actors http://wvxu.org en "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" Rachel Leslie from "A Trip to Bountiful" http://wvxu.org/post/rachel-leslie-trip-bountiful <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Actor </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Rachel Leslie</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> grew up in Golf Manor and attended the School for Creative and Performing Arts. She’s back in town, performing in the </span><a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Playhouse in the Park</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> production of </span><a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/shows/Details.aspx?performanceNumber=12759" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>A Trip to Bountiful</strong>.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jim Stump had the chance to sit down with this psych major about growing up here, her stage career, and some recent world premieres in which she performed.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:32:25 +0000 Jim Stump 10980 at http://wvxu.org Rachel Leslie from "A Trip to Bountiful" Musician/Actor Kim Taylor http://wvxu.org/post/musicianactor-kim-taylor <p>Local musician <a href="http://kim-taylor.net/"><strong>Kim Taylor</strong></a> is on quite a roll. Her new, self-produced CD, <strong>Love’s a Dog</strong>, has just been released and the movie she co-starred in, <a href="http://www.iusedtobedarkermovie.com/"><strong>I Used to be Darker</strong></a>, just appeared at the <strong>Sundance Film Festival</strong>. Somehow, she found the time to join Brian O’Donnell in the studio to talk about this whirlwind and where 2013 might take her next.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:32:20 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 9891 at http://wvxu.org Musician/Actor Kim Taylor Bebe Neuwirth in concert http://wvxu.org/post/bebe-neuwirth-concert <p>If you only know the name <a href="http://broadwayworld.com/people/Bebe-Neuwirth/"><strong>Bebe Neuwirth</strong></a> from her role as Lilith on the long running sitcom <strong>“Cheers,”</strong> then you’ve only just scratched the talented surface of this multi-talented performer. She’s a two-time Tony Award winner for roles in <strong>“Chicago”</strong> and <strong>“Sweet Charity,”</strong> plus she originated the role of Morticia in the Broadway musical <strong>The Addams Family</strong>. She’s in Cincinnati Saturday night for a performance called <a href="http://www.mayersonjcc.org/?page=Bebe"><strong>Stories With Piano</strong></a> at the <a href="http://www.scpak12.org/"><strong>School for Creative and Performing Arts</strong></a>, sponsored by the <strong>Mayerson JCC</strong>. She is on the phone with Mark Perzel to discuss her career and what the audience can expect in her Saturday night show.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 9967 at http://wvxu.org Bebe Neuwirth in concert Richard Burton's Diaries http://wvxu.org/post/richard-burtons-diaries <p>Hollywood icon and Oscar-nominated actor <strong>Richard Burton</strong> led a tumultuous life that included two marriages to Elizabeth Taylor and a bit of drinking. For the first time, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Richard-Burton-Diaries/dp/0300180101/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1355422744&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=richard+burton+diaries"><strong>his diaries from 1939 through 1983</strong></a> have been published and <strong>Chris Williams</strong>, the book’s editor, speaks with Larry Thomas about this revealing collection of personal writings, and how they provide a unique look at those supposed glamor years.</p><p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 05:32:15 +0000 Larry Thomas 7441 at http://wvxu.org Richard Burton's Diaries