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The Invisible Theatre 

Presents 

SIZZLING SUMMER SOUNDS 

Cabaret Music Series 2018 Is Moving To 

Janos Downtown Kitchen/Carriage House 

July 10 – 22, 2018 

(The Invisible Theatre presents its eagerly anticipated summer cabaret series, Sizzling Summer Sounds - two weeks of musical magic from July 10 (Gala Opening Night!) – July 22, 2018 at JANOS DOWNTOWN KITCHEN/CARRIAGE HOUSE produced and directed by Susan Claassen. Audiences will be treated to world class entertainment in a world class setting with award winning world class dining! The Carriage House will be transformed into an elegant and cosmopolitan cabaret showroom! 

The talent gracing our stage and being showcased is extraordinary! Where else can you see seven different shows in two weeks? Our stellar lineup includes out of town guest artists Steve Ross and Ann Hampton Callaway plus an array of Tucson favorites. Why go to New York or Los Angeles this summer when the best is coming to Tucson?! 

 

There truly is something for everyone’s taste and at a price everyone can afford! ($35 single admission) 

Discounts are available for Invisible Theatre 2018-2019 season ticket holders. 

 

Two Weeks of Musical Magic!

It’s the COOL thing to do on a HOT summer night!!

 

SIZZLING SOIREE! 

48th ANNIVERSARY KICK OFF! 

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:30 PM ($48) 

Included in the Ticket Price: 

1 Glass of Champagne 

Fabulous and Fun Finger Food 

World Class Entertainment 

An extraordinary sampler of Janos’ culinary treats and upcoming cabaret shows! Susan Claassen (“Suz”) and Janos will host this not-to-be-missed evening of musical magic and delicious delights in our new “Downtown Digs”! Join our “Sizzling 2018 Ensemble” of world-class artists living and thriving in Tucson: Rob Boone, John Bucchino, Katherine Byrnes, Armen Dirtadian, Julie Anne, Daniel “Sly” Sliptsky, Christine Vivona, and Jeffrey Haskell will treat you to a once-in-a-lifetime evening! Each will perform a few tunes and have a “Shmooz with Suz”! 

This is an up close and personal opportunity to meet the artists and experience their magnificent musical magic!! 

 

Travel and Production Assistance Courtesy of 

Dr. Bella Eibensteiner 

AC Hotel Tucson Downtown 

Downtown Tucson Partnership 

Hachenberg & Sons Piano Company 

Old Pueblo Theatrical Design 

Asian Trade 

Help us toast our new partnership and have a “delicious, delightful and delovely” downtown evening! 3 

 

THE STELLAR SERIES OF STERLING PERFORMERS! 

There truly is something for everyone’s taste and at a price everyone can afford! 

($35 single admission) 

 

TOGETHER AGAIN! 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM 

The incredible Katherine Byrnes joins with her longtime collaborator and magnificent musical director, Jeffrey Haskell (“Mr. Jazz”), in a magical evening of exquisite music and mirth! They celebrate their 25 year friendship and collaboration (a “sterling” achievement!) and pay homage to other great partnerships like composers and lyricists Lerner and Lowe, Rodgers and Hart, and of course George and Ira Gershwin. This not-to-be-missed evening of “Fascinating Rhythm” will have you saying “It’s a Grand Night for Singing”! 

 

20th CENTURY JAZZ! 

Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 7:30 PM 

Rob Boone, Christine Vivona and Ray Templin serve up a cool summer cocktail filled with a dazzling array of musical styles (piano, harp and trombone) from New Orleans “Dixieland” to Chicago “Hot Jazz” to NYC “Swing”! This show stoppin’ and award winning trio takes you on a jazzy journey while stringin’, swingin’, slidin’ and stridin’ through a musical joyride of toe tappin’ and finger snappin’ tunes. 

 

LUCK BE A LADY! 

Friday, July 13, 2018, at 7:30 PM 

This “Friday the 13th” will be filled with good luck when Julie Anne, Armen Dirtadian and Maestro Daniel “Sly” Slipetsky combine musical forces! This sizzling and sensational trio pay tribute to Frank Sinatra and his favorite “Dames” including everyone from Ella to Dinah Shore to Peggy Lee! It will definitely be “A Swingin’ Affair” celebrating the great “American Song Book” with classic tunes such as “Can’t We Be Friends?”, “It’s All Right with Me” and of course the iconic “Luck be a Lady”! 

 

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! 

Steve Ross Celebrates Bastille Day! 

Saturday, July 14, 2018 and Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM 

The “Crown Prince of New York Cabaret” (New York Times) will musically sweep you away to the “City of Lights” in the "The smoothest cabaret act in the world" (London Times). July in Tucson suddenly becomes “April in Paris” and you will be shouting “C’est Magnifique”! The show provides a movable, Trans-Atlantic feast of songs by both American and Continental composers. From Piaf to Porter and Chevalier to Brel, this delicious evening of musical magic proves Steve Ross “Can Can” do it all! 4 

 

JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE, RINGO… and DICK! 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM 

Straight from NYC’s famed Birdland, award winning Broadway songwriter and pianist, John Bucchino, presents an evening of solo piano improvisations on the music of the Beatles and Richard Rodgers of which the New York Times said, “Lushly orchestral pianism”. This stellar one-of-a-kind cabaret concert had acclaimed runs in Melbourne, London, and NYC! Sax great Dave Koz says, “Everyone knows these songs. But you’ve NEVER heard them like this. It’s a thing of sheer beauty. Even the Beatles themselves would be amazed.” 

 

MOTOWN WITH TRIPLE THREAT! 

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 and Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM 

Powerhouse, award winning and internationally acclaimed vocalists Katherine Byrnes, Crystal Stark, and Julie Anne Boos bring the music of Motown downtown! The Triple Threat Trio, accompanied by Khris Dodge, will have you singing along to hits such as “Stop in the Name of Love”, “Hold On I’m Comin”, “Knock on Wood”, “Lady Marmalade”, and many more! These “Downtown Divas” will heat up the sizzling summer night with Motown Magic - and have you “Dancing in the Street”!! 

 

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY - JAZZ GOES TO THE MOVIES! 

Friday, July 20, 2018, Saturday, July 21, 2018 and Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM 

From Birdland to Carnegie Hall and from London to NYC the one and only award-winning Ann Hampton Callaway returns to Tucson to pay tribute to the “Silver Screen” and all that Jazz! This critically acclaimed celebration features such great tunes as “Taking a Chance on Love”, “As Time Goes By”, and Cole Porter’s effervescent “Just One of Those Things”. Theaterpizzazz said of this concert, “Yep, a trip to the moon on gossamer wings – that’s what it’s like to spend 75 minutes with Ann Hampton Callaway!” 

 

RESERVATION INFORMATION 

There truly is something for everyone’s taste and at a price everyone can afford! 

($35 single admission) 

Discounts are available for Invisible Theatre 2018-2019 season ticket holders. 

Not only is the entertainment delicious but the culinary delights created by the incomparable Chef Janos Wilder will have you shouting bravo!! 

Diners may order off the menu at DOWNTOWN KITCHEN and receive a 20% discount (excluding alcohol/Happy Hour). After dinner stroll over to the Carriage House and receive reserved showroom seating. Please make your dinner reservations directly with DOWNTOWN KITCHEN (520) 623-7700 and let them know you are attending the cabaret! 

For reservations or more information about Sizzling Summer Sounds call the Invisible Theatre Box Office at (520) 882-9721. Tickets are also available 24/7 through OvationTix at invisibletheatre.com

PARKING: $5 parking is available at The AC Hotel Tucson Downtown (Marriott) or is free on the street.