Stage

Performing arts of all kinds! Plays, musicals, staged readings, opera, and more. Local theater houses include the Spokane Civic Theater, Stage Left Theatre, Spokane Children’s Theatre, and many others. The First Interstate Center for the Arts hosts Spokane’s Best of Broadway series, which brings touring productions of acclaimed Broadway shows like Hamilton. Find out more below!  

Event: Opens February 23
STOMP

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show. As the Boston Globe says, “If you haven’t seen STOMP, GO! If you have seen it, take someone and share the pleasure!” STOMP. See what all the noise is about.

Photo Caption: STOMP, Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas © Steve McNicholas

Event: Opens March 5
Mean Girls

Featuring a book by Tina Fey, MEAN GIRLS tells the story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies. Entertainment Weekly calls it “A MARVEL: dazzling and hilarious!” and USA Today says, “We’ll let you in on a little secret, because we’re such good friends: GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!”

Photo: Pictured (L-R): Natalie Shaw (Cady Heron), Kristen Amanda Smith (Gretchen Wieners), Maya
Petropoulos (Regina George), and Maryrose Brendel (Karen Smith)
Photo by Jenny Anderson, 2023

Event: March 23
Menopause the Musical 2

All aboard, sisters! The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit Menopause The Musical® is finally here! Five years after their chance encounter in a department store, we set sail with our beloved ladies for more high jinks on the high seas. Menopause The Musical 2: Cruising Through ‘The Change’® is a hilarious and heartfelt look at the joys of menopause and friendship — plus hot flashes, mood swings, and memory lapses! Join us on a trip of self-discovery, backed by a new soundtrack of toe-tapping parodied hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s. For these four ladies, menopause was not the end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship where love conquers all, and friendships never fail.

Event: Opens April 2
My Fair Lady

From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY. Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” and “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” director Bartlett Sher’s glowing production is “thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was” (New York Times).

Photo: The Company of The National Tour of MY FAIR LADY. Photo by Jeremy Daniel

Event: Opens May 18
The Cher Show

Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out dominated popular culture – breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries and letting nothing and no one stand in her way. THE CHER SHOW is the Tony Award®-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star, and the icon.

THE CHER SHOW is 35 smash hits, six decades of stardom, two rock-star husbands, a Grammy®, an Oscar®, an Emmy®, and enough Tony Award-winning Bob Mackie gowns to cause a sequin shortage in New York City, all in one unabashedly fabulous new musical that will have audiences dancing in the aisles!

Photo: Catherine Ariale as Lady, Morgan Scott as Star, and Ella Perez as Babe in THE CHER SHOW. Photo by Meredith Mashburn Photography.

Event: Opens July 24
Disney’s FROZEN

From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America, and the critics rave, “It’s simply magical!” (LA Daily News). Frozen features the songs you love from the original Oscar®-winning film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers.

An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances, Frozen is everything you want in a musical: It’s moving. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway joy.

Photo: Caroline Bowman as Elsa and the Company of Frozen North American Tour photo by Deenvan Meer

Event: Opens July 8
TECHSPO San Francisco 2024 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)

“Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in San Francisco!

TECHSPO San Francisco 2024 is your chance to …
– Check out exhibitors showcasing the next generation of technology & innovation.
– Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.
– Interact with technology enthusiasts, build your network and reunite with your peers.

The 3rd annual TECHSPO San Francisco, two-day technology expo returns July 8th and 9th, 2024 to the luxurious Grand Hyatt Hotel at SFO in San Francisco, California. TECHSPO San Francisco brings together some of the best developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators and evangelists looking to set the pace in our advanced world of technology. Watch exhibitors showcase the next generation of advances in technology & innovation, including; Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech and SaaS technologies. Be prepared to be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.

As part of TECHSPO San Francisco is a limited attendance event, DigiMarCon Silicon Valley 2024 Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference (https://digimarconsiliconvalley.com). If the conference is where the learning, theory and inspiration happens, then the TECHSPO floor is where the testing, networking and product interaction takes place.

For complete details visit https://techsposanfrancisco.com.”

Event: Opens January 8
Intro to Improv

Our introduction to improv course is for everyone! Whether you’re an improv veteran looking to get a brush-up on the basics or someone who’s never even heard of improv until you came to our site, our introductory course is for you! This 8-week in-person course is a perfect first step into improv. Play and laugh while facing fears and building confidence in yourself. You may even learn a thing or two about comedy along the way. For the duration of your course, you can see Friday and Saturday Blue Door shows for free! This offer does not include any show that includes dinner. Mondays, 7-9 pm, Jan 8-Feb 26.

Event: Opens January 11
Improv Scenework: Beyond the Basics

This 8-week course expands upon the foundations built in our Intro to Improv course. We will continue to explore strong scene building, attentive listening, and committed contribution while working towards solidifying improv fundamentals to make you the best improviser you can be. “Intro to Improv” is a prerequisite for this class. If you have taken an improv course with another theatre, please contact Michael Glatzmaier at michaelg@bluedoortheatre.org to talk with him about it. For the duration of your course, you can see Friday and Saturday Blue Door shows for free! This offer does not include any show that includes dinner.