As our beloved Mame says, “haul out the holly!”  Now in its ninth-annual production, TMTP knows why audiences keep coming back to A Christmas Cabaret: the songs.

This show mixes well-known classics and hidden gems, touching on the history of all of them in a way only TMTP can.  What else should audiences expect?  It wouldn’t be a Christmas concert without a few sing-alongs!

Vocalist Sandra Simon says, “it’s the nostalgia that hooks me.  For people of my age – the 1960s boomer babies – these are the songs I grew up hearing.  We all had Christmas traditions when we were young.  I believe our cabaret can become a new tradition for families – and for many, it already is.” Joining Simon and new to A Christmas Cabaret is vocalist Scott Posey.  TMTP audiences will remember Posey from last season’s “Behind the Musical: Fiddler on the Roof.”

And there’s something about a cabaret setting that’s perfect for the holiday season.  Whether you’re snuggled in the cozy Studio Theater at Stocker Arts Center (December 12 & 13) or enjoying a festive dinner and libations at Nighttown (December 14, 16 & 17), the intimacy creates a wonderful bond between audience and performers.

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CullumDon’t miss our two-week Footlight Parade conversation with Broadway legend John Cullum!  Catch Footlight Parade in Cleveland on WCLV 104.9 every Saturday at 6pm.

You can also visit PRX.org to stream our Footlight Parade archives!

November 10: A Visit with John Cullum – Part 1
This extraordinary singing actor guides us through his work in musicals beginning with “Camelot” and “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever.”

November 17: A Visit with John Cullum (Part 2)”
Cullum won Tony Awards for “Shenandoah” and “On the Twentieth Century.” He chats about those shows along with the more recent “Urinetown” and “The Scottsboro Boys.”

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Announcing the 2014-15 Song Is You! Series

Welcome to our 13th season!SIY 2015

We call our series The Song Is You! because the songs we perform in our concerts and cabarets are really about you – just like the musicals they are from. That’s why TMTP creates performances that touch both hearts and minds – and why our audiences continue to grow each year.

Be sure to check out our our 9 fantastic concerts and cabarets:

In-Concert Musical: Babes in Arms (September 18 & 21)
Ethel Merman: Loud but Honest (October 12)
Mary Martin: America’s Sweetheart (October 26)
A Christmas Cabaret (December 12-17)
Over the Rainbow: The Songs of Harold Arlen (January 18)
A Fine Romance: The Love Song Cabaret (February 15)
Swing’s the Thing (March 21 & April 11)
Behind the Musical: Hello, Dolly! (April 26)
Pure Imagination: The Family Cabaret (May 31)

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A Stunning 2-CD Set Celebrating Sheldon Harnick

TMTP-CD-Harnick-SleeveAnother tour de force from TMTP and Harbinger Records! Click here for more information on how you can pre-order “Sheldon Harnick: Hidden Treasures,” which features 53 demos and cut songs from 17 shows including Fiddler on the RoofShe Loves MeFiorello!The Apple Tree and The Rothschilds as well as rarities from The Body BeautifulTrafalgarSmiling the Boy Fell DeadRex and A Wonderful Life.

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Kids Love Musicals! serves up dance, music and joy!

GracieThis year, TMTP is adding a new 4-week residency to the Kids Love Musicals! line-up to serve children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other cognitive learning differences.

Click here to see more about this special initiative (we promise it will make you smile!).

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