Cincinnati Shakespeare Company http://wvxu.org en Congratulations to Cincinnati Shakespeare! http://wvxu.org/post/congratulations-cincinnati-shakespeare <p>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 <em>Shakespeare in American Communities</em> program!&nbsp; <em>Shakespeare in American Communities </em>introduces middle and high school students to the power of live theater and the masterpieces of William Shakespeare.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:54:25 +0000 Lee Hay 28632 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's production of "The Two Noble Kinsmen" completes the canon http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-shakespeare-companys-production-two-noble-kinsmen-completes-canon <p>The <a href="http://cincyshakes.com/"><strong>Cincinnati Shakespeare Company</strong></a> joins elite company starting May 2 when they open their production of <a href="http://cincyshakes.com/events/the-two-noble-kinsmen/"><strong>The Two Noble Kinsmen</strong></a>, thus completing Shakespeare’s 38 play canon. As Producing Artistic Director (and director of this play) <strong>Brian Isaac Phillips</strong> tells our Jim Stump, this will make CSC one of only five theaters in the US to complete the canon. There will also be a celebration of this accomplishment at a special fundraising event, <a href="http://cincyshakes.com/youre-invited-to-revel-feast/"><strong>Revel and Feast</strong></a>, on April 23.</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Jim Stump 25510 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's production of "The Two Noble Kinsmen" completes the canon Accountant Turned Comic Kent Rader http://wvxu.org/post/accountant-turned-comic-kent-rader <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>After 17 years as an accountant and healthcare administrator, <a href="http://www.kentraderspeaks.com" target="_blank">Kent Rader</a> switched gears and became a successful comic and motivational speaker. Known as the world’s cleanest comedian, he helps people and organizations learn and experience how laughter matters as an effective business tool. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 21814 at http://wvxu.org Accountant Turned Comic Kent Rader Cincinnati Shakespeare Company "completes the canon" plus a new production of a classic this season http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-shakespeare-company-completes-canon-plus-new-production-classic-season <p>The <a href="http://www.cincyshakes.com/20th-anniversary-season.html"><strong>Cincinnati Shakespeare Company</strong></a> is preparing to kick-off its <strong>20<sup>th</sup> season</strong> with a new production of <a href="http://www.cincyshakes.com/oliver-twist.html"><strong>Oliver Twist</strong></a>. Producing Artistic Director <strong>Brian Isaac Phillips</strong> talks with our Frank Johnson about some of the highlights of the coming year, including the annual Christmas program and finally<strong> “completing the canon,”</strong> becoming one of only five theaters in the US to present every one of Shakespeare’s 38 plays.</p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Frank Johnson 16622 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Shakespeare Company "completes the canon" plus a new production of a classic this season Shakespeare in the Park starts August 3 and runs all month http://wvxu.org/post/shakespeare-park-starts-august-3-and-runs-all-month <p>Back for their 20<sup>th</sup> summer, it’s time for free <a href="http://www.cincyshakes.com/shakespeare-in-the-park.html"><strong>Shakespeare in the Park</strong></a> from the <a href="http://www.cincyshakes.com/"><strong>Cincinnati Shakespeare Company</strong></a>. This summer’s tour kicks off on Saturday, August 3 with <strong><em>Romeo and Juliet</em></strong> at <a href="http://www.boonecountyky.org/parks/ParkInfo/1"><strong>Boone Woods Park</strong></a> in Burlington. Saturday, August 18 will be their second visit to <a href="http://washingtonpark.org/"><strong>Washington Park</strong></a> with a production of <strong><em>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</em></strong>, with lots of other stops through August. Jim Stump learns about the challenges of mounting a traveling production and where the plays will be performed from <strong>Jeanna Vella</strong>, director of education and communications at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.</p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Jim Stump 15293 at http://wvxu.org Shakespeare in the Park starts August 3 and runs all month