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Cast Announced for NANA’S NAUGHTY KNICKERS at The Drama Workshop

TDW_VERTThe Drama Workshop is very happy to announce the cast of NANA’S NAUGHTY KNICKERS, the first show of the 2019-2020 season.

Director Judy Berrens, Producer Elaine Volker welcome Valeria Amburgey as Sylvia Charles (Nana), Tobie Braverman as Vera Walters, Samantha Morrissey Timmons as Bridget Charles, CJ Bossart as Tom O’Grady, Kent Smith as Mr. Schmidt, Stephanie Klein as Heather &  Victoria Covarrubias as Clair. Open spots include 2 UPS men and offstage voice.

The Show runs August 9-25, 2019 at The Glenmore Playhouse, 3716 Glenmore Ave. Cheviot Ohio 45211


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Auditions Announced for HOME BREW THEATER at The Drama Workshop

TDW_Home Brew 2019 logoThe Drama Workshop will hold open auditions for its production of HOME BREW THEATER at 6pm on Sunday, March 31 and 7pm on Monday, April 1 at The TDW ANNEX Building, 3619 Harrison Ave., Cheviot, Ohio, 45211.  (Location details below.)

HOME BREW is TDW’s annual show case of short plays by local authors, accompanied by a reception featuring beer from West Side Brewery.  HOME BREW will run the weekend of June 7-9, 2019.  This year Home Brew Theater is supported by a generous grant from Summer Fair Cincinnati.

 There are 7 directors for the 10 plays.  Auditions will be in front of the panel of directors.

 There are a variety of roles for actors of all genders and ages (except children).

Auditions will consist of cold readings from selected Home Brew short plays.  Please also prepare a one-minute monologue.  A headshot and resume are appreciated but not required. Auditions will be recorded on video for directors who can’ t be present. Videos will NOT be posted to the public.

 Please email questions to the producers at tdw.homebrew@gmail.com

The TDW Annex is located at 3619 Harrison Ave. between the “Game Time” bar and “American Trading”. The sign on the building still says “Angel’s Touch”.


 It’s around the corner and a few doors down from the Glenmore Playhouse.  Please note that you may not park in the lot directly behind 3619 Harrison.  There should be ample street parking, or you may park in the public lot at the corner of Glenmore Ave and Gamble Ave.


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The Drama Workshop’s HOME BREW THEATER Receives Summerfair Grant

TDW_VERTSummerfair Cincinnati has announced The Drama Workshop as a 2019 Special Small Arts Organization Award Recipient and provided a $5,000 grant to support TDW’s HOME BREW THEATER.

Now in its fourth year, HOME BREW is TDW’s celebration of local playwrights and local beer. Presented June 7, 8 and 9, HOME BREW is a performance comprised of ten short plays penned by local playwrights. The production is followed by a reception featuring craft beer donated by West Side Brewing as well as other refreshments. The reception also provides an opportunity for the audience to converse with the actors, directors and playwrights and to share their perspectives on the original plays.

HOME BREW THEATER is presented at TDW’s Glenmore Playhouse, 3716 Glenmore Avenue, Cheviot OH 45211.

For more information visit thedramaworkshop.org or call 513-598-8303.

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The Drama Workshop Announces HOME BREW THEATER Selections

TDW_Home Brew 2019 logoThe Drama Workshop to present HOME BREW THEATER the weekend of June 7-9, 2019 at the Glenmore Playhouse in Cheviot.
The annual festival features productions of short plays by local authors, and a reception featuring local beer. This year again the beer will be supplied by our friends at West Side Brewery.

There was a record number of submissions this year. The selected plays are:

A BETTER PLACE by Eric Thomas

Directed by Patricia Mullins

BRAVE by Jennifer Davis

Directed by Richard Zenk

DENISE’S DO-OVER by Susan Decatur

Directed by  Lynne Aronson

INDIAN SIGN by Clint Bramkamp

Directed by Lynne Aronson

LESSONS by Teri Foltz

Directed by Greg Hatfield


Directed by Elizabeth Beatty

Monologues from /’SE KRITS/ by Robb Willoughby

Directed by Richard Zenk

THE SEMINAR by Chris Charlson

Directed by Julie Jordan


Directed by Ray Lebowski


Directed by Julie Jordan

The Drama Workshop thanks SummerFair CIncinnati for the generous grant in support of Home Brew Theater.

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Additional Audition Date Added to Fill Male Roles in NANA’S NAUGHTY KNICKERS at The Drama Workshop

TDW_VERTThe Drama Workshop is looking for a couple of men for their summer production.

NANA’S NAUGHTY KNICKERS is a slick comedy by a new playwright, Katy DiSavino.

  • TOM O’GRADY – The newest cop on the force, easy going and friendly, potential love interest for Bridget, Nana’s granddaughter. Stage age 20s -30s
  • UPS MAN – Cute and a little lonely. Stage age 20s-30s
  • VOICE – The man at the front desk
  • OTHER UPS MAN (role may be combined with Voice)

An additional audition date has been set for this Thursday, Feb. 28th at 7pm and it will take place at the Drama Workshops new annex. 3619 Harrison Ave, between Game Time and American Gold and Silver. It was Angel’s Touch (sign still on front of building). There’s parking on the street or in Cappels lot in the back off of Gamble. The small parking lot on Harrison between Cappels and Gold and Silver belongs to Gold and Silver and we can’t use it. 

Production dates are Aug. 9-25.

If you have any questions please contact the director, Judy Berrens at goddessofsplendor@yahoo.com

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