Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is premiering a fascinating new play by Gina Gionfriddo called Rapture, Blister, Burn about two ex-best friends jealous of each other’s lives. One of the lead actors, Jen Joplin, joins Rick Pender to talk about the play, her character, and some of today’s issues the play addresses.
Sculptor Rondle West talks with our Jane Durrell about his upcoming exhibition, MozArt Complication, opening October 11 at the Brazee Street School of Glass. This thirteen piece display is based upon the classic “The Magic Flute” by Mozart.
Anderson Township’s Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church is presenting the Labyrinth Arts Festival on Saturday, October 12 at the church on Newtown Road. As Rebecca Pace, the church’s facilities coordinator and Chris Burroughs, chair of the event, explain to Robyn Carey-Allgeyer, this is a smaller, more intimate fine arts festival, allowing art enthusiasts and shoppers to meet and interact with many of the artists.
One of the fall’s most anticipated events is the Hyde Park Art Show, happening October 6 along Edwards and Madison Roads. The event features local and regional artists, and it also helps fund scholarships for students majoring in art at local colleges. Jane Durrell previews the show with organizing committee member Jackie Reau.
Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theater premieres Seven Spots on the Sun by playwright Martín Zimmerman starting September 28. Our Rick Pender talks with the Playhouse’s new artistic associate, and director of this play, KJ Sanchez, about this fable of revenge and redemption and the talented cast of all Latino actors.