Month: May 2017

An Evolving Friendship: An Interview with Robin Schiff and Barry Kemp

By ORLANDO MORALES, Director of Education and Outreach “The Blonde Leading the Blonde.” This was the original tagline of the 1997 blockbuster film on which the musical Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion is based. Since its premiere 20 years ago, countless fans and audience members (regardless of generation, gender or hair color) have inevitably

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Merchandise for Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion

We are eager to present the world premiere of Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion! In preparation, we have assembled an exciting collection of merchandise, available for purchase in our lobby when you attend a performance of the show! Scroll through the gallery below to see the options. Click here to find out more about Romy & Michele’s

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Behind the Curtain: In Rehearsal with Romy and Michele

We are so excited to be presenting our eighteenth new musical in a couple short weeks! Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion is based on the cult film of the same name, but puts a whole new spin on it: a musical! This show will remind musical theater fans of Legally Blonde with its pop-rock new songs

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The 2017 5th Avenue Awards Nominees Are…

  Congratulations to all of our hard working high schoolers and educators on another fantastic year of musicals! Here are the nominees for this year’s 5th Avenue Award nominations. We hope to see you at the ceremony at Benaroya Hall on June 12! Outstanding Overall Musical Eastmont High School, The Addams Family—A New Musical Comedy Kamiak

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The 2017 Tony Award Nominations and The 5th!

By DAVID ARMSTRONG, Executive Producer and Artistic Director As always, there are many connections this season between the shows and artists that are nominated for Tony Awards and The 5th Avenue Theatre. Topping the list, of course, is Best Musical nominee Come From Away.  We are so proud to have co-produced with Seattle Rep the

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Meet the Class of 1987 – The Ensemble

We’re ramping up to the World Premiere of the new musical, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, based on the 1997 cult hit film. Meet more of the class of 1987 with the A-Group, all of whom are making their 5th Avenue debuts! Tess Soltau (Christie Masters) Tess is taking on the role of lead mean […]