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BLAST FROM THE PAST Dinner-Theatre at The Farm with CLP

CLP_Blast from the PastAnnouncing a new dinner-theater experience and partnership between long-time West side staples The Farm and Cincinnati Landmark Productions:

BLAST FROM THE PAST
at The Farm
239 Anderson Ferry Road

Dinner begins at 7pm • Show at 8pm

Friday, April 16
Saturday, April 17
Friday, May 14
Saturday, May 15

Enjoy an upbeat and exciting musical show featuring some of the biggest songs from the 1950s, 60s and 70s – complete with The Farm’s famous dinner buffet!

The hour-long show features talent from Cincinnati Landmark Productions (CLP) – the owners/operators of the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts and Warsaw Federal Incline Theater. With wonderful songs from three striking decades, the BLAST FROM THE PAST Dinner Show will surely rock your clock, get your boots a’walking but definitely NOT go breaking your heart!

The Farm has been Cincinnati’s West Side spot for great food and great times for more than 50 years. Known for their fabulous fried chicken, steamboat round of beef and seafood, the Blast from the Past Dinner Show menu includes generous side dishes and delicious desserts as well.

And everything is set up with the patrons’ safety in mind. Tables and chairs are spaced according to State of Ohio protocols. Capacity in the ballroom has been reduced by 66% to ensure safety as well as sightlines for the show. Masks will be required for patrons when not eating and drinking. All food at the buffet will be plated by The Farm staff. Dinner includes soft drinks, iced tea and coffee. A cash bar is also available.

Showtime is 8pm nightly. Dinner begins at 7pm.

Each ticket includes dinner and the show. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased through the CLP Box Office by calling (513) 241-6550, from 11am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Questions? Email info@clpshows.org.

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Auditions Announced for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre

CYPT_logoCincinnati Young People’s Theatre (CYPT)
Audition Information
40th Anniversary Summer Musical

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

The national award-winning Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre (CYPT) will hold In-Person auditions for its 40th Anniversary production – JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT – at the Madcap Education Center, 3064 Harrison Avenue on the following dates: April 30, May 1 & 2.

New this year, performers and technicians can also audition via Video Link. Auditions by either method will be equally considered.

For Either Option: All auditionees must get an application packet in advance by emailing Jennifer Perrino at jenniferperrino@clpshows.org. Please request: In-Person Audition or Video Link Audition.

All participants must be 13 – 20 years of age at the time of the audition. Rehearsals Begin Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Performances: July 21 – August 8, 2021. Full information below.

NOTE: Auditions, rehearsals and performances will follow all guidelines and directives in force by the State of Ohio regarding Covid–19 precautions throughout the summer.


Tim Perrino, Director; Greg Dastillung, Music Director; Genevieve Perrino, Choreographer; Lizzy Stephenson, Production Stage Manager

IN-PERSON Audition Information for Performers

  1. Set up your audition appointment via email to Jennifer Perrino, Producer at jenniferperrino@CLPShows.org . All in-person auditionees MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT by email in advance.
    TIMES: Please request a specific audition time slot:

    • Friday, April 30: 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm
    • Saturday, May 1: 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30am
    • Sunday, May 2nd 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm
      PLACE: Madcap Education Center, 3064 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211
  2. Bring your completed audition packet to your audition appointment. You must provide your age, a good phone number and an email address when setting up your audition.
  3. Arrive 15 minutes BEFORE the scheduled audition time to fill out paperwork.
  4. Please prepare a song from a musical theatre show that best represents your singing voice. Please bring sheet music for our accompanist. Do not expect to sing a cappella or with pre-recorded music.
  5.  Dress appropriately as you will be required to complete a dance audition.
  6. JOSEPH…DREAMCOAT is a sung-thru musical. You will not read from a script at auditions.
  7. All auditionees must complete all parts of the audition.

Video Link Audition Information – After receiving the Video Link audition packet:

Send back the following in one email:

  1. The completed audition packet
  2. A headshot and resume
  3. Link(s) to your audition video (Should feature you singing and dancing; see note below).
  4. Deadline to submit video link audition: May 2, 2021.
  5. Send email to jenniferperrino@clpshows.org.

Please note: Your video link may include previous shows/roles or your “audition reel” or something you create for this audition. The team will want to see you, hear you sing, and get a sense of how you move. The video links will not be judged on technical quality, but only on your appropriateness to the roles available in the show as demonstrated in the recording.

Technicians Audition Information – After receiving the audition packet:

Interviews will be set up for those interested in working tech for this production. Set up your interview by emailing Jennifer Perrino, Producer at jenniferperrino@CLPShows.org to request a time slot.

Interviews slots include:

  • Friday, April 30: 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 1: 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30am
  • Sunday, May 2nd 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm

Tech interviews may be done by Zoom, phone or video during these times as well. Please arrange this via the above email.

