‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ delivers an emotional wallop

By: Griff Bludworth ~Staff Colomnist~ The best plays are the ones in which the stakes are always high, the circumstances always immediate and the audience always tense. Plays like these make people feel a lot while watching and think after leaving. This ideology pervades the Know Theatre’s production of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” an adaptation of 1985 dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood, which hits the audience with an emotional and intellectual one-two punch in the best way. “The Handmaid’s Tale” tells the story of Offred, a handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. Military insurgents have overthrown the U.S. government and instituted … Continue reading ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ delivers an emotional wallop

Cincinnati Fall Theater

By: Patrick E. Phillips While New York and Chicago may be the first cities to come to mind when one talks about bigname theater, Cincinnati has its fair share of highclass theater companies that produce spectacular productions every year. This fall, theater companies across the city have plenty of exceptional theater coming your way, and you shouldn’t miss out on any of it.  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is the largest and most well-known professional theater house in Cincinnati. The company received the Regional Theatre Tony Award in 2004 and the Tony Award for Best … Continue reading Cincinnati Fall Theater