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GEARING UP:
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AUDITION ICON

Got an audition coming up.

Fortunately it's one for which I have access to the script.

I've been studying it and will soon begin rehearsing the lines of the role I'm targeting, probably this evening.


THE BRILLIANT, RAW, UNCOMFORTABLE DAVID HARROWER STAGEPLAY, BLACKBIRD, HAS MADE IT TO THE BIG SCREEN:
BLACKBIRD & Dayton Theatre Guild combined logo. Play by David Harrower

The trailer above is for the screen version of David Harrower's stageplay, Blackbird, the movie version titled after the female lead character, Una.

You five regulars, and a few other Dayton local theatre people, will know that in 2011, I and the talented Ms. Heather Atkinson, as well as the talented young Ms. Melanie Engber, did Blackbird for a one-week run as an extra production during the Dayton Theatre Guild 2010/2011 season. Unfortunately, It was pretty much under-the-radar; I believe we had a total attendance of 100 people spanning all three performances. Nevertheless, it is one of my favorite experiences as an actor. I loved playing the role of Ray; I loved working opposite Heather; I loved our young co-star, Melanie; I loved the work of our director, Natasha Randall; and, I loved bringing Harrower's brilliant script to life.

The non-actors in my life have mostly not understood why I would have been so thrilled to have played the role of Ray, even some of my acting peers weren't too sure why. But the role is ultimately compelling. He did something very bad, but Harrower's ability to successfully paint him as clearly damaged rather than patently evil is brilliant writing. The script's complexities and it's ability to be neutral yet not shy away from the ugly conflicts are a masterclass in story-telling. And, though "unhealthy" may be a drastic understatement, as well as everything else it's about, it is a love story -- though, granted, a love story that should not have happened and should not be.

I do hope the movie lives up to the stage play. I'll know at some point soon. I haven't found it streaming anywhere, except that it's available to purchase or rent from iTunes. So, I'll probably rent it through iTunes.


LATE TO THE GAME, BUT, STILL....:
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In a 1° of separation from the entry above, my latest Aaron Sorkin obsession is The Newsroom, starring Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer, as well as a very strong supporting cast that includes Sam Waterston with a recurring special guest appearance by Jane Fonda.

Yes, yes, the show's been around for a while now, and, in fact, is out of production, after three seasons on HBO, and I've been aware of it since before its debute. But, I cancelled my HBO subscription long ago; I haven't even had a cable subscription for a few years now, at all. But I have signed up for the one-month trail subscription to Amazon Prime with one of the perks, and the one that I am most interested in, being the Prime Video streaming service. The Newsroom is available through that. So, over my Christmas break I binged on all three seasons -- twice.

It is Aaron Sorkin at his Aaron-Sorkiniest! I love it and I recommend it to those of you haven't seen it yet but like such things as The West Wing, A Few Good Men, The American President, The Social Network, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Sports Night, and Charlie Wilson's War, to name a few of the TV shows and screenplays Sorkin has written.

BTW: The 1° of separation from the entry above is because Jeff Daniels played Ray in two separate Broadway productions of Blackbird.

*There's some chance that there's a 0° of separation between an element of this entry and the first entry for this post, as well.



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STELLA AND LOU logo.
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I'll drop into the rehearsal tonight for Stella and Lou at The Guild to watch their full run, which will help me choose the brief moments I'll shoot for the promocast. The plan is to shoot the DV movie footage this coming Sunday, which is, of course, Tech Sunday for the production.


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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We cannot turn back. There are those who are asking the devotees of civil rights, "When will you be satisfied?" We can never be satisfied as long as the Negro is the victim of the unspeakable horrors of police brutality. We can never be satisfied, as long as our bodies, heavy with the fatigue of travel, cannot gain lodging in the motels of the highways and the hotels of the cities. We cannot be satisfied as long as the Negro's basic mobility is from a smaller ghetto to a larger one. We can never be satisfied as long as our children are stripped of their selfhood and robbed of their dignity by signs stating "For Whites Only". We cannot be satisfied as long as a Negro in Mississippi cannot vote and a Negro in New York believes he has nothing for which to vote. No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.

