Imagine Yourself in a Telenovela

March 24, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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Take a look at some of the most recognizable telenovela story lines, and imagine what you would do in the given circumstances.

DESTINY OF DESIRE: Playwright's Notes by Karen Zacarías

March 6, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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The writer shares artistic insight into crafting this enormously entertaining stage comedy.

5 Questions with Gamal Chasten

March 5, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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Gamal plays Emmitt Weatherman/Crawfish/Ensemble in the world premiere production of americUS, written and performed by Universes performance ensemble.

ACTUALLY: Playwright's Notes by Anna Ziegler

March 5, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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The writer shares important context for Actually, a new play about gender, race and consent on a college campus.

Beyond the Stage: Raise Your Voice, Cincinnati

March 2, 2020
Rachel Kazee
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Inspired by americUS? Learn more about arts organizations in Cincinnati with similar art forms and missions.

Examining Complicated Truths

February 27, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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Director Bridget Leak sheds light on her artistic perspective of Anna Ziegler’s new play, Actually.

One Night on a College Campus

February 26, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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Actually is a thought-provoking new play that grapples with the deep complexities of gender, race and consent.

Watch the Drama Unfold

February 19, 2020
Erica Reid
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Playhouse Associate Artist and playwright Karen Zacarías tells us more about Destiny of Desire, a switched-at-birth comedy and homage to Latin American soap operas.

A Switched-at-Birth Comedy

February 19, 2020
Erica Reid
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Burning passion, cunning deception and outrageous melodrama combine in Destiny of Desire, presented by Leading Ladies.

Beyond the Stage: BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY

February 18, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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See how you can stay engaged in the world of 1950s rock and roll.

Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper and The Crickets

January 28, 2020
Gigi Relic
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Learn more about the band that sprung Buddy Holly into rock and roll fame and the singers who accompanied him on the Winter Dance Party bus tour.

An Inspiration for Rock and Roll Legends to Come

January 24, 2020
Gigi Relic
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Buddy Holly is considered one of the most influential creative forces in early rock and roll. See what other rock and roll legends have said about him.

A Modest Mouse in a Great, Big World

January 14, 2020
Gigi Relic
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Embark on an adventure as the Playhouse presents its second Off the Hill touring production this season with E.B. White’s endearing classic.

Breaking Bounds

January 14, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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Take a closer look at Universes, the theatre company that's using poetry, music and dance to bring their world premiere americUS to life on the Rosenthal Shelterhouse stage.

Right here. Right now.

January 9, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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Universes performance ensemble fuses theatre, poetry, dance and music to create a compelling theatrical collage of contemporary America that will challenge, move and entertain you.

Rock to the Rhythm and the Blues

January 9, 2020
Erica Reid
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Director Marcia Milgrom Dodge gives us a closer look at the sensational musical memoir Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.

Rock and Roll 'til the Early, Early Night!

January 9, 2020
Erica Reid
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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story explores Holly’s meteoric rise to rock and roll stardom in the most fitting way possible: through an electrifying performance of his iconic catalogue of music.

Flashback Fridays Fashion Inspiration for BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY

January 7, 2020
Natalie Hulla
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Get in the groove for this sensational musical by assembling your favorite retro ensemble for Flashback Fridays.

Beyond the Stage: 2 PIANOS, 4 HANDS

January 2, 2020
Gigi Relic
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Stay engaged with the entertaining musical comedy by learning piano basics, attending local events and venues, and checking out musical apps.

More Than Entertainment: The Playhouse's Sensory-Friendly Performance

December 11, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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To provide better accessibility, the Playhouse hosts a special, sensory-friendly matinee performance of A Christmas Carol each season.

A Word from the Spotlight

December 10, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Bruce Cromer takes a moment to share his thoughts on the impact of live theatre.

Thoughts from the Creators of 2 PIANOS, 4 HANDS

November 15, 2019
Gigi Relic
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Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt reflect on the success of 2 Pianos, 4 Hands and what has made it connect to over two million audience members worldwide.

Beyond the Stage: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT

November 15, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Stay connected to The Lifespan of a Fact by checking out interviews with John D'Agata and Jim Fingal, learning more about the characters' jobs and enjoying related films.

John D'Agata and Jim Fingal: In Real Life

November 8, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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The Lifespan of a Fact reflects real events, real people and a real essay. Take a closer look at their lives and careers.

Meet This Season's Associate Artists

October 22, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Three nationally acclaimed theatre artists work closely with Artistic Director Blake Robison on season planning, new play development and community engagement.

Music in the Key of Comedy

October 16, 2019
Erica Reid
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In 2 Pianos, 4 Hands, piano wizardry and laugh-out-loud comedy come together to tell the story of Richard and Ted’s life-long pursuit of becoming concert pianist superstars.

A Whip-Smart Comedy of Conflict

October 8, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Director Wendy C. Goldberg delivers her perspective on helming The Lifespan of a Fact in this feature Q&A.

Beyond the Stage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

October 2, 2019
Gigi Relic
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Stay engaged with the story by listening to our recommended podcasts, reading books by the author who inspired the musical and attending local events.

A Battle of Fact vs. Fiction

October 2, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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A critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway play, The Lifespan of a Fact is a fast-paced, blistering comedy.

Rosa Guy and the Novel That Inspired ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

September 27, 2019
Gigi Relic
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Caribbean-born writer Rosa Guy is best known for her young adult novels and the story that inspired Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty to create Once on This Island.

Director's Notes by Wendy C. Goldberg

September 27, 2019
Natalie Hulla
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Playhouse Associate Artist Wendy C. Goldberg shares her artistic perspective of the Broadway comedy The Lifespan of a Fact.

Playwright's Notes by Jennifer Blackmer

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

An Enchanting Musical Fairy Tale

September 5, 2019
Erica Reid
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Director and Choreographer Robert Barry Fleming takes us behind the scenes of the joyous and uplifting, Tony Award-winning musical Once on This Island.