What was the first show you were in at The 5th? The Rocky Horror Show, in the fall of 2003. I had just graduated from UPS that summer, and I went right into the ensemble of that insane production alongside Cheyenne Jackson, Louis Hobson, Laura Griffith, Billie Wildrick, Nick Garrison, Steven Taylor, Brandon O’Neil, Daniel
Month: November 2017
How to guarantee you are getting the best prices when you buy tickets for a family outing this holiday season It’s the most wonderful time of the year: twinkly lights are on the trees, your favorite peppermint and eggnog beverages are on sale at all the coffee shops, family and friends are coming to visit
Dear Friends and Colleagues: It is with very mixed emotions that I announce that I have decided to step down from my position as the Executive Producer and Artistic Director of The 5th Avenue Theatre at the end of the 2017/2018 season. After nearly 18 amazing years leading this organization, I have decided it is
By Albert Evans, Artistic Associate In 1949, Irving Berlin added a new song to his soon-to-open Broadway musical, Miss Liberty, a fictional account of the sculpting of the Statue of Liberty. Instead of writing his own lyric, Berlin borrowed lines from “The New Colossus,” a sonnet by Emma Lazarus engraved on a bronze plaque and
What was the first show you were in at The 5th? My first show at the 5th was A Christmas Story in 2010. I was the swing, which meant I understudied eight women in the ensemble. It was my first professional job out of college and I had never even understudied one person in a show,
When did you start volunteering at The 5th? I’m a new volunteer and started volunteering at The 5th with The Sound of Music. Why do you love musical theater? I was introduced to musical theater in 1968 when I went to London through my high school summer foreign study program. I saw Man of La
The winners of the 2016/17 Subscriber Choice Awards have been announced. At the end of every season, we ask our subscribers to vote for their favorite performers, designs, and musical moments from throughout the last season. We are proud to share the winners of the 2016/17 Subscriber Choice Awards.
What was the first show you were in at The 5th? The first show was Anything Goes in 2000. Where has the time gone??? How many shows have you done at The 5th in total? I think Holiday Inn makes 20…or 21? Not exactly sure!