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Brandon O'Neill as Officer Lockstock and Arika Matoba as Little Sally - Photo Credit Jeff Carpenter

Review: You’re In For A Treat At “Urinetown” (heh heh)

May 6, 2019 • Review: URINETOWN: The Musical. Music & Lyrics by Mark Hollman....

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An Interview with “Urinetown’s” Mari Nelson as the Wily Miss Pennywise

April 11, 2019 • Look up Mari Nelson’s credits on Playbill.com as I did to prepare this piece, and you...

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The 5th Avenue Announces 19/20 Season: Includes “Evita”, “Shrek” and “Sister Act”

March 11, 2019 • Following the Village Theatre’s lead who announced their 2019/2020 season last week,...

Lakewood Playhouse takes up the challenge of staging Tony Kushner's epic 2 part AIDS drama, ANGELS IN AMERICA.

Toasty Theatre Picks: After the Freeze, Thaw Out with These

February 20, 2019 • R. Barron picks a bounty of stage treats, ranging from rock musicals to comedy...

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“Come From Away”, “Annie”, “Urinetown”, “West Side Story” All Part of 5th Avenue’s...

March 12, 2018 • They hinted at it for the last week with a social media contest hinting at...

Eliza Palasz as Sophie Sheridan and Jordan Iosua Taylor as Sky in Mamma Mia! - Photo Credit Tracy Martin

Review: Theater For Specific Fans

February 15, 2018 • Review: Mamma Mia! Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. And some songs with...

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More Musical Theater Shake Ups As David Armstrong Announces Change Of Role At...

November 16, 2017 • Wow! More big changes in Seattle’s musical theater community as the 5th Avenue Theatre...

Lorna Luft in Grease 2 and today-ish. The singer/actress/Judy Garland daughter stars in Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre production of "Holiday Inn" this holiday season.

Judy’s Daughter/Not Liza Minnelli/Lorna Luft To Star in 5th Avenue’s “Holiday Inn”

October 26, 2017 • OOOOOOOOOOOH!!!! We love it when Judy’s Kids come to town!!! (How come Joey never...

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Super Duper Exclusive Interview with Seth Rudetsky About “Concert for America” This Thursday...

July 4, 2017 • If you want to take Seth Rudetsky at his word you will rest up on the...

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More Stars Join Line-Up For “Concert For America” At The 5th Avenue

June 20, 2017 • A bevvy of familiar names from the past have joined the upcoming...

Cortney Wolfson as Romy and Stephanie Renee Wall as Michele in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion - Photo Credit: Mark Kitaoka

The 5th Avenue’s ‘Michele’ Stephanie Renee Wall Answers 8 Questions About “Romy &...

June 13, 2017 • Previews began last week and the official opening is Thursday, June 15th but...

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Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Talks To Us About Her Journey Between “Secret Gardens”

April 20, 2017 • Becoming an overnight sensation at an early age is daunting for any actor, but the harder path...

Richard Gray (left) as The Suspects and Chris DiStefano (right) as Officer Marcus in Murder for Two, a co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre. Photo credit: Tracy Martin

Reviews: Village and 5th Avenue Both Offer Up Middlebrow Musicals

April 10, 2017 • It’s hard to write reviews of middle of the road shows that aren’t really bad but...

A bazillion characters all played by Rich Gray with Chris DiStefano on piano in ACT/5th Avenue's spring co-production musical (at ACT) of MURDER FOR TWO. Photo by  Jeff Carpenter.

Interview: Laughs & Life with Richard Gray of ACT // 5th Avenue’s “Murder...

March 29, 2017 • Anyone seeing theatre in the Puget Sound in the past 2 decades has enjoyed the performances...

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Paramount / Village / 5th Avenue Have All Announced 17/18 Seasons: Who Has...

March 22, 2017 • Alert the media! (But, let The Stranger know 4 hours ahead of everyone else so...

Katherine "Babe" Williams (Billie Wildrick, center) and company in The Pajama Game at The 5th Avenue Theatre. 
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Review: 5th Avenue’s Steamy “Pajama Game” Succeeds

February 26, 2017 • Review: The Pajama Game. Book by George Abbott & Richard Bissell based on...

Photo of Greg McCormick Allen and Shaunyce Omar in The 5th Avenue Theatre's "The Pajama Game". Photo by Mark Kitaoka​

Racing after The Pajama Game’s Time-Study Man Greg McCormick Allen

February 14, 2017 • If the term MVP can be used in theatrical parlance, veteran Seattle...

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Stress Relief: The 5th Avenue’s Annual “Sound of Music” Sing-A-Long Is This Weekend

January 5, 2017 • The caca has already started with our new Congress even before our...

Rufus Bonds Jr. as Don Quixote with the Commpany of Man of La Mancha. Photo credit Mark Kitaoka

Review: “La Mancha” Dazzles Visually, But…

October 18, 2016 • Review: Man of La Mancha. Book by Dale Wasserman. Music by Mitch Leigh. Lyrics by Joe Darion....

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The Impossible Dream Is Real: The 5th Avenue Hosts Gay Night for “LaMancha”…Plus,...

September 3, 2016 • It’s one of the best “Mega Musicals” from the Golden Age of Broadway...