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SHERWOOD: The Adventures of Robin Hood Runs May 3-18

SSP_Sherwood logoSHERWOOD: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Sunset Players
May 3-18
Arts Center at Dunham [West Price Hill]

Directed by Dennis Murphy
Produced by John Wesseling

Cast: Nicholas Dunker as Robin of Locksley, Victoria Kirby-Schwarber as Marion, Matt Hannifin as Sir Guy, Kent Smith as Sheriff of Nottingham, Mitchell Worden as Prince John/King Richard, Russ Smith as Friar Tuck, Thurman Allen as Little John & Heather Pfeiffer as Deorwynn

A greedy prince has taken control of England, and it is up to the dashing outlaw Robin Hood to save the day. Join up and take aim with Robin and his band of Merry Men—and women— as they champion the underdog and fight for justice. Laughs, romance and plenty of arrows fly in this all-out comic adventure.

  • Fri-Sat, May 3-4 at 8pm
  • Fri-Sat, May 10-11 at 8pm
  • Sun, May 12 at 3pm
  • Thu, May 16 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, May 17-18 at 8pm

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD Goes ROKCincy Opera at the Arts Center of Dunham’s Free Family Fun Event

MISC_Arts Center At Dunham logoCINCINNATI, OH – March 26, 2019 — Courtesy of a grant from Price Hill Arts CAT and Price Hill Will, the Free Family Fun Series at the Arts Center at Dunham goes through the woods with ROKCincy Opera for Children’s performance of “Little Red Riding Hood” on Saturday, April 6 at 2 pm.

ROKCincy presents the fairy tale we all know and love, but with uniquely ROKCincy twists and humor. The performance is 40 minutes in length and includes a Q&A session with performers afterward. ROKCincy, Roundabout Opera for Kids: Cincinnati, is a non-profit program with a mission to introduce young people to the thrill of live, fully staged opera and to give developing professional musicians an opportunity to hone their performance skills through experience.

All Free Family Fun Series performances are on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. The remaining series includes:

  • May 18, 2019 Five Little Monkeys by Ernie Nolan, adapted from the series of books by Eileen Christelow and performed by the Playhouse in the Park’s Off the Hill Productions. Going shopping, baking cakes, sitting in trees and jumping on beds. Mayhem ensues in this zany plat told in cumulative verse as five silly simian siblings insist on doing things their own way. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Reservations for performances in the ACAD FREE Family Fun Series can be made online (www.sunsetplayers.org) or by calling 513-588-4988.

The Arts Center at Dunham is an arts center for the west side of Cincinnati and its vision is to provide affordable creative and performing arts for Price Hill and surrounding communities. Housed in one of the three remaining buildings of what was the first municipally owned tuberculosis sanatorium in the United States, the Arts Center includes a 350-seat performance venue as well as extensive studio and programming space. The Arts Center is located in the Dunham Recreation Complex. See what is happening at the Arts Center at Dunham on Facebook.

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Catch Us and Our Shorts with Sunset Players’ One Act Plays

ssp_youve caught us in our shorts logoCINCINNATI, OH – February 20, 2019 — Sunset Players presents five one act plays in You Caught Us in Our Shorts—for the Sixth Time at The Art Center at Dunham (1945 Dunham Way, Cincinnati, OH 45238).

The one act plays are:

  • The Philadelphia by David Ives
    Celebrates and mocks how we cope with negativity and everyday hardship in the City of Brotherly Love. Cast includes Jef Brown, Mark Motz and Kaitrin McCoy.
  • The Next Level by AK Forbes
    Trapped in between this world and the next, two ghosts try to communicate with their grieving son. Cast includes Helen Swartwout, Jim Swartwort and Zac Newman.
  • Breaking and Entering by AK Forbes
    A married couple’s attempt to spice up their love life with a role-playing game is inadvertently interrupted by an inexperienced burglar. Cast includes Jordan Schneider, Kaitrin McCoy and Nick Young.
  • Bad Connection by AK Forbes
    Two sales associates attending an out-of-town conference wake up together with no memory of the night before. Cast includes Meagan Blasch and Dan Maloney.
  • The Other Room by Ariadne Blayde
    A brilliant teenager with autism has a chance encounter with a popular classmate that leads to growing connection between them and his inner life. Cast includes Justin Bourne, Shannon Watts, Russ D. McGee, Zac Newman, Thomas Riggs, Evan Rogers and Irving L. Straun Jr. as Talbott.

