The next regional premiere from Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is playwright Katori Hall’s fascinating re-imaging of events on the night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The Mountaintop opens on March 19 and our Rick Pender discusses this 2-character Olivier Award winning play with the actors, Gavin Lawrence and Torie Wiggins.
Tribes, the Drama Desk Award winning play about a deaf son in an outspoken and expressive family, is currently on stage at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. Two of Cincinnati’s favorite actors, Dale Dymkoski and Kelly Mengelkoch, star in this production and join Rick Pender in the studio to talk about this provocative family drama.
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s annual holiday production is Around the World in 80 Days, the classic Jules Verne tale given the Joseph McDonough/David Kisor musical treatment. Lead actors Ken Early and Michael Bath join Rick Pender to talk about their characters of Phileas Fogg and Passepartout. The show opens December 4 and runs through January 4.