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CCM’s Mack and Mabel Star Turn for Mabel

CCM‘s Mack and Mabel Star Turn for Mabel Review by Liz Eichler of Mack and Mabel: CCM Occasionally in theatre and film, someone will appear and everything else pales in comparison. That is Emily Celeste Fink, who effortlessly commands the CCM stage as Mabel Normand in Mack and Mabel, playing only through March 5 at CCM’s […]

Creating the Completely New Broadway Musical “Something Rotten!’

  Sneak Peek compiled by Liz Eichler of Broadway in Cincinnati’s Something Rotten, from their press kit. Most Broadway newcomers don’t get their first show produced by Tony Award-winner Kevin McCollum, and they don’t typically land Tony-winner Casey Nicholaw as their director-choreographer. But brothers Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick and British comedy writer John O’Farrell, the creators […]

Elvis is Alive and Well at NKU’s “All Shook Up”

Check out Spenser Smith’s Sneak Peek of All Shook Up at NKU! All Shook Up is playing at NKU through Feb. 26th. Tickets can be obtained at the NKU box office :

Incline Theatre Time Warps back to “The Rocky Horror Show”

Sneak Peek by Laurel Humes of “The Rocky Horror Show”: Incline Theatre “We are throwing a big, huge, crazy, sexy party at Incline, and the more people who come to a party, the more fun it is.” That is director Matt Wilson’s pitch for The Rocky Horror Show, opening Feb. 16 at Warsaw Federal Incline […]

Human Race’s “26 Pebbles”: From Sharing Tragedies, Hope Ripples Out

Sneak Peek by Ken Stern of 26 Pebbles: Human Race Theatre Ahead of the world premiere opening of 26 Pebbles at the Human Race Theatre in Dayton this Thursday, February 2nd, playwright Eric Ulloa, director Igor Goldin, and actor Caitlin McWethy sat down to discuss the play. Ulloa, a New York actor and playwright, couldn’t […]

Passion Burns in “The Dragon Play” and Know’s Tamara Winters

Sneak Peak by Liz Eichler of Dragon Play: Know Theatre If you were a dragon, what kind of dragon would you be? A solitary creature? Or one with a passion burning inside? Playwright Jenny Connell Davis explores relationships between dragons and people in Dragon Play opening this week at Know Theatre Cincinnati, “where people are […]

Falcon Theatre Goes West With “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”

Sneak Peek by Laurel Humes of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: Falcon Theatre When is the last time you have seen a Western produced on stage? Like, never? Well, get ready for Falcon Theatre’s production of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, opening Jan. 27. The play by (ironically) British playwright Jethro Compton was […]

How Can I Kill You? Let Me Count the Ways—A Sneak Peek of Broadway in Cincinnati’s “Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”

Sneak Peek by Alan Jozwiak of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”: Broadway Series at Aronoff Center Killing off eight relatives who are in line for your inheritance might sound like the subject of a particular graphic episode of Dateline.  Instead, this scenario is the basis of the latest comedic Broadway musical coming next to […]