Stephen Skiles, director of theater at Xavier University, joins Jim Stump with a preview of the upcoming productions on campus including Godspell, which is running now, and Black Fly Spring, coming in December.
The Queen City Chamber Opera and Cincinnati’s Wagner Society are collaborating again this year on presenting a Wagner opera, Siegfried, Act 1. Joining Anne Arenstein to talk about this production are Isaac Selya of QCCO and Jim Slouffman from the Wagner Society.
Coming next to Ensemble Theater Cincinnati is a one-man, modern adaptation of Homer’s classic The Iliad, starring Bruce Cromer and directed by Michael Haney. These gentlemen join Rick Pender to talk about the regional premiere of An Iliad and their collaborative effort to bring this story to life for today’s audiences.
Maestro is the new documentary featuring a look at the life of a classical music conductor, former Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director Paavo Järvi. Director David Donnelly joins Brian O’Donnell with an overview of the project and the ongoing Kickstarter campaign to finance the release of the film.