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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Hear the Beat of Dancing Feet at CCM’s Latest ”42nd Street”!

Review by John Woll of “42nd Street”: CCM Musical Theatre Cincinnati’s Broadway factory has gotten out their tap shoes at The Conservatory of Music for their season opening production of the classic musical “42nd Street”’ playing at The University of Cincinnati in the 740-seat Corbett Auditorium. Playbill magazine recently recognized UC as one of the most represented colleges on Broadway […]

CCM’s “42nd Street”: a Delightful Romp Through Showbiz America

Review by Nathan Top of “42nd Street”: CCM Musical theatre Based on the novel of the same name written by Bradford Ropes, University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music‘s latest production, “42nd Street”, tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a young actor embarking on her first audition to be in 1933 Broadway’s newest show, “Pretty […]

“The Addams Family” Takes Residence at The Covedale Theater Just in Time for Halloween!

Review by John Woll of “The Addams Family”: Covedale Theatre They’re crazy and kooky, all right, and taking up residence just in time for Halloween at The Covedale Theater.  “The Addams Family” was originally conceived by legendary American cartoonist Charles Addams for ‘The New Yorker’ magazine in 1938. You may remember this wacky family from the popular mid-sixties TV series, […]

Spend Halloween with “The Addams Family” at Covedale

Review by Doug Iden of “The Addams Family”: Covedale Theatre When you set your agenda for Trick or Treat, consider including “The Addams Family”, currently residing at the Covedale Theater.  Originally conceived as a cartoon written by Charles Addams for the New Yorker Magazine, ”The Addams Family” became a live-action television series, then several films and finally a […]

Northern Kentucky University’s “Three Sisters” Gives Patrons a Glimpse into Russian Culture

Review by Mary Kate Groh of “Three Sisters”: NKU Theatre Northern Kentucky University opens its second performance of the season with one of Anton Chekhov’s greatest plays, “Three Sisters.” The play, hidden with bits of humor scattered throughout, is the story of the Prozorov sisters and their brother who yearn to return to their adventure-filled […]

CCM Presents Thought-Provoking “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

Review by Nathan Top of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”: CCM Acting Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is based on the novel of the same name by Mark Haddon and tells the story of Christopher John Francis Boone […]

Classic Russian Play, “Three Sisters” Gives Us A New Translation

Review by Blair Godshall of “Three Sisters”: NKU NKU opens their second play of the season with a new translation of Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” (1901) by Dr. Sharon Carnicke (University of Southern California). This story is told with humor, but it took a bit of time for the audience to warm up and respond […]

A Night of Laughs, Blood, and Horror for Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s “Titus Andronicus”

Review by Christiana Molldrem Harkulich of “Titus Andronicus”: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company During Shakespeare’s lifetime, “Titus Andronicus” was one of his most popular plays. It’s well known as the goriest of the Shakespearean tragedies, and the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production of “Titus Andronicus” takes up that mantle in their production that runs through November 2nd. Finely […]