Cincinnati Music Theatre proudly announces the cast for its second Studio Series production of the year, Home.

The cast features Brian Anderson, Tim Belton, Ryan Bowron, Marypat Carletti, Ria Villaver Collins, Kat Glaser, Julia Hasl Miller and Michael Shawn Starks.

Home is an original cabaret production conceived and co-written by CMT board member Mark D. Motz and director Michele Mascari. Kathy Beiting and Mp Carletti will produce; Ron Attreau serves as musical director.

“I am so thrilled,” Mascari said after casting. “We had a wonderful turnout for auditions and had some difficult choices. I am grateful to our cast for saying yes. Now I look forward to getting to work with this group and building the show.” 

Home features songs from musical theater, the American pop/rock songbook, movies, television and more to connect audiences with the many ways we look at home.

Home runs June 7, 8, 14 and 15 in the Fifth Third Bank Theater at the Aronoff Center. Tickets are $25, available at the link below.

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CMT announces 2019-20 season

Cincinnati Music Theatre announces its 2019-20 season, including two full-scale musical productions in the Jarson-Kaplan Theater and three Studio Series productions in the intimate Fifth Third Bank Theater.

Producing a historic five-show season, CMT is excited to offer Cincinnati high quality musicals at an affordable price. From a classic movie musical to Tony-Award winning shows, to an original work created by one of our own, CMT continues to thrill audiences with popular musical theater and fabulous local talent, as well as delight them with new works.

The mainstage season features the Kander and Ebb classic Cabaret  November 8 to 16, 2019,  in the Jarson-Kaplan Theater. Skip Fenker directs. Singin’ in the Rain – based on the MGM film of the same name by Comden and Green – runs May 8 to 16 in the Jarson-Kaplan, directed by Dennis Murphy.

The Studio Series season features three shows, including Side By Side By Sondheim directed by Adam Drake (Sept. 6, 7, 13 and 14, 2019), Singables & Swingables: An Evening of Jazz, created and directed by CMT board member Marypat Carletti (Feb 14, 15, 21 and 22, 2020) and I Do! I Do! A Musical About Marriage (June 5, 6, 11 and 12, 2020) directed by Tom Peters. All Studio Series shows run in the Fifth Third Bank Theater at the Aronoff.

Season tickets go on sale Monday, April 15 and single tickets go on sale Saturday, June 3, at, (513) 621-ARTS [2787], and the Aronoff Center Ticket Office.

One of Cincinnati’s oldest and most successful community theaters, CMT is proud of its long history of presenting popular, large scale, award-winning musicals to enthusiastic audiences from across the Greater Cincinnati area. Like us on Facebook at, and follow us on Instagram @cincinnatimusictheatre.

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CMT announces auditions for Cabaret

AUDITION DATES: 7 to 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 24 and 25. 
Callbacks will be 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27.
Clifton United Methodist Church, 3416 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH

AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT: Please reserve your audition time via this Signup Genius link:

You will receive an audition form via email prior to your audition. Please complete the form and bring it with you. Walk-ins are welcome and will be seen in the first available slot. 


  • 16-32 bars of a Broadway-style song that showcases your vocal range. Please do not use a selection from
  • Sheet music in the proper key with cuts marked. An accompanist will be provided (no CD’s, tapes or a cappella numbers).
  • Shoes and clothing appropriate for a dance audition
  • A copy of your resume and headshot.

For a cast breakdown – including vocal ranges – click here. Cabaret performances are November 8 to 16, 2019, in the Jarson-Kaplan Theater at the Aronoff Center. Rehearsals begin in late August. Cabaret is directed by Skip Fenker, produced by Kathy Beiting, music directed by Michael Spresser and choreographed by Mike Fielder.

CMT announces auditions for Side By Side By Sondheim

AUDITION DATES: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 17 and 18. 
Clifton United Methodist Church, 3416 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH

AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT: Please reserve your audition time via this Signup Genius link: 


  • 16-32 bars from two contrasting Broadway-style songs that showcase your vocal range; no songs from the below-listed shows, please.
  • Sheet music in proper key with cuts marked
  • An accompanist will be provided, so no CDs, tapes, videos or a cappella
  • A copy of your resume and head shot
  • Walk-ins welcome as time allows

Note about casting: This show was written for four performers. We will not traditionally cast this production and are looking for eight to 12 performers of all ages, sexes and ethnicities. Side by Side by Sondheim celebrates the wit and genius of one of musical theater’s most influential artists. Simple and unpretentious, this Tony Award-winning musical features music from COMPANY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, ANYONE CAN WHISTLE, WEST SIDE STORY, FOLLIES, GYPSY, PACIFIC OVERTURES and many more.

Side By Side By Sondheim performances are Sept. 6, 7 13 and 14, 2019, in the Fifth Third Theater at the Aronoff Center. Side By Side By Sondheim is directed by Adam Drake.

We are most proud to have performed in the JARSON KAPLAN THEATRE since the opening of the Aronoff in 1995.

We look forward to seeing you here!