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THE TABARD THEATRE COMPANY is the resident and managing theatre company of Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS). TABARD EVENTS is a program that presents some of the best live music from all genres, as well as a host of other performing arts events. TOSPS is a unique and intimate "Destination" available for rent to private, corporate, and non-profit organizations.

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March 25, 8 pm

Nineteen Jazz Orchestra presents a tribute to the First Lady of Song, the great Ella Fitzgerald. Ms. Fitzgerald's career spanned some sixty years, during which time she performed with America's great jazz musicians, most notably the orchestra leaders Duke Ellington and Count Basie, and trumpeter Louis Armstrong, with whom she recorded several utterly charming vocal duets over the years. She performed in movies and TV, and with many musicians not associated with jazz. 

In addition to her beautiful rendering of lyrics and melody, she was a tremendous influence in the development of jazz singing. She improvised brilliantly in the "scat" tradition and could swing as hard as any drummer or sax player. 

Continuing this great jazz vocal tradition is our wonderful singer, Juanita Harris, whose own swinging style of scatting and interpreting the standards has been making audiences (and members of the band) happy for years.




TOSPS Tuesdays


Most Tuesdays, 7pm

Check out the local talent! Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS) presents different musicians each week—

Jazz — Blues — Rock — Big Band

The admission is FREE! Enjoy the open bar and your favorite—or some new—talent!

Coming Up Next
March 21 The Duvels Classic Rock
April 11 7th Street Big Band Jazz/Big Band
April 18 Isabella Rivera and The Flyte Boyz  Soul/R&B
April 25 Mojo Workin Blues


Tabard 2016-2017 Season Event



April 7–30

DID SOMEONE SAY “MUSICAL?”… Tabard wraps up its 2016-2017 season with MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (The Musical!), a musical about, well, musicals, in this hilarious send-up of favorite and famous Broadway musicals and their creators.

With entirely original music and lyrics, the work of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Kander and Ebb is spotlighted in this loving satire and homage to musical theatre.

Written by the composing team of Joanne Bogart (lyrics and book) and Eric Rockwell (music and book), MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (The Musical!) received a 2004 Drama Desk nomination for Best Musical, as well as individual nominations for Best Music and Best Lyrics.

MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (The Musical!) will be directed by Doug Baird, with music direction by Samuel Cisneros.