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Brown Arts Initiative Announces Launch of Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series Brown Arts Initiative Announces Launch of Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University today announced the launch of the Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series, an annual series of presentations and student interactions led by prominent contemporary artists and art-world luminaries. Designed to serve as a catalyst for open dialogue about the impact of contemporary visual art on our world, the new series will include four presentations per year beginning in October 2017. Inaugural participants include artists Nick Cave, Wangechi Mutu, and Shirin Neshat and The Studio Museum in Harlem director and chief curator Thelma Golden. (more...)
TCT On Tour presents YOUNG ABE LINCOLN TCT On Tour presents YOUNG ABE LINCOLN
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Cincinnati

On Friday, September 8, join us for an exclusive 45-minute performance of YOUNG ABE LINCOLN presented by TCT On Tour, the touring division of The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati. (more...)
DECADES REWIND to Bring '60s, '70s & '80s to Aronoff Center DECADES REWIND to Bring '60s, '70s & '80s to Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Cincinnati

Experience the greatest music of the '60s, '70s and '80s with Decades Rewind - a brand new theatrical concert extravaganza featuring a live fourteen-piece band performing medleys of hit songs spanning thirty years - plays the Aronoff Center's Jarson-Kaplan Theater for two performances today, August 17 and Friday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
BWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALL BWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALL
by Laura A. Hobson on August 16, 2017 in Cincinnati

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. (more...)
LAST POET STANDING IV Returns to Aronoff Center This Month LAST POET STANDING IV Returns to Aronoff Center This Month
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Cincinnati

Last Poet Standing IV (LPS) returns to the Aronoff Center! Last Poet Standing IV is a head-to-head spoken word competition which will be featured as a part of the tenth season of the Off-Broadway Theatrical Revue The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show. This 'Unorthodox SPOKEN WORD Competition' has brought the best performing artists across the Midwest to the stage! Last Poet Standing IV has a large individual grand prize of $1,000, and this summer OFP Productions will collaborate with several organizations to present LPS in the Aronoff Center's intimate and beautiful Jarson-Kaplan Theater in downtown Cincinnati at 650 Walnut Street on Friday, August 25 from 8:00 PM-11:00 PM. The Signature Lounge opens in the lobby at 7:30 PM, featuring live music and a full bar. (more...)
98 Degrees to Warm Up Aronoff Center on Christmas Tour 98 Degrees to Warm Up Aronoff Center on Christmas Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Cincinnati

98° have made their Christmas plans for this year. The vocal quartet comprised of Cincinnati's own Nick Lache and Drew Lachey, and Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons, who are renowned for signature R&B-tinged, four-part harmonies will release Let It Snow, their new Christmas album on October 13, 2017 via UMe. (more...)
Carnegie Theatre Series to Open with THE FULL MONTY This August Carnegie Theatre Series to Open with THE FULL MONTY This August
by BWW News Desk on August 12, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Carnegie is preparing to 'bare it all' with the 2017-18 Theatre Series opener, THE FULL MONTY, running weekends, August 12-27, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Cast List and More Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Opening 9/8! Cast List and More Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Opening 9/8!
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Otto M. Budig Theater, the new custom-built home of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company in Over-the-Rhine, opens on September 8 with A Midsummer Night's Dream. The production runs through September 30 and is directed by Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips. The cast features longtime resident ensemble members Matthew Lewis Johnson as Bottom, Giles Davies as Oberon, Associate Artist Miranda McGee as Titania, and Associate Artistic Director Sara Clark as Puck. The production is sponsored by Bartlett & Co, LLC. The season is funded by ArtsWave and the season sponsors are The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)
FINDING NEVERLAND in Cincinnati On Sale Friday, 8/11 FINDING NEVERLAND in Cincinnati On Sale Friday, 8/11
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Cincinnati

in Cincinnati is pleased to announce that individual tickets for FINDING NEVERLAND go on sale to the public on Friday, August 11 at 9:00AM. FINDING NEVERLAND will play the Aronoff Center November 7 - 19, 2017 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 17/18 Season presented by TriHealth. Tickets will be available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS.   (more...)
BWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World Premiere BWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World Premiere
by Laura A. Hobson on August 09, 2017 in Cincinnati

