Calendar Girls

FEBRUARY 5-20, 2016 When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade other members of their women’s group to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes…

Center for Theatre Arts

Take your kids to see live theatre!

It was exciting to have so many regional schools attend this season’s school performances of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. We strive to choose TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) productions that address your curriculum, as well as social issues that children face. We want to thank the schools that traveled to our theatre to…

Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing

SCHOOL PERFORMANCES: MARCH 1-3 PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: MARCH 5  |  2:00pm Reserve a School Performance > Nine-year-old Peter Hatcher’s life would be sweet if it weren’t for Fudge, his toddler terror of a brother. Fudge seems to get away with everything, whether he’s throwing a tantrum at the shoe store, acting like a bird on the jungle…

Salina Community Theatre

Nora Ephron staged reading scheduled

As part of our mission to present new plays with issue driven subjects, Salina Community Theatre will present a staged reading of Nora Ephron’s play Love, Loss, and What I Wore. The presentation of this funny and evocative play will take place July 22, 23, and 24 in the Sunflower Financial Theatre. This is a play of…

dancing with salina stars

2016 Dancing With Salina Stars recap

Another year of local ‘celebrity’ dancing is in the books, and Scott Owings and his partner Kati Komarek (pictured at left) were the winners of the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy! Congratulations to Scott and Kati — this is Kati’s third win! With attendance of almost 300, this was a fun and eventful fundraising night for…

Singin’ in the Rain

JUNE 10-26, 2016 This is a classic musical about Hollywood in the 20s when silent pictures were giving way to the “talkies.” It’s a light-hearted spoof of frantic Hollywood as the advent of sound changes all the movie making rules and Monumental Studios prepares its romantic epic, The Duelling Cavalier. It includes some of the…

MIchael Spicer

Ode to Norman

Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her book “Death and Dying” defines for us the stages of bereavement that we’re supposed to go through when we lose a loved one. Many of you know these stages already: denial, anger, depression, bargaining, and acceptance. If you stand just outside that inner circle of pain, you can often see…