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Address: 1208 Bay Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: 360-733-8855
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: Yes

Owned by comedian Ryan Stiles, The Upfront performs live improv comedy...

Owned by comedian Ryan Stiles, The Upfront performs live improv comedy shows every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, all year long. We serve beer and wine and are also an all ages venue. We are Bellingham's hot spot for comedy and awesomeness!Check out our website for show schedules and to purchase advanced tickets. Our doors and box office open 30 minutes before each show.

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We always go this this time of year as we know own the great Ryan Stiles will show up. Halftime is up. Can the wait for him

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ferndale, Washington
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Ferndale, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always go this this time of year as we know own the great Ryan Stiles will show up. Halftime is up. Can the wait for him

Thank 354bob
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Bellingham is a small town tucked up deep in the northwest, so I don't expect a second city improv level. It was only ten dollars for an hour of improv. I was hoping for a few diamonds in the rough or maybe some Vancouver folks but mostly it was kitchie humor with a few good laughs from one of the... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is a great place to just relax until you sides begin to hurt from laughter. The tickets for the shows can be all sold out though so a call ahead may be advised.

Thank blarso54
Blaine, WA USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This is a fun evening featuring audience participation, smart talent, and an acceptable concession counter with beer! Fun thing to do with friends, or a date.

Thank Erin C
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

So incredible to have local theatre group that performs some great improvised drama for the most part. Good outlet for some unique performances by passionate actors. A hit 100%? No, of course not. But, I had many belly hurting laughs here. Quaint and rustic ambiance near great bars and restaurants

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

A cozy place to hang out with friends families, and the show is great, very funny. The food and beverage are also affordable.

Thank Sokanha N
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Ryan Stiles usually hosts this presentation of impromptu skits and exercises, some from the television series "Whose Line is It, Anyway." The actors are mostly amateurs, who work under the tutelage of Stiles. They are creative, witty, and range in age from early 20's to mid 60's. A great addition to downtown Bellingham's entertainment scene.

Thank Jboyd360
Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Perfect Place for a date night. I have been here now 6 times and had a great time there about 4 of them. The other two times were ok. When they get into long 15 minutes skits that stop getting crowd input then it can get a little weird and boring. But really in a town like Bellingham Ryan Stiles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Upfront is one of our favorite date night spots. The shows are always interactive, lively and fun. Given that it's improv its never the same show, so it's a great winter activity. The tickets are affordable and the players and volunteers always friendly.

Thank TeamTK12
Burlington, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went to the improv show "Hellingham." The comedians actors did a great job. At the beginning some seemed maybe a little nervous, but it all shaker out and they did a great job. We laughed, and that was the goal. The price is very reasonable, really a pretty good crown, 100+ people.... It is improv so the folks, play off... More 

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