CINCINNATI MUSIC THEATRE ANNOUNCES  SIDE BY SIDE… CAST

Cincinnati Music Theatre proudly announces the cast for its next Studio Series production, SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM.

The cast includes:
Megan Callahan
Jen Drake
Jazz McMullen
Mary Mills
Chelsey Ross
Michelle Shaffer
Kendra Struthers
Austin Tenbarge
Julie Wartner
John Woll

Directed by Adam Drake.
Musical Direction by Julie DeMatteis.
Produced by Megan Williams & Julie DeMatteis

Side By Side… runs Sept. 6, 7, 13 & 14 at the Fifth Third Bank Theatre at the Aronoff Center for the Arts.

CINCINNATI MUSIC THEATRE ANNOUNCES  CABARET CAST

CMT proudly announces the cast for its 2019 fall main stage production of Cabaret. The cast includes:

Critics enjoyed CMT’s 2018-19 season

The awards are in and Cincinnati Music Theatre is happy to have received plenty of notoriety for its 2018-19 main stage season, featuring productions of My Favorite Year and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Each show garnered nearly 20 Orchid Awards at the annual ACT convention in June.

Winners included:

Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN COSTUME DESIGN Dr. Diane M. Carr
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION Douglas Berlon
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN LIGHT DESIGN Cheryl Williams
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL DIRECTION Charles Wilhelm
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Katelyn Reid
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Marcie Brooks
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Matt Santeler
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Patrick D. Carnes
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Wayne Wright
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE Charles Wilhelm and the Orchestra
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCING Julie DeMatteis and Chad DeMatteis
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN PROGRAM Kendra Struthers
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN PROGRAM ART Geri Shields & Mark D. Motz
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN SOUND DESIGN Les Rupp
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN SOUND EXECUTION Les Rupp
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN STAGE COMBAT John Baca
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN STAGE MANAGEMENT Jill Rothmeeler
Cincinnati Music Theatre My Favorite Year EXCELLENCE IN VOCAL DIRECTION Kendra Struthers
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN COSTUME DESIGN Elaine K. Michael
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION Skip Fenker
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN ENSEMBLE Skip Fenker and the Cast
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN LIGHT DESIGN David Zlatic
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL DIRECTION Kendra Struthers
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Ethan Brooks Baker
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Luka Ashley Carter
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Victoria Garcia
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Wayne Wright
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE Kendra Struthers and the Orchestra
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN OVERALL PERFORMANCE QUALITY Skip Fenker and the Cast
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN OVERALL TECHNICAL QUALITY Kathy Beiting and the Crew
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCING Kathy Beiting
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN PROGRAM Kendra Struthers
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN SET CONSTRUCTION Tom Bergquist
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN SET DESIGN Tom Bergquist
Cincinnati Music Theatre The Hunchback of Notre Dame EXCELLENCE IN STAGE MANAGEMENT Jill Rothmeeler

In addition, CMT won the following OCTA awards for the excerpt of its Studio Series production of Musical of Musicals the Musical.
* Merit in Musical Theater Performance – Elizabeth Beiting-Lipps
* Merit in Musical Theater Performance – Kendra Struthers
* Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance – Brian Anderson
* Outstanding in Musical Theater Performance – Luka Ashley Carter

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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 www.CincinnatiArts.org, (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 www.facebook.com/cincinnatimusictheatre, and follow us on Instagram @cincinnatimusictheatre.


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!