Month: January 2017

Enter the Steam Heat Coloring Contest

Check out all of the pieces of our Steam Heat Coloring Contest with The Seattle Times! Print and color the pieces yourself, and be sure to submit your entires by 6 PM on Tuesday, January 31 for your chance to win a fantastic prize pack (including treats from our partners at Inn At The Market

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Spotlight on Beatsville

Beatsville, written by Wendy Wilf and Glenn Slater, appeared in the 2008 NAMT Festival. The show is now preparing for its world premiere in a co-production with NAMT member The 5th Avenue Theatre and Asolo Rep Theatre. This month, we caught up with the writers to hear about the work they’ve done on the piece

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Meet the Factory: Operators and Stitchers

As we ramp up to the sexy, steamy production of The Pajama Game, we’re taking this opportunity to introduce you to the members of our fantastic cast. Or, as we’ve come to know them, the workers at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory. Stay tuned over the coming weeks to learn more about each worker in our factory.

Fostering and Supporting New Works with NextFest

This past October, The 5th presented NextFest, its second annual Festival for New Works. Eleven new projects were introduced during the three week festival, at varying levels of evolution, from cold table reads and writing intensives to week-long workshops complete with writers, actors and creative members working together to revise and improve new musicals.

The History of Pajamas

By JORDAN LUSINK, Communications Coordinator When you think of pajamas, probably the first think you picture is the two –piece model, with a buttoned and collared shirt and matching drawstring bottoms. Perhaps something like this: While the term “pajamas” has become something of a catch-all to refer to any type of sleepwear, that word wasn’t

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Meet the Factory: Time Study Guys and Union Gals

As we ramp up to the sexy, steamy production of The Pajama Game, we’re taking this opportunity to introduce you to the members of our fantastic cast. Or, as we’ve come to know them, the workers at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory. Stay tuned over the coming weeks to learn more about each worker in our factory.