Stories tagged: Best of Broadway
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
The Broadway musical, now in Spokane on its first national tour, is upbeat, quickly paced, heartfelt and very well performed. And while it follows the narrative beats of the source …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 5 p.m.
The touring Broadway musical, based on hit 2003 movie starring Jack Black, features kid actors doing their own rocking out.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:13 a.m.
“Hamilton” will make its way to Spokane in 2020-21, after visits from “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Miss Saigon,” “Jersey Boys,” “Escape from Margaritaville” and “Mean Girls.”
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Gerald Ramsey, who was born in Tacoma and raised in American Samoa, finds much to love and share in the longrunning Broadway musical.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018
Two local 4-year-old girls – Remy Reith, of Cheney, and Brooklyn Wells, Spokane – will make their stage debut when the national tour of the Broadway hit “Waitress” comes to …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
An on-sale date for “The Lion King” will be announced in the future.
Fri., April 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
what there is to know before the INB Performing Arts Center is transformed into a Catskills resort, circa 1963, for the show’s six-performance run that concludes April 29.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
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.
Fri., March 23, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
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., Dec. 1, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
The 20th anniversary tour of Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer- and Tony-winning rock opera adaptation of “La Boheme” brings a youthful energy to the INB Performing Arts Center.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
The Jonathan Larson-created rock opera opens Thursday at INB Performing Arts Center.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
We reached out to local theater folk, and spoke with an original cast member of “Rent,” to talk about the show and its legacy. Here’s what they said.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 6 p.m.
The national touring production, which continues through Saturday at the INB Performing Arts Center, features a high-quality cast in a genuinely funny show.
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Thanks to Douglas Carter Beane’s updated characters and just the right amount of snark, “Cinderella” is truly a show the whole family can enjoy.
Fri., May 5, 2017, noon
To prep “Cinderella” for its 2013 Broadway musical debut, playwright Douglas Carter Beane adapted the book Rodgers and Hammerstein wrote. The updated version comes to the INB stage Thursday-May 14.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Mishap with leading man on opening night doesn’t detract from a teriffic show.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 4 p.m.
Best of Broadway series continues with the six-time Tony winner with music by Cyndi Lauper.
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: 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, 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., 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 …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Morgan Keene shines in her homecoming performance of “Newsies” at the INB Performing Arts Center.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 7 p.m.
Morgan Keene, who got her start at CYT and Spokane Civic Theatre, is coming home with a leading role in the touring production of “Disney’s Newsies.”
Tue., April 26, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
“Phantom” returns, while “Kinky Boots,” “Beautiful” make their Spokane debuts.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 4 p.m.
Best of Broadway brings Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” to the INB Performing Arts Center next week.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
It’s impossible to be sad when there is tap dancing. And if you need cheering up, head to “42nd Street.”
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4 p.m.
Kevin James is the guy who got into magic as a kid, when he saw a show of what he realizes now was pretty standard material.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 3:48 p.m.
For all the crudeness and controversy, “The Book of Mormon” really is a sweet tale of misfits finding who they really are, and finding a community that embraces them regardless. …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 6:04 p.m.
“Riverdance” is a collection of vignettes, and once you realize that, the easier it is to enjoy the show. Because it is enjoyable. It’s lively and entertaining – and perfectly …