Cincinnati Opera is preparing for its first production of Silent Night, based on the movie Joyeux Noel, recounting the story of WWI soldiers celebrating Christmas together in the midst of battle. Composer Kevin Puts tells our Anne Arenstein about this story and how he went about writing this, his first opera.
Congratulations to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company which is one of 40 theatre companies in the country to receive a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as a participant in the Shakespeare in American Communities program! Shakespeare in American Communities introduces middle and high school students to the power of live theater and the masterpieces of William Shakespeare.
Anderson Township author and playwright Thomas Atkinson recently came in our studio to talk with Rick Pender about how his newest play, Battling the Ghost of Max Schmelling, was selected by the FUSION Theatre Co. of New Mexico to be showcased in their recently completed New Works Festival.