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

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