(Cheviot, Ohio) The Drama Workshop will present its third annual production of Home Brew Theater, a refreshing evening of short plays by local playwrights and beers created by the local brewery, Westside Brewing, on June 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. and June 10 at 2 p.m. Performances will be held at The Glenmore Playhouse, 3716 Glenmore Ave, Cheviot, OH. Admission is $20 and includes admission and refreshments. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
The evening will feature ten short plays written by Cincinnati area playwrights Tammy Brady, Clint Brankamp, Jim Bussey, Roger L. Collins, Teri Foltz, A. K. Forbes, Alan Jozwiak, Phil Paradis, Fred Tacon and Eric Thomas. The 10-minute plays include both comedies and dramas which are based on a variety of subjects ranging from a visit by the Tooth Fairy to a grown man, to plays about panhandling, super hero’s in love, a surprising bank robbery and more.
The plays will be directed by Clint Brankamp, Ray Lebowski, Nathan Henegar, Dennis Murphy, Eric Thomas and Amy Waldfogle and features over twenty area performers including Peggy Allen, Jamie Ball, Tobi Braverman, Bob Brumberg, Cynthia Depoe, Adam Drake, Angela Klocke Forbes, PJ Karpew, Stephanie Klein, Rusty Lacey, Ivory Mazur, Patricia Mullins Meisner, Kevin Noll, Cornelius Parthenopaeus, Kaitlyn Moss, Kent Smith, Carolmarie Stock, Scott Unes and Jerry Wiesenhahn.
Home Brew Artistic Director Clint Brankamp says “We are excited about Home Brew Theater, Part 3 because we have expanded the number of plays and the number of directors and actors involved in the project. I know that audiences will enjoy this collection of short plays that are sometimes funny and sometimes dramatic and many times extremely thought provoking.”
THE DRAMA WORKSHOP was founded in 1954. TDW is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing education and promotion of the theatrical arts. The Drama Workshop is widely recognized as one of greater Cincinnati’s most accomplished community theater organizations, garnering dozens of awards annually from the Association of Community Theatres of Greater Cincinnati. TDW productions are frequently selected to represent the Southwest Ohio region at the Ohio Community Theatre Association annual conference, including this past season with a production of “Aways…Patsy Cline.” TDW was also honored to represent the state of Ohio at the 2013 and 2017 American Association of Community Theatre regional conferences. The Drama Workshop has been recognized by the Cincinnati Preservation Association for their efforts to rehabilitate the former Glenmore Bowl into The Glenmore Playhouse. Prospective members, and individuals or businesses interested in becoming involved or in helping advance TDW’s mission are encouraged to contact the group through our website at www.thedramaworkshop.org, or by phone at 513-598-8303.