Productions by Waco Civic Theatre

Jun. 28 - Jul. 07
 
Waco
James and the Giant Peach by Waco Civic Theatre

James and the Giant Peach
by Waco Civic Theatre

Based on the famous Roald Dahl book, James and the Giant Peach is a fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends, and their amazing …

May. 10 - May. 26
F-Sun
Waco
The Sound of Music by Waco Civic Theatre

The Sound of Music
by Waco Civic Theatre

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry …

Apr. 12
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Waco
Curtain Up - A Century of Storytelling by Waco Civic Theatre

Curtain Up - A Century of Storytelling
by Waco Civic Theatre

Waco Civic Theatre invites you to our fundraiser event CURTAIN UP: A CENTURY OF STORYTELLING as we celebrate 100 years of local theatre. This ticketed event will …

Mar. 15 - Mar. 24
Th-Sun
Waco
The Lightning Thief, the Percy Jackson musical by Waco Civic Theatre

The Lightning Thief, the Percy Jackson musical
by Waco Civic Theatre

As the half-blood son of a Greek god, Percy Jackson has newly-discovered powers he can’t control, a destiny he doesn’t want, and a mythology textbook’s …

Jan. 26 - Jan. 27
F-Sat
Waco
Misery by Waco Civic Theatre

Misery
by Waco Civic Theatre

Misery follows successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up captive …

Jan. 18 - Jan. 21
Th-Sun
Waco
A Simpler Time by Waco Civic Theatre

A Simpler Time
by Waco Civic Theatre

A Simpler Time is a series of comic plays interconnected by a frame story. Each of the nine plays in the collection is by a different …

Dec. 14 - Dec. 23, 2023
Th-Sun
Waco
White Christmas by Waco Civic Theatre

White Christmas
by Waco Civic Theatre

Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of …

Nov. 17 - Nov. 18, 2023
F-Sat
Waco
Significant Other by Waco Civic Theatre

Significant Other
by Waco Civic Theatre

 

Nov. 03 - Nov. 12, 2023
Th-Sun
Waco
The Girl on the Train by Waco Civic Theatre

The Girl on the Train
by Waco Civic Theatre

  Rachel Watson longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and …

Sep. 22 - Oct. 01, 2023
Th-Sun
Waco
Oklahoma! by Waco Civic Theatre

Oklahoma!
by Waco Civic Theatre

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, setting the standards and rules of modern musical theatre. In a Western territory …

Sep. 01 - Sep. 02, 2023
F-Sat
Waco
Ordinary Days by Waco Civic Theatre

Ordinary Days
by Waco Civic Theatre

Ordinary Days is a sung-through musical with music and lyrics by American composer Adam Gwon. Set in New York City, the musical follows four characters, Claire, Jason, Warren, and Deb, exploring …

Jul. 20 - Jul. 30, 2023
Th-Sun
Waco
Oliver! by Waco Civic Theatre

Oliver!
by Waco Civic Theatre

Cast:  

May. 05 - May. 21, 2023
Th-Sun
Waco
Escape to Margaritaville by Waco Civic Theatre

Escape to Margaritaville
by Waco Civic Theatre

Escape to Margaritaville is a musical comedy featuring the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, “Margaritaville,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” “Fins,” “Volcano,” and …

Mar. 24 - Apr. 02, 2023
Th-F, Sun
Waco
Native Gardens by Waco Civic Theatre

Native Gardens
by Waco Civic Theatre

In the suburbs of Washington D.C., a high-powered lawyer named Pablo and his very pregnant, doctoral candidate wife named Tania, have just purchased their dream …

Feb. 09 - Feb. 12, 2023
Th-Sun
Waco
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How I Got Over
by Waco Civic Theatre

 

Dec. 15 - Dec. 17, 2022
Th-Sat
Waco
The Most Wonderful Show of the Year by Waco Civic Theatre

The Most Wonderful Show of the Year
by Waco Civic Theatre

A Texas-style Christmas celebration.  

