Venue Details

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The 5th Avenue Theatre
Located between University and Union 1308 5th Avenue Seattle, WA 98101
206-625-1900
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attended May 09 2012

We felt that the play was very well done. The presentation, singing and dancing were all outstanding. though we were in the balcony, we senior citizens could hear very well and our close-up views of the players were enhanced with the opera...continued

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attended May 12 2012

Well done production, very enjoyable! Could have used a little more "sizzle" between Lola and Joe. A great set, and costumes. Good sound. Well worth seeing

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attended May 12 2012

I think the premise of the musical was great but there were just too many dragged out parts in it. One number didn't even really make sense. I think it had too much "filler" time vs substance. Again, "it was ok" but nothing like other musicals. I...continued

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Website

http://www.5thavenue.org/show/damn-yankees

Description

This Faustian tale will feature a line-up of power hitters from Seattle and Broadway including Hugh Hastings as aging baseball enthusiast Joe Boyd, Christopher Charles Wood as Young Joe Hardy, Patti Cohenour as the baseball widow Meg Boyd, Hans Altwies as Mr. Applegate (the Devil in disguise), and Chryssie Whitehead as the legendary seductress Lola. Allen Fitzpatrick and Nancy Anderson join the roster as Coach Benny Van Buren and Gloria Thorpe, ace reporter.

Direction is by Mark S. Hoebee (Paper Mill’s Producing Artistic Director), music direction by Ben Whiteley, and choreography by Denis Michael Jones.

About the Ticket Supplier: The 5th Avenue Theatre

Since 1926, the magnificent 5th Avenue Theatre has captivated audiences with music, drama and laughter. Today, we proudly produce top-quality musical revivals, premieres of bound-for-Broadway shows, and present touring Broadway musicals. We also host a variety of special events, and offer a number of education and outreach programs to school-age children and adults.