CCM Approaches “Carousel” with Joy

Ben Biggers and Samantha Pollino, the leads in CCM’s upcoming “Carousel”

Sneak Peak by Teddy Gumbleton of Carousel: CCM Musical Theatre

Since it first opened on Broadway in April of 1945, the musical Carousel, with music by Richard Rodgers and lyric and book by Oscar Hammerstein, has been widely regarded as a masterpiece. Carousel . . . → Read More: CCM Approaches “Carousel” with Joy

Miami University’s “Vibrator Play” Offers Life, Love, Health, and Technology – Always New and Changing

Sneak Peak by Kenneth Stern of In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play: Miami University

Miami University’s Department of Theatre first 2016 production in its Gates-Abegglen Theatre, In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play, by Sarah Ruhl, opens October 21 at 7:30 p.m. This 2009 play wrestles with the age old issues of . . . → Read More: Miami University’s “Vibrator Play” Offers Life, Love, Health, and Technology – Always New and Changing

NKU’s “A Winter’s Tale” Focuses on Magic and Imagination

Sneak Peak by Grace Eichler of A Winter’s Tale: Northern Kentucky University

Northern Kentucky University‘s season continues this week with William Shakespeare’s comedy The Winter’s Tale. Set in two worlds of Bohemia and Sicilia, director Corrie Danieley is capitalizing on the fairy tale nature of the show: kings, queens, lovers, magic and comedy. The plot . . . → Read More: NKU’s “A Winter’s Tale” Focuses on Magic and Imagination

Know Theatre Goes Out of the Box with “Andy’s House of [Blank]”

Sneak Peak by Erica Minton of Andy’s House of [Blank]: Sneak Peak

An Interview with Co-Creator Paul Strickland Without spoiling the story, how would you describe Andy’s House of [Blank]?

There’s a fellow with an oddities house. People bring him stuff, and he goes and finds stuff that is super weird, like Tom Thumb’s favorite . . . → Read More: Know Theatre Goes Out of the Box with “Andy’s House of [Blank]”

INSIDE HIS HEAD: Meet Willy Loman and Bruce Cromer

Sneak Peak by Elizabeth Eichler of Death of a Salesman: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Bruce Cromer as Willie Loman in “Death of a Salesman”

Willy Loman is a road warrior, a traveling salesman, eking out a living, with a wife, two kids, and all that went with it in the 1940s. He spends his days, . . . → Read More: INSIDE HIS HEAD: Meet Willy Loman and Bruce Cromer

Know’s “Hunchback of Seville” Features Collaboration with CCM Drama Students

Sneak Peak by Erica Minton of The Hunchback of Seville: Know Theatre

An Interview with Know Theater Producing Artistic Director Andrew Hungerford

LCT: The Know Theatre’s next Main Stage production,The Hunchback of Seville, is a collaboration with University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. Can you tell us a bit about this co-production?

AH: We at . . . → Read More: Know’s “Hunchback of Seville” Features Collaboration with CCM Drama Students

CCM Bringing a Bluegrass Beat to Musical Theatre with “Big River”

Preview by Greg Bossler of Big River: CCM Musical Theatre

Big River, the musical the adaptation of Mark Twain’s classic 1884 novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, opens the Studio Series at University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music on October 8. The original Broadway production won seven Tony Awards in 1985, including best musical and . . . → Read More: CCM Bringing a Bluegrass Beat to Musical Theatre with “Big River”

Falcon’s “Silence!” Should Produce Screams of Laughter

Preview by Alan Jozwiak of Silence!: The Musical: Falcon Theatre

“Have the lambs stopped screaming?”

This is a question that Hannibal Lector asks of Clarice Starling during the 1991 Oscar winning film Silence of the Lambs as he probes her mind to get at her deepest fears. This psychological thriller has both entranced and scared . . . → Read More: Falcon’s “Silence!” Should Produce Screams of Laughter