Behind the Curtain Breaks 300,000 Views in 2019

Rob MFYHappy New Year Everyone!

The Behind the Curtain Cincinnati blog received 302,886 views from 137,598 visitors in 2019, the first time the blog has exceeded 300,000 views in one year.

Of the 1,280 blog posts (an average of 3.5 posts a day), the top 50 posts are lead by auditions, cast lists and season announcements (hint, hint -Rob). Breakdowns by category and group follow the list.

Top 50 Viewed Posts of 2019:

  1. 2019 Season Announced by La Comedia Dinner Theatre – 4,047
  2. Auditions Announced for AMERICAN IDIOT at The Carnegie – 2,163
  3. 2020 Season Announced by La Comedia Dinner Theatre – 1,977
  4. Auditions Announced for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at The Carnegie – 1,906
  5. Cast Announced for AMERICAN IDIOT at The Carnegie – 1,734
  6. Auditions Announced for DRIVING MISS DAISY, THE ADDAMS FAMILY and ROCK OF AGES at Cincinnati Landmark Productions– 1,468
  7. CCM Announces Initial 2019-2020 Performance Lineup, New Subscription Offerings – 1,462
  8. Cast Announced for ROCK OF AGES at the Incline Theatre – 1,323
  9. Cast Announced for CABARET at Cincinnati Music Theatre – 1,270
  10. Cast Announced for MAMMA MIA! at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre – 1,171
  11. Cast Announced for THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Covedale Center – 1,141
  12. Auditions Announced for HEATHERS: The Musical at CenterStage Players – 1,099
  13. Cast Announced for MAMMA MIA! at Footlighters Inc. – 1,065
  14. Cancellation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Announced by Dayton Playhouse – 1,019
  15. Cast Announced for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at The Carnegie – 990
    (tie) Auditions Announced for PROOF at The Carnegie – 990
  16. Auditions Announced for MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, ALL SHOOK UP and THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Cincinnati Landmark Productions – 986
  17. 2019-2020 Season Titles Announced for Footlighters Inc. – 963
  18. Local A Cappella Quartet to Compete at World Level, Releases New Video – 937
  19. 2019-2020 Season Announced by Cincinnati Music Theatre – 909
  20. Auditions Announced for ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Footlighters Inc. – 877
  21. Cast Announced for SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre – 861
  22. The Carnegie Announces 2019-2020 Theatre Season – 851
  23. Titles Announced for 2019-2020 Season at Wright State University – 842
  24. Auditions Announced for NEWSIES at Inspiring Arts – 831
  25. TITUS ANDRONICUS Quick Review – 803
  26. Auditions Announced for MAMMA MIA! at Footlighters Inc. – 786
  27. Cast Announced for PIPPIN at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre – 763
  28. Auditions Announced for THE CHILDREN’S HOUR at Nomadic Performance Initiative – 747
  29. The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati Presents ANNIE JR. – 725
  30. Auditions for Speaking Roles in Feature Length Film – 719
  31. Auditions Announced for Full-Time Touring Actors at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati – 715
  32. 2019-2020 Season Announced by CenterStage Players – 690
    (tie) The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati Presents CASPER THE FRIENDLY MUSICAL – 690
  33. 2019-2020 Season Announced for Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre and Covedale Center – 679
  34. Walnut Hills High School Theatre Department Turns Tradition On Its Head With All-Female Production of Euripides’ MEDEA – 669
  35. Cast Announced for SWING! at The Carnegie – 632
  36. Auditions Announced for SWEENEY TODD at Queen City Productions – 631
  37. Auditions Announced for BROADWAY BOUND at Mariemont Players – 626
  38. Auditions Announced for 2020 Summer Classics Season at Incline Theater – 608
  39. Costume Gallery Liquidation Sale Begins Sept. 5th – 594
  40. Mariemont Players Announce Auditions for GREASE – 586
  41. Auditions Announced for HOME at Cincinnati Music Theatre – 581
  42. #HAM4HAM Lottery Announced in Cincinnati – 572
    (tie) The Human Race Theatre Company Announces its 33rd Season: A Season of Women! – 572
  43. Falcon Theatre Announces Its 30th Anniversary Season Lineup – 562
  44. Cast Announced for MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Covedale Center – 561
  45. Auditions Announced for INCIDENT AT VICHY at Alibi Players – 540
  46. Auditions Announced for CASPER the Friendly Musical and A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati – 529
  47. Auditions Announced for THE 39 STEPS at Falcon Theatre – 518
  48. Walnut Hills High School Theatre Department Brings Four Performances to One Stage in A Student Directed One Act Festival – 511
  49. MEALS 4 MONOLOGUES at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati – 505
  50. Auditions Announced for WINTERFEST at Kings Island – 502

Top 50 Breakdown by Category

  • 22 – Auditions
  • 11 – Cast Lists
  • 11 – Season Announcements
  • 8 – Press Releases
  • 1 – Reviews

Top 50 Breakdown by Organization

  • 10 – Cincinnati Landmark Productions
  • 7 – The Carnegie
  • 4 – The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati | Footlighters Inc.
  • 3 – Cincinnati Music Theatre
  • 2 – CenterStage Players | Falcon Theatre | La Comedia | Mariemont Players Inc. | Walnut Hills High School
  • 1 – Alibi Players | Broadway in Cincinnati | [Casting Call] | Cincinnati Shakespeare Company | Costume Gallery | Dayton Playhouse | Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati | Half and Half | Human Race Theatre Company | Inspiring Arts Productions | Kings Island | Nomadic Performance Initiative |Queen City Productions | UC College Conservatory of Music | Wright State University

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