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

Life’s a drag (queen): An Interview with Playwright Matthew Lopez
The Legend of Georgia McBride

Life’s a drag (queen): An Interview with Playwright Matthew Lopez

Question: What do you get when you cross an Elvis impersonator with a drag queen? Answer: Georgia McBride. Matthew Lopez, creator of the edgy and feel-good comedy The Legend of Georgia McBride, discusses how this unique world came to be. What inspired you to create The Legend of Georgia McBride? The play was inspired by a playlist I’d … Continue reading