Coming up at the Playhouse


Saturday, February 16 at 8pm   
Nels Cline 4

Featuring Nels Cline on guitar, Julian Lage on guitar plus the fierce and versatile rhythm section of bassist Scott Colley and drummer Tom Rainey. Prepare for a sonic evening with two great guitarists.

Saturday, February 23 at 8pm and Sunday, February 24 at 2pm
The Work show  
Jeff DeMark and The Gila Monsters present The Work Show, a Variety Show featuring songs and stories about work.

Thursday, February 28 at 8pm
Tickets Poet Jerry Martien returns to the Arcata Playhouse on Thursday, February 28 accompanied by Thad Beckman, Danny Montgomery, Gary Davidson, and Fred Neighbor.

Friday, March 1 at 8pm
Thad Beckman Trio
Tickets Thad Beckman returns after a lengthy hiatus. His trio of Gary Davidson and Danny Montgomery will debut some new music as well and some familiar songs.

Thursday, March 14 at 7:30pm
Alice DiMicele
Singer/Songwriter Alice DiMicele in concert solo: a woman and her acoustic guitar.

Robin Hood Knight of the Stars

The Arcata Playhouse annual holiday show heads for outerspace with Robin Hood: Knights of the Stars A Space-Capade opening December 6 and running for two weekends. Thu-Sat, December 6,7,8,13,14,15 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 9 at 2pm.

In space no-one can hear you scream with laughter in this fun Holiday Panto for the whole family. Across the planetary systems, The Sherriff of Not-again is getting richer while the poor are getting poorer – if only there was someone to come to the rescue. Enter Robin Hood Space Knight. Join him and his Starry Men as they romp through space meeting various local stars along the way. 

Along with special guests each night the show features Alex Blouin as Robin Hood and David Powell as Omar Sherriff of Not-again with Jackie Dandeneau, Ben Clifton, James Peck, Jeff Kelly, Benjamin Shaeffer and Sarah Peters. Music by the Blue Lake Community Choir and musicians Tim Randles, Mike LaBolle and Misha Scott.

Special rotating nightly guests include Bandamonium, Sienna Nelson and Skye McKinley, Art Jones, The Beaverettes. Lyndsey Battle, Kati Texas, Jill Petricca Flute Ensemble and Space Socks.

Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 6,7,8,13,14,15 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 9 at 2pm. Tickets are $12 general, $10 students and seniors and $8 youth 12 and under.  There is a special benefit performance for the Arcata Soroptomists on Friday, December 7 for $15.

Tickets available at Wildberries Marketplace, online at or reserve at 707-822-1575.