‘OBJECTIVELY / REASONABLE’ gives community a voice

“People want to talk about what happened; they just don’t always know how.” – Lisa Langford “OBJECTIVELY / REASONABLE: A Community Response to the Shooting of Tamir Rice, 11/22/14” is a new, collaborative piece that will be presented at the Creative Space at Waterloo Arts, August 18 – September 4, 2016. What is it? “Objectively /Continue reading “‘OBJECTIVELY / REASONABLE’ gives community a voice”

It’s time to touch a truck

Need some inspiration for a role? Want to research what it’s like to feel a fire engine’s raw steel? Wonder what the inside of a cop car is like? Hoping to study the habits of a local hero for your next project? Yes, it’s all about the trucks. Bring your wee ones and your creativeContinue reading “It’s time to touch a truck”

​Go ‘Into the Woods’ with Jayne Kacik – Stocker Arts Center

A Boy. A Witch. A Baker. A Cow. A Giant. A Bean Stalk. A couple of princes. Some beautiful princesses. A few Fairytales gone terribly awry. It’s Stephen Sondheim’s dark musical classic “Into the Woods,” playing at the Stocker Arts Center now through July 31, 2016. The show is presented by Lorain Community Music Theater. Directed byContinue reading “​Go ‘Into the Woods’ with Jayne Kacik – Stocker Arts Center”

Writer Catie O’Keefe has the ‘Best Intentions’ of shining at the Fringe

A tape recorder, two of Shakespeare’s most underestimated female characters and… a kitten puzzle. “Best Intentions” is a play written by Catie O’Keefe, conceived by Courtney Brown and Amy Fritsche, and devised through a partnership of all three artists. This two-woman play stars Amy Fritsche and Jess Tanner, and they want to go to theContinue reading “Writer Catie O’Keefe has the ‘Best Intentions’ of shining at the Fringe”

One local group tells Cleveland why Trump is #NotFunny

“It’s meant to be cheeky—and yet, we’ve found the #NotFunny concept is really resonating with people.” So Cleveland has reached day #2 of the Republican National Convention. 50,000+ fill Quicken Loans Arena in a multi-day GOP event that will lead up to the “official” declaration of Donald Trump as the Republican Party’s candidate for theContinue reading “One local group tells Cleveland why Trump is #NotFunny”

Bernadette Clemens gives a glimpse of ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’

“All bets hinge on chance, fate, accident… and a fan.” As Mamaí Theatre Company prepares to get “Wilde” with their latest piece, Lady Windermere’s Fan, director Bernadette Clemens shares some thoughts about Oscar Wilde, Edwardian times, and more. Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde opens tonight (July 14, 2016) and plays through July 31, 2016Continue reading “Bernadette Clemens gives a glimpse of ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’”

Kate’s New Chapter

Hello family, friends and performing arts enthusiasts! This will be the site of my new Cleveland Performing Arts Blog. Currently under construction, it will eventually have an archive of my last 7 years of writing, as well as feature future Cleveland Performing Arts stories and reviews. PLEASE FOLLOW ME 😀 🎶🎨🎤🎭 If you have storiesContinue reading “Kate’s New Chapter”