5 Questions With James Holloway

May 24, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet James Holloway, who plays Jeremiah in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.

5 Questions With Nandita Shenoy

May 24, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Nandita Shenoy, who plays Jevne in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.

5 Questions With Michael Doherty

May 24, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Michael Doherty, who plays Ollie in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.

5 Questions With Peter Hargrave

May 24, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Peter Hargrave, who plays Bohdi in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.

5 Questions With Kate Eastman

May 24, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Kate Eastman, who plays Cath in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.

5 Questions With Nick Cearley

May 9, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Nick Cearley, who plays Linus in and is the co-conceiver and dance captain of the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

5 Questions With Lauren Molina

May 9, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Lauren Molina, who plays Lucy in and is the co-conceiver of the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

5 Questions With Rob Morrison

May 9, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Rob Morrison, who plays Charlie Brown in the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

5 Questions With Brett Ryback

May 9, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Brett Ryback, who plays Schroeder in the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

5 Questions With Stephanie Anne Johnson

May 9, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Stephanie Anne Johnson, who plays Patty in the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

A Brief Guide to Minimalism

May 3, 2019
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In the world premiere comedy Tiny Houses, a group of millennials seek fulfillment and meaning in minimalism. But what exactly does that philosophy entail?

Little Known Facts about Charles M. Schulz

April 30, 2019
Gigi Relic
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Learn more about the creator of Peanuts with these five “little known facts.”

The Peanuts Offer Something for Everyone

April 25, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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The artists who produced and created the Playhouse’s production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown share their perspectives of the Peanuts’ multigenerational impact on American pop culture.

Can Tiny Equal Happy?

April 17, 2019
Erica Reid
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Playwright Chelsea Marcantel tells us more about constructing the world premiere comedy Tiny Houses.

Tiny House, Big Problems

April 12, 2019
Erica Reid
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Tiny Houses is a world premiere comedy about four young adults determined to build a 200-square-foot tiny house.

5 Questions With Ashley Austin Morris

April 12, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Ashley Austin Morris, who plays Alicia in The Thanksgiving Play.

5 Questions With Scott Parkinson

April 9, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Scott Parkinson, who plays Jaxton in The Thanksgiving Play.

5 Questions With Nat DeWolf

April 8, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Nat DeWolf, who plays Caden in The Thanksgiving Play.

The Peanuts Gang Returns

April 4, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Director Bill Fennelly tells us more about bringing the two-dimensional world of the You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown to life for the Marx stage.

5 Questions With Malkia Stampley

March 25, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Malkia Stampley who plays Risa in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

Good Grief!

March 25, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Fall in love all over again with the Peanuts gang in the whimsical musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, featuring delightful songs and a new musical arrangement.

Outfitting August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING

March 21, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Costume Designer Kara Harmon tells us more about dressing the characters of August Wilson's masterpiece set in the 1960s.

An Outrageous Send-up of PC Behavior

March 21, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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The Thanksgiving Play Director Lisa Portes provides a behind-the-scenes perspective on directing this hilarious new comedy.

Monkey Business Ventures Off the Hill

March 21, 2019
Gigi Relic
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Join in the monkey business as the Playhouse presents its final Off the Hill touring show with Ernie Nolan’s adaptation of Eileen Chistelow’s children’s book series, Five Little Monkeys.

5 Questions With Frank Britton

March 20, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Frank Britton, who plays Hambone in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

The Characters of August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING

March 18, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Playhouse Artistic Associate Timothy Douglas shares insight into the characters’ journeys and how he directed the cast of this historical drama.

Playwright's Notes by Larissa FastHorse

March 18, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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In The Thanksgiving Play, a group of liberal artists attempt to devise a politically correct Thanksgiving play for elementary schools.

Dig In

March 8, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Playwright Larissa FastHorse tells us more about crafting The Thanksgiving Play and setting the table for plenty of laughs.

Composer's Notes by Matthew M. Nielson

March 4, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Sound Designer/Composer Matthew M. Nielson shares his notes about composing original music for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open.

Director's Notes by Timothy Douglas

March 1, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Playhouse Associate Artist and Two Trains Running Director Timothy Douglas provides his notes on the significance of revisiting August Wilson's award-winning work.

Good Intentions Gone Bad

February 27, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Watch as a group of liberal artists attempt to devise a politically correct Thanksgiving play in this fresh, satirical comedy.

