A Night for The 5th Gala - Oh What a Night!

Friday, May 10, 2019
6:00 - 9:30 PM
The King Street Ballroom & Perch



Our Online Auction is now open and ready for you to check out and bid on our fantastic packages! All purchases support The 5th's youth arts education programs. Even if you are unable to make it to the gala in person this year, you can support The 5th by bidding on packages.

Thank you for your support of The 5th Avenue Theatre!


Win a London West End Theatre Package!

The package includes:

  • 2 Business Class Tickets, courtesy of British Airways
  • 4 nights hotel accomodations in a 5-Star hotel
  • 2 House Seats to Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre and a backstage tour, courtesy of Executive Producers Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff

To purchase a golden ticket for your chance to win, please stop by the box office during business hours or in the lobby during Rock of Ages.

Each golden ticket is $100.

For more information, contact Chelsea Judd at


Behind the Scenes Tours

Grand Tour

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.

Grand Tour - Saturday, June 17, 2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Backstage Tour

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.

Marie, Dancing Still: A New Musical - Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:15AM - 11:00AM

Warehouse Tour

Come enjoy a guided tour of our warehouse in Kent with 5th Avenue Theatre Production Manager and Technical Director. You’ll get up close and personal with a treasure trove of props, sets, and costumes from your favorite productions.

Saturday, June 1, 2019



Exclusive Access for Members

Legends of Broadway Lecture Series

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.

Monday, April 15, 2019 6:00 - 7:15 PM

Monday, May 20, 2019 6:00 - 7:15 PM

Designer Download

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.


Tech Week Rehearsals

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.

West Side Story - Thursday, May 30, 2019 7:30 PM


Adventure Musical Theatre Performance

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!


Events Exclusively for Circles Members

Honors Dinner

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.

Director's Dinner

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. 

Season Preview Dinner

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.