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An American Love Story

Apr 18, 2024
Russell Florence Jr.

Up next in the Shelterhouse: VIETGONE. An all-American love story about two very new Americans.

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Authentic. Captivating. Resilient.

Mar 1, 2024
Russell Florence Jr.

STEW by Zora Howard is an intimate story about mothers, daughters and the ties that bind.

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Bringing the Undead to Life

Jan 24, 2024
Tatiana Godfrey

Bringing the undead to life in a world premiere adaptation.

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Community. Connection. Redemption.

Oct 12, 2023
Russell Florence Jr.

Lynn Nottage’s Clyde’s intimately, humorously and potently examines the lives of the formerly incarcerated attempting to begin anew.

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Playhouse Connections To The Most-Produced Plays And Playwrights of the 2022-23 Season

Nov 8, 2022
Natalie Clare

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New Play Commissions Guide an Eventual Return to the Theatre

Mar 4, 2021
Natalie Clare

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Feature Q&A with Cincinnati Artists in The Breath Project Festival

Oct 22, 2020
Natalie Clare

The Breath Project is hosting a free virtual festival, which will feature 24 world premiere works created by multidisciplinary theatre artists of color.

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DESTINY OF DESIRE: Playwright's Notes by Karen Zacarías

Mar 6, 2020
Natalie Clare

The writer shares artistic insight into crafting this enormously entertaining stage comedy.

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ACTUALLY: Playwright's Notes by Anna Ziegler

Mar 5, 2020
Natalie Clare

The writer shares important context for Actually, a new play about gender, race and consent on a college campus.

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Rosa Guy and the Novel That Inspired ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

Sep 27, 2019
Gigi Relic

Caribbean-born writer Rosa Guy is best known for her young adult novels and the story that inspired Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty to create Once on This Island.

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Playwright's Notes by Jennifer Blackmer

Sep 13, 2019
Natalie Clare

Blackmer reveals her artistic perspective on adapting Margaret Atwood's spine-tingling, best-selling novel Alias Grace.

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Playwright's Notes by Larissa FastHorse

Mar 18, 2019
Natalie Clare

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

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Playwright's Notes by Audrey Cefaly

Feb 12, 2019
Natalie Clare

Audrey Cefaly shares her notes about writing original song lyrics for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open.

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

Jan 24, 2019
Natalie Clare

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.

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Erma Bombeck Book Club, Featuring Playwrights Allison Engel and Margaret Engel

Jun 28, 2017
Aly Michaud

It’s likely no surprise that theatre fans are 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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In Conversation with Playwright Ayad Akhtar

Jun 20, 2017
Natalie Clare

Linda Lombardi, Arena Stage production dramaturg, interviews DISGRACED playwright Ayad Akhtar about the cultural and personal significance of his Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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