I am not unmindful that some of you have come here out of great trials and tribulations. Some of you have come fresh from narrow jail cells. Some of you have come from areas where your quest for freedom left you battered by the storms of persecution and staggered by the winds of police brutality. You have been the veterans of creative suffering. Continue to work with the faith that unearned suffering is redemptive.

Go back to Mississippi, go back to Alabama, go back to South Carolina, go back to Georgia, go back to Louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities, knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed. Let us not wallow in the valley of despair.

I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.

I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

I have a dream today.

I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification; one day right there in Alabama, little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.

I have a dream today.

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.

This is our hope. This is the faith that I go back to the South with. With this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. With this faith we will be able to work together, to pray together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day.

This will be the day when all of God's children will be able to sing with a new meaning, "My country, 'tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrim's pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring."

And if America is to be a great nation this must become true. So let freedom ring from the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire. Let freedom ring from the mighty mountains of New York. Let freedom ring from the heightening Alleghenies of Pennsylvania!

Let freedom ring from the snowcapped Rockies of Colorado!

Let freedom ring from the curvaceous slopes of California!

But not only that; let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia!

Let freedom ring from Lookout Mountain of Tennessee!

Let freedom ring from every hill and molehill of Mississippi. From every mountainside, let freedom ring.

And when this happens, when we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, "Free at last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!"

CLICK HERE FOR DR. KING'S SPEECH IN ITS ENTIRETY


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TWELVE ANGRY IMPROVERS?:
PROFESSIONAL GIG ICON
U.D. Law - University of Dayton School of Law icon

Over the weekend I booked a gig for tonight playing prospective jurors to help University of Dayton law students practice interviewing such to accept or reject for trial juries.

There is a bit more freedom for the improv in these cases than we actors usual have with UD Law school gigs. We usually have specific facts of a case as well as profile facts about our characters to which we are obligated to be faithful. However, in this case we actors are to create our own characters and their attitudes and histories.

It will be such things as do I believe in harsh sentencing? Am I a racist? Do I think cops and prosecutors are more interested in convictions than justice? Have I or someone in my family been a victim of a similar crime or offence as the one at hand? Yadda, yadda, yadda.....

This time though, none of that has been provided -- we invent it all. We have been given the background of the cases, which a potential juror would really not have been, but this is so we can formulate our characters in a tailor-made fashion for each of the cases.

I got information about three different civil cases and I have derived personnas for each, with names, professions/jobs, marital and family status, and addresses. All three people are based on things somehow or another close to me so I don't have to drill a lot of facts into my brain. I have, of course, created histories for each that could be considered helpful or detrimental to on of the plaintiff or the defendant.

Looking forward to it.

I got offered anther gig later in the week but i had to turn it down due to a scheduling conflict. Oh well.


ANOTHER ONE WRAPPED AND POSTED:
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STELLA AND LOU logo.
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Sunday, which was Tech Sunday for the show, I came in, as planned, in the afternoon, and shot the selected footage from the script. It took no time at all. I didn't keep track of the time, but I'd say it was about twenty minutes -- give or take.

I did not stay to watch their actual tech run, and since I'm not otherwise directly connected to this production, I likely won't see the full run until I am in the audience. I will be there Opening Night, but I'll be the house manager, as is usually the case Opening Night, so I'll be busy with other things and won't attend much to the performance.

Back to the DV movie, I did edit it to final cut and then upload it to the DTG YouTUbe channel yesterday. I actually had edited everything but the actual performance footage before hand, on Saturday, both the open sequence and the closing credits, so all I had to do yesterday was plug in the principal footage and the undercore music.

Click here to see the promocast.

