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Spotlight on Margaret Atwood

October 1, 2019
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Margaret Atwood is one of the most prolific storytellers of our time. In her 1996 novel Alias Grace, Atwood revisits one of the most notorious true crimes in Canadian history.

Playwright's Notes by Jennifer Blackmer

September 13, 2019
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Blackmer reveals her artistic perspective on adapting Margaret Atwood's spine-tingling, best-selling novel Alias Grace.

A Legacy of New Work

September 11, 2019
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From dramas to comedies to musicals, the American theatre has benefited greatly from the vision and craftsmanship now synonymous with the Playhouse.

Unlocking the Memory

September 5, 2019
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Director Blake Robison shares his perspective on Margaret Atwood’s mind-bending thriller Alias Grace.

A Closer Look at the Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre Remodel

August 30, 2019
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Over the summer, the Playhouse underwent renovations to the newly renamed Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre. Capital Projects Manager Phil Rundle offers historical information, project details and additional insight on the remodel.

A Mystery of the Mind

August 29, 2019
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Based on the novel by master storyteller Margaret Atwood, the spine-tingling mystery of Alias Grace will chill you to the bone.

Nationally Recognized. Locally Crafted.

September 26, 2018
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For each Playhouse production, a team of nationally recognized designers partners with our resident crew at the Gilbert Avenue Scene Shop to bring to life the world of the story as envisioned by the director.

ICYMI: College Students Save Big

August 3, 2018
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You don’t need to hop a Megabus to New York to experience some of the very best of American theatre. The two-time Tony Award-winning Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park invites college students to check out top-notch theatre at seriously affordable prices.

The Feminine Mystique Through Erma Bombeck's Lens

June 28, 2017
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In 1963, suburban housewives rushed out of their homes to purchase what would quickly become one of the most subversive books of the decade: "The Feminine Mystique," written by feminist author and activist Betty Friedan.

Erma Bombeck Book Club, Featuring Playwrights Allison Engel and Margaret Engel

June 28, 2017
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It’s likely no surprise that theatre fans are 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.