Abby Rowold

Abby Rowold

Abby Rowold is an actor, teacher, director, producer, and the artistic director of SHEatre: Cincinnati Women’s Theatre, which is dedicated to helping women in theatre and helping women in life. She began her training as an actor in the undergraduate theatre program at the University of Northern Iowa. After receiving her BA in theatre, she moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she performed in storefront theatres and trained with the Second City Conservatory. In 2011 she received her MFA in Acting from Indiana University. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her wife and four kitties.




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BWW Review: TODD ALMOND SHINES in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Ensemble Theatre CincinnatiBWW Review: TODD ALMOND SHINES in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Posted: Jun. 11, 2018


BWW Review: Disney's ALADDIN Soars Into Cincinnati's Aronoff Through June 10thBWW Review: Disney's ALADDIN Soars Into Cincinnati's Aronoff Through June 10th
Posted: Jun. 4, 2018


A.R.T. Adds Performance of JAGGED LITTLE PILLA.R.T. Adds Performance of JAGGED LITTLE PILL
Posted: Jun. 1, 2018


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BWW Review: TODD ALMOND SHINES in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Ensemble Theatre CincinnatiBWW Review: TODD ALMOND SHINES in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Posted: Jun. 11, 2018


BWW Review: A Sublime Cast Shines in Tony Award Winning Play, THE HUMANS, at Ensemble Theatre CincinnatiBWW Review: A Sublime Cast Shines in Tony Award Winning Play, THE HUMANS, at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Posted: Jan. 28, 2018


Michael Riedel Will Join 710 WOR Morning Show as Co-HostMichael Riedel Will Join 710 WOR Morning Show as Co-Host
Posted: Feb. 27, 2018


BWW Review: DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (THE MAGIC FLUTE) is a FEAST FOR THE EYES AND EARS at The Aronoff CenterBWW Review: DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (THE MAGIC FLUTE) is a FEAST FOR THE EYES AND EARS at The Aronoff Center
Posted: Jul. 18, 2017


BWW Review: ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA at The Carnegie is a Tasty Treat for KidsBWW Review: ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA at The Carnegie is a Tasty Treat for Kids
Posted: Jan. 26, 2018


BWW Review: WAITRESS Serves Up Life, Love , and Laughs at THE ARONOFF CENTER in CincinnatiBWW Review: WAITRESS Serves Up Life, Love , and Laughs at THE ARONOFF CENTER
Posted: Jan. 15, 2018


BWW Review: TODD ALMOND SHINES in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Ensemble Theatre CincinnatiBWW Review: TODD ALMOND SHINES in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
June 11, 2018

What could leave Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's artistic director of 22 years, D. Lynn Meyers, beaming in the lobby as if she had produced her very first show? Perhaps it was the sound of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH'S enthusiastic opening night audience, positively bubbling as they exited the theatre.

BWW Review: Disney's ALADDIN Soars Into Cincinnati's Aronoff Through June 10thBWW Review: Disney's ALADDIN Soars Into Cincinnati's Aronoff Through June 10th
June 4, 2018

Disney's Broadway production of Aladdin is just one of many animated films adapted for live performance since Disney began its uber-successful march on Broadway with Beauty and the Beast in 1993.

A.R.T. Adds Performance of JAGGED LITTLE PILLA.R.T. Adds Performance of JAGGED LITTLE PILL
June 1, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) announces that it has added a performance of Jagged Little Pill at 7:30PM on Friday, June 8 due to demand.

BWW Review: MURDER FOR TWO at Cincinnati Playhouse In The ParkBWW Review: MURDER FOR TWO at Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
May 17, 2018

Murder for Two won its creators, Joe Kinosian (book and music) and Kellan Blair (book and lyrics), a Joseph Jefferson Award, which is Chicago's local version of the Tony's, for Best New Musical in 2011. Come see this comically murderous rollercoaster ride before it goes off the rails.

BWW Review: SOONER/LATER Reveals a Different Side of the Romantic Comedy at Cincinnati Playhouse In The ParkBWW Review: SOONER/LATER Reveals a Different Side of the Romantic Comedy at Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
April 5, 2018

Currently running through April 21st at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Shelterhouse Theater is Allyson Currin's world premiere play, Sooner/Later.

Sweden's ShapeShiftingAliens Presents Bowie-esque Single SHOWING MY FACESweden's ShapeShiftingAliens Presents Bowie-esque Single SHOWING MY FACE
March 8, 2018

The Sublunar Societyis releasing thesingle'Showing My Face'by Sweden'sShapeShiftingAliens, preceded by a snazzy new video. This release follows on the trail of the band'sself-titled albumin late 2017.

Michael Riedel Will Join 710 WOR Morning Show as Co-HostMichael Riedel Will Join 710 WOR Morning Show as Co-Host
February 27, 2018

According to Radio Ink, Broadway personality Michael Riedel will join Len Berman as the co-host for 710 WOR/New York morning show, beginning March 5.

BWW Review: A Sublime Cast Shines in Tony Award Winning Play, THE HUMANS, at Ensemble Theatre CincinnatiBWW Review: A Sublime Cast Shines in Tony Award Winning Play, THE HUMANS, at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
January 28, 2018

In Stephen Karam's fast-paced, skillfully wrought horror/drama, The Humans, Frankenstein's monster is replaced with what truly terrifies Americans in 2018--not having enough money for retirement! Ok. So, that might sound silly, but I assure you, it sent a chill down my spine.

