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Limelight Review - February 2019

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Jackie Miesle , Editor Art Kibby , Distribution Save the Date! Mariemont Players Spring General Membership Meeting Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Time: 6:00pm Location: Walton Creek Theate - 4101 Walton Creek Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227 Main course (fried chicken) and drinks will be provided. Please bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share. Evite to come. Cast Announcement - Out of Sterno We are excited to announce the cast of our May show,  Out of Sterno  by Deborah Zoe Laufer: Dotty –  Patricia Mullins Hamel –  Darren Lee Zena –  Elizabeth Malloy Dan –  Bill Hartnett Directed by  Dan Maloney , performances run  May 10-26 .  Synopsis Dotty's life in Sterno with her husband Hamel is absolutely perfect! It's a fairy tale, it really is. True, in their seven years of marriage Hamel has forbidden her to leave their tiny apartment or speak to anyone, but Dotty is so very happy to spend her days watching video re-enactments of the day they first met. When a phone call from a mysterious woman threatens to tear her world asunder, Dotty must venture out into the vast city of Sterno, and try to discover what it is to be a...
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Limelight Review - January, 2019

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Jackie Miesle , Editor Art Kibby , Distribution   Happy New Year! Thank you for a wonderful 2018! We look forward to a great 2019 with you.   Sound System Takes Center Stage By Art Kibby Thanks to MPI member Forest Goodwin and our MPI Board, we have greatly expanded the capabilities of our audio system. We recently purchased a Behringer XAir audio mixer that uses a 10” tablet to control the input and output of our dedicated audio laptop computer. The wonderful thing about this system is it allows us to control the levels of each of our 6 speakers independently. Want to hear a storm approaching from the back of the auditorium, rumbling around to stage right? No problem. The tablet connects to the mixer wirelessly, so, for example, the sound designer can set his levels from the auditorium – hearing exactly what the audience will hear. The system is customizable, so the display will show our particular setup, and can be saved for each show. The mixer is capable of 18 inputs for future expansion. Not only that, but we just purchased and Forest installed two Shure wireless mic systems. The half-rack receivers are mounted in the audio...
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November 2018 Limelight Review

MPI 2019-2020 Season Announcement! Mariemont Players Inc. is excited to announce our 2019-2020 season! Is He Dead? Adapted by David Ives (Comedy) Directed by  Michele Mascari Performance Dates: September 13-29, 2019 Synopsis:  Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor's prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Now a rich "widow," he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie. Broadway Bound By Neil Simon (Comedy) Directed by  Jerry Wiesenhahn Performance Dates: November 8-24, 2019 Synopsis:  Part three of Neil Simon's acclaimed autobiographical trilogy finds Eugene and his older brother Stanley trying to break into the world of show business as professional comedy writers while coping with their parents break-up and eventual divorce. When their material is broadcast on the radio for the first time,...
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