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TDW Releases GOOD WILL as Part of Home View Theatre

TDW_Good Will promoThe Drama Workshop continues its series of short theatrical works released as online videos. The Home View Theatre series continues with the release of GOOD WILL, written by Teri Foltz, and directed by Julie Jordan.

GOOD WILL stars Steve Phelan and Linda Callahan who play adult siblings who are going through items in their recently deceased mother’s garage. They become nostalgic, and then unearth surprises about their mother.

Tickets to stream any of the Home View Theatre productions can be purchased at https://thedramaworkshop.org/homeview-series2 or by calling the box office at (513)598-8303. Single videos are $5 or you can subscribe to the series of six videos for only $25.

Besides GOOD WILL, the second series of Home View Theatre plays includes:

  • The Rules, a comedy by Jessie Faye. As they prepare for a first date, a man and woman reflect on societal pressure, self-doubt, and the complexities of the perfect outfit. TDW is excited to welcome Jeff and Maddy Weinkam to their TDW debut. They will play the couple, and Jeff is directing. The Rules is available now.
  • Vir:Us, a collection of monologues written by a group of TDW artists who began a writer’s group during their pandemic downtime. Each monologue, performed by its author, explores how people try to make connections with others during the pandemic. The group of actor/playwrights consist of Chris Bishop, Betsy Bossart, Stephanie Klein, Lindsey Pullum, Fred Tacon and Eric Thomas. Vir:Us is available now.
  • Second Story Jobs, a comedy by Fred Tacon that portrays what happens when an extremely overworked tooth fairy visits an adult man. The video will be directed by Lynne Aronson and feature Michael Sharon and Rusty Lacy. Second Story Jobs is available now.
  • Indian Sign, a play by Clint Bramkamp. Conflict arises between a man leading a campaign to keep a twenty-eight foot advertising sign depicting a caricature of a Native American and a woman who takes personal offense to the sign. Richard Zenk directs the cast which features Jessie Faye and John McInerney. Indian Sign is available now.
  • I’m Bloody Retired, a comedy by Eric Thomas. Retiring Detective Sergeant Royal is given one last assignment – to train rookie Detective Francis – and one last case — to finally bring down his arch-nemesis. Dennis Murphy will direct and play Detective Royal. The cast also includes Nicholas Dunker, Lindsey Pullum, Chris Bishop, Karen Romero and Stephenie Klein. I’m Bloody Retired will premiere later in April.

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TDW releases INDIAN SIGN on Home View Theatre

TDW_Indian Sign logoThe Drama Workshop’s Home View Theatre series continues with the release of INDIAN SIGN,
written by Clint Bramkamp, and directed by Richard Zenk

INDIAN SIGN is a clever piece about a campaign to save a classic yet controversial piece of roadside Americana, and the objections raised by someone who takes the sign personally. The video version of the play written by Clint Bramkamp is directed by Richard Zenk.  The stage version of INDIAN SIGN made its debut on our stage during Home Brew in 2019. The video features John McInerney and Jessie Faye. Ms Faye was also the author of the first video in Home View Series II: The Rules. Technical support was given by Director of Photography Lon Nease and Sound Engineer Shannon Nease, who both teamed up to edit the video as well. Mr. Nease has also appeared on the Glenmore Playhouse stage in The Philadelphia Story. Director Richard Zenk also directed the prize winning “Brave” on stage as part of Home Brew Theatre in 2019.

Tickets to stream any of the Home View Theatre productions can be purchased at https://thedramaworkshop.org/homeview-series2 or by calling the box office at (513)598-8303. Single videos are $5 or you can subscribe to the series of six videos for only $25.

Besides INDIAN SIGN, the second series of Home View Theatre plays includes:

The Rules, a comedy by Jessie Faye. As they prepare for a first date, a man and woman reflect on societal pressure, self-doubt, and the complexities of the perfect outfit. TDW is excited to welcome Jeff and Maddy Weinkam to their TDW debut. They will play the couple, and Jeff is directing. The Rules is available now.

Vir:Us, a collection of monologues written by a group of TDW artists who began a writer’s group during their pandemic downtime. Each monologue, performed by its author, explores how people try to make connections with others during the pandemic. The group of actor/playwrights consist of Chris Bishop, Betsy Bossart, Stephanie Klein, Lindsey Pullum, Fred Tacon and Eric Thomas. Vir:Us is available now.

Second Story Jobs, a comedy by Fred Tacon that portrays what happens when an extremely overworked tooth fairy visits an adult man. The video will be directed by Lynne Aronson and feature Michael Sharon and Rusty Lacy. Second Story Jobs is available now.

Goodwill, a play by Teri Foltz. While clearing out the garage after their mother’s death, a brother and sister learn of a family secret. The cast includes Linda Callahan and Steve Phelan under the direction of Julie Jordan. Goodwill will be released later in April.

I’m Bloody Retired, a comedy by Eric Thomas. Retiring Detective Sergeant Royal is given one last assignment – to train rookie Detective Francis – and one last case — to finally bring down his arch-nemesis. Dennis Murphy will direct and play Detective Royal. The cast also includes Nicholas Dunker, Lindsey Pullum, Chris Bishop, Karen Romero and Stephenie Klein. I’m Bloody Retired will premiere on later in April.

