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Welcome to our new blog! Here, we'll provide you with a behind-the-scenes look at the Playhouse through interviews, videos, guest contributors and more.

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Five Questions with Michael Sharon
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Michael made his Playhouse debut in Avenue X (2001), and he is thrilled to return this season as Rochester in Jane Eyre.



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Chasing Dreams
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Cincinnati Playhouse Artistic Director Blake Robison talks with director Lee Sunday Evans about the world premiere of All the Roads Home.



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Taking Center Stage: Margaret Ivey's Journey from Internship to Leading Lady
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This month, actress Margaret Ivey moves into the spotlight as Jane Eyre in Polly Teale’s adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, under the direction of Playhouse Associate Artist KJ Sanchez. She brings to life the beloved literary heroine in a production that echoes the novel’s thrilling and psychological drama. The show is nuanced and stylized, allowing the audience to see the story through a new perspective.



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Looking Across Generations
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All the Roads Home playwright Jen Silverman took time before the show went into rehearsal to talk about her inspiration for the story, the script’s unique structure and when she knew she’d be a writer.



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A New Perspective: The Playhouse Features Rising Playwright Jen Silverman
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In 2015, American Theatre interviewed the playwrights featured at the Humana Festival of New American Plays. One of them was then newcomer Jen Silverman, who premiered The Roommate — a two-hander play about a 50-something divorced woman who finds a roommate for her Iowa home.



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Welcome to the 2017-18 Season!
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On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Artistic Director Blake Robison announced Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s 2017-18 season. Full of favorites and world premieres, we’re excited to present these beloved stories that are sure to entertain, charm and inspire you.



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Join Our JANE EYRE Book Club!
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It’s likely no surprise that theatre fans are also often avid readers. A good story is a good story, after all. This year some of the best stories in the Playhouse season — from A Prayer for Owen Meany and Jane Eyre to Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End — were all inspired by great books.



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