Dec. 01 - Dec. 04, 2022
Th-Sun
Waco
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Waco Civic Theatre

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Waco Civic Theatre

Beth Bradley’s church’s Christmas pageant is predictable every year — the angel choir wears too much lipstick, the shepherds are all in their father’s bathrobes, …

Oct. 28 - Nov. 06, 2022
F-Sun
Waco
Silent Sky by Waco Civic Theatre

Silent Sky
by Waco Civic Theatre

Silent Sky tells the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, the astronomer ahead of her time. It is 1900, and Henrietta has the opportunity to work at …

Sep. 23 - Oct. 02, 2022
F-Sun
Waco
The Light in the Piazza by Waco Civic Theatre

The Light in the Piazza
by Waco Civic Theatre

Summer 1953: Margaret Johnson, an elegant and strong-willed Southern woman, has taken her daughter, Clara, on a vacation to Italy. When a gust of wind …

Mar. 25 - Apr. 03, 2022
F-Sun
Waco
Bright Star by Waco Civic Theatre

Bright Star
by Waco Civic Theatre

Inspired by a true story and featuring a Tony®-nominated score by Waco native Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s BRIGHT STAR tells a sweeping tale …

Feb. 24 - Feb. 27, 2022
Th-Sun
Waco
Having Our Say - The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years by Waco Civic Theatre

Having Our Say - The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years
by Waco Civic Theatre

HAVING OUR SAY opens as 103-year-old Sadie Delany and 101-year-old Bessie Delany welcome us into their Mount Vernon, New York, home. As they prepare a …

Dec. 10 - Dec. 11, 2021
F-Sat
Waco
A Little House Christmas by Waco Civic Theatre

A Little House Christmas
by Waco Civic Theatre

A LITTLE HOUSE CHRISTMAS Based on LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE by Laura Ingalls Wilder Adapted for the stage by James DeVita Presented by arrangement …

Sep. 17 - Sep. 26, 2021
F-Sun
Waco
Outside Mullingar by Waco Civic Theatre

Outside Mullingar
by Waco Civic Theatre

  A good-hearted comedy freckled with dark reflections by the author of Moonstruck in this very Irish story that revels in a turn of phrase, …

Jul. 16 - Jul. 25, 2021
F-Sun
Waco
Little Women, the Broadway musical by Waco Civic Theatre

Little Women, the Broadway musical
by Waco Civic Theatre

The beloved Louisa May Alcott story comes to the stage! Based on Louisa May Alcott’s 1868–69 semi-autobiographical two-volume novel, it focuses on the four March …

Jun. 18 - Jun. 20, 2021
F-Sun
Everywhere
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Waco Civic Theatre

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
by Waco Civic Theatre

The play takes place in South Philadelphia in March 1959. Billie Holiday is performing in a run-down bar, during one of her last performances before …

May. 20 - May. 23, 2021
Th-Sun
Waco
Fireflies, a romantic comedy by Waco Civic Theatre

Fireflies, a romantic comedy
by Waco Civic Theatre

Retired schoolteacher Eleanor Bannister lives a quiet life alone in tiny Groverdell, Texas, set in her routines and secure in her position as the town’s …

May. 07 - May. 23, 2021
Th-Sun
Waco
The Music Man by Waco Civic Theatre

The Music Man
by Waco Civic Theatre

The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a …

Apr. 23 - May. 02, 2021
F-Sun
Everywhere
The Last Five Years by Waco Civic Theatre

The Last Five Years
by Waco Civic Theatre

This modern musical by Jason Robert Brown ingeniously chronicles the five-year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up and from break-up to meeting. The …

Mar. 25 - Mar. 28, 2021
 
Everywhere
Emma (adapted from Jane Austen) by Waco Civic Theatre

Emma (adapted from Jane Austen)
by Waco Civic Theatre

Emma is a beautiful, high-spirited, intelligent, and ‘slightly’ spoiled young woman from the landed gentry. She is twenty when the story opens. Her mother died …

Aug. 21 - Aug. 23, 2020
F-Sun
Waco
Storybook Variety Hour by Waco Civic Theatre

Storybook Variety Hour
by Waco Civic Theatre

Storybook Waco Variety Hour is an original musical featuring familiar songs and beloved characters from your favorite fairy tales! Join Alice and Wendy, as they …

Dec. 05 - Dec. 08, 2019
Th-Sun
Waco
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Waco Civic Theatre

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Waco Civic Theatre

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively …

Oct. 18 - Oct. 27, 2019
Th-Sun
Waco
The Drowsy Chaperone by Waco Civic Theatre

The Drowsy Chaperone
by Waco Civic Theatre

With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 …

Sep. 06 - Sep. 15, 2019
Th-Sun
Waco
Calendar Girls by Waco Civic Theatre

Calendar Girls
by Waco Civic Theatre

When Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting …

May. 05 - May. 21, 2017
F-Sun
Waco
Rent by Waco Civic Theatre

Rent
by Waco Civic Theatre

Based loosely on Puccini’s La Boheme, Jonathan Larson’s Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and …

