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5th Avenue Theatre

1308 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA, USA
Seats (approximate)
2115

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description
The 5th Avenue Theatre is Seattle's premier musical theater. In 1980, the non-profit 5th Avenue Theatre began producing and presenting top-quality live musical theater for the cultural enrichment of the Northwest community. The 5th Avenue Theatre maintains a subscription audience of more than 24,000 and an annual attendance of over 225,000. It ranks among the nation's largest and most respected musical theater companies. The Theatre is committed to encouraging the next generation of theatergoers through its Educational Outreach Program which includes: The Adventure Musical Theatre Touring Company, The 5th Avenue High School Musical Theatre Awards, the Student Matinee Program and Spotlight Nights. Unique in its Chinese-inspired design, the exquisite theater opened in 1926 as a venue for vaudeville and film. Today, under the leadership of Managing Director Marilynn Sheldon and producing Artistic Director David Armstrong, The 5th Avenue Theatre continues to achieve the highest standards in all aspects of artistic endeavors and facility operations, while preserving its artistic, architectural and historic legacy.
Once on This Island
May 12, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Music by Stephen Flaherty; Book by Lynn Ahrens; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Musical Revival
Jersey Boys
Apr 14, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
The Lightning Thief
Apr 23, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
Music by Rob Rokicki; Book by Joe Tracz; Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Musical Original
Come From Away
Oct 09, 2018 - Nov 04, 2018
Musical Original
The Illusionists
Mar 15, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Musical Original Comedy
Fun Home
Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 30, 2017
Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book by Lisa Kron; Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Kinky Boots
Apr 27, 2016 - May 08, 2016
Music by Cyndi Lauper; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Musical Original
Matilda The Musical
Aug 18, 2015 - Sep 06, 2015
Music by Tim Minchin; Book by Dennis Kelly; Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Musical Original
The Illusionists
Jun 16, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Kinky Boots
Oct 07, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Music by Cyndi Lauper; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Musical Original
We Will Rock You
Jul 08, 2014 - Jul 13, 2014
Music by Queen; Story and Script by Ben Elton; Lyrics by Queen
Musical Original
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Jun 11, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014
Music by George Gershwin; Musical Score Adapted by Diedre Murray; Lyrics by Dorothy Heyward, DuBose Heyward, Ira Gershwin
Musical Revival Opera
Anything Goes
Oct 15, 2013 - Nov 03, 2013
Musical Revival Comedy
Jersey Boys
Apr 02, 2013 - May 05, 2013
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
The Addams Family
Oct 23, 2012 - Nov 11, 2012
Music by Andrew Lippa; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Musical Original
Memphis
Sep 18, 2012 - Oct 07, 2012
Music by David Bryan; Book by Joe DiPietro; Lyrics by David Bryan, Joe DiPietro
Musical Original
Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary
Jun 26, 2012 - Jul 08, 2012
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Musical Revival Drama
Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary
Aug 09, 2011 - Aug 28, 2011
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Musical Revival Drama
9 to 5
Apr 05, 2011 - Apr 24, 2011
Music by Dolly Parton; Book by Patricia Resnick; Lyrics by Dolly Parton
Musical Original Comedy
Next to Normal
Feb 22, 2011 - Mar 13, 2011
Music by Tom Kitt; Book by Brian Yorkey; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Musical Original
In the Heights
Sep 28, 2010 - Oct 17, 2010
Musical Original
Legally Blonde
Feb 23, 2010 - Mar 14, 2010
Music by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin; Book by Heather Hach; Based upon the film by MGM; Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin
Musical Original Comedy
South Pacific
Jan 26, 2010 - Feb 21, 2010
Musical Revival Drama
Grease
May 12, 2009 - May 31, 2009
Musical Revival Comedy
The Drowsy Chaperone
Oct 28, 2008 - Nov 16, 2008
Musical Original Comedy
Jersey Boys
Dec 04, 2007 - Jan 13, 2008
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
Whistle Down The Wind
Nov 13, 2007 - Dec 02, 2007
Musical Original
Camelot
Mar 20, 2007 - Apr 08, 2007
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Musical Revival
Bombay Dreams
Sep 12, 2006 - Oct 01, 2006
Music by A.R. Rahman; Book by Meera Syal, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Don Black
Musical Original
Musical Original Drama
The King and I - 2004
Sep 20, 2005 - Oct 09, 2005
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Peter Pan
Dec 01, 2004 - Dec 19, 2004
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Musical Revival Comedy
Hairspray
Sep 07, 2004 - Sep 26, 2004
Musical Original Comedy
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Mar 16, 2004 - Apr 04, 2004
New Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book by Dick Scanlan, Richard Morris; New Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Musical Original Comedy
