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The Musical Stylings of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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Though the original production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS premiered in 1982, the story vaguely takes place in the 1960s and uses its toe-tapping musical score to invite the audience to examine the pop culture of that era.

5 Questions with David Meyers

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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Meet David Meyers, who makes his Playhouse debut as Mr. Mushnik in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and find out what he enjoys most about acting and performing across the country.

A Peek Inside the LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Movie Sing-Along

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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On Sunday, Jan. 29, fans rushed to grab their complimentary Seymour glasses in preparation to sing along with their favorite tunes from the 1986 movie-musical starring Rick Moranis.

A Behind the Scenes Look at Audrey II

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is a co-production between Portland Center Stage at the Armory in Portland, Oregon, and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. The musical features the same touring cast and production crew and reflects the artistic efforts of both theatres.

5 Questions with Nick Cearley

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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Nick Cearley makes his Playhouse debut as Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, but this Ohio-native has been singing and dancing in the Tri-state since childhood. Meet Nick and find out more about how he received his training, why he decided to become an actor and what roles he loves best.

Join Our JANE EYRE Book Club!

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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It’s likely no surprise that theatre fans are also often avid readers. A good story is a good story, after all. This year some of the best stories in the Playhouse season — from A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY and JANE EYRE to ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END — were all inspired by great books.

Taking Center Stage: Margaret Ivey's Journey from Internship to Leading Lady

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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This month, actress Margaret Ivey moves into the spotlight as JANE EYRE in Polly Teale’s adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, under the direction of Playhouse Associate Artist KJ Sanchez.

5 Questions with Michael Sharon

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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Michael made his Playhouse debut in AVENUE X (2001), and he is thrilled to return this season as Rochester in JANE EYRE.

5 Questions with Christine Toy Johnson

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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Christine Toy Johnson makes her Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut as Bessie, Blanche Ingram, Grace Poole and Diane Rivers in JANE EYRE.

5 Questions with Rebecca Hirota

June 13, 2017
Natalie Clare
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Rebecca Hirota makes her Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park debut in JANE EYRE as Helen Burns, Adele and Mary Rivers.