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Now through Apr 21, 2019

Miss Saigon

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Apr 21, 2019

Miss Saigon

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter...

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter...

Now through Apr 21, 2019

The Thanksgiving Play

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Apr 21, 2019

The Thanksgiving Play

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Watch as a group of liberal artists walk the fine line of political correctness in this fresh, satirical comedy. Armed with progressive lingo and questionably good intentions, they attempt to devise a culturally sensitive Thanksgiving play for local elementary schools. Slowly...

Watch as a group of liberal artists walk the fine line of political correctness in this fresh, satirical comedy. Armed with progressive lingo and questionably good intentions, they attempt to devise a culturally sensitive Thanksgiving play for local elementary schools. Slowly...

Now through May 18, 2019

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through May 18, 2019

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

The Peanuts gang comes to life onstage in this whimsical and witty musical! You’ll fall in love all over again with Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, Peppermint Patty and Snoopy as they deal with the joys and frustrations of kites, school, baseball and first love....

The Peanuts gang comes to life onstage in this whimsical and witty musical! You’ll fall in love all over again with Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, Peppermint Patty and Snoopy as they deal with the joys and frustrations of kites, school, baseball and first love....

Now through May 11, 2019

Skeleton Crew

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 11, 2019

Skeleton Crew

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Times are tough in 2008 Detroit as a hundred-year-old industry grinds to a halt. As rumors fly about factory closings, a tight-knit trio of autoworkers face tough decisions about the future, while their foreman weighs the demands of white-collar management status against his...

Times are tough in 2008 Detroit as a hundred-year-old industry grinds to a halt. As rumors fly about factory closings, a tight-knit trio of autoworkers face tough decisions about the future, while their foreman weighs the demands of white-collar management status against his...

Now through May 11, 2019

Mercury

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 11, 2019

Mercury

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Three stories cross outside of Portland, OR in a pitch black comedy with an illicit affair, a couple hanging on by a thread, bears at the window, the worst curiosity shop on the west coast, and an adorable missing dog named Mr. Bundles.  No one’s happy, people stop...

Three stories cross outside of Portland, OR in a pitch black comedy with an illicit affair, a couple hanging on by a thread, bears at the window, the worst curiosity shop on the west coast, and an adorable missing dog named Mr. Bundles.  No one’s happy, people stop...

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Now through May 04, 2019

Macbeth

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 04, 2019

Macbeth

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

When the noble Scottish Lord Macbeth sees a path to power open up before him, he is determined to trod that path to its bloody end, consequences (and maybe himself) be damned. With his ruthless wife at his side, the two plot a Machiavellian course to put and to keep Macbeth on...

When the noble Scottish Lord Macbeth sees a path to power open up before him, he is determined to trod that path to its bloody end, consequences (and maybe himself) be damned. With his ruthless wife at his side, the two plot a Machiavellian course to put and to keep Macbeth on...

Apr 25, 2019 through Apr 28, 2019

Bold Moves

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 25, 2019 through Apr 28, 2019

Bold Moves

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Your whole family will enjoy this delightful double-bill. For the first time in company history we present Jiří Kylián’s Sechs Tänze, a whimsical take on the aristocratic era set to the music of Mozart. Filled with sophisticated precision, this fanciful romp is...

Your whole family will enjoy this delightful double-bill. For the first time in company history we present Jiří Kylián’s Sechs Tänze, a whimsical take on the aristocratic era set to the music of Mozart. Filled with sophisticated precision, this fanciful romp is...

Apr 25, 2019

True Theatre: trueSTORM

True Theatre
1225 Elm St, CIncinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 25, 2019

True Theatre: trueSTORM

True Theatre
1225 Elm St, CIncinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Board up your windows, a storm’s’a comin’! Five of them, in fact. Don’t forget your galoshes and umbrellas when you come to trueSTORM! For Season 9, True Theatre is running the gamut of topics from light (trueCAMP) to heavy...

Board up your windows, a storm’s’a comin’! Five of them, in fact. Don’t forget your galoshes and umbrellas when you come to trueSTORM! For Season 9, True Theatre is running the gamut of topics from light (trueCAMP) to heavy...

Now through Apr 28, 2019

42nd Street

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Now through Apr 28, 2019

42nd Street

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

The ultimate show-biz musical, 42ND STREET celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new...

The ultimate show-biz musical, 42ND STREET celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new...

