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CPI New Voices Staged Readings

 

CPI's 2014-2015 season begins on September 9, 2014

 

CPI’s New Voices Staged Readings are normally performed at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, Fifth-Third Bank Theater (Black Box), corner of Main and Seventh Streets. Occasionally they are performed at the Jarson-Kaplan Theater, 650 Walnut Street.

Tickets are only $ 8. Reservations may be made in advance at Aronoff Center Box Office, or by calling:

513-621-2787, or online at:

http://www.cincinnatiarts.org/about-us/resident-companies/detail/cincinnati-playwrights-initiative

 

To avoid a service charge, get your tickets at the box office at normal work hours.

 

**Performances begin at 7:30 PM at the Aronoff Center, Fifth Third Bank Theater, unless otherwise noted**

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

PURPLE PAINT By Bridget Ossmann

As though a chapter out of American History flies loose and settles on the stage, the story of the O'Connor family's struggles and triumphs in the Appalachian mountains comes to life in Ossmann's Purple Paint.

 

October 14, 2014

GRANT’S WISH By Ted Pollard

The new manager of an historic but dilapidated hotel wants to buy and restore it. But he needs money for the purchase and must persuade two reluctant owners of parcels of the hotel property  – an old Indian and a snobbish heiress -- to agree to sell.

 

November 11, 2014

NOT OUR TOWN By David Greenberg

Small town American life is disappearing into a vortex of family dysfunction, drug abuse, social disintegration and political corruption.  Can it be saved? Is there anything left to save? Whose fault is it, anyway?

 

December 9, 2014

THE CLEANSING by Emily Von Stuckrad

In the author’s own words, “A Compendium of Reactive Soliloquies Inspired by Actual Events”  THE CLEANSING is a series of commentaries, remembrances, and stories from the Civil War.

 

January 13, 2015

TBA

 

February 10, 2015

TBA

 

March 10, 2015

HOUR FARTHER By David Greer

An adopted-son waiting to meet his biological father for the first time, discovers how dangerous family truth can be.

 

 

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If you are a playwright, send us your new work; we are looking for good manuscripts!

 

 

CPI Playwriting Workshop 

 

Next workshop is August 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Please join us.

FREE - YOU ARE ALL INVITED !!!!

General seating:  RSVP is required.

The venue is FREE, but we ask guests to bring appetizers or beverages to share.

Location: 2815 Commons Way, (45219) - French Hall on UC Campus.  Room 2225 (ground floor).

Try to park on Jefferson Ave (free).  Do not park on Campus, unless in a garage.

 

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