Ensemble Theatre

Ensemble Theater Cincinnati is celebrating its 30th season with a mix of classics, new plays, and a musical, tales from a fighter pilot turned drone operator to the magical world of Cinderella.

The 30th season of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati kicks off on September 8 with the regional premiere of Luna Gale by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rebecca Gilman.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s D. Lynn Meyers has assembled an eclectic, challenging and acclaimed 2015-2016 roster of plays, and she joins Jim Stump to preview the entire season.

Even though he’s retired from Playhouse in the Park, Ed Stern is still very active in the local theater scene. He’s with Rick Pender to talk about his latest directing effort, playwright John Patrick Shanley’s Outside Mullingar, at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati.

  Two more movies are ready to start filming in Greater Cincinnati. Over the years, several movie crews have shot films in and around our region, giving locals plenty of opportunities to get a taste of Hollywood and grab a few seconds of fame on film as extras. But how do casting directors decide who to put in a movie?

Detroit ‘67 is the new, prize-winning play debuting at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati on March 18. Rick Pender discusses this production, set in the racially-charged late 60’s, with two of the leading actors: Zina Camblin and Bryant Bentley.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is presenting the regional premiere of Sharr White’s The Other Place, a provocative, psychological thriller. Rick Pender sits down with acclaimed Cincinnati actor Regina Pugh, who portrays the play’s central character.

Rick Pender previews some of the upcoming holiday productions at local theatres, and talks with D. Lynn Meyers from Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati about this year’s locally-written musical treat, Sleeping Beauty.

Coming next to Ensemble Theater Cincinnati is a one-man, modern adaptation of Homer’s classic The Iliad, starring Bruce Cromer and directed by Michael Haney. These gentlemen join Rick Pender to talk about the regional premiere of An Iliad and their collaborative effort to bring this story to life for today’s audiences.

Sara Mackie and Brooke Rucidlo Steele, two of Cincinnati’s most talented performers, stop by to talk with Rick Pender about their roles in Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s regional premiere of the recent Broadway hit Hands on a Hardbody, an unusual tale of people trying to win a truck by being the last to keep their hands on it.

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