Conveying Truths: A Q&A With Timothy Douglas

February 15, 2019
Erica Reid
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Playhouse Associate Artist Timothy Douglas provides creative insight into directing August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

Playwright's Notes by Audrey Cefaly

February 12, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Audrey Cefaly shares her notes about writing original song lyrics for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open.

5 Questions With Sophia Macías

February 8, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Sophia Macías, who plays Nina in In the Heights.

Time Waits for No One

February 7, 2019
Erica Reid
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The long-time regulars of a local diner watch history unfold amidst the civil rights movement in August Wilson’s Two Trains Running.

5 Questions With Stephanie Gomérez

February 5, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Stephanie Gomérez, who plays Vanessa in In the Heights.

5 Questions With Karmine Alers

February 4, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Karmine Alers, who plays Camila in In the Heights.

5 Questions With Nicolas Garza

February 1, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Nicolas Garza, who plays Sonny in In the Heights.

5 Questions With Yassmin Alers

January 31, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Yassmin Alers, who plays Abuela Claudia in In the Heights.

Fate Plays Its Hand: A Q&A With Audrey Cefaly

January 31, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Before beginning rehearsals for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open, playwright Audrey Cefaly provided insight into how she crafted this romantic, imaginative play.

5 Questions With Lillian Castillo

January 30, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Lillian Castillo, who plays Daniela in In the Heights.

5 Questions With Tony Chiroldes

January 29, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Tony Chiroldes, who plays Kevin Rosario in In the Heights.

Notable Latinx, Hispanic and Chicano/a Playwrights in American Theatre

January 24, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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The legacy of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights, which features a vibrant community of Latin characters, reflects the changing landscape of American theatre.

When Lina Met Roberto

January 15, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Fate plays its hand in this romantic world premiere when co-workers Lina and Roberto find their lives intersecting in mystical ways.

Everybody's Got a Dream

January 11, 2019
Erica Reid
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May Adrales tells us about directing this high-energy production of In the Heights.

A Classic Goes Off the Hill

January 8, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac is adapted into a family-friendly touring production to be performed around Cincinnati.

Lights Up!

January 4, 2019
Erica Reid
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Lights up on In the Heights, the high-energy, Tony Award-winning musical that started it all for Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.

More than Entertainment: A Look at the Playhouse's Sensory-Friendly Student Matinee

December 19, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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To open doors for these students and to provide better accessibility, the Playhouse hosts a special, sensory-friendly student matinee performance of A Christmas Carol each season.

¡Bienvenido a Washington Heights! / Welcome to Washington Heights!

December 18, 2018
Aly Michaud
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Meet the characters of the Tony Award-winning smash hit In the Heights, and learn more about the real-life community they inhabit.

A Word from the Spotlight

December 11, 2018
Aly Michaud
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Bruce Cromer takes a moment to share his thoughts on the impact of live theatre.

The Music and Language of IN THE HEIGHTS

December 11, 2018
Aly Michaud
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Take a deeper dive into the acclaimed music and language of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first smash hit.

5 Questions With Terrell Montgomery

December 7, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Terrell Montgomery, who is the bassist for Cincinnati King. Learn about when he started to play music, what has been his all-time favorite project, and what he's enjoyed about performing in this toe-tapping musical.

5 Questions With Ralph Huntley

December 7, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Ralph Huntley, the pianist in Cincinnati King. Learn about the first time he played piano, what he loves about being a musician, and what he's found most interesting about working on this riveting production.

5 Questions With Seth L. Johnson

December 3, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Seth L. Johnson, who is the Guitarist for Cincinnati King. Learn about how he became a professional musician, what kind of project he's always wanted to work on, and what he's learned from working on this musically rich show.

5 Questions With Richard Livingston Huntley

November 26, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Richard Livingston Huntley, who is the Music Director and Drummer for Cincinnati King. Learn about his early beginnings as a musician and what he has enjoyed the most about working on this world premiere musical.

5 Questions With Anita Welch

November 20, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Anita Welch, who plays Woman in the world premiere of Cincinnati King. Learn what inspired her to pursue acting, what role changed her life and what she's found most interesting about this Cincinnati-based musical.

5 Questions With Maribel Martinez

November 6, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Maribel Martinez, who plays Jane Bingley in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Learn how she came into acting and performing, what her favorite part about being an actor is, and what she's found most interesting about this heartwarming production.

