The World of Ethel Waters: A Library List Inspired by ETC’s His Eye is on the Sparrow
His Eye is on the Sparrow

The World of Ethel Waters: A Library List Inspired by ETC’s His Eye is on the Sparrow

Blues and Broadway take the stage as Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents the regional premiere of Larry Parr’s His Eye is on the Sparrow, the powerful, heartbreaking, and uplifting account of the iconic Ethel Waters. Overcoming a spirit-breaking childhood and racial injustice, Waters became a legendary jazz and blues singer, Broadway pioneer, and Oscar-nominated actress. This one-woman … Continue reading

This Not-So Random Reading List!
This Random World

This Not-So Random Reading List!

There’s nothing more alluring than the promise of possibility! In THIS RANDOM WORLD by playwright Steven Dietz, characters face the hilarious and sometimes harrowing coincidences and consequences of life. In this not-so-random collection of books and movies provided by The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, these same ideas of fate are brought to the … Continue reading

Food for Thought: A Reading List Inspired by ETC’s The Humans
The Humans / Uncategorized

Food for Thought: A Reading List Inspired by ETC’s The Humans

Set the table and pull up a chair! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents the regional premiere of the 2016 Tony Award Winner for Best Play, The Humans by Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Karam. This evocative drama brings a family face to face with their most familiar fears, and provides a poignant reminder of why we gather … Continue reading

Making a Musical: An Interview with the Creators of ETC’s The Dancing Princesses
The Dancing Princesses

Making a Musical: An Interview with the Creators of ETC’s The Dancing Princesses

For over 20 seasons, playwright Joseph McDonough and composer David Kisor have worked together to create ETC’s fanciful holiday musicals. Their newest enchanting musical, The Dancing Princesses, came to life with hard work, humor, and lots of music. Where did the idea for the story come from? McDonough: This show began with an idea from … Continue reading

The Dancing Princesses

Dancing Shoes & Reading Glasses!

Put on your dancing shoes and grab your reading glasses! The world premiere of Joseph McDonough and David Kisor’s The Dancing Princesses is on stage at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati November 29-December 30, 2017! Before or after you see the show, check out this enchanting reading list compiled by The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. These books … Continue reading