The World Premiere of Broadway Vacation, The Musical to be Produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle

The World Premiere of Broadway Vacation, The Musical to be Produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle in Fall 2020

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce that it will begin its 2020/21 Season with the world premiere of Broadway Vacation, The Musical, produced in association with Ken Davenport. Broadway Vacation features a book, music, and lyrics by writers and performers David Rossmer and Steve Rosen (The Other Josh Cohen) and direction and choreography by Donna Feore. Playing Fall 2020, Broadway Vacation marks the 24th new musical to be produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre.

The Griswold family is loading up the station wagon and heading to Broadway! Based on the characters from the Warner Bros Vacation franchise, this laugh-out-loud musical comedy is a brilliant and joyful 5th Avenue Theatre world premiere.

“We could not be more thrilled to create the world premiere of this joyfully riotous story at The 5th,” said The 5th Avenue Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry. “I can’t wait to begin our 2020/21 season with a bang and for Seattle’s incredibly smart and savvy audiences to once again play an important role in the development of a new piece of the musical theater canon.”

Producer Ken Davenport. said, “I couldn’t think of a better place for the Griswolds to start their journey to Broadway than the 5th Avenue Theater. Can’t wait to throw our bags in the family truckster and head to Seattle!”

About The 5th Avenue Theatre
The 5th Avenue Theatre is one of America’s leading musical theater companies. We enrich the community we love with the art form we love—giving the Pacific Northwest a front-row seat to original powerhouse productions that go on to light up marquees and audiences all the way to Broadway. From the page to the stage, we bring passion and epic scale to every musical we create. With big talent. Bigger-than-life productions. And did we mention dazzle? As a nonprofit theater company and our region’s largest performing arts employer, we spread the joy of great musicals with people of all ages across our region and state. Each year, we reach 75,000 young people through our nationally acclaimed education programs. Programs designed to develop new musicals ensure that the next generation of great musicals will be there to tell the stories that captivate tomorrow’s audiences. On the national stage, we are a leading voice for the power of this American art form to lift the human spirit.

For more information about The 5th Avenue Theatre, its season and its programs, please visit www.5thavenue.org

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