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
Sunday, November 2, 2014 to Monday, May 25, 2015
Mondays 7:00 p.m. & Sundays 2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

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
December 19; December 20
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

The Witsend Productions’ group of island actors and comedians are back for the holidays with a beloved American classic with a KWIT twist! It’s a Wonderful Life comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. [more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, December 21, 2014
2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Enjoy free popcorn and soda as a new Santa comes to life in this 1994 Disney classic featuring comedian Tim Allen. Allen plays a divorced dad who has custody of his son on Christmas Eve. After he accidentally kills a man in a Santa suit, they are magically transported to the North Pole, where an elf explains that he must take Santa's place before the next Christmas arrives. He thinks he's dreaming, but was he?Following the movie, join the Island’s Kate Schuman in a family sing-along in the Whittier. “Oh what fun it is to be” at SJCT for the holidays! [more...]

San Juan Island
Monday, December 22, 2014 to Sunday, December 28, 2014
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San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s godfather, Drosselmeyer, gives her a strange toy: a wooden nutcracker carved in the shape of a little man. At midnight, when the celebrations are over, all the toys magically come to life. The nutcracker grows to human size and takes charge of the tin soldiers, flying to the rescue of Marie, who is threatened by the Mouse King and his mouse army.[more...]

San Juan Island
Friday, January 2, 2015
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.[more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, January 4, 2015
2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

ames Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art. [more...]

San Juan Island
January 15; January 16; January 17; January 18
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San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Friday Harbor Drama Group presents "The Secret Case of Sherlock Holmes." It’s the first case for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Their client—a young H.G. Wells—has hired the novice detectives to find a manuscript by Arthur Conan Doyle.[more...]

San Juan Island
Monday, January 19, 2015
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). [more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, February 15, 2015
2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

The Tales of HoffmannThe magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production.Soprano Hibla Gerzmava faces the operatic hurdle of singing all three heroines—each an idealized embodiment of some aspect of Hoffmann’s desire. Thomas Hampson portrays the shadowy Four Villains, and Yves Abel conducts the sparkling score. [more...]

San Juan Island
Monday, February 23, 2015
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale (Iolanta) followed by an erotic psychological thriller (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle). Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in Iolanta, while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by c[more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, March 15, 2015
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Scott. DiDonato is the “lady of the lake” of the title, and Flórez is the king who relentlessly pursues her, their vocal fireworks embellishing the romantic plot in this Met premiere production conducted by Michele Mariotti. [more...]

San Juan Island
Monday, May 25, 2015
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

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. Eva-Maria Westbroek (Cav) and Patricia Racette (Pag) sing the unlucky he[more...]

San Juan Island
December 19; December 20
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

The Witsend Productions’ group of island actors and comedians are back for the holidays with a beloved American classic with a KWIT twist! It’s a Wonderful Life comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. [more...]

San Juan Island
January 15; January 16; January 17; January 18
See Description
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Friday Harbor Drama Group presents "The Secret Case of Sherlock Holmes." It’s the first case for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Their client—a young H.G. Wells—has hired the novice detectives to find a manuscript by Arthur Conan Doyle.[more...]

San Juan Island
January 15; January 16; January 17; January 18
See Description
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Friday Harbor Drama Group presents "The Secret Case of Sherlock Holmes." It’s the first case for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Their client—a young H.G. Wells—has hired the novice detectives to find a manuscript by Arthur Conan Doyle.[more...]

San Juan Island
January 15; January 16; January 17; January 18
See Description
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Friday Harbor Drama Group presents "The Secret Case of Sherlock Holmes." It’s the first case for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Their client—a young H.G. Wells—has hired the novice detectives to find a manuscript by Arthur Conan Doyle.[more...]