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Time For The 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival

May 27, 2016

Featuring more than 50 productions of theater, dance, improv, drama, comedy, music and more, the 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival, a production of Know Theatre, is back for its 13th year starting May 31.

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 Cincinnati Fringe Festival celebrates it's 12th anniversary this year and runs May 26 through June 6. Produced by Know Theatre of Cincinnati, the Festival offers more than 200 performances of 40-plus productions, and offers you the opportunity to experience artists who are willing to take risks and push the boundaries of what’'s considered the norm.

The Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati is hosting the 22nd Annual Acting Irish International Theatre Festival from May 19-24. For ticket information, click here.

  The Carnegie in Covington is the largest and only multidisciplinary arts venue in Northern Kentucky, with The Carnegie Galleries, the Eva G. Farris Education Center and the Otto M. Budig Theatre housed together in a beautiful and historic building.

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.

The 11th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival kicks off on May 27 with 160 performances of 36 unique productions at 10 different venues in Over the Rhine. Joining Jim Stump for a preview is outgoing Fringe producer Eric Vosmeier.

The Humanity Machine - Harvesting the Moment

Nov 8, 2013

Local sculptor Edward Casagrande and musician/composer Mark Macomber have teamed together for a unique artistic theatrical presentation entitled The Humanity Machine - Harvesting the Moment which will be performed at the Anderson Center Theater from November 16-26. As they explain to our Jane Durrell, it’s a merging of live music and art to tell “a small tale of a large love.”

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Cincy Fringe Festival

May 24, 2013

The 10th Annual Cincy Fringe Festival kicks off on May 28, and joining Lee Hay with a preview of this year’s anniversary event is Producing Artistic Director Eric Vosmeier.

Starting May 28, it’s the 10th anniversary of the Cincinnati Fringe Festival. It’s become one of the fastest growing and most popular stops on the fringe circuit, and this year will provide 12 days of unique, creative, and provocative theater, dance, art and more. Producing Artistic Director Eric Vosmeier joins Mark Perzel with a preview of what to look for at this year’s Fringe Festival.

Showboat Majestic's summer season

May 10, 2013

One sure sign that summer is coming is the announcement of the schedule of plays and musicals coming to the stage of the Showboat Majestic. Tim Perrino and Rodger Pille from Cincinnati Landmark Productions (operator of the Showboat) join Jim Stump in the studio to discuss the line-up which includes “Forever Plaid,” “The Odd Couple,” and more.

On Stage: Richard II

Jan 4, 2013

The dramatic tale of Richard II is the next production by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips joins Jim Stump to discuss this Shakespeare work, how the actors prepare for the historical aspects of this play, and how this production kicks off their first chronological history cycle.

Love, You Gotta Love It, the newest Play With Your Lunch production, is a series of one-act plays to be presented at the Wyoming Civic Center at noon on November 7.