2016-2017 Season Announced at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY
A novel by John Irving | Adapted by Simon Bent
Sept. 3 – Oct. 1, 2016 | Marx Theatre
Directed by Blake Robison
An extraordinary and unforgettable theatrical event adapted from the bestselling novel about friendship, destiny and the miracle of faith.

DISGRACED
By Ayad Akhtar
Sept. 24 – Oct. 23, 2016 | Thompson Shelterhouse
Directed by Lisa Portes
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this timely and provocative new play illuminates the not-so-hidden prejudices very much alive in America today.

August Wilson’s JITNEY
Directed by Timothy Douglas
Oct. 15 – Nov. 12, 2016 | Marx Theatre
Follow a group of men hustling to survive while operating an unlicensed car service in this Drama Critics Circle and Olivier awards winner.

THE SECOND CITY’S HOLIDAZED & CONFUSED REVUE
Nov. 5 – Dec. 31, 2016 | Thompson Shelterhouse
This riotous send-up filled with seasonal sketches is guaranteed to make you laugh until your cheeks flush with ho-ho-holidazed joy!

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
By Charles Dickens | Adapted by Howard Dallin
Nov. 23 – Dec. 31, 2016 | Marx Theatre
Directed by Michael Evan Haney
Faithful storytelling and spellbinding stage magic make this family favorite a must-see for the holidays.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Book and lyrics by Howard Ashman | Music by Alan Menken
Based on a film by Roger Corman | Screenplay by Charles Griffith
Jan. 21 – Feb. 19, 2017 | Marx Theatre
Directed by Bill Fennelly
A power-hungry plant sends a nerdy florist down a murderous path for a hilarious musical treat combining rock, Motown and Broadway.

SUMMERLAND
By Arlitia Jones
Feb. 4 – March 5, 2017 | Thompson Shelterhouse
Directed by Michael Evan Haney
Based on mesmerizing true events, this suspenseful world premiere investigates a spirit photographer known for his haunting images of the dead.

JANE EYRE
By Charlotte Brontë | Adapted by Polly Teale
March 11 – April 8, 2017 | Marx Theatre
Directed by KJ Sanchez
Passionate romance meets thrilling psychological drama when an unconventional governess finds an improbable love threatened by secrets.

ALL THE ROADS HOME
By Jen Silverman
March 25 – April 23, 2017 | Thompson Shelterhouse
Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
From an exciting up-and-coming playwright comes a world premiere coming-of-age story about three generations of women and the legacies they inherit.

Ken Lugwig’s BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
Directed by Brendon Fox
April 22 – May 20, 2017 | Marx Theatre
With equal parts comedy and adventure, your favorite detective takes on his most famous case in this pulse-pounding, murderously funny ride.

ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT’S END
By Allison Engel and Margaret Engel
May 6 – June 4, 2017 | Thompson Shelterhouse
Directed by David Esbjornson
The bestselling humorist who gave a hilarious voice to housewives everywhere comes to life onstage using her own wit and wisdom.

For more information visit http://www.cincyplay.com/index.php?option=com_production&view=season&v=upcomingseason&utm_source=Promoted%20Post&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_content=1617&utm_campaign=Announcement

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