Jan. 27 - Feb. 05, 2017
F-Sun
Waco
Waco Civic Theatre

Almost, Maine
by Waco Civic Theatre

Dec. 02 - Dec. 11, 2016
F-Sun
Waco
Million Dollar Quartet by Waco Civic Theatre

Million Dollar Quartet
by Waco Civic Theatre

Million Dollar Quartet is a jukebox musical written by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott. It dramatizes the Million Dollar Quartet recording session of December 4, 1956, among early Rock and roll stars Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl …

Oct. 21 - Nov. 06, 2016
F-Sun
Waco
Sweeney Todd by Waco Civic Theatre

Sweeney Todd
by Waco Civic Theatre

Attend this dark and witty tale of love, London, murder and revenge. Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance …

Jul. 22 - Jul. 31, 2016
F-Sun
Waco
Beauty and the Beast by Waco Civic Theatre

Beauty and the Beast
by Waco Civic Theatre

Beauty and the Beast--Cast List BELLE: Meredith Marcum, Ashley Meade BEAST: John Tripp, Todd Blattman GASTON: Jonah Hardt, Tyler Miller MAURICE: Bill Selby, Scott Peden …

May. 06 - May. 22, 2016
Th-Sun
Waco
Sister Act by Waco Civic Theatre

Sister Act
by Waco Civic Theatre

Based on the 1992 film of the same name, Sister Act tells the story of aspiring disco diva Deloris Van Cartier. Trying to work her way to …

Apr. 01 - Apr. 10, 2016
F-Sun
Waco
The Great Gatsby by Waco Civic Theatre

The Great Gatsby
by Waco Civic Theatre

Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan. Nick Carraway, a young newcomer to Long Island, is drawn into their world of …

Feb. 12 - Feb. 21, 2016
F-Sun
Waco
A Song for Coretta by Waco Civic Theatre

A Song for Coretta
by Waco Civic Theatre

On February 6, 2006, people began lining up at dawn outside of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church to pay their respects to the late Mrs. Coretta …

Jan. 28 - Jan. 31, 2016
Th-Sat
Waco
Miss Nelson is Missing by Waco Civic Theatre

Miss Nelson is Missing
by Waco Civic Theatre

Miss Nelson can’t control her crazy classroom because she’s just too nice. But when she disappears, her replacement is the hard-as-nails, detention-loving, recess-canceling, homework-overloading substitute …

Dec. 04 - Dec. 13, 2015
F-Sun
Waco
Miracle on 34th Street by Waco Civic Theatre

Miracle on 34th Street
by Waco Civic Theatre

By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy’s. Kris unleashes waves of good will …

Oct. 16 - Nov. 01, 2015
F-Sun
Waco
The Addams Family by Waco Civic Theatre

The Addams Family
by Waco Civic Theatre

The Addams Family Musical features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in …

Sep. 04 - Sep. 13, 2015
F-Sun
Waco
I Hate Hamlet by Waco Civic Theatre

I Hate Hamlet
by Waco Civic Theatre

A young and successful television actor relocates to New York, where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment. With his television career in limbo, the actor …

Jun. 19 - Jun. 20, 2015
F-Sat
Waco
Driving Miss Daisy by Waco Civic Theatre

Driving Miss Daisy
by Waco Civic Theatre

Daisy is a Jewish widow who still sounds like the elementary school teacher she once was. Hoke is an African American driver hired by Miss …

Apr. 24 - May. 10, 2015
Th-Sun
Waco
Shrek The Musical by Waco Civic Theatre

Shrek The Musical
by Waco Civic Theatre

In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre - not a handsome prince - shows up to rescue a …

Mar. 13 - Mar. 22, 2015
F-Sun
Waco
Boeing Boeing by Waco Civic Theatre

Boeing Boeing
by Waco Civic Theatre

It's the 1960s, and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn't be happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about …

Jan. 30 - Feb. 15, 2015
 
Waco
Crowns, a gospel musical by Waco Civic Theatre

Crowns, a gospel musical
by Waco Civic Theatre

A moving and celebratory musical play in which a young black woman has come down South to stay with her aunt. Hats are everywhere, in …