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Stevie Holland, Justin Sargent and Noah Ricketts to Star in PLATINUM DREAMS In Concer Photo Stevie Holland, Justin Sargent and Noah Ricketts to Star in PLATINUM DREAMS In Concert at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present a first-time ever concert event featuring the songs from the new musical Platinum Dreams. Platinum Dreams in Concert plays on January 30, 2023, at 7PM. 

ACT Of CT Announces Cast For GUYS AND DOLLS Photo ACT Of CT Announces Cast For GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut has announced the cast for the first production of their 2022-2023 season ‚ÄstGUYS AND DOLLS. The show marks the start to the theater's fifth season.¬†

Industry Pro Newsletter: Where are the Audiences? Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Where are the Audiences?
by Alex Freeman - Aug 22, 2022

Theatres and arts organizations are back to producing seasons in the way that we were used to before the pandemic. However, the audience hasn’t returned in the same way. In multiple articles in this week's newsletter, we examine the question from a few different angles - where has the audience gone, and how do producing organizations get them back?

Seattle's ACT Theatre Announces Board of Trustees Restructuring Resolution Photo Seattle's ACT Theatre Announces Board of Trustees Restructuring Resolution
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

 ACT - A Contemporary Theatre's Board of Trustees has approved a resolution to restructure its board, a strategic and deeply thoughtful decision made to create a more equitable non-profit leadership model for the organization.

Casting Announced For ACT and The 5th Avenue Theatre's CHOIR BOY Photo Casting Announced For ACT and The 5th Avenue Theatre's CHOIR BOY
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2022

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre and The 5th Avenue Theatre announced complete cast and creative team for their 10th co-production together, the tender yet invigorating coming-of-age play with music, Choir Boy.

Special Offer: You Belong at The 5th Avenue Theatre Photo Special Offer: You Belong at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - Jul 21, 2022

Special Offer: You Belong at The 5th Avenue Theatre

Single Tickets On Sale Now For CHOIR BOY at ACT Photo Single Tickets On Sale Now For CHOIR BOY at ACT
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre and The 5th Avenue Theatre announced that single tickets will go on sale July 19, 2022 for their co-production of the coming-of-age play, Choir Boy.

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring World Premiere of HIS Photo ACT - A Contemporary Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring World Premiere of HISTORY OF THEATRE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre today announced its complete 2022/23 season featuring four vivid, contemporary plays. These plays offer experiences that unite us in celebration and in fellow-feeling, encouraging us to enjoy life while continuing to investigate what it means to be human.

ACT of CT Presents RENT Beginning Tomorrow Photo ACT of CT Presents RENT Beginning Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut will open their fourth and final production of the 2021-2022 season ‚Äď Jonathan Larson's RENT, on May 28, 2022 at 8pm.

VIDEO: Watch a Teaser for AND SO THAT HAPPENED… at The 5th Avenue Theatre Photo VIDEO: Watch a Teaser for AND SO THAT HAPPENED… at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre is bringing to life three new unique stories in the world premiere of the musical And So That Happened..., a collage of experiences that reflects and expresses cataclysmic change from the perspective of Northwest voices.

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VIDEO: Watch a Teaser for AND SO THAT HAPPENED… at The 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Watch a Teaser for AND SO THAT HAPPENED… at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre is bringing to life three new unique stories in the world premiere of the musical And So That Happened..., a collage of experiences that reflects and expresses cataclysmic change from the perspective of Northwest voices.

VIDEO: Go Inside JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at A Contemporary Theatre of Connecticut VideoVIDEO: Go Inside JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at A Contemporary Theatre of Connecticut
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

This timeless rock opera follows the last week of Jesus Christs life as seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. The story, told entirely through song, explores the personal relationships and struggles between Jesus, Judas, Mary, his disciples, and those in power.

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season VideoThe 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre¬†announced its¬†2022/23 Season. The 2022/23 Season features a dynamic lineup of musical theater magic that includes a world premiere, a co-production with ACT ‚Äď A Contemporary Theatre, and more. Check out the fill season

VIDEO: Get A First Look At UNRINETOWN at the 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At UNRINETOWN at the 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look Urinetown, this season's co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre!

VIDEO: First Look at 'What the World Needs' From RIDE THE CYCLONE VideoVIDEO: First Look at 'What the World Needs' From RIDE THE CYCLONE
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2018

Check out a song from the new musical, Ride the Cyclone, 'What the World Needs' Check out the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Check Out 'This Song Is Awesome' From the New Musical RIDE THE CYCLONE VideoVIDEO: Check Out 'This Song Is Awesome' From the New Musical RIDE THE CYCLONE
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2018

Check out a song from the new musical, Ride the Cyclone, 'This Song Is Awesome' Check out the cast in action below!

VIDEO:  Check Out 'Waiting for the Drop' From the New Musical RIDE THE CYCLONE VideoVIDEO: Check Out 'Waiting for the Drop' From the New Musical RIDE THE CYCLONE
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2018

Check out a song from the new musical, Ride the Cyclone, 'Waiting for the Drop' Check out the cast in action below!

VIDEO: RIDE THE CYCLONE, A Co-Production Between The 5th Avenue Theatre And ACT Opens VideoVIDEO: RIDE THE CYCLONE, A Co-Production Between The 5th Avenue Theatre And ACT Opens This Week
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2018

Ride the Cylcone, this season's dark and hilarious co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatreand ACT - A Contemporary Theatre, is now in preview performances and has its official opening night this Thursday, March 22 at ACT - A Contemporary Theatre. The award-winning director and choreographer Rachel Rockwell has continued to refine and explore the world of Ride the Cyclone with its writers Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond, returning to direct after working on its two previous U.S. productions in Chicago and Off Broadway. This co-production, which is the eighth collaboration between The 5th and ACT, will showcase new developments to the script and score. At least one third of the script has been newly created for this production, which is in addition to countless small but crucial tweaks and refinements. These new developments have continued to define and shape the world that the Saint Cassian High School Chamber Choir inhabits onstage.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at RIDE THE CYCLONE at The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at RIDE THE CYCLONE at The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre present the West Coast premiere of the dark and hilarious new musical Ride the Cyclone

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's MURDER FOR TWO
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre plot their first step in musical mayhem and begin rehearsals for the drop dead funny musical comedy Murder for Two.