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Monthly Archives: November 2015

ETC’s Cinderella set to Charm Audiences Again

Sneak Peak by Kenneth Stern of Cinderella: Ensemble Theatre Cinderella and her Cincinnati created entourage of animal friends are back at the Ensemble Theatre for ETC’s annual holiday show. Ahead of the December 2nd opening night, playwright Joe McDonough reflected on and answered questions about the “fractured fairytale” Lynn Myers, producing artistic director, first commissioned […]

Incline Theatre Set to Tackle “Rent”

Sneak Peak by Lissa Gapultos of “Rent”: Incline Theatre The Warsaw Federal Incline Public Theatre continues its District Series with Jonathan Larson’s rock musical Rent, a loose adaptation of the opera La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini. Many of the elements of the opera remain in Rent: starving artists, an ailing leading lady, the bonds of […]

Get Swept Away with Covedale’s “Mary Poppins”

Review by Doug Iden of Mary Poppins: Covedale Theatre Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. That is both the title of a song written by the Sherman Brothers for Disney’s classic movie Mary Poppins and an apt description of the current musical production of that show at the Covedale Theater. The Christmas season is well represented by this delightful holiday […]

A Not So Jolly Holiday with Mary Poppins

Review by Shawn Maus of Mary Poppins: Covedale Theatre Director Tim Perrino notes in the Playbill that “though the stage musical [Mary Poppins] is not completely the same as the movie, it has the beautiful music, deep life lessons and a sense of magic in the air that will inspire your kids to sing and […]

CSC’s “As You Like It” is a Breath of Fresh Air

Reivew by Greg Bossler of As You Like It: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s first Shakespeare play of the year is a delightful and breezy production of As You Like It, starring Sara Clark as a puckish Rosalind. Like her father before her, Rosalind is banished to the Forest of Arden. Disguised as the […]

The Know Theatre Strikes Back with “All Childish Things”

Review by Sheldon Polonsky of All Childish Things: Know Theatre Episode 4: A New Show. It was a dark time for Cincinnati Theatre. The holiday season was approaching, along with the usual holiday fare. But a rebel alliance at the Know Theatre, led by a ragtag band of actors, was determined to fight back… Just […]

You’ll be a Fan of Know Theatre’s “All Childish Things”

Review by Erica Minton of All Childish Things: Know Theatre             Joseph Zettelmaier’s All Childish Things recently opened at the Know Theatre’s Main Stage, and you can tell from the moment you walk in that the Know staff are having fun with this show. Signage is printed in a careful Star […]

CSC’s “As You Like It” has Something for Everyone

Review by Liz Eichler of As You Like It: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company You’ll hit the “Like” button for Cincinnati Shakespeare’s As You Like It, playing now through December 12, 2015. A gift for the early holiday season, director Jeremy Dubin sets this classical comedy in Victorian England, perhaps to channel Dickenensian warmth, nevertheless ensuring a […]