Press

For Interviews and press requests, please contact:

 

Bridget Summers
Public Relations Manager
206.625.1418 x 274
206.260.2174

Recent news from The 5th Avenue Theatre: 

To download a press release, choose the production you're looking for and click on the appropriate release to open a PDF and right click to choose "Save As."

 

Matilda

Grease

NextFest

2015/16 Season Announced!

 

Photos

Press photos are provided in two formats: for print use (300 dpi) and for web use (72 dpi). To download an image, choose which size is appropriate for you, click on that link to open the image and then right click to save.

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.

Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical, the internationally acclaimed musical based on Roald Dahl's story of an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny, plays The 5th Avenue August 18 through September 6, 2015.


“When I Grow Up” - The Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull) and Mabel Tyler (Matilda Wormwood) and The Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Mia Sinclair Jenness, Gabby Gutierrez and Mabel Tyler (Matilda Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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

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“Loud” – Jaquez Andre Sims (Rudolfo) and Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Danny Tieger (Michael Wormwood), Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood) and Quinn Mattfeld (Mr. Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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“Bruce” - Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Evan Gray (Bruce), Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull), Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda Wormwood) and The Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda Wormwood) and Ora Jones (Mrs. Phelps) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey) and Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus. 

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“Miracle” - The Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus. 

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Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus. 

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Ora Jones (Mrs. Phelps) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Mabel Tyler (Matilda Wormwood) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Mabel Tyler (Matilda Wormwood) and Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.  

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Matilda The Musical composer and lyricist Tim Minchin.

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Opening Night RSVP

Press night for Grease is Thursday, July 16 at 8:00 PM. 

To RSVP, please select the "Press RSVP" button to the right and fill out the form using the promo code you received in your invitation.    

Press nights during the 2014/15 season occur on the following dates*:

Grease 8:00 PM, July 16, 2015

Press nights during the 2015/16 season occur on the following dates*:

Matilda The Musical 8 PM, August 20, 2015
Waterfall 8 PM, October 15, 2015
The Sound of Music 8 PM, December 15, 2015
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 8 PM, February 4, 2016
Assassins 8 PM, March 3, 2016
Sleeping Beauty Wakes 8 PM, April 7, 2016
Paint Your Wagon 8 PM, June 9, 2016
A Gentlman's Guide to Love and Murder 8 PM, July 14, 2016

*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 Bridget Summers at bsummers@5thavenue.org.

 

Press Archives

 

Gala 2015

  • Powerhouse Singer Jenifer Lewis to Headline Cirque Du 5th Gala

Writers Group

  • 5th Avenue Seeking Applicants for Writers Group

Jasper in Deadland

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris

  • Jacques Brel is Alive and Well at ACT-A Contemporary Theatre

Rising Star Project: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel

  • Washington State Students Take Over The 5th!
  • Something Rotten to Open on Broadway
  • Something Rotten Will Forego 5th Avenue Run

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel: 

  • Full Casting Announced for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel

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

  • Casting Announced for A Christmas Story

Kinky Boots:  October 7-26

  • Final Casting Announced for Kinky Boots at The 5th

A Chorus Line: September 3-28, 2014

  • Rehearsals Start for A Chorus Line at The 5th

Ballroom with a Twist: August 15-17, 2014

  • Maksim Chmerkovskiy Comes to The 5th

We Will Rock You, July 8-13, 2014

  • Bohemians Rejoice! We Will Rock You comes to Seattle

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

  • Full Casting Announced for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

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

  • The 5th debuts 16th New Musical

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

  • ​The Rising Star Project: Spamalot

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

  • Little Shop of Horrors Casting Announced

​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