Musical Theatre News

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat LogoJOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Summer of 2017)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(June 15 - August 27, 2017)

Kim (guitar) and Linda (bass) will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD. Musical Score by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Come here the Old Testament story of Joseph and his brothers. This musical is a favorite and one that the whole family will enjoy. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.


Dreamgirls LogoDREAMGIRLS (Late Summer/Fall of 2017)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(August 31 - November 12, 2017)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Dreamgirls" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) This musical follows the all female singing trio, "The Dreams" and their rise to fame. Inspired by the R&B, Motown record label act, The Supremes. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.




Musical Theatre News 2016

Sister Act LogoSISTER ACT (Fall of 2016)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(September 8 - November 13, 2016)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Sister Act" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) This musical is based on the hilarious movie from 1992. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.




Evita LogoEVITA (Summer of 2016)
Olney Theatre - Olney, MD
(June 23 - July 24, 2016) Mainstage
EXTENDED now playing through July 31, 2016


Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Evita" at Olney Theatre in Olney, MD. This musical follows the life of Argentine politial leader Eva Peron's rise to power, her charity work, and her death. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.



Hairspray LogoHAIRSPRAY (Summer of 2016)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(June 16 - September 4, 2016)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Hairspray" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Get tickets through Ticketmaster.





Musical Theatre News 2015

Godspell LogoGODSPELL (Winter of 2015)
Olney Theatre - Olney, MD
(February 4 - March 1, 2015) Mainstage
EXTENDED now playing through March 15, 2015


Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Godspell" at Olney Theatre in Olney, MD. Godspell is based on the Gospel according to St. Mathew and the musical is broken up into a series a parables with modern music. Book by John-Michael Teblak. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Swartz. (Recommended for ages 7 and up) 7 shows per week! Get tickets through Ticketmaster.



Musical Theatre News 2014

Memphis LogoMEMPHIS THE MUSICAL (Fall of 2014)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(September 5 - November 9, 2014)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Memphis The Musical" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Regional Premiere - Winner of Four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical! Get tickets through Ticketmaster.
2015 Helen Hayes Nominations: Memphis received a total of 5 nominations for a HELEN Production including: Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Ensemble, Ross Scott Rawlings - Outstanding Musical Direction


Avenue Q LogoAVENUE Q (Summer of 2014)
Olney Theatre - Olney, MD
(June 11 - July 6, 2014) Mainstage
EXTENDED now playing through July 20, 2014


Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Avenue Q" at Olney Theatre in Olney, MD. Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original Score. Don't miss this hilarious musical comedy. (Recommended for ages 14 and up with parental advisement) 8 shows per week! Get tickets through Ticketmaster.


Once on This Island LogoONCE ON THIS ISLAND (Spring of 2014)
Olney Theatre - Olney, MD
(April 9 - May 4, 2014) Mainstage

Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Once on This Island" at Olney Theatre in Olney, MD. Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on "My Love, My Love" by Rosa Guy. (Recommended for ages 5 and up) 7 shows per week! Get tickets through Ticketmaster.



Shrek The Musical LogoSHREK THE MUSICAL (Spring of 2014)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(March 28 - June 22, 2014)

Linda will be playing bass guitar in the orchestra for select performances of "Shrek The Musical" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia,MD. Regional premiere based on the 2001 Oscar-winning film! Get tickets through Ticketmaster.




Spamalot LogoSPAMALOT (Winter of 2014)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(January 11 - March 23, 2014)

Kim will be playing guitar in the orchestra for select performances of Monty Python's "Spamalot" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia. Spamalot is a musical comedy "lovingly ripped off from" the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Nominated for 14 Tony Awards and won 3 including Best Musical. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.
2015 Helen Hayes Nominations: Spamalot received a total of 11 nominations for a HELEN Production including: Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Ensemble, Ross Scott Rawlings - Outstanding Musical Direction



Musical Theatre News - 2013

Linda Cote

In The Heights LogoIN THE HEIGHTS (Summer of 2013)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(May 2 - July 21, 2013)

Linda will be playing bass guitar in the orchestra for select performances of "In The Heights" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia,MD. A three day journey about life in New York's far upper west side neighborhood, Washington Heights. Nominated for 13 tony awards and won four including Best Musical and Best Original Score. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.

Spring Awakening LogoSPRING AWAKENING (Winter of 2013)
Olney Theatre - Olney, MD
(February 7 - March 10, 2013) Mainstage

Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Spring Awakening" at Olney Theatre in Olney, MD. Winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Music by Duncan Sheik. Book and Lyrics by Steven Satar. (Recommended for ages 16 and up due to mature themes, language, and nudity) 8 shows per week! Get tickets through Ticketmaster. "A satisfying knockout," "Duncan Sheik's score (wonderfully rendered by musical director Christopher Youstra's punchy ensemble" - The Washington Post, "9 piece orchestra under the wonderful baton of Christopher Youstra. They sound fabulous." - Broadway World, "The audience could not help but sit mesmerized. To be sure, the work of the orchestra plays no small part in that mesmerization." - MD Theatre Guide

Spring Awakening Musicians

Spring Awakening Band

Hot Nostalgia LogoHOT NOSTALGIA (Winter of 2013)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(December 31, 2012 - January 27, 2013)

Linda will be playing bass guitar in the orchestra for select performances of "Hot Nostalgia" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia,MD. This musical is a Toby's original. Tour four musical decades of memorable songs from Ragtime to Swingtime to Rock'n'Roll. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.