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Been a while since I included some of the ever-humble selfies of me "working"....
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....So, here ya go.
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The view out of my "office window"



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SIX NOT-SO-ANGRY JURORS?:
PROFESSIONAL GIG ICON
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The U.D. Law gig went well Tuesday night. It turned out this was the first time for all the students to practice interviewing potential jurors, the procedure know as voir dire. They did nicely for their virgin attempts at this.

There were four of us actors and then of the several students in the class exercise, two of them filled in with us as others conducted the interviews as either counsel for the plaintiff or for the defense.

I must say it was nice to not have to come in with provided facts about the cases or my characters that needed committing to memory. Of course, I came on with my own sets of vital information for my characters:

  • Name
  • address
  • Occupation
  • Education -- including what schools and what degrees, if any
  • Marital Status -- with wife's name and at least occupation
  • children -- names, ages, occupations
  • political leanings
  • general attitudes germain to each case -- positive and negative
  • experiences from my life or from someone close that are or might be relevant to the case
I kept my own age for all three characters but came up with different names and background for each.

1) For the first case, a civil case of automobile negligence with personal injury:

I was George Arthur, an English professor and the director of the Creative Writing program at Wright State University. Dr. Author earned his BA in English literature from Bowling Green University. He has an Masters in The Humanities from University of Illinois, and his Ph.D in Creative Writing from NYU. *(No, I did not bother to be sure these school offered these degrees -- which I usually do). His wife, Sandra, teaches political science at The University of Dayton. Their son Rick is an army staff sergeant station in Heidelberg, Germany. Their other son, Cary, is a paramedic for the Indianapolis fire department.

George is a liberal who usually aligns himself with the Democratic party. He considers himself informed and fair minded and truly believes he can be as impartial as possible in the trial.

His relevant experience is that his wife was involved in a serious accident three years ago, and has a pin in one of her knees and now suffers from on-going chronic lower back pain.

2) The second case was a medical malpractice civil suit. Relevant info is that the defendant is a Jesuit Non-profit hospital and the plaintif is legal immigrant from Mexico:

I was Leon Cooper, the second shift janitorial supervisor for the H.F. Group Bindery Co. in Miamisburg, Ohio. Leon graduated from Stebbins High School, with probably a 2.0 GPA, at best. He's coming up on 41 years at the plant and is about to put in his retirement papers. He's divorced, for 15 years. His ex is Barbara and they do not get along. She left him because he was sleeping with a waitress at his favorite bar. Barbara was a house wife who also worked as a cashier at Kroger. When they met, she was a topless dancer.

They married because she was pregnant with their first child, Debby, who is a housewife working parttime at a Rite Aid drug store. She has two children, Joyce and Marty. Their second daughter is Jeanine, who is an office assistant at a doctors office. She has one boy, Sean. Their youngest is Jenna, who is a waitress at Bob Evans and has no kids.

Leon is a hard-core, working-class Republican, who didn't so much vote for Donald Trump as he voted against "Killery." He's all for stiff prison sentences and the death penalty and though he's very pro Law and Enforcement he's also big on no gun control and he sees how the anti-government militia groups make a lot of good points. He is all for kickin' all the illegals out and would rather there weren't so many legal immigrants, especially from south of the border -- but the laws the law, and if they're legal, that's that.

Leon had a heart attack and thusly underwent a quadruple bypass a couple years ago. His operation was at the hospital named in this case. His heart surgeon was from India, and his cardiologist is a muslim from one of the muslim countries, he doesn't know which one. He must admit they are both excellent doctors. He has nothing but good to say about his experience with the hospital, including with the nursing staff in the cardiac unit. He still nevertheless thinks that hospitals are a racket, the medical profession is full of crooks, and that health insurance companies would rather let a patient die than pay anything out.

