Bringing Down the House: A library list inspired by A Doll’s House, Part 2
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Bringing Down the House: A library list inspired by A Doll’s House, Part 2

Nora famously slammed the door on her marriage, leaving her family behind in Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 revolutionary classic, but what happened to the iconic heroine next? In this not-so-classic, completely unauthorized comedy, she returns fifteen years later a changed woman. Now a famous and controversial author, Nora makes a simple request that threatens to bring … Continue reading

Abby’s Sense-ible Cobbler Recipe
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Abby’s Sense-ible Cobbler Recipe

In the high-flying comedy Ripcord by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, bickering roommates Abby and Marilyn use a sense-memory trick to change the taste of their less-than-satisfying cafeteria-style shepherd’s pie into a delicious, homemade peach cobbler. There’s nothing like a crumbly cobbler to bring two people together! With this scrumptious recipe, you won’t have to pretend to … Continue reading

Wordplay: Unpacking Lewis Carroll’s Linguistic Suitcase
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Wordplay: Unpacking Lewis Carroll’s Linguistic Suitcase

Shakespeare and Chaucer are credited for coining some of today’s most popular phrases (respectively: dwindle, gossip, moonbeam; and twitter, scissors, snort). But when it comes to linguistic concoctions, imaginative children’s writer and author of Alice and Wonderland, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (better known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll), has contributed some of the most colorful neologisms … Continue reading

Down-the-Rabbit-Hole Reads: A Library List based on Alice in Wonderland
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Down-the-Rabbit-Hole Reads: A Library List based on Alice in Wonderland

  Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents Alice in Wonderland! Ignite your sense of adventure by joining the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party! Based on the adored, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the … Continue reading