musical http://wvxu.org en Showbiz Players presenting "Monty Python's Spamalot" http://wvxu.org/post/showbiz-players-presenting-monty-pythons-spamalot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The hit Broadway musical </span><a href="http://www.showbizplayers.com/monty-pythons-spamalot/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Monty Python’s Spamalot</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the next production from Cincinnati’s </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Showbiz Players</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Opening May 30 at </span><a href="http://www.thecarnegie.com/index.php" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>The Carnegie</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Covington, our Jim Stump gets a preview from </span>Producer-Direator<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Bunny Arszman</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the actor taking on the Lady in the Lake role, </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Stacey Bausch</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 05:00:25 +0000 Jim Stump 26654 at http://wvxu.org Showbiz Players presenting "Monty Python's Spamalot" Local singers will supplement the singing in special screening of 1944's "Cover Girl" http://wvxu.org/post/local-singers-will-supplement-singing-special-screening-1944s-cover-girl <p>If you’re looking for a completely original idea for Valentine’s Day, a collaboration between <a href="http://www.thecarnegie.com/"><strong>The Carnegie</strong></a> and <a href="http://www.cincyworldcinema.org/"><strong>Cincy World Cinema</strong></a> may be the answer. Our film expert Larry Thomas previews the unique way they will present the 1944 film <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036723/"><strong>Cover Girl</strong></a>, starring <strong>Rita Hayworth</strong> and a young <strong>Gene Kelly</strong>, with <strong>Joshua Steele</strong> from <strong>The Carnegie</strong>. To supplement the less-than-stunning singing in the film, a chorus of local vocalists will do the singing live, synched to the film.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Larry Thomas 22768 at http://wvxu.org Local singers will supplement the singing in special screening of 1944's "Cover Girl" The Broadway hit "Chicago" comes to Covington http://wvxu.org/post/broadway-hit-chicago-comes-covington <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Anne </span>Arenstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks about </span><a href="http://www.thecarnegie.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>The Carnegie in Covington</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">’s new production of the hit Broadway musical </span><a href="http://www.thecarnegie.com/production.php" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Chicago</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with co-directors </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Dee Anne Bryll</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Ed Cohen</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. This production features new Cincinnati residents, happy couple and Broadway veterans </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/david.e.baum" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>David Baum</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (choreographer) and </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/goddard.leslie" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Leslie Goddard</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (Roxy.)</span></p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 05:30:30 +0000 Anne Arenstein 15824 at http://wvxu.org The Broadway hit "Chicago" comes to Covington "The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns" http://wvxu.org/post/marvelous-wonderettes-caps-and-gowns <p>They’re back! Those singing <strong>Marvelous Wonderettes </strong>are back on stage at <a href="http://ensemblecincinnati.org/"><strong>Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati</strong> </a>in their newest musical showcase, <a href="http://ensemblecincinnati.org/index.php/shows/marvelous-wonderettes-cg"><strong>Caps and Gowns</strong></a>. The girls are getting ready for graduation and the next chapters in their lives. Two of the Wonderettes, <strong>Sara Mackie and Denise Devlin</strong>, join Jim Stump to talk about some of the music in this regional premiere, which opens at <strong>ETC</strong> on May 1.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:32:30 +0000 Jim Stump 11713 at http://wvxu.org "The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns" "Don't Cross the Streams" Returns http://wvxu.org/post/dont-cross-streams-returns <p>During last year’s <a href="http://www.cincyfringe.com/"><strong>Fringe Festival</strong></a>, one of the most popular presentations was a new musical with the 80’s movie blockbuster Ghostbusters as its basis. <a href="http://www.monmouththeatre.com/events.html"><strong>Don’t Cross the Streams: The Cease and Desist Musical</strong> </a>is getting its first full theatrical production from<a href="http://falcontheater.net/"> <strong>Falcon Theatre </strong></a>and Hugo West Theatricals, starting on March 15 at Newport’s <a href="http://www.monmouththeatre.com/directions.html"><strong>Monmouth Theater</strong></a>. Jim Stump finds out more about the genesis of this show and this stage production from co-writer <strong>Mike Hall</strong> and cast member <strong>Tom Highley</strong>.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:32:25 +0000 Jim Stump 9890 at http://wvxu.org "Don't Cross the Streams" Returns