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5th Avenue Theatre

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1308 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Nestled in the heart of Seattle, 5th Avenue Theatre is a historic landmark building, entertaining audiences since 1926. The theatre hosts a variety of events including Broadway shows, musicals, and children's shows. This performing arts venue is known for its welcoming and accessible environment for people from all backgrounds.

The theater was home to many shows such as West Side Story, Annie, Guys and Dolls, Mamma Mia, Something Rotten, Oklahoma, and Wicked.


BROADWAY NATION is a podcast that tells the remarkable story of how immigrants, Jews, queers, African Americans, and other outcasts invented the Broadway musical, and how they changed America in the process. David Armstrong’s podcast series explores the untold stories of the people who created the musical theater. Each episode will explore a different theme, with topics including the Jewish experience in the theater, the contributions of African Americans, the rise of the musical comedy, and the influence of the outsiders who helped make Broadway the wonder of the world. BROADWAY NATION is the podcast for anyone who loves theatre and wants to know how Broadway became America’s most popular art form.

David Armstrong is a former Producing Artistic Director and Executive Producer of Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre who oversaw nine musicals make their way to Broadway. He is now inspiring others with his podcast, BROADWAY NATION.

What is the capacity at 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle?

The theatre has a seating capacity of 2,130.

What is the 5th Avenue Theatre calendar for 2021-2022 season?

The first live performance of the season will not take place until early 2022. The season includes 5 musicals and one play-style musical podcast. Come From Away and Afterwords are two of the five shows in 2022.

How much are tickets at the 5th Avenue Theatre Seattle?

For the 2021-2022 season, the theatre is only accepting full-season subscription. For pricing and to purchase tickets, visit the official website.

What is the dress code?

5th Avenue Theatre does not require a dress code, but we recommend smart casual for a night out at the theater.