Your All-Time Classic Hit Parade is inspired by the songs of your youth (and your mom and dad’s youth too!)
Gather with family and friends and join host Marilyn Lightstone and The Zoomer Players for a fun variety and sing-along show featuring the songs you want to hear and the stories behind them.
This updated take on the classic music/variety series features captivating performances of hit songs featuring our fabulous Zoomer Players with chances for our studio audience, and of course everyone at home, to sing and dance along.
Joining Marilyn in the Zoomer Players are Music Director and pianist David Warrack, violinist Moshe Hammer and the Zoomer Band, and vocalists the Ault Sisters, Thom Allison, Simon Spiro and Judy Marshak.
Recorded in front of a live audience in the intimate setting of Zoomer Hall, Your All-Time Classic Hit Parade gives context to the songs, anecdotes about the time and place they were composed, as well as stories about the composers, performers and world events that were happening in the song’s era.
These are the songs many grew up with and loved. The songs that we sang, and are still singing today. Join us on Your All Time Classic Hit Parade for an exciting look at some of the greatest pop music ever created.
Marilyn, the creator and host of Your All Time Classic Hit Parade, is one of Canada’s most respected actresses and multi-disciplinary artists, known for her moving and award winning performances on stage, screen, and television. You’ll know her best from her beloved role as Miss Stacy in Anne of Green Gables and Road to Avonlea. Additionally, Marilyn is the voice of ZoomerTV and the host of Nocturne on the New Classical FM. More…
David has a varied career as a Composer, Conductor, Pianist, Vocalist, Lyricist, Librettist, Arranger, Orchestrator, Music Director, Director, Satirist, Comedian, Actor, Poet, Producer, Impresario, Bon Vivant, and Hockey Coach – he has truly done it all! He’s been Musical Director for over two hundred productions across North America, including on Broadway, and now for Your All Time Classic Hit Parade. More…
Moshe, a world-renowned violinist and teacher, is admired for his artistic style, unique interpretations and vibrant tone. Hammer’s tours have taken him across North America, Europe, Israel and the Far-East with performances that have consistently thrilled audiences and energized. critics. In 2007 Moshe launched The Hammer Band – From Violence to Violins, benefitting school kids in priority areas with free music lessons and violins. Joining Moshe in our Zoomer Band for Your All Time Classic Hit Parade are Dave Young on bass guitar and Kevin Coady on drums. More…
Thom is an award winning actor, singer and director with appearances on Broadway, at the Stratford Festival and in the original Canadian companies of Miss Saigon, The Who’s Tommy and Rent. Thom can also be seen as Pree in the Space Channel/Syfy hit series Killjoys along with many other TV/film credits. He can be heard on the original cast recording of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, his own solo album and now, on Your All Time Classic Hit Parade. More…
Judy, an award-winning actress/singer/songwriter, has gained respect and admiration in many facets of the entertainment industry – theatre, television, film, voiceover, and music. She has starred in such hit stage musicals as Beauty and the Beast, Anne of Green Gables, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Full Monty, and many more. Judy’s most recent musical passion revolves around the ukulele and she’s brought it with her to charm everyone on Your All-Time Classic Hit Parade. More…
Simon is known as “The British Jazz Singer” for balancing dual careers in both Cantorial and popular music. He has worked with, among others, Elton John, Faith Hill, Sheena Easton, Cliff Richard, Neil Sedaka and Shania Twain; he has had hit singles on Israeli and British pop charts, and has twice represented England in the Eurovision finals. He played the lead in Phantom of the Opera, and has toured around the world with Redd Buttons, Marvin Hamlisch and Joan Rivers. Now, Simon will thoroughly entertain you on Your All-Time Classic Hit Parade. More…
Amanda, Alicia and Alanna Ault have been producing music together for over a decade. The trio are currently making a name for themselves in vocal jazz, a genre in which their signature and sublimely seamless vocal harmonies really shine. They have performed with such A-list Canadian musicians as Robi Botos, George Koller, Ben Riley, Nathan Hiltz, Ethan Ardelli, Justin Gray, Ted Quinlan, Mark Kieswetter, and Dylan Bell. Now, they’re bringing their sparkling harmonies and effervescent personalities to Your All-Time Classic Hit Parade. More…
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! “Walk Right In” is the ensemble song followed by “Sincerely” performed by the Ault Sisters and guitarist Bill Bridges. Simon Spiro sings “Look for the Silver Lining” and Judy Marshak and Thom Allison duet on “Fascinating Rhythm”. The Sing along is “Goodnight Irene”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! Thom Allison and Simon Spiro duet on “I Want A Girl”. Judy Marshak and the Ault Sisters perform “Stand By Your Man”, and Marilyn Lightstone gets in on the act, singing “A Little Bird”. The Ensemble song is “I Got Rhythm”, and the sing along is “Red River Valley”
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! The Ault Sisters perform “Wheel of Fortune”, and Judy Marshak sings the Canadian classic “I’ll Never Smile Again” with a violin solo from Moshe Hammer. The ensemble song is “Taking A Chance On Love” and the sing along is the classic “Music, Music, Music”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! Tonight’s ensemble song is “It’s A Good Day”. Thom Allison sings “Georgia On My Mind”, The Ault Sisters perform “It Don’t Mean A thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing”, and the sing along is “You Are My Sunshine”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! Zoomer dancer Anjelica Scannura guests with a tap dance performance on the Ensemble song “Sunnyside of the Street”. Judy Marshak sings the Carole King classic “Natural Woman”. The Ault Sisters perform “White Cliffs of Dover” and the sing along is “For Me And My Gal”
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! Tonight’s show starts off with “Should I” performed by the ensemble, followed by Simon Spiro and The Ault Sisters singing “Anytime” and Judy Marshak’s performance of “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”. Thom Allison sings “Nature Boy”, and the sing along is “Only You”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! The ensemble song is “Button Up Your Overcoat”, The Ault Sisters sing their version of “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”, Judy Marshak and Thom Allison sing “Caroline in the Morning”, and Simon Spiro and Musical Director David Warrack perform “I Love A Piano”. The sing along is “Zippity Doo Dah”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! “Abba Dabba Honeymoon” is our ensemble feature, Simon Spiro performs “Unchained Melody”, Judy Marshak and The Ault Sisters sing Chatanooga Shoeshine Boy”, and Thom Allison performs the Roy Orbison classic “Crying”. The sing along is “16 Tons”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! Tonight’s ensemble song is “Toot Toot Tootsie”. Thom Allison and the Ault Sisters perform “I’ll Be Seeing You”, Simon Spiro and Judy Marshak duet on “The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise”. Thom Allison sings “What Kind Of Fool Am I”, and the sing along is “If You Were the Only Girl In the World, and I Was the Only Boy”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! The ensemble number is “Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter”. Thom Allison and Simon Spiro perform “What A Wonderful World”, the Ault Sisters perform their arrangement of “Mr. Sandman” and Simon Spiro sings “The Impossible Dream”. The sing along is “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! “Nice Work If You Can Get It” is tonight’s ensemble song featuring a solo from Bassist Dave Young. Simon Spiro sings “Love’s Old Sweet Song”, Judy Marshak sings “Second Hand Rose” and Thom Allison and Simon Spiro perform “Anything Goes”.
Sing along and dance along with Marilyn Lightstone and the Zoomer Players! Our Christmas Hit Parade features our Zoomer Player’s performances of Christmas classics “Sleigh Ride”, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, “Little Drummer Boy”, “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree”, and our sing along “Jingle Bells”.