Join us for and experience the thrill of live musical theater at Crown Center!
A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW December 7-23
Fun for the entire family, MTH’s annual Christmas Show features holiday music taken from Musical Theater as well as innovative arrangements of Holiday classics. This high energy show is jam-packed with fun-filled singing and dancing sure to put every member of your family in the Holiday spirit. There’s nothing better than Crown Center during the Holidays!
A CROONER CHRISTMAS: SINATRA STYLE December 14 – 16
Les Lankhorst has made a career of personifying Frank Sinatra on stages all over the world. Now he brings that voice and swagger to MTH, along with his Swingin’ Band, for three nights of Classic holiday favorites and Swinging Standards. Don’t miss Les and his band do such classics as Have Yourself a Merry Lil Christmas, White Christmas, Jingle Bell Rock and many more! Les has been called “the next best thing to Sinatra” and that he “…caresses lyrics until he makes them purr…”. Don’t miss this intimate, swingin’ toast to the Season!
NEW YEARS EVE JAZZ EXTRAVAGANZA December 31
Hosted by George Harter & David Basse, MTH’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza will feature the swinging’ jazz tunes that made Kansas City famous; the show will also include a special tribute to Signboard Hill, where Crown Center sits today. Featuring THE JOE CARTWRIGHT TRIO, MOLLY HAMMER, KEVIN MAHOGANY, and SHAY ESTES!
MTH’s 2018 Season
MTH’s 2018 Season features some of the most dynamic and exciting Musicals ever written. Join us for and experience the thrill of live musical theater at Crown Center!
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