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Cast Announced for THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at Falcon Theatre

FT_logoFalcon Theatre has announced the cast for THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE running Jan. 27-Feb. 11.

The cast includes:

  • Craig Branch as Ransome Foster
  • Erin Carr as Hallie Jackson
  • Allen R. Middleton as Bert Barricune
  • Derek Snow as Jim Mosten
  • Mike Hall as Liberty Valance
  • Terry Gosdin as Marshal Johnson
  • Nathan Tubbs as Jake Dowitt/Gang/Student/etc
  • Paul Kerford Wilson as Deputy/Gang/Student/etc
  • Jay Dallas Benson as Mourner/Gang/Student/etc
  • Ed Cohen as the Narrator

The show is directed by Tara Williams. For more information visit http://falcontheater.net.


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TOXIC AVENGER The Musical Runs Sept. 30-Oct. 15

ft_the-toxic-avenger-logoTOXIC AVENGER The Musical
Falcon Theatre
Sept. 30-Oct. 15

Directed by Charles Russell
Music direction by Jay P. Myers
Choreographed by Pam Blessing

Cast: Zach Huffman, Katie McCarthy, Amy Grace Curtis, DeAndre Smith & Robert Breslin

Based on a 1984 cult classic, this romantic musical features a nerd-turned-hero who tries to clean up corruption in New Jersey. Falcon is proud to present this regional premiere to the Cincinnati area.

  • Fri-Sat, Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at 8pm
  • Thu-Sat, Oct. 6-8 at 8pm
  • Thu-Sat, Oct. 13-15 at 8pm

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Auditions Announced for RABBIT HOLE at Falcon Theatre

FT_logoFalcon is pleased to offer auditions for RABBIT HOLE on September 13-14, 2016 at Falcon Theatre.

Please be prepared for cold readings from the script. All positions paid. RABBIT HOLE runs Fridays, Saturdays and two Thursdays, March 24 through April 8th.

Questions? Contact director Tracy Schoster at tschoster@falcontheatre.net


  • Becca—a grieving mother in her late thirties or early forties. Tough and uncompromising, she cannot tolerate insincerity or impracticality.
    Howie—Becca’s husband, a patient man who specializes in pretending everything is fine.
  • Izzy—Becca’s younger sister, in her late twenties or early thirties. A perennial party girl who never grew up, Izzy is still trying to find herself.
  • Nat—Becca and Izzy’s mother, an opinionated alcoholic with a knack for sticking her foot in her mouth.
  • Jason—an awkward and nerdy seventeen-year-old boy who accidentally killed Becca and Howie’s son when the little boy ran in front of his car.

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Cincinnati LAB Theatre Premieres New Works


August 4 – 13, 2016

FT_logoCINCINNATI, July 7, 2016 — Cincinnati LAB Theatre’s New Works Festival will present two fully staged workshop productions and two original play readings in a rotating festival repertoire over two weekends, August 4 – August 13, 2016.  All performances will be presented at Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth St, Newport, KY.

Cincinnati LAB Theatre, now in its third producing season, is thrilled to find a permanent home and begin an exciting new partnership as a division of Falcon Theatre.  Cincinnati LAB Theatre’s past productions include Buckeye by Elizabeth a. Harris, An Evening with Stephen Crane by Phil Paradis, and Identity: An Evening of Three Twenty-Minute Plays.

Part of Cincinnati LAB Theatre’s mission is to provide area playwrights with opportunities to develop their work through a traditional workshop process, while utilizing some of the area’s finest professional actors. Cincinnati LAB Theatre’s New Works Festival is comprised of three different series that will present new and innovative works in various stages of development, encourage open and honest discussions, and allow audiences an inside look into the creative process.

WORKSHOP SERIES:   The New Works Festival Workshop Series will present two brand-new worskhop productions written by local playwrights:

CHASE THE DRAGON by Kirk Sheppard.  Peter wants to make a difference; his chosen career path should allow him to do so.  But sometimes people run from their past, and other times they chase it. CHASE THE DRAGON is a brand-new play by Kirk Sheppard that explores the lives of at-risk youth and what happens when we don’t have a handle on our own history.  Directed by Jared D. Doren.  Cast:  Carter Bratton, Rupert Spraul, Bob Allen, Tess Talbot and Henry Howland.  Performances August 4, 6, and 12, 2016, at 8pm.

