CPH Goes “All the Way” – commentary

With the current United States presidency up for grabs and hot in the news, Cleveland Play House’s “All the Way” is certainly timely. Running now through October 9 in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square, this political drama about “Accidental President” Lyndon B. Johnson’s (LBJ) rise to power in the wake of John F. Kennedy’sContinue reading “CPH Goes “All the Way” – commentary”

Go back in time with ‘What I Did Last Summer’ at Clague Playhouse

“Oh man – I lived this! I was this kid’s age during World War II – it really affected me. I was 15 years old in 1945, like Charlie,” muses Ron Newell, the director of Clague Playhouse’s “What I Did Last Summer.” Opening Friday, September 23, 2016, “What I Did Last Summer” is a memoryContinue reading “Go back in time with ‘What I Did Last Summer’ at Clague Playhouse”

Sex! APD presents public reading of “In the Next Room, or the vibrator play” on September 17, 2016

Sex sells! But that’s not the point of Cleveland Actors’ Play Date‘s (ADP) public reading of “In the Next Room, or the vibrator play,” written by Sarah Ruhl. “It’s a beautiful play,” says APD co-founder Nicole McLaughlin Lublin. “It’s prolific, gorgeous, with four meaty roles for women,” adds ADP co-founder Katie Atkinson. It’s the Cleveland Actors’Continue reading “Sex! APD presents public reading of “In the Next Room, or the vibrator play” on September 17, 2016″

Wells Fargo ad shows us why we need to continue the Arts Education discussion

I want to talk about this and open up an honest and respectful conversation with the Arts community: the now infamous Wells Fargo ad that’s got the creative world hopping with anger. The ad came to my attention in the first few days of September 2016. As you can see, the “A ballerina yesterday. AnContinue reading “Wells Fargo ad shows us why we need to continue the Arts Education discussion”