Finding the Story Behind the Story of Peter Pan in Broadway in Cincinnati’s “Finding Neverland”

Review by Alan Jozwiak of Finding Neverland: Broadway in Cincinnati

A boy who could fly. A pirate with a hook for a hand. A fairy who can fly. Mermaids in the sea, and more.

This improbable set of plot elements is part of one of the most beloved children’s stories of all time–J.M. Barrie’s Peter . . . → Read More: Finding the Story Behind the Story of Peter Pan in Broadway in Cincinnati’s “Finding Neverland”

Broadway Series’ “Finding Neverland” Shows the Power of Storytelling

Review by Liz Eichler of Finding Neverland: Broadway in Cincinnati

Beautiful Storytelling—that’s a quick summation of Finding Neverland, playing now through November 19 at the Aronoff in Cincinnati. Adding a few words: Amazing. Fresh. Joyful. Talent. And of course, Glitter Tornado. Two more words: Go Now.

“Finding Neverland” is a story of how J. M. . . . → Read More: Broadway Series’ “Finding Neverland” Shows the Power of Storytelling

Finding Neverland Will Have You Thinking Happy Thoughts at the Aronoff Center

Review by Spencer Smith of Finding Neverland: Broadway Series

Finding Neverland, the 2004 film about J.M. Barrie starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, is now a fully imagined Broadway musical. Despite a few technical glitches on opening night, this is sure to become a fan favorite of the 2017-2018 season.

J.M. Barrie (Billy Harrigan Tighe) . . . → Read More: Finding Neverland Will Have You Thinking Happy Thoughts at the Aronoff Center

Carnegie’s “Tenderly’ is a Bluesy Portrayal of Kentucky’s Favorite Songstress

Review by Hannah Gregory of Tenderly: Carnegie Theatre

Going into Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical, you may expect a nostalgic piece that skirts you away to the 1940’s and 50’s, churning medleys of Rosemary Clooney’s warm, sultry voice into a feel-good musical. While it certainly highlights hits from Clooney’s career, the second show in The . . . → Read More: Carnegie’s “Tenderly’ is a Bluesy Portrayal of Kentucky’s Favorite Songstress

CCM’s “The Earth is Flat” Shows the Rising Stars

Review by Shawn Maus of The Earth is Flat: CCM Acting

I have to confess that I love seeing new plays debut. I know that many times there is still work to be done. I’ve been known to see a debut play and then (even if it’s a few years later) see the production again . . . → Read More: CCM’s “The Earth is Flat” Shows the Rising Stars

Human Race Theatre’s Raises the Roof in “The House”

Review by Liz Eichler of The House: Human Race Theatre

Pictured (left to right): Caitlen Larsen, Alex Sunderhaus, Vince Gatton and Scott Stoney in The Human Race Theatre Company’s production of THE HOUSE.PC: Scott J.

Human Race Theatre’s The House is a BLAST. The dark comedy runs through November 19, and is a short, . . . → Read More: Human Race Theatre’s Raises the Roof in “The House”

“Tenderly” Plays the Hits and Plucks the Heartstrings

Kim Schroeder Long in Carnegie’s “Tenderly”

Review by Jack Crumley of Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical: The Carnegie

Carnegie audiences get to take a trip back in time this month and relive the career of a local gal who made it big, fell hard, then bounced back. Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical premiered in . . . → Read More: “Tenderly” Plays the Hits and Plucks the Heartstrings

Discovering the Shape of the World in CCM Acting’s “The Earth is Flat”

Review by Alan Jozwiak of The Earth is Flat: CCM Acting

Mention that you think the Earth is flat to someone and they might look at you funny.

But the idea of a flat Earth finds its way into the experiences of first-year college students struggling to find their way in the CCM Acting studio . . . → Read More: Discovering the Shape of the World in CCM Acting’s “The Earth is Flat”