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Community Members Attend Feminist History Panel for ALL THE ROADS HOME
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On Monday, April 10, in a partnership with the Woman's City Club of Greater Cincinnati, the Playhouse hosted the American Feminist History Panel. It was the final Playhouse Perspectives lecture of the 2016-17 season. Community members were invited to gain a deeper understanding of historical and modern feminist movements by listening to the panelists’ personal experiences as activists in the feminist movement during the time periods reflected in All the Roads Home.



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A Thrill Ride of Spooky Suprises
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Brendon Fox, director of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, discusses how he’s revived a literary favorite while leaving exciting surprises along the way.



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Five Questions with Rebecca S’manga Frank
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Meet Rebecca S’manga Frank, who makes her Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut in the world premiere of Jen Silverman's All the Roads Home.



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Five Questions with Tramell Tillman
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Meet Tramell Tillman, who makes his Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut in the world premiere of All the Roads Home.



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American Culture from the Glamour of the 1950s to the Community of the 2000s
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Jen Silverman’s world premiere play All the Roads Home follows three generations of women through their pursuit of dreams and the legacies they inherit. Through Madeleine, Max and Nix, Silverman takes the audience from the 1950s, 1970s and into today. Each of the characters offers a glimpse into how the culture of each time period led them to the life choices they made and, ultimately, their destinies.



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Five Questions with Tina Chilip
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Meet Tina Chilip, who makes her debut at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park in Jen Silverman's All the Roads Home.



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Five Questions with Libby Winters
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Meet Libby Winters, who makes her Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut in the world premiere production of Jen Silverman's All the Roads Home.



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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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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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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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