Prepare to be Enchanted by CSC’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Review by Doug Iden of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Theater inaugurated the 2017-18 season in its new digs with a technically spectacular production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Even for those of you who think that Shakespeare is an alien being who really talks funny, this is a show . . . → Read More: Prepare to be Enchanted by CSC’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Human Race’s “Legendale” is a Fun Escape

Review by Liz Eichler of “Legendale”: Human Race Theatre

Watching a new work is always fun. You get to see what works and what still has room to grow. Human Race’s “Legendale” by Andrea Daly and Jeff Bienstock is a musical that is a lot of fun, but is still on a quest to maturity.

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Covedale’s “The Miracle Worker” Has Vision and Heart

Review by Doug Iden of The Miracle Worker: Covedale

The American classic The Miracle Worker inaugurated the 2017-18 theater season at the Covedale Theater. Based upon real events, the play depicts the desperate attempt of 20-year- old teacher Annie Sullivan to help the blind/deaf youngster Helen Keller achieve success in the seeing/hearing world. But Boston-bred . . . → Read More: Covedale’s “The Miracle Worker” Has Vision and Heart

“Midsummer” at Cincy Shakes Gives You More To Love About Shakespeare

Review by Liz Eichler of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company opens its Otto M. Budig Theater this week with Shakespeare’s” A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a feast for the eyes and laughs for the belly. CSC doesn’t hold back as they pile on the effects, joyfully testing out every benefit of . . . → Read More: “Midsummer” at Cincy Shakes Gives You More To Love About Shakespeare

Blind Faith Leads to Miracles at Covedale

Review by Jack Crumley of The Miracle Worker: Covedale Center for the Performing Arts

Brooke Chamberlin and Rebecca Whately in “The Miracle Worker”

The 2017-2018 season at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts is starting off on a dramatic note with William Gibson’s gripping play from 1957 about drive and the triumph of . . . → Read More: Blind Faith Leads to Miracles at Covedale