By JORDAN LUSINK, Communications Coordinator
The Pajama Game is touted as THE show that catapulted Bob Fosse to stardom. It was his first solo choreography credit, and he won his first Tony Award© for Best Choreography for the original production in 1954; however, his legacy as a choreographer extends before and far after his involvement with The Pajama Game. Continue reading “Spotlight on Bob Fosse”
Two more cast members are fighting the unbeatable foe with us: Allen Fitzpatrick as The Governor/Innkeeper and Jose J. Gonzales as The Barber!
Allen is no stranger to our stage. You saw him most recently in our revisal production of Lerner and Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon last season, and as the big boss himself, J.B. Biggley in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying last season. Allen has over 40 appearances on Seattle stages to his name, 22 of those at The 5th (including Sweeney in Sweeney Todd). Allen has also been in 10 Broadway shows, including Les Misérables, 42nd Street, Driving Miss Daisy, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion, Memphis, Sweet Smell of Success and Damn Yankees. He is the Artistic Director of the Icicle Creek New Play Festival. You can find out more about him on his website.
Jose J. Gonzales
Jose is making his 5th Avenue debut with Man of La Mancha. He is a professional jazz pianist and singer, and has been involved in the theater scene in Seattle since 1989. His credits include In the Heights, The Gypsy King, In the Penal Colony, A Streetcar Named Desire and Nine.
Don’t miss Allen, Jose and the rest of our dreamers in this epic, inspirational musical. Man of La Mancha runs October 7-30, 2016. Click here to find a full cast listing, more about the show and to purchase tickets.