Arts

Arts and culture

The 2016-17 Broadway in Cincinnati season has been announced, and it's a mix of fresh-from-New York productions (Something Rotten, Matilda the Musical, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical) and the return of classics like The Sound of Music and The Phantom of the Opera.

  Greg Sack, artist and organizer of the Clay Alliance's Spring Pottery Fair, talks about Saturday’s event in East Walnut Hills.

It's a true story that started as a book, then a movie, and finally, a Broadway musical. Showbiz Players opens Catch Me If You Can on May 13 and our Jim Stump talks with the lead actors, Jeff Richardson and Robert Breslin.

Rookwood Pottery is celebrating the start of spring by introducing several new lines and pieces of its acclaimed ceramics, including baseball-themed coasters and a new J.D. Wareham dinnerware collection.

The fascinating story of baseball legend Satchel Paige is the current production on the Marx Theatre stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Director and co-writer Ricardo Khan details the story of Paige, Bob Feller, Buck O'Neill and others in Satchel Paige & The Kansas City Swing and he's in the studio with Rick Pender.

The dramatic exhibit 30 Americans, featuring artwork from some of the most powerful and influential African-American artists of the past three decades, is now open at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Curator Brian Sholis joins Jane Durrell to discuss some of the important pieces and artists and why this exhibit is spread throughout the museum.

Poetry Reading: For Mother's Day, local poet Sherry Cook Stanforth recites her poem My Mother's Dulcimer.

  Find out about the performance of the Scottish fantasy Brigadoon now through May 22 at The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.

Cincinnati native, bestselling author, TV writer/producer and acclaimed playwright Theresa Rebeck joins Rick Pender to talk about her popular one-woman play Bad Dates.

Wrapping up Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's 30th season is the return of the musical Violet, which premiered locally during ETC's 15th season in 1999 and is a rare repeat production.

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