Month: December 2016

Accessibility at The 5th

Did you know that The 5th has sign language interpreted performances? How about Braille programs? Or large print programs, audio described performances, assistive listening devices, captioned performances, and wheelchair seats? All of these are true! At The 5th Avenue Theatre, we are committed to making our theater as accessible as possible for all of our

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Rising Star Project Orientation: Students From Across the State Gather!

In early December, the 2016/17 Rising Star Project cohort came together for the first time. This orientation was a chance for the teens to meet and to begin learning what it takes to put up a musical at The 5th. This year’s cohort will include over 90 students who will be mentored by 5th Avenue

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Spotlight on Hattie Andres: 2016/17 Directing and Artistic Leadership Fellow

When you ask Hattie Andres to describe the best part of being the first recipient of The 5th’s Directing and Artistic Leadership Fellowship, she responds with a cliché that is telling of a young disciple of musical theater: “The best part is being ‘in the room where it happens.’ I grew up seeing so many

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Behind the Curtain: Sneak Peek at the Set Model for The Pajama Game

Check out these awesome set models for our upcoming production of The Pajama Game! We’re thrilled to have Carol Wolfe Clay in her scenic design debut at The 5th. Don’t miss The Pajama Game this spring at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Find out more information and purchase tickets at

Behind the Scenes of Disney’s The Little Mermaid

We couldn’t be more excited for Disney’s The Little Mermaid at The 5th Avenue Theatre! Check out some of these behind-the-scenes shots from the cast of the show! Special thanks to members of the cast for their peek behind-the-scenes. Follow them on Instagram! Diana Huey Matthew Kacergis Brenna Wagner Momoko Sugai Brandon Roach