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Jun 25, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bramble Park
6300 Bramble Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Jun 25, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bramble Park
6300 Bramble Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Jun 29, 2019

The Wolves

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

Downtown

Now through Jun 29, 2019

The Wolves

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

Downtown

Drive. Ambition. Endurance. Precision. We’re not talking about any high school girls’ soccer team; we’re talking about a pack of female warriors, determined to win. Infused with the raw jagged energy of youth, The Wolves offers a refreshingly complex depiction of girls...

Drive. Ambition. Endurance. Precision. We’re not talking about any high school girls’ soccer team; we’re talking about a pack of female warriors, determined to win. Infused with the raw jagged energy of youth, The Wolves offers a refreshingly complex depiction of girls...

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 Jun 30, 2019

Church Girls The Musical

Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

Now through Jun 30, 2019

Church Girls The Musical

Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

A new campy, cheeky, audacious musical comedy! The “ladies” of the Umatilla Second Christian Church Women’s Auxiliary League are getting together to produce their annual Mother’s Day Pageant.  Six men play every character in this singing, acting, dancing,...

A new campy, cheeky, audacious musical comedy! The “ladies” of the Umatilla Second Christian Church Women’s Auxiliary League are getting together to produce their annual Mother’s Day Pageant.  Six men play every character in this singing, acting, dancing,...

Jun 27, 2019

Elementz Artist Showcase

Elementz
1640 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 27, 2019

Elementz Artist Showcase

Elementz
1640 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join for an Artist Showcases. The Artist Showcase is your chance to see live performances from new and more established poets, rap artists, street dancers, producers, DJ’s and musicians. Witness a new generation of talent emerging here at Elementz!

Join for an Artist Showcases. The Artist Showcase is your chance to see live performances from new and more established poets, rap artists, street dancers, producers, DJ’s and musicians. Witness a new generation of talent emerging here at Elementz!

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

Jun 27, 2019 through Jun 29, 2019

Romeo and Juliet

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 27, 2019 through Jun 29, 2019

Romeo and Juliet

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Only a teenager, Juliet’s world was tightly controlled and so, so small. There were parties, to be sure, but she chafed against the domineering love of her parents, her cousin, her nurse. Then suddenly, there was Romeo! Like a dream of love come to life—and forbidden....

Only a teenager, Juliet’s world was tightly controlled and so, so small. There were parties, to be sure, but she chafed against the domineering love of her parents, her cousin, her nurse. Then suddenly, there was Romeo! Like a dream of love come to life—and forbidden....

Jun 27, 2019 through Jun 30, 2019

Dale Jones

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

North

Jun 27, 2019 through Jun 30, 2019

Dale Jones

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

North

With 20+ years in the making - Dale accentuates his machine gun style delivery with a healthy dose of animated faces and then combines that with quick improvisations and well placed physical comedy. Basically he leaves the audience wishing they had his energy. In fact, forget...

With 20+ years in the making - Dale accentuates his machine gun style delivery with a healthy dose of animated faces and then combines that with quick improvisations and well placed physical comedy. Basically he leaves the audience wishing they had his energy. In fact, forget...

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwinGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

Liberty Exhibition Hall
3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwinGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

Liberty Exhibition Hall
3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

The region's longest running swing dance venue. With weekly dance lessons in Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Charleston and more. Live music on the first Thursday of every month with the Jazz Coasters. All ages welcome. No partner required.

The region's longest running swing dance venue. With weekly dance lessons in Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Charleston and more. Live music on the first Thursday of every month with the Jazz Coasters. All ages welcome. No partner required.

Jun 28, 2019

Murder Mystery Dinner in Cincinnati

Old Spaghetti Factory
6320 Gilmore Road, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

Jun 28, 2019

Murder Mystery Dinner in Cincinnati

Old Spaghetti Factory
6320 Gilmore Road, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

Join The Murder Mystery Company live in Fairfield for the showing of Totally 80's Totally Murder, an immersive mystery experience full of twists and turns. A murder will occur and your sleuthing skills will be put to the test as you work to determine whodunnit. You'll have the...

Join The Murder Mystery Company live in Fairfield for the showing of Totally 80's Totally Murder, an immersive mystery experience full of twists and turns. A murder will occur and your sleuthing skills will be put to the test as you work to determine whodunnit. You'll have the...

Jun 28, 2019 through Jun 29, 2019

Moving Arts Cincinnati

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

Downtown

Jun 28, 2019 through Jun 29, 2019

Moving Arts Cincinnati

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

Downtown

Moving Arts is a captivating summer dance project employing performing artists and presenting their work in residence. Moving Arts pushes the envelope of cutting edge dance in Cincinnati. Each summer we cross pollinate Cincinnati’s artists with other national and international...

Moving Arts is a captivating summer dance project employing performing artists and presenting their work in residence. Moving Arts pushes the envelope of cutting edge dance in Cincinnati. Each summer we cross pollinate Cincinnati’s artists with other national and international...

