Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s “Twelfth Night” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Justin McCombs, Jim Hopkins, and Jeremy Dubin in “Twelfth Night”

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production of Twelfth Night with a 4 Star Rating.

Panelists recommended Twelfth Night, one Shakespeare’s most amusing comedies, as “a very fun production…well-performed and entertaining…hilarious”. The CSC ensemble was praised . . . → Read More: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s “Twelfth Night” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

NKU’s “As You Like It” Recognized by LCT

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized costume designer Ronnie Chamberlain’s work in Northern Kentucky University’s production of As You Like It, one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies.

Panelists praised Chamberlain’s Elizabethan era costumes as “beautiful to look at, and the actors wore them comfortably, moving with ease. Against the simple set . . . → Read More: NKU’s “As You Like It” Recognized by LCT

Miami University’s “Gruesome Playground Injuries” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Ryan Knapper and Mika Clifford

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized the Miami University Theatre Department’s production of Gruesome Playground Injuries with a 4 Star Rating. The play follows the characters of Kayleen and Doug, who meet as eight-year-olds in a school nurse’s office, beginning a lifelong intimacy revealed through . . . → Read More: Miami University’s “Gruesome Playground Injuries” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Untethered Theatre’s “House of Yes” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized the Untethered Theatre Company’s The House of Yes with a 4 star recommendation.

The House of Yes is a dark comedy that pries into the lives of the dysfunctional Pascal family. Time seems to have come to a screeching halt for this family with the . . . → Read More: Untethered Theatre’s “House of Yes” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Playhouse’s “Complete History of Comedy” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) with a 4 Star Rating, the Abridged Shakespeare Company’s latest world premiere that skewers comedy in all its forms.

Panelists called The Complete History of Comedy “hilarious”: “I had fun! And laughed! I’ve already recommended . . . → Read More: Playhouse’s “Complete History of Comedy” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Carnegie/CCM’s “Boeing, Boeing” Recognized by LCT

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized featured actor Shaun Sutton for his work in the Boeing, Boeing, co-produced by The Carnegie and the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music’s Drama department.

Boeing, Boeing is a comic farce featuring the antics of Bernard, a playboy who has juggled his romances with . . . → Read More: Carnegie/CCM’s “Boeing, Boeing” Recognized by LCT

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company/Xavier University’s “The Crucible” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Brent Vimtrup and Kelly Mengelkoch in “The Crucible”

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and Xavier University’s collaborative production of The Crucible, Arthur Miller’s powerful drama of hysteria and moral choices in colonial Salem, with a 4 star recommendation.

Panelists described the production of The Crucible . . . → Read More: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company/Xavier University’s “The Crucible” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Know Theatre’s “Bull” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized Know Theatres Bull with a 4 Star rating.

Bull, a companion piece by Mike Bartlett to the play COCK, which was produced by the Know Theatre last year, explores the hazards of office life in a cut-throat economy.

Panelists found the play “funny, sharp, and . . . → Read More: Know Theatre’s “Bull” Earns 4 Star LCT Rating