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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Miami’s “Revolutionists” For All!

Review by Sean Maus of The Revolutionists: Miami University Theatre I have to be upfront.  I was laughing so much during Miami University’s entertaining production of Lauren Gunderson’s The Revolutionists that I can’t read my notes.  So I have to write my truth, which the character Marianne Angelle urges each of us to do. The […]

CCM’s Latest Show is Not Your Child’s “Hunchback”

Review by Sheldon Polonsky of The Hunchback of Notre Dame: CCM Musical Theatre Although based off the Disney musical with music and lyrics by Alan Mencken and Stephen Schwartz, the UC College Conservatory of Music‘s current production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame comes with a parental advisory for its mature themes and situations—as well it should, as this version brings the musical closer […]

CSC “A Winter’s Tale” Will Thaw Audience’s Hearts

Review by Jenifer Moore of ”A Winter’s Tale”: Cincinnati   Shakespeare   Company It’s been quite some time since I’ve attended a performance of a Shakespeare play (all on my own account and not the playwright’s beautiful works), and I did not know what to expect on the opening night of The Cincinnati Shakespeare Theatre’s interpretation of “The Winter’s Tale”. […]

“Around the World in 80 Days” is Exciting, Energetic and Epic

Review by Liz Eichler of “Around the World in 80 Days”: Human Race Theatre Human Race Theatre has built a reputation for delighting audiences by showcasing amazing talent in Dayton. “Around the World in 80 Days” will thrill you with the range, flexibility, charm and sheer energy of the five exceptional actors who share this epic […]

“Winter” is Coming at Cincinnati Shakespeare!

Review by Willie Caldwell of A Winter’s Tale: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Continuing its 25th season, Cincinnati Shakespeare takes on A Winter’s Tale full force! Often described as one of Shakespeare’s problem plays, A Winter’s Tale feels like two plays in one. Part of the first folio, it is easy to see elements of Shakespeare’s later more predominant works woven throughout A Winter’s […]