JUDAS by Elizabeth a. Harris.  A betrayer, an outcast, a pariah, the lowest of the low: This is Judas. Or is it? How would our views of Christianity and the Messiah change if we discovered Judas was actually Jesus’ most trusted disciple? JUDAS, a new play by Elizabeth a. Harris, based on the Gospel of Judas, examines the limits of love and self-sacrifice and asks the question: “What would you do if the person you loved most in the world asked you to perform the ultimate betrayal for the good of all humanity?”  Directed by Elizabeth a. Harris.  Cast:  Brian Berendts and Derek Snow.  Performances August 5, 11, and 13, 2016 at 8pm.

DISCOVERY SERIES:  The New Works Festival Discovery Series will complement our Workshop Series productions.  Guest speakers and/or panelists will lead pre-show discussions that focus on social themes and current topics related to the productions.  Pre-performance lectures are scheduled on Thursday, August. 4 (CHASE THE DRAGON) and Thursday, August 11 (JUDAS) at 7pm.

PLAY READING SERIES:  The New Works Festival Play Reading Series will present readings of new plays currently under development by local playwrights.

3SOME by Brian Griffin.  Expectations are shattered and lives are changed when three strangers meet one evening and get something none of them bargained for. Saturday, August 5, 2016 at 5:30pm.

MEDUSA IN YOU by Valetta Anderson.  The murder of the innocents is something no people forget.  And the innocents are every woman’s child, whatever age and swaddled in any color of skin.  Saturday, August 12, 2016 at 5:30pm.

Single Tickets and 2016 New Works Festival All-Access Pass

Single tickets to the 2016 Cincinnati LAB Theatre New Works Festival may be purchased online in advance or at the door.

Workshop Series:

  • $15 Adult – General Admisssion per performance
  • $10 Student – General Admission per performance

Play Reading Series:  

  • $5 – General Admission per performance

Discovery Series:

  • Pre-performance lectures are free and open to the public.

All-Access Pass

  • Save $15 and experience all that Cincinnati LAB Theatre has to offer this season!  2016 All-Access Passes are on sale now for $25.  2016 All-Access passes allow general admission entry for passholders into all 2016 Cincinnati LAB Theatre New Works Festival events.

To purchase Single Tickets or a 2016 ALL ACCESS Pass online please visit:

About Cincinnati LAB Theatre
Cincinnati LAB Theatre is an organization for established and emerging playwrights and performers in the Greater Cincinnati area and is dedicated to a collaborative creative process that will present established works of drama and develop new plays through a traditional workshop model. Cincinnati LAB Theatre will provide a solid platform for artists to cultivate, strengthen, and hone their artistic crafts and talents and offer quality theatre for Cincinnati audiences.

Cincinnati LAB Theatre is a division of Falcon Theatre.

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Auditions Announced for TOXIC AVENGER: The Musical at Falcon Theater

FT_logoFalcon Theatre is proud to announce for TOXIC AVENGER: The Musical, directed by Charlie Russell & music direction by Jay P. Myers.

Audition dates are May 16 & 17 from 7-10pm at Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth St, Newport KY 41071.

The show will run September 30 through October 15.  All parts are paid. The part of the Toxic Avenger is already cast.

Available Roles:

  • Sarah, The Blind Librarian
    The classic heroine. Blind. Very sexy and sensual. Always speaks exactly what’s on her mind. An aspiring writer of graphic romance novels.
    Gender: female Age: 20’s to 30’s
    Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: G3
  • Mayor Babs Belgoody / Ma Ferd / Nun
    As the Mayor, she is corrupt and scheming. Accepts loads of cash in return for storing the toxic waste. Set on one day being the governor of New Jersey by any means necessary.  The Mayor and Ma Ferd sing a duet “together”.
    Gender: female Age: 40s to 50s
    Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: G3
  • Black Dude
    Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as Professor Ken, Sluggo the bully, Little Old Lady, and Shinequa the friend.  Physically versatile with strong dialects.
    Gender: male Age: 20s to 40s
    Vocal range top: D6 Vocal range bottom: A3
  • White Dude
    Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as Dr. Fishbein, Bozo the bully, Sal the cop, and Lorenzo the hairdresser.  Physically versatile with strong dialects.
    Gender: male Age: 20s to 40s
    Vocal range top: B5 Vocal range bottom: A3

For auditions please prepare:

  • 16-32 bars of a song, with sheet music, in the style of the show (rock). No a capella auditions will be permitted
  • Be prepared to participate in cold readings from the script and wear comfortable clothing for movement auditions.

Questions? Please contact Charlie Russell at directorchas@gmail.com.

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