Spotlight On: Meggy Hai Trang

Spotlight On: Meggy Hai Trang

Omniscience looks good on Meggy Hai Trang. Returning to Cincinnati in her debut at the Know Theatre in a mysterious (and likely, all-powerful) role, Meggy (Anita) was seen most recently as a member of the Bruce E. Coyle 2013-2014 Acting Intern Company with the Cincinnati Playhouse, where she played Barky in …

Spotlight On: Torie Wiggins

Spotlight On: Torie Wiggins

Torie Wiggins is back on Know’s MainStage, and she’s ready for adventure. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Dramatic Performance, Torie (Mimi) is well known to Cincinnati audiences: her one-woman show, Your Negro Tour Guide, has been seen at venues across Cincinnati and toured across …

Spotlight On: Darnell Benjamin

Spotlight On: Darnell Benjamin

Darnell Pierre Benjamin is always ready to come back home to play in Know Theatre’s sandbox. Originally from Louisiana, Darnell has his BFA from UL Lafayette; and an MFA from University of Houston in 2009. Fortune has shined and given Darnell many opportunities to do some amazing shows: Titus Andronicus …

Spotlight On: Jon Kovach

Spotlight On: Jon Kovach

In Harry & The Thief, Know Theatre has assembled a veritable Who’s Who of Cincinnati theatre stars. Today, we’re excited to feature audience favorite (and prolific writer, director, and performer), Jon Kovach. Recently awarded “‘Audience Pick” of the 2014 Cincinnati Fringe Festival, Jon Kovach (Overseer Jones) returns to what he calls one …

Spotlight On: Rico Reid

Spotlight On: Rico Reid

Know Theatre is especially proud of the rockstar cast we’ve assembled for our latest MainStage production, Harry & The Thief.  Even more than that, we’re proud that this unique and surprising play has allowed us to bring some major talent back to Cincinnati from parts elsewhere! Today’s featured artist, Rico Reid (Jeremy), was born …

Taking “Don’t F*** It Up” To Heart

Taking “Don’t F*** It Up” To Heart

Know Theatre invited Guest Director Holly L. Derr to speak about her process and the specific challenge of doing justice to such an epic story while honoring the histories from which it draws.    In preparation for directing Sigrid Gilmer’s Harry & the Thief, I’m reading a book called Harriet Tubman: Myth, Memory, …