D. Lynn Meyers

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Multiple Tony-award winning musical Fun Home will kick-off he 34th season at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. For a preview of this regional premiere and the full 2019-20 ETC season, Artistic Director D. Lynn Meyers is in our studio for a conversation with Brian O'Donnell.

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Parking will be restricted on Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Sycamore Streets in downtown Cincinnati Wednesday Jan. 16 to accommodate crews and equipment for filming Dry Run starring Mark Ruffalo and Anne Hathaway.

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Cincinnati native Johanna Byer comes home next week to produce Netflix's remake of the 2010 French thriller Point Blank with Captain America stars Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo, as well as Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden from CBS' Code Black.

The life and times of Vaudeville performer and jazz/blues legend Ethel Waters will play out in the regional premiere of His Eye is On the Sparrow at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Cincinnati's theatre community is growing, but still small enough for personal relationships and mutual support. 

Actor Zac Efron spent Thursday in the Clermont County Jail…. as serial killer Ted Bundy.

The Clermont County Sheriff Facebook page today posted:  "Film crews, vintage police cars, and Actor Zac Efron spent the afternoon at the Clermont County Jail today shooting scenes for a upcoming chronicle of the crimes of the notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. The film is titled "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile."

The sheriff's office also posted eight photos.

Original post 1:04 p.m. Thursday Jan. 25: John Malkovich and Angela Sarafyan could be seen soon here for Zac Efron's movie about serial killer Ted Bundy.

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"Captain America" star Frank Grillo returns to Cincinnati next week for his second feature film here in three months.

Grillo, who starred with Bruce Willis and Olivio Culpo in "Reprisal" in August, has the lead in "Donnybrook," which begins shooting here Oct. 23, Film Cincinnati announced Thursday.

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Forget the glamour of Cate Blanchett's "Carol," the talented jazz musicians in "Miles Ahead" or the cute kids in "A Christmas Melody."

Producers of "Donnybrook," Cincinnati's next major movie, want "rough types: beards, wrinkles, fighters, tattoos, etc. Backwater types!"

The longest-running theatre company in Over the Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, has just completed an expansion and renovation to add comfort and amenities to their space on Vine Street. 

The next regional premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is Brownsville Song (B Side for Tray) from playwright Kimber Lee

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its new season with the regional premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez

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I’ve been waiting two years to tell this story about the local actors who appeared in “Carol” with Oscar-nominated actressess Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

When “Carol” was shot here in 2014, local participants were ordered not to speak to the media. Believe me I tried, but nobody wanted to talk and jeopardize their part in the film.

With “Carol” up for six Academy Awards on Feb. 28, I finally got actors Kevin Crowley, Ann Reskin (Strunk) and Ken Strunk to tell about the film, along with “Carol” local casting direct D. Lynn Meyers.

Our area was all abuzz during the filming of the critically acclaimed film Carol, which is nominated for six Academy Awards.

Ensemble Theater Cincinnati is celebrating its 30th season with a mix of classics, new plays, and a musical, tales from a fighter pilot turned drone operator to the magical world of Cinderella.

The 30th season of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati kicks off on September 8 with the regional premiere of Luna Gale by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rebecca Gilman.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s D. Lynn Meyers has assembled an eclectic, challenging and acclaimed 2015-2016 roster of plays, and she joins Jim Stump to preview the entire season.

  Two more movies are ready to start filming in Greater Cincinnati. Over the years, several movie crews have shot films in and around our region, giving locals plenty of opportunities to get a taste of Hollywood and grab a few seconds of fame on film as extras. But how do casting directors decide who to put in a movie?