Venue Details

1488 Star Starred
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Located between University and Union 1308 5th Avenue Seattle, WA 98101
206-625-1900
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3.8 average rating
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19 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 21 2010

The acting was superb- we've long been fans of Greg Allen, and it was fun to see him again. The lead sailor had a great voice. For my tastes, the dance scenes went on a little long, and some of the choreography was over the top, but the sets and...continued

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 21 2010

Great fun with fabulous cast, costumes and staging. Oh yeah, and the dancing - WOW! We really had a great time.

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 20 2010

Great production values as always, for the 5th Avenue. The show is a bit dated and "campy", but that's a Broadway musical from the 50s for you.

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Website

http://www.5thavenue.org/show/onthetown0910/

Description

On The Town

Music by Leonard Bernstein

Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green

Based on an idea by *Jerome Robbins

**"New York, New York… It’s a helluva town!"

Paint the Big Apple red with three sailors as they try to cram a lifetime of romance and excitement into a day-long adventure in the city that never sleeps! Inspired by Jerome Robbins’ ballet Fancy Free, this is a madcap musical valentine to New York City and a delightful musical treat from the composer of West Side Story and the writers of Singin’ In The Rain. Start spreadin’ the news – this is one helluva show!

Featuring the songs “New York, New York,” “Some Other Time,” and “I Can Cook Too.”**

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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.