Now through Jun 28, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 28, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

School is out, the pool is open and ComedySportz Cincinnati is ready to be part of your summer fun! The two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine, will compete for your laughs while referee awards points and calls fouls. Every show is unique, with...

School is out, the pool is open and ComedySportz Cincinnati is ready to be part of your summer fun! The two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine, will compete for your laughs while referee awards points and calls fouls. Every show is unique, with...

Jun 29, 2019

Pride Night Celebration

Cincinnati Opera
1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 29, 2019

Pride Night Celebration

Cincinnati Opera
1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnati Opera is proud to present its 13th Annual Pride Night Celebration—an event that combines opera with a celebration of Greater Cincinnati's LGBTQIA community and supporters. This glamorous party will feature drinks, music, light bites, a silent auction, dazzling...

Cincinnati Opera is proud to present its 13th Annual Pride Night Celebration—an event that combines opera with a celebration of Greater Cincinnati's LGBTQIA community and supporters. This glamorous party will feature drinks, music, light bites, a silent auction, dazzling...

Now through Dec 28, 2019

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Dec 28, 2019

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

This cult classic, presented with a live cast from The Denton Affair, is all about audience participation. Feel free to dress up and bring flashlights, noisemakers and bells. All age restrictions apply. No One under 17 admitted without an adult guardian. Make sure to come early...

This cult classic, presented with a live cast from The Denton Affair, is all about audience participation. Feel free to dress up and bring flashlights, noisemakers and bells. All age restrictions apply. No One under 17 admitted without an adult guardian. Make sure to come early...

Jun 30, 2019

Loud & Proud Salute to Stonewall

Below Zero Lounge
1120 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 30, 2019

Loud & Proud Salute to Stonewall

Below Zero Lounge
1120 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join  the last Sunday in June for a celebration!! As most cities from San Francisco to NYC celebrate Pride the last Sunday in June, not everyone can attend. So, Below Zero is bringing everyone together for an all out party here in our hometown of Cincinnati. Enjoy the sweet...

Join  the last Sunday in June for a celebration!! As most cities from San Francisco to NYC celebrate Pride the last Sunday in June, not everyone can attend. So, Below Zero is bringing everyone together for an all out party here in our hometown of Cincinnati. Enjoy the sweet...

Jun 30, 2019

1st Annual Charity Gala Dinner and Dancing Against Diabetes

Backstage Event Center
625 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jun 30, 2019

1st Annual Charity Gala Dinner and Dancing Against Diabetes

Backstage Event Center
625 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

T1Diabetes Journey presents our 1st Annual Charity Gala Dinner and Dancing Against Diabetes. Guest will enjoy diabetes speaker from Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Type 1 diabetics, parents of type 1 diabetics, silent auction, Diabetic Ketoacidosis Day in Cincinnati...

T1Diabetes Journey presents our 1st Annual Charity Gala Dinner and Dancing Against Diabetes. Guest will enjoy diabetes speaker from Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Type 1 diabetics, parents of type 1 diabetics, silent auction, Diabetic Ketoacidosis Day in Cincinnati...

Now through Aug 25, 2019

DBL Law OTR Performs

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 25, 2019

DBL Law OTR Performs

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Every Sunday, enjoy an evening of free arts programming in the Park that is sure to please the whole family.

Every Sunday, enjoy an evening of free arts programming in the Park that is sure to please the whole family.

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

"Cocktails with Mimi"

St. Paul Lutheran Church
106 Maple St., Reading, OH 45215

North

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

"Cocktails with Mimi"

St. Paul Lutheran Church
106 Maple St., Reading, OH 45215

North

As one actor wryly observes in the opening scene, “A cocktail party at Mimi’s is never just a cocktail party.” What will it be this year? Extravagant, booming fireworks? Tricycle-riding chimpanzees? Oh, nothing that tame: Mimi plans her revenge on a banker who bricked up...

As one actor wryly observes in the opening scene, “A cocktail party at Mimi’s is never just a cocktail party.” What will it be this year? Extravagant, booming fireworks? Tricycle-riding chimpanzees? Oh, nothing that tame: Mimi plans her revenge on a banker who bricked up...

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling into its future. After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of "The Simpsons" episode "Cape...

Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling into its future. After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of "The Simpsons" episode "Cape...

Jul 06, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Ariadne Auf Naxos

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 06, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Ariadne Auf Naxos

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

A gentleman with more wealth than taste commissions two pieces of entertainment as an after-dinner treat for his guests: a tragic opera and a troupe of clowns. But as time grows short, the ensembles receive scandalous news—they must perform onstage simultaneously! Creative...

A gentleman with more wealth than taste commissions two pieces of entertainment as an after-dinner treat for his guests: a tragic opera and a troupe of clowns. But as time grows short, the ensembles receive scandalous news—they must perform onstage simultaneously! Creative...

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