Twists of Fate

March 7, 2018
Christa Skiles
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This captivating world premiere with a metaphysical twist navigates the difficult paths of romance, marriage and parenting.

5 Questions With Emily Kratter

March 1, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Emily Kratter, who plays Luanne in Be Here Now. Learn how she got her start as an actor, what her favorite role has been and what she enjoys about this world premiere production.

5 Questions With Michele Ragusa

February 28, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Michele Ragusa, who plays Patty in Be Here Now. Learn about what inspired her to become an actor, what role she's dying to play and what she enjoys about this world premiere production.

5 Questions With Eva Kaminsky

February 27, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Eva Kaminsky, who plays Bari in Be Here Now. Learn about her background in theatre, why this role is one of her favorites and what she's found most interesting about this world premiere.

Rockin' the Faith

February 23, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Before there was Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who formed the foundation of a sound that would soon have world all shook up.

En-Lighten Up: A Q&A With Portia Krieger

February 23, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Be Here Now director Portia Krieger shares her artistic insight on bringing this charming and funny world premiere play to life.

It's All Joy

February 19, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Marie and Rosetta chronicles Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Marie Knight’s first rehearsal as they prepare for a tour that would establish them as one of the great duet teams in music history.

5 Questions With Zach Cossman

February 14, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Meet Zach Cossman, who plays Fluke Holland in Million Dollar Quartet. Learn about his training in theatre, what his favorite role has been and what he thinks is most interesting about performing in the show.

The Work of Deborah Zoe Laufer

February 12, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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“All of my writing, really, asks a very broad question of, what does it mean to be human right now?” says Playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer. That’s certainly true of Be Here Now, the Playhouse's second world premiere this season.

World Premieres Put Cincinnati on the Map

February 9, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Since its founding in 1960, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has produced 75 world premieres, include two this season. This commitment to creating and nurturing new works is one of the reasons why the Playhouse received the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre.