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Arcata Playhouse

"Since 2006 the Arcata Playhouse and Playhouse Arts have established themselves as vital contributors to the cultural livelihood of Arcata and Humboldt County. By presenting exciting high quality music and theater in an intimate setting for young and old alike, the Playhouse has garnered a stellar reputation as one of our community’s finest cultural gems." - Arcata Playhouse website.

Upcoming events

Friday, Oct. 5

Eliza Gilkyson, Nina Gerber

Arcata Playhouse / 8-11 p.m. / $26 / $24 Humboldt Folklife and Playhouse Members / $30 Day of Show Purchase

Veteran Austin-based singer/songwriter performs.

822-1575 / David@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Friday, Oct. 12

Papaya Lounge

Arcata Playhouse / 8-11 p.m. / $15 / $13 Students and Arcata Playhouse Members

Papaya Lounge returns to the Arcata Playhouse for two nights. The show mixing local performers with out of town guests in the setting of a seedy cabaret nightclub.

822-1575 / David@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Saturday, Oct. 13

Papaya Lounge

Arcata Playhouse / 8-11 p.m. / $15 / $13 Students and Arcata Playhouse Members

Papaya Lounge returns to the Arcata Playhouse for two nights. The show mixing local performers with out of town guests in the setting of a seedy cabaret nightclub.

822-1575 / David@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Sunday, Oct. 14

Against the Wind PEACE Festival: Songs of Resistance

Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $15 / $12 Advance

Before the ships and sailors of Greenpeace placed themselves in harm’s way to protect the planet, there was the Golden Rule, the boat and concept of active resistance. This special performance showcases local musicians sharing greatest hit songs of protest in a week of PEACE festivities.

822-1575 / Web site

Against the Wind Peace Festival: Songs of Resistance

Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $15 / $12 advance

Local musicians share great protest hits.

822-1575 / Web site

Friday, Oct. 19

Which Way the Wind?

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 advance

The revival of a 1960 anti-nuclear pro-peace play, part of the Against the Wind Festival Directed by John Heckel, featuring local performers. A powerful and historically important theatre work re-mounted to fundraise for the voyage of the "peace boat" the Golden Rule.

822-1575 / Web site

Saturday, Oct. 20

Which Way the Wind?

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 advance

The revival of a 1960 anti-nuclear pro-peace play, part of the Against the Wind Festival Directed by John Heckel, featuring local performers. A powerful and historically important theatre work re-mounted to fundraise for the voyage of the "peace boat" the Golden Rule.

822-1575 / Web site

Sunday, Oct. 21

Which Way the Wind?

Arcata Playhouse / 2 p.m. / $15 / $12 advance

The revival of a 1960 anti-nuclear pro-peace play, part of the Against the Wind Festival Directed by John Heckel, featuring local performers. A powerful and historically important theatre work re-mounted to fundraise for the voyage of the "peace boat" the Golden Rule.

822-1575 / Web site