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June 10, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Edmonds K-12 wins big in 5th Avenue Awards

The 5th Avenue Theatre presented its 12th annual awards for high school musical excellence on Monday night. Highlights of the ceremony included performances of numbers from shows staged by high schools across Washington state. For the 2013/14 high school theater season, 156 nominations were received and 174 honorable mentions were given in various categories. Edmonds Heights…

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April 17, 2014 at 2:51 PM

NEA awards $653,000 to Seattle arts groups

The National Endowment for the Arts announced 24 grants to Seattle-area groups this week, totaling $653,000. Thirty grants were awarded statewide in this round of funding. Some of the recipients are listed below; a complete national list is available from the NEA. –5th Avenue Theatre, $50,000, to support a production of the Lerner-Loewe musical “Paint Your…

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March 24, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Critics’ verdict: ‘Aladdin’ on Broadway

From Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic: The Disney musical “Aladdin,” based on the hit animated movie, opened on Broadway last week. The show debuted at 5th Avenue Theatre in 2011, and in 2013 a revamped version had a pre-Broadway run in Toronto.  On both occasions, “Aladdin” received mixed reviews. However, the revised Broadway rendition…

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January 10, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Silly walks contest has closed

In conjunction with the 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of an all-local version of Monty Python’s “Spamalot,” (Jan. 30-March 2) we invited you, Python fans, to show us your best Silly Walk and win some serious prizes. The contest is now closed; thanks for your entries, and we’ll announce winners soon. You will need to enable JavaScript…

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December 17, 2013 at 1:07 PM

5 sparkling holiday shows in Seattle

Christmas is midweek, FCOL. You’ve got a whole weekend to fill before it gets here, with last-minute chores and abstention from all the holiday food. Herewith, five ways to relax, immersed in live theater. –”A Christmas Carol”: Let’s start with a classic. ACT Theatre presents its annual holiday offering through Dec. 29; info here. –”James and…

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December 9, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Macklemore and a $100 gift card: things to do this week

Pearl Jam, a pot party….the fun never seems to end in Seattle, does it? But wait, there’s more: concerts, swell art and … a chance to win a $100 Starbucks gift card. Music: Locally sourced rappers Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who now have 7 Grammy nominations to their collective name, roll into Seattle for three…

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November 25, 2013 at 6:30 AM

5 things to do this week: holiday fests, ‘Christmas Carol’ and more

Here at ArtsPage HQ, we are thankful for you, our readers (of the blog, and The Seattle Times as a whole). We’re also thankful that we live in such an arts-rich city, one that rewards us many times over. This weekend kicks off the “official” holiday season, so here are some events to get you…

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September 17, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Cast, Broadway dates for ‘Aladdin’ musical

From Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson: The producers of “Aladdin,” the new musical from Disney, have announced the cast for the show’s Broadway premiere.  And there are some familiar names on the list for those who frequent Seattle theater, and who caught the show’s  2011  try-out here at the 5th Avenue Theatre. With Casey Nicholaw repeating…

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