This MTH original Revue features the evolution of the Big Band era highlighting the synergy between big band music and American Standards, many of which were born on the Broadway stage. From classic arrangements by Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw, to more contemporary arrangements made famous by Harry Connick, Jr. and Michael Buble, this show will offer the rare opportunity to hear the Great American Songbook accompanied live on stage by an 11-piece Big Band, an event rarely seen in today’s landscape.
In the Ziegfeld Follies, in Hollywood films, and on the radio, Fanny Brice was one of the most celebrated entertainers of her time. With humor, talent, and chutzpah, young Fanny defies the odds and becomes one of the greatest stars of her generation. Bob Merrill and Jule Styne’s unforgettable score includes “People,” “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” and “I’m the Greatest Star.”
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. MTH’s reimagined production will feature the recently restored libretto and updated orchestrations which include instruments and sounds commonly associated with the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the century.
From the creator of HAMILTON, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. IN THE HEIGHTS is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.
This sweeping musical portrait of early-twentieth-century America tells the timeless story of three families in the pursuit of the American Dream. The Tony Award winning score is just as diverse as the melting pot of America itself. A truly unique and powerful portrait of America, Ragtime is an inspirational musical that will live in your memory long after the curtain falls.
MTH’s annual Holiday show has become a Kansas City tradition! An original Christmas Revue featuring Holiday tunes from Musical Theater, innovative arrangements of Holiday classics and more! It’s a jam-packed Holiday treat sure to fill your entire family with the Christmas spirit.
The critically acclaimed Musical Monday & Tuesday series returns for its 11th Season. One of the hottest musical showcases in Kansas City, the series is well known for highlighting the synergy between show tunes and pop tunes. From Broadway hits like HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN to the most popular radio tunes of the last 50 years, Musical Monday & Tuesday explores the dynamic catalogue of the evolving American Musical Songbook.