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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Playhouse’s “Cabaret” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Cabaret with a 4 Star rating. Cabaret, the renowned Kander and Ebb musical set in the Kit Kat Klub, a seedy pre-war nightclub in Berlin, chronicles the growing prejudice in Germany through the eyes of a visiting American writer. Panelists […]

NKU’s “South Pacific” Recognized by LCT

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized lead actress Ally Mellick as Nelly Forbush for her work in Northern Kentucky University’s production of South Pacific, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical of romance, prejudice and war in an island paradise. Panelists praised Mellick’s “outstanding singing voice”, saying she was “a standout who made […]

Invitation to SDC Foundation’s Zelda Fichandler Award

Please join the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation  in Cincinnati on November 4 to celebrate  2013 ZELDA FICHANDLER AWARD RECIPIENT Charles Newell of Court Theatre, Chicago, IL  Monday, November 4th at 5:30pm Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202  Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. RSVP by 10/30: FichandlerRSVP@SDCweb.org   This is a free event.  Please share […]

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s “Of Mice and Men” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production of Of Mice and Men with a 4 Star Rating. Panelists recommended Of Mice and Men, based on John Steinbeck’s classic novel of enduring friendship amidst unendurable hardship,  as “near perfect – all the elements of acting, staging, set design […]

Covedale’s “Dracula” Recognized by LCT

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized lead actor Mike Sherman and fight choreographer Melissa Bennett Murphy for their work on Covedale Theatre’s production of the classic horror show Dracula. Panelists praised Mike Sherman’s as a standout in his portrayal of a “grounded, activated Van Helsing with flawless accent, tactical clarity and […]

CTC’s “Annie, Jr.” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Annie, Jr. with a 4 Star Rating. Annie Jr., the children’s version of the popular musical favorite depicting the adventures of the plucky comic-book orphan, was described by panelists as enjoyable and “a quick paced show from the first moment […]

Mad Anthony’s “Light Sensitive” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized the Mad Anthony Theatre Company’s Light Sensitive with a 4 Star Rating, in its first production as an LCT member. Light Sensitive is described as a story of two lost souls who meet in Hell’s Kitchen and fall in love. Tom, a blind, reclusive and […]

Clifton Players’ “The Whale” Earns 4.5 Star LCT Rating

The League of Cincinnati Theatres recommends The Whale, presented by Clifton Players now until October 26. A one panelist describes it, “Charlie is a very fat man stuck in his apartment, where all the action takes place. How he got to be 600 pounds and how he is living (and dying) because of it masks several […]