CCM Drama Grad Diana Maria Riva Returns to Primetime TV

CCM alumna Diana Maria Riva on television's 'Saint George.' Photo courtesy of FX.

CCM alumna Diana Maria Riva on television’s ‘Saint George.’ Photo courtesy of FX.

We are thrilled to report that CCM Drama alumna Diana Maria Riva (BFA, ’91; MFA, ’95) returns to primetime television as a series regular in a new comedy starring George Lopez. The half-hour Saint George premieres at 9 p.m. ET tonight (Thursday, March 6) on the FX channel!

Riva plays Lopez’s “tough and sexy” boss, as described in FX press materials. Her character, Concepcion, is the assistant principal at a downtown Los Angeles school, where she supervises Lopez teaching an evening history class — his way to give back to the community.

You can learn more about the program courtesy of the Cincinnati Enquirer here and courtesy of UC Magazine here.

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First Look: CCM’s Mainstage Series Production of ‘The Crucible’

Joe Markesbery is John Proctor in CCM’s production of Arthur Miller’s THE CRUCIBLE. Photography by Mark Lyons.

Joe Markesbery is John Proctor in CCM’s production of Arthur Miller’s THE CRUCIBLE. Photography by Mark Lyons.

In Salem, Massachusetts, one man’s dedication to the truth could cost him everything. Next month, Joe Markesbery is John Proctor in CCM’s visceral new production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

A central work in the canon of American drama, The Crucible runs Oct. 2 (preview) – Oct. 6 in CCM’s Patricia Corbett TheaterCCM Chair in Drama Richard E. Hess directs.

Single tickets and subscription packages are on sale now at 513-556-4183 or http://ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice/subscription.

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First Look: CCM’s Mainstage Series Production of ‘The Crucible’

Laura McCarthy is Abigail Williams in CCM’s powerful new production of Arthur Miller’s Tony Award-winning classic THE CRUCIBLE. Photography by Mark Lyons.

Laura McCarthy is Abigail Williams in CCM’s production of Arthur Miller’s THE CRUCIBLE. Photography by Mark Lyons.

Faith and uncertainty. Truth and deception. Good and evil. Next month, Laura McCarthy is Abigail Williams in CCM’s powerful new production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

When every action is fraught with life-or-death consequences, what guides us? Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, The Crucible runs Oct. 2 (preview) – Oct. 6 in CCM’s Patricia Corbett Theater. CCM Chair in Drama Richard E. Hess directs.

Single tickets and subscription packages are on sale now at 513-556-4183 or http://ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice/subscription.

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