3) The last case was a wrongful death civil suit where a driver hit and killed a child:

My potential jurer was David Downing, the executive producer for The Morning Magazine, a local feature news show on WHIO TV. David earned his BA in Communication from Miami University. His wife, Justine, is the programing manager at FM 108.3 WACI Radio. Their oldest is Byron, who is a recording engineer for Columbia Records in L.A. Their middle child is Erick, who just started as an assistant football coach for the Kettering School System. The youngest, Aubrey, is pre-law at The University of Chicago.

David is a staunch Democrat. He totally supports the Black Lives Matters movement, thinks the MeToo movement is long overdue, and is very worried that the very fabric of American Democracy is in great jeopardy.

He is close to two relevant experiences to the case. The first is that 30 years ago, his mother hit and killed a pure-bred Irish Setter, and it upset her deeply and made her skittish to drive for several years. Of more significance, five years ago his wife, Justine, hit and killed a 4-year-old boy who had bolted out in front of her from between two cars. Se wasn't speeding, but the child was small enough the hit was unfortunate enough that he died from head trauma at the scene. No charges were brought and blame was never placed on her, yet it was a devastating event that she still sometimes has bad dreams about and on occasion still feels the pangs of guilt and remorse. She was in therapy for a few years to deal with her trauma from the tragedy.

All that information may look like it was hard to memorize, but, remember, if you read my last post, I harvested the majority of it from own life then tweaked most facts to suit the needs of the gig. So, recall was no problem for me during each practice voir dire. Naturally, not all this information could be bought out since each student only had a total of twenty minutes to interview all six of us.

There was a bit of on-the-spot improvising, too, when questions were asked that I hadn't anticipate or that gave me an opening for something. I'm sure that's true of the others, too, at least the other three paid actors. For instance, I related a story, as George Arthur, about getting a concussion in a car accident as a teenager, when I and some friends were doing donuts in a snow-covered grocery store parking lot and I crashed into a light pole.

Neither George nor David revealed the incidents of their wives automibile mishaps, because none of the students asked the right questions. One of the golden rules of doing these gigs for the law students is that our characters are not to freely volunteer information. The students, in their capacities as counsel are to probe and get the information. It's clearly true that in real life there will be plenty of cases when clients or witnesses will absolutely volunteer information, but we actors in these exercises are charged to make the law students work for the information because they need to know how to do that. A couple times, the other night, particular students came close to getting this information about the wives but then they would give me an out to keep it to myself.

In both cases we were asked if We had ever been involved in a car accident or if We were ever injured in any sort of incidents similar to the cases. Again, going with that golden rule stated above, I said nothing since it was not my characters who had, but instead their wives. For the wrongful death, one student came extremely close to getting the information that my wife had killed a 4-year-old, by asking if any of us ourselves or had anyone we knew been involved in any situations similar to the case; but then the student made the error of qualifying it with, "that would influence your decision in this case." As I stated in the talk back after that interview, my character did not think that it would influence him, so he did not speak up because of that qualifying bookend on the question. But I told them that it seemed clear that the fact that a potential juror in a civil suit involving a child killed by a car had a wife who had killed a child with her car only five years earlier is information both the counsel for the plaintiff and for the defense probably ought to know, regardless of the juror's confidence in his objectivity.

All the potential jurors on each panel, actors and fellow students gave all sorts of feedback after each session, including on presentation, deportment, and style. We actors, especially, discussed such things as enunciation and verbal speed (one student in particular spoke way too fast at first, until the nerves settled a bit). There was as much positive as there was pointing out places for improvement. So all in all, the students did well for doing this for the first time -- and I believe we actors did our jobs quite successfully, as well.


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Dayton Theatre Guild
forthcoming
AUDITION NOTICES
for the
2017/2018 season

THE OTHER PLACE by Sharr White
BAKERSFIELD MIST by Stephen Sachs

*Graphics art by Wendi Michael     



The Other Place
by Sharr White
THE OTHER PLACE by Sharr White

Audition Dates: Mon & Tue, Jan 22 & 23, 2018*, starting at 7:00 pm both nights.

