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There's No Business Like Show Business With Puttin' On the Hitz at the Capitol Theatre

There's No Business Like Show Business With
Puttin' On the Hitz at the Capitol Theatre

(Chambersburg, PA): Capitol Theatre presents Puttin' on the Hitz. The Best of the Great American Songbook on stage, Sunday February 8, 2009 at 7:30pm. With scintillating choreography, spectacular scenery and sophisticated costumes you'll find there's no business like show business. Go steppin' out with a dynamic cast on national tour of eight professional singer/dancers plus a quartet of the finest jazz musicians, as they put on their top hat, white tie and tails underneath the stars of a Manhattan skyline...right on the stage of the beautiful historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The Great American Songbook is a dazzling parade of American popular music from the 30s, 40s and 50s. This distinct body of musical work collectively represents one of America's true cultural treasures. From the pens of George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Lorenz Hart, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, and many more, The Great American Songbook tells the story of the first 3o years of America's "classic" music. It's popular songwriting at its best...from the timeless tunes of Tin Pan Alley to the bright lights of Broadway, all the way to the heyday of the Hollywood musical! Thank you to Franklin County Visitors Bureau for being a Marketing Partner in the Arts.
This live stage show is produced by Matt Davenport Productions, Inc. Among other performances, this production company showcased the official touring production of the Gershwin Centennial Celebration endorsed by the Gershwin estate. The Tour management is by Alkahest Artists & Attractions, Inc.
The Capitol Theatre is located at 159 S. Main Street in downtown Chambersburg, Franklin County, PA. The Box Office can be reached at 717-263-0202 Monday-Friday from 11am-5:30pm and one hour before show.

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