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THE DRAMA WORKSHOP was founded in 1954. TDW is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing education and promotion of the theatrical arts. The Drama Workshop is widely recognized as one of greater Cincinnati’s most accomplished community theater organizations, garnering dozens of awards annually from the Association of Community Theatres of Greater Cincinnati. TDW’s 2019 production of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” was selected to represent the Southwest Ohio region at the Ohio Community Theatre Association annual conference. TDW was also honored to represent the state of Ohio at the 2013 and 2017 American Association of Community Theatre regional conferences. The Drama Workshop has been recognized by the Cincinnati Preservation Association for their efforts to rehabilitate the former Glenmore Bowl into The Glenmore Playhouse. Prospective members, and individuals or businesses interested in becoming involved or in helping advance TDW’s mission are encouraged to contact the group through our website at www.thedramaworkshop.org, or by phone at 513-598-8303.

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TDW Releases SECOND STORY JOBS on Home View Theatre

TDW_Second Story Jobs promoThe Drama Workshop’s Home View Theatre series continues with the release of SECOND STORY JOBS by Fred Tacon

SECOND STORY JOBS is a comedy that portrays what happens when an extremely overworked tooth fairy visits an adult man. The video is directed by Lynne Aronson and features Michael Sharon as the man and Rusty Lacy as the very tired tooth fairy.  Ms. Lacey has worked with TDW before. Her recent appearances include Mrs. Bradman in Blithe Spirit and Elizabeth Imbrie in The Philadelphia Story.  Michael Sharon lives in Cleveland where over the past 30 years, he has performed in numerous musicals, dramas and comedies, as well as, some filmed works. Alexa Justice served as producer and co-edited the video with her husband Ryan Tinney.

Tickets to stream any of the Home View Theatre productions can be purchased at www.thedramaworkshop.org/homeview or by calling the box office at 513.598.8303. Single videos are $5 or you can subscribe to the series of six videos for only $25.

The second series of Home View Theatre plays include:

  • The Rules, a comedy by Jessie Faye. As they prepare for a first date, a man and woman reflect on societal pressure, self-doubt, and the complexities of the perfect outfit. TDW is excited to welcome Jeff and Maddy Weinkam to their TDW debut. They will play the couple, and Jeff is directing. The Rules premiered on February 12.
  • Vir:Us, a collection of monologues written by a group of TDW artists who began a writer’s group during their pandemic downtime. Each monologue, performed by its author, explores how people try to make connections with others during the pandemic. The group of actor/playwrights consist of Chris Bishop, Betsy Bossart, Stephanie Klein, Lindsey Pullum, Fred Tacon and Eric Thomas. Vir:Us premiered on February 26.
  • Second Story Jobs, a comedy by Fred Tacon that portrays what happens when an extremely overworked tooth fairy visits an adult man. The video will be directed by Lynne Aronson and feature Michael Sharon and Rusty Lacy. Second Story Jobs premieres on March 12.
  • Goodwill, a play by Teri Foltz. While clearing out the garage after their mother’s death, a brother and sister learn of a family secret. The cast includes Linda Callahan and Steve Phelan under the direction of Julie Jordan. Goodwill will premiere on March 26.
  • Indian Sign, a drama by Clint Bramkamp in which conflict arises between a man leading a campaign to keep a twenty-eight-foot sign depicting an outdated view of Native Americans in place and a Native American activist who wants to see the sign taken down. Richard Zenk directs the cast which features Jessie Faye and John McInerney. Indian Sign will premiere on April 9.
  • I’m Bloody Retired, a comedy by Eric Thomas. Retiring Detective Sergeant Royal is given one last assignment – to train rookie Detective Francis – and one last case — to finally bring down his arch-nemesis. Dennis Murphy will direct and play Detective Royal. The cast also includes Nicholas Dunker, Lindsey Pullum, Chris Bishop, Karen Romero and others. I’m Bloody Retired will premiere on April 23.

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THE DRAMA WORKSHOP was founded in 1954. TDW is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing education and promotion of the theatrical arts. The Drama Workshop is widely recognized as one of greater Cincinnati’s most accomplished community theater organizations, garnering dozens of awards annually from the Association of Community Theatres of Greater Cincinnati. TDW’s 2019 production of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” was selected to represent the Southwest Ohio region at the Ohio Community Theatre Association annual conference. TDW was also honored to represent the state of Ohio at the 2013 and 2017 American Association of Community Theatre regional conferences. The Drama Workshop has been recognized by the Cincinnati Preservation Association for their efforts to rehabilitate the former Glenmore Bowl into The Glenmore Playhouse. Prospective members, and individuals or businesses interested in becoming involved or in helping advance TDW’s mission are encouraged to contact the group through our website at www.thedramaworkshop.org, or by phone at 513-598-8303.

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VIR:US, Monologues About Seeking Connections in a Pandemic Now Streaming from The Drama Workshop

TDW_Virus logoThe Drama Workshop’s latest offering as part of our Home Brew Theatre series, is proud to announce VIR:US, Monologues About Seeking Connections in a Pandemic. The six monologues are performed by their authors and range from silly and farcical to poignant and touching.

Single tickets are available at https://thedramaworkshop.org/homeview-series2, for $5, and the full series of Home View Theatre videos can be purchased there as well. A new offering is released every few weeks.

The videos are written and performed by Betsy Bossart, Chris Bishop, Stephanie Klein, Lindsey Pullum, Fred Tacon and Eric Thomas.

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THE RULES Kicks Off TDW’s HOME VIEW THEATRE: SERIES II

TDW_The Rules logoTHE RULES written by Jessie Faye and directed by Jeff Weinkam is available NOW as part of TDW’s HOME VIEW THEATRE: SERIES II.

As they prepare for a first date, a man and woman reflect on societal pressure, self-doubt, and the complexities of the perfect outfit. Featuring Jeff and Maddy Weinkam in their TDW debut!

Get your streaming ticket at www.thedramaworkshop.org/homeview-series2, or get the whole series of six short theatrical works for just $25.

Thank you for supporting local theatre!

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