Nick Cearley on the Playhouse
Actor Nick Cearley on creating innovative theatre that makes an impact, right in your own backyard.
Actor Nick Cearley on creating innovative theatre that makes an impact, right in your own backyard.
Meet James Holloway, who plays Jeremiah in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.
Meet Nandita Shenoy, who plays Jevne in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.
Meet Michael Doherty, who plays Ollie in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.
Meet Peter Hargrave, who plays Bohdi in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.
Meet Kate Eastman, who plays Cath in the world premiere of Tiny Houses.
Meet Nick Cearley, who plays Linus in and is the co-conceiver and dance captain of the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Meet Lauren Molina, who plays Lucy in and is the co-conceiver of the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Meet Rob Morrison, who plays Charlie Brown in the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Meet Brett Ryback, who plays Schroeder in the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Meet Stephanie Anne Johnson, who plays Patty in the actor-musician production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
In the world premiere comedy Tiny Houses, a group of millennials seek fulfillment and meaning in minimalism. But what exactly does that philosophy entail?
Learn more about the creator of Peanuts with these five “little known facts.”
The artists who produced and created the Playhouse’s production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown share their perspectives of the Peanuts’ multigenerational impact on American pop culture.
Playwright Chelsea Marcantel tells us more about constructing the world premiere comedy Tiny Houses.
Tiny Houses is a world premiere comedy about four young adults determined to build a 200-square-foot tiny house.
Meet Ashley Austin Morris, who plays Alicia in The Thanksgiving Play.
Meet Scott Parkinson, who plays Jaxton in The Thanksgiving Play.
Meet Nat DeWolf, who plays Caden in The Thanksgiving Play.
Director Bill Fennelly tells us more about bringing the two-dimensional world of the You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown to life for the Marx stage.
Meet Malkia Stampley who plays Risa in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.
Fall in love all over again with the Peanuts gang in the whimsical musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, featuring delightful songs and a new musical arrangement.
Costume Designer Kara Harmon tells us more about dressing the characters of August Wilson's masterpiece set in the 1960s.
The Thanksgiving Play Director Lisa Portes provides a behind-the-scenes perspective on directing this hilarious new comedy.
Join in the monkey business as the Playhouse presents its final Off the Hill touring show with Ernie Nolan’s adaptation of Eileen Chistelow’s children’s book series, Five Little Monkeys.
Meet Frank Britton, who plays Hambone in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.
Playhouse Artistic Associate Timothy Douglas shares insight into the characters’ journeys and how he directed the cast of this historical drama.
In The Thanksgiving Play, a group of liberal artists attempt to devise a politically correct Thanksgiving play for elementary schools.
Playwright Larissa FastHorse tells us more about crafting The Thanksgiving Play and setting the table for plenty of laughs.
Sound Designer/Composer Matthew M. Nielson shares his notes about composing original music for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open.
Playhouse Associate Artist and Two Trains Running Director Timothy Douglas provides his notes on the significance of revisiting August Wilson's award-winning work.
Watch as a group of liberal artists attempt to devise a politically correct Thanksgiving play in this fresh, satirical comedy.
Playhouse Associate Artist Timothy Douglas provides creative insight into directing August Wilson's Two Trains Running.
Audrey Cefaly shares her notes about writing original song lyrics for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open.
Meet Sophia Macías, who plays Nina in In the Heights.
The long-time regulars of a local diner watch history unfold amidst the civil rights movement in August Wilson’s Two Trains Running.
Meet Stephanie Gomérez, who plays Vanessa in In the Heights.
Meet Karmine Alers, who plays Camila in In the Heights.
Meet Nicolas Garza, who plays Sonny in In the Heights.
Meet Yassmin Alers, who plays Abuela Claudia in In the Heights.
Before beginning rehearsals for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open, playwright Audrey Cefaly provided insight into how she crafted this romantic, imaginative play.
Meet Lillian Castillo, who plays Daniela in In the Heights.
Meet Tony Chiroldes, who plays Kevin Rosario in In the Heights.
The legacy of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights, which features a vibrant community of Latin characters, reflects the changing landscape of American theatre.
Fate plays its hand in this romantic world premiere when co-workers Lina and Roberto find their lives intersecting in mystical ways.
May Adrales tells us about directing this high-energy production of In the Heights.
Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac is adapted into a family-friendly touring production to be performed around Cincinnati.
