Top Choice Theater in Anchorage

Cyrano's Theatre Company

This small off-center playhouse is the best live theater in town, staging everything from Hamlet to Archy and Mehitabel (comic cockroach and a cat characters), Mel Brooks’ jazz musical based on the poetry of Don Mar…
Performing Arts in Anchorage

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts

Impresses tourists with the 40-minute film Aurora: Alaska’s Great Northern Lights (adult/child $13/7), screened on the hour from 9am to 9pm during summer in its Sydney Laurence Theatre. It’s also home to the Anchora…
Arts Center in Cordova

Cordova Center

What a cultural resource! The handsome new Cordova Center would make a town 10 times the size proud. Aside from a museum and library, the facility shelters a 206-seat theater that attracts traveling acting groups an…
Performing Arts in Talkeetna

Denali Arts Council

Based in the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar across from the museum, this outfit runs theatrical performances and an arts program throughout the summer. It also sponsors a family-friendly live outdoor music show in th…
Cinema in Anchorage

Bear Tooth Theatrepub

Cruise into this very cool venue (check out the mural on the lobby ceiling) where you can enjoy great microbrews, wine and dinner while watching first-run movies as well as foreign and independent films ($4). It oft…
Cinema in Juneau

Gold Town Nickelodeon

In among the thick cluster of jewelry shops that plays to the cruise crowd is this delightful art-house theater, which presents small-budget foreign films and documentaries. Seating arrangements include velour couch…
Theater in Homer

Pier One Theatre

Live drama and comedy are performed in a ‘come-as-you-are’ warehouse next to the Fishing Hole on the spit. Shows start at 7:30pm.
Opera in Anchorage

Anchorage Opera

Anchorage Opera is the largest producer of the performing arts in Alaska and one of America’s leading regional opera companies.
Dance in Anchorage

Mad Myrna's

A fun, cruisy bar with two dances floors, Drag Diva shows, a cabaret, and dance music most nights after 9pm.
Classical Music in Anchorage

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra

Anchorage had an orchestra before it had paved roads, which says a lot about priorities around here.