Music director Eckart Preu is leading the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra's SUMMERMUSIK Festival. Read more about upcoming August concerts, including premieres. (more...)
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Celebrates New Theatre with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Celebrates New Theatre with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) has completed construction of The Otto M. Budig Theater and will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting and Welcome Celebrations Events this weekend, August 11-13, 2017.  The Official Ribbon Cutting will be at 6pm on Friday when CSC Leadership will be joined by Mayor John Cranley and Otto M. Budig out front of The Otto M. Budig Theater at 1195 Elm Street as they "cut" the ribbon using traditional Shakespeare swords and daggers!  Then guests will move inside the theater various locations in the lobby and building are dedicated and "toasted" with glasses of champagne.  This event is invite only. (more...)
Cincinnati Playhouse Brings Lavish Romantic Comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE to the Stage Cincinnati Playhouse Brings Lavish Romantic Comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE to the Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park presents a celebration of passion and poetry in the Marx Theatre beginning Sept. 2 when SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE takes the stage. The beloved, Oscar-winning film comes to life in an extravagant production that's both wildly funny and irresistibly romantic. The play runs through Sept. 30 in the Marx Theatre. (more...)
BRAIN CANDY LIVE! Comes to Aronoff Center This November BRAIN CANDY LIVE! Comes to Aronoff Center This November
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Cincinnati

MagicSpace Entertainment is happy to report the new live show BRAIN CANDY LIVE!, starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters,' and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel 'Vsauce' have added 24 cities to their 2017 tour starting in Providence, RI on November 14.  The much-anticipated tour plays the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall for one night only on Thursday, November 30 at 7:30 PM as part of the Cincinnati Arts Association's 2017-18 Season. (more...)
BWW Interview: Rick Dildine, Christopher Ashley, Blake Robison, Jim Petosa, And Anne Hamburger - Can Theatre Turn Humanity Into Heroes? Five Artistic Directors Tell All BWW Interview: Rick Dildine, Christopher Ashley, Blake Robison, Jim Petosa, And Anne Hamburger - Can Theatre Turn Humanity Into Heroes? Five Artistic Directors Tell All
by Amy Oestreicher on August 05, 2017 in Cincinnati

An exclusive interview with Artistic Directors Rick Dildine, Christopher Ashley, Blake Robison, Jim Petosa, and Anne Hamburger for their insights on theatre's role in society today. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Unlock Your Child's Imagination With Fall Acting Classes At Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park Unlock Your Child's Imagination With Fall Acting Classes At Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park invites children ages 3-14 for an immersive experience of inspired learning with a variety of acting classes. Registration is now open for fall classes, which begin in early September. (more...)
Single Tickets to CSO & Pops 2017-18 Season at Music Hall On Sale Tuesday Single Tickets to CSO & Pops 2017-18 Season at Music Hall On Sale Tuesday
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops celebrate the grand re-opening of Cincinnati's Music Hall this October following an extensive and historic $143 million renovation. Each of Music Hall's resident companies (the CSO, Cincinnati Pops, May Festival, Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati Ballet) will be featured in performances during the first five weeks of re-opening. (more...)
BWW Feature: AN EVENING OF FEMALE COMICS at Women Writing for a Change BWW Feature: AN EVENING OF FEMALE COMICS at Women Writing for a Change
by Abby Rowold on August 02, 2017 in Cincinnati

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. (more...)
Darkness Brewing to Present MOVIE MADNESS! Darkness Brewing to Present MOVIE MADNESS!
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Cincinnati

Each night of MOVIE MADNESS!, you will be taken on an adventure as you explore the world of lost cinema, with your master of ceremonies, the infamous Count Fat-cula!  (more...)
Society for the Preservation of Music Hall to Host MUSIC HALL UNWRAPPED Reopening Celebration Society for the Preservation of Music Hall to Host MUSIC HALL UNWRAPPED Reopening Celebration
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in Cincinnati

The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall (SPMH), contributor of more than $4 million to the Music Hall renovation project, announces Music Hall Unwrapped - a celebration of the venue's reopening and the newly-restored Corbett Tower on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM. (more...)
DADA RAFIKI: A CELEBRATION OF SISTERHOOD Coming to Aronoff Center This Fall DADA RAFIKI: A CELEBRATION OF SISTERHOOD Coming to Aronoff Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Cincinnati

Award-winning Artist/Poet Annie Ruth and the Cincinnati Arts Association are proud to present Dada Rafiki: A Celebration of Sisterhood, an empowering, inspirational cultural gathering celebrating remarkable women in the community by honoring their spirit and the legacy of their service and accomplishments. (more...)
Falcon Theatre Sets Cast for Season Opener FRANKENSTEIN Falcon Theatre Sets Cast for Season Opener FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Cincinnati

Falcon Theatre has announced the cast for its first show of the 2017-2018 season. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30
by Audition Roundup on July 30, 2017 in Cincinnati

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 30, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
First Public Opportunity to See the New Theater is 8/13! First Public Opportunity to See the New Theater is 8/13!
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2017 in Cincinnati

Cincinnati will have its first opportunity to come inside The Otto M. Budig Theater on Sunday August 13, 2017 at the Family Festival!  This event is presented by ArtsWave and is open from 3-7pm at the theater followed by a FREE Shakespeare in the Park performance of "Romeo and Juliet" in Washington Park at 7pm.  (more...)