Lights up on In the Heights, the high-energy, Tony Award-winning musical that started it all for Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Meet the characters of the Tony Award-winning smash hit In the Heights, and learn more about the real-life community they inhabit.
Bruce Cromer takes a moment to share his thoughts on the impact of live theatre.
Take a deeper dive into the acclaimed music and language of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first smash hit.
Meet Terrell Montgomery, who is the bassist for Cincinnati King. Learn about when he started to play music, what has been his all-time favorite project, and what he's enjoyed about performing in this toe-tapping musical.
Meet Ralph Huntley, the pianist in Cincinnati King. Learn about the first time he played piano, what he loves about being a musician, and what he's found most interesting about working on this riveting production.
Meet Seth L. Johnson, who is the Guitarist for Cincinnati King. Learn about how he became a professional musician, what kind of project he's always wanted to work on, and what he's learned from working on this musically rich show.
Meet Richard Livingston Huntley, who is the Music Director and Drummer for Cincinnati King. Learn about his early beginnings as a musician and what he has enjoyed the most about working on this world premiere musical.
Meet Anita Welch, who plays Woman in the world premiere of Cincinnati King. Learn what inspired her to pursue acting, what role changed her life and what she's found most interesting about this Cincinnati-based musical.
Meet Maribel Martinez, who plays Jane Bingley in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Learn how she came into acting and performing, what her favorite part about being an actor is, and what she's found most interesting about this heartwarming production.
Meet John Ford-Dunker, who plays Charles Bingley in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Learn about his early beginnings as an actor, what role has been his favorite and why he's enjoyed this beloved production.
Meet Marina Shay, who plays Elizabeth Darcy in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Learn how she became an actor, what role has been most memorable for her and what she's enjoyed about performing in this charming and witty production.
Music Director and Drummer Richard Livingston Huntley provides his artistic insight into this docu-jukebox musical.
Jane Austen would surely be shocked at the online (unchaperoned!) dating culture of today. Check out what her heroines' dating profiles might have looked like if the internet had existed in the 1800s.
Meet Mary Jo Mecca, who plays Robyn in The Roommate. Learn how she was inspired to pursue acting, where she got her start and what she's enjoyed most about performing in this darkly humorous show.
Celebrate a piece of Cincinnati’s rich history in this world premiere musical about the groundbreaking rise of King Records.
Director Eleanor Holdridge shares her artistic insight on Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, an imagined sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
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.
The Roommate Costume Designer Tracy Christensen discusses her artistic approach to expressing characters Sharon and Robyn in this wickedly fun comedy.
Middle sister Mary finally takes center stage in this charming and romantic sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
Meet Barbara Chisholm, who plays Annie Wilkes in this chilling adaptation of Misery. Learn about her beginnings as an actor, what roles have been most meaningful to her and the many reasons she's enjoying working on this highly entertaining production.
Meet David Whalen, who plays Paul Sheldon in Stephen King's unforgettable story, Misery. Learn what inspired him to act, what role he's dying to play and why he's enjoyed performing in this suspense-filled show.
Meet Kenneth Early, who plays Buster in the spine-tingling production of Misery. Learn how he became an actor, what his favorite role has been and what he's found most interesting about this thrilling, Stephen King adaptation.
In The Roommate, Sharon says, “Everybody just wants to burn it down and start over.” How many of us will take the risk of setting fire to what we know and reinventing ourselves?
Director Tracy Brigden describes the thematic elements of The Roommate and describes her artistic approach to this wickedly fun show.
King Records Month features more than 30 local events including concerts, parties, radio shows, special performances, speaking events, artistic exhibits and more. Here’s a look at just a few of the events that we recommend you check out.
The Jungle Book is fantastical journey about friendship, family and self-discovery.
Fifty-something Sharon takes a leap towards the dark side when she uncovers the secrets of her mysterious roommate in the wickedly funny comedy, The Roommate.
Director Blake Robison chats with us about taking the spine-tingling story of Misery from the page to the Marx stage.
Stephen King’s psychological thriller Misery takes the stage.
One of the most fun ways to see theatre is with a group. The Playhouse has exclusive, customizable group ticket offers for all types of theatregoers. Here’s how you can save.
If you’re new to theatre, or new to the Playhouse, we know that it might be a little intimidating at first glance. We’ve put together this newcomer’s guide to help you navigate your first trip here.