Laura A. Hobson

Laura A. Hobson Laura A. Hobson is a Cincinnati-based writer with her own writing company, Hobson Mosaic. She writes for several publications, including Cincy Magazine, aeqai (international online visual arts magazine), Gannett's Community Press, Hyde Park Living and Indian Hill Living. Previously, she has written for The Cincinnati Enquirer, WCPO.com, Business Courier, Music in Cincinnati, Diocese of Southern Ohio's Connections in addition to currently having several private clients.

With a degree in English from Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Hobson specializes in feature stories, particularly in the arts, although she has covered indepth stories about the glass ceiling in religion for women, profiles of public figures, such as Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, John Morris Russell, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Pops conductor and Nicholas Kristof, New York Times writer. She does prereviews of upcoming arts events, roundup of arts attractions and reviews of local productions.

Hobson belongs to the Society of Professional Journalists. In addition, she serves on the board of The Duveneck Society at the Cincinnati Art Museum. She is conversant in social media, with over 1,600 contacts in LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. In addition, she provides photography with her stories. More information is available on her LinkedIn profile. https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurahobson1/



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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017


BWW Previews: THE FULL MONTY BARES ALL at The CarnegieBWW Previews: THE FULL MONTY BARES ALL at The Carnegie
Posted: Jul. 25, 2017


BWW Review: CINCINNATI'S MUSIC HALL RENOVATIONBWW Review: CINCINNATI'S MUSIC HALL RENOVATION
Posted: Oct. 4, 2017


BWW Review: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER at Cincinnati Shakespeare CompanyBWW Review: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Posted: Nov. 19, 2017


BWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANYBWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Posted: Jan. 28, 2018


BWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New TheatreBWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New Theatre
Posted: Sep. 8, 2017


BWW Review: SUPERTRUE, A WORLD PREMIERE, OPENS at KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATIBWW Review: SUPERTRUE, A WORLD PREMIERE, OPENS at KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI
Posted: Jan. 21, 2018


BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Cincinnati PlayhouseBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Cincinnati Playhouse
January 30, 2018

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park excels at bringing musicals and plays to the boards. Its rendering of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux is no exception.

BWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANYBWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
January 28, 2018

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER AT CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY DELIVERS A STRONG PUNCH IN PLAY REVIVAL

BWW Review: SUPERTRUE, A WORLD PREMIERE, OPENS at KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATIBWW Review: SUPERTRUE, A WORLD PREMIERE, OPENS at KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI
January 21, 2018

Know Theatre of Cincinnati presents world premiere of SUPERTRUE.

BWW Previews: MORGAN JAMES HEADLINES CINCINNATI POPS NEW YEAR'S EVE at MUSIC HALLBWW Previews: MORGAN JAMES HEADLINES CINCINNATI POPS NEW YEAR'S EVE at MUSIC HALL
December 26, 2017

Vocalist Morgan James headlines a New Year's Eve concert at Music Hall. She will feature a medley of Broadway, jazz and musical theater tunes with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

BWW Previews: Morgan James Headlines Cincinnati Pops New Year's Eve At Music HallBWW Previews: Morgan James Headlines Cincinnati Pops New Year's Eve At Music Hall
December 23, 2017

In its annual New Year's Eve concert, vocalist Morgan James presents an evening of Broadway, jazz and musical theater tunes with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra conducted by John Morris Russell, conductor. The theme is 'I Put a Spell on You.'

BWW Review: NEVERWHERE Presented By THE KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI Adds Unusual TwistBWW Review: NEVERWHERE Presented By THE KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI Adds Unusual Twist
November 28, 2017

Fall into the underworld of London where young businessman Richard Mayhew, played adroitly by Rory Sheridan in a debut role, finds himself after trying to save a young bleeding woman named Door in The Know Theatre's recent production of NEVERWHERE, a play by Neil Gaiman adapted by Robert Kauzlaric.

BWW Review: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER at Cincinnati Shakespeare CompanyBWW Review: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
November 19, 2017

A Cincinnati theater known for its excellent production of Shakespeare plays continues to broaden its scope and include plays designed to attract a wider audience. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER fits the bill for families during the holidays.

BWW Review: CINCINNATI'S MUSIC HALL RENOVATIONBWW Review: CINCINNATI'S MUSIC HALL RENOVATION
October 4, 2017

Cincinnati's grand dame, Music Hall, is getting a $143 million facelift.

BWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at Cincinnati's Covedale Theatre for the Performing ArtsBWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at Cincinnati's Covedale Theatre for the Performing Arts
September 27, 2017

What meaning has a production whose roots are over 100 years old? See THE MIRACLE WORKER at Covedale's Theatre for the Performing Arts.

BWW Review: THE ARSONISTS at KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PACKS A STRONG PUNCHBWW Review: THE ARSONISTS at KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PACKS A STRONG PUNCH
September 25, 2017

Know Theatre of Cincinnati presents The Arsonists, a play by award-winning playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger. A father and daughter struggle in their relationship in a production based loosely on the Greek tragedy of Electra.

BWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New TheatreBWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New Theatre
September 8, 2017

'To be or not to be, that is the question,' says Hamlet in Shakespeare's oft-performed drama. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company chooses to 'be.' Hamlet the artificial pig sits outside the front of the theater inviting patrons into the building.

BWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALLBWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALL
August 16, 2017

In a restored Music Hall, built by Samuel Hannaford in 1878, with renovations amounting to $135 million, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announce the 2017 - 2018 season with several world premieres and an appearance by Audra McDonald.

BWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World PremiereBWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World Premiere
August 9, 2017

Music director Eckart Preu is leading the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra's SUMMERMUSIK Festival. Read more about upcoming August concerts, including premieres.

BWW Review: CHILDREN'S THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON at The Children's Theatre Of CincinnatiBWW Review: CHILDREN'S THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON at The Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati
July 27, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati celebrates 93 years with six productions. Read the article to learn more.

BWW Previews: THE FULL MONTY BARES ALL at The CarnegieBWW Previews: THE FULL MONTY BARES ALL at The Carnegie
July 25, 2017

The Carnegie, located at 1028 Scott Boulevard in Covington, Kentucky, presents THE FULL MONTY weekends August 12 - 27, 2017. It is based on the book (1997) by Terrence McNally, and music and lyrics by David Yazbek.

BWW Previews: KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PRESENTS SEASON 20BWW Previews: KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PRESENTS SEASON 20
June 30, 2017

Know Theatre of Cincinnati is known for its edgy and off-the-wall productions. It announces its 20th season with regional and world premieres.

BWW Previews: FRIDA at Cincinnati Opera Offers an Insightful View of the ArtistBWW Previews: FRIDA at Cincinnati Opera Offers an Insightful View of the Artist
June 21, 2017

In a unique production, Cincinnati Opera offers FRIDA by composer Robert Xavier Rodriguez with libretto by Hilary Blecher and Migdalia Cruz. An opera filled with music drawn from Mexican folklore and American influences, such as George Gershwin, FRIDA covers the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954).

BWW Review: DAMN YANKEES Is a Home Run at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre in CincinnatiBWW Review: DAMN YANKEES Is a Home Run at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre in Cincinnati
May 26, 2017

Local Cincinnati theater produces DAMN YANKEES, a Tony award winning musical. In a variation of the legend of Faust, Mr. Applegate (the devil) offers middle-aged Joe Boyd the opportunity to become young Joe Hardy, a baseball player, and win the World Series against the New York Yankees.

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST At Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Brews A StormBWW Review: THE TEMPEST At Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Brews A Storm
April 30, 2017

For its final performances at 719 Race St., Cincinnati Shakespeare Company chose William Shakespeare's The Tempest, one of the last plays the playwright penned alone in 1610-11, Considered one of Shakespeare's greatest works. Leading the cast is founding company member Nicholas Rose as magician Prospero who has landed on an island with his young daughter Miranda for twelve years after being overthrown as the Duke of Milan. Interested in regaining his dukedom, Prospero orchestrates a shipwreck amidst a storm, which open the play.

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Reveals A Storm in the MakingBWW Review: THE TEMPEST at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Reveals A Storm in the Making
May 2, 2017

For its final performances at 719 Race St., Cincinnati Shakespeare Company chose William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST, one of the last plays the playwright penned alone in 1610-11. Leading the cast is founding company member Nicholas Rose as magician Prospero who has landed on an island with his young daughter Miranda for twelve years after being overthrown as the Duke of Milan. Interested in regaining his dukedom, Prospero orchestrates a shipwreck amidst a storm, which open the play.



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