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A Cool Streetcar at the Covedale (Review)

· Sep 15, 2014 08:22 am

It is a wonderful risk any time a theatre company takes on a classic like Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. It is an especially wonderful risk for actors who go up against our collective or personal expectations of what their performances should look like.
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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club (Critic's Pick)

The play’s afoot: Sherlock is still kicking at the Playhouse

· Sep 15, 2014 08:48 am

I believe Hatcher’s script and the Playhouse’s production will satisfy fans of Holmes, but a much broader audience will appreciate the show’s theatrical production. ...

The Great Gatsby (Review)

Cincy Shakes' latest production explores the inescapable past

· Sep 6, 2014 04:32 pm

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 Jazz Age novel, The Great Gatsby, is generally considered a great American novel. ...

Hands on a Hardbody (Review)

Ensemble Theatre brings an effervescent and offbeat new musical to Cincinnati

· Sep 5, 2014 12:19 am

Ensemble Theatre's shows have been selling well these last many seasons, so you might have to scramble to get tickets for Hands on a Hardbody — but the effort will surely be worth it. ...

The Will Rogers Follies (Review)

Folksy 'Follies' Great Fun at Covedale

· Aug 27, 2014 10:08 am

The Will Rogers Follies closes the first Cincinnati Landmark Productions (CLP) Summer Classics Season held at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.
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Morning News and Stuff

Cranley's State of the City address hits and misses; 3CDC ramping up; House votes to audit the Federal Reserve

· Sep 19, 2014 10:18 am

Hello all. I'm gearing up to push a beer barrel around Fountain Square at this year's Oktoberfest kick off as part of Team City Beat, so I'll be brief in this end-of-week news rundown.Mayor John Cranley last night delivered his first State of the City address. In it, he called 2014 a banner year...

WATCH: The Yugos Perform “Follow You”

Before opening MidPoint Friday next week, local Indie rockers reveal a live video of their recent single

· Sep 19, 2014 09:13 am

On their most recent tour, excellent Northern Kentucky Indie Rock band The Yugos stopped by Toledo, Ohio’s SixtyTen Recording Studio to record its latest single, “Follow You,” as part of the facility’s “SixtyTen Sessions” video series.The studio version of the single, released earlier...

Stage Door: Riverside, Reefer and Sondheim

· Sep 19, 2014 08:05 am

There are several good productions onstage around town — check out CityBeat coverage of Hands on a Hardbody (a musical at ETC), The Great Gatsby (a classic American novel adapted for the stage at Cincy Shakes), Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide...

 

Local Film and Comic Book Events Join Forces

· Sep 17, 2014 11:52 am

Duke Energy Convention Center is an enticing destination for film and comic book enthusiasts this weekend as Cincinnati Comic Expo and Cincinnati Film Festival have collaborated, making Downtown a veritable nerd playground. ...

A Streetcar Named Desire (Review)

Covedale Center stages a Pulitzer Prize-winning classic

· Sep 15, 2014 08:22 am

It is a wonderful risk any time a theatre company takes on a classic like Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. It is an especially wonderful risk for actors who go up against our collective or personal expectations of what their performances should look like.
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The Strange Regionalism of ‘American Gothic’

· Sep 10, 2014 10:03 am

For the Cincinnati Art Museum, getting the Art Institute of Chicago to loan “American Gothic” (through Nov. 16) is a coup. ...

State of the Art

Jimmy Baker and Terence Hammonds on their inclusion in Crystal Bridges’ upcoming survey of American art

· Sep 17, 2014 11:40 am

Two Cincinnati-based artists — Assistant Professor of Painting at the Art Academy of Cincinnati Jimmy Baker and Rookwood Pottery artist Terence Hammonds — are included in the upcoming Crystal Bridges national survey of contemporary American artists, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now. ...

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club (Critic's Pick)

The play’s afoot: Sherlock is still kicking at the Playhouse

· Sep 15, 2014 08:48 am

I believe Hatcher’s script and the Playhouse’s production will satisfy fans of Holmes, but a much broader audience will appreciate the show’s theatrical production. ...

The Great Gatsby (Review)

Cincy Shakes' latest production explores the inescapable past

· Sep 6, 2014 04:32 pm

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 Jazz Age novel, The Great Gatsby, is generally considered a great American novel. ...

 
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