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Apr 14, 2020 through Apr 19, 2020

Escape to Margaritaville

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

Downtown

Apr 14, 2020 through Apr 19, 2020

Escape to Margaritaville

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

Downtown

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all -- and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music’s greatest storytellers. USA Today calls it 'A little...

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all -- and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music’s greatest storytellers. USA Today calls it 'A little...

Apr 16, 2020 through Jun 18, 2020

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 16, 2020 through Jun 18, 2020

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

You're going to erupt with laughter… The third Thursday of every month the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. We’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming...

You're going to erupt with laughter… The third Thursday of every month the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. We’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming...

Apr 19, 2020

The Spouse Whisperer

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

Downtown

Apr 19, 2020

The Spouse Whisperer

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

Downtown

It's never a dull moment with award-winning comedian Mark Cordes as he delivers his critically acclaimed one-man show, The Spouse Whisperer. Take a comedic journey through "love at first sight," "til death do us part," and all of the funny stuff in between. Enjoy a hilarious...

It's never a dull moment with award-winning comedian Mark Cordes as he delivers his critically acclaimed one-man show, The Spouse Whisperer. Take a comedic journey through "love at first sight," "til death do us part," and all of the funny stuff in between. Enjoy a hilarious...

Apr 22, 2020 through May 17, 2020

Newsies The Broadway Musical

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

West

Apr 22, 2020 through May 17, 2020

Newsies The Broadway Musical

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

West

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged "newsies." When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to...

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged "newsies." When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to...

Now through May 23, 2020

Trick ! Starring Sir Pat-Trick Magical Entertainer

Madcap Education Center
3064 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Now through May 23, 2020

Trick ! Starring Sir Pat-Trick Magical Entertainer

Madcap Education Center
3064 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Trick! is a fast paced 70-minute evening of pure family entertainment! This new and exciting show, geared towards the entire family, is a throwback to the days of Vaudeville, starring award-winning magical entertainer Sir Pat-Trick, who takes the audience on a whimsical journey...

Trick! is a fast paced 70-minute evening of pure family entertainment! This new and exciting show, geared towards the entire family, is a throwback to the days of Vaudeville, starring award-winning magical entertainer Sir Pat-Trick, who takes the audience on a whimsical journey...

Now through Dec 13, 2020

Drag Brunch 2020

Metropole
609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 13, 2020

Drag Brunch 2020

Metropole
609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Treat yourself to performances by local drag queens and fabulous cocktails followed by a mouthwatering family-style brunch. Daring and devine costumes encouraged.

Treat yourself to performances by local drag queens and fabulous cocktails followed by a mouthwatering family-style brunch. Daring and devine costumes encouraged.

Apr 27, 2020

She's Crazy: Mental Health & Other Issues

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

Downtown

Apr 27, 2020

She's Crazy: Mental Health & Other Issues

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

Downtown

Part of the Stuio Series at Ensemble Theatre An interactive musical that educates, uplifts, and inspires audiences to reduce stigma associated with mental illness.

Part of the Stuio Series at Ensemble Theatre An interactive musical that educates, uplifts, and inspires audiences to reduce stigma associated with mental illness.

May 01, 2020 through May 16, 2020

Silent Sky

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

May 01, 2020 through May 16, 2020

Silent Sky

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see...

The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see...

Now through Sep 24, 2020

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 24, 2020

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...

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwingGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwingGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

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

Uptown

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.

May 08, 2020

Dada Rafiki

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

Downtown

May 08, 2020

Dada Rafiki

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

Downtown

Join internationally respected and award-winning Artist/Poet Annie Ruth as she hosts one of the most inspirational multicultural celebrations of music, dance, spoken word and song in Cincinnati.  She calls it 'Dada Rafiki', which means 'sister-friend' in the Kiswahili...

Join internationally respected and award-winning Artist/Poet Annie Ruth as she hosts one of the most inspirational multicultural celebrations of music, dance, spoken word and song in Cincinnati.  She calls it 'Dada Rafiki', which means 'sister-friend' in the Kiswahili...

May 09, 2020

Sal Vulcano

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

Downtown

May 09, 2020

Sal Vulcano

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

Downtown

Staten Island native Sal Vulcano has been doing comedy for years, best known for starring in truTV’s “Impractical Jokers.” In addition to performing as part of The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe on TBS’s “The Misery Index” and in front of sold-out arena crowds, he’s...

Staten Island native Sal Vulcano has been doing comedy for years, best known for starring in truTV’s “Impractical Jokers.” In addition to performing as part of The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe on TBS’s “The Misery Index” and in front of sold-out arena crowds, he’s...

May 09, 2020 through Jun 21, 2020

Becoming Dr. Ruth

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

Uptown

May 09, 2020 through Jun 21, 2020

Becoming Dr. Ruth

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

Uptown

Many of us know Dr. Ruth Westheimer as America’s favorite sex therapist in the 1980s and ‘90s. She opened our eyes to a new way of viewing ourselves and our relationships — but few of us have heard the story of this remarkable woman’s journey. In this heartwarming...

Many of us know Dr. Ruth Westheimer as America’s favorite sex therapist in the 1980s and ‘90s. She opened our eyes to a new way of viewing ourselves and our relationships — but few of us have heard the story of this remarkable woman’s journey. In this heartwarming...

May 10, 2020

Dorothy in Oz – Second Sunday Family Showtime

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

May 10, 2020

Dorothy in Oz – Second Sunday Family Showtime

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Join Clifton Cultural Arts Center for their monthly family performance series, Second Sunday Family Showtime! This month's performance of "Dorothy in Oz" is presented by TCT on Tour: A Division of the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati:   Join this adventurous young lady...

Join Clifton Cultural Arts Center for their monthly family performance series, Second Sunday Family Showtime! This month's performance of "Dorothy in Oz" is presented by TCT on Tour: A Division of the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati:   Join this adventurous young lady...

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