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‘Lysistrata’ and ‘The Trojan Women’ at CCM: Two views of war

By Kathleen Lamorelle, LCT Lysistrata and The Trojan Women, adapted by Ellen Mclaughlin and directed by Brant Russell is now playing at University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music. The evening melds a satirical comedic with a contemplative tragedy under an umbrella of common themes: sex and gender, war...

Miami’s “These Shining Lives” Glows

Review by Liz Eichler Audiences may be surprised by a number of things in These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich, playing now through October 2 at Miami University Theatre.  For the college students, it may be the language of the late 1920’s and 30’s and the slang sprinkled throughout...

It’s a long but meaningful “journey” at Know

Review by Liz Eichler Do you have people you can trust? I mean, trust trust. How about a group who you can share your deepest insecurities?  “It’s not a trip it’s a journey” is about four people who share and deepen friendships, though each has a rather major flaw...

No Shrinking “Violet” at NKU

This passion-filled musical is a testament to overcoming our fears–whether imposed by society or ourselves, and that we will truly be able to live our best lives when we let go of the past. ...

Review of “My Way: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra”

Review by Kathleen Lamorelle What a trip down Memory Lane! Cincinnati Landmark Productions’ presentation of My Way: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra, created by David Grapes and Todd Olson and arranged by Vince di Mura, is a chance to revisit the life and music of the...

Cincy Shakes Opens Season with Compelling “King Lear”

Jim Hopkins as Lear commands the stage.  He is physically a big man with a shock of white hair but it is his bluster, ranting, raving, and railing that dominates the space. Hopkins, essentially, plays multiple characters ranging from the narcissistic egomaniac at the start to the doddering fool...