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Buzzer by Chicago playwright Tracey Scott Wilson opens March 26 in the Thompson Shelterhouse at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Joining Rick Pender to discuss this provocative play about race, class and sex are the director, Timothy Douglas, and actor Eric Lynch.

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.

The Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County opens February 19, presented by Clifton Players at the Clifton Performance Theatre. Joining Jim Stump to talk about this production is local theater legend Dale Hodges (who will portray Violet) and Carol Brammer (co-founder of Clifton Players and who will portray Barbara.)

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Opening this week at Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre is Christian O’Reilly’s new play, Chapatti, the story of two senior citizens who rediscover the joys of human companionship through their shared affection for animals. Hear more about it when Rick Pender interviews the play’s director, Anne Marie Cammarato.

World premiere production of "Tho' It Were Ten Thousand Miles"

May 9, 2014

The Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati will present the world premiere of Tho’ It Were Ten Thousand Miles, a play written by William H. A. Williams and directed by Maureen A. Kennedy, founder of the Irish American Theater Company, on May 16-18. The author and director join Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to discuss this new production and their collaboration.

Jim Stump previews the New Edgecliff Theatre’s production of Jerry Sterner’s Other People’s Money with the play’s director, Greg Procaccino.

Fans of daytime soaps, specifically As the World Turns, will remember actor Rosemary Prinz from her 12 year run as Penny Hughes. She’s primarily an accomplished stage actress and is now appearing on stage at Playhouse in the Park in a production of Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles. She spends a few minutes with Rick Pender to talk about her long career and her role in this Thompson Shelterhouse show.

Award-winning "Tribes" currently onstage in OTR

Jan 24, 2014

Tribes, the Drama Desk Award winning play about a deaf son in an outspoken and expressive family, is currently on stage at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. Two of Cincinnati’s favorite actors, Dale Dymkoski and Kelly Mengelkoch, star in this production and join Rick Pender in the studio to talk about this provocative family drama.

"By the Rivers of Babylon" to be performed November 12

Nov 1, 2013

Southern Indiana playwright David Greenberg’s By the Rivers of Babylon will be performed by the Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative on November 12. Robyn Carey-Allgeyer speaks with the writer about his inspiration for this work and the upcoming production.

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