Grand Rapids Civic Theatre recently announced its 2017-2018 season

A cat in a hat, everybody’s favorite red hair orphan, and a grumpy green Ogre will lead the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s 2017-2018 season.


The theater company recently announced its upcoming season which will include the musicals “Seussical the Musical, Oct. 20 -29; “Annie,” Nov. 17 – Dec. 17; “My Fair Lady,” Feb. 23 – March 18; and “Shrek the Musical,” June 1 – 17.


Kick off the season will be the play “Calendar Girls,” Sept. 15 – Oct. 1, the story of a group of middle-age garden club members who decide to create a pin-up calendar. Other plays for the season are “All the Way,” Jan. 12 – 28, a look behind the doors of the Oval Office as President Lyndon Johnson tries to pass a landmark civic rights bill, and “Akeelah and the Bee,” April 20 – 29, a young women’s fight against the odds to be placed at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


The Summer Repertory Theatre Intensive showcases will feature the musical “School of Rock” and the classic Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women,” July 27 – Aug. 5.


Season subscriptions are on sale through Dec. 30. General tickets to individual shows will be on sale starting Aug. 23. For more information, visit or call 616-222-6650.