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Now through Feb 02, 2020

Disney's The Lion King

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 02, 2020

Disney's The Lion King

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

Downtown

A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. Born into the royal family, precocious cub Simba spends his days exploring the sprawling savanna grasslands...

A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. Born into the royal family, precocious cub Simba spends his days exploring the sprawling savanna grasslands...

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Cirque Du Soleil Axel

Heritage Bank Center
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Cirque Du Soleil Axel

Heritage Bank Center
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cirque du Soleil is back on ice with AXEL, a new electrifying experience fusing world-class ice skating with breathtaking acrobatics. Follow AXEL and his dynamic group of friends whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds...

Cirque du Soleil is back on ice with AXEL, a new electrifying experience fusing world-class ice skating with breathtaking acrobatics. Follow AXEL and his dynamic group of friends whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds...

Now through Feb 09, 2020

Hand to God

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

West

Now through Feb 09, 2020

Hand to God

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

West

After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry, in the devoutly religious, relatively quiet small town of Cypress, Texas. Jason’s complicated relationship with the town pastor, the school bully, the girl next door,...

After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry, in the devoutly religious, relatively quiet small town of Cypress, Texas. Jason’s complicated relationship with the town pastor, the school bully, the girl next door,...

Now through Feb 16, 2020

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

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

Uptown

Now through Feb 16, 2020

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

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

Uptown

Experience the sensational musical about the bespectacled, 1950s rock and roll icon. This non-stop entertaining rock show recounts Buddy Holly’s 18-month, meteoric rise to fame and the indelible impact he left on the industry after his untimely death at the age of 22....

Experience the sensational musical about the bespectacled, 1950s rock and roll icon. This non-stop entertaining rock show recounts Buddy Holly’s 18-month, meteoric rise to fame and the indelible impact he left on the industry after his untimely death at the age of 22....

Now through Feb 15, 2020

Fortune

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 15, 2020

Fortune

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

Downtown

Maude, aka Madame Rosa, is not your average fortune teller. A true clairvoyant with a bluntness that won’t quit, she often scares her customers away with the truth of what their futures hold. However, when love-hungry accountant Jeremy stumbles into her parlor with death in...

Maude, aka Madame Rosa, is not your average fortune teller. A true clairvoyant with a bluntness that won’t quit, she often scares her customers away with the truth of what their futures hold. However, when love-hungry accountant Jeremy stumbles into her parlor with death in...

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many...

Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many...

Now through Feb 08, 2020

In The Night Time (before the sun rises)

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 08, 2020

In The Night Time (before the sun rises)

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

Downtown

A baby cries. A bottle breaks. A window smashes. In the small hours of the night, a couple try to soothe their screaming infant – but as the hours grow longer, the world becomes elastic around them, and the horrors that scar our planet threaten to crash into the baby’s room....

A baby cries. A bottle breaks. A window smashes. In the small hours of the night, a couple try to soothe their screaming infant – but as the hours grow longer, the world becomes elastic around them, and the horrors that scar our planet threaten to crash into the baby’s room....

Now through Feb 15, 2020

All The Way

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 15, 2020

All The Way

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

1964. In the wake of an assassination that shook a nation to its core, a larger-than-life figure is propelled into the national spotlight. Faced with civil unrest at home and an unpopular war abroad, accidental president Lyndon B. Johnson struggles at the eleventh hour to get...

1964. In the wake of an assassination that shook a nation to its core, a larger-than-life figure is propelled into the national spotlight. Faced with civil unrest at home and an unpopular war abroad, accidental president Lyndon B. Johnson struggles at the eleventh hour to get...

Now through Feb 08, 2020

Blues For An Alabama Sky

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Feb 08, 2020

Blues For An Alabama Sky

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

It’s the summer of 1930 in Harlem, New York. The creative euphoria of the Harlem Renaissance has given way to the harsher realities of the Great Depression. The play brings together a rich cast of characters who reflect the conflicting currents of the time through their...