BWW Review: ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA at The Carnegie is a Tasty Treat for KidsBWW Review: ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA at The Carnegie is a Tasty Treat for Kids
January 26, 2018

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, is being staged at The Carnegie as a showcase for talented young actors, singers, and dancers.

BWW Review: WAITRESS Serves Up Life, Love , and Laughs at THE ARONOFF CENTER in CincinnatiBWW Review: WAITRESS Serves Up Life, Love , and Laughs at THE ARONOFF CENTER in Cincinnati
January 15, 2018

Overall, Waitress is a charming and confusing confection. All of the ingredients seem to be there. They aren't quite measured correctly, but who cares? It still tastes great!

BWW Review: STRONG DIRECTION MAKES AUDIENCES BELIEVE IN FINDING NEVERLAND at Cincinnati Aronoff Center For The ArtsBWW Review: STRONG DIRECTION MAKES AUDIENCES BELIEVE IN FINDING NEVERLAND at Cincinnati Aronoff Center For The Arts
November 14, 2017

Cincinnati's Aronoff Center for the Arts has curated a season that should work like a charm, bringing in literal busloads of the next generation of theatre lovers. Shows like WICKED, the upcoming A CHRISTMAS STORY, SCHOOL OF ROCK, ALADDIN, and the currently playing FINDING NEVERLAND, all draw the 65 and younger set like magnets.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts And Attila Glatz Concert Productions Proudly Announce Salute To Vienna New Year's ConcertSegerstrom Center For The Arts And Attila Glatz Concert Productions Proudly Announce Salute To Vienna New Year's Concert
October 18, 2017

Celebrate the arrival of 2018 in spectacular style with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. You'll be enchanted by the spirited romance of operetta, the glamour of ballroom dance and the delicate beauty of ballet. Inspired by the tradition of Vienna's beloved New Year's Concert, this frothy celebration blends acclaimed European singers and dancers with a full orchestra for a rich cultural experience that will leave you longing to join them on the dance floor.

BWW Review: DRACULA IS MORE THAN JUST SCARY-GOOD FUN at Cincinnati Shakespeare CompanyBWW Review: DRACULA IS MORE THAN JUST SCARY-GOOD FUN at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
October 18, 2017

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company had all of the fixings for a good scary-fun time at their opening of Steven Dietz's adaptation of Dracula on Friday, October 13.

BWW Review: One Woman Creates Many Voices in MR. JOY at Cincinnati Playhouse In The ParkBWW Review: One Woman Creates Many Voices in MR. JOY at Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
October 1, 2017

Here's what we know about Mr. Joy. He was Chinese, really nice, and very good at fixing shoes. He was someone who would take you under his wing, hug you if you cried, and would never betray you even if you had hurt him very badly. He was someone who created, well, joy. You may think to yourself, He sounds great! I wish I knew him.

BWW Review: WICKED Enchants Crowds at the Aronoff Center in CincinnatiBWW Review: WICKED Enchants Crowds at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati
September 17, 2017

Fourteen years after it premiered on Broadway, WICKED was shockingly timely and far more substantive that I was expecting. And, it was bizarre how much it seemed to reflect certain current events.

Alley Theatre Begins Recovery Following Hurricane HarveyAlley Theatre Begins Recovery Following Hurricane Harvey
August 30, 2017

The Alley Theatre is currently in recovery mode working to restore administrative and artistic facilities and provide assistance to our artists and staff who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.

BWW Feature: AN EVENING OF FEMALE COMICS at Women Writing for a ChangeBWW Feature: AN EVENING OF FEMALE COMICS at Women Writing for a Change
August 2, 2017

Thanks to Women Writing, the comics for this evening were all female, and though they were amateur comedians, they made stand up look easy as they kept me and the crowd giggling, commiserating, and at times outright belly-laughing.

BWW Review: SONG FROM THE UPROAR a co-production by concert:nova and Cincinnati Opera makes historyBWW Review: SONG FROM THE UPROAR a co-production by concert:nova and Cincinnati Opera makes history
July 23, 2017

Concert:nova has certainly taken opera in Cincinnati to a new place since 'Song from the Uproar' is the first opera in Cincinnati Opera's 97-year history that was composed by a woman.

BWW Review: DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (THE MAGIC FLUTE) is a FEAST FOR THE EYES AND EARS at The Aronoff CenterBWW Review: DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (THE MAGIC FLUTE) is a FEAST FOR THE EYES AND EARS at The Aronoff Center
July 18, 2017

The concept, a collaboration between Komische Oper Berlin and London-based performance group 1927, (Suzanne Andrade and Paul Barritt), was utterly unique, and Cincinnati Opera's production values were top notch.

BWW Review: Cirque Du Soleil's OVO, at U.S. Bank Arena, Delights Cincinnati with Whimsy and Astonishing AcrobaticsBWW Review: Cirque Du Soleil's OVO, at U.S. Bank Arena, Delights Cincinnati with Whimsy and Astonishing Acrobatics
May 13, 2017

Cirque du Soleil has a reputation for whimsy and for astonishing feats of acrobatics. Its latest touring show, Ovo, which plays at Cincinnati's U.S. Bank Arena through Sunday night, delivers on both counts.



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