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Mrs. Doubtfire

Nov 26 – Dec 29, 2019

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Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, November 27 at 7:30 PM
Friday, November 29 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 30 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 30 at 8:00 PM
Sunday, December 1 at 1:30 PM

Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell
Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture

Directed by Jerry Zaks
Choreographed by Lorin Latarro
Music Supervision by Ethan Popp

November 26 - December 29, 2019

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Based on the beloved 1993 film starring Robin Williams, this hilarious and heartfelt new musical will celebrate its world premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre right in time for the holidays. When a struggling actor who disguises himself as a British nanny in order to spend quality time with his children after losing custody in a divorce, he learns a lot more about fatherhood than he bargained for. Mrs. Doubtfire will mark the 22nd new musical produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre. A truly inspiring story about the lengths we will go to for love, Mrs. Doubtfire is a joyful musical that will make you laugh and lift your spirits.

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Mrs. Doubtfire

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Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell
Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture

Directed by Jerry Zaks
Choreographed by Lorin Latarro
Music Supervision by Ethan Popp

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce that Tony nominated Broadway star Rob McClure will star in the title role of the world premiere production of Mrs. Doubtfire this holiday season.

McClure is the acclaimed actor who received a Tony Award® nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin. He is currently starring as Adam in Beetlejuice on Broadway, a role he originated at the Winter Garden Theatre, and has been seen in Broadway productions of Avenue Q, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Noises Off!.

Seattle audiences will remember McClure as Nick Bottom in the national tour of Something Rotten!, a role that he also played on Broadway.

Additional casting for Mrs. Doubtfire will be announced at a later date. 

Mrs. Doubtfire, like all brand-new musicals, is still being developed and its script will be undergoing changes during the rehearsal process.

Mrs. Doubtfire is based on the classic 1993 comedy film (which starred Robin Williams) in which a fun-loving but irresponsible father, faced with losing custody of his children, impersonates the perfect nanny in order to be with his family. Mrs. Doubtfire is suitable for most audience members: concerned parents and theatergoers should peruse the following advisories carefully.

Brief and Partial Nudity: The audience sees a fleeting glimpse of an impulsive and prank-playing character’s bare butt as he moons the other characters.

Adult Language: This is mild for the most part.  “Goddam” is heard a couple of times; also, “crap,” “damn it,” “piss you off,” “hell,” and “shit” (heard several times) are used when characters are frustrated.  “Asshole” is also used as a character fights off a mugger.

Sexual References: These are also mild; sexual innuendoes are not explicit, but rather implied (sample: “Oh, wake up and smell the pheromones, dear. Business? Funny business. His dividends won’t be the only thing on the rise”).

Alcohol/Drugs: A character’s apartment is full of empty beer cans. Characters are seen drinking wine with dinner.

Violence/Scariness: A character goes after other characters (who prove to be hallucinations) with a skillet, a knife, and other implements; the effect is humorous rather than alarming.