5 Questions With John Ford-Dunker

November 2, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet John Ford-Dunker, who plays Charles Bingley in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Learn about his early beginnings as an actor, what role has been his favorite and why he's enjoyed this beloved production.

5 Questions With Marina Shay

November 1, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Marina Shay, who plays Elizabeth Darcy in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Learn how she became an actor, what role has been most memorable for her and what she's enjoyed about performing in this charming and witty production.

CINCINNATI KING: Music Director's Notes by Richard Livingston Huntley

October 26, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Music Director and Drummer Richard Livingston Huntley provides his artistic insight into this docu-jukebox musical.

Jane Austen Heroine Profiles

October 24, 2018
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Jane Austen would surely be shocked at the online (unchaperoned!) dating culture of today. Check out what her heroines' dating profiles might have looked like if the internet had existed in the 1800s.

5 Questions With Mary Jo Mecca

October 10, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Mary Jo Mecca, who plays Robyn in The Roommate. Learn how she was inspired to pursue acting, where she got her start and what she's enjoyed most about performing in this darkly humorous show.

Queen City. King Records.

October 9, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Celebrate a piece of Cincinnati’s rich history in this world premiere musical about the groundbreaking rise of King Records.

Meet Your Match: A Q&A With Director Eleanor Holdridge

October 2, 2018
Erica Reid
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Director Eleanor Holdridge shares her artistic insight on Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, an imagined sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

Nationally Recognized. Locally Crafted.

September 26, 2018
Aly Michaud
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For each Playhouse production, a team of nationally recognized designers partners with our resident crew at the Gilbert Avenue Scene Shop to bring to life the world of the story as envisioned by the director.

In Transition: A Q&A With Costume Designer Tracy Christensen

September 25, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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The Roommate Costume Designer Tracy Christensen discusses her artistic approach to expressing characters Sharon and Robyn in this wickedly fun comedy.

Pemberley Awaits

September 21, 2018
Erica Reid
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Middle sister Mary finally takes center stage in this charming and romantic sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

5 Questions With Barbara Chisholm

September 20, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Barbara Chisholm, who plays Annie Wilkes in this chilling adaptation of Misery. Learn about her beginnings as an actor, what roles have been most meaningful to her and the many reasons she's enjoying working on this highly entertaining production.

5 Questions With David Whalen

September 19, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet David Whalen, who plays Paul Sheldon in Stephen King's unforgettable story, Misery. Learn what inspired him to act, what role he's dying to play and why he's enjoyed performing in this suspense-filled show.

5 Questions With Kenneth Early

September 18, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Kenneth Early, who plays Buster in the spine-tingling production of Misery. Learn how he became an actor, what his favorite role has been and what he's found most interesting about this thrilling, Stephen King adaptation.

Break Out of the Comfort Zone

September 13, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Director Tracy Brigden describes the thematic elements of The Roommate and describes her artistic approach to this wickedly fun show.

Celebrate King Records Month

September 10, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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King Records Month features more than 30 local events including concerts, parties, radio shows, special performances, speaking events, artistic exhibits and more. Here’s a look at just a few of the events that we recommend you check out.

Welcome to the Jungle

September 7, 2018
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The Jungle Book is fantastical journey about friendship, family and self-discovery.

It's Good to Be Bad

September 6, 2018
Erica Reid
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Fifty-something Sharon takes a leap towards the dark side when she uncovers the secrets of her mysterious roommate in the wickedly funny comedy, The Roommate.

Thrills and Chills

August 24, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Director Blake Robison chats with us about taking the spine-tingling story of Misery from the page to the Marx stage.

I'm Your Number One Fan

August 9, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Stephen King’s psychological thriller Misery takes the stage.

Groups Have More Fun

August 6, 2018
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One of the most fun ways to see theatre is with a group. The Playhouse has exclusive, customizable group ticket offers for all types of theatregoers. Here’s how you can save.

ICYMI: College Students Save Big

August 3, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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You don’t need to hop a Megabus to New York to experience some of the very best of American theatre. The two-time Tony Award-winning Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park invites college students to check out top-notch theatre at seriously affordable prices.

Welcome to the Playhouse: A Newcomer's Guide

July 13, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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If you’re new to theatre, or new to the Playhouse, we know that it might be a little intimidating at first glance. We’ve put together this newcomer’s guide to help you navigate your first trip here.