Monthly Archives: January 2018

9 TO 5 The Musical Runs March 2-18

LSC_9 to 5 logo9 TO 5 The Musical
Loveland Stage Company
March 2-18
Loveland

Directed by Denise Schneiders
Produced by Kate Arnold
Vocal Direction by Emily Church
Orchestra Direction by Jeanne Bilyeu

Cast: Mary Vosseberg as Violet Newstead, Megan Archibald as Doralee Rhodes, Jodi Zerbe as Judy Bernly, T. Edison Morris III as Franklin Hart Jr, Stephanie Sams as Roz Keith, Brett Parr as Joe/Ensemble, Jeff Weinkam as Dwayne/Ensemble, Adam Peters as Josh/Ensemble, Tara Bridge as Missy/Ensemble, Davi Hutchins as Maria/Ensemble, Jonathan Eckman as Dick/Ensemble, Tonya Oslak as Kathy/Ensemble, Terry Neack as Margaret/Ensemble, Charlie Rader as Bob Enright/Ensemble, John Masterson as Tinsworthy/Ensemble, Gary Bracknell as Detective/Ensemble, David Cord as Doctor/Ensemble & Natalie Beaulieu as Candy Striper/Ensemble
Ensemble: Missy Fram, Lori Reichling, Alex Rader, Christina Siciliano, Liz Olekas, Amber Browning, Pia Rader, Greg Stevens & Zac Holman

Based on the 1980 hit movie of the same name, and feature music and lyrics by Dolly Parton.  It centers on the downtrodden lives of three women, Violet, Judy, and Doralee.  They all work at Consolidated Industries, which is presided over by the sexist, lecherous, and pompous, Franklin Hart.

  • Fri-Sat, March 2-3 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, March 4 at 3pm
  • Fri-Sat, March 9-10 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, March 11 at 3pm
  • Fri-Sat, March 16-17 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, March 18 at 3pm

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New Edgecliff Theatre Announces VENUS IN FUR

NET_Venus in Fur logoVENUS IN FUR by David Ives
New Edgecliff Theatre
Mar. 1-17
Hoffner Lodge [Northside]

Directed by Greg Proccacino

Cast (in order of appearance): Brandon Burton as Thomas Novachek and Tess Talbot as Vanda Jordan

Thomas, a beleaguered playwright/director, is desperate to find an actress to play the female lead in his adaptation of the classic tale, Venus in Fur. Into his empty audition room walks a vulgar and equally desperate actress who is utterly wrong for the sophisticated part. However, as the two work through the script, they blur the line between play and reality, entering into an increasingly serious game that only one of them can win. For mature audiences.

PLEASE NOTE: new show dates!

  • Thu-Sat March 1-3
  • Thu-Sat March 8-10
  • Thu-Sat March 15-17

All shows begin promptly at 7:30pm.

NET has the distinct pleasure of performing in the spacious second-floor hall at Hoffner Lodge, located at 4120 Hamilton Avenue and set in the heart of one of Cincinnati’s coolest and most vibrant neighborhoods: Northside. Free parking is conveniently located across the street at the Northside Bank and Trust. Street parking may also be available and is free after 6pm.

Be sure to visit our website at www.newedgecliff.com for even more information about current and future events, directions to our space, sponsorship opportunities, and more! We can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@newedgecliff for all three). Stay on the edge with us!

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ESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT Runs March 2-11

TROY_Escanaba in Da Moonlight logoESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT
Troy Civic Theatre
March 2-11
Barn in the Park [Troy]

Directed by Chuck Fox

Cast: Todd Bryant as Ruben Soady, Paul Robinson as Remnar Soady, Michael Maxson as Albert Soady, Scott Atkinson as Jimmer Negamanee, Jason Johnston as Ranger Tom &  Kathy Bryant as Wolf Moon Dance Soady

When the Soady clan reunites for the opening day of deer season at the family’s Upper Peninsula camp, thirty-five-year-old Reuben Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in the history of the Soadys never to bag a buck. In a hunting story to beat all hunting stories, ESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT spins a hilarious tale of humor, horror and heart as Reuben goes to any and all lengths to remove himself from the wrong end of the family record book.

  • Fri-Sat, March 2-3 at 8pm
  • Sun, March 4 at 2pm
  • Fri-Sat, March 9-10 at 8pm
  • Sun, March 11 at 2pm

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THE GAME’S AFOOT Brings Murder and Laughs to Sunset Players’ Stage

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CINCINNATI, OH – January 31, 2018 —Take part in the game and guess who did it in THE GAME’S AFOOT by Ken Ludwig at Sunset Players in Price Hill’s Arts Center at Dunham.

Set in December 1936, THE GAME’S AFOOT centers on Broadway star William Gillette, who is admired for his Sherlock Holmes portrayal and hosts a weekend party for his fellow cast members at his Connecticut castle. When one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. It’s up to Gillette, who assumes the role of Holmes, to track down the killer. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays.

Directed by John Wesseling, the cast includes:

  • Dennis Murphy as Wiliam Gillette
  • Mary Ann Smith as Martha Gillette
  • Bob Brumberg as Felix Geisel
  • Carrie Mees as Madge Geisel
  • Nicholas Dunker as Simon Bright
  • Erica Brady as Aggie Wheeler
  • Jeri Nakamoura as Inspector Goring
  • Elaine Dunker as Daria Chase

Performance dates are February 16, 17, 23, 24, 25, March 1, 2 and 3, 2018. All shows are at 8PM, except Thursday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.  Sign language from Cincinnati State will be offered on February 24.

Tickets are $14 general admission or $12 for seniors, students or groups of 10 or more and can be purchased online at the Sunset Players website (www.sunsetplayers.org) or at the door. Tickets can also be reserved by calling 513-588-4988.

Sunset Players, Inc. is a community theater group located on the west side of Cincinnati. Founded in 1979, the group performs at the Arts Center at Dunham and has produced more than 120 plays. Its mission is to bring a smile, and its plays include comedies, farces, dramatic comedies and musical comedies—as long as there is some “comedy” in the performance somewhere. For more information about the 37th season, visit our website at www.sunsetplayers.org or like us on Facebook.

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Cast Announced for BINGO! The Winning Musical at Village Players

BingoBasicLogoCongratulations to the cast of BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL:

  • Sam/Frank ……… John Langley
  • Vern………………Amy Waldfogle
  • Minnie…………….Cathy Lutts
  • Honey……………..Laurie Brinkman
  • Patsy………………Lori Valentine
  • Bernice…………….Julie Theobald
  • Alison…………….Megan Williams
  • Bingo Workers……..Jennifer Davis & Teresa Myers

Thank you to everyone who auditioned!

Directed by Peggy Kenny with music direction by Allen Lindsey.

Performances run April 20-28. For more information visit http://www.villageplayers.biz/.

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