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REVIEW: Circle Mirror Transformation

I’ve never taken an acting class, but I have a feeling several of the folks in the opening night audience of CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION have.  I know that several theatre educators were in attendance and watching them throughout the performance was an enjoyable bonus to this terrific production. 351 more words


BIRD BRAIN is a Charming Must-See

Director Mark Lutwak has likely directed his final touring show for the Playhouse as he retires at the end of the season. He’s going out with a bang, as… 497 more words


REVIEW: Peter and the Star Catcher

“Know your audience.”  This was one of the foundational commands my English teachers reinforced within me about writing.  And it’s obviously true about theatre, as well.   511 more words


REVIEW: Chapatti

CHAPATTI is a story of two lonely seniors; one loves his dog.  The other, Betty, loves cats.  He’s a bit of a pessimist while she’s a bright seer of hope.   321 more words


REVIEW: A Christmas Carol

One of our city’s artistic treasures is the annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and for good reason.  Now in its 24th year, this true-to-Dicken’s adaptation is once again a creative success. 380 more words


SAFE HOUSE: Playhouse Staging World Premiere From Local Playwright

Was able to see SAFE HOUSE at the Playhouse in the Park tonight; here’s the synopsis from their web site:

The Pedigrews are free people of color, a unique position in their antebellum Kentucky community of 1843.

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REVIEW: I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti

There’s something masterful in the way Antoinette LaVecchia works the Thompson Shelterhouse.  As Guilia Melucci, the character in this one-woman show, who is in actuality the author of the book, … 429 more words