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Mariemont Players Limelight Review - May, 2018

Norma Niinemets, Editor Art Kibby, Distribution Board News Following a successful Membership Meeting the following news was received, President. Steve Winslow announced that Dee Anne Bryll will be chairing the Artistic Committee for the MPI 2019-2020 season. Jackie Miesle has graciously accepted the position of Publicity Chair for MPI. I will be leaving several of my volunteer positions for MPI and I am happy to announce that the following members have stepped forward to take the jobs. The Limelight Review will now be handled by Jackie Miesle . Dan Maloney will take over Opening Night Gift for cast and crew and Chris Cullen will be in charge of purchasing concessions for each production. Thanks to everyone for stepping up. Director's Notes for Around the World in 80 Days by Jerry Wiesenhahn A huge thank you and shout out to everyone who helped make Around the World in 80 Days a success! A special thanks to those who are not recognized in the program - the ushers and those who helped with strike. Special recognition to Kristen Vincenty, my producer who ended up doing WAY MORE than a producer generally has to do personally, including dramaturgy, lobby display, helping with painting...
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Mariemont Players Auditions for The Cemetery Club

Mariemont Players and director Jerry Wiesenhahn announce auditions for The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchall. Audition Dates/Times: 8 PM – 10 PM Sunday, May 13th (by appointment only) 7 PM – 10 PM Monday, May 14th (appointments encouraged, walk-ins welcome) Location: 4101 Walton Creek Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227 Performance Dates: September 7th – 23rd, 2018 Synopsis 3 Jewish widows in New York City have been friends forever and get together once a month to visit their husbands’ graves. One of them will never get over her husband’s death, the visit to his gravesite is the highlight of her month; another is just beginning to think about putting herself back out there socially and try dating; the third may have actually scheduled a date at her husband’s funeral for later that evening. How they support each other (and occasionally don’t) is a very funny (and sometimes touching) play about life, loss, friendship, and having the courage to turn a page and begin a new chapter for yourself.  Characters:  4 Female, 1 Male – all late 50s to early 70s stage age Auditions will consist of cold readings of the script. To make an appointment, review the script, or for more information, please contact...
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Cast announcement of our July production, All the Way

All The Way
Mariemont Players and director Ed Cohen are pleased to announce the cast of our July production, All the Way by Robert Schenkkan: A.J. Ford – LBJ Aaron Bates – Walter Jenkins Tom Peters – Hubert Humphery Arny Stoller – Richard Russell Burt McCollom – J. Edgar Hoover Derek Snow – Martin Luther King, Jr. James Christian, Jr. – Ralph Abernathy Dan Maloney – Stanley Levison; John McCormack; Seymore Trammell; Edwin King Joel Lind – Cartha ‘Deke’ Deloach; Howard ‘Judge’ Smith; Everett Dirksen Fred Murrell – Strom Thurmond John Langley – George Wallace Dava Lynn – Lady Bird Johnson; Katherine Graham; Katherine St. George Sally Fint –Lurleen Wallace; Muriel Humphrey; Secretary Gary Glass – Robert McNamara; James Eastland; William McCulloch; Paul Johnson, Jr. David Hatfield – William Colmer; Robert Byrd Kenny Tessel – Emmanuel Celler; Walter Reuther; Mike Mansfield Jef Brown – James Corman; Carl Sanders; Tailor; Barber Elizabeth L. Taylor – Coretta Scott King; Fannie Lou Hamer African-American performers are still being sought for the following roles: Stokley Carmichal Roy Wilkins; Aaron Henry Bob Moses; David Dennis Please contact director Ed Cohen  if interested in auditioning. Synopsis 1963… An assassin’s bullet catapults Lyndon B. Johnson into the presidency. A Shakespearean...
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