San Juan Community Theatre

100 Second St.
Friday Harbor
Friday Harbor
(360) 378-3210

San Juan Community Theatre is a state-of-the-art facility far exceeding expectations of what might be found on a remote island. The theatre offers a broad variety of high-quality, locally-produced events, as well as performances by renowned touring music, theatre and dance companies, and is active year-round.

Upcoming Events

San Juan Island
Friday, January 2, 2015 to Monday, May 25, 2015
Mondays 7:00 p.m. & Sundays 2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

San Juan Community Theatre will be presenting The Met: Live in HD and National Theatre Live productions inside the Whittier Theatre (see schedule below). SJCT joins more than 1,900 theaters in 64 countries that will record the live transmissions via a satellite feed and then present them to theater audiences. SJCT enters its second year of partnership with The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high definition performance transmissions to theaters around the world.[more...]

San Juan Island
Monday, May 25, 2015
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. 

Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticanaand Canio in Pagliacci

Rae Smith (War Horse) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of Cavalleria, which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of Pagliacci. [more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, June 7, 2015
2:00 pm
San Juan Community Theatre

Celebrating its 17th year in Friday Harbor, Barbershop Bonanza honors this uniquely American music with contemporary and old-time favorites full of four-part harmonies.

Directed by Angel Michaels, the Bonanza is hosted by San Juan’s mixed barbershop chorus, Island Chordsmen Plus and features the island’s local women’s a cappella ensemble, Sound Vibrations.

This year’s visiting groups feature a championship women’s a cappella chorus from the Puget Sound area, Pacific Sound Chorus and the Canadian quartet Bon Vivants.[more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, June 14, 2015
2:00 p.m.

Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.

A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live. [more...]

San Juan Island
Saturday, June 20, 2015
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

Join Bill & Rita Ament and local island performers, children through adults (ages 2 on up), for their 31th annual Dance Happy extravaganza.

The traditional Dance Happy show is guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, giggle, aah, ooh la la, smile, wiggle, wow, clap, cheer and be totally inspired[more...]

San Juan Island
Monday, June 22, 2015
7:00 p.m.

War is the inevitable result when the King of France demands that John (played by Tom McCamus) relinquish his crown in favor of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur.

Excommunication, attempted atrocity, rebellion and assassination all contribute to a political and personal turmoil that finds devastating expression in an anguished mother’s grief for her son. [more...]

San Juan Island
June 26 - June 27
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

This new  island festival brings acclaimed Pacific Northwest musicians to the island to perform masterworks of chamber music!

“Each evening will offer different musicians and a variety of different pieces, from Beethoven through contemporary artists,” said festival director Sasha von Dassow. [more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, July 5, 2015
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

Since 2002, Abbey Road LIVE! has been rocking the music of the Beatles at theaters, clubs and festivals across the country. This will be their fifth time to the island since 2009, with each performance bringing in folks of all ages to share in the magic.

Initially a tribute to the monumental Abbey Road album, the band has expanded its repertoire to include more than 100 Beatles tunes, from all eras of the Fab Four's career.[more...]

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

The blues aren’t often associated with the North, but Massachusetts native Albert Cummings is breaking the mold.

As a child, he learned the requisite three chords on the guitar from his father, but then switched to playing banjo at age 12 and became a fan of bluegrass music. When he heard the early recordings of Stevie Ray Vaughan (and later while in college saw Vaughn in concert), Cummings returned to the guitar with a new outlook and resolve.[more...]

San Juan Island
June 26 - June 27
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

This new  island festival brings acclaimed Pacific Northwest musicians to the island to perform masterworks of chamber music!

“Each evening will offer different musicians and a variety of different pieces, from Beethoven through contemporary artists,” said festival director Sasha von Dassow. [more...]

San Juan Island
May 15; May 16; May 17; May 21; May 22; May 23; May 24; May 28; May 29; May 30
Thu., Fri., Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

“What a way to make a living!”

Our spring musical takes us back to 1979 and to the corporate workplace with Violet, Judy and Doralee as they live out their wildest fantasy: giving their boss the boot! Nominated for four Tony Awards and based on the 1980 movie of the same name, the comedy is full of hum-making music and plenty of laughs as the women turn the tables on their obnoxious and chauvinistic boss.[more...]

San Juan Island
May 15; May 16; May 17; May 21; May 22; May 23; May 24; May 28; May 29; May 30
Thu., Fri., Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

“What a way to make a living!”

Our spring musical takes us back to 1979 and to the corporate workplace with Violet, Judy and Doralee as they live out their wildest fantasy: giving their boss the boot! Nominated for four Tony Awards and based on the 1980 movie of the same name, the comedy is full of hum-making music and plenty of laughs as the women turn the tables on their obnoxious and chauvinistic boss.[more...]

San Juan Island
May 15; May 16; May 17; May 21; May 22; May 23; May 24; May 28; May 29; May 30
Thu., Fri., Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

“What a way to make a living!”

Our spring musical takes us back to 1979 and to the corporate workplace with Violet, Judy and Doralee as they live out their wildest fantasy: giving their boss the boot! Nominated for four Tony Awards and based on the 1980 movie of the same name, the comedy is full of hum-making music and plenty of laughs as the women turn the tables on their obnoxious and chauvinistic boss.[more...]

San Juan Island
May 15; May 16; May 17; May 21; May 22; May 23; May 24; May 28; May 29; May 30
Thu., Fri., Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

“What a way to make a living!”

Our spring musical takes us back to 1979 and to the corporate workplace with Violet, Judy and Doralee as they live out their wildest fantasy: giving their boss the boot! Nominated for four Tony Awards and based on the 1980 movie of the same name, the comedy is full of hum-making music and plenty of laughs as the women turn the tables on their obnoxious and chauvinistic boss.[more...]

San Juan Island
May 15; May 16; May 17; May 21; May 22; May 23; May 24; May 28; May 29; May 30
Thu., Fri., Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

“What a way to make a living!”

Our spring musical takes us back to 1979 and to the corporate workplace with Violet, Judy and Doralee as they live out their wildest fantasy: giving their boss the boot! Nominated for four Tony Awards and based on the 1980 movie of the same name, the comedy is full of hum-making music and plenty of laughs as the women turn the tables on their obnoxious and chauvinistic boss.[more...]