Author: The 5th Avenue Theatre

Music Director Caryl Fantel on Annie at The 5th

Caryl Fantel returns to The 5th Avenue Theatre as the Music Director of Annie this holiday season! She made her 5th Avenue Theatre debut last season as the Music Director of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn and we are so thrilled to work with her again! We recently caught up with Caryl and caught a few of

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Meet the Stars of Annie!

We’re proud to introduce the stars of our exciting new production of Annie, created by us for you! FAITH YOUNG (Annie) Making her 5th Avenue Theatre debut as Annie is a dream come true! Regional credits: Annie (Annie), Seattle Musical Theatre/Auburn Avenue; James and the Giant Peach (James), Village Theatre KIDSTAGE; White Christmas (Susan), Beauty

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Four Inaugural First Draft Commissions From the First Draft: Raise Your Voice

We are thrilled to announce that four writing teams have been selected to receive a First Draft Commission (a commission that will support writers solely through the development of the first draft of their script) following the inaugural First Draft: Raise Your Voice Story Summit. The commissioned teams will have one year to complete a first

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Introducing the Re-imagined 5th Avenue Theatre Boutique by White Branches

By Tim Gonzalez-Wiler, Director of Guest Services and Sales Our brand promise at The 5th Avenue Theatre is to “hit the high note.” We strive for this in everything we do—from the Broadway-caliber shows you see on our stage to the first-class treatment you receive from our incredible Guest Services team. And as anyone that has

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PERK ALERT: How to Use Your Subscriber Parking Vouchers

by Madyson Ellars, Guest Services Assistant Manager, Box Office Greetings to all our 5th Avenue Theatre subscribers! When you subscribe to The 5th, you’re part of the family. You’ll get the best seats at the best prices, not to mention a host of other benefits, including discounts at area restaurants, discounts on concessions and merchandise in

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The Music of Newfoundland and the World of Come From Away

A conversation with Ian Eisendrath, Grammy-nominated Music Supervisor and Arranger of Come From Away and former Resident Music Supervisor and Director of New Works at The 5th Avenue Theatre Can you talk a little about your earliest interactions with Come From Away? I saw the presentation of Come From Away at NAMT in my capacity

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“I am an Islander” Classroom Residency

By Orlando Morales, Director of Education and Engagement “Welcome to The Rock if you come from away, You’ll probably understand about half of what we say. They say no man’s an island but an island makes a man… I am an islander!” At the end of October, local students will fill The 5th Avenue Theatre

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We Got Annie’s Director, Billie Wildrick!

Billie Wildrick has been gracing Seattle stages with her irrepressible spirit and her dazzling vocal chops for years. She is also quickly becoming one of Seattle’s most sought-after musical theater directors and makes her 5th Avenue Theatre directorial debut at the helm of this season’s holiday sensation, Annie. We recently caught up with Billie to learn more

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Meet Associate Artistic Director Kelsey Thorgalsen

Kelsey Thorgalsen has been a vital part of The 5th Avenue Theatre’s artistic lifeblood for nearly seven years. It started with a  10-week internship and she’s been a passionate member of the artistic department ever since, bringing a keen mind for project management, a steady, grounded voice in lofty artistic conversations, and a commitment to

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