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Cincinnati is one of only 13 U.S. cities with all five arts: ballet, opera, fine art museums, symphony and theater. We have the second-oldest opera in the country and the fifth-oldest symphony, not to mention a Tony Award-winning theater and a ballet company that has been entertaining children and adults for more than 50 years. From classical to contemporary and cutting-edge, Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky offer a wide range of performing arts styles fit for everyone.

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The Carnegie

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
The Carnegie

The Carnegie

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue hosting theater and concert events, children’s arts programs and art exhibitions. With five art... Read more

The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue hosting theater and concert events, children’s arts programs and art exhibitions. With five art galleries, a magnificent turn-of-the-century theater, and a brand new education center, the Carnegie is one of the most prominent arts institutions in Northern... Read More

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is a dynamic ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians. The fifth oldest symphony orchestra in the United States and the oldest... Read more

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is a dynamic ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians. The fifth oldest symphony orchestra in the United States and the oldest orchestra in Ohio, the CSO has played a leading role in the cultural life of Greater Cincinnati and the Midwest since its founding in 1895. Over the years, the... Read More

Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Approximately 8.44 miles from your location
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Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Approximately 8.44 miles from your location

The Esquire is located just north of Cincinnati in Clifton, at 320 Ludlow Ave. The Esquire shows foreign films, as well as small independent features. On Wednesday's only... Read more

The Esquire is located just north of Cincinnati in Clifton, at 320 Ludlow Ave. The Esquire shows foreign films, as well as small independent features. On Wednesday's only, patrons may purchase discounted movie tickets for $6 each. At that time, they will receive a coupon for a 20 percent discount at the participating area... Read More

La Comedia Dinner Theatre

North

Approximately 32.74 miles from your location

La Comedia Dinner Theatre

North

Approximately 32.74 miles from your location

Featuring six Broadway-style shows a year, along with the famous mouth-watering buffet, La Comedia has been one of southwest Ohio's greatest entertainment values for 30... Read more

Featuring six Broadway-style shows a year, along with the famous mouth-watering buffet, La Comedia has been one of southwest Ohio's greatest entertainment values for 30 years! Whether you are celebrating a birthday or anniversary, looking for a one-of-a-kind experience for your group, or a romantic afternoon or evening with... Read More

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

Under the direction of Music Director Mischa Santora, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra provides an experience in classical music that is both exciting and intimate.... Read more

Under the direction of Music Director Mischa Santora, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra provides an experience in classical music that is both exciting and intimate. The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is known for unique programming and for creative collaborations with other local arts organizations, such as Vocal Arts... Read More

Madison Theater

South

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Madison Theater

South

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

The Madison Theater boasts a capacity of approximately 1200 guests, two venues, a state of the art sound and lighting system, as well as 3 full service bars. There are... Read more

The Madison Theater boasts a capacity of approximately 1200 guests, two venues, a state of the art sound and lighting system, as well as 3 full service bars. There are two fully retractable screens that will allow for private or public viewing of various media from DVD to computer projection. From its opening in 1912 to it's... Read More

Taft Theatre

Downtown

Approximately 7.12 miles from your location
Taft Theatre

Taft Theatre

Downtown

Approximately 7.12 miles from your location

The Taft Theatre features musicians, comedians, childrens' shows and theater producations. Handicapped seating is available, as well as hearing-enhancement devices.

The Taft Theatre features musicians, comedians, childrens' shows and theater producations. Handicapped seating is available, as well as hearing-enhancement devices.

The Children's Theatre

Downtown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

The Children's Theatre

Downtown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

The Children's Theatre of Cinncinnati's rich history began over 80 years ago. In 1924, The Junior League of Cincinnati developed a plan to introduce tri-state area... Read more

The Children's Theatre of Cinncinnati's rich history began over 80 years ago. In 1924, The Junior League of Cincinnati developed a plan to introduce tri-state area children to the magic of theatre. Their plan evolved into the Children's Theatre, which incorporated in 1947. Today, the Children's Theatre continues its unique... Read More

Riverbend Music Center

East

Approximately 3.52 miles from your location
Riverbend Music Center

Riverbend Music Center

East

Approximately 3.52 miles from your location

One of Cincinnati's premiere outdoor music venues has now added the 4,100-seat PNC Pavilion providing a mid-sized theater-amphithieater hybrid which offers an intimate... Read more

One of Cincinnati's premiere outdoor music venues has now added the 4,100-seat PNC Pavilion providing a mid-sized theater-amphithieater hybrid which offers an intimate concert experience. Riverbend Music Center also features the Hulbert Taft Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and J. Ralph Corbett Pavilion offering both indoor... Read More

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location
Aronoff Center for the Arts

