Monthly Archives: January 2014

EXPECTING ISABEL Runs Feb. 28-March 16

Presented by Dayton Theatre Guild
Feb. 28-March 16

Directed by Robb Willoughby
Produced by Rick Flynn

Miranda and Nick, a couple nearing forty, are at last ready for a family, but are not so naturally successful. This very contemporary comedy by a playwright, a stand-up and a mother, examines the frustration, pain and confusion of a modern couple as they try various fertility techniques, new and old, simple and strange. They consider adoption and every other way to experience the final joy of becoming a modern parent.

  • Fri-Sat, Feb. 28-March 1 at 8pm
  • Sun, March 2 at 3pm
  • Fri, March 7 at 8pm
  • Sat, March 8 at 5pm
  • Sun, March 9 at 3pm
  • Fri, March 14 at 8pm
  • Sat, March 15 at 5pm
  • Sun, March 16 at 3pm

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THE ROYAL FAMILY Runs Feb. 28-March 8

Presented by Center Stage Players Ohio
Feb. 28-March 8
North College Hill

Directed by Burt McCollum

Cast: Betty Coulter as Fanny Cavendish, Traci Taylor as Julie Cavendish, Patricia Mullins as Gwen Cavendish, Colin Thornton as Tony Cavendish, Jim Waldfogle as Oscar Wolfe, Josh Roden as Perry Stewart, Earl Lehkamp as Herbert Dean, Becky Cole as Kitty LeMoyne Dean, Fred Hunt as Gilbert Marshall, Sharon Rose Tyahur as Della, Tony Wright as Jo & Lee Ann Waldfogle as Miss Peake

A thinly veiled portrait of the legendary Barrymores, another renowned “Royal Family of Broadway”, the  Cavendish clan compromises three generations of legendary American actors. When the Cavendish name and reputation is threatened, Dowager Fanny rules with a combination of strength, wit, courage, and a sharp tongue, proving the “show” indeed, “must (and will) go on.”

  • Fri-Sat, Feb. 28-March 1 at 8pm
  • Sun, March 2 at 2pm
  • Thu-Sat, March 6-8 at 8pm

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QCP Announces Auditions for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and Disney’s JUNGLE BOOK KIDS

EYT_Once On This IslandTwo great shows for youth performers! Lots of fun, upbeat songs and dances. Many roles available for performers ages 6-18 (senior in high school)! 

When: Tuesday, February 11th 6-9pm & Saturday, February 15th 1-5pm

Invited Callbacks Sunday, February 16th 2-5pm

Where: Westwood Town Hall Theater – 3017 Harrison Avenue 

Auditionees should be between the ages of 6-18(a senior in high school). Those auditioning should prepare a song that best represents their vocal ability as well as their personality. Those auditioning will also be asked to read from the script. 

Disney’s The Jungle Book is the musical based off of the classic film and is adapted for young performers. This production will be for our younger performers. Show dates are May 3rd @ 7pm and May 4th @ 2pm. 

Once on this Island is the musical loosely based on the Hans Christian Anderson version of The Little Mermaid and tells the story of TiMoune as she ventures out to gain the love of Daniel. Though along the way she is both helped and hindered by the tempermental gods who rule over the island. This production will be for our older youth performers. Show dates are May 2nd @ 7pm, May 3rd @ 2pm and May 4th @6pm.

All rehearsals and performances will be at the Westwood Town Hall Theater.

For more information please call 513-922-4420 or email us at

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MISC_SCPALet Laughter keep you warm this weekend, as The School for Creative & Performing Arts presents STORY THEATER! This wonderful adaptation of Grimm’s Fairy Tales will leave you and your  children with smiles on your faces.

Tickets are:

  • Adults $15
  • Senior $13
  • Students/Child $10 

To encourage families to attend this wonderful family friendly production, we are offering student and child tickets at the $10 price with a BUY ONE GET ONE FREE Discount!!! Please contact our Box Office at (513) 363-8100 or and mention this deal to get your BOGO deal!

Performances are:

  • Thursday, January 30th @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 31st @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 1st @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 2nd @ 2:00 p.m.

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MUHT Announces Auditions for UNCLE VANYA

MUHT_ Uncle VanyaHello actors and friends of actors!!

Do you want to work on the single best material for deepening your acting ability? Do you crave being challenged and amazed by inhabiting a character in a full-on piece of literary and dramatic brilliance? Do you want to have fun? Do you want to weep and cry at the same time? Then …

!!!! • YOU NEED CHEKHOV • !!!!

UNCLE VANYA by Anton Chehkov
adapted by David Mamet
from a translation by Vlada Chernomordik
presented by Miami University Hamilton Theatre &
by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

Studio 307 (307 Phelps Hall on the Miami University Hamilton campus)

• 11, 12 February—6:30 – 8:30 •

Callbacks, if needed— 

(307 Phelps Hall on the Miami University Hamilton campus)

• 13 February—6:30 – 8:30 •

How to audition— 

• Preferred Audition: 1-2 minutes memorized monologue of your choice •

• However, if you do not have a monologue, please audition anyway. We will provide audition material for you •

Who can audition— 

· All MUHT auditions are open to the entire community. It is part of our missions to engage with our extended theatre-family all around us.

Performance dates—

• 10, 11, 12 April 2014 •

• Parrish Auditorium (on the campus of Miami University Hamilton) •

• 7:30 P •

About the play—

· Two lives, Uncle Vanya and his niece Sonya, are at the core of this play. They work their small estate, live frugally and keep their emotions tightly reined in. Then they are visited by a relative, Professor Serebryakov, and his beautiful young wife, Elena. Vanya falls helplessly in love with Elena, Sonya with a local doctor and their lives implode.

·• This classic imparts an indelible picture of Chekhov’s Russia and of his rich, bittersweet and deeply human characters.

About Mamet’s adaptation—

“Blessedly free both of Slavisms and of up-to-date colloquialisms.” – New York Times

“Simply wonderful.” – Boston Globe

“Mamet’s adaptation is true and faithful to the Russian master in both tone and content.” – Cape Cod Times

Bekka Eaton Reardon
Associate Professor/Director of Theatre Engagement
Miami University Hamilton Theatre

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