The legacy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
reverberates 200 years after its publication. The prescient tale of a scientist
playing god has been reimaged to the point of saturation, but somehow [Frankenstein] by Alex Talks and Harper
Lee manages to make it fresh.
worship can sometimes become exactly that. That’s never been more true than
with Elvis Presley. Almost 40 years after his death he’s still celebrated as a
pillar of music and more. Kevin Holladay’s show explores the King of Rock &
Roll’s sway on his people and the allure of groupthink on the masses.
is almost impossible to quantify. The fourth collaborative Cincy Fringe effort
of Tangled Leaves Theatre Collective, the play is co-written and directed by
Robin O’Neal Kissel with all music composed and performed by co-writer Serenity
Fisher and her band, The Cardboard Hearts.
a medium that allows metaphor to really breathe, and Elizabeth Harris’ play
does just that. The well-established Cincinnati playwright’s collaboration with
Homegrown Theater proves to be a provocative, cerebral and often painful
Comedian, storyteller and musician Paul Strickland from Indianapolis does something clever with this one-man show: He applies the tropes and archetypes of the ancient oral storyteller to mythologize trailer parks.