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'Caroline, or Change' heads another exciting week of live theater

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Fasten your theatrical seatbelt. This week will be a wild ride with new productions all over town, many being staged for the first time in Cincinnati. At the top of my list is the 2004 musical, C  

'More Fun than Bowling' heads up a fun week in local theater

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2007
If you want to demonstrate to some doubter that Cincinnati has a remarkable theater scene, the appropriate week has arrived -- seven productions will open during a three-day period. On Wednesday,  

Oct. 18 Free Night of Theater is already sold out

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0 Comments · Monday, October 15, 2007
The League of Cincinnati Theatre's local promotion of a FREE NIGHT OF THEATER, first written about locally in this column a year ago, is a hands-down success. Part of a national program started   

Fat Pig

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Hardly a day goes by that we don't read that Americans (or Ohioans or Cincinnatians) are overweight. It's not only an issue of health; it's also a societal obsession. So it should come as no s  

August Wilson

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
I've commented more than once that African-American playwright AUGUST WILSON has been too long ignored in Cincinnati. That's changing with a near avalanche of works by Wilson, who died of liver  

I Am My Own Wife

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
It's a good week for theatergoers in other cities thanks to Cincinnati's vibrant theater scene. Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati's 2005 staging of I AM MY OWN WIFE is being reincarnated for its   

Free Night of Theater

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2007
In a Curtain Column in October 2006, I asked, "Wouldn't a FREE NIGHT OF THEATER be a great thing?" I was referencing a program that started in three cities in 2005 organized by Theatre Communi  

Dracula and Romeo and Juliet

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Several Cincinnati theaters come back to life this week with openings at the Cincinnati Playhouse (Dracula; see To Do and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (Romeo and Juliet; see To Do pick. But KNO  

CEA winners demonstrate theater scene's depth and diversity

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0 Comments · Saturday, September 1, 2007
The Aug. 27 presentation of the 2007 CINCINNATI ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS made some interesting points about the past theater season. A year ago Cincinnati Playhouse earned a wheelbarrow of recognition   

CEAs 2007 coming up Monday night

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0 Comments · Monday, August 27, 2007
If you care about local theater -- or simply want to know more -- you need to show up at Patricia Corbett Theater at UC's College-Conservatory of Music on Monday at 8 p.m. for the 11th annual CI  

Hello Again

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
New Stage Collective (NSC) planned to present Michael John LaChiusa's HELLO AGAIN this month. Following differences over budget and artistic process, director Andrew Lazarow and most of the cast  

CEAs, New Brain, New Stage and more

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2007
The voting is over for the 2007 CINCINNATI ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS, and it appears that more people have voiced their opinions about local theater productions and individual performers than in any p  

New Edgecliff announces its 2007-08 season

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2007
The bad boys will be acting up this season on the stage of NEW EDGECLIFF THEATRE, which just announced its 2007-08 season, under the theme of "men behaving badly." They'll open with Neil LaBut  

A Sleeping Country

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 25, 2007
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park this week put in place the final production of its 2007-08 season when it announced the Mickey Kaplan New Play Prize, A SLEEPING COUNTRY by MELANIE MARNICH,   

Cincinnati Entertainment Awards 2007

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 18, 2007
For 11 years, CityBeat has sponsored the CINCINNATI ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS. I'm occasionally asked how nominations are chosen, with some people wondering if I just pick my favorites. The answer is