Dan Guntzelman and Lissa Levin came across from the pair of “WKRP in Cincinnati.” Sooner or later, they got hitched and now have proceeded composing for television from the time. Guntzelman is directing Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s manufacturing of Levin’s play, “Sex and Education.” (Photo: Supplied)
Lissa Levin never ever considered by herself as being a trailblazer.
Yet whenever she broke into television writing within the 1980s that are early there have been remarkably few feamales in the writer’s space along with her.
“It had been often me personally and nine guys,” she states. “But actually, i did son’t fork out a lot of the time great deal of thought. I became simply invested in being in addition to my game.”
In the whole, that proved a strategy that is good. Her application is dense with A-list productions; “WKRP in Cincinnati,” “Mad she also had written an bout of “Cheers. in regards to you,” “Brothers” –”
At present, however, she’s here in Cincinnati, where certainly one of her phase plays“Sex that is Education” – opens Oct. 15 at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati.
Just like the most readily useful of her television work, the play features a nimble mixture of humor – a few of it quite savage – and social commentary.
It’s the final day’s high college for baseball star Joe Marks (R. Graham Rogers) and their cheerleader gf Hannah Winters (Esther Cunningham) in Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s creation of “Sex and Education.” (Picture: Mikki Schaffner/Provided)