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Review: OSU Theatre Presents Her Naked Skin

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Review: OSU Theatre Presents Her Naked Skin

Her Naked Skin zooms in on a pivotal year in the fight for women’s rights, 1913-1914. Its scenes present snapshots of the suffragettes’ adaptation of tactics from the Irish Rebellion, including vandalism and hunger strikes, before they suspended the campaign in a gesture of unity during WWI. The spine of the play, and its strongest […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Alison Bomber on Directing Romeo and Juliet

Ray'Anthony Bruster Ray'Anthony Bruster Columbus Makes Art Presents Alison Bomber on Directing Romeo and Juliet

Freelance Text and Voice Coach, Director and Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) Associate Artist Alison Bomber has returned to The Ohio State University Department of Theatre to guest direct Romeo and Juliet after directing the department’s successful production of Othello in 2011. We caught up with Alison about her inspirations, her directing process and her collaborations […]

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Theatre Review: OSU’s Good Kids’ Reach Far Exceeds its Grasp

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: OSU’s Good Kids’ Reach Far Exceeds its Grasp

The Big Ten Theatre Consortium’s New Play Initiative is designed to help correct some ugly imbalances that are frequently shrugged off as just the way of the world in the theatre community. A commissioning grant to create new work by playwrights who are women featuring at least seven major roles for women, with guaranteed productions […]

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Theatre Review: OSU’s Standing on Ceremony is a Beautiful Exploration of Marriage

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: OSU’s Standing on Ceremony is a Beautiful Exploration of Marriage

Standing on Ceremony, an anthology of short plays and sketches themed around gay marriage, premiered Off-Broadway in 2011 – the year New York ratified marriage equality.  It’s a snapshot of that fraught time when marriage was only available to all people in certain states. The 9 plays here, written by a selection of some of the most […]

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