Arrow-right Camera

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: Theater


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

Theater Review: In ‘Constellations,’ a path of fractured moments that make up a relationship

Is life one big “Choose Your Own Adventure” game or are all the twists and turns we experience predetermined? Nick Payne’s “Constellations” doesn’t answer the question, but it does offer …


Then and Now: Riverside Theater

The Casino Theater, on the 800 block of Riverside Avenue, opened in 1909.


It’s showtime: Spokane-born Sophia Anne Caruso begins her journey in Broadway-bound ‘Beetlejuice’

In 2019, Sophia Anne Caruso will get to check off another box on her to-do list: Playing the female lead in a big new Broadway musical.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:01 p.m.

With ‘Closing It Up,’ playwright and actress Molly Allen explores the funny side of dysfunctional families

KZZU’s Molly Allen writes and stars in the new family comedy on stage this weekend at Stage Left.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

Tucker puts his spin on another classic, ‘Back to the Future’

Ryan Dean Tucker had hardly washed all the fake blood off his feet when he started thinking about his next one-man show. There were a few technical difficulties in the …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 11:06 a.m.

CYT North Idaho brings ‘Newsies’ to Lake City Playhouse stage

CYT North Idaho leaders see “Newsies” as a perfect fit for their organization.


UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:28 p.m.

A Spokane teen’s love for theater has him headed toward a bigger stage

At age 17, Brady Magruder has been a university professor, a high school basketball star, a con man and the president of Argentina. Magruder, an incoming senior at University High …


AMC’s new subscription launches, replicating MoviePass

AMC Theatres, like the one in Downtown Spokane, is introducing a new subscription program today to compete with similar programs like MoviePass.


UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 5:07 p.m.

Theater review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ at the Spokane Civic Theatre

Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of “Hello, Dolly!” owes a lot to an area fabric store.


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Banana dragons, pirates and a ninja: First graders debut their scripts at Kids Korner Playwright Festival

If the audience seemed a tad youthful on opening night at the Stage Left Theater, Thursday, the playwrights themselves were just as young – first graders, to be exact.


The tangles of family, romantic life play out in ‘Misalliance’ at the Spokane Civic Theatre

It might have been a mix of the unseasonably warm weather and Matthew Egan’s beautiful set design, but walking into Spokane Civic Theatre on Friday to see “Misalliance” truly felt …


UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 7:43 p.m.

Best of Broadway to bring ‘Lion King’ and ‘Les Miserables’ back to Spokane

From the “Circle of Life” to “I Dreamed a Dream,” two theatrical blockbusters are returning to Spokane for the 2018-19 Best of Broadway season at the INB Performing Arts Center.


Theater review: Strong vocal performances, cute kids carry ‘The Sound of Music’

All told, the national touring production of the venerable “The Sound of Music” that opened Thursday at the INB Performing Arts Center is a testament to the strengths of a …


UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 3:36 p.m.

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre heading ‘Into the Woods’

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre will go “Into the Woods” in late July. Stephen Sondheim’s fairy-tale musical will take over the Central Valley Performing Arts Center July 13-29.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 10:04 p.m.

Theater review: ‘Hamilton’ proves why it’s a theatrical sensation

When it comes to “Hamilton,” it’s magical to be in the room where it happens. Since it opened in New York three years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s sung-through musical about America’s …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 3:12 p.m.

‘York’ revived to celebrate Black History Month

In 2004, Spokane Civic Theatre’s playwright-in-residence Bryan Harnetiaux received a request from Gonzaga University’s drama department to write a play about the 1804 Lewis and Clark expedition. Harnetiaux said he …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 7:35 p.m.

Theater review: ‘Motown: The Musical’ brings the highs and lows – and plenty of hits – to the INB stage

Based on Barry Gordy’s memoir, and with a book by Gordy himself, “Motown: The Musical” is a sleek and slick look at one of the most influential record labels in …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 6:31 p.m.

Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of ‘Virginia Woolf’ holds attention beyond final curtain call

“Truth and illusion. Who knows the difference?” This line, uttered by the character George, encapsulates the entirety of Spokane Civic Theatre’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 2:18 p.m.

Theater review: Heartfelt ‘Falsettos’ good step for rebounding Lake City

This Tony-winning musical by William Finn and James Lapine is a critical darling and cult favorite. On opening night, an audience member could be heard telling others, “You’re going to …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 2:37 p.m.

‘Falsettos’ arrives in Coeur d’Alene with its story of family and love

This nearly perfect musical about a decidedly imperfect family opens at Coeur d’Alene’s Lake City Playhouse this weekend and is being staged in the region for this first time since …


Lake City Playhouse takes on ‘Every Christmas Story Ever Told’

Coeur d’Alene’s nonprofit theater company will stage “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)” beginning Friday and continuing through Dec. 17. The three-person comedy replaces “A Doll’s House” on …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:16 a.m.

‘Hamilton’ is headed to Puerto Rico, with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising lead role

Meanwhile, tickets sales for the “Hamilton” run in Seattle were brisk.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 11:06 a.m.

Theater review: ‘Psycho Beach Party’ mixes genres for campy fun

If you’ve watched any of the numerous beach party movies from the ’60s, you’ve seen these characters before. The gawky girl and her nerdy best friend, the too-cool-for-school surfer, the …


Actor Adam Pascal having lots of ‘Rotten’ fun on tour

In 1590s London, there’s one playwright who rules them all. His name is Shakespeare. And the Bottom brothers, Nick and Nigel, are more than a little peeved about that. They’re …


Lake City Playhouse opens season with musical comedy “Sister Act”

The musical, based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg-led comedy of the same name, closed on Broadway in 2013.


100 years ago in Spokane: Bare-kneed ‘Follies’ raise temperature at the Pantages

What was the main attraction of the Follies de Vogue musical extravaganza at the Pantages Theater?


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 4:57 p.m.

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at CST a rockin’ good time

“Million Dollar Quartet,” now playing at Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, is a jukebox musical that tells a story of that time when Carl Perkins was recording, backed by a young …


100 years ago in Spokane: New theatrical circuit could bring top shows ‘in advance of their New York premieres’

Spokane was excited about the prospect of being one of the Northwest stops on a major new theatrical circuit being organized by A.L. Erlanger, “the Little Napoleon of the theater …


UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

Theater review: ‘Phantom of the Opera’ still has the power to thrill

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s megahit lands at the INB Performing Arts Center, courtesy of the Best of Broadway series.


UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

Theater review: Actresses make magic in ‘Always, Patsy Cline’

Cline’s career lasted just 16 years, and only really took off in the last six, but still-devoted fans and performances as strong as Fleming and Olsen’s in shows like “Always, …