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And I Am Telling You…Don’t Miss “Dreamgirls” at The Carnegie

Review by Grace Eichler of Dreamgirls: The Carnegie Moving into their second week of the run, The Carnegie has pulled off a huge success with their production of Dreamgirls. Director Torie Wiggins brings to life the timeless musical with jaw dropping numbers such as “And I Am Telling You,” “Move,” and “Dreamgirls.” The Motown musical […]

“Jesus Christ Superstar” Rocks Out at the Incline

Review by Grace Eichler of Jesus Christ Superstar: Incline Theatre From the precurtain speech to the opening guitar solo, Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar is set to be a biblical rock concert in two hours. Director/Choreographer Maggie Perrino takes the Andrew Lloyd Webber rock opera to new heights as we meet the […]

Know Theatre’s “Whisper House” is a Ghost Story that Sneaks Up on You

Review by Liz Eichler of “Whisper House”: Know Theatre Set in a haunted lighthouse in WWII, Know Theatre’s “Whisper House” presents a gossamer thin story-line, but the performances sneak up and grab you.  Written by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening, American Psycho) and Kyle Jarrow (SpongeBob SquarePants the musical), a strong cast and interesting premise carry […]

“Complete Shakespeare” Works Well for Cincy Audiences

  Review By Liz Eichler of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company “There’s a lotta love in this room” the actors agree in a riff with the audience during “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Very True. The Opening Night audience LOVED the show, because the […]

Incline’s “Irma Vep” Shows the Dark Side of the Farce

Review by Laurel Humes of The Mystery of Irma Vep: Incline Theatre The Mystery of Irma Vep, now onstage at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, is a slapstick comic mix of werewolves, vampires and mummies, set in an English manor ruled by the ghostly portrait of the former lady of the house. Oh, and two male […]

Incline’s “Irma Vep” Provides Plenty of Summer Camp

Review by Doug Iden of The Mystery of Irma Vep: Incline Theatre Consider Halloween in July. What could be better on a warm summer evening than visits from werewolves, vampires, ghosts, mummies and other assorted crazies?  This is not P. T. Barnum but rather the comedy farce The Mystery of Irma Vep which is now […]

Prepare to be Charmed by Incline’s “Once On This Island”

Review by Laurel Humes of Once On This Island: Incline Theatre Enchanting is the one-word description of Once On This Island, now onstage at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater. The musical is a fairy tale, where gods rule, and it’s a story of star-crossed lovers. It’s also a story of class differences: two groups of people, […]

Incline’s “Once On This Island” Celebrates the Power of Storytelling and Myth

Review by Doug Iden of Once On This Island: Incline Theatre Care to take a trip to a Caribbean island complete with colorful natives, calypso music and enthusiastic storytellers?  If so, you can forget your plane ticket and merely sashay down to the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater for their latest production, Once On This Island. […]