Dr. Martin Luther King

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

"The Mountaintop" presents a fascinating view of Martin Luther King Jr's last night

The next regional premiere from Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is playwright Katori Hall’s fascinating re-imaging of events on the night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The Mountaintop opens on March 19 and our Rick Pender discusses this 2-character Olivier Award winning play with the actors, Gavin Lawrence and Torie Wiggins.

Martin Luther King Jr.
6:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

MLK Coalition asks: What's your dream?

File photo of the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. march in Cincinnati.
Credit Michael Keating

People remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Cincinnati Monday have a full day to do it.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting the 39th annual King Legacy Awards Breakfast at the Freedom Center. During the 8:00a.m. breakfast six people will be honored for their leadership in strengthening the diversity of the community and for promoting the vision and legacy of Dr. King. 

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MLK Day
12:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

A conversation with Dr. C.G. Newsome from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Jane Durrell sits down for a conversation with Dr. C.G. Newsome, the director of Cincinnati’s National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Their discussion ranges from a preview of events happening this weekend in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; some events happening in February including “The Frederick Douglass Story” from The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati; and how he defines freedom and the role of the Underground Railroad in that.

MLK Day
12:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Poet Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin

Dayton-area poet and professor, Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin, joins Barbara Gray to discuss and read from his latest volume of poetry, On the Flyleaf: Poems.

MLK Day
12:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Playhouse in the Park presents award-winning "Clybourne Park"

Clybourne Park, the newest production at Playhouse in the Park, is the only play to have captured these three top honors: Pulitzer Prize for Drama; Tony Award for Best Play; and London’s Olivier Award for Best New Play. Bruce Norris’ biting satire of race and real estate is directed by Timothy Douglas, who is with our Rick Pender to talk about bringing this complex, issue-centric play to life.

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