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Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

1001 W. Sprague Avenue, PO Box 363, Spokane, WA 99210
(509) 624-5992
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Ranked #2 of 42 Attractions in Spokane
Type: Theaters, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is located in beautiful downtown Spokane, WA, in the heart of the Lilac City's entertainment district. The... more » Owner description: The Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is located in beautiful downtown Spokane, WA, in the heart of the Lilac City's entertainment district. The Theater opened in 1931, as a 2300-seat movie theate. The recently renovated Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, which seats approximately 1600 today, has promoted the arts, enthralling and entertaining old and young across the decades. Today, the theater exemplifies Spokane's rich and vibrant performing arts scene, housing the Spokane Symphony, as well as acclaimed entertainers, dance troupes, musical acts, and theater talents. « less
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Liberty Lake, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This is a terrific venue for seeing the symphony. This is a fully restored old school Fox theater that is beautiful to look at. I am proud to have it in our community.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I have been privileged to visit this theater often. It is a beautiful restored theater that is home to The Spokane Symphony. It is a wonderful example of Art Nouveau! Whether one is there for an event or a concert, or just visiting; it is well worth a peek.

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Spokane Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The remodeled theater is incredible. The restoration paid attention to details and it is gorgeous. The Youth Concert was fantastic

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Spokane, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The place is beautiful. It is small but this adds to the pleasure of being there. They have done a great job in keeping the original flavor of this theater.

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Spokane, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The acoustics in this gorgeous art deco theater are phenomenal. I heard Tony Bennett perform here. He was so thrilled with the acoustics that he put down his microphone and spoke and sang without it to demonstrate the sound quality. Opera star Thomas Hampson, The Spokane Symphony and Pink Martini are just a few other performers who come to life... More

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Spokane, Washington, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The last time i was here was for the 'Breaking Bad' final season premiere (including the previous episode). Of course the audience was 110% into the show, and the place was serving beer. Even if you are slightly bored with whatever you went to see, just take some time to check out the decor and architecture. Stunning and way more... More

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Chewelah, Washington, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went to the Fox to see the Spokane Symphony on May 11 for the Russian concert. As usual the building and inside is just so impressive. I can't stop staring at all of the beautiful art. The music was exceptional with the orchestra and the choir. It just leaves you breathless. So worth the time , effort and money... More

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Spokane, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Outstanding Art Deco interior. Great acoustics! Try not to get tickets under the balcony on the first floor, for best sound. The whole balcony has great views. Smaller setting than the Opera House (INB), larger than the Met (Bing). A must-see Spokane venue!

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What a treasure this restored theater is to our community. Seating is comfortable and sound quality is excellent. We always enjoy going to see something here.

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CORVALLIS
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The Martin Wolfson Theater in the old Fox building in the center of downtown is a great location to hear and see the Spokane Symphony - possibly the best orchestra between Minneapolis and Seattle. Be sure get there to hear the conductors pre-show talks if they are offered. The restored Art-Deco decorations are truly over the top!

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