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Category Archives: Stage Insights Reviews

Know’s “In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises)” is a Defining Moment

Review by Raechel Lombardo Of “In the Night Time”: Know Theatre Ostensibly, Know Theatre‘s “In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises),” by Nina Segal, is a play; it certainly has all of the characteristics and structure of one.  It follows the hypothetical, every day circumstances, and very personal lives, of a man and a woman […]

“Joseph” at The Carnegie: Just What Color is ‘Ochre’ Anyway?

Review by Jack Crumley of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”: Carnegie Joy, jealousy, betrayal, despair, opportunity, redemption, reunion. For a celebratory, rambunctious, and COLORFUL musical like “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” this show has a lot of serious themes just below the surface. It’s the new year, and that means it’s time for The […]

Wrap Up Your Christmas with CSC’s Hilarious “Every Christmas Story”

Review by Liz Eichler of “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company The Holiday Hits keep coming! Like a Jack in the Box (or a Charlie in the Box) “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)” is a guaranteed laugh. Audience interaction is half of what makes this show a special […]

Covedale’s “Miracle” Makes You Believe

Review By Liz Eichler of “Miracle on 34th Street”: Covedale Theatre Covedale keeps their audiences happy by providing great shows they want to see.  What better show to get you into the holiday spirit than “A Miracle on 34th Street,” presented now through December 29, directed by Tim Perrino, who ensures you will be dazzled and […]

The Magic of Christmas Comes to Life at Covedale’s “Miracle on 34th Street”

Review by Mary Kate Groh of “Miracle on 34th Street”: Covedale Covedale’s “Miracle on 34th Street” is the perfect way to get you and your entire family in the Christmas spirit. Amid the stress of holiday shopping, final exams, Christmas parties, and trying to spend as much time with family as possible, “Miracle on 34th […]

In Bocca Performance’s “Like Demons” is Not Your Dad’s History Play

Review by Blair Godshall  of “Like Demons”: In Bocca Performance We’ve all seen historical plays (likely written for museums or schools who still teach using a VHS) and we’ve thought to ourselves “this is an old story.” When we hear “American Civil War” we may only envision Confederate, slave owning soldiers fighting against Abraham Lincoln and the Union; but that may be […]

Miami University: SHE KILLS MONSTERS is a Well-Designed Quest

Review by Liz Eichler of “She Kills Monsters”: Miami University Theatre Miami University Department of Theatre selected a great production for college students to sink their teeth into, and they deliver high skills in a well-designed and executed production. Set in 1995 “in a time before FaceBook,” “She Kills Monsters” was written in 2012 by […]

“Merry Wives” Delivers Laughter at CSC

Review by Liz Eichler of “The Merry Wives of Windsor”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company What a treasure we have at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company! After a long day of work, it’s just a short drive to world class theatre, a place where you can laugh, cry or think, and simply refresh your point of view. And if […]