Other Important Information:

  • All Rehearsals and Performances will be held at Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Avenue, 45238.
  • Participation Fee: All participants (on stage and off) are required to pay a participation fee for this summer program. Fee will be due at the first rehearsal: $175.00 for performers (includes costume and show t-shirt); $50.00 for Techies (includes show t-shirt).
  • Please Note: A limited amount of funds are in place to assist with the participation fee. Funds are distributed on a confidential basis. Everyone is encouraged to audition, regardless of ability to pay! Choosing the cast of the show is based upon talent, enthusiasm and availability only. Ability to pay the participation fee is never a factor in casting decisions.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
One of the most fantastic shows ever written, Joseph… has TONS of roles, for women and men…GREAT songs… a WILD plot. Plus, the show really is just a dream – allowing for maximum creativity, excitement, crazy characters, hilarious anachronism and one stellar song after another.

A reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, the show is told entirely through song. After being betrayed by his brothers, Joseph travels to Egypt, ends up in jail, interprets the dreams of the Pharaoh and eventually forgives and reunites with his family!

The show is full of great songs in a variety of styles, from a parody of French ballads (“Those Canaan Days”), to country-western (“One More Angel in Heaven”) and calypso (“Benjamin Calypso”), along with the unforgettable classics “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.”

Women’s Roles: Narrator 1,Narrator 2, Narrator 3, Napthali, Isaachar, Asher, Gad, Judah, Zebulum, Butler, Mrs. Potiphar, Harem (dance ensemble), Jacob’s Wives ensemble, Prisoners ensemble, Guards.

Men’s Roles: Jacob, Joseph, Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Dan, Benjamin, Pharaoh, Potiphar, Baker, Old Testament Ensemble, Ishmaelites Ensemble, Prisoners Ensemble, Guards

What is CYPT? Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre provides a summer of great experience for performers and techies alike. Many alumni are professional actors, singers, dancers, technicians and musicians. Others are Drama, Opera, Music Theatre, Voice, Music and Broadcasting majors at colleges all over the country. To date, over 2,300 teens have been a part of CYPT!

CYPT has produced 38 years of exciting shows, including: Legally Blonde, Jesus Christ Superstar, Footloose, Children of Eden, Hello Dolly, Anything Goes, The Pajama Game, Godspell, Les Misérables, Crazy For You, The Wedding Singer, Grease, Hairspray, West Side Story, Beauty and the Beast, The Music Man and many more!

CYPT is the recipient of the Post-Corbett Award for Outstanding Arts Organization, plus, the National Recreation and Parks Arts and Humanities Award, and the Ohio State Award for Best Student Program.

CYPT brings together 100 teens each summer, on stage and off. In 2019, participants came from 40 different schools, from all over the Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana region.

CYPT is for you! The teenage performer/techie interested in three things: 1) Theatrical Experience; 2) A Summer project with a difference; 3) A lot of new friends with the same interests.

Joseph Performance Dates:

  • Wed. July 21- Sun, July 25
  • Wed, July 38-Sun, Aug. 1
  • Wed, Aug. 4-Sun, Aug. 8

Tickets on sale starting June 1, 2021.

Tickets may be purchased via: www.CLPShows.org or at 513-241-6550 with a credit card.

Adults $22, Seniors/Students $20; Reserved Seats only.

All seating will follow the Ohio State guidelines for indoor theater performances.

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FROSTBITE FOLLIES 2020 Benefits Cincinnati Landmark Productions

CLP_Frostbite Follies 2020CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS…AND SUPPORT US…VIRTUALLY!

Even when we can’t be together in person, we can still celebrate the magic of the holiday season. Cincinnati Landmark Productions announces today its first-ever virtual production: FROSTBITE FOLLIES 2020!

It’s fun, light and a celebration of the holiday season, featuring 60 minutes of well-known songs and comedy sketches performed by a small troupe of veteran actors filmed live at our venues earlier this month.

Patrons can purchase a virtual ticket for only $25, and all proceeds support Cincinnati Landmark Productions during this very difficult time.

Call (513) 241-6550 or Click Here to Purchase On-Line

FROSTBITE FOLLIES will be available on-line from December 11-27. Extended through Jan. 3rd! Patrons who purchase the virtual ticket can enjoy the performance whenever they would like and as often as they’d like during that time. Links will be emailed on December 11 or on the date of purchase during the run of the virtual show.

Note: the password-protected performance will be hosted on Vimeo, the popular streaming web site. Check to see if your smart TV has the Vimeo app – or if you have to ability to send a video from your phone, tablet or computer to your television – to enjoy this show on your big screen!

Cincinnati Landmark Productions like many arts organizations has been severely impacted by the pandemic and related shutdown/restrictions. Revenue losses are estimated at over $1 million. In addition to contributing to its Annual Fund Drive, patrons can help the organization survive by purchasing virtual tickets to this show.

