Bad Dates, was a box-office hit in
2005 (the Cincinnati-born playwright’s script was produced at numerous American
regional theaters for several seasons), and the Playhouse clearly has high
expectations for its revival.
In Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing, now onstage at the Cincinnati Playhouse, it’s not just Paige that yearns for
change — other characters include ballplayers eager to move up and a
young woman aspiring to a career as a club singer.
Terrence McNally has written a lot of plays. When Mothers and Sons, his 2014 drama currently onstage at the
Cincinnati Playhouse, debuted in 2014, it was his 20th Broadway show and his
50th year on Broadway.
Because we all have parents and many of
us have children, plays about adults’ impact on their offspring
typically resonate with audiences. The results can be for better or for
worse, as evidenced by two plays currently on Cincinnati stages.
Dunsworth's Jim Lahey is one of the most iconic characters in Trailer Park Boys,
which deftly maneuvers between film, television and stage. Randy & Mr. Lahey LIVE stops in Cincinnati with a sold-out performance Wednesday at the