Month: February 2018

Covedale’s “Guys and Dolls” is a Sure Bet

Review by Doug Iden of Guys and Dolls: Covedale Theatre Gamblers, pickpockets and assorted goons invade Broadway as one of musical comedy’s classic hits, Guys and Dolls, opened at the Covedale Theater.  Based upon his short stories, Damon Runyan’s beloved lowlifes infuse the theater with outrageous, idiosyncratic characters who...

CCM’s “Jesus Christ, Superstar” Shows Off Superstar Cast

Review by Laurel Humes of Jesus Christ Superstar: CCM Musical Theatre From stunning dramatic images to outright comedy, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music has staged a terrific production of Jesus Christ Superstar. In many ways, it may be more difficult to revive a 47-year-old show than produce...

The Kids Rock in “School of Rock” at the Aronoff Center

Review by Spenser Smith of School of Rock at Broadway Across America School of Rock, the musical, is the stage adaptation of the 2003 film by the same name wherein Jack Black’s Dewey Finn finds himself kicked out of a band, desperately needing money. A substitute teaching position (mistakenly)...

We Need More “Angels in America”

Review by Spenser Smith of Angels in America: NKU Theatre Angels in America, the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tony Kushner, first premiered 25 years ago, yet the current production on stage at NKU reminds us how much of our journey remains. The story of the play...

TMI ;) Too Much Information? — Not at the CCM Production

As I walked into the Patricia Corbett Theatre(PCT) at CCM for preview night of Love and Information I thought I screwed up their electronics system. There’s a reason you have to turn off your cellphone when you board an airplane.  It interferes with the communications system for the pilots...