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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Take Your Musicians to Broadway in Cincinnati’s “School of Rock, the Musical”

Review by Liz Eichler of School of Rock: Broadway in Cincinnati The audience was alive with young people on the opening of School of Rock, the Musical. Many of them told me they were musicians, ready to be inspired. You can be inspired through March 4 at Cincinnati’s Aronoff Center, as School of Rock, written […]

The Kids Rock in “School of Rock” at the Aronoff Center

Review by Spenser Smith of School of Rock at Broadway Across America School of Rock, the musical, is the stage adaptation of the 2003 film by the same name wherein Jack Black’s Dewey Finn finds himself kicked out of a band, desperately needing money. A substitute teaching position (mistakenly) comes along and his unorthodox “teaching” […]

We Need More “Angels in America”

Review by Spenser Smith of Angels in America: NKU Theatre Angels in America, the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tony Kushner, first premiered 25 years ago, yet the current production on stage at NKU reminds us how much of our journey remains. The story of the play exists during the height of the […]

Bursts of Narrative: A Review of CCM Acting’s “Love and Information”

Review by Alan Jozwiak of Love and Information: CCM Acting Channel surf your way through your cable options and you will hear bursts of narrative, chunks of stories that sometimes reach a conclusion, but most likely end up: interrupted disjointed or incomplete. CCM Acting’s latest main stage production, Love and Information, by Caryl Churchill, takes […]

TMI ;) Too Much Information? — Not at the CCM Production

As I walked into the Patricia Corbett Theatre(PCT) at CCM for preview night of Love and Information I thought I screwed up their electronics system. There’s a reason you have to turn off your cellphone when you board an airplane.  It interferes with the communications system for the pilots to the control tower and other […]

Incline’s “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” Fashions a Great Ensemble

Review by Laurel Humes of Five Women: Incline Theatre Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. You guessed it – they are bridesmaids. The purple and pink dresses are truly awful in Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre’s production; what fun costume designer Caren Brady must have had creating them. The year is 1993, which somewhat excuses the […]

Falcon’s Masterfully Perfomed “Pillowman” Sure to Keep You Awake

Review by Laurel Humes of The Pillowman: Falcon Theatre The acting is mesmerizing in Falcon Theatre’s current production of The Pillowman. Bravo, because in less-skilled hands this dark, gruesome play would be even more difficult to watch. Playwright Martin McDonagh deals in grim and violent themes, which more people know now through the movie Three […]