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The Carnegie to Host Reading of ANGELS IN AMERICA: PART I MILLENNIUM APPROACHES

TC_Angels in America logoCOVINGTON, KYThe Carnegie is inviting the public to experience a socially distant staged reading of the groundbreaking ANGELS IN AMERICA: PT. 1 MILLENNIUM APPROACHES  on Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 7 p.m. The Carnegie’s Otto M. Budig Theatre. Tickets are $10 and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to local artists.

ANGELS IN AMERICA: PT. 1 MILLENNIUM APPROACHES is Tony Kushner’s epic masterpiece inspired by mid-1980s America. Set against the backdrop of the HIV/AIDS crisis and President Ronald Reagan’s administration, the show details New York City residents as they grapple with the juxtaposed extremes of life and death, love and sex and heaven and hell.

ANGELS IN AMERICA is a production of The Carnegie’s Creative Disruption Committee (The Carnegie CDC), in association with Skylight Empire Productions. Created in 2020, The Carnegie CDC is a consortium of artists, educators, business/marketing and social service professionals designed to a creative engine and rapid response team to the changing situation of live performance in a pandemic world. The Carnegie CDC’s production of the show features actors from both the Greater Cincinnati region as well as New York and is recommended for adults only.

“In continuing with our tradition of bringing innovative and important works to our stage, the upcoming reading of ANGELS IN AMERICA fits our space both in terms of mission and programming perfectly,” said Maggie Perrino, Theatre Director for The Carnegie. “With so many of us currently feeling uncertainty given the pandemic, the timeliness of Tony Kushner’s work will shine through in relating one commonality we all share: the human experience.”

Presented at 7 p.m. Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3, 2021, tickets for ANGELS IN AMERICA: PT. 1 MILLENNIUM APPROACHES: A STAGED READING are $10 per adult. A portion of each ticket sale with support local artists and performers. To order tickets or for more information, please visit www.thecarnegie.com/events.

Support for The Carnegie Creative Disruption Committee programming series is provided by the John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust.

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About The Carnegie
The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at thecarnegie.com or by calling (859) 491-2030. 

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the City of Covington. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign. 

About The Carnegie Theatre Series
The Carnegie Theatre Series produces professional, innovative stagings of an eclectic range of theatrical works. Striving to unite the greater Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati theatre community through partnerships and collaborations, the series engages and nurtures both emerging and established talent, including working professionals, committed part-time theatre artists, university performing arts students and younger students. The Carnegie Theatre Series productions bring together these forces to provide quality theatre for Northern Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati area.

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The Carnegie Announces Innovative, Socially Distant, Home Holiday Program: MERRY SAY WHAT NOW?

TC_Merry Say What Now logoCOVINGTON, KY – Bring the holiday cheer directly to your yard this year with The Carnegie Creative Disruption Committee’s MERRY SAY WHAT NOW?! A mad-lib style holiday show that features your choice of winter story, where the actors come to you.

MERRY SAY WHAT NOW?! features two energetic actors acting out all the parts of your favorite holiday and winter stories. This holiday program is great for children, socially distant neighborhood parties, and family gatherings where patrons can choose from 6 different performance experiences: The Nutcracker, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, The Snow Queen, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Rudolf, or The Gingerbread Man.

“There’s no doubt this holiday season will look different than in years past. This innovative program model invites families to gather, bundle up with cocoa in their front lawn or neighborhood cul-de-sac and we’ll bring some festive holiday cheer at a safe social distance,” said Maggie Perrino, Theatre Director for The Carnegie. “Additionally, proceeds from performances go directly to the performers and production teams who are navigating a series of traditional holiday theatre cancellations.”

Performance bookings begin on November 27 and may be scheduled through January 31. Each performance is $150 and runs 45 minutes. Don’t miss out on this creative holiday performance – reserve your show today. For more information or to book, please visit www.thecarnegie.com/production.

A note on social distancing: Our actors will arrive masked and ready to go in their most festive outdoor gear. Performers will maintain at least 10 feet of space from audience members throughout performances.

MERRY SAY WHAT NOW?! Production Team:

Script adaptations by Ria Villaver Collins, Cassidy Steele, Maggie Perrino, Caleb Redslob, and Thomas Boeing

Directed by Ria Villaver Collins

Produced by Maggie Perrino

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About The Carnegie
The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at thecarnegie.com or by calling (859) 491-2030.

