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Monthly Archives: July 2019

MISS HOLMES is on the case at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Review by Christiana Molldrem Harkulich of “Miss Holmes”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Who is Sherlock Holmes? As Lestrade answers in Cincinnati Shakespeare Company‘s 2019-2020 season opener “MISS HOLMES”, Holmes is the “The strangest damn woman I’ve ever met.” This production, which opened last night and runs till August 4th, re-introduces the audience to the late 19th century’s perennial […]

The Femme’s Afoot in CSC’s “Miss Holmes”

Review by Doug Iden of “Miss Holmes”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company In a reimagined take on the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, the regional premiere of Christopher Walsh’s Miss Holmes opened at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company theater.  In CSC’s “season of the woman,” Kelly Mengelkoch and Sara Clarke play Sherlock and Dr. Dorothy Watson respectively.  But this is […]

Incline’s “Pippin” Mystifies and Tantalizes

Review by Doug Iden of “Pippin”: Incline Theatre Not many musicals are set in 8th Century Europe, feature the assassination of a well-known monarch (Charlemagne), savagely satirize war and follow the travails of a young man seeking his identity and place in life.  However, that is the premise of “Pippin” which opens at the Warsaw […]

Magic is being done in Incline’s “Pippin”

Review by Nathan Top of “Pippin”: Incline Theatre The Warsaw Federal Incline Theater’s “Pippin” proves to be dazzling, funny, and sincerely moving. Music and lyrics written by the acclaimed Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”, “Prince of Egypt”), “Pippin” tells the story of the title protagonist as he searches for the ultimate source of meaning and fulfillment for his […]