Falcon Tackles the Unexplainable in “The Mystery Plays”

Sneak Peak of The Mystery Plays: Falcon Theatre

Mystery. Coincidence. Belief without understanding.

These are some of the concepts explored in The Mystery Plays, which opens Nov. 6 at Falcon Theatre in Newport.

Six actors play more than 20 characters in the two interconnected one-acts, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by Lindsey Augusta Mercer.

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CCM Keeps “Carousel” Spinning

Review by Shawn Maus of Carousel: CCM Musical Theatre

Samantha Pollino and Ben Biggers in “Carousel”

They just don’t write them or make them like this any more. Richard Rodgers stated that Carousel was among his favorite creations and the closest he came to writing an opera. CCM has given their production of . . . → Read More: CCM Keeps “Carousel” Spinning

Carnegie Director Mysteriously Disappears While Preparing for “Sleuth” ?

Sneak Peak by Charles Roetting of SLEUTH: Carnegie Theatre

Brent Alan Burington and Rory Sheridan in Carnegie’s upcoming “Sleuth”

Warning: the following may be difficult for some readers.

On October 21, 2015, I was to interview SLEUTH Director Greg Procaccino but upon arriving, Mr. Procaccino was nowhere to be found. In his place, I . . . → Read More: Carnegie Director Mysteriously Disappears While Preparing for “Sleuth” ?

CCM Approaches “Carousel” with Joy

Ben Biggers and Samantha Pollino, the leads in CCM’s upcoming “Carousel”

Sneak Peak by Teddy Gumbleton of Carousel: CCM Musical Theatre

Since it first opened on Broadway in April of 1945, the musical Carousel, with music by Richard Rodgers and lyric and book by Oscar Hammerstein, has been widely regarded as a masterpiece. Carousel . . . → Read More: CCM Approaches “Carousel” with Joy

Cincinnati Shakespeare’s “Death of a Salesman” Still Reverberates

Annie Fitzpatrick as Linda Loman cradles her husband Willy’s coat, as son Hap, played by Jared Joplin, looks on

Review by Liz Eichler of Death of a Salesman: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is powerful and riveting, drawing you into the layers of duplicity of . . . → Read More: Cincinnati Shakespeare’s “Death of a Salesman” Still Reverberates

Covedale Hits the Sweet-spot with “Fox on the Fairway”

David Roth and Allen Middleton in “Fox on the Fairway”

Review by Shaun Maus of Fox on the Fairway: Covedale

The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts production of Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway is a madcap comedy with polished performances. The Fox on the Fairway takes place during the annual Quail . . . → Read More: Covedale Hits the Sweet-spot with “Fox on the Fairway”

Miami’s “In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play” is Fun, Compassionate

Review by Shawn Maus of In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play: Miami University

Theresa Liebhart and Jessica Filkill in “In the Next Room”

In our internet porn age, it’s hard to imagine there was a time that men and women didn’t really know their own bodies. “In the . . . → Read More: Miami’s “In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play” is Fun, Compassionate

Covedale’s “Fox on the Fairway” Not Just Par for the Course In Laughs

Review by Doug Iden of Fox on the Fairway: Covedale Theatre For its second show of the season, the Covedale Theater rolls FOREward into the realm of satire with The Fox on the Fairway. This frenetically paced farce spoofs the Country Club crowd by depicting a desperate attempt by the Quall Valley club to finally . . . → Read More: Covedale’s “Fox on the Fairway” Not Just Par for the Course In Laughs