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The Upfront Theatre

1208 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4304
+1 360-733-8855
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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 23 October 2017
Kettering, Ohio
Worth it!

Visited my daughter at WWU parents weekend and we went to the “Hellingham” show Saturday 8:00 pm... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Barbara G
Vancouver, Washington
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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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1208 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4304
+1 360-733-8855
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Reviewed 23 October 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

Thank waterdance
Reviewed 23 October 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

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 26 June 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

Thank wego2places
Reviewed 29 August 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

Thank Jasmine J
Reviewed 14 August 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

Thank Shortb2014
Reviewed 27 July 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

Thank Iren- P
Reviewed 1 July 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

Thank 354bob
Reviewed 28 March 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

Thank damoroz
Reviewed 16 December 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
Reviewed 13 December 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
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