Sing-along Sound of Music returns to the stage of The 5th Avenue Theatre for third year running!
SEATTLE, WA – Back by popular demand, The 5th Avenue Theatre is pleased to welcome the exuberant holiday amusement Sing-along Sound of Music on Saturday, January 1, and Sunday, January 2. Taking its cue from the classic line from the much-loved film, “Life is not just meant to be watched - you're supposed to sing along,” this evening of musical interactivity gives audiences a chance to boo the Baroness and the Nazis, cheer the plucky Von Trapps, and sing along to every well-known number in the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein score.
Costumes are not only encouraged, they are eligible for prizes. (Perennial favorite outfits include nuns, various Von Trapps, and even brown paper packages tied up with string!) Audience members are given bags of goodies (including such Sound of Music essentials as edelweiss), along with helpful tips on how to use them by their affable host, local composer/performer (and 5th Avenue favorite) Richard Gray. The main feature is, of course, the classic 1965 film projected on the big screen in irresistible Technicolor—complete with all the lyrics in subtitles.
Come along and sing your heart out along with hundreds of your fellow Von Trapp-heads!
It’s the perfect way to start 2011 with the greatest amount of joy, silliness, and all of your other favorite things!
Sing-along Sound of Music plays Saturday, January 1, at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM, and Sunday, January 2 at 1:00 PM. Tickets are available online at 5thavenue.org, over the phone by calling 206-625-1900/toll-free 888-5TH-4TIX (584-4849), or in person at the box office at 1308 5th Avenue, downtown Seattle.
Special thanks to The 5th’s 2010-11 season co-sponsors Safeco Insurance and US Bank.
More about The 5th Avenue Theatre
The 5th Avenue Theatre is Seattle’s premier musical theater. Unique in its Chinese-inspired design, this exquisite theater opened in 1926 as a venue for vaudeville and film. In 1980, the non-profit 5th Avenue Theatre began producing and presenting top-quality live musical theater. Today, under the leadership of Executive Producer and Artistic Director David Armstrong, Managing Director Bernie Griffin and Producing Director Bill Berry, The 5th Avenue Theatre attracts an annual attendance of more than 287,000 and ranks among the nation’s largest and most respected musical theater companies.
In addition to its main stage productions, The 5th Avenue Theatre is also committed to encouraging the next generation of theatergoers through its extensive Educational Outreach Program which includes: The Adventure Musical Theatre Touring Company, The 5th Avenue High School Musical Theatre Awards, the Student Matinee Program, and Spotlight Nights. For more information about the Theatre, its season and its programs, please visit 5thavenue.org.
Please contact John Longenbaugh, Public Relations Manager, at (206) 625-1418 with questions.