grand rapids civic theatre

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages Murder On The Orient Express

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 04-22-2024 under OPINION

Sherlock Holmes was so popular that Arthur Conan Doyle, his creator, having killed the detective (in "The Final Problem," 1893), later ended up resurrecting him, compelled by the demands of the public and barrels filled with money. Nearly...

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages The Sound Of Music

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 11-24-2021 under OPINION

"I don't want to be thought of as wholesome," Julie Andrews once said but it was too late. Mary Poppins (1964) instantly established her as a model of wholesomeness, and, a year later, The Sound of Music settled the...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-01-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre launches Drive-In Live Theatre Series Grand Rapids Civic Theatre (GRCT) is launching a Drive-In Live Theatre Series, it announced Tuesday. The series will take place at the DeltaPlex Arena's parking lot and run...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer strengthens enforcement of Michigan face covering, capacity orders Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive directive on Tuesday to ensure enforcement of her COVID-19 response orders, including Michigan's face covering requirement...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Thursday, April 16 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-16-2020 under NEWS

As of today, April 16, Kent County has a confirmed 385 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths. Statewide, there are a confirmed 29,263 cases and 2,093 deaths. Shared in this Thursday, April 16, update are continued COVID-19 responses impacting Grand Rapids...

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre crowdfunding campaign involves community in new way for Avenue Q

by (GRCT)

Submitted 04-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts launched a crowdfunding campaign last week to invite the people of West Michigan to come together as an artistic sponsor for the upcoming musical, Avenue Q. While it is not uncommon for...

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Les Miserables continues to draw crowds at Civic Theatre

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under OPINION

Since the debut of the musical “Les Miserables” on February 28 at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, the community theatre has been putting on shows for packed audiences. The local production is captivating the crowd with Victor Hugo...

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Bring your Ideas Worth Sharing to LINC this Saturday for the TEDxGR Pop Up event

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 01-30-2013 under NEWS

Do you love talking about ideas worth spreading with people who love our community? Then bring your ideas and passion this Saturday for your chance to participate in a local version of the world renowned TED conference. The TEDxGR team will be...

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Six Sons, Six Eagles: Local Boy Scout joins his five brothers in earning Scouting's highest rank

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 08-24-2012 under OPINION

For some time, Augustine Iacopelli had been wondering how he could match the license plate of  his wife, Diane, which reads, "6 SONS." But when their youngest son, Nathan, became the sixth Iacopelli son to earn the rank of Eagle Scout...

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Civic Theatre's comical musical Bye, Bye Birdie to end this weekend

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 03-15-2012 under OPINION

Bye, Bye Birdie is a rocking parody of Elvis Presley. Set in 1958, the musical centers on Conrad Birdie (Jacob Loader), a hip-revolving, twist-turning pop star who, like Elvis Presley, is going off to war. Albert Peterson (Matt Dixon) and Rosie...

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