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March 2018 Limelight Review

The Slate Is Approved for the 2018-2019 MPI Board by Michael Sauer Here is the proposed slate, approved by the board on 2/3/18: President - Steve Winslow (1 year term) Treasurer - Arny Stoller (1 year term) Secretary - Karen Zaugg (1 year term) Jr. VP Business - Pat Kramer (2 year term) Jr. VP Production - Tom Peters (2 year term) Members at Large - Michael Sauer (1 year term) Linda Callahan (1 year term) Maris Ryan (2 year term) Brieanne Sheehan (2 year term) The following members are serving the second year of their 2-year terms: Sr. VP Business - Art Kibby Sr. VP Production - Dan Maloney Member at Large - Nancy Ann Storey In addition, the board approved President Steve Winslow's appointment of Linda Callahan to fill the ending June 30, 2018 Thank you to the nominating committee members: Art Kibby and Steve Winslow. The Annual Election will be held at the April Membership Meeting onSaturday, April 15, 2018 Mariemont Announces July Show for the 2018-2019 Season by Tom Peters It is going to be 1959 all over again! The 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Directed by Tom Peters Choreographed by Jackie Miesle Assistant Direction/Stage Management by...
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February 2018 Limelight Review

Norma Niinemets. Editor Art Kibby, Distribution Mariemont Players Cast Announcement for The Outgoing Tide by Bruce Graham Mariemont Players and director Dan Maloney are pleased to announce the cast of our May production, The Outgoing Tide by Bruce Graham: Gunner – Harold Murphy Peg – Barbara Karol Jack – Michael Ireland Synopsis In a summer cottage on Chesapeake Bay, Gunner has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family's future but meets with resistance from his wife and son. As winter approaches, the three must quickly find common ground and come to an understanding - before the tide goes out. The Outgoing Tide runs May 11th-27th. To order tickets, call Betsy at 513-684-1236 OR order online at All seats are reserved and $20 each. January Play Reading Report – Anna Nixon Our choice this month was a 1983 comedy “Squabbles” by Marshall Karp. We found it hilarious and more than enjoyable. The interplay of the characters is very well written, especially between the rambunctious father-in-law who needs a good argument daily and the young pregnant wife’s mother who is equally difficult. The end is a pleasant surprise as all good comedies should be, of course! Thank you to readers who...
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January 2018 Limelight News

MPI Holiday Party
The Outgoing Tide Poster
We had a great turnout for the December 9th MPI Holiday Party. Over 40 members braved the cold - and light snow - to join us for an evening of food, drink, door prizes and conversation. Thank you to Chris Cullen, Steve and Linda Winslow for their help with setup and final preparations. Also thanks to Tom Peters for his help cleaning up at the end of the night. Happy Holidays to all!  Becky’s New Car Cast and Staff Update - Tom Peters CAST: Traci Taylor/Linda Callahan* - Becky Foster Scott Unes - Joe Foster Maverick Thurston - Chris Foster Lon Nease - Walter Flood Jackie Miesle - Kensington (Kenni) Flood Jay Dallas Benson - Steve Linda Callahan/Kate Arnold* - Ginger Kate Arnold - Mrs. Tipton *Becky will be played by Linda Callahan at the following performances :Thursday, Jan. 11 & 18 @ 7:30, Sunday, Jan. 14 @ 2pm, Friday, Jan. 19 and Saturday, Jan. 20 @ 8pm. Kate Arnold will step in as Ginger on the performances listed above. STAFF: Kate Arnold & Zachary Riggins – Co-Producers Sara Krehbiel – Stage Manager Zachary Riggins - Lighting Design Chris Cullen – Costume Coordinator Mikaela Wormely – Lights/Sound Board Operator Dan Dermody - Set Design Art...
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