Programs 2014-2015

Circle Singers

Directed by Bill Osborne

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 Circle Singers is a Cincinnati, Ohio-based, mixed-voice, adult, community chorus with approximately 35 current members and growing. Their eclectic repertoire has Broadway, classical, standards, folk, spirituals, patriotic, contemporary, religious and other unique numbers. Whether performing at a large community event or a smaller gathering, they bring zest, harmony and FUN  to the occasion. Don’t miss this great show!

 Mrs. Nancy Cavanaugh                                                                          Chairman of the Day

Patrick Henry: Attorney, Statesman, and Five-time Governor of Virginia

Portrayed by Tony Steer

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Tony Steer has been an American History enthusiast for many years, having been a teacher of history and a traveler in history. After visiting Colonial Williamsburg, he became especially interested in Patrick Henry and focused his study on him. Through extensive study and subsequent trips to Williamsburg, Yorktown, Scotchtown and Red Hill where Henry lived, Tony Steer began his adventure into the world of Patrick Henry. Please join us for lunch and a visit with Patrick Henry.

Ms. Rosemary Ennis                                                                                  Chairman of the Day

Mother of Mercy’s Show Choir

Directed by Ms. Kim Zang

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 Ms. Zang has joined Mother of Mercy High School to direct the show choir. This is a young choir that has performed for many Westside events. They will perform holiday favorites to set us in the holiday spirit.

Ms. Kathleen Monahan (Kathy)                                                         Chairman of the Day 

Loving Friends Retirement Home

Presented by CWC Players

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The CWC players will present a lively new play written by a CWC member, the fourth season with the residents from the Loving Friends Retirement Home, or a Broadway hit.  It is a mystery for all of us. Teasers will be presented to the membership by Mrs. Carol Parsons as the play draws closer.

Why Shakespeare? Comedic Excerpts

Presented by The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

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 Three professional actors from The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company answer a common question: “Why do we still study Shakespeare today?”  They will present interesting facts about Shakespeare, incorporate an opportunity for audience participation, and perform scenes from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “Macbeth”, “Comedy of Errors”, and others as part of their comedic presentation.  Please join us for this lunch and program.

 Mrs. Mary Reed Lyon                                                                               Chairman of the Day

Put a Little Jazz in your Life!

Directed by Kerry Cruse

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The Walnut Hills High School Jazz Ensemble has become recognized throughout our community for its high-octane performance level.  Not only has it competed frequently  

in local and regional competitions, it has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestras, and graced venues such as the Cincinnati Art Museum, Taft Museum and the downtown Public Library.


Ms. Kathy Monahan........................Chairman of the Day


Seven Nuns At Las Vegas

The Cincinnati Woman's Club Players

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This production, a comedy,  was originally performed at Notre Dame University in 1954.  It is a hilarious play about the adventures of seven nuns who find themselves in a very unique situation.  The CWC Players will delight you with this adaptation by College Club member, Carol Parsons.  You won’t want to miss it. 


Mrs. Carol Parsons.............................................................................Chairman of the Day

Snowmen, Sleigh Bells, and Holiday Memories

Presented by Melissa Bonetti and Musicians

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What better way to begin the holiday season than a delightful holiday songfest on St. Nicholas Day!  Melissa Bonetti and other performers from the UC College Conservatory of Music (CCM) will sing a variety of those favorite melodies that put us in the gala holiday mood.  Some of the songs will be done in caroling style, some will be jazzy, and others classical.  Melissa is a master’s student at CCM with a beautiful mezzo voice who will delight all of us with her talent.


Dr. Janet McDaniel…...……….…………………………………………Chairman of the Day

Bamso Brings Us Its Best!

Director Michael Chertock

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What better time than springtime for an opportunity to hear three talented winners of the 2014 Jack & Lucille Wonnell Young Artist Concerto Competition, sponsored by the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra (BAMSO).  Their scintillating performances are from the main symphonic sections: (1) Strings, (2) Piano, (3) Brass, Reeds, and Woodwind.  The Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Michael Chertock, the distinguished keyboardist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Asst. Professor of Piano at University of Cincinnati's CCM.


Mrs. Carole Rauf……………...………..…...….…Chairman of the Day



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CCM Senior Youth Ballet Company is made up of junior and senior high school students who are serious about ballet.  The Mini and Junior Ballet Company is made up of children ages 8 through 13 and focuses on guiding young students in their performance skills and ballet technique.  "The Carnival of Animals" and other dance selections will demonstrate their accomplishments.



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The CWC Players are for the first time presenting an improvisation.  Cast members enlighten the audience by discussing a play they are planning.  The improvisation is based on last year's Seven Nuns in Las Vegas, but it looks like there will be lots of showgirls and only a few nuns.  Come and enjoy the fun.

Chairman of the Day          Ms. Vivian Morgan



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The New Horizons Dixieland Band of Cincinnati offers jazz and blues in addition to Dixieland tunes.  The band is composed of men and women and includes five graduates of music conservatories.  The other musicians are amateurs who love playing this peppy and fun kind of music.  Audiences of all ages find the beat and toe-tapping melodies irresistible.  A sing-along featuring holiday favorites will allow the audience to join in the merriment.

Chairman of the Day:          Betsy Bazell



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Organized in 1980, FRIENDS OF THE GROOM is a traveling drama company that presents short vignettes with powerful messages that will touch your heart.  The vignettes are conversations between ordinary people who are in difficult situations or are at turning points in their lives.  This meaningful presentation will be entertaining while bringing comfort and inspiration to you.

Chairman of the Day                     Alice Robbins








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People may know lots of songs from today and yester-years, but often they don't know the composers.  Join Jane and learn about the "Mystery Composer."  Come, have fun, and sing along.  (A good singing voice is not mandatory!)

Chairman of the Day          Carol Parsons