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Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Brings Families Adventure with TOM SAWYER this Holiday Season Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Brings Families Adventure with TOM SAWYER this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, adapted by Laura Eason from the novel by Mark Twain, will open at The Otto M. Budig Theater just in time for the start of the holiday season! This high-spirited adventure tale will be directed by Associate Artistic Director Sara Clark and features Resident Ensemble members Cary Davenport, Caitlin McWethy, Kyle Brumley, Miranda McGee, and Justin McCombs. This production is sponsored by Dinsmore, Johnson Investment Council, and PNC. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 2017 in Cincinnati

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Seeking Female Child Actress for WAITRESS at the Aronoff Center Seeking Female Child Actress for WAITRESS at the Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Cincinnati

WAITRESS, the Tony nominated musical, will be premiering at the Aronoff Center on January 9, 2018 for a limited two week engagement and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of Lulu for the duration of the local engagement. (more...)
Meals 4 Monologues Announces Casting Call Meals 4 Monologues Announces Casting Call
by BWW News Desk on November 13, 2017 in Cincinnati

Dim the lights, raise the curtain! With the holiday season in full swing, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati hosts its sixth annual Meals 4 Monologues auditions. Actors from throughout the Midwest are invited, on behalf of the Casting Society of America (CSA), for a general audition call to perform for CSA member D. Lynn Meyers in exchange for at least three non-perishable food items to benefit Cincinnati's Freestore Foodbank. (more...)
BWW Review: STRONG DIRECTION MAKES AUDIENCES BELIEVE IN FINDING NEVERLAND at Cincinnati Aronoff Center For The Arts BWW Review: STRONG DIRECTION MAKES AUDIENCES BELIEVE IN FINDING NEVERLAND at Cincinnati Aronoff Center For The Arts
by Abby Rowold on November 14, 2017 in Cincinnati

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. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12
by Audition Roundup on November 12, 2017 in Cincinnati

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 12, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Tickets on Sale Today for ALADDIN at the Aronoff Center Tickets on Sale Today for ALADDIN at the Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Cincinnati

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway in Cincinnati announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin are on sale now. (more...)
Ensemble Theatre presents THE DANCING PRINCESSES Ensemble Theatre presents THE DANCING PRINCESSES
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Cincinnati

The tango, the cha cha, and the waltz, oh my! It's time to break out those dancing shoes for Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's world premiere, family-friendly musical The Dancing Princesses, by local playwright Joseph McDonough with music and lyrics by David Kisor. This whimsical production brings to life a royal mystery as five diverse sisters dance their way through the new incarnation of the classic, enchanting story. With hot chocolate, dance numbers, and shenanigans aplenty, The Dancing Princesses is holiday fun for the entire family! Playing November 29-December 30, 2017. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Premiere Sponsor is Macy's. (more...)
Cincinnati Music Theatre to present SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL Cincinnati Music Theatre to present SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Music Theatre, a resident Company of the Aronoff Center, returns to the Aronoff's intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater with seven performances of the Tony Award-nominated Sister Act, playing November 10-18, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 2017 in Cincinnati

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan on November 09, 2017 in Cincinnati

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) November 17, 2017. John most graciously chatted on the phone with me for an hour from his New York home after just returning from Mexico. (more...)
Gregory Porter Makes Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Debut this Month Gregory Porter Makes Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Debut this Month
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra welcomes Gregory Porter, for his Pops debut at Music Hall on Sunday, November 19. (more...)
Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film
by BWW News Desk on November 07, 2017 in Cincinnati

The evergreen Bellamy Brothers hit song, 'Let Your Love Flow,' written by Larry Wilson, was featured in AMERICAN MADE, a major release from Universal Pictures this year, with the duo taking their eponymously titled tour to Africa later this month. (more...)
TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL to Play The Carnegie TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL to Play The Carnegie
by BWW News Desk on November 04, 2017 in Cincinnati

From a humble Midwestern childhood in Northern Kentucky to topping the charts for nearly five decades, the story of Rosemary Clooney's remarkable journey is the focal point of the next production in The Carnegie's 2017-18 Theatre Series, TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL, playing weekends Nov. 4 - 19, 2017. (more...)
Broadway in Cincinnati Announces WAITRESS Pie Recipe Contest Broadway in Cincinnati Announces WAITRESS Pie Recipe Contest
by BWW News Desk on November 03, 2017 in Cincinnati

