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
Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:30 p.m.

The fourth edition of Melodious Notes Over the Harbor promises for a light and beautiful evening of great music. Clarinetist Sue Collado has again assembled a diverse group of island and mainland musicians for a program featuring works by our own island composers Alex Shapiro and Richard Hieronymus, as well as works by Bach, Toch, Faure, Joplin, Devienne, Khatchaturian and more.[more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, March 8, 2015
2:00 p.m.

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. 

It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins.
Suitable for 10 years +[more...]

San Juan Island
March 11; March 12
7:30 p.m.

With Lady Philosophy on trial for idleness and corrupting young minds, a series of luminaries in the history of Western thought, from Socrates to Einstein, are called as witnesses to testify.

Does philosophy have any relevance in a technologically-advanced society? The audience will sit in judgment. [more...]

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

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
Saturday, March 21, 2015
7:30 p.m.

This internationally-acclaimed songwriter duo just happens to live on San Juan Island!

Dave and Mandy have been touring extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe and will be back on the island with a live concert celebrating the release of their new album, Maritime, which captures a moment in time and place from their seaside home. Upon early release in Europe, Maritime charted at #1 on the EuroAmericana Chart for two consecutive months and ranked among the Top Albums of 2014 by The Telegraph, praising it for “...soulful songs, intuitive musicianship and fine singing.” [more...]

San Juan Island
Friday, March 27, 2015 to Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Island teens bring to life this delightful play that blends the tales of Goldilocks, the Three Bears, Red Riding Hood, the Three Pigs, and Hansel and Gretel into a charming production that stays true to the original stories. [more...]

San Juan Island
Monday, March 30, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.[more...]

San Juan Island
Friday, April 3, 2015
7:30 p.m.

“High-caliber acrobatics, aerial artistry and moments of absurd clownery” fill the stage in a mesmerizing production from the Pacific Northwest’s Acrobatic Conundrum circus arts company.[more...]

San Juan Island
Saturday, April 11, 2015 to Sunday, April 12, 2015
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San Juan Community Theatre

San Juan Island’s community chorus celebrates America in all her glorious music with a concert full of all-American songs about our homes, our lives, our neighbors, our work and our play. (With one notable exception which you will simply have to come hear it to know about it!)[more...]

San Juan Island
Sunday, April 26, 2015
2:00 p.m.

Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) leads the stellar cast in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge– the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014. [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
March 11; March 12
7:30 p.m.

With Lady Philosophy on trial for idleness and corrupting young minds, a series of luminaries in the history of Western thought, from Socrates to Einstein, are called as witnesses to testify.

Does philosophy have any relevance in a technologically-advanced society? The audience will sit in judgment. [more...]