Events & Gala

Member Events

5th Avenue Members enjoy unique events all season long. We are always excited and honored to welcome new and long-time supporters to these special occasions.

Here are the upcoming events:

Backstage Tours 

Friend-level members ($125+) join us for a guided tour of the theater--including backstage and the opportunity to come onstage for a closer look at the sets and props.

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music - Saturday, January 2, 2016
Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon  - Saturday, June 18, 2016

Tech Week Rehearsals

Friend-level members ($125+) experience working rehearsals in the theater and pre-rehearsal talks with artistic leadership.

Patron-level members ($600+) come early and enjoy a light supper before the rehearsal begins.

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music - Tuesday, November 3, 2015
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying  - Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon  - Saturday, May 28, 2016

Spotlight Night for Members

Partner-level members ($300+) enjoy VIP treatment including a pre-show reception in the Producer's Club, reserved seating, and complimentary parking.

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music - Tuesday, November 3, 2015
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying & Assassins  - Thursday, January 7, 2016
Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon  - Thursday, April 21, 2016
Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder  - Sunday, June 26, 2016

Warehouse Tour

Partner-level members ($300+) take a trip to our warehouses in Kent to view the sets, costumes, and props from past productions.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

For more information about upcoming events or to become a member, please call Jeanne Thompson, Membership Manager at 206-971-7900 or email us at


Cirque du 5th

Friday, May 29, 2015

Mark your calendar for an evening of fun, food, and musical entertainment!

Act 1
Cocktails and Silent Auction
5:30 pm in the Spanish Foyer – The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Act 2
7:00 pm in the Spanish Ballroom – The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Act 3
Live Auction and Entertainment
8:30 pm at The 5th Avenue Theatre

Return to The 5th Avenue Theatre to bid on and win exceptional one-of-a-kind auction items, while enjoying spectacular entertainment from beloved 5th Avenue performers including Broadway vet, Jenifer Lewis!

Act 4
Dancing and Dessert
10:00 pm On Stage at The 5th Avenue Theatre

Tickets are now on sale!

Ring Leaders


$10,000 for a table of 10 

As a Ring Leader, you will receive VIP seating at the Dinner and Live Auction, premium wine during Dinner, a complimentary parking pass, and a special Sound of Music ticket voucher.



$5,000 for a table of 10

As an Acrobat you will receive seats to the Dinner and Live Auction, a complimentary parking pass, and a special ticket voucher for our 2015-16 season.


Special Thanks to our Cirque Stars!

*Indicates a table purchase. List current as of May 19, 2015.

Ring Leaders

Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff*

Robert R. Braun, Jr.

Barbara L. Crowe*

Wanda J. Herndon*

David and Hillary Quinn*

Ann Ramsay-Jenkins*

Stephen P. Reynolds and Paula Rosput Reynolds*

Jan and Rob Sexton

Gary and Elizabeth Sundem

Bonnie and Jim Towne*

U.S. Bank – Jennifer and Chris Heman*

Tracy Wellens*



Alaska Airlines – Ann and Joe Ardizzone*

Clodagh and Bob Ash*

The Boeing Company - Elizabeth and Jim Lund*

Margaret and Richard Bossi

Steve and Georgene Camp

Debby L. Carter

Robert Cherry and Clarice Turner

Margaret Clapp*

Aaron and Nuria Coe

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP*


John DeVore

Helen Fanucci

Maria P. Ferrer*

Chad and Beth Fischer

Gary Fuller and Randy Everett*

Sarah Nash Gates

Cyrus Habib*

Tina and Randy Hodgins

Andrea and Douglas Holton

Margaret Inouye*

SaSa and Ken Kirkpatrick*

Bill and Michelle Krippaehne

Roger Layman

Nancy Nichols

John and Deanne Oppenheimer*

Annette and Bob Parks

Puget Sound Business Journal- Gordon Prouty

Constance and Norman Rice*

SAFECO Insurance*

Jean Sheridan

Heather Sullivan McKay and Mike McKay*

Connie and Tom Walsh*

Washington Holdings*

Karen and Mark Weber

Rosemary and Kenneth Willman*

Melinda and Sterling Wilson*


Seen & Heard Around The 5th

Members go behind the scenes to the Trap Room on a Backstage Tour.

Member Susan Dogen looks at costumes on the Warehouse Tour. 

Gregory Award nominated costume designer Sarah Nash Gates shows members
costumes from Oliver! during a tour of The 5th's costume shop.