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Monday, July 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm MST

The Invisible Theatre presents its eagerly anticipated summer cabaret series, Sizzling Summer Sounds – two weeks of musical magic from July 8 (Gala Opening Night!) – July 21, 2019 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 international guest artists Steve Ross, Natalie Douglas, Jon Weber, Ann Hampton Callaway and John Bucchino 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 ($35 single admission) everyone can afford!

Discounts are available for Invisible Theatre 2019-2020 season ticket holders.

Travel and Production Assistance Courtesy of Jane and Marvin Brown, Dr. Bella Eibensteiner,
AC Hotel by Marriott Tucson Downtown, Hachenberg & Sons Piano Company,
Old Pueblo Theatrical Design, Asian Trade, and Waterfall Event Design.

Two Weeks of Musical Magic!

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

Monday, July 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM
$49 – in honor of IT’s 49th Anniversary Season!

Included in the Ticket Price:
1 Glass of Champagne
Fabulous and Divine Desserts
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 sensational “Downtown Digs”!

Join our “Sizzling 2019 Ensemble” of world-class artists living and thriving in Tucson: John Bucchino, Joe Bourne, Katherine Byrnes, Armen Dirtadian, Khris Dodge, Daniel “Sly” Slipetsky, Nick Gallardo, Jeffrey Haskell, Crystal Stark, Janée Page, and others 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!!

Help us toast our 2019 opening and have a “delicious, delightful and delovely” downtown evening!

All Performances are at 7:30 PM

Katherine Byrnes, Crystal Stark, Janée Page and Jeffrey Haskell
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The incredible Katherine Byrnes, Crystal Stark and Janée Page join Jeffrey Haskell, the Maestro himself, to take you on a trip down memory lane. You’ll relive those classic sounds of the 1950’s! You might wonder “Where the Boys Are”, but you will be “The Leader of the Pack” when you get your tickets to this evening of 50’s fun! Come rock the night away with Katherine, Crystal and Janée!

NATALIE DOUGLAS – The Songs of Nat King Cole
Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11, 2019
Natalie Douglas – the acclaimed vocalist of the year, hailed as “a true, true star” by BBC Radio, comes directly from NYC’s famed Birdland with her hit show, “Nat Sings Nat: The Songs of Nat King Cole”, celebrating the centennial year of his birth. Natalie and her brilliant music director, Jon Weber (a Tucson Jazz favorite) take you on an “Unforgettable” journey that you will absolutely “L.O.V.E.”!

NICK GALLARDO – Valens to Valli!
Friday, July 12, 2019
Nick Gallardo, international entertainer extraordinaire, will take you on a musical roller coaster with Maestro Khris Dodge tickling the ivories. This “Travelin’ Man” is a Tucson treasure (he learned his impressive rope twirling with the Tucson Boys’ Chorus). This magical evening will help you get rid of the “Summertime Blues”! From Broadway to “Doo Wop”, you will be shouting “We Belong Together”! Nick will definitely be “Puttin’ on the Hits”!

STEVE ROSS – Travels with My Piano!
Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, 2019
The “Crown Prince of New York Cabaret” (New York Times) will musically sweep you away on a memorable musical journey around the world! We hear songs from Manhattan, London, Rio, Vienna and Paris – which will have you shouting “C’est Magnifique”! The show is a marvelous, movable, transatlantic feast of songs. From Porter to Piaf, this delicious evening of musical magic proves Steve Ross “Can Can” do it all!

Rob Boone and Christine Vivona
Jose “Chach” Snook and Jodi Darling
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Our “Double Date” combines two dynamic and romantic duos: Rob Boone and Christine Vivona and Jose “Chach” Snook and Jodi Darling, into one sizzling summer cocktail of musical styles filled with everything from Broadway to Bach and all that Jazz! It will be “Some Enchanted Evening” and a “Grand Night for Singing” in this not-to-be-missed magnificent musical tapestry under downtown’s “Old Devil Moon”!

Crystal Stark and Khris Dodge
Wednesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 18, 2019

World renowned Tucson musical sensation Crystal Stark, with musical director Khris Dodge, pay tribute to THE icon of American soul music, Aretha Franklin! Crystal performs some of Aretha’s biggest Grammy Award winning hits, including “Think”, “Natural Woman”, and “Chain of Fools”. By the end of this rousing musical evening you will have ultimate “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” and will be shouting “Long Live the Queen”!

Joe Bourne and Armen Dirtadian
Friday, July 19, 2019
Tucson’s premiere entertainers, Joe Bourne and Armen Dirtadian, with Daniel “Sly” Slipetsky, pay tribute to the greatest male vocalists of all time! You will be treated to tunes made famous by Frankie Laine, Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Sammy Davis Jr.! This not-to-be-missed evening will have you “Misty” and shouting “That’s Amore” while dancing on “The Sunny Side of the Street”!

“The Living Room Sessions”
Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, 2019
From Broadway to Carnegie Hall, to London to … Tucson! Celebrated singer-songwriters and dear pals Ann Hampton Callaway and John Bucchino will take turns at the piano sharing their original songs (that have been recorded by Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand, and Patti LuPone among many others) as well as great American classics. Get ready for an intimate night of stories, wit, wisdom, and soul-stirring beauty!


There truly is something for everyone’s taste and at a price everyone can afford! ($35 single admission) Discounts are available for Invisible Theatre 2019-2020 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

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


Monday, July 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm MST
Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm MST
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Invisible Theatre (IT)
1400 N. First Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
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