Stories tagged: Stage
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
The Modern Coeur d’Alene has rechristened itself Lake City Playhouse, the name that had adorned the Garden Avenue location for decades before it took on the Modern moniker in 2014.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
You know the story. A plucky orphan girl and her scruffy dog are begrudgingly adopted by a cantankerous billionaire in Depression-era New York, and his emotional resistance toward her is …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 8 a.m.
After a brief respite during the Christmas season, activity on area stages is starting to pick up again. A few shows are currently running – the heartwarming drama “Tuesdays With …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
James Monroe Iglehart, the star of “Aladdin” on Broadway, will join “Hamilton” in the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson starting in mid-April.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Best of Broadway season continues with a touring production of the 2013 Tony winner for best musical revival.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
The Jimmy Buffett musical making its world premiere this year in California will make stops in New Orleans, Houston and Chicago before docking on Broadway.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 5 a.m.
“Pippin,” the postmodern medieval musical, has been a staple of the stage since its 1972 premiere. It was revamped for a Tony Award-winning Broadway revival in 2013, and the touring …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
The 1973 revival of the musical comedy “Irene” barely registers as a blip in the history of Broadway theater, but the death Wednesday of star Debbie Reynolds means the production …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11 a.m.
It was common practice in the 1940s and ’50s to adapt popular movies into hour-long radio dramas. Frank Capra’s 1946 classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” was one of those films, …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 9 a.m.
LONDON – One of the great theatrical bromances of our time is coming to the big screen. Onstage co-stars and offstage pals Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have capped a …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Former “Saturday Night Live” star Taran Killam will be getting plenty of live performances next year – he’s joining the Broadway company of “Hamilton.”
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, noon
Now in its fifth year in Coeur d’Alene, the “Traditions of Christmas” is an old-fashioned holiday variety show, with dancing, singing, skits and seasonal fun.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Every year around this time, there are more local Christmas concerts and plays than you could possibly see in a single season. It’s enough to make your head spin with …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
British rock icon Elton John will bring his latest tour to Spokane in March. John, who last played town in 2014, will be at the Spokane Arena on March 5 …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 10 a.m.
The Modern Theater is staging “All is Calm” for the third straight holiday season. Its 10-man cast tells the story of the Christmas truce through real letters written by soldiers …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 7 p.m.
The theme is family. The words “cozy” and “friends” and “cheer” are frequent descriptors.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 10 a.m.
Right in time for the holidays, “Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings” hits Spokane Civic Theatre on Friday, a rollicking, feel-good, willfully goofy Christmas comedy that’s plastered wall-to-wall with classic songs.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11 a.m.
The group’s “Legacy” tour visits Northern Quest on Saturday.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
Area stages will be bustling with Christmas-themed productions in December
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Conductor Pavel Baleff first appeared with the Spokane Symphony three years ago in a program of Brahms and Schumann so beautifully presented that audiences were left awaiting his return eagerly. …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Luckily for us, King’s artistic output was much deeper than the 12 tracks on “Tapestry.” With her former husband Gerry Goffin, King wrote a string of hits for groups like …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 8 a.m.
Making ‘Beautiful’ music: Real-life couple behind musical’s characters reflect on Carole King and their career
The odds are good that Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil are responsible for a song you love. The retired songwriting duo have been dramatized in supporting roles in the Tony …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 10 p.m.
The typical fairy tale ending gets thrown by the wayside at Coeur d’Alene Murder Mystery Theatre’s “Fairy Tale Murder Show,” a murder mystery show just in time for Halloween.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 5 p.m.
Few pieces of theater better represent the culture’s shifting social mores than “The Rocky Horror Show.” What was seen as a risque cult curiosity upon its premiere in 1973 is …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016
Following a change in management, Spokane Civic Theatre ushers in its 70th year with new artistic director Lenny Bart and CEO Mike Shannon at its helm. Bart, who moved to …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, noon
Coeur d’Alene stage producer Laura Little is part of the team behind “Come From Away,” a popular musical about what happened after 38 commercial flights were diverted to a remote …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 1 p.m.
Packing can be a nuisance, but Madigan says she thrives in the organized chaos of constant touring and wouldn’t do well with a 9-to-5 job.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, noon
On its surface, “Chicago” is a glitzy celebration of tabloid sensationalism and Jazz Age excess, but dig a little deeper and you’ll find a dark and gritty morality play about …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
Local landscape photographer Chip Phillips prefers to let his wife, Amanda Howard-Phillips, do the talking. Especially when discussing how she will display his art at the 38th season opener of …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016
Saturday’s concert by the Spokane Symphony – the first of its 71st season – was demanding and auspicious.