Performances are March 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16. All shows are at 8PM, except Thursday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.  Cincinnati State’s Interpreter Training Program will provide sign language interpreting for the deaf community on Saturday, March 9.

Tickets are $15 general admission or $13 for seniors, students or groups of 10 or more and can be purchased online at the Sunset Players website (www.sunsetplayers.org) or at the door. Tickets can also be reserved by calling 513-588-4988.

In its 39th season, Sunset Players, Inc. is a community theater group located on the west side of Cincinnati. Founded in 1979, the group performs at the Arts Center at Dunham and has produced more than 120 plays. Its mission is to bring a smile, and its plays include comedies, farces, dramatic comedies and musical comedies—as long as there is some “comedy” in the performance somewhere. For more information about season, visit our website at www.sunsetplayers.org or like us on Facebook.

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The Cincinnati Ballet Leaps to the Arts Center of Dunham for Free Family Fun

MISC_Arts Center At Dunham logoCINCINNATI, OH – February 18, 2019 — Courtesy of a grant from Price Hill Arts CAT and Price Hill Will, the Free Family Fun Series at the Arts Center at Dunham features plies and arabesques with the Cincinnati Ballet on Saturday, March 2 at 2 pm.

CB_new logoDancers from the prestigious Cincinnati Ballet will provide an exciting peek into the typical day in the life of professional dancers. Audience members will learn the fundamentals of the art of ballet and gain an understanding of the discipline and athleticism required for a professional career in ballet. A dance demonstration with audience participation and a question and answer discussion are included.

All Free Family Fun Series performances are on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. The remaining series includes:

  • April 6, 2019 ROKCincy Opera for Children: “Little Red Riding Hood”
    ROKCincy presents the fairy tale we all know and love, but with uniquely ROKCincy twists and humor. The performance is 40 minutes in length and includes a Q&A session with performers afterward. ROKCincy, Roundabout Opera for Kids: Cincinnati, is a non-profit program with a mission to introduce young people to the thrill of live, fully staged opera and to give developing professional musicians an opportunity to hone their performance skills through experience.
  • May 18, 2019 Five Little Monkeys by Ernie Nolan, adapted from the series of books by Eileen Christelow and performed by the Playhouse in the Park’s Off the Hill Productions. Going shopping, baking cakes, sitting in trees and jumping on beds. Mayhem ensues in this zany plat told in cumulative verse as five silly simian siblings insist on doing things their own way. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Reservations for performances in the ACAD FREE Family Fun Series can be made online (www.sunsetplayers.org) or by calling 513-588-4988.

The Arts Center at Dunham is an arts center for the west side of Cincinnati and its vision is to provide affordable creative and performing arts for Price Hill and surrounding communities. Housed in one of the three remaining buildings of what was the first municipally owned tuberculosis sanatorium in the United States, the Arts Center includes a 350-seat performance venue as well as extensive studio and programming space. The Arts Center is located in the Dunham Recreation Complex. See what is happening at the Arts Center at Dunham on Facebook.

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Cast Announced for SHERWOOD: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD at Sunset Players

SSP_logoSunset Players is pleased to announce the cast of SHERWOOD: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD by Ken Ludwig. Performances will run May 3-18.  Sherwood is directed by Dennis Murphy and produced by John Wesseling.

  • Robin of Locksley………………….Nicholas Dunker
  • Marion………………………………….Victoria Kirby-Schwarber
  • Sir Guy…………………………………..Matt Hannifin
  • Sheriff of Nottingham……………Kent Smith
  • Prince John/King Richard……….Mitchell Worden
  • Friar Tuck………………………………Russ Smith
  • Little John……………………………..Thurman Allen
  • Deorwynn……………………………..Heather Pfeiffer

Along with the talents of Jeff Carter, Katherine Anderson, Shelley Carter and Corrine Worrell playing a variety of roles.

For more information visit www.sunsetplayers.org

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