Month: November 2017

There’s No Place Like Know’s “Neverwhere”

Review by Liz Eichler of Neverwhere: Know Theatre Know Theatre’s Neverwhere is an epic fish-out-of-water story, except the fish is a man and the water is London.  It is an entertaining pastiche of characters and connivers, certain to draw in and satisfy fans of British Sci-Fi and any fantasy...

Falcon Theatre Tests the Limits of “Poor Behavior”

Review by Alan Jozwiak of Poor Behavior: Falcon Theatre “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” Ben Franklin’s quote did not take into account the extreme behavior depicted in Falcon Theatre’s latest production Poor Behavior.  Franklin would have changed the quote to make guests smell after a...

Take Some Time off for “Poor Behavior” at the Falcon

Review by Laurel Humes of Poor Behavior: Falcon Theatre “Poor behavior” doesn’t even come close to describing the antics of the two married couples in Falcon Theatre’s current skillful production of the Theresa Rebeck play. The tense, edgy Poor Behavior brings the friends together for a weekend getaway. As...

CSC’s “Tom Sawyer” is a Playful Play

Review by Doug Iden of Tom Sawyer: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Mark Twain and Shakespeare?  Seems a little incongruous but this delightful production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company theater bridges the gap.  I half expected a line such as: “Get thee thy brush and...

CSC’s “Tom Sawyer” is an Adventure to Lift Your Spirits

Review by Liz Eichler of Tom Sawyer: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” is the history of a playful boy and his friends, certain to lift your spirits on these dark fall days. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production is visually appealing, and picks out some of the best...

Broadway Series’ “Finding Neverland” Shows the Power of Storytelling

Review by Liz Eichler of Finding Neverland: Broadway in Cincinnati Beautiful Storytelling—that’s a quick summation of Finding Neverland, playing now through November 19 at the Aronoff in Cincinnati.  Adding a few words: Amazing.  Fresh. Joyful. Talent. And of course, Glitter Tornado. Two more words: Go Now. “Finding Neverland” is...