By JORDAN LUSINK, Communications Coordinator The Pajama Game is touted as THE show that catapulted Bob Fosse to stardom. It was his first solo choreography credit, and he won his first Tony Award© for Best Choreography for the original production in 1954; however, his legacy as a choreographer extends before and far after his involvement
Month: February 2017
In 1996, August Wilson famously stated: “We can meet on the common ground of the American theater.” He also insisted that “we must develop the ground together.” These are the words that I can’t help but recall as I sit on the floor of our rehearsal studio surrounded by 19 young performers— the inaugural cohort
By MAKAELA POLLOCK Often when I mention that I work with the Writers’ Group at The 5th, I get the response, “Cool!—So what do you guys actually DO?” The answer is both simple and huge. On the simple level, we write scenes and songs that add up to a whole musical, we give feedback to
By Gretchen Douma, Arts Writer In 1955, The Pajama Game took home the Tony Award for Best Musical. Who would have thought that a musical humorously focusing on the labor troubles at a pajama factory would have been such a success? But consider this. That same year, the two most powerful unions in the United
In this Q & A with the multi-talented Trina Mills, she tells us about what it takes to balance the three roles she fills in The Pajama Game: ensemble member, Associate Choreographer, and dance captain.
Did you know that The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre share an artistic collaboration unlike any other in the country? For the past seven years, our two cornerstones of Seattle’s cultural landscape have partnered to co-produce one musical each year, including First Date which went straight to Broadway.
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. Today we’re introducing you to the last two members of the assembly line: Sid
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.
Thanks to our restaurant partner Purple Cafe and Wine Bar for creating this delightful beverage exclusively for The Pajama Game! Pink Pajama 1/2 oz Contratto Aperitif 1/2 oz Lillet Rose Cava Lemon twist Click here to find out more about Purple and make a reservation.
Greg McCormick Allen, who is portraying Hines in our production of The Pajama Game, recently did an interview about the show and the process with iHeartMedia. Take a listen below! Originally broadcast on Recovery Coast to Coast via iHeartMedia. Thanks to Neil Scott for sharing. Find out more about The Pajama Game and buy tickets here.