Poster for Youth Open Stage

Youth Open Stage

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Run Time: 90 min.

Join BAAM & The Gem on Thursday, November 11th for the Youth Open Stage. Sign-ups begin at 5:30pm and a 90-minute show featuring young people performing music, dance, comedy, etc. will begin at 6pm. Your hosts will be Lindsy Stephenson and Chris Alberi.

This event will showcase local young talent on the big stage. Young performers (ages 5 to 30) will get 10 minute slots to perform and can:

*bring their own instrument and chords/amps if necessary

*access professional grade sound and light systems

*have BlueTooth for backing tracks available

*be mentored by the local creative community

*get a feel for public performances

*all participants will receive a FREE movie pass to The Gem

Admission/Participation is free but donations are welcome.

Questions? Please contact Kate Webb at

Attending Live Performances

To ensure we are offering the safest environment possible for our patrons, live performers, and staff, The Gem is requiring audience members to have proof of vaccination or a negative (within 72 hours) Covid-19 test to attend a live performance at The Gem. Proof of vaccination can be a physical vaccine card or a photo of your card. Children under 12 are exempt from this policy.

In addition, all audience members at live performances must wear masks inside the theater.

Thank you!