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Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Recycled Percussion concert

The fox theater is a great venue for music - good acoustics. The updated Art Deco theater is eye... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spokane, Washington
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The Fox Theater is a true gem. It is a beautifully restored theater built nearly 100 years ago with... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
William H
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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...more
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1001 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-4016
+1 509-624-1200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fox theater is a great venue for music - good acoustics. The updated Art Deco theater is eye candy- attention to detail and lovely colors- you can picture it in the 30’s!

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Fox Theater is a true gem. It is a beautifully restored theater built nearly 100 years ago with all the frills and fancy that the skilled craftsmen of those days could put into an upscale theater. We only live a couple of blocks from...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful theater. Glad that they saved it. Good venue; music is best from the front of the balcony, center. Heating is very uneven; bring a sweater as it varies widely between cold and hot, especially on the orchestra level. Lines for the women's restroom can...More

Thank C W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A wonderful place to see a concert or a production. Not a bad seat in the room. You can see as well from the balcony as you can from the front row.

Thank jserben
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We celebrated our anniversary with a Straight No Chaser concert here! Great night of entertainment in a beautifully restored old theater. You could feel the history of the building. A " if these walls could talk feeling"!!!

Thank timothyh843
Reviewed 24 August 2018

My wife and I have attended different functions at the Fox and have always been delighted by the beautiful restoration. My only issue with the Fox is that the seats are far too close together and by the end of a performance I feel very...More

Thank Terence G
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I go there often and have enjoyed concerts, speakers, dance, and pubic events. Beautiful, clean, friendly environment right downtown.

Thank yogasensei
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We have been to a lot of concerts at The FOX and they were all amazing as the sound is great. They also rent it out for other venues.

Thank lenaphillips
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great facility for my granddaughters dance recital! The inside of this building is something everyone should see!

Thank tamkirkeby
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A great place for nostalgia and to see a show. We saw Melissa Etheridge year and it was one of the best concerts we’ve ever seen.

Thank BobHartung
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Kathleen B
30 August 2018|
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Response from rjo-obk | Reviewed this property |
The original organ for the theater (movies before talkies) was sold many years ago. However, the owner was willing to donate it back at the time of the restoration. The offer was declined based on new stage configuration... More
Bill M
10 April 2018|
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Response from Jenny W | Reviewed this property |
For a musical, I would recommend sitting several rows back to get the full scope of the production. I've sat in the front row at a concert, and while a neat experience to be so close, it does make it difficult to catch the... More