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SILENCE! The Musical – Opens September 25!

Silence the Musical5_FINALSILENCE! The Musical
Music and Lyrics by Jon Kaplan and Al Kaplan
Book by Hunter Bell

This musical parody of The Silence Of The Lambs was a huge hit when it debuted at the New York Fringe Festival and it went on to several successful New York runs.  Now Falcon Theatre brings this outrageous spoof to our area in its regional premiere.  SILENCE! The Musical is hysterical in it’s quest to be completely politically incorrect as it parodies all the characters you loved in the original movie.

NOTE:  This play contains extremely mature language and subject matter and is not appropriate for audience members under the age of 18.

Performance Dates: September 25, 26, October 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 & 10, 2015

Falcon welcomes Cincinnati LAB Theatre

We’re pleased to Welcome Cincinnati LAB Theatre back this summer!

Tickets are now on sale through our Purchase Tickets link for Identity, Cincinnati LAB Theatre’s Summer Workshop.  Identity is a collection of 3 20-minute original pieces with a common theme and will include a post show audience discussion each night.

Dates:  August 13, 14 & 15, 2015
Times:  8:00 PM
Location:  Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY
Price:  $10 for all advance sales, $15 at the door.  (Student tickets are $10 with a valid ID)

Renee Alper

reneeRenee Alper, long time patron of Falcon Theatre, passed away on July 27, 2015.  Renee was one of the most ardent supporters of theater in the Greater Cincinnati area, literally seeing hundreds of productions over the last several years.  Although her health made it a challenge for her to travel, she still visited practically every theater in the area and was unwavering in her support of this art she loved so much.  She was a playwright and actress herself and was a stalwart patron of the arts.  She loved nothing more than seeing shows and discussing predictions with actors and artists…offering insights into everything she saw.  Renee will be greatly missed for her unparalleled support and passion.

Announcing Auditions for SILENCE! The Musical

Falcon Theatre announces open auditions for
SILENCE! The Musical
Directed By Ted Weil, Music Directed by Sherry McCamley
Tuesday, June 23 & Wednesday, June 24
7:00-9:00 PM
Bring 16 bars of a song (along with sheet music for the accompanist) and be prepared to read from the script.
No appointment needed.
SILENCE! The Musical is a spoof of the film The Silence Of The Lambs and, as such, is performed with a comedic leaning toward the actors in the original film.  We aren’t looking for faithful imitations, but the production will strive to highlight certain characteristics that defined the roles.
Recommended Cast Requirements (these are suggestions only…actual casting may vary):

Clarice Starling 25-35, Caucasian female. She is a mix of tough and sexy. West Virginian accent. Belt/mix to C (optional to E-flat). Alto/Mezzo-soprano.

Dr. Hannibal Lecter 40s-50s, Caucasian male. An intelligent, psychiatrist with a taste for all things of class and high society, not to mention all things human. Tenor/Baritenor, to A-flat with a strong lower register. Think Evil Gilbert & Sullivan.

Buffalo Bill 30s to early 40s, Caucasian male. Must be an extremely strong comedic actor who can do a Mid-Western accent. Baritone to G (opt. to A) with a strong lower register.

Catherine/Senator Martin/Lamb 20s-30s, Caucasian female. Strong comedic actress. Larger physical build a plus, but not necessary. High belter with strong soprano to A/B.

Crawford/Papa Starling/Lamb 40-50, Caucasian male. Head of FBI. Baritone/Bass to E- flat.

Dr. Chilton/Cop/Lamb 30s-50s. Male, any ethnicity, to play the smarmy Dr. Chilton and multiple roles. Baritone to E-flat, with strong upper register.

Ardelia/Lamb 20s-40s, African-American female, to play multiple roles. Mezzo- soprano/Alto.

Pembry/Lamb 20s-40s. Male, any ethnicity, to play multiple roles. Tenor to A.

Production Dates:  Sept 25-Oct 10, 2015
For questions, contact Ted Weil at tweil@falcontheatre.net

Assassins is selling out fast!

8b7ccc7e-945b-4d64-a0bf-b8e4480d3cd1Our 25th Anniversary season closes out with Assassins, the celebrated Stephen Sondheim musical that covers every Presidential assassin (and failed assassin) from Booth to Fromme.  Falcon first staged this show in 1998, and we’re bringing it back for a brand new treatment in 2015.

Directed by Jared Doren and music directed by Steve Goers.


John Wilkes Booth: Brian Berendts
Charles Guiteau: Patrick Carnes
Leon Czolgosz: Michael Dean Conley
Emma Goldman: Helen Raymond-Goers
Guiseppe Zangara: Kyle Taylor
Lee Harvey Oswald: Jared Earland
Samuel Byck: Mike Dennis
John Hinckley: Hamilton Moore
Squeaky Fromme: Eileen Earnest
Sara Jane Moore: Danielle Muething
Proprietor: Joe Hornbaker
Balladeer: Andrew Maloney
Ensemble: Aiden Marie Sims, Helen Raymond Goers, Mike Fielder, Russ D. McGee, Joey Olberding

Assassins runs May 29, 30, June 5, 6, 12 and 13th
Tickets are $20, $18 for students and seniors with valid ID.

Get your tickets now for The Cover Of Life!

Cover_ThumbnailThe Cover Of Life opens on April 10th and tickets are on sale now and going fast.  Get your tickets now to see this amazing story of the women back home during the second World War.
When the 3 Cliffert brothers go off to fight in World War II, their young wives move in with the boy’s mother to keep the home fires burning for the duration of the war.  When Life Magazine decides it would make a good cover story, their lives are invaded by up and coming reporter Kate Miller.  As Kate collects information for her story all the women learn more about themselves and each other.  Warm, affecting and funny, this is a play that offers plenty to talk about and will send audiences home feeling like they’ve gotten to visit another time in American history.

Directed by Tracy M. Schoster

Kate Miller:  Tara Williams
Aunt Ola Cliffert:  Holly Sauerbrunn
Addie Mae McGough:  Kristy Rucker
Tood Cliffert:  Gretchen Reinersman
Weetsie Cliffert:  Lisa Dirkes
Sybil Harrist-Cliffert:  Merritt Beischel
Tommy Cliffert:  Jared Earland

Performance Dates: April 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 2015