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Find Performing Arts Events in Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

You’ll never be able to say there’s nothing to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky! Search thousands of events in our online database. We make it easy for you to filter by category – like performing arts – and/or by date so you can create the perfect itinerary for your getaway. There’s always more to explore, new adventures to be had and memories to be made in the Cincinnati region!

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Now through Jun 20, 2021

Bold Moves Plus

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

Downtown

Now through Jun 20, 2021

Bold Moves Plus

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

Downtown

This mixed-rep program is being re-imagined with the health and safety of Cincinnati Ballet's dancers and audiences top of mind.

This mixed-rep program is being re-imagined with the health and safety of Cincinnati Ballet's dancers and audiences top of mind.

Now through Jun 27, 2021

Tenderly- The Rosemary Clooney Musical

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

Uptown

Now through Jun 27, 2021

Tenderly- The Rosemary Clooney Musical

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

Uptown

America’s favorite girl singer comes home again in this exhilarating and inspiring musical biography. Rosemary Clooney’s journey starts with her Cincinnati childhood and rise to Hollywood stardom and continues beyond battles with depression to a triumphant comeback. Through...

America’s favorite girl singer comes home again in this exhilarating and inspiring musical biography. Rosemary Clooney’s journey starts with her Cincinnati childhood and rise to Hollywood stardom and continues beyond battles with depression to a triumphant comeback. Through...

Now through Jun 26, 2021

Show Your Pride: Drag Show and Dance Party Saturdays

The Birdcage Bar & Lounge
927 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 26, 2021

Show Your Pride: Drag Show and Dance Party Saturdays

The Birdcage Bar & Lounge
927 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Drag and dance parties featuring guest hosts with special featured queens every week, music from DJ Patrick B, and pride giveaways every Saturday. Ages 21 and up.

Drag and dance parties featuring guest hosts with special featured queens every week, music from DJ Patrick B, and pride giveaways every Saturday. Ages 21 and up.

Now through Jun 20, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Community Park Performance Pavilion
5951 Buckwheat Rd., Milford, OH 45150

East

Now through Jun 20, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Community Park Performance Pavilion
5951 Buckwheat Rd., Milford, OH 45150

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Jun 22, 2021 through Jul 27, 2021

Brad Brown's Comedy Magic Show

Barnwood Bravo Theater
1107 Fashion Ridge Road, Dry Ridge, KY 41094

South

Jun 22, 2021 through Jul 27, 2021

Brad Brown's Comedy Magic Show

Barnwood Bravo Theater
1107 Fashion Ridge Road, Dry Ridge, KY 41094

South

Fun, family-friendly comedy and magic presented weekly at the Barnwood Bravo Theater in Dry Ridge Kentucky. Brad Brown's performance is 75 minutes with no intermission. It is presented in an intimate theater where every seat has a great view. Ticket includes dinner as well as...

Fun, family-friendly comedy and magic presented weekly at the Barnwood Bravo Theater in Dry Ridge Kentucky. Brad Brown's performance is 75 minutes with no intermission. It is presented in an intimate theater where every seat has a great view. Ticket includes dinner as well as...

Now through Jun 22, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bramble Park
6300 Bramble Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Jun 22, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bramble Park
6300 Bramble Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Jun 23, 2021

Madcap Puppets in the Park

Delhi Park
5125 Foley Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Jun 23, 2021

Madcap Puppets in the Park

Delhi Park
5125 Foley Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Enjoy a performance of “Jack and the Gentle Giant” from Madcap Puppets at the Delhi Park Performance Pavilion. Jack is back in this sequel to the famous fairy tale. With a little help from his talking beanstalk, old Jack and his sons must tame the most despicable giant of...

Enjoy a performance of “Jack and the Gentle Giant” from Madcap Puppets at the Delhi Park Performance Pavilion. Jack is back in this sequel to the famous fairy tale. With a little help from his talking beanstalk, old Jack and his sons must tame the most despicable giant of...

Jun 25, 2021

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Northwoods Park
5400 Northwoods Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45212

Uptown

Jun 25, 2021

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Northwoods Park
5400 Northwoods Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45212

Uptown

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Jun 25, 2021 through Jun 27, 2021

Shen Yun

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

Downtown

Jun 25, 2021 through Jun 27, 2021

Shen Yun

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

Downtown

A multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures – the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture through classical Chinese dance, patented scenographical effects and all-original orchestral works.

A multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures – the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture through classical Chinese dance, patented scenographical effects and all-original orchestral works.

