SPELLING BEE at Cleveland Play House wins hearts, hilariously shames this writer

It is a word meaning “astern” and sounding like a biological function. Being a nautical term, I am hopelessly unfamiliar with what to do with this just-given spelling word… except to laugh. This is problematic, as the two-syllable term thrusts me into my 5-minutes of fame shame on the Cleveland Play House (CPH) stage forContinue reading “SPELLING BEE at Cleveland Play House wins hearts, hilariously shames this writer”

THE OBA ASKS FOR A MOUNTAIN – TCT is on top of this tale of Nigeria

Have you ever asked for something big? How big? A sandwich? A puppy? A car? A house? A MOUNTAIN?! Talespinner Children’s Theatre (TCT) is touting a tale of epic proportions, as it presents “The Oba Asks For A Mountain,” playing now through April 29, 2018. Written by Gail Nyoka, this Tale of Nigeria can be seenContinue reading “THE OBA ASKS FOR A MOUNTAIN – TCT is on top of this tale of Nigeria”

Great Lakes Theater’s MACBETH a triumphant tragedy

What turns someone who is described as “once a good man” into a bloody, merciless murderer of so many? Great Lakes Theater (GLT) takes on this hefty inquiry in the current production of William Shakespeare’s MACBETH, running now through April 15, 2018 at the Hanna Theatre at Playhouse Square. Directed by Producing Artistic Director, CharlesContinue reading “Great Lakes Theater’s MACBETH a triumphant tragedy”