Monthly Archives: June 2016

2015-2016 Orchid Awards for Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre

GHCT_logoOF MICE AND MEN

  • Excellence in set design, Mary Slocum
  • Excellence in costume design, Gaby Neal
  • Excellence in direction, Rhonda Lucas
  • Excellence in stage management, Brandon Burton
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Tom Dierling
  • Excellence in lobby display, Wanda Chapman
  • Excellence in producing, Barb Winkler & Jane Winkler
  • Excellence in program, Tracy Botos
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Ryan Heinrich
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Jeff Christian
  • Excellence in set decor, Wanda Chapman

SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS

  • Excellence in program, Tracy Botos
  • Excellence in set construction, Brian Smith
  • Excellence in set decor, Mary Slocum
  • Excellence in producing, Brett Sandlin
  • Excellence in direction, Julie Joyce-Smith
  • Excellence in lobby display, Wanda Chapman
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, Chris Beiser

FATHER OF THE BRIDE

  • Excellence in stage management, Kristina Stoddart
  • Excellence in properties, Melanie Winsted
  • Excellence in direction, Tracy Botos
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Hannah Brown
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Brady Knox
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Joey Schnell
  • Excellence in ensemble, Tracy Botos & cast
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Brent Peebles
  • Excellence in acting in a play, Beth Schnell
  • Excellence in producing, Mandy Gambrell

OKLAHOMA!

  • Excellence in house, Linda Getz & crew
  • Excellence in set construction, Larry Slocum, Mary Slocum & crew
  • Excellence in light design, Bill Balfour
  • Excellence in dance execution, cast
  • Excellence in music direction, Mark Durbin
  • Excellence in chorus, cast
  • Excellence in direction, Rodney Neal
  • Excellence in vocal quality, cast
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, David Michel
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, Angie Baker
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, Matt Neal
  • Excellence in ensemble performance, Rodney Neal & cast
  • Excellence in stage management, Brooke Townsend
  • Excellence in overall technical quality, Kevin Brunck, Carrie Rusche & cast
  • Excellence in producing, Kevin Brunck & Carrie Rusche
  • Excellence in set design, Mary Slocum
  • Excellence in costume design, Jeanne Schindler & Debbie Johnson
  • Excellence in choreography, Emily Brinkman
  • Excellence in orchestral performance, orchestra
  • Excellence in vocal direction, Rodney Neal & Mark Durbin
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, David Hurt
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, Chelsey Cavender
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, Rhonda Lucas
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, Coby Osborne
  • Excellence in musical theatre performance, Rodney Neal & cast
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2016-2017 Season Announced by Fairfield Footlighters

fflDon’t miss Fairfield Footlighters 16th Season!

First up in September 2016 is THE RAINMAKER, a comedy by N. Richard Nash with surprisingly rich and interesting characters. Geoff Werbin will direct in his Fairfield Footlighters debut.

Second is THE BOYS NEXT DOOR, by Tom Griffen. This poignant comedy takes a humorous look at Jack and his four mentally challenged wards and is directed by Kevin Noll.

The Italian-American slice-of-life comedy, OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS is next, directed by Brandon Burtis.

Closing out the season in May 2017 is the hit musical, THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, featuring not only an eclectic group of sixth-graders, but also members of the audience. This improv-isational show is directed by Heidi Schiller.

All shows happen at the Fairfield Community Arts Center, at 411 Wessel Drive in Fairfield. Get tickets and information atwww.fairfieldfootlighters.org or 513-867-5348.

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2015-2016 Orchid Awards for Loveland Stage Company

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  • Excellence in Music Direction…………………….Jack Hasty
  • Excellence in Direction……………………………..Glenna Knapp
  • Excellence in Orchestral Performance………..The Jolly Rogers
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..Shelby Malburg
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..Kathryn Suddendorf
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..Cole Hankins
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..Matt Pugh
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..Cassidy Sanders
  • Excellence in Dance Execution………………….Max Shilling
  • Excellence in Ensemble……………………………Glenna Knapp & cast
  • Excellence in Producing……………….Sue Lundy, Ginger Kroncke, &
    Susan Reese
  • Excellence in Stage Management………………………Fran Uecker &
    Megan Dauterman
  • Excellence in Costume Design…………………Peggy Stouffer & crew

