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Chicago Tap Theatre
Tidings of Tap!
Featuring dances to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah & the Winter Season…with all LIVE music!
Your family will love tapping into this charming new celebration of the holiday season by Chicago Tap Theatre. Come see why hundreds of Chicago families have made Tidings of Tap! their new holiday tradition. Featuring rhythm and whimsy-filled dance interpretations of your favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and winter songs, this is a fun yet sophisticated, family-friendly evening that you’ll be talking about all year! Audiences will also love experiencing the live holiday music performed by the CTT jazz trio and klezmer group.
While this is a great family show, many people have commented that it is truly enjoyable for all ages. Children and parents will love the end-of-the show number, where all the children are invited on-stage to dance! Parents are encouraged to take photos of their kids on stage to capture the moment!
Audience favorites will return, including the humorous take on the “Twelve Days of Christmas,” the men of CTT dancing in “Chanukah, Oh Chanukah” and the battle between Frosty and Rudolf in “Bohemian Tapsody.” Tidings of Tap! will also feature new premieres and debut pieces by the company.
About Chicago Tap Theatre
Founded in 2002, Chicago Tap Theatre is a growing and vibrant dance company dedicated to preserving the quintessentially American dance form of tap while taking it to the next level of creativity, innovation and quality. CTT performs exclusively with live music provided by some of Chicago’s finest musicians playing everything from Duke Ellington to David Bowie and many artists in between. Under the dynamic direction of master teacher and performer Mark Yonally, CTT has gained a loyal and sizable following in Chicago and continues to tour both nationally and internationally. Having pioneered the “tap opera” format, which tells stories with compelling characters and intriguing plots, CTT has used the language of tap dance, live music and narration to move Chicago audiences for nearly fifteen years.