Prepare to be Enchanted by CSC’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Review by Doug Iden of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Theater inaugurated the 2017-18 season in its new digs with a technically spectacular production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Even for those of you who think that Shakespeare is an alien being who really talks funny, this is a show . . . → Read More: Prepare to be Enchanted by CSC’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Human Race’s “Legendale” is a Fun Escape

Review by Liz Eichler of “Legendale”: Human Race Theatre

Watching a new work is always fun. You get to see what works and what still has room to grow. Human Race’s “Legendale” by Andrea Daly and Jeff Bienstock is a musical that is a lot of fun, but is still on a quest to maturity.

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Covedale’s “The Miracle Worker” Has Vision and Heart

Review by Doug Iden of The Miracle Worker: Covedale

The American classic The Miracle Worker inaugurated the 2017-18 theater season at the Covedale Theater. Based upon real events, the play depicts the desperate attempt of 20-year- old teacher Annie Sullivan to help the blind/deaf youngster Helen Keller achieve success in the seeing/hearing world. But Boston-bred . . . → Read More: Covedale’s “The Miracle Worker” Has Vision and Heart

“Midsummer” at Cincy Shakes Gives You More To Love About Shakespeare

Review by Liz Eichler of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company opens its Otto M. Budig Theater this week with Shakespeare’s” A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a feast for the eyes and laughs for the belly. CSC doesn’t hold back as they pile on the effects, joyfully testing out every benefit of . . . → Read More: “Midsummer” at Cincy Shakes Gives You More To Love About Shakespeare

Blind Faith Leads to Miracles at Covedale

Review by Jack Crumley of The Miracle Worker: Covedale Center for the Performing Arts

Brooke Chamberlin and Rebecca Whately in “The Miracle Worker”

The 2017-2018 season at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts is starting off on a dramatic note with William Gibson’s gripping play from 1957 about drive and the triumph of . . . → Read More: Blind Faith Leads to Miracles at Covedale

Incline’s Blithe Spirit is Supernaturally Sublime

Review by Laurel Humes of Blithe Spirit: Incline Theatre

Lift your spirits for a couple of hours by sharing them with the ghosts in Blithe Spirit, the venerable Noel Coward comedy now onstage at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater.

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Join the Séance in Incline Theatre’s Blithe Spirit

Review by Rachel Brandenburg of Blithe Spirit: Incline Theatre

Do you believe in ghosts? Or are mystics, mediums, and psychics simply frauds who have convinced themselves of their own power? This is the question raised in Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre’s Blithe Spirit, in the house of the Condomines, who have invited the neighbors and a . . . → Read More: Join the Séance in Incline Theatre’s Blithe Spirit

The Human Race Brings Audiences Home in the World Premiere of Family Ties

Review by Rachel Brandenburg of Family Ties: Human Race Theatre

Based on the television series of the same name, Family Ties, by Daniel Goldstein, brings a real treat to this cozy third-floor theatre. Set in 2008, about 20 years after the last episode aired, the play follows the characters as they stroll through some of . . . → Read More: The Human Race Brings Audiences Home in the World Premiere of Family Ties