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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 […]

INSIDE HIS HEAD: Meet Willy Loman and Bruce Cromer

Sneak Peak  by Elizabeth Eichler of Death of a Salesman: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company 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, and some nights scouring New England for orders, schmoozing with clients, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Falcon’s “Silence!” Hopes to Make Some Noise

Preview by Doug Iden of Silence: Falcon Theatre Silence! The Musical, a parody of the movie Silence of the Lambs, opens Friday at the Falcon Theatre and promises to be a sheer delight. In keeping with the offbeat, quirky musicals often performed at the Falcon, Silence spoofs both the movie and the actors playing the […]

NKU’s “Moon Over Buffalo” Promises Humor and Romance

Preview by Lissa Gapultos of “Moon over Buffalo”: Northern Kentucky University Back in January, Northern Kentucky University first announced the establishment of its School of the Arts, the combining of three departments: theatre and dance, visual arts and music. This new model brings new collaborations among the departments which previously did not exist, creating a […]