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The Force is with Know Theatre in its Next Production: “All Childish Things”

Sneak Preview by Abby Rowold of All Childish Things: Know Theatre All Childish Things, the play by Joseph Zettelmaier and the Know Theatre’s next mainstage offering in an adventurous season, focuses on the effects of a generation raised on Star Wars. The films and merchandise flooded our homes and filled our minds with the potential […]

Diogenes to Cook Up Some Laughs with “Relatively Speaking”

Sneak Peak by Prabir Das of Relatively Speaking: Diogenes Theatre Company   Diogenes Theatre Company opens its 2015-16 season with Alan Ayckbourn’s comedic masterpiece Relatively Speaking at the Aronoff Center’s Fifth Third Black Box Theater, November 11 through November 22, 2015. Following the terrific success of a full blown 2014-15 debut season with heavyweight plays such as […]

Falcon Tackles the Unexplainable in “The Mystery Plays”

Sneak Peak of The Mystery Plays: Falcon Theatre Mystery. Coincidence. Belief without understanding. These are some of the concepts explored in The Mystery Plays, which opens Nov. 6 at Falcon Theatre in Newport. Six actors play more than 20 characters in the two interconnected one-acts, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by Lindsey Augusta Mercer. […]

Carnegie Director Mysteriously Disappears While Preparing for “Sleuth” ?

Sneak Peak by Charles Roetting of SLEUTH: Carnegie Theatre Warning: the following may be difficult for some readers. On October 21, 2015, I was to interview SLEUTH Director Greg Procaccino but upon arriving, Mr. Procaccino was nowhere to be found. In his place, I found a crumpled note on which had been printed the interview […]

CCM Approaches “Carousel” with Joy

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 tells the story of Billy Bigelow, a barker for a carousel, who […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]