The Washburn Review

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ indulges audience

Lisa Herdman

July 27, 2016

The Topeka Civic Theatre cast is performing "Bye Bye Birdie," a comedy musical about a rock-and-roll artist about to be drafted into the army, at 7 p.m. from July 22 to August 7 at the Helen Hocker Theater in Gage Park. ...

Topeka Civic Theatre’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ excites, enchants

Ali Dade

July 21, 2016

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” is the current musical running at Topeka Civic Theatre. It is based upon the Disney Motion Picture, “The Little Mermaid” that was originally released November, 1989. The plot foll...

‘The Whipping Man’ awes and inspires

Lisa Herdman

June 21, 2016

Three men, one set and an awkward situation. Topeka Civic Theatre presents The Whipping Man, a play following a man returning home injured after the Civil War to his two former slaves, from June 10 to June 18. It is 1865 a...

Brief: ‘Addams Family Musical’

Michael Anschutz

September 13, 2015

Opening on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. "The Addams Family Musical" will be opening at Topeka Civic Theatre. The show will run through to Oct. 10 in the Shessel theater of TCT. The musical follows the kooky and spooky ...

Topeka Civic Theatre prepares for rare production

Grace Foiles

June 9, 2015

The Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy will continue its season with a pop opera titled “Bare,” which details the lives of a group of high school seniors at a Catholic boarding school. “‘Bare’ is a modern day...