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the City of Covington. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.

About The Carnegie Theatre Series
The Carnegie Theatre Series produces professional, innovative stagings of an eclectic range of theatrical works. Striving to unite the greater Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati theatre community through partnerships and collaborations, the series engages and nurtures both emerging and established talent, including working professionals, committed part-time theatre artists, university performing arts students and younger students. The Carnegie Theatre Series productions bring together these forces to provide quality theatre for Northern Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati area.

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The Carnegie Hosts Halloween Themed Production, SILENT SCREAM

TC_Silent Scream logo2Tickets on Sale Now for Socially Distant Walking Mystery Tour

COVINGTON, KY – Are you dying for something to do this Halloween? Then join The Carnegie Creative Disruption Committee (The Carnegie CDC) for SILENT SCREAM, a small group and socially distant, 60-minute walking tour mystery, running October 29- November 1 at The Carnegie.

Written and directed by Sean P. Mette, SILENT SCREAM is a narrative mystery told one character at a time. Small groups of patrons will tour through a series of rooms and locations in The Carnegie to hear stories from different ghosts and receive new pieces of information to the overarching mystery along the way. 

SILENT SCREAM tells the ghostly tale of Billy Bailey, a promising young actor of the silent screen era. When his fiancé was mysteriously found dead, he became the prime suspect. Before the truth could be revealed, a fire destroyed the theatre and all the evidence within it. Now ghosts roam the theatre where the murder took place, forever searching for the truth. Guests are invited to solve the mystery or maybe, become part of it.

Safety for the audience and actors has been built into the production design of the show. Precautions include physically distant staging, required mask wearing, private party audience tours, and staggered ticketing to keep crowd numbers low. Periodic cleaning throughout the show will also be in place for handrails and other high-touch surfaces. Each tour will have a guide to navigate The Carnegie’s historic campus, and patrons will only be grouped with members of their own party for tours. Please note this tour includes stairs and continuous walking/standing for a period of 60 minutes. Limited mobility accommodations are available, learn more by calling The Carnegie Box Office.

The Carnegie CDC acts as a creative engine and rapid response team to the current struggles of the arts and entertainment industry. It also provides a new community-based structure for performing arts programming, such as safe, socially distant live experiences, like SILENT SCREAM, that follow public health recommendations to keep cast, crew and arts patrons safe.

SILENT SCREAM tours will run 6:50 p.m.  – 9:50 p.m. kicking off in 10-minute increments. Tours are $60 per group, up to six people per group allowed. To purchase SILENT SCREAM tour tickets, call The Carnegie Box Office (open Tuesday-Friday noon to 5 p.m.) at (859) 957-1940 or visit thecarnegie.com.

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The SILENT SCREAM cast and production team:

CAST LIST

  • Billy Bailey – Trevor Browning
  • Helen “Nellie” Rose Ward – Zoe Rose Davidson
  • Edith Louise Dinkley – Hannah Gregory
  • William Kennedy – Kyle Taylor
  • Rachel Lockwood – Rachel Barkalow
  • Virginia Grace O’Connor – Makenzie Ruff
  • Georgia Marsh – Liz Carman
  • The Phantasm – Aiden Sims

PRODUCTION TEAM LIST

  • Written and Directed by Sean P. Mette
  • Producer – Maggie Perrino
  • Production Manager – Ria Villaver Collins
  • Lighting Design – Chanelle Dau Pino

ABOUT THE CARNEGIE

The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center. More information about The Carnegie is available at thecarnegie.com or by calling (859) 491-2030. 

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the City of Covington. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.

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SILENT SCREAM Runs Oct. 29-Nov. 1

TC_Silent Scream logoSILENT SCREAM
The Carnegie Creative Disruption Committee
Oct. 29-Nov. 1
The Carnegie [Covington]

Written and directed by Sean P. Mette
Produced by Maggie Perrino

Cast: Trevor Browning as Billy Bailey, Zoe Rose Davidson as Helen “Nellie” Rose Ward, Hannah Gregory as Edith Louise Dinkley, Kyle Taylor as William Kennedy, Rachel Barkalow as Rachel Lockwood, Makenzie Ruff as Virginia Grace O’Connor, Liz Carman as Georgia Marsh & Aiden Sims as The Phantasm

SILENT SCREAM tells the ghostly tale of Billy Bailey, a promising young actor of the silent screen era. When his fiancé was mysteriously found dead, he became the prime suspect. Before the truth could be revealed, a fire destroyed the theatre and all the evidence within it. Now ghosts roam the theatre where the murder took place, forever searching for the truth. Guests are invited to solve the mystery or maybe, become part of it.

