CityBeat - Onstage http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-27-1-onstage.html <![CDATA[Rosemary Clooney’s Tender Heart at the Playhouse - ]]>

It’s a minor miracle that Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman — the creative team behind Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story, opening this week at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park — found each other.

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati’s Opera Fusion Workshops New Opera - ]]>

Jake Heggie is one busy composer — a rarity in itself. That he’s a busy — and successful — opera composer is even more noteworthy.

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<![CDATA[Garfunkel and Oates: What the Folk? - ]]>

There are a lot of people out there who are adept at mixing comedy and music, but no one does it quite like Garfunkel and Oates, the duo comprised of actresses Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome.

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<![CDATA[Carmon DeLeone’s ‘Peter Pan’ Score Soars - ]]>

Celebrating his 46th anniversary as music director for the Cincinnati Ballet, Carmon DeLeone has a lot to be proud of.

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<![CDATA[Into the Woods (Review) - Covedale’s Into the Woods is hopeful, if not happy ever after]]>

If you’re excited by the imminent arrival (Dec. 25) of a movie version of Into the Woods, you can get ready for the experience by catching a performance of the show at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.

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<![CDATA[Safe House (Review) - Safe House is a dangerous place]]>

Although Safe House is the title of Keith Josef Adkins’ world premiere play at the Cincinnati Playhouse, the primitive but neat cabin inhabited by the Pedigrews, a free family of color in 1843 Kentucky, is a dangerous place.

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<![CDATA[Cultural Traditions Inspire Story of Community - ]]>

 Zvi Gotheiner's modern dance company appears this weekend for the second time in Cincinnati as part of ZviDance/Dabke, presented by Contemporary Dance Theater.

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<![CDATA[Ira Glass: The Golden Age of Wireless - ]]>

This American Life host Ira Glass had radio in his blood from the start — only he didn’t know it.

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<![CDATA[The Birds (Review) - Suspense flocks to Cincy Shakes]]>

Put aside what you think know about the narrative of The Birds if you’ve seen Hitchcock’s classic movie

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<![CDATA[An Iliad (Review) - Cromer gives an astonishing, memorable performance in ETC’s An Iliad]]> Bruce Cromer's embodiment of Poet is an acting performance to cherish, one of the most powerful I have ever witnessed onstage.
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<![CDATA[Duo Igudesman & Joo Keep Audiences Laughing All the Way - ]]>

Igudesman and Joo appeared with the world’s leading orchestras, creating musical mayhem with renowned artists such as Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn, John Malkovich and Sir Roger Moore.

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<![CDATA[Moby Dick (Review) - ]]>

Know Theatre’s 17th Season theme is “adaptation,” and on the evening of Oct. 10, the company opened Julian Rad’s 2003 take on Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby Dick.

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<![CDATA[I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti (Review) - Playhouse serves up a tasty show about boyfriends and cooking]]>

 The show’s gimmick is that it’s set in a working kitchen where LaVecchia prepares an aromatic three-course Italian meal while animatedly describing her romantic adventures, starting at age 16 and continuing into her 40s.

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<![CDATA[The Little Dog Laughed (Review) - New Edgecliff Theatre's Little Dog has crackle and snap]]>

There’s some deliciously nasty storytelling going on upstairs at the Hoffner Lodge on Hamilton Avenue in Northside thanks to New Edgecliff Theatre’s production of Douglas Carter Beane’s The Little Dog Laughed.

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<![CDATA[Blind Dancers Present a Panoply of Authentic Indian Dance - ]]>

The years-long path that brought five boys studying at the Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind Academy in Bangalore, India, to the University of Cincinnati for a performance Saturday is an amazing one.

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<![CDATA[Comedy’s All in the Family for Pete Correale - ]]> Comedian Pete Correale and his wife tried starting a family, stopped trying and then wound up with one. “We’re that story you hear all the time,” he says. “We were trying. We didn’t]]> <![CDATA[A Streetcar Named Desire (Review) - Covedale Center stages a Pulitzer Prize-winning classic]]> 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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<![CDATA[The Great Gatsby (Review) - Cincy Shakes' latest production explores the inescapable past]]>

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

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<![CDATA[Hands on a Hardbody (Review) - Ensemble Theatre brings an effervescent and offbeat new musical to Cincinnati]]>

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.

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<![CDATA[All Sewn Up: Reba Senske and Caren Brady Young, Design Divas - ]]> No costume challenge is too daunting for two local design divas Reba Senske and Caren Brady Young.
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