Bill Rudman and TMTP Trustee Robert Conrad celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Footlight Parade.
Happy Anniversary! It was 30 years ago in June that Bill Rudman launched his weekly celebration of musical theater, Footlight Parade, on WCLV 104.9 – and it’s been on the air in Cleveland ever since.
The Musical Theater Project will mark the occasion with a special edition of the show on Saturday, June 29 at 6pm on WCLV, but TMTP Co-Director Heather Meeker asked Bill to reflect a bit on this auspicious milestone.
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Opening Reception of the Musicarnival Audio Archives
On March 23 The Musical Theater Project and Cleveland Public Library will celebrate the opening of the Lt. Col. Robert “Jim” Price Musicarnival Audio Archives, a rare collection of live recordings from Cleveland’s beloved tent theater-in-the-round. Read more here.
Sheldon Harnick performs with The Musical Theater Project On October 28, songwriter Sheldon Harnick, lyricist of “Fiddler on the Roof” and “Fiorello!,” joined TMTP onstage in a celebration of his writing in “An Afternoon With Sheldon Harnick.” Read more here.
TMTP announce the Harbinger Records release of new Hugh Martin CD This CD features 29 virtually unknown gems from the composer/lyricist wrote the songs for “Meet Me in St. Louis,” the classic 1944 Vincente Minnelli film musical that included “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “The Boy Next Door” and “The Trolley Song.” Read more here