Broadway in Cincinnati together with Local 12 WKRC are conducting a local search for the most creative pie recipe, like the signature pies from WAITRESS. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 2017 in Cincinnati

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)
Rhiannon Giddens, Pokey LaFarge & More To Join Pops For AMERICAN ORIGINALS VOL. 2 Rhiannon Giddens, Pokey LaFarge & More To Join Pops For AMERICAN ORIGINALS VOL. 2
by BWW News Desk on November 01, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, led by John Morris Russell, is thrilled to reprise its hit program, American Originals, with Volume 2 performances at Music Hall November 10-12. American Originals Vol. 2 explores American popular music at the beginning of the 20th century, re-imagined by guest artists Rhiannon Giddens (founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and recent MacArthur Genius Awardee), Pokey LaFarge and the Steep Canyon Rangers. (more...)
Photo Flash: POOR BEHAVIOR to Open as Falcon Theatre's Latest Production Photo Flash: POOR BEHAVIOR to Open as Falcon Theatre's Latest Production
by BWW News Desk on November 01, 2017 in Cincinnati

A couples' weekend getaway to a secluded and stylish country home. A boozy dinner. Empty wine bottles pile up. Inhibitions are lowered, and lips are loosened. Philosophical friction between the wife of Couple A and the husband of Couple B lead to a sexually charged argument that continues unabated after the other spouses have retired for the night. (more...)
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Opens 11/17 at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Opens 11/17 at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk on November 01, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, adapted by Laura Eason from the novel by Mark Twain, will open at The Otto M. Budig Theater just in time for the start of the holiday season! This high-spirited adventure tale will be directed by Associate Artistic Director Sara Clark and features Resident Ensemble members Cary Davenport, Caitlin McWethy, Kyle Brumley, Miranda McGee, and Justin McCombs. This production is sponsored by Dinsmore, Johnson Investment Council, and PNC. (more...)
Todd Almond & Michelle Shocked to Headline Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Fundraiser Todd Almond & Michelle Shocked to Headline Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk on November 01, 2017 in Cincinnati

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's (ETC) first pop-up performance in its newly renovated venue will be a one-night only fundraiser featuring Cincinnati favorite Todd Almond, with Michelle Shocked. (more...)
Cincinnati May Festival Announces Details For 2018 Return To Renovated Music Hall Cincinnati May Festival Announces Details For 2018 Return To Renovated Music Hall
by BWW News Desk on October 31, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati May Festival announces the program details for the 2018 Festival to take place in the newly renovated Music Hall, May 18-26, 2018. (more...)
Thespians Go Hollywood To Support Theatre Education Thespians Go Hollywood To Support Theatre Education
by BWW News Desk on October 30, 2017 in Cincinnati

The second annual Thespians Go Hollywood event, supporting access and excellence in theatre education programs for underserved schools, takes place November 12 at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles, California. The event, produced by the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) and the International Thespian Society (ITS), is chaired by Krista Carson Elhai, EdTA board member and president of the California Educational Theatre Association. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 29 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 29
by Audition Roundup on October 29, 2017 in Cincinnati

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 29, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
The Carnegie to Host First Annual CARNEGIE MISCAST with Tunes from HAMILTON & More The Carnegie to Host First Annual CARNEGIE MISCAST with Tunes from HAMILTON & More
by BWW News Desk on October 28, 2017 in Cincinnati

Actors have a list of roles they'd love to play, some more realistic than others. For one night only, patrons at The Carnegie can expect the unexpected as Carnegie Miscast gives local theatre performers the chance to tackle songs they wouldn't traditionally have the opportunity perform in front of an audience. (more...)
The Beach Boys Come to Aronoff Center Today The Beach Boys Come to Aronoff Center Today
by BWW News Desk on October 28, 2017 in Cincinnati

You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they've had and how many millions of albums they've sold.  But these conventional measurements fall short when you're assessing the impact of The Beach Boys.  To be sure, this band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions.  But its greater significance lies in the fact that it changed the musical landscape so profoundly that every pop act since has been in its debt. Don't miss The Beach Boys at the Aronoff Center for the Arts on October 28.  (more...)