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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. 
Photo credit Mark Kitaoka

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...

Tony Award winning actor Levi Kreis returns to Issaquah's Village Theatre for their fall production of "Pump Boys and Dinettes".

It’s Levi vs Norm As Village & 5th Avenue Import Broadway Stars For...

August 25, 2016 • It’s the “Battle of the Broadway Hunks” as both of Seattle’s major...

Adam Kaplan in the National Tour of Kinky Boots. 
Photo by Matthew Murphy

“Kinky Boots” Is Back…It’s Still A Lot Of Fun

May 5, 2016 • The national tour of the Tony Award winning musical KINKY BOOTS is currently...

A Night With Janis Joplin plays at The 5th Avenue Theatre March 25-April 17. 

Photo Credit: Mark Kitaoka Photography

Review: Showstopping Performances Are Chief Highlight For “Janis Joplin” At The 5th

April 1, 2016 • Review: “A Night with Janis Joplin” Produced by The 5th...

The 5th Avenue Theatre's 2016/17 season concludes with the Broadway hit, Fun Home. Pictured: Sydney Lucas and Michael Cerveris in the Broadway production of Fun Home.
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

The Village and The 5th Avenue Both Announce Their 2016/2017 Seasons

March 7, 2016 • For Seattle area musical theater fans, 2/3 of the “Big Three Musical Theaters”...

Sarah Jane Moore (Kendra Kassebaum, left) and Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme (Laura Griffith) in Assassins, a co-production presented at ACT - A Contemporary Theatre.
Photo credit Mark Kitaoka

“Assassins”: Everybody’s Got The Right To Be…Underwhelmed

March 4, 2016 • Review: Assassins.  Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by John Weidman. Produced by...

Nick DeSantis as "The Proprietor" in ACT/The 5th Avenue Theatre's production of "Assassins". Photo credit: Mark Kitaoka

Actor Nick DeSantis Takes Aim at “Assassins” For ACT And The 5th Avenue

March 1, 2016 • A staunch member of the Seattle Musical Theater community, actor Nick DeSantis specializes in...

J. Pierrepont Finch (Eric Ankrim) and company in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at The 5th Avenue Theatre.
Photo Credit Tracy Martin

Seattle Theaterland Review: The 5th Avenue’s “How To Succeed…” Is A Candy Colored...

February 5, 2016 • Review: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser....

Allison Standley (Eliza Doolittle), Priscilla Hake Lauris (Mrs. Higgins), and Mark Anders (Henry Higgins). My Fair Lady Production photo. © 2015 Tracy Martin. Property of Village Theatre.

Review: The Hills Are Alive With The Rain In Spain…

December 15, 2015 • Review: My Fair Lady. Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Music by...

Quinn Mattfeld (Mr. Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.

“Matilda’s” Inventive Design Can’t Quite Overcome Mushy Songs/Sound

August 22, 2015 • Review: Matilda: The Musical. Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin. Book by Dennis...

Charles Leggett, Drew Combs, Brace Evans, Adam Standley, and Tyler Trerise in Intiman's world premiere of "John Baxter is a Switch Hitter". Photo: Chris Bennion.

Two Big Theater Openings This Week: “Matilda” and “John Baxter is a Switch...

August 20, 2015 • Two new theatrical works are opening in Seattle tonight….one of...

Matt Doyle (left) as Jasper and Sydney Shepherd (right) as Gretchen and others in Jasper in Deadland at The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, WA. Photo credit: Matthew Murphy.

Inventive “Jasper in Deadland” Still Doesn’t Know What It Wants To Be

May 16, 2015 • Review: Jasper in Deadland. Book by Hunter Foster & Ryan Scott Oliver....