It’s the summer of 1930 in Harlem, New York. The creative euphoria of the Harlem Renaissance has given way to the harsher realities of the Great Depression. The play brings together a rich cast of characters who reflect the conflicting currents of the time through their...

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.

Now through Jan 31, 2020

MOVE

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 31, 2020

MOVE

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy an evening of spectacular flight, feats, grooves and maneuvers. The event will feature aerial acrobatics and other amazing acts from the Cincinnati Circus Company, as well as performances from the Q-Kidz Dance Team, The Cincinnati Ballet, and more! Beats provided by...

Enjoy an evening of spectacular flight, feats, grooves and maneuvers. The event will feature aerial acrobatics and other amazing acts from the Cincinnati Circus Company, as well as performances from the Q-Kidz Dance Team, The Cincinnati Ballet, and more! Beats provided by...

Jan 31, 2020

Make Mine a Double: An Evening of Comedy and Cheer

New Riff Distilling
24 Distillery Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Jan 31, 2020

Make Mine a Double: An Evening of Comedy and Cheer

New Riff Distilling
24 Distillery Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

New Riff Distilling is hosting local actresses on Friday, January 31, with an exciting new double-header of comedy and cheer.   “Make Mine a Double” features local actresses Kate Mock Elliott and Jennifer Joplin. The women were fan favorites in the 2019 Cincinnati...

New Riff Distilling is hosting local actresses on Friday, January 31, with an exciting new double-header of comedy and cheer.   “Make Mine a Double” features local actresses Kate Mock Elliott and Jennifer Joplin. The women were fan favorites in the 2019 Cincinnati...

Jan 31, 2020

Stuart Little Performed by Playhouse in the Park

Wyoming Fine Arts Center
322 Wyoming Ave, Wyoming, OH 45215

North

Jan 31, 2020

Stuart Little Performed by Playhouse in the Park

Wyoming Fine Arts Center
322 Wyoming Ave, Wyoming, OH 45215

North

Stuart Little is a lovable mouse who is born into an ordinary, New York family. His many adventures — both big and small — vividly come to life through a series of delightful scenes. Based on E.B. White's endearing classic and written with charm, wisdom and joy, this...

Stuart Little is a lovable mouse who is born into an ordinary, New York family. His many adventures — both big and small — vividly come to life through a series of delightful scenes. Based on E.B. White's endearing classic and written with charm, wisdom and joy, this...

Jan 31, 2020 through Feb 02, 2020

Orchestral Spectacular: Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blues

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 31, 2020 through Feb 02, 2020

Orchestral Spectacular: Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blues

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Go all-out with a Gershwin program that’s blues-y, jazzy and fun, featuring a brilliant improvisatory arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue.  Experience Rhapsody like never before, with “the genius of the modern piano,” jazz pianist Marcus Roberts.   This is your...

Go all-out with a Gershwin program that’s blues-y, jazzy and fun, featuring a brilliant improvisatory arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue.  Experience Rhapsody like never before, with “the genius of the modern piano,” jazz pianist Marcus Roberts.   This is your...

Now through Jan 31, 2020

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Madcap Education Center
3064 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45211

West

Now through Jan 31, 2020

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Madcap Education Center
3064 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45211

West

It’s a new year and ComedySportz Cincinnati has a new arena! We’ve got the same players, referees and comedy in our new space at the Madcap Education Center. Our two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine are excited to welcome you to the new field...

It’s a new year and ComedySportz Cincinnati has a new arena! We’ve got the same players, referees and comedy in our new space at the Madcap Education Center. Our two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine are excited to welcome you to the new field...

Feb 01, 2020

Coretta Scott King

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 01, 2020

Coretta Scott King

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Born in Alabama, Coretta Scott King overcame childhood adversity in the segregated south and attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. A talented singer, she would go on to play an integral role as the First Lady of the American Civil Rights movement, not only as the...

Born in Alabama, Coretta Scott King overcame childhood adversity in the segregated south and attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. A talented singer, she would go on to play an integral role as the First Lady of the American Civil Rights movement, not only as the...

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