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Now through Apr 22, 2018

The King And I

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

Now through Apr 22, 2018

The King And I

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

Set in 1860's Bangkok, musical tells story of unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between King of Siam and British schoolteacher.

Set in 1860's Bangkok, musical tells story of unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between King of Siam and British schoolteacher.

Now through Apr 29, 2018

Oklahoma!

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts

West

Now through Apr 29, 2018

Oklahoma!

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts

West

Set in a Western Indian Territory just as the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and the cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story.

Set in a Western Indian Territory just as the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and the cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story.

Now through Apr 22, 2018

Sooner/Later

Playhouse in the Park

Uptown

Now through Apr 22, 2018

Sooner/Later

Playhouse in the Park

Uptown

World premiere with metaphysical twist navigates difficult paths of romance, marriage and parenting. Photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith and Associates

World premiere with metaphysical twist navigates difficult paths of romance, marriage and parenting. Photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith and Associates

Now through May 19, 2018

Ken Ludwig's Treasure Island

Playhouse in the Park

Uptown

Now through May 19, 2018

Ken Ludwig's Treasure Island

Playhouse in the Park

Uptown

Cutthroat pirates, treasure map and courageous boy entangled in dangerous swashbuckling expedition. Photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith and Associates

Cutthroat pirates, treasure map and courageous boy entangled in dangerous swashbuckling expedition. Photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith and Associates

Now through Apr 28, 2018

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Downtown

Now through Apr 28, 2018

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Downtown

Searing family drama by true American master remains potent exploration of ties that bind, and sometimes strangle.

Searing family drama by true American master remains potent exploration of ties that bind, and sometimes strangle.

Now through May 12, 2018

Ada and the Engine

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Downtown

Now through May 12, 2018

Ada and the Engine

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Downtown

In 19th century England, Ada Lovelace dreams of modern world.

In 19th century England, Ada Lovelace dreams of modern world.

Now through Apr 29, 2018

Motherhood Out Loud

The Carnegie

South

Now through Apr 29, 2018

Motherhood Out Loud

The Carnegie

South

Lots of laughter and a few tears are guaranteed in this insightful take on the many forms of motherhood. From moms to stepmoms, mothers-in-law, and even dads who double as moms, Motherhood Out Loud skewers and savors the journey of parenthood.

Lots of laughter and a few tears are guaranteed in this insightful take on the many forms of motherhood. From moms to stepmoms, mothers-in-law, and even dads who double as moms, Motherhood Out Loud skewers and savors the journey of parenthood.

Now through Apr 28, 2018

Bingo! The Winning Musical

Village Players of Fort Thomas

South

Now through Apr 28, 2018

Bingo! The Winning Musical

Village Players of Fort Thomas

South

Group of die-hard bingo players will stop at nothing to make their weekly game.

Group of die-hard bingo players will stop at nothing to make their weekly game.

Apr 24, 2018

Cincy Fringe Lineup Announcement Party

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Downtown

Apr 24, 2018

Cincy Fringe Lineup Announcement Party

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Downtown

Kicking off this year’s Announcement Party will be a special performance of the 2007 Audience Pick of the Fringe, Calculus: The Musical from Matheatre (Salt Lake City, UT), the only show in Cincy Fringe history to ever receive an extension of their run due to audience demand

Kicking off this year’s Announcement Party will be a special performance of the 2007 Audience Pick of the Fringe, Calculus: The Musical from Matheatre (Salt Lake City, UT), the only show in Cincy Fringe history to ever receive an extension of their run due to audience demand

Apr 24, 2018 through May 19, 2018

His Eye is on the Sparrow

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Downtown

Apr 24, 2018 through May 19, 2018

His Eye is on the Sparrow

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Downtown

Powerful, heartbreaking and uplifting story about legendary Ethel Waters.

Powerful, heartbreaking and uplifting story about legendary Ethel Waters.

Apr 26, 2018 through Apr 29, 2018

Bold Moves

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

Apr 26, 2018 through Apr 29, 2018

Bold Moves

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

Featuring popular works of today, adventurous choreographers, and bold elevations into uncharted territory. This year’s Bold Moves includes powerful premieres and music by Chicago ensemble Eighth Blackbird. Plus, New York City Ballet star Justin Peck teams up with...

Featuring popular works of today, adventurous choreographers, and bold elevations into uncharted territory. This year’s Bold Moves includes powerful premieres and music by Chicago ensemble Eighth Blackbird. Plus, New York City Ballet star Justin Peck teams up with...

Now through Apr 26, 2018

Meanwhile: Stand-Up Comedy

Myrtle's Punch House

East

Now through Apr 26, 2018

Meanwhile: Stand-Up Comedy

Myrtle's Punch House

East

Hot comedy showcase featuring comics from Cincinnati's booming stand up scene and nationally touring comics. Second and fourth Thursdays.

Hot comedy showcase featuring comics from Cincinnati's booming stand up scene and nationally touring comics. Second and fourth Thursdays.

Apr 27, 2018 through Apr 28, 2018

CCM Preparatory: Spring Youth Ballet Concert

Patricia Corbett Theater

Downtown

Apr 27, 2018 through Apr 28, 2018

CCM Preparatory: Spring Youth Ballet Concert

Patricia Corbett Theater

Downtown

Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer, director.

Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer, director.

Now through Apr 28, 2018

TCT On Tour: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Uptown

Now through Apr 28, 2018

TCT On Tour: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Uptown

Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat that...

Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat that...

Now through Dec 15, 2018

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

South

Now through Dec 15, 2018

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

South

Murder mystery dinner theater, 4-course meal and prize package for top sleuth.

Murder mystery dinner theater, 4-course meal and prize package for top sleuth.

Now through May 26, 2018

Theatrical Improv Comedy

Clifton Performance Theatre

North

Now through May 26, 2018

Theatrical Improv Comedy

Clifton Performance Theatre

North

Each group performs improvised piece based off of suggestion. Each show is unique. Check website for most accurate info on venue and lineup.

Each group performs improvised piece based off of suggestion. Each show is unique. Check website for most accurate info on venue and lineup.

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