Flower Drum Song
Oct 07, 2003 - Oct 26, 2003
Music by Richard Rodgers; Based on the original book by Joseph A. Fields, Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by David Henry Hwang; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Revival Comedy
42nd Street
May 20, 2003 - Jun 08, 2003
Music by Harry Warren; Book by Mark Bramble, Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Al Dubin
Musical Revival Comedy
Musical Original Drama
The Full Monty
Nov 19, 2002 - Dec 08, 2002
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Terrence McNally; Lyrics by David Yazbek
Musical Original Comedy
Kiss Me, Kate
Jan 08, 2002 - Jan 27, 2002
Music by Cole Porter; Book by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack; Lyrics by Cole Porter
Musical Revival Comedy
Copacabana
Feb 13, 2001 - Feb 18, 2001
Musical Original Comedy
Parade
Sep 26, 2000 - Oct 15, 2000
Music by Jason Robert Brown; Book by Alfred Uhry; Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Musical Original Drama
Musical Original Drama
Musical Original Drama
Musical Original Drama
Footloose
Jul 21, 1999 - Aug 15, 1999
Music by Tom Snow; Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Musical Original
Titanic
Mar 24, 1999 - Apr 18, 1999
Music by Maury Yeston; Story and Book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Musical Original
Peter Pan
Nov 28, 1997 - Dec 21, 1997
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Musical Revival Comedy
Musical Original Drama
The King and I - 1997
Jun 05, 1997 - Jun 29, 1997
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Beauty & the Beast - First National
Feb 08, 1997 - Apr 27, 1997
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Linda Woolverton; Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Drama
Carousel
May 21, 1996 - Jun 09, 1996
Musical Revival Drama
Fiddler on the Roof
Mar 26, 1996 - Apr 07, 1996
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Jan 16, 1996 - Jan 28, 1996
Music by John Kander; Book by Terrence McNally; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original Drama
Crazy For You
Sep 13, 1994 - Oct 02, 1994
Musical Original Comedy
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jul 19, 1994 - Jul 24, 1994
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
The Will Rogers Follies
Oct 05, 1993 - Oct 31, 1993
Music by Cy Coleman; Book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Adolph Green, Betty Comden
Musical Original
Musical Original Drama
Annie Warbucks
Sep 02, 1992 - Sep 20, 1992
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Drama
Musical Original Drama
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Nov 21, 1989 - Nov 26, 1989
Music by Meredith Willson; Book by Richard Morris; Lyrics by Meredith Willson
Musical Revival Comedy
Arsenic and Old Lace
May 05, 1987 - May 10, 1987
Play Revival Comedy
Legends!
Jul 05, 1986 - Jul 13, 1986
Written by James Kirkwood
Play Original Comedy
42nd Street
Jul 09, 1985 - Jul 28, 1985
Music by Harry Warren; Book by Mark Bramble, Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Al Dubin
Musical Original Comedy
gigi
May 13, 1985 - May 18, 1985
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Musical Revival Comedy
Jerry's Girls
Aug 14, 1984 - Aug 26, 1984
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Original Revue
Sugar Babies
Jul 17, 1984 - Jul 22, 1984
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Book based on traditional material written by Ralph G. Allen; Lyrics by Al Dubin, Dorothy Fields
Musical Original Revue Comedy Burlesque
Nine
Jul 10, 1984 - Jul 15, 1984
Music by Maury Yeston; Book by Arthur Kopit; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Musical Original Drama
Woman of the Year
Nov 08, 1983 - Dec 04, 1983
Music by John Kander; Book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Original Comedy
show Boat
Oct 12, 1982 - Nov 06, 1982
Musical Revival Drama
Evita
Sep 07, 1982 - Oct 10, 1982
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original Drama
Annie - Second National
Jun 10, 1982 - Jul 10, 1982
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Musical Original Comedy
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine
Mar 09, 1982 - Apr 03, 1982
Music by Frank Lazarus; Book by Dick Vosburgh; Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh
Musical Original Revue Comedy
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Jan 06, 1982 - Jan 31, 1982
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Jan 06, 1982 - Jan 31, 1982
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Jan 06, 1982 - Jan 31, 1982
Music by Gene de Paul; Book by David Landay, Lawrence Kasha; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Musical Original
The Pirates of Penzance
Dec 01, 1981 - Jan 03, 1982
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Words by W. S. Gilbert
Musical Revival ComedyOperetta
Little Johnny Jones
Jul 07, 1981 - Aug 08, 1981
Music by George M. Cohan; Book by George M. Cohan; Lyrics by George M. Cohan
Musical Revival
Camelot
Jun 11, 1981 - Jul 04, 1981
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Musical Revival
Annie - Second National
Mar 19, 1981 - May 02, 1981
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Musical Original Comedy
A Chorus Line
Dec 15, 1980 - Jan 24, 1981
Musical Original Drama
Annie - Second National
Jul 03, 1980 - Sep 06, 1980
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Musical Original Comedy