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Administrative Office

The Administrative Office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
The Administrative Office is located at 1326 5th Avenue, Suite 735, in the Skinner Building in downtown Seattle.

Ticketing/Guest Services

The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM, Saturday & Sunday Noon-5pm and one hour before show time on performance days.
The Box Office is located at 1308 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

Lost & Found
Leave something at the theater? Items lost at a performance are taken to the administrative offices the next day. Call 206-625-1418, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or email with the subject line "Lost & Found". Please include your name, phone number, seat location and a description of the item. Lost & found items are stored for one month and then donate to charity. 

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About the Executive Team

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David Armstrong – Executive Producer and Artistic Director

David ArmstrongSince his appointment in 2000, David has guided The 5th Avenue to a position as one of the nation’s leading musical theater companies, acclaimed for both its development and production of new works and its innovative stagings of classic musicals. As a director, he has created memorable 5th Avenue productions of The Secret Garden; Paint Your Wagon; Jacques Brel is Alive...; A Room with a View; Oliver!; Candide; Hello, Dolly!; Sweeney Todd; White Christmas; Hair; Mame; A Little Night Music; Anything Goes; Company; The Rocky Horror Show; Pippin; Vanities; Yankee Doodle Dandy!; and Saving Aimee, which made its Broadway debut as Scandalous under Armstrong’s direction in November 2012. Prior to The 5th, he spent 20 years as a freelance director, choreographer, and librettist. His work has been seen in New York and at many leading regional theaters including DC's Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Kennedy Center, Ordway Center, Ford’s Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Paper Mill Playhouse and from 1990 to 1995 he served as Artistic Director of Cohoes Music Hall in upstate NY. Armstrong has written the books for the musicals The Wonder Years (winner of 7 Drama-Logue Awards), Gold Rush, A Christmas Carol, and Yankee Doodle Dandy! In 2016, the Puget Sound Business Journal named Armstrong as one of their Business of Pride Outstanding Voice.

Bernadine (Bernie) C. Griffin – Managing Director

Bernadine C. Griffin

Bernie first joined The 5th Avenue in 2002 as director of theater advancement and development. She was appointed managing director in January 2010 and is responsible for the administrative,  marketing, fundraising, information services and facility operations, as well as oversight of all activities related to the Board of Directors. During her tenure, The 5th Avenue has grown from a $10 million to a $25 million organization. She brings to her position 30 years of fundraising and arts management experience. Prior to The 5th Avenue, she served as director of development for the prestigious Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, as well as for The Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach, California. Before moving to California, she served at the Seattle Symphony where she is proud to have been part of the team that built Benaroya Hall. In addition to the Symphony, Griffin worked for the Tony Award-winning Seattle Repertory Theatre, as well as Tony Randall’s National Actors Theatre in New York. She began her career at the University of Denver. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington and is proud to have been born and raised in Walla Walla, Washington. She is a member of Theater Communications Group, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre and a board member of Seattle Rotary #4 and the Seattle Downtown Association. She has also served as a grants panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts. Griffin was named one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2013 Women of Influence. She is married to award-winning actor Seán G. Griffin.

Bill Berry – Producing Artistic Director

Bill BerryBill served as The 5th Avenue’s associate producing artistic director and casting director from 2002 through 2009. During that time, he directed productions of West Side Story (Seattle Times Footlight Award), Wonderful Town (Seattle Times Footlight Award), Wizard of Oz, and Smokey Joe’s Café. In 2014, he made his Broadway debut as the director of the hit musical First Date at the Longacre Theatre. Berry’s directing work has been seen at theaters across the country, most recently at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse where he directed a critically acclaimed production of On the Town. Directing highlights include Cabaret performed at The 5th Avenue Theatre, St. Paul’s Ordway Center (Ivey Award), San Jose’s American Musical Theatre, and Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars as well as the smash hits How to Succeed..., Little Shop of Horrors,  First Date and RENT, The Music Mand and Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel at The 5th. From 2002 to 2009, he served as the producing director for The 5th Avenue’s education and outreach programs. During that time he significantly expanded the scope and impact of these initiatives, including spearheading the creation of Fridays at The 5th and The 5th Avenue Awards, honoring excellence in high school musical theater, as well as substantially increasing the reach of the Adventure Musical Theatre Touring Company throughout the Northwest. These programs combined now serve 83,000 students annually. He also initiated the Show Talk series, which seeks to deepen the theater-going experience. Prior to his work at The 5th Avenue Theatre, Bill was a freelance theater artist based in New York City.


The 5th Avenue Staff

Administrative Office

The Administrative Office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
The Administrative Office is located at 1326 5th Avenue, Suite 735, in the Skinner Building in downtown Seattle.

Ticketing / Box Office / Guest Services

Call the Box Office to purchase subscriptions and show tickets.

Staff Listings
For a list of 5th Avenue employees, please click the link to the departments below.

Executive Team
Marketing & PR
Guest Services & Ticketing
Front of House
Direct Sales & Telefunding
Finance & HR
Information Technology