Gripping “Safe House” delivers from beginning to end

By: Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ The sheer brilliance and potency of live theatre exploded on Oct. 23 at Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park with the world premiere of “Safe House.” Penned by Cincinnati native Keith Josef Adkins, this compelling historical drama revolves around brothers Addison and Frank Pedigrew, along with their Aunt Dorcas, during the 1840s in northern Kentucky. Having been born free African-Americans in a society overwrought with terror and racial intolerance, the Pettigrews are punished for two years for assisting fugitives to escape north of the Ohio River. During this time, they cannot visit parts of … Continue reading Gripping “Safe House” delivers from beginning to end