Located in downtown Bellingham, the historic Mount Baker Theatre is dedicated to showcasing the best local and visiting acts in performance art today. The beautifully restored theatre, originally built in 1927, is a national historic landmark that plays host to a variety of local and national performing artists in the North Puget Sound region.

Mount Baker Theatre
The historic Mount Baker Theatre in downtown Bellingham brings local and national entertainment to its nearly 100-year old stage. Photo courtesy: Mount Baker Theatre.

“Igniting the imagination since 1927,” Mount Baker Theatre is passionate about fueling Bellingham’s thriving arts community, inspiring young performers through various youth programs and a variety of entertainment opportunities throughout the year. For information about Mount Baker Theatre’s current season, upcoming events, youth programming and ways to support the theatre, visit Mount Baker Theatre online — or click through the articles below for more information.

Mount Baker Theatre
104 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-734-6080
www.mountbakertheatre.com

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Brad Burdick: The Man behind MBT’s Phenomenal Lineup

Have you ever had this experience? You’re trying to set an appointment with someone, but they keep stringing you along or repeatedly fail to...

Ghost Judy Eagerly Anticipates Ira Glass and David Sedaris

I have been gliding through the lavish halls of Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) since it opened in 1927. Everyone calls me Judy. I love floating through this...

Ghost Judy Hopes MBT Will Become Dailey & Vincent’s New Haunt

I have been meandering through the ornate halls of Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) since it opened in 1927. Everyone calls me Judy. I love...

What is A Cappella, Beatboxing, and Musical Looping? Highly Entertaining!

We are all a cappella singers. Everyone has sung that solo in the shower, made up that vocal impression of a guitar rift or...
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Ghost Judy Can’t Wait for Peter Yarrow to Perform At MBT

Ihave been floating through the ornate halls of Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) since it opened in 1927. Everyone calls me Judy. I wouldn’t really...

Gem Hidden in the Walls of Mount Baker Theatre

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre One of the many things that makes Bellingham so special is its catalogue of local relics. One such item lives in...
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Ghost Judy Can’t Wait for We Banjo 3

I have been sashaying through the extravagant halls of Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) since it opened in 1927, first as a patron and now...

Glenn and the MBT Squeaky Seat Crew

Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) is celebrating its 90th birthday. Thanks to community support and renovations the building looks great. But behind the nonagenarian’s lobby...

Mount Baker Theatre Thanks Community for Support of Education Series Scholarships

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre For twenty-two years, MBT’s Wade Bennett King Education Series has been bringing the magic of live theater to the youth...

Seven Facts About the Banjo!

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre Ever wondered how the banjo came to be? Need some fun facts up your sleeve for your next cocktail party?...

Meet a Force for Female Comedians—Ladies of Laughter’s Peggy Boyce

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre Since the 1990s, amateur and professional female comics have flocked to the Ladies of Laughter Comedy Festival hoping to launch their...

Mount Baker Theatre’s Last-Minute Local Shopping List

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre Just a few days left to find that perfect everything? Don’t fear, have cheer! As the anchor of the Downtown...

Ghost Judy’s Picks for the Best Entertainment Gifts

I have been gliding through the extravagant halls of Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) since it opened in 1927 – once as a patron and...
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10 Fun Facts about MBT’s Fabulous Chandelier

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre Did you know that Mount Baker Theatre is celebrating its 90th birthday this year? And perhaps one of the most...

Ghost Judy is Eager for Mount Baker Theatre’s Holiday Productions

I have been floating through the luxurious halls of Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) since it opened in 1927. Everyone calls me Judy. I wouldn’t really...

Behind the Curtain at Mount Baker Theatre

Seeing a show at Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) feels like a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But with over 400 events spread between the building’s three public...
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Landmark Holiday Lighting at Mount Baker Theatre

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre Add a free community “to-do” to your holiday fun hit list: Mount Baker Theatre’s holiday tower lighting. December 1, 2017...

Mount Baker Theatre: Better Than Ever

Bellingham’s historic Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) first opened more than 90 years ago as a luxurious movie palace. It is also the only survivor...

Making Family Memories at Mount Baker Theatre

When you picture family time, does the reality sometimes not hit the mark? Here’s a weather-proof, sure-fire way to make lasting memories, entertain all...
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From Roots to Celtgrass to Rock ‘n’ Roll—Musical Genres and Mount Baker Theatre Outings

Describing music by genre is subjective and sometimes even controversial. There are more than 25 commonly agreed-upon genres and within each are many subgenres...

Enjoy Musical Storytelling with Mount Baker Theatre

Do you appreciate musicals? Documentaries? Good old-fashioned concerts? Then you will definitely enjoy shows of the theatrical concert experience genre. Never heard of it?...
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Record Number of Award-Winning Musical Acts on Deck at Mount Baker Theatre

Submitted by: Autumn Marceau, Mount Baker Theatre Staff Writer Here at the Mount Baker Theatre, we love to delight our audiences with the best of the...

Giant Jazz Sound to Hit MBT Courtesy of the US Air Force Commanders Jazz...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhGFECkuoEk Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre There are few things more enchanting and exciting than watching masters practice their craft, especially when as complex and diverse...
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Embark on an Exceptional Outing at Mount Baker Theatre in July!

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre This July, the Mount Baker Theatre is opening its doors for a free afternoon of adventure and family fun. Want your...

The Staying Power of Country Stars Sawyer Brown

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre In the early 1980s, the genres of country and pop music could not have sounded more diverse. But Sawyer Brown...

Summer Comic Relief: Up Close in Mount Baker Theatre’s Harold & Irene Walton Theatre

Located in the Downtown Bellingham Arts District, Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) showcases some of the best live performing artists on both the professional and...

Step Into the Splatter Zone at Mount Baker Theatre with Evil Dead: The Musical

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex4QYEMssKU&feature=youtu.be Throughout the year, Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) works hard to make sure that there is a little something for everyone. From ballet, music legends...
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Mount Baker Theatre will Celebrate 90 Years in May

This May, the historic Mount Baker Theatre will celebrate 90 years as Whatcom County’s hub for live entertainment from around the world. MBT is inviting...

Ghost Judy Celebrates Relationships Backstage at Mount Baker Theatre

I’ve been floating through the ornate Mount Baker Theatre (MBT) since it opened in 1927 as a luxurious silent movie palace. Everyone calls me...

Mount Baker Theatre Provides Access to World Class Ballet Performance and Classes Aimed at...

Submitted by: Mount Baker Theatre Houston Ballet, America's fourth-largest ballet company, is coming to Mount Baker Theatre on Sat, Apr 1 for a 7:30 p.m....
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