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We'd love to hear from you! Find information about specific Playhouse departments or staff members below.

Job Openings and Auditions
If you have questions about working at the Playhouse or auditioning for Playhouse productions, visit our employment page for information about current openings.

Visit our volunteer page to learn about ushering and other opportunities that allow you to donate your time to the Playhouse.

Script Submissions
If you're interested in submitting a play for consideration in an upcoming Playhouse season, visit our script submissions page.

General Questions
For the health and safety of our staff, we are currently working with a smaller Box Office. Feel free to contact them at 513-421-3888, but know that there may be a longer wait time to speak with someone.


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Staff

Producing Artistic Director  Blake Robison
Managing Director  Abby Marcus
Managing Director Emeritus  Buzz Ward

Our thanks to the dedicated volunteers who give so much of their time and support by serving on the Playhouse's Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees Officers
President    Ellen G. van der Horst
Vice President    Digi Schueler
Treasurer    James C. Leonard
Secretary    Austin Schiff
Chair    Woody Taft

Ronald T. Bates
Mono Bhattacharya
David Billmire
Douglas Brauch
Ryan L. Brown
Robert S. Castellini
Alva Jean Crawford
Mark Dawes
Scott X. Deters
Timothy Douglas
Peter A. Draugelis
Louis A. Fender
Elizabeth George
Chandra Gravely
Linda Greenberg
Nirvani Head
Andrea A. Herzig
Richard P. Homan
Susan Ingmire
Thomas M. Keckeis
Terry Lemmerman
Jacqueline Mack
Bernita McCann Hightower
Kevin N. McMurray
Danute Miskinis
Roy A. Mitchell
Sam Moore
Dean Moulas
Kenneth Oswald
Sara Phillips
Matt Reckman
Margo Ross
Jack Rouse
KJ Sanchez
Jerry Shroat
Joey Steiner
Marty Tomb
Lawrence N. Vignola
Al Vontz III
Jill A. Warman
Barbara Weyand
Deborah White Richardson
Susan Whitman
Ronna Willis
Susan B. Zaunbrecher

Otto M. Budig, Jr.
Charles O. Carothers, M.D.
David C. Herriman
Andrew MacAoidh Jergens
Morse Johnson
Lois Rosenthal
Howard Tomb
Albert W. Vontz, Jr

Associate Artists  Wendy C. Goldberg, Nicole A. Watson, Karen Zacarías

Associate Producer  Suann Pollock
Executive Assistant/Board Liaison Stefanie Hengge
Company Manager  A.J. Ford

Director of HR, Equity and Inclusion  TBA 
Finance Manager
  Jim Hatton
Finance Associate  Brian Anderson
Payroll and Benefits Specialist  Amy Stier

Director of Development   Bethany Doverspike
Director of Individual Giving  Helene Herbert
Individual Giving Manager  Kendra L. Struthers, CFRE
Director of Institutional Giving Mary Kay Koehler
Grants Manager  Jenni Miller
Capital Campaign Manager  Allison Gerrety
Capital Campaign Assistant  Molly K. Hickey

Facilities Manager  Brian Smith
Facilities Assistant  Myron Monroe
Bar Manager  Darren Cox

Kathy Burr
Clint Collins
Justin Eckstein
Rachel Ellis
Lori Hiltenbeitel
Barb Santel
John Simpson
Kathleen Thorman
Sharon Weber

Housekeeping Services
Blue Chip 2000

Director of Marketing and Communications  Kathy Neus
Associate Director of Marketing  Aly Gomez
Audience Engagement Manager Piper N. Davis
Multimedia Designer  Sean Martin
Digital Marketing Manager Megan Bowers
Interim Marketing Associate  Annie Bloemer
Public Relations Consultant  Natalie Hastings
  Mikki Schaffner

Ticket System Administrator  Patrick Desgrange
Ticket Services Manager  Don Wong
Patron Services Associate  Jacob Krismanick
Patron Services Associate  Julia Hasl Miller


IT Manager  Matt Parsons
Capital Project Manager  Phil Rundle
House Staff Supervisors
Joellyn Goos
Stacy Smith

House Assistants
Katie Baskerville
Amy Carroll
Courtney Kennell
Suzann Kokoefer
Ryan Krofta
Rachel Penilla
Addie Renne-Kolko
Barb Santel
Jacqueline Smith
Dionne Winfrey
Brian Wylie
Richard Zenk
Director of Artistic Engagement Daunielle Rasmussen
Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement Ariana Moses
Education Associate Producer  Rebecca Armstrong
Education Coordinator 
Valerie Perez
Director of Production   TBA
Associate Production Manager  Jessica Lucas
Technical Director  D.W. Jones
Assistant Technical Director  Sam Thompson
Production Stage Manager  Andrea L. Shell
Stage Managers  Brooke Redler, Brandon T. Holmes
Production Assistant Rachel Pelgen
Check back in the fall for the Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Stage Management interns for the 2021-22 season.
Bryan Bridewell
Leah Busse
Timothy Fowler

Bill Coates
Michael Lyons
Clint Nessler
Josh Ward

Charge Scenic Artist  TBA
Assistant Scenic Artists  Stephen Childress
Properties Manager  Liz Lyons
Assistant Properties Manager  Jen Lampson

Properties Assistants
Jeff Fowee
Ingrid Heithaus
Scott Hubert

Marx Properties Running Crew  Lara Sheridan
Shelterhouse Properties Running Crew Chief  Debra Hildebrand
Costume Shop Manager  Gordon DeVinney
Cutter/Draper  Cindy Witherspoon
First Hand  Caitlin Turvey
Wig Master/Makeup Artist  Amy Whitaker
Administrative and Design Assistant  Chad Phillips
Costume Shop Technician/Shop Assistant  Heather Merchant
Marx Wardrobe Mistress  Cindy Clifford Saalfeld
Associate Marx Wardrobe Mistress  Karla Knochelmann
Shelterhouse Wardrobe Mistress  Julie Hudson
Electrician  John Parr
Shelterhouse Light Board Operator  Justin Chandler
Marx Theatre Audio Engineer  M. Adam Jacob



TOLL FREE (OH, KY & IN only)

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf
Patrons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deafblind or speech disabled dial 711 to connect to our Box Office at 513-421-3888 via Ohio Relay services.



Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Box Office closing hours vary based on performance schedule.



Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
ATTN: Box Office
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Promotional photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.