Things are moving right along with our scheduled renovations. This summer we’re working on installing the all-new, state-of-the-art digital sound system; updating the mezzanine-level restrooms; and going retro (in a good way) with the lobby carpeting.
The updates to our beautiful, historic theater have started.Some destruction has to happen in order to accommodate our brand new digital sound system, and our fearless leaders were only too happy to help it get started!
For the past month, the inaugural class of The 5th Avenue’s 10-Minute Musical Project has been meeting at the theater to learn the ins and outs of creating original musicals. Though the musicals that they have been tasked with writing will only be about as long as an NFL halftime, the process is still intense.
We are thrilled to announce that Broadway’s Norm Lewis will star in the iconic dual roles of Cervantes/Don Quixote in this legendary Broadway musical. He will make his 5th Ave debut in Man of La Mancha.
Allison Narver will be directing the first show of our 2016/17 season, Man of La Mancha. Allison directed Seven Brides for Seven Brothers here at The 5th during our 2008/09 season, but has directed many other productions at theaters around town in between, most recently Sherlock Holmes & the American Problem at Seattle Rep.
This article was originally published in the Puget Sound Business Journal on July 26, 2016. We didn’t want our readers without PSBJ memberships to miss out, so you can read the full feature below! The 5th Avenue Theatre plans to spend $14 million on a remodel aimed to keep subscribers coming back. The renovation will happen in
Thank you to the generous corporations, foundations, government agencies, board members, and countless individual donors who supported our education programs this season. With your help we reached over 83,000 students across the Pacific Northwest region, increased our service by 14% and kept our thriving programs accessible to all students. Here’s a closer look….
Sit down with Darko Tresnjak, director of Gentleman’s Guide, playing July 12-31 at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Well, I thoroughly enjoyed the show and I think it’s quite safe to say that a great deal of the success of the show is in the staging and just the absolute fun of it. Why don’t we
Go behind the curtain with Steven Lutvak and Robert Freedman, creators of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, playing July 12-31, 2016 at The 5th Avenue Theatre. I wanted to talk to you about the whole process of putting Gentleman’s Guide up on Broadway and winning the Tony Award. As they say in Sound
Did you know that The 5th Avenue Theatre has hosted 10 musicals that have gone on to star on Broadway—5 of which won Tony Awards®? Check out the videos below of the thrilling Broadway musicals that got their start at The 5th Avenue Theatre! Watch the videos below (listed in chronological order) or watch the