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Kaplan Prize Funds Leap

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 20, 2004
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has announced the establishment of the MICKEY KAPLAN NEW AMERICAN PLAY PRIZE. The first installment of the Kaplan Prize will fund the world premiere of the pr  

Madisonville Community Arts Center, new performance facility .

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 13, 2004
The byword on the local theater front this week is NEW. Let's start with the Madisonville Community Arts Center, a "new" performance facility. It's actually the former Madisonville Senior Cent  

Robert Lewis Vaughan's THIRTY GHOSTS

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 6, 2004
A perfect demonstration of a flourishing theater community is when a director can find local actors to fill challenging roles; it's even more encouraging when those actors come from training prog  

A Picasso premieres

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 29, 2004
Playwright Jeffrey Hatcher says, "There's something about a locked-room play. I like the idea of the pressure, and that the time of the play equals real time." Hatcher's new script, A PICASSO (in it  

A Tuna Christmas is coming to town

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 22, 2004
Broadway in Cincinnati has announced that it's added a holiday show that's likely to be a popular choice: It's A TUNA CHRISTMAS, the sequel to Greater Tuna. The Dec. 7-12 run at the 150-seat Fi  

Jason Bruffy, new artistic director for Know Theatre Tribe

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 8, 2004
Theater is starting up everywhere in town (see story on page 43), and there's more in store. Not surprisingly, KNOW THEATRE TRIBE, which takes a different approach to most things, runs its season  

The Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati Tackles Death Row

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 1, 2004
This fall the theater season's most frequently produced playwright is none other than WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Of course, the CINCINNATI SHAKESAPEARE FESTIVAL will present several shows, including it  

CineX kicks off

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 18, 2004
Sometimes the political scene offers the best in human drama, so it's only appropriate that an organization with theater at its core should be offering political commentary. The new CINCINNATI EXPERI  

Take a Leap with the Playhouse in the Park this February

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 11, 2004
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park this week announced that LEAP, a new play by John Yearley, has been chosen as the theater's world premiere production, opening in mid-February 2005. The Playh  

The Cincinnati Black Theatre Company finds a new home

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 4, 2004
Trading something good for something better isn't a bad deal. That's what's happened with Broadway in Cincinnati, which just announced that Wonderful Town, scheduled for the Aronoff Center in M  

Penning returns to CSF

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Actress MARNI PENNING, a co-founder of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival (CSF), now lives in New York City, but she's begun finding professional work at theaters all over the Eastern U.S. Penning r  

The Ironmistress opens

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 14, 2004
On Thursday the WOMEN'S THEATRE INITIATIVE (WTI) opens its 2004 production, Ironmistress by April DeAngelis. MARY TENSING plays a widow in 1840s England trying to run her husband's iron mill; he  

Looking into the future

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 7, 2004
Because some newspapers in Cincinnati get all wound up when theaters make their season announcements (in fact, they even fight and make threats over them), I've bypassed such competition. I figur  

The Art Rouse Award

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0 Comments · Wednesday, June 30, 2004
Cincinnati's ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY THEATRES (ACT) held its annual excerpt competition on June 24-26 (expanded to three days to encompass 17 groups each presenting 30-minute cuttings from shows  

24-Hour Open Mic

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0 Comments · Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Don't be confused by the listings: There are two productions of THE MAIDS happening this week, and it's on purpose. At the invitation of the Cincinnati Opera (which is staging Peter Bengston's