Jun 26, 2021

Art Waves Enjoy the Arts @ Parks: Glenwood Gardens

Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

Jun 26, 2021

Art Waves Enjoy the Arts @ Parks: Glenwood Gardens

Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

Great Parks has partnered with ArtsWave to host free outdoor concerts this summer! Enjoy the Arts @ Parks, presented by Macy’s, for multiple performances at your favorite parks. It’s the official start of summer, and what better way to celebrate than with a performance of...

Great Parks has partnered with ArtsWave to host free outdoor concerts this summer! Enjoy the Arts @ Parks, presented by Macy’s, for multiple performances at your favorite parks. It’s the official start of summer, and what better way to celebrate than with a performance of...

Jun 26, 2021 through Jun 27, 2021

Life of Christ Drama

Sherman Full Gospel
3185 Dixie Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035

South

Jun 26, 2021 through Jun 27, 2021

Life of Christ Drama

Sherman Full Gospel
3185 Dixie Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035

South

Life of Christ is an hour-long live drama written and directed by Billy Arnett and Ray Gaines. The drama has twelve scenes taken from the pages of the Holy Bible, with original score by Billy Arnett and performed by F-22 Rapture. The script is all prerecorded to video for...

Life of Christ is an hour-long live drama written and directed by Billy Arnett and Ray Gaines. The drama has twelve scenes taken from the pages of the Holy Bible, with original score by Billy Arnett and performed by F-22 Rapture. The script is all prerecorded to video for...

Jun 27, 2021

Wigs & Waffles 2021 benefitting Lighthouse Youth & Family Services

Fueled Collective - Cincinnati
3825 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Uptown

Jun 27, 2021

Wigs & Waffles 2021 benefitting Lighthouse Youth & Family Services

Fueled Collective - Cincinnati
3825 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Uptown

Celebrate Pride 2021 by joining us for Wigs & Waffles 2021. We will showcase some of Cincinnati’s biggest names in drag, while supporting Lighthouse Youth & Family Services' local programming for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults.

Celebrate Pride 2021 by joining us for Wigs & Waffles 2021. We will showcase some of Cincinnati’s biggest names in drag, while supporting Lighthouse Youth & Family Services' local programming for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults.

Now through Jun 27, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 27, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Jul 02, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Jul 02, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Now through Jul 16, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jul 16, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Jul 10, 2021 through Aug 21, 2021

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

Embassy Suites Cincinnati RiverCenter
10 E. Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011

South

Jul 10, 2021 through Aug 21, 2021

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

Embassy Suites Cincinnati RiverCenter
10 E. Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011

South

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show is now playing! Solve a hilarious mystery while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware: The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before...

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show is now playing! Solve a hilarious mystery while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware: The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before...

Jul 10, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Keehner Park
7411 Barrett Road, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Jul 10, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Keehner Park
7411 Barrett Road, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Now through Jul 11, 2021

Fitton on The Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Now through Jul 11, 2021

Fitton on The Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Presented in Pyramid Hill's covered outdoor pavilion with grouped seating and plenty of room to move. Beverages will be available at the event with ample free onsite parking and drop-off access. This joint event between The Fitton Center and Pyramid Hill will have outdoor...

Presented in Pyramid Hill's covered outdoor pavilion with grouped seating and plenty of room to move. Beverages will be available at the event with ample free onsite parking and drop-off access. This joint event between The Fitton Center and Pyramid Hill will have outdoor...

Jul 11, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 11, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Now through Jul 11, 2021

Opera in the Park

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

Now through Jul 11, 2021

Opera in the Park

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

Cincinnati Opera celebrates the opening of Summer at Summit with a free, family-friendly outdoor concert showcasing favorite selections from opera and musical theater performed by stars from the 2021 Summer Festival, the Cincinnati Opera Chorus, and the Cincinnati Symphony...

Cincinnati Opera celebrates the opening of Summer at Summit with a free, family-friendly outdoor concert showcasing favorite selections from opera and musical theater performed by stars from the 2021 Summer Festival, the Cincinnati Opera Chorus, and the Cincinnati Symphony...

Jul 17, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Bicentennial Park
7 Cherry Street, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Jul 17, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Bicentennial Park
7 Cherry Street, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

Jul 17, 2021 through Jul 30, 2021

Carmen

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

Jul 17, 2021 through Jul 30, 2021

Carmen

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

Opera’s quintessential femme fatale, Carmen shows us she’s that and so much more—a fearless, flirtatious force of nature who refuses to answer to anyone but herself. Featuring some of opera’s best-known melodies, from the sultry “Habanera” to...

Opera’s quintessential femme fatale, Carmen shows us she’s that and so much more—a fearless, flirtatious force of nature who refuses to answer to anyone but herself. Featuring some of opera’s best-known melodies, from the sultry “Habanera” to...