Month: March 2017

Whodunit?

By ALBERT EVANS, 5th Avenue Artistic Associate A cloud obscures the moon. A window shatters. A woman screams. Silence. Then…a car speeds away. There has been a murder! Never fear: the Great Detective is on the case, aided by a faithful but slightly befuddled companion. Through the Detective’s keen powers of deduction and extensive knowledge

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Northwest Women’s Show

The 5th Avenue Theatre spent the weekend at the Northwest Women’s Show, talking to attendees about our upcoming shows in the 2016/17 season. Folks were really excited to hear about our World Premiere musical, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion! Based on the popular 1997 movie about quirky best friends on their way to their

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“Steppin’ Out of the Shadows:” An Interview with Murder for Two’s Kellen Blair

By KWAPI VENGESAYI, 5th Avenue Community Engagement Specialist Murder for Two is a hilarious musical comedy to die for. It received rave reviews during a record-breaking run at Chicago Shakespeare Theater prior to a critically-acclaimed run Off-Broadway at Second Stage Uptown. Called “Ingenious” by The New York Times, it is the perfect blend of murder,

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Behind the Curtain: Rising Star Project Rehearsal

We’re lucky to be part of an amazing group of students participating in Rising Star Project: The Pajama Game. Everyone from acting students to administration students have been collaborating to ensure that the project runs smoothly and that the outcome is unforgettable for all of us. We are so excited to show you what we’ve been working

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