Know Theatre’s Tamara Winters is straightforward when asked why the Over-the-Rhine theater launched Serials! a year ago: “We wanted to give audiences a reason to keep coming back. We keep bringing it back because it’s working!”
In Latin, “vesper” means “evening star”
or, more commonly, just “evening” — a junction of night and day.
Although it refers to a surname in the Contemporary Arts Center’s new
exhibit from Titus Kaphar, The Vesper Project, the word feels right at home.
A woman pursued by Francis Henshall says,
“I know exactly what he’s after. And if he carries on like this, he’s
going to get it.” In Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production of One Man, Two Guvnors,
Matthew Lewis Johnson plays Henshall in precisely that manner, behaving
manically and getting exactly what this play aims for — unbridled,
How does an artist simultaneously perform
the sometimes-contradictory role of curator, sensitively arranging
their own artwork within the framework of an institution, while being
deliberately transparent about the slipperiness of holding both roles?