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Category Archives: Stage Insights Reviews

“Lizzie” Rocks and Rolls Her Murder Charges at The Human Race Theatre Company

Review by Raechel Lombardo of “Lizzie”: Human Race Theatre After being fortunate enough to see it on a spectacular opening night, I want everyone to take advantage of any available seating for The Human Race Theatre Company’s “Lizzie”.  If you are a fan of musicals, historical creepy murders, and/or concerts of a hippie or rock genre, you […]

Incline’s “Church Girls” Will Have You Saying “Hallelujah”

Review by Jenifer Moore of “Church Girls”: Incline TheatreC As a self-proclaimed church gal myself (sort of), I could not stop laughing at all of the foolishness that takes place in the Lord’s House during Cincinnati Landmark Productions and Table Five Productions joint presentation of “Church Girls:The Musical”. The musical comedy is set  at the […]

CSC’s “A Flea in Her Ear” will have you Itching for More

Review by Liz Eichler of “A Flea in Her Ear”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s “A Flea in Her Ear” is an hilarious farce, told in 3 acts, delivered at break-neck speed, spanning all sorts of illicit and ridiculous behavior by randy Europeans. As long as you suspend your modern moral standards, it will give you a workout laughing and gasping for […]

In Falcon’s “Baskerville”, the Trail Leads to Plenty of Laughs

Review by Laurel Humes of “Baskerville”: Falcon Theatre The laughs come easily and often in Falcon Theatre’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, onstage through May 18. The show, by prolific and popular playwright Ken Ludwig, is a humorous adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Hound of the Baskervilles. Much of the fun comes in watching […]

Incline Theatre Greets the Summer with a Breezy “Mamma Mia!”

Review by Sheldon Polonsky of “Mamma Mia!”: Incline Theatre Incline Theatre kicks off its summer season with the crowd-pleasing “Mamma Mia!” and one can hardly think of a more appropriate selection to kiss the cold and rains goodbye. Set on a colorful, carefree Greek island, “Mamma Mia!” celebrates love, family and joie de vivre. Full […]

Falcon’s “Baskerville” Mixes Comedy and Mystery

Review by Doug Iden of “Baskerville”: Falcon Theatre The game is afoot once more as Sherlock Holmes battles the hound on the deadly moors in “Baskerville,” opening at the Falcon Theater.   Five actors playing multiple characters cavort in Ken Ludwig’s homage/spoof of the Arthur Conan Doyle masterpiece “The Hound of the Baskervilles”. The overall tone of the […]

Brush off Your Disco Shoes for Incline’s “Mamma Mia!”

One of the most popular of the so-called Jukebox Musicals, “Mamma Mia!” roared onto the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater.  Featuring songs written by the men of ABBA (Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus), “Mamma Mia!” relates the quest of Sophie Sheridan (Lexi Rigsby) to discover her biological father.  Unbeknownst to her mother Donna (Helen Anneliesa Raymond-Goers) and her fiancé Sky (Jackson […]

TCT’s “Sleeping Beauty” is a Spectacular Production

Review By Liz Eichler of “Sleeping Beauty”: Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati will be celebrating 100 years of continuous production–the oldest children’s theatre in the country! Audiences have been impressed and entertained by TCT productions for a century and “Sleeping Beauty” is no exception. Their shows feature some of the best regional talent. TCT’s deep and rich outreach […]