October 31, 2019

“As One” Actors On Playing ‘Hannah Before’ and ‘Hannah After’ in Transgender-Focused Opera Columbus Production

Actors Michael Kelly and Blythe Gaissert are visiting Columbus from New York City to star in Opera Columbus' production "As One," which features a story about Hannah, a transgender woman. "Her transition is at the heart of As One, but more than that it’s a story of self discovery and acceptance," says Kelly.
October 29, 2019

Maria Dalanno and Meredith Hanosek Prepare for West Side Story

High school students, Maria Dalanno and Meredith Hanosek are currently performing in Columbus Children’s Theatre’s and Short North Stage’s production of West Side Story, running through Nov. 17. We chatted with them about their background and inspirations, and about their roles in the show.