This is the place to be in the know about Special Events @Ensemble Theatre. Below you will find a current schedule.
Ensemble is excited to partner with Heights Libraries for the run of this show!
Join us for a POST SHOW talkback with Heights Libraries Director Nancy Levin. Saturday, September 22nd
Nancy has spent the last 8 years as Director, CH-UH Public Library. Prior to that she was Deputy Director at Rocky River Public Library. She spent 5 years Teen Services Coordinator, CH-UH Public Library and a year as Children's Services Librarian, Coventry Branch, CH-UH Pubic Library. Other exciting "roles" she plays are as Photo Editor for Encyclopedia Britannica and The Associated Press as well as a researcher for the Chicago Historical Society. She is very excited to partner with Ensemble for the run of this show and to talk about censorship during Banned Books Week (September 23rd-29th) with our diverse community. More info on banned books week and more @ heightslibraries.org
Join us for a POST SHOW SKYPE Talkback with the Playwright!
Sunday September 23rd.
Kenneth Jones is a playwright, librettist and lyricist. Alabama Story was a 2016 nominee for the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award and a 2014 Finalist in the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. It has been seen in more than 20 cities in the U.S. following its world premiere by Pioneer Theatre Company in 2015. Other plays: Two Henrys (two-time Semi-Finalist in the O’Neill NPC, developed by Pioneer Theatre Company, Hudson Stage Company and Pacific Resident Theatre); Hollywood, Nebraska (developed in Off-Broadway’s 2016 NewTACTics New Play Festival; workshopped by Wyoming Theater Festival, 2017); Circa 1976 (2018 O’Neill NPC Semi-Finalist); Ten Minutes on a Bench; Tortilla Messiah. Musicals: It Happened One Christmas, co-conceived with Karen Azenberg (Pioneer Theatre, 2015); Naughty/Nice, with composer Gerald Stockstill (published by stagerights.com); Voice of the City, with composer Elaine Chelton (developed by York Theatre Company and Human Race Theatre Company). He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, BMI and The 72nd Street Gang Playwrights Collective. He writes about his work and advocates for other theater makers at ByKennethJones.com.
Join us for a POST SHOW Talkback with James Kosmatka
(Ohio ACLU). September 30th.
James Kosmatka (he/him pronouns) is a nonprofit administrator and a freelance artist. He currently works as Executive Associate with the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio. He previously worked at Cleveland Public Theatre as Director of Patron Services and Assistant General Manager, and at Cleveland State University as Assistant to the Dramatic Arts Program Director. Credits include sound designs for I Call My Brothers and The Family Claxon (Cleveland Public Theatre), This is NOT About My Dead Dog (Playwrights Local), The Dybbuk andUbu Roi (Cleveland State University), The Underpants (Beck Center), and I Ca$$ie and The Dead Letter Office (Lunar Stratagem).