Flashback Friday: Sarah Rudinoff: From the Palace to the Steno Pool

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opened on January 28 on our stage, and there are MANY familiar faces and remarkable talents. One of the stellar cast is our friend Sarah Rudinoff, checking in as sassy secretary—and Rosemary’s best friend—Smitty. Here’s a sneak peek of Sarah in one of her costumes! But Sarah

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Meet The Assassins: Giuseppe Zangara

About the Actor: John Coons Coons joins the cast as Giuseppe Zangara. He is thrilled to be making his 5th Ave debut with this production of Assassins.  Hailed as “powerful, funny and audacious” by CityArts, Coons has sung roles with the Seattle Opera, Eugene Opera, Skagit Opera, Inverse Opera and the Boston Opera Collaborative. He has performed with

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Can You Succeed…? with Roger Levesque and Mary Knell

Can you succeed in business without really trying? Our Community Engagement Specialist, Kwapi Vengesayi wanted to find out. In this first of a three-part series, we meet Roger Levesque and Mary Knell and hear what they have to say. It’s interesting to consider how many of these suggestions and recommendations for succeeding in business are

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A Rather Sticky Wicket [RECIPE]

In honor of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and all the personnel at the World Wide Wicket Company, enjoy this recipe for the Sticky Wicket. This smoky variation on an Old Fashioned is the perfect cocktail after a long day at work. Or you can take a page from Mad Men’s book

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The Many Faces of J. Pierrepont Finch

Many recognizable faces have taken on the role of J. Pierrepont Finch, the window washer who aspires to succeed in business while doing as little as possible to deserve it. Read more about some of the most famous faces of Finch. Don’t miss Eric Ankrim as Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really

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Highlights from the Rising Star Project Kick Off Weekend

Last weekend, teens representing over 40 Washington high schools gathered at The 5th to celebrate the start of Rising Star Project rehearsals.  In March they will present their own production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and members of the professional cast and crew also joined in the festivities. Such an auspicious occasion,

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Circle Members Spotlight: The Beguns

An interview with Shayna and Andrew Begun, Circles Members at The 5th on why they love it here and why supporting The 5th is important to them. Shayna and Andrew Begun Subscribers – 8 years Donors – 7 years What does coming to The 5th mean for you? Andrew bought me season tickets for my

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Meet the Assassins: Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme

About the Actor: Laura Griffith Laura Griffith was most recently seen at The 5th this season in Waterfall, and previously in  Carousel, Spamalot, A Room with a View, The Music Man, Candide, and more. She’s also worked at ACT before, in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. A native of Southern California, Griffith has performed

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Women in the Workplace: Just How Far Have We Come?

A woman running for president. A woman heading the Federal Reserve. Three women sitting on the Supreme Court. Women CEOs leading Fortune 500 companies. These are not positions that women held (or even thought possible) back in 1961, the year that Loesser and Burrows’ How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying took Broadway by

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Meet the Assassins: Samuel Byck

About the Actor: Matt Wolfe Wolfe makes his ACT debut with this co-production of Assassins with The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT- A Contemporary Theatre. He’s no stranger to The 5th Avenue stage, with credits in Pirates of Penzance, Saving Aimee, Aladdin, A Christmas Story The Musical, Catch Me If You Can and The Sound of Music. He’s done extensive work in Seattle at

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