Monday, November 30, 2009

Be a Part of History at our Marquee Event December 3rd!

You're Invited!
Be a Part of History

Join us Thursday, December 3 for The 5th Avenue Theatre Marquee Event!

Come to the Theatre for holiday fun, music, special guests and treats as we welcome the newest addition to Seattle’s bright lights, the Theatre’s vertical marquee!

The event begins at 6:30 with music from The Blue 4 Trio, continues with the dedication at 7:00, and then at 7:15 we throw the switch and light up our sign.

5th Avenue, between Union & University street will be closed to traffic starting at 6 p.m.

Be a part of history as we celebrate our legacy as Seattle’s premier home of musical theater and the great years still to come.

This event is free and open to the public.

Marquee details:
Designed by NBBJ, architects Eric Levin and Yusuke Ito
Built by: Everett’s CREO Industrial Arts Height: 57’6”.
Weight: 5,500 lbs
Approximately 2,000 energy-efficient LED bulbs powered by 72 amps
Cost: $300,000, generously underwritten by Christabel Gough in memory of her father Roger L. Stevens and his friend James M. Ryan.
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