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Rosa Guy and the Novel That Inspired ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

September 27, 2019
Gigi Relic
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Caribbean-born writer Rosa Guy is best known for her young adult novels and the story that inspired Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty to create Once on This Island.

Nationally Recognized. Locally Crafted.

September 26, 2018
Aly Michaud
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For each Playhouse production, a team of nationally recognized designers partners with our resident crew at the Gilbert Avenue Scene Shop to bring to life the world of the story as envisioned by the director.

Building the Voyage to Treasure Island

May 14, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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See how Playhouse craftsmen and artisans brought the extravagant world of Ken Ludwig's Treasure Island to life on the Marx stage.

Moving Through Space and Time: Set Design in SOONER/LATER

April 13, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Sooner/Later Set Designer Narelle Sissons shares her insight into how she imagined bringing this captivating production to life onstage.

Found Objects: Exploring the Set of BE HERE NOW

March 8, 2018
Natalie Hulla
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Cincinnati Playhouse Properties Manager John Gallagher describes the experience of building the set of Be Here Now with Playhouse artisans and craftsmen.

Bringing Mr. Joy's Shoe Shop to the Shelterhouse

October 13, 2017
Natalie Hulla
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Set Designer Misha Kachman and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Properties Manager John Gallagher share their artistic insight into bringing the highly detailed and realistic scenery of Mr. Joy to the Shelterhouse stage.

A Behind the Scenes Look at Audrey II

June 13, 2017
Natalie Hulla
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is a co-production between Portland Center Stage at the Armory in Portland, Oregon, and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. The musical features the same touring cast and production crew and reflects the artistic efforts of both theatres.