‘Owen Meany’ explores nuances of faith

By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s season opener, A Prayer for Owen Meany, is an introspective, honest exploration of fate, friendship and doubt. The play is an abstract, delicate and sometimes raw piece that follows the friendship of two young men in the turbulent years leading up to the Vietnam War. John Wheelwright, the play’s narrator, follows his childhood friendship with the enigmatic Owen Meany, a boy with a small stature and damaged larynx that causes him to speak with a characteristically highpitched voice for the entirety of his life. As they grow, Owen is … Continue reading ‘Owen Meany’ explores nuances of faith

‘The Revolutionists’ comes to Playhouse

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ “The Revolutionists” is a tale of four badass women whose lives are tossed into adventure during the French Revolution. The play follows the stories of these four daring women during the height of the Reign of Terror in France, in which the women are forced to work together for the greater good of the country. The action tells the tales of playwright Olympe De Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, activist Marianne Angelle and former queen Marie Antoinette as they plot in an effort to restore Paris’s former glory, while defeating the extremists in the city. The play … Continue reading ‘The Revolutionists’ comes to Playhouse