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Francis J. Gaudette Theatre
303 Front Street North Issaquah, WA 98027
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Eve
49 events 23 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 26 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Ralph Byron
27 events 21 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 26 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Andrea Smolin
11 events 5 reviews

Absolutely loved this performance! I had never actually seen this musical before but fell in love with it. The sets were spectacular and the music and dancing was fantastic. The woman that plays Esther has the most beautiful voice, she was...continued

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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.

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