JEKYLL & HYDE The Musical

  • Excellence in Lobby Display……………………Kay Hasty
  • Excellence in Costume Design………………..Betsy Chisholm
  • Excellence in Properties…………………………Patti Kellish & Jae Liles
  • Excellence in Vocal Direction………………….Jack Hasty
  • Excellence in Musical Direction………………Jack Hasty
  • Excellence in Stage Management….Fran Uecker & Glenna Knapp
  • Excellence in Producing……………….Tom Cavano & Becky Cole
  • Excellence in Ensemble………………..Richard Lee Waldeck & Cast
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance…John Matthew
    Riestenberg
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance…Bree Hunter-Cox
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance…Katie McCarthy
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance…Micheal Kiser

THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES

  • Excellence in Direction……………………………Pat Furterer
  • Excellence in Producing………………………….K. Buckler
  • Excellence in Musical Direction………………..Jack Hasty
  • Excellence in Set Design…………………………Dave Welsh
  • Excellence in Costume Design…………………Donna Treinen
  • Excellence in Stage Management…..Fran Uecker & Glenna Knapp
  • Excellence in Choreography…………………….Marjory Clegg
  • Excellence in Program…………………………….Kay Bolin
  • Excellence in Light Design……………………….Greg Smith
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..Tonya Oslack
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..Richard Lee Waldeck
  • Excellence in Musical Theatre Performance..David Marcus

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Staff and Design Positions Available at New Edgecliff Theatre

NETNew Edgecliff started in 1998 as an essentially two-person operation. Over the years, we have grown our staff but continue to seek out talented individuals with a passion for the theatre.

At this time, NET does not maintain any full-time/salaried staff members. Positions are stipend-paid on a per-production basis.  Designer and crew positions are typically filled at the beginning of each season, but opportunities occasionally arise throughout the year.  If you are interested in working with our company, check for position openings (listed to the right), or send us your resume via e-mail to jobs@newedgecliff.com.

Seeking Stage Manager for 2016-2017 Season

NET is looking for an experienced stage manager to oversee a smooth execution of our rehearsal process and production runs for the entire 2016-17 season.   The ideal candidate is able to effectively manage communication between the Director, Designers, Cast, and company staff. Learn more.

Seeking Lighting Designer for the 2016-17 Season

New Edgecliff Theatre is seeking an experienced lighting designer for our 2016-17 season. The LD will work with the Director of the production to identify the lighting elements which are needed to support the overall conceptual approach to the production. Learn more.

Seeking Managing Director for the 2016-17 Season

NET is seeking a Managing Director for its 2016-17 season. The Managing Director is directly involved in and assists with all aspects of NET’s operations. Learn more.

Seeking Assistant Stage Manager for 2016-2017 Season

NET is seeking an Assistant Stage Manager for its 2016-17 season. The ASM supports the Stage Manager during the rehearsal period and assumes assigned responsibilities during performances. Learn more.

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Mariemont Players Announces THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)

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Joel Lind as Daniel, Aaron Whitehead as Jess, & Jay Benson as Adam. Photo by Dan Ledbetter.

Mariemont Players presents THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), a comedy by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield at the Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road (just East of Mariemont), July 8th through July 24th, 2016.

Fast paced, witty and physical, this play is full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike. It’s a Shakespearian mix of pratfalls, clunky female impersonators, clean-cut ribaldry, and broad burlesque. Expect a delightful evening brushing up on your Shakespeare.

“PITHIER THAN PYTHON. IRRESISTIBLE.” – New York Times.

“STUPENDOUS, ANCHORLESS JOY!” –The Times of London. “ROLLICKING, FAST-

MOVING AND HILARIOUS!” – The Guardian.

“IF YOU LIKE SHAKESPEARE, YOU’LL LOVE THIS SHOW. IF YOU HATE SHAKESPEARE YOU’LL LOVE THIS SHOW!” – The Today Show.

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) is directed by Tom Peters, produced by Zach Riggins, and features the talents of Jay Benson, Joel Lind, and Aaron Whitehead.

Performances will be:

  • 8 PM Friday, July 8th
  • 8 PM Saturday, July 9th
  • 2 PM Sunday, July 10th
  • 7:30 PM Thursday, July 14th
  • 8 PM Friday, July 15th
  • 8 PM Saturday, July 16th
  • 2 PM Sunday, July 17th
  • 7 PM Sunday, July 17th
  • 7:30 PM Thursday, July 21st
  • 8 PM Friday, July 22nd
  • 3 PM Saturday, July 23rd
  • 8 PM Saturday, July 23rd
  • 2 PM Sunday, July 24th

To order tickets for THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), call Betsy at 513-684-1236 OR order online at www.mariemontplayers.com. All seats are reserved and $20 each.

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