VIDEO: Get a Peek Inside Rehearsal For SISTER ACT at 5th Avenue Theatre, Starring Natalie Toro!
February 26, 2020
The 5th Avenue Theatre presents Sister Act, March 14 - April 5, 2020. (more...)
Natalie Toro to Star in The 5th Avenue Theatre's SISTER ACT; Complete Casting Announced
February 12, 2020
Complete casting has been announced for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Sister Act, which begins rehearsals today. (more...)
Lisa Estridge To Star In The 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production Of SISTER ACT
December 05, 2019
The 5th Avenue Theatre is excited to announce initial casting for its disco ball and sequin-studded brand new production of Sister Act! Leading the cast as Deloris Van Cartier is the celebrated actor and singer Lisa Estridge, who returns to The 5th after starring in Mamma Mia! as Tanya. Her other 5th Avenue Theatre credits include Into the Woods, Company, and Most Happy Fella. (more...)
Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of URINETOWN at 5th Avenue Theatre?
April 22, 2019
URINETOWN is running at the 5th Avenue Theatre through June 2, 2019. (more...)
BWW Review: Don't Be the Bunny, Go See URINETOWN at ACT
April 12, 2019
Since the joint production between the 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT of "Urinetown" was announced I heard far too often from people that they wouldn't want to see that. A stupid musical about pee? "I don't care for shows that are all bathroom humor," I would hear. And I'd have to defend this wonderful show explaining that it's a super funny, well written show, yes with peeing as the basic setting, but that it was so much more as it pokes fun at government corruption and is an homage to famous musicals who came before. I guess Little Sally from "Urinetown" was right that nothing can kill a show faster than bad subject matter or a bad title. But then her stating that is why this self-referential, meta show works so well. It knows it's ridiculous and it embraces it. And the same could be said for this wonderful production that went for every bad joke with brilliant comic timing and then some. (more...)
Performances Extended Through June 2 For 5th Avenue Theatre And ACT's URINETOWN
April 11, 2019
The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre announced today that their co-production of Urinetown has been extended by popular demand, adding five performances through June 2. Urinetown, which is now in performances, is the Tony-nominated, unforgettable piece of theatrical satire that imagines the consequences when the tangle between capitalism and politics gets too complex to unwind. The 5th Avenue Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry directs. (more...)
VIDEO: Get A First Look At UNRINETOWN at the 5th Avenue Theatre
April 11, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look Urinetown, this season's co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Broadway Stars Embrace Their Silver Linings With 'Gray Pride'
March 18, 2019
The 'Gray Pride' and 'Gray is Beautiful' movements are making their marks on Broadway and these four award-winning Silver Belles are a testament. They glisten in appearance and achievement. (more...)
Mikko Juan And Sarah Rose Davis To Lead The Cast Of URINETOWN At 5th Avenue Theatre
January 14, 2019
The cast for Urinetown, this season's co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre, has been announced. (more...)
ONE OF THE MOST UPROARIOUSLY FUNNY MUSICALS IN YEARS, URINETOWN IS A HILARIOUS TALE OF GREED, CORRUPTION, LOVE, AND REVOLUTION IN A TIME WHEN WATER IS WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD. IN A GOTHAM-LIKE CITY, A TERRIBLE WATER SHORTAGE, CAUSED BY A 20-YEAR DROUGHT, HAS LED TO A GOVERNMENT-ENFORCED BAN ON PRIVATE TOILETS. WITH A WINK TO ITS OLD “UNISEX” BATHROOMS, CIRCLE CAN’T HELP BUT RELISH THIS EDGY MUSICAL TREAT.