FROSTBITE FOLLIES was staged and rehearsed with masks and social distancing for the safety of all involved. Performers were asked to be tested directly before filming, and all tests were negative.

For more information or to purchase your link, call (513) 241-6550 during normal box office hours: Monday through Friday, 11am to 5pm.

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OPEN AIR CABARETS Coming to the Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre Aug. 28-Oct. 10

WFIT_Open Air CabaretsThe shows must go on, safely.

Cincinnati Landmark Productions announces today the ‘Open Air Cabarets at the Incline,’ a series of benefit performances in support of the venerable west side non-profit arts group. All performances will take place on the top deck of the parking garage at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, with safety in mind.

The series launches on Friday, August 28 and will run Fridays and Saturdays for multiple weekends. All shows will begin at 8pm and last no longer than 90 minutes.

Each audience pod comes with a table and 4 seats. Tables will be sold each night for $80 and will be spaced over 12’ apart on the parking deck, all with great views of a temporary stage next to the building. The musicians and singers will be a collection of Landmark Productions cast favorites and friends, performing songs from hit shows or pop tunes through the years.

Tables are on sale now through the CLP Box Office. Call (513) 241-6550 Monday through Friday from 11am to 5pm. Advance sales are highly encouraged.

Executive Artistic Director Tim Perrino promises a night of needed fun.

“Whether you know us from our 23 years at the Showboat, 19 years at the Covedale or 39 years of Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre – you know that CLP brings the most exciting talent to our stages,” Perrino said. “Up-and-comers, big local names and even stars from National Tours and Broadway will be performing at the ‘Open Air Cabaret’ at the Incline. They’re devoting their time and talent to support our theaters during the crisis. Join them in their support while you enjoy their dazzling performances outdoors at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater.”

All proceed from the events will go toward Landmark Productions operational costs. Due to mandated performance cancellations, the organization estimates a $1.5 million drop in revenue. But facility and overhead fixed costs remain during this trying time. Table sales for the Open Air Cabarets and other important fundraising initiatives will allow the organization to stay financially solvent, until normal operations can resume.

Seating will be capped at 25 tables (100 people) per night, for necessary safety and spacing. Parking for the event will be available in the lower level public parking garage, accessed from Matson Place, or on nearby neighborhood streets.

Carryout food from one of the nearby Incline District restaurants is encouraged; however outside drinks/alcohol will NOT be permitted to be brought on site. No coolers etc. Event staff will sell drinks outside at drink stations or in the lobby bar. Note that the lobby and restrooms will have posted occupancy limits. Landmark officials ask that attendees please respect the guidelines and wear masks inside at all times.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Box Office at (513) 241-6550.

Complete Performance Dates/Times:

  • Friday, August 28 at 8pm
  • Saturday, August 29 at 8pm
  • Friday, September 4 at 8pm
  • Saturday, September 5 at 8pm
  • Friday, September 11 at 8pm SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, September 12 at 8pm SOLD OUT
  • Friday, September 18 at 8pm SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, September 19 at 8pm SOLD OUT
  • Friday, September 25 at 8pm ADDED DATE
  • Saturday, September 26 at 8pm ADDED DATE
  • Friday, October 2 at 8pm CANCELLED
  • Saturday, October 3 at 8pm ADDED DATE
  • Friday, October 9 at 8pm ADDED DATE
  • Saturday, October 10 at 8pm ADDED DATE

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Auditions Announced for THE ODD COUPLE at Covedale Center

CCPATHE ODD COUPLE

Directed by Greg Procaccino
Stage Mananged by Steven Ducker

  • Saturday, June 27th Noon to 4:00pm
  • Sunday, June 28th 6:30pm to 9:30pm
    NO CALLBACKS TO BE HELD

Advance planning for a production is necessary. In order to do that, we have to plan as if it’s happening right now, then await further instruction from local authorities before we actually begin.

The Madcap Education Center
3064 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45211

If you’d like the audition forms sent to you in advance, email
Jennifer Perrino @ Jenniferperrino@clpshows.org

Important Audition Information!

  • ALL ETHNICITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION – ALL ROLES.
  • You will read from the script.
  • Please note: There are also 2 roles for women “The Pigeon Sisters”
  • Must be a minimum of 22 years of age to audition.
  • MUST HAVE A RESUME listing theatrical experience in order to audition.
  • A headshot/picture is appreciated.
  • No more than 2 conflicts will be accepted during the rehearsal process
  • All roles are paid positions. No Roles have been precast.
  • Cast members do not have to be the actual ages of the characters in any of the productions – But must be able to look age appropriate and act accordingly.

THE ODD COUPLE
September 10 – October 4, 2020
By Neil Simon

This classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assemble for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed, and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds, Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born. Winner! 1965 Tony Award, Best Author of a Play

For more information on auditions, contact us at 513.241.6550.

Check us out on the web @ www.CLPShows.org

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