Category: 2017-18 Season

We Won a Major Award!

The 5th Avenue Theatre was recently recognized with the Harborstone Recreational Award at the Northwest Access Awards, presented by Northwest Access Fund. We were humbled to receive this honor in recognition of the work we did with the Deaf community on The Hunchback of Notre Dame, both onstage and off. This recognition means so much to

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The Outsiders

There is a broad, multi-faceted movement in the entertainment industry to be thoughtful, inclusive and intentional in the way that we produce art. One of the facets of this movement is the growing effort to invite under-represented communities to tell their own stories. Yes, acting requires a person to step outside themselves and inhabit the

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Kiss Me, Kate and The Taming of the Shrew: An Intern’s Perspective

Hello! My name is Tom Bentsen and for the past six weeks I have had the opportunity to be a performance intern in Kiss Me, Kate and an intern with Education and Engagement here at The 5th Avenue Theatre. I have been lucky enough to be a part of the Ensemble of the production while

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The Who’s Who of Ride the Cyclone: Emily Rohm as Jane Doe

Meet Emily Rohm, one of the stars of a wild ride of a musical: Ride the Cyclone. At 8:17 PM, the Saint Cassian High School Chamber Choir will board the Cyclone roller coaster. At 8:19, the front axle will break, sending them to their tragic demise. Trapped in fantastical carnival-like purgatory, the recently deceased teens discover

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The Who’s Who of Ride the Cyclone: Lillian Castillo as Constance

Meet Lillian Castillo, one of the stars of a wild ride of a musical: Ride the Cyclone. At 8:17 PM, the Saint Cassian High School Chamber Choir will board the Cyclone roller coaster. At 8:19, the front axle will break, sending them to their tragic demise. Trapped in fantastical carnival-like purgatory, the recently deceased teens discover

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The Who’s Who of Ride the Cyclone: Connor Russell as Ricky

Meet Connor Russell, one of the stars of a wild ride of a musical: Ride the Cyclone. At 8:17 PM, the Saint Cassian High School Chamber Choir will board the Cyclone roller coaster. At 8:19, the front axle will break, sending them to their tragic demise. Trapped in fantastical carnival-like purgatory, the recently deceased teens discover

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The Who’s Who of Ride the Cyclone: Tiffany Tatreau as Ocean

Meet Tiffany Tatreau, one of the stars of a wild ride of a musical: Ride the Cyclone. At 8:17 PM, the Saint Cassian High School Chamber Choir will board the Cyclone roller coaster. At 8:19, the front axle will break, sending them to their tragic demise. Trapped in fantastical carnival-like purgatory, the recently deceased teens discover

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The Who’s Who of Ride the Cyclone: Karl Hamilton as The Amazing Karnak

Meet Karl Hamilton, one of the stars of a wild ride of a musical: Ride the Cyclone. At 8:17 PM, the Saint Cassian High School Chamber Choir will board the Cyclone roller coaster. At 8:19, the front axle will break, sending them to their tragic demise. Trapped in fantastical carnival-like purgatory, the recently deceased teens discover

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Kiss Me, Kate in the #MeToo Movement

Compiled by Rachel Liuzzi, Public Relations Manager Our production of Kiss Me, Kate comes at a time when women are speaking out more loudly and earnestly than ever about sexual harassment, consent, and gender equality. With the advent of #MeToo, a movement that supports survivors of sexual violence, producing a musical that has some outdated

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