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We couldn't limit ourselves to 10. Or 12. So here are the 19 shows you'll want to see, hear and move to this year

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THE BOOK OF MORMON
In case you missed it in 2014, this wonderfully inappropriate, Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Park returns to Spokane. Jan. 26-31, INB Performing Arts Center, inbpac.com

R
OCK OF AGES

Go back to the '80s for a musical tour of the Los Angeles rock scene. Sept. 11-Oct. 10, The Modern Theater Coeur d'Alene, themoderntheater.org

SHANIA TWAIN

It's been 11 years since her most recent North American tour, but country crossover star Shania Twain is making up for it with her Rock This Country Tour. This time, she's bringing Gavin DeGraw with her to warm up the crowd. Sept. 12, Spokane Arena, spokanearena.com

THE BEACH BOYS

You'll have fun, fun, fun at this concert chock-full of favorite pop tunes by the band who brought us 50-plus years of hits. Sept. 30, Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, foxtheaterspokane.com

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE

The relatively intimate indoor setting is an ideal way to bring home the unique groove of this celebrated alternative band. Oct. 1, INB Performing Arts Center, inbpac.com

THE SPY WHO LOVED ME

The Spokane Symphony and singer Sheena Easton team up for this twist on some of the most popular 007 movie songs, spanning from For Your Eyes Only to The Spy Who Loved Me, Diamonds are Forever, and The World is Not Enough. Oct. 3, The Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, spokanesymphony.org

KATHY GRIFFIN

Laugh it up with Grammy award-winning, My Life on the D-List star Kathy Griffin. Oct. 8, Northern Quest Resort & Casino, northernquest.com/entertainment

RIVERDANCE

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of these extraordinary Irish dancers known for their passionate performances and contemporary spin on traditional Celtic music. Oct. 22-25, INB Performing Arts Center, inbpac.com

SHAPING SOUND

What they do with their bodies is simply mesmerizing in this electrifying, sensual dance extravaganza, which elevates storytelling through music and motion. Calling themselves "visual musicians," Shaping Sound is the creation of four principal dancers fresh from Oxygen Network's All the Right Moves. Oct. 30, INB Performing Arts Center, inbpac.com

FROZEN

Chill out with the children, who will love the Disney on Ice version of the animated movie featuring the adventures of Princess Elsa, Kristoff the iceman, Sven the reindeer and lovable Olaf the snowman. Nov. 4-8, Spokane Arena, spokanearena.com

THE NUTCRACKER

Seventy-five local dancers will join State Street Ballet and the Spokane Symphony for this timeless ballet, a beloved holiday tradition. Dec. 3-6, Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, foxtheaterspokane.com

REALM OF FAMILY

The Coeur d'Alene Symphony combines the unexpected: Tchaikovsky, Debussy, and Mozart, as well as a witty monologue explaining orchestral music from Lake Wobegon's Garrison Keillor. Jan. 22-23, Coeur d'Alene Symphony, cdasymphony.org

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

Sex and intrigue against a 1700s historical context combine in this dark drama popularized by the movie Dangerous Liaisons. Jan. 15-31, Spokane Civic Theatre, spokanecivictheatre.com

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

If you liked the movie made famous by actor Leonardo DiCaprio, you'll love this catchy musical comedy. Sept. 18-Oct. 18, Spokane Civic Theatre, spokecivictheatre.com

SHANGHAI CIRCUS

Jugglers, acrobats, contortionists and uniquely colorful dramatic flair combine in a fast-paced, family-friendly event from China. Feb. 7, INB Performing Arts Center, inbpac.com

CIRQUE MUSICA CRESCENDO

All the pageantry and physicality of a Cirque du Soleil performance combined with the majesty of symphonic music. April 30, Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, spokanesymphony.org

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Beast meets girl, beast loses girl, beast turns into a prince. What's not to love about this enduring classic? April 5-6, INB Performing Arts Center, wcebroadway.com

DISNEY'S NEWSIES

This high-energy musical brings to life the true story of the 1899 strike by courageous New York City newspaper delivery boys. Expect energetic ensemble numbers from the 2012 Tony Award winner for choreography and musical score. May 3-8, INB Performing Arts Center, wcebroadway.com

ANYTHING GOES

The Modern Theater's Coeur d'Alene location ends its season on an up note with this rousing, 1930s boy-meets-girl musical set aboard an ocean liner. June 3-26, The Modern Theater Coeur d'Alene, themoderntheater.org



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