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The Upfront Theatre

1208 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4304
+1 360-733-8855
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Great fun! Small, cozy atmosphere.

Going to the Upfront Theater on a cold, rainy night is the perfect way to lighten the mood. We... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
LandL F
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Sedro Woolley, Washington
Best Improv in Bellingham - GBU Signature show

If you like improv, Upfront is your only option in Bellingham. This is Ryan Stiles theatre and he... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
waterdance
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Kettering, Ohio
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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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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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1208 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4304
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Going to the Upfront Theater on a cold, rainy night is the perfect way to lighten the mood. We watched a show where the comedians did their own rendition of A Christmas Carol and it was hilarious. We had a great time! This was an...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

If you like improv, Upfront is your only option in Bellingham. This is Ryan Stiles theatre and he is known to play thursday night in the GBU show. The GBU starts with a student half and then move to a veteran main stage show. The...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Visited my daughter at WWU parents weekend and we went to the “Hellingham” show Saturday 8:00 pm. We brought her friends too. The show was entertaining, funny and well improvised. The show had a murder mystery theme and allowed the audience to vote for who...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Enjoyed an early show at the Upfront with husband. The theater is small and cabaret-style, so there are no bad seats and the feeling is intimate. There were three acts, performed by different artists, and each got better. We laughed more than we expected. You...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

$8 for an hour and a half of laughter. The atmosphere is great and the whole audience gets into it. I really enjoyed the relaxed seating and the candle on the table. You can tell the actors are having a fun time on stage. There...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

My daughter is 19 years old and I wanted to do something fun but appropriate for a 19 year old. I saw that the Upfront Theatre had "Doubles" night, so we went. It was nice...funny "doubles" and very friendly staff. Everyone there that night was...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

This place is always welcoming and nice to visit. There are refreshing drinks in the lobby (alcoholic and not) if you prefer to have something at the table while waiting your show, but be aware, shows are usually funny, so stay away from choking on...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2016 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

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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...More

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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.

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