Press

For Interviews and press requests, please contact:

Bridget Morgan
Senior PR & Communications Manager
bmorgan@5thavenue.org

Rachel Liuzzi
Public Relations Manager
rliuzzi@5thavenue.org

Recent news from The 5th Avenue Theatre: 

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The 5th Avenue Theatre 2018/19 Season 

 

Photos

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When reproducing an image, please use the appropriate caption and credit as indicated.

These images are for the sole use of critics, journalists and other members of the media. Images may only be used for coverage or promotion of The 5th Avenue Theatre and its plays, events and activities. Photos may not be used for commercial or personal use without written permission from The 5th Avenue Theatre, and unauthorized alteration, reproduction or sale of these images is strictly prohibited.

Rock of Ages, February 1 - 24, 2019

Photos taken on location at The Triple Door in Downtown Seattle.


(From L-R) Top Row: Diana Huey, Dane Stokinger. Middle Row: Sara Porkalob, Galen Disston, Nik Hagen, Nick DeSantis. Bottom Row: Brandon O'Neill, Felicia Loud. Photo Credit: Mark Kitaoka. 

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(From L-R) Top Row: Diana Huey, Dane Stokinger. Middle Row: Sara Porkalob, Galen Disston, Nik Hagen, Nick DeSantis. Bottom Row: Brandon O'Neill, Felicia Loud. Photo Credit: Mark Kitaoka. 

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Diana Huey as Sherrie and Galen Disston as Drew star in Rock of Ages at The 5th Avenue Theatre - Photo Credit Mark Kitaoka

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Rock legend Mickey Thomas (lead singer of Starship) to star as Dennis in Rock of Ages at The 5th Avenue Theatre

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Diana Huey stars as Sherrie in Rock of Ages at The 5th Avenue Theatre - Photo Credit Mark Kitaoka

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Galen Disston of Seattle band Pickwick stars as Drew in Rock of Ages at The 5th Avenue Theatre - Photo Credit Mark Kitaoka

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Felicia Loud as Justice/Mother, Diana Huey as Sherrie, and Sara Porkalob as Regina in Rock of Ages - Photo Credit Mark Kitaoka

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Nik Hagen as Franz, Galen Disston as Drew, Brandon O'Neill as Stacee Jaxx/Father, Dane Stokinger as Lonny, and Nick DeSantis as Hertz in Rock of Ages - Photo Credit Mark Kitaoka

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Diana Huey as Sherrie and Galen Disston as Drew star in Rock of Ages at The 5th Avenue Theatre - Photo Credit Mark Kitaoka

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Urinetown, April 6 - May 26, 2019

Urinetown is a co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT — A Contemporary Theatre, performed at ACT.


Kurt Beattie as Caldwell B Cladwell, Mikko Juan as Bobby Strong, and Sarah Rose Davis as Hope Cladwell in Urientown - Photo Credit Rosemary Dai Ross

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Kurt Beattie as Caldwell B Cladwell, Mikko Juan as Bobby Strong, and Sarah Rose Davis as Hope Cladwell in Urientown - Photo Credit Rosemary Dai Ross

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Sarah Rose Davis as Hope Cladwell, Mikko Juan as Bobby Strong, and Kurt Beattie as Caldwell B Cladwell in Urinetown - Photo Credit Rosemary Dai Ross

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The First Draft Commissions from First Draft: Raise Your Voice


l-r Lauren Taslitz (she/her) and Emily Chiu (she/her) developing their new musical, Bha Zhang, at the 2018 First Draft Story Summit at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Photo credit Tracy Martin

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l-r Alexei Cifrese (she/her, he/him), Jasmine Joshua (they/them), and Heather Ragusa (she/her) developing their new musical, Here and Their, at the 2018 First Draft Story Summit at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Photo credit Tracy Martin

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l-r Kit Yan (he/him, she/her, they/them) and Melissa Li (she/her) developing their new musical, MISS STEP , at the 2018 First Draft Story Summit at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Photo credit Tracy Martin

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l-r Isabella Dawis (she/her) and Tidtaya Sinutoke (she/her) developing their new musical, Half the Sky, at the 2018 First Draft Story Summit at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Photo credit Tracy Martin

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Opening Night Performances   

If you have received an invitation to an opening night performance, here are some things that we ask you to take note of:

  • Your invitation and tickets are intended for YOU only and are non-transferrable.
  • Your invitation is valid for two complimentary seats. Additional seats will need to be purchased. If you have RSVP’ed for more than two seats, we will be contacting you to collect payment information. 
  • If your plans change and you are unable to attend the performance, we ask that you contact us as soon as possible. Being a no-notice no-show puts you at risk of being removed from our guest list permanently.

Press nights during the 2018/19 season occur on the following dates*:

Annie 8:00 PM; Friday, November 30, 2018
Rock of Ages 8:00 PM; Friday, February 8, 2019
Little Dancer 8:00 PM; Friday, April 5, 2019
Urinetown 7:30 PM; Thursdsay, April 11, 2019
West Side Story 8:00 PM; Friday, June 7, 2019

*These dates may change; we will endeavor to provide you with sufficient notice if they change.  

If you have any questions regarding 5th Avenue Theatre press nights, please contact Rachel Liuzzi at rliuzzi@5thavenue.org.

 

Press Archives

 

The Pajama Game

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2016/17 Season

  • 2016/17 Season Announced!
  • Second Annual NextFest Announced
  • NextFest: A Festival of New Musicals
  • 10-Minute Musical Project for Teens
  • 10-Minute Musical Project Announced for Puget Sound Teens
  • Michael Gepner Joins 5th Avenue Leadership
  • Michael Gepner Appointed Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Guest Services

2015/16 Season by the Numbers

  • A New Economic Impact Study Reveals the Undeniable Impact of The 5th Avenue Theatre on King County

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Man of La Mancha

Annual 5th Avenue Awards; June 6, 2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder; July 12-31, 2016

A Night at The 5th Gala: The 5th Avenue Follies

Lerner & Loewe's Paint Your Wagon; June 2-25, 2016

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2016/17 Season

Kinky Boots; April 27-May 8, 2016

A Night With Janis Joplin; March 25-April 17, 2016

Assassins; Feb 27–May 8, 2016

4Culture Awards 5th Avenue Building for Culutre Grant

Rising Star Project 2016: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; March 3 - March 5

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; January 28 - February 21, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music

Waterfall

Matilda

Grease

2015/16 Season Announced

NextFest

A Night at The 5th Gala 2015

Writers Group

Jasper in Deadland

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris

Rising Star Project: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel

Something Rotten

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel: 

A Christmas Story, The Musical: November 25-Decem ber 30

Kinky Boots:  October 7-26

A Chorus Line: September 3-28, 2014

Ballroom with a Twist: August 15-17, 2014

We Will Rock You, July 8-13, 2014

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, June 11-29, 2014

A Room with a View, 4/15-5/11

The Rising Star Project: Spamalot, 3/14-3/15

Little Shop of Horrors, 3/8-6/15

​Monty Python's Spamalot, 1/30/14-3/2/14

Oliver!, 11/29/13-12/31/13

Anything Goes, 10/15/13 - 11/3/13

Secondhand Lions, 9/7/13-10/6/13

The 5th Avenue Theatre 2013/14 Season