According to her program note, Nicole A. Hershey’s motivation to choreograph, write and perform her solo show was the opportunity to share her uplifting story about depression and recovery. And share she does.
Patsy Cline is the muse for Martin Dockery’s excellent script, Moonlight After Midnight.
The playwright and Vanessa Quesnelle perform this two-hander at 17 E.
Court St., a block south of Central Parkway, a vacant store space used
as a 2015 Fringe venue.
Both pieces, staged by directing intern Ben Raanan (the
program is about 100 minutes), are well chosen pieces for the talented interns.
I hope to see several of them remain in Cincinnati for subsequent onstage work.
there’s only one performance left of Gentri-Fire
(Saturday, 7:30 p.m.), you might want to get a ticket soon. It’s a sometimes one-sided
but energetic, magnetic and fierce look at the phenomenon of gentrification, showcasing
spoken word artists.
topics are heavier or demand as much delicacy as the Holocaust, an event so fraught with grief and evil that it can be
difficult to tell whether individuals and organizations centering their work here
seek to mourn the past or capitalize on the tragedy to further current agendas.