“Your tickets are FREE? How is that possible?” (Hint: It’s because of you!)

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“Wait… what do you mean the tickets are FREE?!“ – At least one patron, before every Wednesday performance at the Know     Hi everyone! Your Associate Artistic Director here, and I want to thank you for being a part of the Know Theatre Tribe. Perhaps you were just here …

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Let’s Get Weird.

Fringe staff and volunteers get all warm and fuzzy in the 12 days of chaos that is Fringe.

You guys. Somehow, it’s only 16 days until the kickoff of the 12th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival.   I started this job (as Associate Artistic Director of the Know) exactly one year ago–right before Fringe 2014. What a year it’s been! The Fringe is, in many ways, the heart and soul …

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So…Why Superheroes?

Research is important. And sometimes, fun!

My first task in taking on the (somewhat daunting) feat of staging Adam Szymkowicz‘s brilliantly crafted love-letter to comics, heroes, and love, was to figure out one question: What the hell is Adam doing with this structure? (This is where I freely admit that I did not grow up a comic …

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Because we need a little magic.

Looks pretty good in performance, no?

I have a confession to make: This is not my first magical realism play. In fact, when Andrew asked me to direct Bureau of Missing Persons, reading the script felt like a homecoming. The very first full-length play I ever directed, The Old Man in the Woods by Brooklyn playwright Gina …

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How I Learned to Knit; or, The Magic In Small Things

My mother knits. She also cross-stitches elegantly composed original pieces, sewed all my Halloween costumes as a kid, and dressed me up in hand-crafted pinafores so often when I was small that my adult penchant for ripped jeans and Doc Martens is very likely some small form of sartorial rebellion. …

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