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.
Jacob James makes his Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut as Doctor Watson in Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY.
This month, actress Margaret Ivey moves into the spotlight as JANE EYRE in Polly Teale’s adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, under the direction of Playhouse Associate Artist KJ Sanchez.
Michael made his Playhouse debut in AVENUE X (2001), and he is thrilled to return this season as Rochester in JANE EYRE.
Christine Toy Johnson makes her Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut as Bessie, Blanche Ingram, Grace Poole and Diane Rivers in JANE EYRE.
Rebecca Hirota makes her Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut in JANE EYRE as Helen Burns, Adele and Mary Rivers.
Still mesmerized by Polly Teale’s stage adaptation of JANE EYRE? We’ve compiled a list of books for your consideration in case you can’t get enough of Charlotte Brontë’s sweeping romance, Gothic landscape and psychological drama.
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.