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Stage Door: Tears or Laughs

Take your pick with these holiday shows

{CommentsCant} · Friday, December 19, 2014
It's unusual that we get a chance during the holidays to see a world premiere of a new play, but it's happening at Northern Kentucky University's Corbett Theatre, where New Edgecliff Theatre and Actor & Playwrights Collaborative are producing Phil Paradis's new script, Soldier's Christmas, through Sunday. The show commemorates the centennial of the memorable "Christmas Truce" in ...  

Onstage: Every Christmas Story Every Told (and then some)

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2014
For seven seasons this mash-up of holiday tales has played to sold-out Cincinnati Shakespeare audiences. It starts as an annual performance of A Christmas Carol but goes off the tracks almost immediately to poke fun at the season and the stories we all remember.  
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Call Board: Theater News

{CommentsCant} · Monday, December 15, 2014
Actors Sought: If you're an actor looking for an unusual afternoon this week, the Cincinnati Police S.W.A.T. team invites you to volunteer for a training event on Tuesday from noon to 3 p.m. at a location near downtown. Officer Tim Eppstein wrote this in his announcement: "Volunteers will play characters in S.W.A.T.-type situations that may include hostage situations, barricaded individuals...  
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Stage Door: A Weekend of Holiday Theater

{CommentsCant} · Friday, December 12, 2014
This weekend affords you numerous chances to see a holiday show. (Quite a few shows will still be onstage in another week, but you might be too busy shopping or baking cookies ...)

A Christmas Carol at the Playhouse has been drawing crowds for 24 seasons, and it's worth seeing (CityBeat review   

Theaters Offer Holiday Spirit and More

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Catching one of the numerous holiday shows on area stages is a tried and true aspect of celebrating the season.   

Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings (Review)

'Plaid' for the holidays

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Plaid Tidings gets my nomination as the season’s most entertaining live onstage holiday show.  
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Call Board: Theater News

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Actors Sought. Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati hosts its third annual Meals for Monologues on Monday and Tuesday between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 1127 Vine St. in Over-the-Rhine. It's an open casting call to Equity and non-union actors for theater, film, TV and/or commercial projects cast by the theater's artistic director D. Lynn Meyers. Interested performers should bring two non-pe...  

Onstage: A Christmas Carol

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park presents A Christmas Carol for the 24th consecutive year.  

Onstage: Sleeping Beauty

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 9, 2014
If you want to take the kids to see a show they’ll enjoy, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati has an 18-year tradition of presenting familiar fairy tales as musicals by playwright Joe McDonough and composer David Kisor. This year it’s Sleeping Beauty.  

Onstage: Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 9, 2014
For laughs and holiday cheer, I recommend the Covedale Center on Cincinnati’s West Side for Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings.