Show Talks with Albert Evans

Show Talks with The 5th Avenue Theatre artistic associate Albert Evans,  provide engaging and informative presentations that take patrons deeper into the world of musical theater and our productions.

These are 45 minutues long and are free and open to the public (no show tickets required).

All Talks take place in Studio E at The 5th. For Directions: Click Here

7:00PM Friday, October 13
7:00PM Saturday, October 14

6:30PM Tuesday, October 17
6:30PM Wednesday, October 18
6:30PM Thursday, October 19

6:30PM Tuesday, October 24
6:30PM Wednesday, October 25
6:30PM Thursday, October 26 | King FM Show Talk with Marta Zekan

6:30PM Tuesday, October 31

Special Event

Wheels of a Dream: Ragtime and Visions of Hope

Join panelists Peter Rothstein (Founding Artistic Director of Theater Latté Da and Director of 5th Avenue production of Ragtime), Roger Tang (producer, playwright and designer), and Beth Barrett (Seattle International Film Festival Artistic Director) as they discuss Ragtime  and other works of art, literature, music and film that  challenge and inspire audiences to be more hopeful and envision a pluralistic future.

4:00PM Saturday, October 21

Community Talks

Engaging and education talks by our community partners that connect our shows and their themes to the beautiful community around us. All Community Talks take place in Studio E at The 5th.

6:30PM Wednesday, November 1 | A Community Talk with the Black Historical Society
6:30PM Thursday, November 2 | A Community Talk with the Washington State Jewish Historical Society



Following select Sunday night performances, members of the audience are invited to meet the cast, crew and creative team (if available) and ask questions about the show. Post-Show Talkbacks are hosted by Education staff. Requires a ticket to the performance.

Something Rotten!

  • Sunday, September 24


  • Sunday, October 29


On select dates, members of the audience are invited to participate in moderated discussion about the themes and issues that each show addresses. Post Show Discussions do not involve cast, crew or creative team members and are moderated by Education staff and special guests. Requires a ticket to the performance.

Something Rotten!

  • Sunday, September 17


  • Sunday, October 22

All dates are subject to change.

If you are interested purchasing a Sunday Night Talkback subscription package, please contact Guest Services at 206-625-1900.





The 5th Avenue Theatre partners with local non-profits to provide underserved members of our community with tickets to our productions  at no cost, while engaging them in educational programs such as Show Talks with Albert Evans and post show talkbacks or discussions to provide a deeper and more meaningful theater going experience.

To learn more about ACCESS4ALLCOMMUNITIES, click here to download a registration form.



The 5th Avenue provides accessibility services so that patrons with mild to severe disabilities can enjoy productions at The 5th, including  American Sign Language-interpreted, Open Captioned, and Audio Described performances, Sennheiser Assistive Listening system, Braille programs, large print programs, wheelchair seating and elevator assistance. Requires a ticket to the performance.




The 5th Avenue Theatre supports a vibrant and diverse community throughout the greater Puget Sound area by providing a place for individuals to meet, gather and engage with American musical theater and celebrate its capacity to explore and reflect upon the human experience.

Within this mission we endeavor to:

  • Celebrate America’s great indigenous art form, the Musical.
  • Educate our community about the impact musical theater has had on world culture.
  • Increase access to The 5th Avenue Theatre and reach new audiences.
  • Encourage participation in the Arts.