The King Street Ballroom & Perch
255 South King Street
About the Event:
Mark your calendars for the party of the year! The 5th Avenue Theatre is delighted to announce that our annual fundraising Gala will take place on Friday, May 8, 2020 at The King Street Ballroom & Perch. This spectacular evening includes one-of-a-kind silent and live auction packages, seated dinner, and a few surprises along the way! Get ready for a celebratory night of fun, fine dining, and musical entertainment!
Can’t Make it to the Gala?
Be on the lookout for the launch of our mobile bidding system on April 17 where you can support The 5th from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you may be!
For further information or to purchase tickets, please contact Chelsea Judd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.260.2159.
Patron-level members ($600+) will visit the spaces rarely seen by the public: our Costume Shop, hair and makeup areas, the actors' dressing rooms, and more. Travel the path of an actor, peek into normally closed doors, and find out even more about the historic 5th Avenue Theatre on this exclusive look behind the scenes.
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Friend-level members ($125+) join us for a guided tour of the theater--including the opportunity to come backstage and onstage for a closer look at the sets and props.
Our tour guides will lead you through the history of The Theatre, dive into fun facts about the current show, and share some of the magic of how The 5th Avenue Theatre puts on a musical.
Bliss - Saturday, February 8, 2020
Sister Act - Saturday, March 21, 2020
Evita - Saturday, June 20, 2020
Partner-level Members ($300+) join Artistic Associate Albert Evans for lectures and conversation on the eras, songwriters, and stars of musical theater history that makes this art form so special.
Partner-level members ($300+) enjoy a wine and cheese reception and hear from members of the creative team about their artistic vision. Writers and composers delve into the process of a show from day one, designers share the decision-making process that goes into creating the sets, costumes, or lights for a show, or directors describe the show from rehearsals to the final product.
Friend-level members ($125+) join us at working rehearsals in the theater and watch as the pieces of the show all come together to create the final product that will be presented to our audiences. Before we head into the theatre, artistic leadership for the production will give a pre-rehearsal talk to share even more details.
Patron-level members ($600+) are invited to come to the theatre early for a reception before the rehearsal begins.
Sister Act - Thursday, March 12, 2020
Evita - Thursday, June 11, 2020
Friend-level members ($125+) watch our Adventure Musical Theatre Touring Company perform the show that they bring to schools throughout the Northwest. Our touring company comes home for the day to share this unique performance with our members.
Since 1994, the Adventure Musical Theatre Touring Company has brought the wonder and joy of live musical theater to students throughout Washington state. Adventure Musical Theatre musicals engage students through storytelling, song, and dance. Our productions are created by local composers and writers and are designed to incorporate standards-based educational content.
Children and grandchildren are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Saturday, March 28, 2020
This yearly event honors those who help create theater behind-the-scenes. Donors, creators, Board Members, and executive staff join together to celebrate the power of live theater.
Monday, June 22, 2020
Featuring special guests and hosted by Bill Berry, guests will learn more about our talented guest artists, the process and development of adapting a musical, and the collaboration of the creative team for a 5th Avenue Theatre production.
Enjoy lively commentary and entertaining musical performances as Bill Berry and Bernie Griffin announce the line-up for our next season. Featuring many of The 5th’s favorite performers, this is an evening not to be missed.