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SHOW TALKS for Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Tuesday, June 27, 6:30PM
Wednesday, June 28, 6:30PM
Thursday, June 29, 7:00PM

FUN HOME TALK SERIES

Join us for a series of delightful, insightful and informative free-to-the-community events exploring themes related to the show hosted by The 5th Avenue Theatre and our community partners. Featuring presentations by Gay City, PFLAG and other community organizations; panel discussion and LGBTQ Night at The 5th; an exploration of the LGBTQ artistic voice hosted by Bank of America; Show Talks with Albert Evans; conversations with cast and crew and more. Come celebrate PRIDE with us!

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

SHOW TALKS for Fun Home

Topic: Creating a Space to Be Heard
A Community Talk with Gay City
Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 PM

Show Talks with Albert Evans:
Wednesday, July 12, 6:30PM
Thursday, July 13, 7:00PM

Topic: The LGBTQ Artistic Voice: Is it Distinctive? Should Be?
A Community Talk hosted by Bank of America 
Saturday, July 15, 7:00 PM

Community Dialogue & Show Discussion
Sunday, July 16, After Evening Performance

Topic: Out in the 21st Century: Identity, Inclusion and Representation:
A Community Panel with:
Greater Seattle Business Association, Human Rights Campaign, Pride Foundation, Seattle Men's and Women's Chorus, Bank of America, and Virginia Mason
Tuesday, July 18, 6:30PM

Show Talks with Albert Evans:
Wednesday, July 19, 6:30PM

Topic: The Bechdel Guest: Exploring Fun Home’s Graphic Origin
Classical KING FM 98.1 Show Talk with Rich Smith, The Stranger Staff Writer
Thursday, July 20, 7:00PM

Topic Title TBD
Community Talk with Virginia Mason
Saturday, July 22, 7:00PM

Talkback with the Fun Home Cast & Crew
Sunday, July 23, After Evening Performance

Topic: LGBT Folks to Watch Out For
A Community Talk with PFLAG Seattle
Tuesday, July 25 6:30PM

Show Talks with Albert Evans:
Wednesday, July 26, 6:30PM
Thursday, July 27, 7:00PM

Fun Home and these community events are made possible through the generous support of Bank of America and Virginia Mason.

 

 

POST-SHOW TALKBACKS

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.

Fun Home

  • Sunday, July 23

POST-SHOW DISCUSSIONS

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.

Fun Home

  • Sunday, July 16

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.

 

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ACCESS4ALL COMMUNITIES

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.

 

ACCESS4ALL AUDIENCES

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.



 

 

CURTAIN UP! THE 5TH AVENUE’S COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS

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.