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

The Aronoff Center for the Arts is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the state-of-the-art facility opened in October... Read more

The Aronoff Center for the Arts is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the state-of-the-art facility opened in October 1995. The Center consists of three stunning performance spaces: Procter & Gamble Hall, Jarson-Kaplan Theater and Fifth Third Bank Theater. In addition,... Read More

Greaves Concert Hall

South

Approximately 6.48 miles from your location

Greaves Concert Hall

South

Approximately 6.48 miles from your location

Greaves Concert Hall is located just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Opened in 1992, this 637-seat hall offers listeners a warm and intimate setting with superb... Read more

Greaves Concert Hall is located just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Opened in 1992, this 637-seat hall offers listeners a warm and intimate setting with superb acoustics and sight lines.

Monmouth Theatre

South

Approximately 6.35 miles from your location

Monmouth Theatre

South

Approximately 6.35 miles from your location

The Monmouth Theater is Greater Cincinnati’s newest and most eclectic entertainment venue. Any weekend your choices can range from poetry to jazz standards, or... Read more

The Monmouth Theater is Greater Cincinnati’s newest and most eclectic entertainment venue. Any weekend your choices can range from poetry to jazz standards, or from Shakespeare to Elvis!

University of Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 8.09 miles from your location
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 8.09 miles from your location

The University of Cincinnati is one of America's top public research institutions with a student population of more than 40,000. Since its founding in 1819, UC has been... Read more

The University of Cincinnati is one of America's top public research institutions with a student population of more than 40,000. Since its founding in 1819, UC has been the source of many discoveries creating positive change for society, including co-op education, the oral polio vaccine, the first electronic organ, the first... Read More

Falcon Theatre

South

Approximately 6.33 miles from your location

Falcon Theatre

South

Approximately 6.33 miles from your location

Founded in 1989, Falcon continues to be faithful to its mission of bringing powerful theater to the Greater Cincinnati area. Falcon has always been dedicated to both... Read more

Founded in 1989, Falcon continues to be faithful to its mission of bringing powerful theater to the Greater Cincinnati area. Falcon has always been dedicated to both the artists and audiences as the relationship between the two is what makes live theater such an exceptional art. The creation of a play takes collaboration... Read More

Bi-Okoto African Drum and Dance Theatre

North

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location

Bi-Okoto African Drum and Dance Theatre

North

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location

Bi-Okoto (pronounced Bee-O-Ko-Toe) Drum... Read more

Bi-Okoto (pronounced Bee-O-Ko-Toe) Drum & Dance Theatre was established in August 1994 to preserve traditional African drum and dance heritage and promote cultural understanding by educating audiences of all ages about African countries through language, music and movement for a better appreciation of diversity.

The Southgate House Revival

South

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location
The Southgate House Revival

The Southgate House Revival

South

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location

The Southgate House Revival is located in The Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was built in 1866 just after the Civil War. It is one of the few historic... Read more

The Southgate House Revival is located in The Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was built in 1866 just after the Civil War. It is one of the few historic churches that remain in Newport, Ky. There are three rooms in the church that host live music every night: The Sanctuary, The Lounge and The Revival Room. The main... Read More

Cincinnati Circus Company

North

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Cincinnati Circus Company

North

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

The Cincinnati Circus Company is an entertainment and event provider that offers more than 100 different forms of entertainment; from jugglers to fire performers and... Read more

The Cincinnati Circus Company is an entertainment and event provider that offers more than 100 different forms of entertainment; from jugglers to fire performers and aerialists, to setting up large events complete with disc jockeys and green screen photographers. Did we mention that they also have the only flying trapeze rig in... Read More

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location
Know Theatre

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

Know Theatre of Cincinnati creates alternative theatre that is uniquely relevant. Our Mission is to engage a diverse audience making theatre more accessible for all. The... Read more

Know Theatre of Cincinnati creates alternative theatre that is uniquely relevant. Our Mission is to engage a diverse audience making theatre more accessible for all. The purpose of Know Theatre of Cincinnati is to make the arts more accessible to the public by providing provocative artistic opportunities for multicultural and... Read More

The Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

North

Approximately 26.07 miles from your location

The Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

North

Approximately 26.07 miles from your location

The story of the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and Chorus began with the formation of the Lebanon Area Community Chorus in September of 1991. A small group of individuals... Read more

The story of the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and Chorus began with the formation of the Lebanon Area Community Chorus in September of 1991. A small group of individuals, led by Music Director, David W. Donovan began producing concert seasons that brought exciting music to audiences in the greater Lebanon area. In December of... Read More

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a resident ensemble theater bringing Shakespeare and the classics to life for audiences of all ages.

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a resident ensemble theater bringing Shakespeare and the classics to life for audiences of all ages.

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