Musical Theatre News - 2012

Color Purple LogoTHE COLOR PURPLE (Fall of 2012)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(September 7 - November 11, 2012)

Kim will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "The Color Purple" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia,MD. Nominated for 13 tony awards and won four including Best Musical and Best Original Score. Get tickets through Ticketmaster. "The entire cast exhibit powerful vocal talents with the leads offering star-caliber performances." - MD Theatre Guide "With Stunning musical numbers, brilliantly catchy choreography, and voices so strong you'll be shouting for more, this production is second to none in its intensity and amazement." - DC Metro Theatre Arts "Youstra, a 2008 Helen Hayes Award Winner, should be a strong candidate for a shower of awards for his brilliant work here. His five musicians somehow sound like an orchestra of 15." - The Baltimore Sun
2013 Helen Hayes Nominations: The Color Purple received a total of 8 nominations including: Outstanding Resident Musical, Chris Youstra - Outstanding Musical Direction

Kimberly Spath

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson LogoBLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON (Summer of 2012)
Studio Theatre - Washington, DC
(July 11 - August 5, 2012)
EXTENDED now playing through August 26, 2012


Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" at Studio Theatre 2nd Stage in Washington, DC. Evening shows only! (Wednesday through Sunday) Get tickets through Ticketmaster.


Bloody CastBloody Band

Kimberly Spath and Linda Cote

Legally Blonde LogoLEGALLY BLONDE (Summer of 2012)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(July 5 - September 2, 2012)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Legally Blonde The Musical" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Get tickets through Ticketmaster.

Hairspray Logo


HAIRSPRAY (Spring of 2012)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Baltimore, MD
(March 29 - July 1, 2012)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Hairspray" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Baltimore ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Get tickets through Ticketmaster.



Smokey Joe's Cafe LogoSMOKEY JOE'S CAFE (Winter of 2012)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Baltimore, MD
(January 19 - March 18, 2012)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Baltimore ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Smokey Joe's Cafe is a musical review of the fifties including rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and pop standards written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.



Linda CoteSmokey Joe's BandKimberly Spath

Musical Theatre News - 2011

Pop LogoPOP! (Who Shot Andy Warhol?) (Summer of 2011)
Studio Theatre - Washington, DC
(July 13 - August 7, 2011)
EXTENDED now playing through August 28, 2011


Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Pop" (Who Shot Andy Warhol?) at Studio Theatre 2nd Stage in Washington, DC. Get tickets through Ticketmaster."The band under the direction of Chrisopher Youstra sounded great. Guitarist Kim Spath changed from guitar, banjo, and mandolin effortlessly." - MD Theatre Guide "Terrific six-person band" - The Washington Blade "First-rate musicians" - DC Theatre Scene
2012 Helen Hayes Nominations: Pop! received a total of 7 nominations including: Outstanding Resident Musical, Outstanding Ensemble, Chris Youstra - Outstanding Musical Direction
Kimberly SpathPop band

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat LogoJOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Winter of 2011)
Olney Theatre - Olney, MD
(February 23 - March 20, 2011) Mainstage
EXTENDED now playing through April 3, 2011


Kim will be the resident guitarist for "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at Olney Theatre in Olney, MD. 8 shows per week! Get tickets through Ticketmaster.
2012 Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Chris Youstra - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Musical



Kimberly Spath

Beehive: The 60's Musical LogoBEEHIVE: The 60's Musical (Winter of 2011)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Baltimore, MD
(January 13 - February 27, 2011)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Beehive" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Baltimore ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Includes music by Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield, Leslie Gore, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Patti Labelle, The Supremes and many more familiar artists from the sixties. Get tickets through Ticketmaster."this band is way beyond good; in fact, it's the best band I've heard yet at Toby's Baltimore" - MD Theatre Guide

Musical Theatre News - 2010

Rent LogoRENT (Fall of 2010)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(September 23 - November 14, 2010)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Rent" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Winner of 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and four Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.

Rent BandKimberly Spath

Passing Strange LogoPASSING STRANGE (Summer of 2010)
Studio Theatre - Washington, DC
(July 14 - August 8, 2010)
EXTENDED now playing through August 29, 2010


Kim has an on-stage roll playing guitar for "Passing Strange" at Studio Theatre 2nd Stage in Washington, DC. Get tickets through Ticketmaster."terrific four-piece band" - The Washington Post "dynamic four-piece band" - The Washington Examiner "outstanding live band" - Metro Weekly "butt-kickin' four-piece rock band" - DC Theatre Scene

Passing Strange Musicians

Passing Strange Band


The Band with Stew and Heidi

Stew and Heidi



Hairspray LogoHAIRSPRAY (Spring/Summer of 2010)
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, MD
(March 4 - August 1, 2010)

Kim and Linda will be playing in the orchestra for select performances of "Hairspray" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia ,MD. (Kim on guitar and Linda on bass) Get tickets through Ticketmaster.
Favorite Musical - DC Theatre Scene's Audience Choice Awards for the 2009-2010 season.
2011 Helen Hayes Nomination for Outstanding Resident Musical and Outstanding Ensemble.



Little Shop of Horrors LogoLITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Spring of 2010)
Ford's Theatre - Washington, DC
(March 12 - May 23, 2010)

Kim and will be the resident guitarist for "Little Shop Of Horrors" at Ford's Theatre in Washington, DC. Get tickets through Ticketmaster.
2011 Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Outstanding Resident Musical