Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Whisper House


    It’s 1942 – at the height of World War II – and young Christopher is sent to live with an aunt he’s never met: Lily, the reclusive keeper of a Maine light house. On the rocky shore, Christopher is caught in the middle of a collection of strangers: the patriotic Sheriff Charles; Lily’s Japanese handyman, Yasuhiro; and a pair of ghosts who may or may not be entirely real.

    A darkly mysterious musical about our fear of the unknown from the Tony Award winning composer of Spring Awakening and the Tony nominated book writer of Sponge Bob Square Pants.

    10 words or less: A pop musical ghost story.
    Running Time: 100 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission
    Rated: PG.

    • Creative Team

      directed by Daniel Winters
      scenic & lighting design by Andrew Hungerford
      costume design by Noelle Johnston
      sound & video design by Douglas Borntrager
      Prop Design & Scenic Art by Sarah Beth Hall

      stage manager: Scott Slucher
      music director: Erin McCamley
      choreographer: Darnell Pierre Benjamin
      vocal coach: Chaslee Schweitzer


      (in order of appearance)

      Cary Davenport as Ghost
      Erin Ward as Ghost
      Andrew Ramos as Christopher
      Kelly Mengelkoch* as Lily
      Adam Tran as Yasuhiro
      Brant Russell as Charles

      *Appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association under a Special Appearance Agreement.


      Piano: James Allen
      French Horn: Anson Carroll
      Bass: Kyle Lane
      Clarinets: Taylor Overholt
      Trumpets: Alex Strawn
      Drums: Brandon Vitruls
      Guitar: Cary Davenport, Erin Ward, Brant Russell

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