Arts & Theater
Live Theater, Arts, and Music in Leavenworth, Washington
LEAVENWORTH SUMMER THEATER
The Sound of Music is performed yearly in Leavenworth Washington
Critically acclaimed Leavenworth Summer Theater offers several entertaining & exciting musicals “live, outdoors & under the stars”. Performances in July and August are at the Ski Hill Amphitheater, Hatchery Park, and at the Leavenworth Festhalle.
Call (509) 548-2000 or visit our box office at Icicle Junction Activities Center, 585 Highway 2 on the west end of Leavenworth. Visa and MasterCard accepted. If you need wheelchair seating, please let the box office know at the time you order tickets. All sales are final. Infants and children under 5 are not admitted. See seating charts at www.leavenworthsummertheater.org
Box office is located at The Icicle Village Resort in the Junction Plaza near the corner of Icicle Road and Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA
Other Arts Organizations in Leavenworth:
Art Adventure is a children’s art program that runs throughout the summer & is taught by local Leavenworth artists. It offers low cost art classes for children ($5-$20) for a 2-4 hour class, with supplies being funded through community & private donations. Classes start in June & run through August. Please call Melissa (509-548-8308) or Candi (509-548-1000) for more information.
Artist Guild of Leavenworth
Formed in 1999, the growing AGL membership is comprised of local artists representing the visual arts including painting, drawing, sculpture, metalwork, glass art, weaving, jewelry, ceramics, photography, scrimshaw & printmaking. The group organizes several shows & sales each year in various locations.
Cascade Select Choir
Award winning High School Select Choir which has performed annually Christmas Lighting for many years and for the Seattle Mariners.
Contact: Anne Conrad at 509-548-5277
Leavenworth community Coffee House
Coming back soon – Every Friday night brings a new artist to the Chumstick Grange Hall, 621 Front Street, Leavenworth, for acoustic folk music, jazz, old-time favorites & original music. Admission is by donation & is a nonalcoholic, nonsmoking venue. Website: www.leavenworthcoffeehouse.org
International Choral Festival
Leavenworth Choral Festival – The Choral Festival concert features five premier northwest choruses performing individually and as a massed choir of over 200 voices under the direction of Dr. Paul Schultz.
Cost: Adults $14 Seniors/Students $12 General Admission. Advance tickets for sale at the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce.
Location: 1001 Front Street, Leavenworth Festhalle
Information: www.leavenworthchoralfestival.org or 509-548-5807
The Grunewald Guild
Located on River Road in Plain, the Guild offers classes throughout the summer months, with an emphasis on combining art & faith in a community atmosphere. Students & teachers from all over the world travel to share their faith, spiritual energy & talent with local Grunewald Guild residents, Liz & Richard Caemmerer. www.artfaith.com
Icicle Arts was formed in 2004 as an umbrella arts organization in Leavenworth. The first task was to publish a quarterly calendar of events, listing visual, performing, and literary activities in the Upper Wenatchee Valley. The Icicle Arts Events Calendar is available on the website: www.iciclearts.org
KOHO Radio 101.1 FM LEAVENWORTH
7475 Koho Place – Leavenworth
Located at 101.7 on your FM dial, KOHO listeners enjoy a unique blend of adult music for the 21st century. From 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. join Rob Newsome in the Roundhouse for local news & weather, guest interviews & live bluegrass music. From 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. listen to soft jazz & new age music with classical music played every evening 7:00 p.m. to midnight.
Leavenworth Arts Alliance
The Arts Alliance was formed to improve the level of awareness of local artists in Leavenworth. Its goal is to assist in promoting the artist’s work, assist in marketing & selling strategies, connect with community gallery owners, government & community leaders & organize a yearly festival focusing on the arts.
Leavenworth Summer Theater
Summer Box Office at Icicle Junction
Corner of Highway 2 & Icicle Road.
509-548-2000 after June 1
Each summer LST offers several entertaining & exciting musicals “live, outdoors & under the stars” in several venues in Leavenworth. In December, the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, is presented featuring songs of the season woven into the fabric of the show. www.leavenworthsummertheater.org
Marlin Handbell Ringers
A group of Leavenworth residents bring handbell music to the Bavarian Village with the Marlin Handbell Ringers. The group has two recordings & performs several times each year for local audiences.
This traditional German band entertains at all community events & Leavenworth festivals.
Upper Valley Arts
PO Box 754 – Leavenworth 98826
Organized for the encouragement, development & furtherance of cultural activities in the Upper Wenatchee Valley. The group fulfills this mission by encouraging new versatile programs, promoting the arts as a means of helping draw the community together & attempting to cater to the cultural tastes of as many as possible. Supported programs include Leavenworth Summer Theater, Leavenworth Arts website, Empty Bowls, student scholarships & Icicle Creek Music Center. For a list of current events, visit them at www.leavenwortharts.com.
Village Art in the Park
PO Box 261 – Leavenworth 98826
Exhibits by renowned professional & amateur artisans are on display in the city park Thursday through Sunday beginning with Maifest & continuing summer & fall.
All singers are invited to join this community chorus in rehearsals on Monday nights throughout the year. Call for more information.
In December the Village Voices will present their annual Christmas in the Mountains concerts. This show features the Village Voices and several guest performers in a delightful musical variety concert. For further information visit the Village Voices Home Page or send e-mail to VillageVoices@aol.com.