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CCM’s “Clybourne Park” is Thought-provoking, Uncomfortable and Absolutely Necessary

Review by Jenifer Moore of “Clybourne Park”: CCM Acting If you are planning to attend a showing of CCM’s “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, prepare to be equal parts entertained as well as reminded of the ways of living in America. Set in inner-city Chicago, the production picks up where barrier-breaking playwright Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” leaves off, with a white […]

Miami’s “We are Proud to Present…” Proudly Presents a Wake-Up Call

Review by Shawn Maus of We are Proud to Present…: Miami University Theatre The title of the play truly sums up what Miami should be – PROUD! Jackie Sibbles Frury’s play We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia Formerly Known As South West Africa From the German Sudwestafrika Bwtween The […]

Rose’s Laser-Focused Performance a Hit for Cincy Shakes’ “Othello”

Review by Liz Eichler of Othello: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Actor Nick Rose delivers an outstanding Iago in “Othello,” playing now through March 24 at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Rose, as Iago, commands the stage from beginning to end, engineering the downfall of Othello, pulling the audience into his venomous deceit, his machinations greased with obsequiousness and […]

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 exists during the height of the […]

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 to the control tower and other […]

CSC’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” Still As Relevant as Ever

Review by Doug Iden of “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Guess who’s coming to the Shakespeare Theater?  Based upon the groundbreaking 1967 movie Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, the play tells the story of the interracial relationship between an esteemed black doctor and the white daughter of liberal parents.  The movie was […]

Incline’s “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” Features Strong Performances

Review by Doug Iden of Five Women Wearing the Same Dress: Incline Theatre Ever been asked to be a bridesmaid for someone you barely know and don’t like, amidst people you despise while forced to wear an outlandish dress that makes you look like a ghoulish Disney Cinderella parody?  This is the premise of Alan […]

CSC’s “Emma” a Costumer’s Paradise

Sneak Peek by Liz Eichler of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company‘s Emma. Check out this exclusive backstage interview of Stormie Mac, costume designer for CSC’s wonderful presentation of Jane Austin’s Emma: Emma is running now  through March 26th–tickets at