Category: 2019-20 Season

Creative Conversations: Sheryl Kaller

By Bridget Morgan, Associate Director of Branding and Communications Sheryl Kaller is a fascinating woman with a unique and varied career. The director of Bliss (the 23rd new musical produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre), is one of a small number of women to have ever received a Tony Award® nomination for Best Direction of

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Member Profile: Helen Sing, the Chex Mix Queen

Staging new musicals, hosting Broadway tours, and producing the best of classic musical theater takes energy, creativity, and resources. Ticket sales and subscriptions simply can’t cover it all. It’s thanks to the generosity of our Members who contribute to our annual fund that The 5th Avenue Theatre continues to grow and thrive. As a show of

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“By All Means, Keep Moving.”

There are 104 children standing on risers, curved around a choir director, their arms raised in joy as they sing. Their faces reflect a broad spectrum of identities—skin color, gender expression, financial security—each beaming with confidence, and pride. Their peers are on their way to fill the auditorium of Kentridge High School. The students all

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The Royals of Minisculia are visiting Seattle

Faye, Holly, Carmella, and Piper, the four royal sisters from the Kingdom of Minisculia, are on their way to Seattle where their electrifying and empowering story will be told onstage in the world premiere musical called Bliss, playing at The 5th Avenue Theatre February 1 – 23. We connected with each of the princesses to

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Creative Conversations: The Writers of Mrs. Doubtfire

At its heart, Mrs. Doubtfire is a story about a father and the lengths he goes to be close to his children. It is an inspiring story of family and love that will make you laugh and leave you singing and dancing as you exit the Theatre. We asked writers Karey Kirkpatrick, Wayne Kirkpatrick, and

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Buyer Beware: It’s Scalper Season… Again…

Check out our top 5 tips for ensuring that you are getting the best prices when you buy tickets for a family outing this holiday season. It’s that time of year already! Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the entirety of the holiday season is barreling behind it. It’s always exciting to plan a

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An Industry Insider’s Visit to New York City

By Jill Big Eagle, Major and Planned Giving Manager Let me start by saying that there are few places in the world as wonderful in October as New York City. The temperature is crisp, but not too cold; school has started, so Manhattan isn’t packed with people; and the leaves in Central Park are absolutely

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The Great British Baking Show – Austen’s Pride Edition

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a musical production in possession of a large cast and crew and an enthusiastic staff must have snacks. Especially during tech. And, of course, during performances. And rehearsals too… All the time, really! It was a joyful surprise how many of the incredible artists and technicians who contributed

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Opening Night of Austen’s Pride

We celebrated our official opening of Austen’s Pride – A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice on Friday, October 18. This is the moment when the show is officially “frozen” and the press are invited to come and review. Opening night is always a thrill! Before the performance, our Producer’s Circle Donors, Board members, and

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Creative Conversations: Lindsay Warren Baker

Hearts will soar at Austen’s Pride – A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice. This musical is a labor of love created by Amanda Jacobs and Lindsay Warren Baker, who share equal credit for the book, music, and lyrics of this breathtaking new musical, which underwent major development as a part of The 5th’s 2018 NextFest:

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