Stories tagged: theater
Thu., Nov. 28, 2019
Holiday lights are strung up all over the city, and Christmas shows are lighting up local stages. Just this week, the offerings run the gamut from the circus and ballet …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Andrew Start is no stranger to working in minimalism. Having previously directed “The Flick” for Spokane Civic Theatre, Start again brings his audience an intimate portrayal of humanity, this time …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
“This Is Our Youth” opens Friday and runs through Dec. 8 in the Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre.
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Actor Mike Wiley will make his West Coast debut with a production of “Dar He” at the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center at Gonzaga University.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Inland Northwest Opera’s current gift to our region is a production of Giacomo Puccini’s durable masterpiece “Madame Butterfly” (1906), which is being presented in two performances this weekend at Martin …
Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
“Matilda: The Musical,” reviewed Sept. 14, continues through Oct. 13 at Spokane Civic Theatre.
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Madame Butterfly” is the story of Cio-Cio San, a geisha known as Madame Butterfly, and Lt. Pinkerton, a U.S. Naval officer with whom Butterfly has a contracted …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Paper by design: ‘Madame Butterfly’ stage director Fenlon Lamb is familiar with many aspects of opera, including design
One of the fascinating aspects of Inland Northwest Opera’s “Madame Butterfly,” at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Friday and Sunday, is that the set is made of paper. …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Comedy, dance, theater – no matter your interest, or age, there is plenty to take in in the coming months. Read on to learn more about what’s coming to town …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
If you’ve never understood why every energetic theater kid fawns over “Mamma Mia!,” you’ll get it after this production. It’s inspiring to see the direction of Yvonne A.K. Johnson fleshed …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Spokane Valley Summer Theatre’s production of “Mamma Mia!” opens Friday and runs through Aug. 18.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Tickets go on sale beginning Aug. 21 through the box office, 211 E. Desmet Ave. and (509) 313-2787.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
The Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre will close its 2019 season with a production of “Smokey Joe’s Café,” which opens Aug. 8 and runs through Aug. 25.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
“Les Misérables,” based on Victor Hugo’s epic novel, dives into big themes – crime and justice, love and forgiveness, life and death. The beloved musical, now playing in Spokane as …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
The touring production of the iconic musical lands in Spokane on Tuesday for an eight-show run.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
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Thu., July 25, 2019
“Menopause the Musical” will be performed Tuesday and Wednesday at the Bing Crosby Theater in downtown Spokane.
Thu., July 18, 2019
A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Northwest Theatre Arts and Education Foundation.
Wed., July 17, 2019
For the modern American masses, a play like “Oklahoma!” might not hold wide appeal without promises of stark, modernizing changes. That was the route taken with its recent Broadway revival, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019
Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of “Spring Awakening” is co-directed by Sarah Dahmen and Jake Schaefer and music directed by Henry McNulty.
Sat., July 13, 2019
Spokane Valley Summer Theatre’s production of “The Sound of Music,” which opened Friday night, offers a prime opportunity to revisit this well-loved production on a local stage.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019
The owner of the historic Garland Theater is retiring after 20 years of ownership and putting the business for sale, though she will retain ownership of the building.
Thu., July 11, 2019
Elizabeth Martin’s starring role as Wendla in Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of “Spring Awakening,” which opens Friday and runs through July 28, marks her 10th production in the last year, …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019
Actress and singer Jennifer Tindall, who stars as Maria Rainer in “The Sound of Music,” will begin classes at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts later this summer.
Thu., March 28, 2019
This weekend marks the start of Stage Left’s production of “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Angels in America.”
Mon., March 18, 2019
Directed by Brooke Wood, “True West” embarks as a modest character study but ends as a jarring exploration of a dark and uniquely American comedy.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Stage Left Theater’s production of Marina Carr’s “Hecuba” is not a show I’ll soon forget. House lights dimmed as a funereal monody played over the empty stage. Hecuba (Caryn Hoaglund), …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Friday night, the players of Stage Left Theater will open their production of Marina Carr’s “Hecuba.” Loosely based on Euripides’ play of the same name, “Hecuba” is a retelling of …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019
There’s a reason why Disney’s “The Lion King” is the highest grossing musical of all time. Why it’s been running for more than two decades on Broadway. Why it continues …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
All in all “Elf the Musical” is exactly the kind of Christmas treat people like. It’s bright, sparkly and cheerful. It goes down easy, and leaves you smiling at the …