Southeast Alaska entertainment

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 Skagway

Days of '98 Show

This melodramatic show, held in the old Eagle's fraternity hall, is almost as long-standing as the events it portrays (it's been running since 1923). The evening show begins with ‘mock gambling,’ then moves on to a …
Theater in Juneau

Perseverance Theater

Founded in 1979, this is Alaska’s only genuine full-time professional theater company. Sadly the theater season begins in September and ends in May, though it does host events throughout the summer – check the websi…
Dance in Sitka

Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Dancers

Tlingit dancers perform in the Tlingit Clan House, next to the Pioneers Home, with half-hour performances oriented around the cruise-ship crowd. The place has excellent acoustics and a beautifully decorated house sc…
Dance in Sitka

New Archangel Russian Dancers

Whenever a cruise ship is in port, this troupe of more than 30 dancers in Russian costume materializes onstage at the Harigan Centennial Hall for a half-hour show. A schedule is posted in the hall.