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5th Avenue Theatre

1308 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2602
+1 206-625-1900
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Classic Downtown Theater

This is a beautiful, historical theater in the core of downtown Seattle. The theater is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WAZZU76
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Seattle, Washington
Hunchback

This is a beautiful theater and the performance of the Hunchback of Notre Dame was really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Britney81
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1308 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2602
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful, historical theater in the core of downtown Seattle. The theater is a wonderful venue, while the actual city of Seattle continues to lose it's luster due to the increasingly worse crime, homelessness, drugs, and traffic. Too bad you have to wade...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful theater and the performance of the Hunchback of Notre Dame was really interesting. I enjoyed it very much. They also had two sets of bathrooms which was a plus instead of everyone waiting for one. Very nice theater, really great show!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 5th Avenue Theatre is a beautiful older theatre. They specialize in performing musicals Most productions I've seen have been very good. They are currently performing The Hunchback of Notre Dame. It's expensive but when compared to the prices of musical theater performance in New...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the more beautiful theatres in the US. I saw “Hunchback of Notre Dame” there over the weekend, and I’m glad I got to see it at this venue.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous theater in the heart of downtown with top notch performances. We have been season's ticket holders for years and are constantly impressed with the amount of talented performances here. Note to the ladies, the restrooms are small and located in the...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Be prepared to breathe smoke throughout the performance. Someone decided that having cigarette smoking during the show was a great idea. It adds nothing and they could have simulated cigarette smoke if they thought it essential. Dozens of patrons left the performance we attended at...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Stunning performance with terrific actors, excellent sound quality. The worst thing about it was the difficulties We had trying to purchase tickets. Over a month before the show date We bought the best available seats for about $150 each. We were seated in the next...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning, great cast, mesmerizing performance. All actors are very good, very good singers. The actress Robyn Hurder, in the role of Bianca, though excelled them all with a performance out of this planet!! We have seen loads of shows, musicals on Broadwsy and London...More

Thank Peter E
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

5th Ave is a beautifully restored 1920s theatre that only produces musicals. We like musicals, so this is a favorite venue. We went to see Irving Berlin's classic Holiday Inn, which features White Christmas and Easter Parade among many other songs. We had a fun...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We enjoy the the beautiful Chinese decor of this restored theater in the center of Seattle. the musicals they present here are well programed and very enjoyable

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Roxanne v
July 5, 2017|
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Response from CounselorGina | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you received your answer, but just a tip... If you are on the mailing list for the theater, you will often receive discounted ticket offers as show dates draw nearer :)
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Deborah K
November 4, 2016|
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Response from The5thAvenueTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Deborah! We will have our production of Disney's The Little Mermaid running during that time. In fact, we just released some previously available seats for the matinee on November 26, if that might work for you! Tickets... More
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HDS757
June 19, 2016|
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Response from techman4itall | Reviewed this property |
Lower level seating is the best, the upper level seats are a bit steep and the stairs are modern and well lit. My wife has walking issues(she needs a cane). I have been seated all over the venue and the view is always good... More
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