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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Covedale’s “Guys and Dolls” is a Sure Bet

Review by Doug Iden of Guys and Dolls: Covedale Theatre Gamblers, pickpockets and assorted goons invade Broadway as one of musical comedy’s classic hits, Guys and Dolls, opened at the Covedale Theater.  Based upon his short stories, Damon Runyan’s beloved lowlifes infuse the theater with outrageous, idiosyncratic characters who spend their lives chasing the elusive […]

Stick It To The Man: A Review of the Broadway in Cincinnati’s Production of “School of Rock”

Review by Alan Jozwiak of School of Rock: Broadway in Cincinnati Don’t just sit and take it, Stick it to the man. Rant and rave and scream and shout. Get all of your aggression out. They try to stop you, let ‘em know exactly where they all can go. And do it just as loudly […]

CCM’s “Jesus Christ, Superstar” Shows Off Superstar Cast

Review by Laurel Humes of Jesus Christ Superstar: CCM Musical Theatre From stunning dramatic images to outright comedy, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music has staged a terrific production of Jesus Christ Superstar. In many ways, it may be more difficult to revive a 47-year-old show than produce something new. The rock opera by […]

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 […]