BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Cincinnati in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Overture Awards Launch Billy Elliot Dream Award


In partnership with the Cincinnati Arts Association's Overture Awards and Local 12 WKRC, and in celebration of the upcoming local engagement of Billy Elliot the Musical, Fifth Third Bank Broadway in C... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

WEST SIDE STORY Comes To Aronoff Center, Opens 2/28


The tour of the Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY is coming to Cincinnati. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Presents SPEAKING IN TONGUES 2/4-3/4


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park announces their production of SPEAKING IN TONGUES by Andrew Bovell.... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Beck Center for the Arts' SPRING AWAKENING


In collaboration with Baldwin-Wallace College Music Theatre Program, the Beck Center for the Arts presents the Tony Award-winning rock musical, Spring Awakening, February 3 through March 4, 2012 on th... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

CCM Musical Theatre Presents INTO THE WOODS, 2/23-3/4


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Patricia A. Corbett Distinguished Chair of Musical Theatre, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Mainstage Musical Theatre Ser... (read more...)
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MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes To Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park


A new revival of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth will continue the Marx Theatre season at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

MAMMA MIA! Comes to the Aranoff Center, 5/1-6


Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Cincinnati this spring as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 11/12 Season. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Cincinnati Arts Association Overture Awards Announce Winners


The Cincinnati Arts Association has announced the winners of its 2012 Overture Awards Scholarship Competition, held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Aronoff Center's Jarson-Kaplan Theater. ... (read more...)
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THREE MUSKETEERS, BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS et al. Set for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park


Incoming Artistic Director Blake Robison today announced his first season at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, which includes a variety of thrilling dramas, hilarious comedies and a mesmerizing musica... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

University of Cincinnati Announces Mainstage 2012-2013 Season


University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music has announced its 2012-2013 mainstage series, including selections from opera, musical theatre and drama. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

TITANIC: THE MUSICAL Plays Aronoff Center, 5/11-19


Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT) will present a musical tribute to the dreams and aspirations of those who sailed aboard the greatest achievement of "The Remarkable Age," the RMS Titanic. Join us May 1... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Cincinnati Shakespeare Co. to Present MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/29 & 30


Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to present the popular touring production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM on the CSC stage downtown on May 29 & 30 at 7:30pm.... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

LOVE KNOTS to Premiere at Cincinnati Fringe Festival, 6/1


Four couples-gay, lesbian, biracial and white hetero-share separate tables in a restaurant. Each wants to start a family. Their overlapping dinner conversations soon turn to artificial insemination, a... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF William Shakespeare (ABRIDGED) Returns to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Opening 6/8


Cincinnati Shakespeare Company today announced "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield, the madcap comedy that condenses all thirty-eight o... (read more...)
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Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Names Jay Woffington as Executive Director


Cincinnati Shakespeare Company has hired Jay Woffington, former CEO of Bridge Worldwide and Global President of Possible Worldwide, as its new Executive Director. Woffington will start with the compan... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

CSC to Present HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Beg. 7/20


Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is delighted to present the regional premiere of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES adapted by Steve Canny.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati and Cincinnati Arts Association Announce Consolidation of Ticket Sales


Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati and Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) announced today that effective July 23, 2012 all Broadway in Cincinnati ticketing and subscriber services will be consolid... (read more...)
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Beck Center Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, 7/6-8/12


Beck Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde The Musical on the Mackey Main Stage, July 6 through August 12, 2012. This award-winning Broadway hit musical is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: NEXT TO NORMAL's Jessica Hendy and Jacob Yates Cover Lady Gaga's 'Edge of Glory'


Jessica Hendy just finished a run of NEXT TO NORMAL at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, for which she won the 2011 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical (local), and became ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Beck Center's LEGALLY BLONDE


Beck Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde The Musical on the Mackey Main Stage, July 6 through August 12, 2012. This award-winning Broadway hit musical is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Whodunit? Players Present PUTT TO DEATH at Maggiano's, 7/21


The Whodunit? Players present Putt to Death, a fast-paced, interactive murder mystery where audience members become suspects and have a chance to solve the crime. An uproarious combination of theater ... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Blake Robison Opens His 1st Season at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park with THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 9/1


Artistic Director Blake Robison will open his first season at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park with the action packed adventure of Ken Ludwig's THE THREE MUSKETEERS. This rousing story of heroism, tre... (read more...)
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Know Theatre Presents The Bengsons' HUNDRED DAYS Folk Opera, 8/10 & 12


At the 2011 Cincinnati Fringe Festival, husband and wife duo The Bengsons, participated in a workshop as part of FringeDevelopment. Other artists participating in the Festival joined The Bengsons to r... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

CCM Announces Ariel Quartet 2012-13 Concert Series


The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) will present the world-renowned Ariel String Quartet as part of its 2012-13 concert season, with an inaugural concert scheduled for Tue... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Cincinnati in 2013-14 Season


The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play the Aronoff Center in Cincinnatias part of the 2013-2014 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati s... (read more...)
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THE ULTIMATE DOO-WOP SHOW and Jim Brickman Launch CAA's 2012-13 Season


The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) has announced the first two shows of its 2012-13 Season: The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show on Friday, November 16 at 8:00 PM and Jim Brickman: On A Winter's Night on Sund... (read more...)
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Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Presents GOOD PEOPLE, 9/5-23


Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its 2012-2013 season with the regional premiere of Good People, by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole, Shrek the Musical), playing September 5-23... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Presents TITUS ANDRONICUS, 10/20-11/11


Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati's stage for the classics, presents William Shakespeare's gruesome and shocking play "Titus Andronicus".... (read more...)
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Aronoff Center Presents THE ULTIMATE DOO-WOP SHOW, 11/16


The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show will play Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 8:00 PM. The family-friendly show will treat concertgoers to the songs they danced to at sock... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: BLUE MAN GROUP Amazes Cincinnati


If you've never had the chance to experience a Blue Man Group show, you have until Sunday, October 28th to do so before the Blue Men pack up their drums, PVC pipes, and marshmallows to head to the nex... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Westerville Central High School Presents THE MOVIE GAME, 11/8-11/11


Westerville Central High School in Westerville, Ohio, will be presenting Adam Hummel's romantic comedy THE MOVIE GAME starting Thursday, November 8, thru Sunday, Nov. 11.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park And U.S. Bank To Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/29 - 12/30


The spirit of the season arrives at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park as U.S. Bank presents Charles Dickens' classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL. A popular favorite with Tri-state families now in its 22nd ye... (read more...)
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Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST


Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati's stage for the classics, presents Osacr Wilde's most perfect comedy, "The Importance of Being Earnest" playing from November 23- December 16, 2012. This pro... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

New Dates Announces for Cincinnati's GHOST HUNTING AT MUSIC HALL


Music Hall is one of Cincinnati's most iconic buildings and a National Historic Landmark. It's also said to be haunted! Many of the stories about Music Hall have deep historical roots, most stemming f... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

CCM Announces 2013 Schedule of Major Events


The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is delighted to announce its spring schedule of performances. The largest single source of performing arts events in the state of Ohio,... (read more...)
BWW's Top Cincinnati Theatre Stories of 2012

Know Theatre of Cincinnati Announces CityBeat NYE Speakeasy Party


This New Year's Eve, get your fedoras and flapper dresses ready for the 7th Annual Know Theatre CityBeat NYE Speakeasy Party! Attendees can look forward to raucous back room games, tasty appetizers, a... (read more...)

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