musical

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1:32 am
Fri April 26, 2013

"The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns"

They’re back! Those singing Marvelous Wonderettes are back on stage at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati in their newest musical showcase, Caps and Gowns. The girls are getting ready for graduation and the next chapters in their lives. Two of the Wonderettes, Sara Mackie and Denise Devlin, join Jim Stump to talk about some of the music in this regional premiere, which opens at ETC on May 1.

Presented by Falcon Theatre
12:32 am
Fri March 8, 2013

"Don't Cross the Streams" Returns

During last year’s Fringe Festival, one of the most popular presentations was a new musical with the 80’s movie blockbuster Ghostbusters as its basis. Don’t Cross the Streams: The Cease and Desist Musical is getting its first full theatrical production from Falcon Theatre and Hugo West Theatricals, starting on March 15 at Newport’s Monmouth Theater. Jim Stump finds out more about the genesis of this show and this stage production from co-writer Mike Hall and cast member Tom Highley.


Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
12:32 am
Fri March 8, 2013

"Black Pearl Sings"

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens the regional premiere of Black Pearl Sings by Frank Higgins on March 13, and it’s a powerful musical about being a woman in a man’s world, being black in a white world, and about holding on to your soul when the world treats people as a commodity. Lee Hay finds out more about this production from the two stars, Annie Fitzpatrick and Torie Wiggins.


"The Threepenny Opera" and more
12:32 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Kurt Weill Festival at CCM

As part of CCM’s year-long celebration of Kurt Weill, they will present The Threepenny Opera beginning February 28, along with concert performances of Weill’s Kiddush (Prayer of Sanctification) and the a capella madrigal Ho, Billy, O! from the Weill musical Love Life. Anne Arenstein learns more about the Weill festival and these upcoming performances from Robin Guarino, CCM’s J. Ralph Corbett Chair of Opera and director of The Threepenny Opera, and dramaturge Bruce McClung.


Playhouse in the Park
12:30 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Hank Williams: Lost Highway

Hank Williams

Playhouse in the Park’s current Thompson Shelterhouse production is Hank Williams: Lost Highway, which presents the stories behind some of the country legend’s greatest hits. The show features more than 20 of Hank Williams’ greatest hits and was co-authored and directed by the same man behin

d two of the Playhouse’s crowd favorites: Always…Patsy Cline and Love, Janis. Our Jim Stump talks with about this production and the legendary Texas singer-songwriter.

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