…BLINK AND THEY’RE GONE
The Story: On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut young people, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, run into trouble and seek help at the freaky Frankenstein mansion. However, little did they know that the mansion is inhabited by alien transsexuals from the planet Transylvania and Dr. Frank N Furter is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments.
The Dates: April 5-7, 2012
Tickets and More Information: BTC listing
…NEW THIS WEEK
Miami University Hamilton Theatre
The Story: An original musical created by the members of Miami University Hamilton WoRkShoP Theatre. The play not only features MUHTheatre students and community members, but hosts a variety of area performers in guest spots as well.
The Dates: April 5-14, 2012
Tickets and More Information: 513.785.3022 | BTC listing
The Story: The stage manager takes the audience through Grover’s Corners as two families grow up, marry, live and die. OUR TOWN embraces mundane routine, passionate desire, life changing rituals, and our attempts to grasp the eternal aspects of our existence.
The Dates: April 5-15, 2012
Tickets and More Information: Miami University | BTC listing
BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
Know Theatre of Cincinnati
The Story: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON uses the story of America’s controversial seventh president, “the man who invented the Democratic Party, doubled the size of our nation, and signed the Indian Removal Acts that started the Trail of Tears,” to investigate the attraction and terrors of American populism, using a raucous blend of outrageous comedy, anarchic theatricality and an infectious rock n’ roll soundtrack.
The Dates: March 31-May 12, 2012
Tickets and More Information: Know Theatre of Cincinnati | BTC listing
THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Story: Frank Galati’s Tony Award-winning adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath tells a timeless tale of endurance and hope in a time of hardship. Having survived the drought of the 1930s only to see their home repossessed, the Joad family embarks on a harrowing journey from the Dust Bowl fields of Oklahoma to the fertile orchards of California. But the “promised land” isn’t exactly what they imagined. Can the Joads overcome the injustices that plague a nation in crisis?
The Dates: March 28-April 29, 2012
Tickets and More Information: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company | BTC listing
The Story: In this uproarious comedy, we are introduced to Andy and Norman, producers of a protest magazine. Sophie, an Olympic swimmer and all-American girl who just moved into the apartment next door, pays the young men a good-neighbor visit. From that moment on, Norman is hopelessly smitten. His love for Sophie becomes an obsession, and he literally drives her crazy by ignoring her rejection and constantly interfering in her life. Meanwhile, Andy is preoccupied with fending off creditors and charming the landlady to avoid being evicted for not paying the rent. The situation is eventually resolved through a series of hilarious happenings set forth with the masterly skill and inventiveness that are the hallmarks of Neil Simon.
The Dates: March 29-April 15, 2012
Tickets and More Information: Cedarville Universtiy | BTC listing
TIGERS BE STILL
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
The Story: “This is the story of how I stopped being a total disaster,” announces the heroine of this darkly funny and moving new comedy. Having recently earned her master’s degree, Sherry Wickman finds herself still living at home with a mother who won’t come downstairs and a depressed but smart-alecky sister. Follow Sherry’s quirky misadventures as she lands her first job and tackles her two biggest challenges … getting her mother out of bed and her sister off the couch.
The Dates: March 17-April 15, 2012
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…ENDING THIS WEEK
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Broadway in Cincinnati
The Story: It’s every parent’s nightmare. Your little girl has suddenly become a young woman, and what’s worse, has fallen deliriously in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. Yes, Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has a “normal” boyfriend, and for parents Gomez and Morticia, this shocking development will turn the Addams house downside up.
The Dates: March 27-April 8, 2012
Tickets and More Information: Broadway in Cincinnati | BTC listing | BTC Review |
Xavier University Players
Xenia Area Community Theatre
MY FAVORITE YEAR
Northern Kentucky University
PRELUDE TO A KISS
Oxford Area Community Theatre
PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
REASONS TO BE PRETTY
New Edgecliff Theatre
SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT
Cincinnati Arts Association
THE TEMPTATIONS AND THE FOUR TOPS
Cincinnati Arts Association