10 Best Places for Live Theater in Washington!

Places, everybody! Nothing ignites the mind quite like live theater. Movies have CGI and big budgets, but to witness a truly remarkable performance in real life is an experience that is on an entirely different level. The stage is set and the lights are dimmed. Come in and enjoy these 10 places for live theater in Washington State! 

Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA

Since 1928, Seattle’s Paramount Theatre has been regally entertaining locals and visitors alike. With a wonderful variety of performances from across the globe, The Paramount Theatre is an opulent masterpiece of architecture heralding from the golden days of theatre in the roaring twenties. It really feels like you have stepped into an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. 

The Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA

As Seattle’s oldest operating theater, the Moore Theatre is a landmark as northwest as Starbucks. Built in 1907, the Moore Theatre has been wowing audiences for over 110 years. Located just two blocks from Pike Place Market, the Moore Theatre is a must visit on any vacation to the Evergreen State.

Harlequin Productions, Olympia, WA

Harlequin Productions in Olympia is known as a premier venue for amazing live theater performances, ranging from classics like “Hamlet” to some of the most contemporary plays coming out of Broadway. Top quality acting and amazing theatrics makes Harlequin Productions one of Washington State’s finest locales for live theater.

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia, WA

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia offers a wonderful theater experience, with great seating and top of the line sound, the live theater shows are highly regarded by both local and visitor alike. With more and more quality shows being added on a regular basis, you can be sure to find a live theater experience you will love!

Village Theatre, Issaquah, WA

Theatre goers who have been to Broadway and have attended a performance here at The Village Theatre in Issaquah Washington have often compared the two in terms of the high caliber of performance and the stage capabilities, think real rain on a stage. The Village Theatre puts out some of the greatest performances in Washington State or anywhere else for that matter. Come expecting excellence and you will be happily satisfied with all of their performances!

Mount Baker Theatre, Bellingham, WA

The fully-restored 1926 Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham hosts a variety of travelling performances as well as local productions and music events. A wonderful place to enjoy the live arts in a beautiful setting. Come and enjoy Bellingham’s Broadway here at Mount Baker Theatre!

Capitol Theatre, Yakima, WA

Dedicated to enriching performing arts and entertainment in central Washington, the Capitol Theatre in Yakima is the premier entertainment center in central Washington. Hosting over 180 performances annually, there is no place like it! This beautiful theatre is a must for any theatre lover!

Stage Left Theater, Spokane, WA

If you’re in eastern Washington and you’re looking for an inexpensive high quality theatre, then Spokane’s Stage Left is the only place you will want to be. Providing great performances in an intimate setting, Stage Left has locals and travelers alike cheering for more! Edgy shows that stimulate greater conversations is something that can’t be missed. 

Olympia Little Theatre, Olympia, WA

Since 1939, Olympia Little Theatre has been creating amazing performances. This cute little independent theater weaves thoughts into every one of their performances. Located in a quaint neighborhood, the Olympia Little Theater offers a unique theatre going experience. 

Edmonds Driftwood Players, Edmonds, WA

A lovable and local favorite for a great evening out, Edmonds Driftwood Players located in Edmonds consistently gives theatre goers a wonderful and memorable experience. Great performances, great prices and friendly staff makes Edmonds Driftwood Players an all-around winner! 

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