Front view of Theater

Tacoma offers a diverse theater experience from nonprofit performing arts to the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts to college campus theater productions. During the past decade, Tacoma has become a thriving arts community with abundant museums and performing arts venues.

Located in the heart of downtown Tacoma, the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts is the largest performing arts complex between Seattle and Portland and presents world-class artists in three theaters: Pantages Theater, Rialto Theater and Theatre on the Square offer enriching activities and entertainment year round.  The theaters are home to many art groups offering a variety of year-round entertainment. Each year, the theaters play host to ballets, symphonies, live comedy, musicals, concert bands, popular music and other special events. Additional performing art venues include Tacoma Musical Theater and Lakewood Playhouse.