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The Sappy Critic
Theatre reviews and features about theatre in the Greater Cincinnati area
Note from the editor

As a professional counselor by trade, I find myself being much more in touch with my emotions — and while I love talking about feelings in my work, the theater has drawn them out more than in any other place. I have grown to have a deep love and appreciation for live theater. So, now I want to give back. And I plan to do so by spotlighting, highlighting, and featuring all the great theater in Greater Cincinnati and Dayton. From college productions to professional Equity houses, we really do have some marvelous artists right here in our community. So, I want to help you find them. Perhaps you will be as moved as I have been. A theatre critic at one of our local newspapers said to me, “You’re an advocate for theatre.” I consider that a high compliment and its a responsibility I don’t take lightly. I will promise that I won’t lie to you and (despite rumors to the contrary) I don’t love everything I see. But I will spotlight and feature and promote the amazing artists and work that is produced in Cincinnati and beyond.

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Kirk Sheppard
Kirk Sheppard, LPCC-S, LICDC, is a counselor, helper educator, former pro wrestling personality, and playwright in Cincinnati. More at www.kirksheppard.info