Small groups of patrons will tour through a series of rooms and locations in The Carnegie to hear stories from different ghosts and receive new pieces of information to the overarching mystery along the way. 

  • Thu-Sun, Oct. 29-Nov. 1 from 6:50-9:50pm
    (assigned times, 10-minute increments, maximum 6 people per group)

Please note this tour includes stairs and continuous walking/standing for a period of 60 minutes. Limited mobility accommodations are available, learn more by calling The Carnegie Box Office, open Tuesday-Friday noon to 5 pm at 859.957.1940.

Safety for the audience and actors has been built into the production design of the show. Precautions include physically distant staging, required mask wearing, private party audience tours, and staggered ticketing to keep crowd numbers low. Periodic cleaning throughout the show will also be in place for handrails and other high-touch surfaces. Each tour will have a guide to navigate The Carnegie’s historic campus, and patrons will only be grouped with members of their own party for tours. 

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The Carnegie Hosts Halloween Themed Production, SILENT SCREAM

TC_Silent Scream logoTickets on Sale Now for Socially Distant Walking Mystery Tour

COVINGTON, KY – Are you dying for something to do this Halloween? Then join The Carnegie Creative Disruption Committee (The Carnegie CDC) for SILENT SCREAM, a small group and socially distant, 60-minute walking tour mystery, running October 29- November 1 at The Carnegie.

Written and directed by Sean P. Mette, SILENT SCREAM is a narrative mystery told one character at a time. Small groups of patrons will tour through a series of rooms and locations in The Carnegie to hear stories from different ghosts and receive new pieces of information to the overarching mystery along the way. 

SILENT SCREAM tells the ghostly tale of Billy Bailey, a promising young actor of the silent screen era. When his fiancé was mysteriously found dead, he became the prime suspect. Before the truth could be revealed, a fire destroyed the theatre and all the evidence within it. Now ghosts roam the theatre where the murder took place, forever searching for the truth. Guests are invited to solve the mystery or maybe, become part of it.

Safety for the audience and actors has been built into the production design of the show. Precautions include physically distant staging, required mask wearing, private party audience tours, and staggered ticketing to keep crowd numbers low. Periodic cleaning throughout the show will also be in place for handrails and other high-touch surfaces. Each tour will have a guide to navigate The Carnegie’s historic campus, and patrons will only be grouped with members of their own party for tours. Please note this tour includes stairs and continuous walking/standing for a period of 60 minutes. Limited mobility accommodations are available, learn more by calling The Carnegie Box Office.

The Carnegie CDC acts as a creative engine and rapid response team to the current struggles of the arts and entertainment industry. It also provides a new community-based structure for performing arts programming, such as safe, socially distant live experiences, like SILENT SCREAM, that follow public health recommendations to keep cast, crew and arts patrons safe.

SILENT SCREAM tours will run 6:50-9:50pm kicking off in 10-minute increments. Tours are $60 per group, up to six people per group allowed. To purchase SILENT SCREAM tour tickets, call The Carnegie Box Office (open Tuesday-Friday noon to 5 p.m.) at (859) 957-1940 or visit thecarnegie.com.

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The SILENT SCREAM cast and production team:

CAST LIST

  • Billy Bailey – Trevor Browning
  • Helen “Nellie” Rose Ward – Zoe Rose Davidson
  • Edith Louise Dinkley – Hannah Gregory
  • William Kennedy – Kyle Taylor
  • Rachel Lockwood – Rachel Barkalow
  • Virginia Grace O’Connor – Makenzie Ruff
  • Georgia Marsh – Liz Carman
  • The Phantasm – Aiden Sims

PRODUCTION TEAM LIST

  • Written and Directed by Sean P. Mette
  • Producer – Maggie Perrino
  • Production Manager – Ria Villaver Collins
  • Lighting Design – Chanelle Dau Pino

ABOUT THE CARNEGIE
The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center. More information about The Carnegie is available at thecarnegie.com or by calling (859) 491-2030. 

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the City of Covington. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.

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