Apr 25, 2019 through May 05, 2019

Bat Boy: The Musical

Gates-Abegglen Theatre
420 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Apr 25, 2019 through May 05, 2019

Bat Boy: The Musical

Gates-Abegglen Theatre
420 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Bat Child Found In Cave! The story of a half-boy, half-bat creature was but one of the fantastic stories created by the tabloid the Weekly World News. This musical comedy gives Bat Boy the origin story he deserves. What happens after Bat Boy is discovered and brought to the home...

Bat Child Found In Cave! The story of a half-boy, half-bat creature was but one of the fantastic stories created by the tabloid the Weekly World News. This musical comedy gives Bat Boy the origin story he deserves. What happens after Bat Boy is discovered and brought to the home...

Apr 26, 2019 through Apr 27, 2019

Harland Williams

Funny Bone Comedy Club Liberty
7518 Bales Street, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Apr 26, 2019 through Apr 27, 2019

Harland Williams

Funny Bone Comedy Club Liberty
7518 Bales Street, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Comedian and Actor Harland Williams is known the world over for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand up and sketch comedy routines. From his unforgettable roles in films such as Dumb and Dumber, Something about Mary, Half Baked, Rocketman, Sorority Boys, Down Periscope...

Comedian and Actor Harland Williams is known the world over for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand up and sketch comedy routines. From his unforgettable roles in films such as Dumb and Dumber, Something about Mary, Half Baked, Rocketman, Sorority Boys, Down Periscope...

Apr 26, 2019

MIRTH DAY: An Evening off all-original Comedy

Clifton Performance Theater
404 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Apr 26, 2019

MIRTH DAY: An Evening off all-original Comedy

Clifton Performance Theater
404 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Spring is sprung, and it’s time to celebrate mother Earth. So this Arbor Day, why not spend the evening laughing at some all-original all-new comedy? We’ve put together a sustainable and recyclable mix of Improv and Sketch Comedy to usher in the new season....

Spring is sprung, and it’s time to celebrate mother Earth. So this Arbor Day, why not spend the evening laughing at some all-original all-new comedy? We’ve put together a sustainable and recyclable mix of Improv and Sketch Comedy to usher in the new season....

Now through Apr 26, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 26, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Its April and ComedySportz Cincinnati is ready to shower you with laughter! The Cincinnati Big Machine and the Northern Kentucky Grass have completed spring training and are in top form to compete for your cheers and applause. Their ready for you, the loyal fans, to provide the...

Its April and ComedySportz Cincinnati is ready to shower you with laughter! The Cincinnati Big Machine and the Northern Kentucky Grass have completed spring training and are in top form to compete for your cheers and applause. Their ready for you, the loyal fans, to provide the...

Apr 27, 2019 through May 05, 2019

Sleeping Beauty

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 27, 2019 through May 05, 2019

Sleeping Beauty

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The impulsive but courageous Princess Aurora (who prefers “Rory”) doesn’t quite fit in with the other princesses in ‘Princess School.’  After meeting her prince by kissing a frog (because how else do you meet guys in Princess School) Rory sets out on her own to...

The impulsive but courageous Princess Aurora (who prefers “Rory”) doesn’t quite fit in with the other princesses in ‘Princess School.’  After meeting her prince by kissing a frog (because how else do you meet guys in Princess School) Rory sets out on her own to...

Now through May 18, 2019

Great Parks Mystery Dinner Series

Winton Woods
1515 West Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Now through May 18, 2019

Great Parks Mystery Dinner Series

Winton Woods
1515 West Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Great Parks is serving up food and fun during this year’s Mystery Dinner Series. Help solve a crime while you have a good time on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. from February–May.   The series is hosted at Mill Race Banquet Center in Winton Woods. Dinner includes...

Great Parks is serving up food and fun during this year’s Mystery Dinner Series. Help solve a crime while you have a good time on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. from February–May.   The series is hosted at Mill Race Banquet Center in Winton Woods. Dinner includes...

Apr 27, 2019 through Apr 28, 2019

Cuentame tu Historia

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 27, 2019 through Apr 28, 2019

Cuentame tu Historia

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Whether it was your parents that immigrated to America, or your ancestors were here before the first European settlers, you have a unique story that tells how you came to be here today.  Lively, uplifiting music will help tell the meaningful stories of families, of travel,...

Whether it was your parents that immigrated to America, or your ancestors were here before the first European settlers, you have a unique story that tells how you came to be here today.  Lively, uplifiting music will help tell the meaningful stories of families, of travel,...

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