The Dayton Theatre Guild at the Caryl D. Philip TheatreScape
430 Wayne Ave, Dayton OH, 45410
937-278-5993  ;  www.daytontheatreguild.org

Directed by Kathy Mola
Produced by Deirdre Root

Production Dates: Mar 16-Apr 1, 2018

Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life is coming apart. She receives phone calls from her missing daughter, has a breakdown while delivering a speech, and believes she has a brain tumor. When she visits "the other place," a cottage on Cape Cod that the family once owned, the pieces start to fall into place. Fact blurs with fiction, past and present collide, and the truth about Juliana comes to the surface. This play premiered off-Broadway in 2011 before running on Broadway, where it received a nomination for the 2013 Tony Award.

The facts blur with fiction and the past collides with the present in this haunting drama.

This will be a challenging project for all involved as the truth is not revealed until the final scene.

Casting Requirements:

• Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
• A résumé and headshot are not required but are encouraged.
• Please bring all scheduling conflicts between Jan 24 and Apr 1, 2018

CHARACTER
           NOTES
Juliana
           A highly intelligent scientist. Appearing early 50's.
Ian
           Juliana's husband and an Oncologist. Appearing early to late 50's
The woman
           This character portrays three different roles. Appearing mid 20's to mid 30's
The man
           This character portrays two different roles. Appearing mid 30's to mid 40's.

For more information please contact Kathy Mola at kmola@hotmail.com




Bakersfield Mist
by Stephen Sachs
BAKERSFIELD MIST by Stephen Sachs

Audition Dates: Mon & Tue, Mar 19 & 20, 2018*, starting at 7:00 pm both nights.

The Dayton Theatre Guild at the Caryl D. Philip TheatreScape
430 Wayne Ave, Dayton OH, 45410
937-278-5993  ;  www.daytontheatreguild.org

Directed by Doug Lloyd
Produced by Rick Flynn

Production Dates: May 11-27, 2018

Maude Gutman, an unemployed bartender, lives in a trailer park and has purchased a painting for $3.00 at a thrift store that she believes to be an unknown painting by the great Jackson Pollock. She hires an art expert to verify the painting. Lionel Percy, a stuffy New York arts expert and a self-described connoisseur, goes to Bakersfield, California, to render his verdict as to whether Maude has a Pollock or a fake. This smash-hit comedy premiered in London in 2016 and has already had several productions across the United States.

Casting Requirements:

• Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
• A résumé and headshot are not required but are encouraged.
• Please bring all scheduling conflicts between Mar 21 and May 27, 2018

*audition requirements may be subject to revision

CHARACTER
           NOTES
Maude Gutman
           to be announced
Lionel Percy
           to be announced

character specs will be provided when available

*ALL AUDITION DATES ABOVE MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE



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THE COMING ATTRACTIONS AT MY HOME THEATRE, THE DAYTON THEATRE GUILD

Continuing the 2017/2018 Season:

STELLA AND LOU by Bruce Graham, at The Dayton Theatre Guild.

Directed by J. Gary Thompson
Produced by Barbara Jorgensen

Lou's South Philadelphia bar is the kind of place where the same faces sit on the same barstools seven nights a week, drowning their sorrows into countless mugs of beer. Lou is happy to run the place and enjoy time with Stella when she stops in. But Stella has decided they need to take the next step in their relationship -- or she's moving to Florida. This funny, wise, and tender story is a mid-life portrait of friendship, and maybe more. At the play's premiere at Chicago's Northlight Theatre in 2013, it was cheered by critics for its humor and honesty.

The Cast of Stella and Lou

CHARACTER
           ACTOR
Stella
           Amy Taint
Lou
           Geoff Burkman
Donnie
           Adam Clevenger




And following Stella and Lou at the Guild
THE OTHER PLACE by Sharr White, at The Dayton Theatre Guild.

