Let’s Get Weird.

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 …

Meet Lisa. She’s a wrecking ball.

Name Lisa Age 28 I come from … Salt Lake City, Utah My life’s soundtrack would feature the song … Heartbreaker by Pat Benatar     What I’m Doing With My Life: Not enough… I’m Really Good at … Making traffic stop with my looks, breaking hearts, kicking ass, knitting, …

Meet Nurse, a girl just trying to get something going…

Name: Nurse Age: 29 I come from … New Jersey My life’s soundtrack would feature the song … Love Story from Taylor Swift     What I’m Doing With My Life: Planning my wedding to Peter on Pinterest… I mean… I am a Registered Nurse…. I’m Really Good at… Day …

Meet Jazmin: A Crimefighter with a taste for the rough stuff.

Name: Jazmin Age: How old do you want me to be? I come from… Australia. That’s why I know so much about survival. My life’s soundtrack would feature the song… Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard What I’m Doing With My Life: Justice…and a lot of one night stands …

Meet Doctor X: a guy with a one-track mind…

Name: I’m Dr. X. I honestly can’t remember if that’s a first or last name. Maybe I’m like Madonna. Or Seal. Age: I’m 36 years old. I think I’m 36 years old. My birthday might be coming up soon, unless it just passed. I come from: I want to say …

Meet Nina, a Crimefighter with a secret

Name Nina Age 24 I come from … The Gritty Motor City—Detroit, Michigan My life’s soundtrack would feature the song … ’03 Bonnie & Clyde by Jay-Z and Beyoncé. “All I need in this life of sin is me and my boyfriend.” What I’m Doing With My Life: Making the …

So…Why Superheroes?

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 …

Because we need a little magic.

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 …

Get to Know Patrice, played by Burgess Byrd

This is Patrice. She’s got a job to do. She’s a lady who gets things done. She’s got very little patience for most things–but she’s also got a big heart. We asked her to tell us a little more about herself: If you had a free day with no responsibilities …