Arcata Playhouse

"Since 2006 the Arcata Playhouse and Playhouse Arts have established themselves as vital contributors to the cultural livelihood of Arcata and Humboldt County. By presenting exciting high quality music and theater in an intimate setting for young and old alike, the Playhouse has garnered a stellar reputation as one of our community’s finest cultural gems." - Arcata Playhouse website.

Upcoming events

Tomorrow

Les Yeux Noirs
Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $18 / $15 Students and Members
Equal parts gypsy and klezmer (with plenty of jazzy flourishes to boot), the band draw on music from right across the region, from Hungary down to Armenia.
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Thursday

John Craigie Trio, Anna Tivel
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv.
Chris Parreira Presents presents two amazing west coast singer/songwriters.
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Saturday

John Reischman and the Jaybirds
Arcata Playhouse / 8-10 p.m. / $13 Students & Members / $15 General
"Like the mandolinist at its helm, the group fashions a stylish, elegant take on bluegrass that is at once innovative and unadorned, sophisticated and stripped-down, happily old-fashioned, yet unselfconsciously new."
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John Reischman and the Jaybirds
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $13 Students and Members
"Like the mandolinist at its helm, the group fashions a stylish, elegant take on bluegrass that is at once innovative and unadorned, sophisticated and stripped-down, happily old-fashioned, yet unselfconsciously new."
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Friday, March 13

Wonderheads Mask Theater (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 7-9 p.m. / $10 Students & Members / $12 General
"Think living cartoon." Multi-award winning physical theater company specializing in mask performance and exquisite visual storytelling. They work in full-face mask, a rare and whimsical form of theater.
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Saturday, March 14

Wonderheads Mask Theater (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 7-9 p.m. / $10 Students & members / $12 General
"Think living cartoon." Multi-award winning physical theater company specializing in mask performance and exquisite visual storytelling. They work in full-face mask, a rare and whimsical form of theater.
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Friday, March 20

The Good Body
Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $12 / $8 Students / 18+
The forbidden pleasure of ice cream, the effects of botox, and the absurdity of the beauty industry all come together in the new work by Eve Ensler.
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Sunday, March 29

Laurie Lewis and Kathy Kallick featuring Tom Rozum
Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $18 / $15 Students and Members & HFS members
"Lewis and Kallick share and swap the lead and harmony vocal parts, and are ably assisted by some of the west coast’s finest musicians including Tom Rozum. For those crying out for honest bluegrass music like it used to be..."
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Friday, April 3

Thumbelina (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 7-9 p.m. / $10 Students & Members / $12 General
Thumbelina is one of Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen's most delightful characters, a miniature girl born from a flower who has to find her own way in the world of nature. This magical shadow production journeys through a series of natural habitats to discover Thumbelina’s home.
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Saturday, April 4

Thumbelina (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 2-4 p.m. / $10 Students & Members / $12 General
Thumbelina is one of Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen's most delightful characters, a miniature girl born from a flower who has to find her own way in the world of nature. This magical shadow production journeys through a series of natural habitats to discover Thumbelina’s home.
822-1575 / info@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Thumbelina (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 7-9 p.m. / $10 Students & Members / $12 General
Thumbelina is one of Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen's most delightful characters, a miniature girl born from a flower who has to find her own way in the world of nature. This magical shadow production journeys through a series of natural habitats to discover Thumbelina’s home.
822-1575 / info@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Tuesday, April 28

The Handsome Family
Arcata Playhouse / 8-10 p.m. / $15 Students & Members / $18 General
The Handsome Family is a 20-year songwriting collaboration between husband and wife, Brett (music) and Rennie Sparks (words). "
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Friday, May 15

Coventry and Kaluza (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 7-9 p.m. / $10 Students & Members / $12 General
Award-winning physical theater and circus duo from San Francisco. They bring a variety of skills and thrills to their unique circus show which features multiple characters, juggling, extreme acrobatics, extraordinary music, high numbers hula-hooping and ridiculousness.
822-1575 / info@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Saturday, May 16

Coventry and Kaluza (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 2-4 p.m. / $10 Students & Members / $12 General
Award-winning physical theater and circus duo from San Francisco. They bring a variety of skills and thrills to their unique circus show which features multiple characters, juggling, extreme acrobatics, extraordinary music, high numbers hula-hooping and ridiculousness.
822-1575 / info@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Coventry and Kaluza (Family Fun Series)
Arcata Playhouse / 7-9 p.m. / $10 Students & Members / $12 General
Award-winning physical theater and circus duo from San Francisco. They bring a variety of skills and thrills to their unique circus show which features multiple characters, juggling, extreme acrobatics, extraordinary music, high numbers hula-hooping and ridiculousness.
822-1575 / info@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

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