Directed by Kathy Mola
Produced by Deirdre Root

Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life is coming apart. She receives phone calls from her missing daughter, has a breakdown while delivering a speech, and believes she has a brain tumor. When she visits "the other place," a cottage on Cape Cod that the family once owned, the pieces start to fall into place. Fact blurs with fiction, past and present collide, and the truth about Juliana comes to the surface. This play premiered off-Broadway in 2011 before running on Broadway, where it received a nomination for the 2013 Tony Award.

The facts blur with fiction and the past collides with the present in this haunting drama.

This will be a challenging project for all involved as the truth is not revealed until the final scene.

Audition Dates: Mon & Tue, Jan 23 & 23, 2018*, starting at 7:00 pm both nights.

Casting Requirements:

• Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
• A résumé and headshot are not required but are encouraged.
• Please bring all scheduling conflicts between Jan 23 and Apr 1, 2018

CHARACTER
           NOTES
Juliana
           A highly intelligent scientist. Appearing early 50's.
Ian
           Juliana's husband and an Oncologist. Appearing early to late 50's
The woman
           This character portrays three different roles. Appearing mid 20's to mid 30's
The man
           This character portrays two different roles. Appearing mid 30's to mid 40's.
For more information please contact Kathy Mola at kmola@hotmail.com




Dayton Theatre Guild -- announcing our 2017-2018 season

the last show of the season....

BAKERSFIELD MIST by Stephen Sachs
Bakersfield Mist
by Stephen Sachs

Maude Gutman, an unemployed bartender, lives in a trailer park and has purchased a painting for $3.00 at a thrift store that she believes to be an unknown painting by the great Jackson Pollock. She hires an art expert to verify the painting. Lionel Percy, a stuffy New York arts expert and a self-described connoisseur, goes to Bakersfield, California, to render his verdict as to whether Maude has a Pollock or a fake. This smash-hit comedy premiered in London in 2016 and has already had several productions across the United States.

Directed by Doug Lloyd
Produced by Rick Flynn

Show runs May 11-27, 2018

Auditions will be held Mon & Tue, Mar 19 & 20, 2018*


*AUDITION DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE


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The Dayton Theatre Guild
at the
Caryl D. Philips TheatreScape
430 Wayne Ave.
Dayton, Ohio  45410
937-278-5993

www.daytontheatreguild.org

*Graphics art by Wendi Michael     




And, if you live close by or will be visiting soon, check out these other theatres in the greater Dayton Ohio area for their upcoming or current productions:

  • Beavercreek Community Theatre
  • Bespoke Theatre *(facebook page) -- Dayton
  • The Black Box Improv Theatre -- Dayton
  • Brookville Community Theatre
  • Caesar's Ford Theatre, Inc -- Xenia
  • Cedarville University -- Cedarville
  • Clark State Community College Theatre Program -- Springfield
  • Dare to Defy Productions -- Dayton
  • Dayton Playhouse
  • Encore Theater Company -- Dayton
  • Epiphany Players Drama Ministry -- Dayton
  • Human Race Theatre Company -- Dayton
  • Lebanon Theatre Company -- Lebanon
  • La Comedia Dinner Theatre -- Springboro
  • The Magnolia Theatre Company -- Dayton
  • The Playground Theatre -- Dayton
  • Playhouse South -- Kettering
  • Sinclair Community College Theatre -- Dayton
  • Springfield Civic Theatre
  • Springfield StageWorks
  • Tipp City Players Community Theatre
  • Town Hall Theatre -- Centerville
  • Troy Civic Theatre -- Troy
  • Undercroft Players -- Dayton
  • University of Dayton *U.D. link is here, but it seems difficult to find the season at the site
  • Victoria Theatre Association -- Dayton
  • Wright State University -- Beavercreek
  • X*ACT: Xenia Area Community Theater
  • Yellow Springs Center Stage -- Yellow Springs
  • Young at Heart Players -- Dayton
  • tHe Zoot Theatre Company -- Dayton
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    That is, one within a 60 minute
    drive from the Dayton, Ohio area




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