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Francis J. Gaudette Theatre
303 Front Street North Issaquah, WA 98027
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24 events
11 reviews
20 stars
There is no parking next to the theater. Park 100 yards before and walk.
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24 events
11 reviews
20 stars
The old Issaquah theater has a musty smell. If you are allergic to dust mites like me, you should skip this place. All those allergens gave me a severe asthma attack.
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"Meet Me in St. Louis"
9 ratings
4.7 average rating
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25 events
21 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 26 2009

Bobbi Kotula was sparkling as Katie the Irish maid. Leah Ryan's voice was excellent in her role as Esther who gets to sing all of the old well known songs from the movie. John David Scott's tap dancing is liable to give Greg McCormick Allen a bit...continued

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20 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 26 2009

A very pleasant evening! Lots of good tunes and fine performances bring back the musical comedy era of old.

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13 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 02 2010

The "Esther" role (originally played by Judy by Garland) was performed so beautifully! She has quite the pipes. The entire cast was very professional and the stage props were beautiful! A nice night out!

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Quotes & Highlights

Meet Me in St. Louis won three Seattle Times Footlight Awards, “Musical with the Mostest,” “Coolest Production Design” and “Top Turns” (for Ryah Nixon’s performance as Esther Smith).
“With its attractive singing and dancing, and its other blithe charms, it is the Village at its considerable best.” -Seattle Times
“The crowd-pleasing musical is like an old-fashioned greeting card. It opens up to become a wonderful holiday happening for the entire family.. The ultra-talented Ryah Nixon shines in the part of Esther.”
“Village Theatre’s energetic holiday cast of Meet Me In St. Louis gave audiences the musical equivalent of perfection wrapped under the Christmas tree.” —Issaquah Press


Music by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane

Book by Hugh Wheeler

Adapted from the beloved film, Meet Me in St. Louis is a heartwarming American classic that tells a story of happiness and family love that all ages will enjoy. As the curtain rises on the famous World’s Fair in 1904, this extraordinary musical follows the Smith family and the move that threatens to change their lives forever. Memorable tunes like “The Trolley Song,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” will have you singing along in no time.