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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Comes Alive at The Covedale Next Month YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Comes Alive at The Covedale Next Month
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Cincinnati

Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced 'Fronk-en-steen') inherits his family's estate in Transylvania. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's PETER PAN JR. Opens This October! The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's PETER PAN JR. Opens This October!
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents PETER PAN JR. October 21-30, 2017 at the Taft Theatre. Based on J.M. Barrie's enchanting play, Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, Peter Pan JR. is a modern version of the timeless tale about the adventures of a mischievous boy. This is the first production in TCT's 2017-2018 MainStage season at the Taft Theatre. (more...)
Ensemble Theatre Opens Renovated Facilities with THIS RANDOM WORLD Ensemble Theatre Opens Renovated Facilities with THIS RANDOM WORLD
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Cincinnati

Roll out the red carpet! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati begins the 2017-2018 Season in its newly renovated theatre with the charming regional premiere of This Random World, a wistful drama by award-winning playwright Steven Dietz. This funny, intimate, and heartbreaking story about the power of chance takes audiences on a journey of self-discovery. Playing October 10-November 4, 2017. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Production sponsor is the Otto M. Budig Family Foundation. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Cincinnati

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Cincinnati (more...)
R&H and EdTA Collaborate to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of OKLAHOMA! R&H and EdTA Collaborate to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Cincinnati

R&H Theatricals and the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) are joining forces in honor of the 75th anniversary of the celebrated musical Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!. The first of many collaborations by this legendary duo, Oklahoma! is credited by historians as marking the beginning of the modern American musical. (more...)
BWW Review: WICKED Enchants Crowds at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati BWW Review: WICKED Enchants Crowds at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati
by Abby Rowold on September 17, 2017 in Cincinnati

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. (more...)
DRACULA Opens on Friday 10/13 at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company DRACULA Opens on Friday 10/13 at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its debut season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with Dracula by Steven Dietz, from the novel by Bram Stoker opening Friday October 13. The production runs through November 4, and is directed by Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips. Longtime ensemble member Giles Davies reprises his role as Dracula, alongside Artistic Associate Miranda McGee as Lucy, Jim Hopkins as Van Helsing, Crystian Wiltshire as Jonathan Harker, Caitlin McWethy as Mina, Billy Chace as Renfield, and Kyle Brumley as Dr. Seward. All seats in the new Otto M. Budig Theater are less than 20 feet from the stage so audiences will be amazed at how close to the passion they will be! (more...)
THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17 THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Cincinnati

From the 50-yard line to front-row center, high schools are a central aspect of community life. While the identity with sports may not be surprising, the realization about school theatre may be. (more...)
FotoFocus Announces Fall Symposium on Photography, Feminism, and Politics FotoFocus Announces Fall Symposium on Photography, Feminism, and Politics
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Cincinnati

FotoFocus is proud to announce the featured speakers and full schedule for their upcoming symposium, Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics, which will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Memorial Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. The one-day symposium features diverse speakers addressing a range of topics revolving around feminist approaches to photography and lens-based art in today's socio-political climate. (more...)
CAA Announces Four Additional 2017-18 Season Shows CAA Announces Four Additional 2017-18 Season Shows
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is pleased to announce the addition of four shows to its 2017-18 Season at the Aronoff Center and the newly-renovated Music Hall. From The Beatles to Chinese acrobats, from a hilarious musical about the change to the beauty of contemporary dance, these added shows are certain to continue CAA's long-standing mission of presenting an eclectic mix of alternative entertainment choices to Cincinnati's diverse audiences. (more...)
Vocal Arts Ensemble Announces 2017-18 Season at Memorial Hall Vocal Arts Ensemble Announces 2017-18 Season at Memorial Hall
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble (VAE), the city's premier professional choral ensemble, announces the details of its 38th season, the fifth under Grammy Award-winning Music Director Craig Hella Johnson and the first at its new home at the newly renovated Memorial Hall in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. (more...)
Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)
Travis Wall and More Set for Cincinnati Ballet's 2017-18 Kaplan New Works Series Travis Wall and More Set for Cincinnati Ballet's 2017-18 Kaplan New Works Series
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Cincinnati

Celebrating its 13th year, The Kaplan New Work Series opens Cincinnati Ballet's groundbreaking 2017-2018 Season September 14-24 at the Aronoff Center's Jarson-Kaplan Theater. The series offers an up-close experience with a variety of exciting world premieres by today's most innovative choreographers. (more...)
Broadway Hit THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Coming to Cincinnati Playhouse Broadway Hit THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Coming to Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on September 12, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park brings another Broadway hit to Cincinnati this fall with THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. A winner of five Tony Awards, the production puts you inside the brilliant mind of a boy who sees the world as most of us can only imagine. (more...)
WICKED Offering In-Person, $25 Lottery Seats This Fall at the Aronoff Center WICKED Offering In-Person, $25 Lottery Seats This Fall at the Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Cincinnati

A day-of-performance in-person lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Aronoff Center with performances from September 13 - October 15, 2017.  (more...)
Playhouse Off the Hill Tour Begins with a Flash 9/30 Playhouse Off the Hill Tour Begins with a Flash 9/30
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's popular Off the Hill touring series returns Sept. 30 with THE LAST FIREFLY. The fantastical story combining Japanese fairy tales and folklore runs through Oct. 29 at community centers and schools across the region, from Burlington to Price Hill to Mariemont and at Memorial Hall in Over-the-Rhine. (more...)
Educational Theatre Association Launches Matchmaking Effort for Disaster Relief Educational Theatre Association Launches Matchmaking Effort for Disaster Relief
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Cincinnati

In an effort to facilitate support within the school theatre community during and after a natural disaster, Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), home of the International Thespian Society, has made a new response form available to help match those who need support and those who are able to give support. (more...)
BWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New Theatre BWW Feature: CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Opens New Theatre
by Laura A. Hobson on September 08, 2017 in Cincinnati

'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. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Cincinnati Ballet to Launch New Family Series with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cincinnati Ballet to Launch New Family Series with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk on September 07, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Ballet has announced a new, annual Family Series, with an inaugural production of Beauty and the Beast. The production features the Cincinnati Ballet Second Company, with dancers from the new Professional Training Division, and students from Cincinnati Ballet's Otto M. Budig Academy. Beauty and the Beast comes to the Aronoff Center, with six performances April 6-8, and a sensory-friendly performance April 8 at 10:30 am. (more...)
Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 2017 in Cincinnati

CSC inaugurates its brand new theater with one of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Lysander loves Hermia. Hermia loves Lysander. Demetrius loves Hermia. Helena loves Demetrius. (more...)
WICKED Offering In-Person, $25 Lottery Seats This Fall at the Aronoff Center WICKED Offering In-Person, $25 Lottery Seats This Fall at the Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 2017 in Cincinnati

A day-of-performance in-person lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Aronoff Center with performances from September 13 - October 15, 2017.  (more...)