Monthly Archives: November 2022

NEW YEAR’S EVE: BILLIE HOLIDAY SONGBOOK On Dec. 31

CPO_New Years Eve 2022NEW YEAR’S EVE: BILLIE HOLIDAY SONGBOOK
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Dec. 31
Music Hall [Over-the-Rhine]

Damon Gupton, conductor
Quiana Lynell, vocalist

Damon Gupton and the Pops give the holidays an afterglow and keep the celebration going into the New Year! Quiana Lynell, “a vocalist comfortable and commanding in styles including pop, jazz classics and the blues” (DownBeat), makes her Cincinnati Pops debut with timeless classics from the Billie Holiday songbook.

We believe that great music is for everyone, regardless of your budget. This concert is eligible for Pay What You Wish Pricing, as well as other discounts. To learn more visit Music for All.

  • Sat, Dec. 31 at 8pm

Official page | Facebook event |

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STAR WARS: The Force Awakens On Dec. 29-30

CPO_Star Wars the Force Awakens logoSTAR WARS: The Force Awakens
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Dec. 29-30
Music Hall [Over-the-Rhine]

Keitaro Harada, conductor

30 years after the defeat of the Empire, a new threat has arisen. The Resistance and unlikely heroes are the galaxy’s only hope at thwarting a new reign of evil in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The full force of the Cincinnati Pops performs John Williams’ Oscar-nominated score live to the complete, acclaimed film.

  • Thu-Fri, Dec. 29-30 at 7:30pm

Official page | Facebook event |

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Auditions Announced for STEEPLE PEOPLE at La Comedia Dinner Theatre

LAC_logoLa Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio, is taking audition appointments for Monday, December 5, for “Steeple People.”

Seeking Adult Men who are excellent Singers and Actors for the following roles:

  • Jaxson: 20’s – Tenor 1 for The Steeple People. Doesn’t understand humor or sarcasm, naive and dry. Says things in a deadpanned manner. Must sing harmonies confidently.
  • Bo: 20’s – Tenor 2 for The Steeple People. Talks slow and with the thickest accent. Country boy type. Accident prone and clumsy. Must sing harmonies confidently.
  • Clayton: mid 40’s-50’s – Baritone for The Steeple People. Charismatic and positive. The voice of reason in the group. Must sing harmonies confidently.
  • Ira: 50-60’s – Bass for The Steeple People. Grouchy, clashes personally with other in the group. Must sing harmonies confidently.

Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of a gospel song appropriate to the show.

Rehearsals begin January 2, 2023 (9 AM-5 PM Mon-Sat)

Performances January 19 – February 12, 2023, Thurs-Sun matinees and evenings.

Please email Kris Byerly at productionmanager@lacomedia.com to set up an appointment.

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Cast Announced for MUSIC AT THE MOVIES at Cincinnati Music Theatre

CMT_Studio Series logo2Cincinnati Music Theatre in excited to announce the cast of MUSIC AT THE MOVIES.

The cast includes:

  • Jude Abella
  • Susan Brabenec
  • Jen Drake
  • Caitlin Fry
  • Jess Green
  • Austin Hoard
  • Deborah Hunter
  • Juls Marie Lawrence
  • Mary Mills
  • Jeff Richardson
  • Robert M. Tully

Directed by Brian Anderson
Produced by Katie Reindl
Music Directed by Josh Toth
Vocal Directed by Chelsea Harris

Performances run Feb. 3-11, 2023
Fifth Third Bank Theater, Aronoff Center for the Arts

Get tickets today:
Call: 513-621-2787
Or visit www.cincinnatiarts.org or www.cincinnatimusictheatre.org

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Auditions Announced for NEXT TO NORMAL at INNOVAtheatre

INNOV_logoIt’s that time again! We are so excited to announce auditions for the next musical in our season, NEXT TO NORMAL.

The 2008 smash hit, American rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. The story centers on a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family. The musical addresses the depth of mental illness, ethics in modern psychiatry and the underbelly of suburban life.

Dec. 19 & 20 from 7-9pm

Directed by Denise A. Schnieders

Production dates: Feb. 16-19

More information and how sign up on the link https://innovatheatre.com/auditions

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