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The Story Collective of Cincinnati
May 10-15
Fitton Center for the Creative Arts [Hamilton]

Directed by Ed Cohen
Musical direction by Mark Femia
Choreographed by Maria Huey

Cast: Kayla Stroud as Our Ingenue, Will Ellis as Our Hero, Susan Jung as Our Friend & Gabe Hoyer as Our Villain

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is a musical about musicals! In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim. The basic plot: June is an ingenue who can’t pay the rent and is threatened by her evil landlord. Will the handsome leading man come to the rescue? The variations are a Rodgers & Hammerstein version, set in Kansas in August; a Sondheim version, featuring the landlord as a tortured artistic genius who slashes the throats of his tenants in revenge for not appreciating his work; a Jerry Herman version, as a splashy star vehicle; an Andrew Lloyd Webber version, a rock musical with themes borrowed from Puccini; and a Kander & Ebb version, set in a speakeasy in Chicago. An entertaining comic valentine to musical theatre.

  • Tue-Fri, May 10-13 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, May 14 at 2pm & 7:30pm
  • Sun, May 15 at 2pm

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Call to Artists for 50th Hamilton Current Art Show


Center Court, photo by Peggy Steinberg from Hamilton Current 2019.

With Artwork to be Projected on the Side of the Building!

Hamilton, Ohio. The Fitton Center’s 50th Hamilton Current regional art competition is going to big this year, very big! Artwork from this year’s selected artists will be projected in wall-scale images on the Fitton Center’s exterior in an exciting new week-long outdoor digital presentation.  Ongoing social media artist features will also be an extension of the show.  Artworks chosen for Cash Awards and Honorable Mention Awards by judges will be physically installed in the ground floor Monument Gallery at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave, Hamilton OH.

Open to adult visual artists residing within 60 miles of Hamilton, Ohio, this all-media competition places no limits on style, content, form or theme. Due to the style of this year’s projected presentation, all submissions must be in a high-resolution digital format.

Online Entry details: https://www.fittoncenter.org/call-to-artists
Facebook Event Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/302226581333407

Persephone – Ink, Alcohol Marker, Prismacolor Pencil & Acrylic Paint by Jamie Schorsch from Hamilton Current 2019.

The opening event at the Fitton Center’s Monument Avenue Pergola will be from 8pm-12am on Friday May 28 and the outdoor projections will continue to run every evening through Friday June 4.

For information about the exhibition, artwork submissions and the exhibitions events, please contact Cathy Mayhugh Director of Exhibitions, Fitton Center for Creative Arts 513 863 8873 x 122 or cathy@fittoncenter.org

“The Fitton Center is already getting great feedback from area artists who are excited about the opportunity to share their artwork in a big way!” said Cathy Mayhugh, Director of Exhibitions. “We’re looking forward to sharing these events with our creative community.”

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts is located at 101 S. Monument Avenue on the Riverfront in downtown Hamilton, Ohio.

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THRILLS ON WHEELS Outdoor Mobile Cinema to be Featured as Part of The Fitton Center’s Ongoing Innovative Outdoor Community Programming

MISC_Fitton Center logoHamilton, Ohio. The Fitton Center for Creative Arts in Hamilton, Ohio continues its innovative outdoor programming this fall, announcing a new partnership with the Reels on Wheels outdoor mobile cinema, with a screening event on the North Lawn of the Fitton Center, next Saturday October 10, with the first screening session will be at 7:30 pm and second at 8:30 pm.

After a successful summer of safe, family-friendly indie films, the Cindependent Film Festival announces a new film line-up just in time for a spooky October: Thrills on Wheels is a fun spin on the organization’s COVID-response project, Reels on Wheels. The program features five eerie short films from local, national, and international filmmakers. Thrills on Wheels events are free, and Cindependent Film Festival.

The event is family friendly, but parents and guardians are advised that some titles are rated PG. Tickets are FREE, however reservations for the one-hour screening blocks must be made online at: www.cindependentfilmfest.org. Screenings will be open to multiple households at a time, with social distancing markers set up for safe seating. Guests should bring their own chairs and wear masks when arriving.

The event is presented in association with the Hamilton Parks Conservancy, Operation Pumpkin and the Historic Hamilton Log Cabin. The Log Cabin will be open have free entry from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and the screenings are a part of the events happening all over downtown Hamilton as part Operation Pumpkin’s abridged activities this year.

“We love sharing movie experiences,” Cindependent Executive Director Allyson West states. “Cindependent always goes above and beyond when connecting with audiences, and ‘Thrills on Wheels’ is no exception. Costumes are encouraged, the cinema is going to be decked out with ghoulish decor, and the films have been curated specifically to give viewers goosebumps up the back of their necks.”

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts is located at 101 S. Monument Avenue on the Riverfront in downtown Hamilton, Ohio.

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Fitton Center and Pyramid Hill Announce A New Live Performance Series

MISC_Fitton Center logoHamilton, Ohio. The Fitton Center for Creative Arts and Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in in Hamilton, Ohio are pleased to announce that they are partnering on a brand new outdoor concert series, Fitton on the Hill! Presented in Pyramid Hill’s outstanding covered outdoor pavilion.

The Just Strange Brothers kick things off, 7pm Friday 18 September with a 70s & 80s Jukebox. The Just Strange Brothers, present a night of classic 70s & 80s music, including hits from Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie, Earth Wind Fire, Toto, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Marvin Gaye, and much, much more!

Friday October 2 at 7pm will be a family style event with Cincinnati’s favorite puppet theater, Madcap Puppets bringing the classic fairytale of Pinocchio to life.

And the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra will feature vocalist Mandy Gaines for a special afternoon of Big Band Jazz on Sunday October 4 at 2pm with a performance of classic jazz standards, the Great American Songbook and Big Band Swing!

The Fitton Center & Pyramid Hill have been working closely with the Butler County Health department on all planning for the event, and all seating groups or family units will be set with socially distant spacing, with plenty of room to move. Masks will be required for all patrons when not in their designated seats. Free parking will be available on site, and venue entrance drop-off for patrons will be available for all performances.

Tickets can be purchased from the Fitton Center Box Office at fittoncenter.org or by phone at 513 863 8873. Online sales will be limited to a maximum of 4 seats. For family group sales of 5 or more seats, please call the box office. Tickets for the 70s & 80s Jukebox and Big Band Jazz are $27 for Fitton Center and Pyramid Hill Members and $33 for non-members. Tickets for Pinocchio are $8 & $10 respectively.

For additional information about the Fitton on the Hill, please contact Fitton Center Executive Director by phone at:
or by email at ian@fittoncenter.org.

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts is located at 101 S. Monument Avenue on the Riverfront in downtown Hamilton, Ohio.

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Fitton Center for Creative Arts Closing Through April 6

MISC_Fitton Center logoWith Patrons, Performers and Staff in mind, the Fitton Center for Creative Arts is closed to the public at 5:00pm Friday, March 13th until Monday, April 6th.

During this time, staff will have full access to their emails and voicemail. We request your patience as we work to answer any questions you may have.

We’ll continue to keep everyone updated through multiple formats, including email and social media. If you have any direct questions, please call on 513 863 8873 x110 or email at: frontdesk@fittoncenter.org.

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