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Broadway Across America

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 29, 2006
For CityBeat's annual Best of Cincinnati issue it's the right moment to tell you about BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA's 2006-2007 offerings at the Aronoff Center. The "best of" theme is apt for the  

Company

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0 Comments · Wednesday, March 22, 2006
As the CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK prepared to open COMPANY (reviewed on page 38), Cincinnati was visited by STEPHEN SONDHEIM, the show's legendary composer-lyricist. With some generous fun  

CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 15, 2006
It's that time of year when Cincinnati's theaters start doing the season announcement dance. I'm glad to share information with you, but I avoid the big splash that the daily papers seem to th  

Gone With The Wind

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Perhaps after watching the Academy Awards you're wondering how screenplays actually get written. ENSEMBLE THEATRE OF CINCINNATI (ETC) is offering a comic version of how one of the greatest movie  

Doubt

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 1, 2006
How about a column of rumor mongering? Let's start with shows you might see in Cincinnati next season. A 24-city tour has been announced for DOUBT, the 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner (it also earned  

The Wizard Of Oz

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 22, 2006
The familiar story of THE WIZARD OF OZ will come to life onstage this weekend in a production by CHILDREN'S THEATRE OF CINCINNATI. It's directed by Jack Louiso, who will be honored by the Ohio Arts  

Julius Caesar

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 15, 2006
If Shakespeare is your guy, you have a good week in store. Let's start with the CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, which is offering one of the best known plays by the Elizabethan writer, JULIUS   

New Stage Collective

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 8, 2006
NEW STAGE COLLECTIVE (NSC) has announced its fourth summer season, offering 50 performances of five productions between April and late August. The energetic young group is off to an early start   

Les Belles-Soeurs

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 1, 2006
There's a lot of stamping going on in Northside. Let me clarify that: It's a play in which trading stamps play a central role. Cincinnati theater veteran DALE HODGES is producing Michel Tremblay  

The Clean House

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 25, 2006
The Pulitzer Prize for drama is probably the best known recognition that a work for theater can win: While Sarah Ruhl's script, THE CLEAN HOUSE, didn't win it in 2005, it was one of two finali  

Thom Pain

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Next week ENSEMBLE THEATRE OF CINCINNATI (ETC) opens a three-week run of Will Eno's Thom Pain (based on nothing), a marvelous one-man show that was an Off-Broadway hit in New York City throughou  

Crimes of the Heart

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 11, 2006
In December 2004, Cincinnati actress Corinne Mohlenhoff was in a production of Crimes of the Heart at Dayton's Human Race Theatre, working with actress JENNIFER JOPLIN. Joplin hadn't performed  

Canon Club

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 4, 2006
I suspect a lot of you are Shakespeare fans. If so, you can take your fandom to a higher level by joining the CANON CLUB, a discussion group sponsored by the Mercantile Library (414 Walnut St., D  

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati

Theaters, Actors, Etc.

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 28, 2005
The 2005 CINCINNATI ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS on Aug. 26 offered firm evidence of Cincinnati's strong theater scene. In the ninth year of the CEAs, CityBeat separated the theatrical and musical cele  

Around Cincinnati

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0 Comments · Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Although a few theaters continue presenting shows (for two recommendations look below), you might be sticking closer to home for the holiday this weekend. So let me recommend some spoken word pe