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Now through Feb 17, 2019

The Sleeping Beauty

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 17, 2019

The Sleeping Beauty

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Beautiful sets and costumes, dazzling dance, and a glorious score by Tchaikovsky will awaken your senses and transport you to a magical place where a beautiful sleeping princess is awakened by a kiss and good triumphs over evil. Children and adults alike will delight in this...

Beautiful sets and costumes, dazzling dance, and a glorious score by Tchaikovsky will awaken your senses and transport you to a magical place where a beautiful sleeping princess is awakened by a kiss and good triumphs over evil. Children and adults alike will delight in this...

Now through Mar 10, 2019

Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Now through Mar 10, 2019

Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Almost Heaven weaves together the songs of John Denver to create a uniquely theatrical narrative that reflects upon the country during the years in which he wrote them. Twenty-nine of Denver's songs – including “Rocky Mountain High,” “Sunshine on My Shoulders,”...

Almost Heaven weaves together the songs of John Denver to create a uniquely theatrical narrative that reflects upon the country during the years in which he wrote them. Twenty-nine of Denver's songs – including “Rocky Mountain High,” “Sunshine on My Shoulders,”...

Now through Feb 17, 2019

In the Heights

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

Uptown

Now through Feb 17, 2019

In the Heights

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

Uptown

Lights up on the landmark musical that started it all for the creator of Hamilton! Set to a hip-hop and Latin-flavored score and featuring high-energy choreography, In the Heights captures the vibrant spirit of a tight-knit, New York community. From his Washington Heights...

Lights up on the landmark musical that started it all for the creator of Hamilton! Set to a hip-hop and Latin-flavored score and featuring high-energy choreography, In the Heights captures the vibrant spirit of a tight-knit, New York community. From his Washington Heights...

Now through Feb 24, 2019

Disney's The Jungle Book Kids

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 24, 2019

Disney's The Jungle Book Kids

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

Downtown

The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, this musical features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the animated movie. Based on the works of Rudyard Kipling, the...

The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, this musical features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the animated movie. Based on the works of Rudyard Kipling, the...

Now through Mar 10, 2019

The Last Wide Open

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

Uptown

Now through Mar 10, 2019

The Last Wide Open

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

Uptown

Fate plays its hand in this wondrous and romantic world premiere. Lina, a young waitress, and Roberto, an Italian immigrant, have been working together for years but rarely talk. If they do, it’s from a distance or gets lost in translation. But when a late-night thunderstorm...

Fate plays its hand in this wondrous and romantic world premiere. Lina, a young waitress, and Roberto, an Italian immigrant, have been working together for years but rarely talk. If they do, it’s from a distance or gets lost in translation. But when a late-night thunderstorm...

Now through Feb 23, 2019

Woman Playing Hamlet

Village Players of Fort Thomas
8 North Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas, KY 41075

South

Now through Feb 23, 2019

Woman Playing Hamlet

Village Players of Fort Thomas
8 North Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas, KY 41075

South

Being cast as Hamlet in a New York production sends Jessica into an existential tailspin. It doesn't help that her acting coach is borderline abusive, or that every Starbucks barista with an MFA tells her she's too young for the role. Or that she somehow managed to make Sir...

Being cast as Hamlet in a New York production sends Jessica into an existential tailspin. It doesn't help that her acting coach is borderline abusive, or that every Starbucks barista with an MFA tells her she's too young for the role. Or that she somehow managed to make Sir...

Feb 17, 2019

Maggiano's Murder Mystery Dinner

Maggiano's Little Italy
7875 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

North

Feb 17, 2019

Maggiano's Murder Mystery Dinner

Maggiano's Little Italy
7875 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

North

Help solve the case, while dining on Italian classic at Maggiano's Little Italy!  Enjoy a four-course meal and a murder to solve! Make sure to let Maggiano's know if you want to play a part in the show!  *Cash bar for wine, beer & cocktails. 

Help solve the case, while dining on Italian classic at Maggiano's Little Italy!  Enjoy a four-course meal and a murder to solve! Make sure to let Maggiano's know if you want to play a part in the show!  *Cash bar for wine, beer & cocktails. 

Now through Feb 17, 2019

Jeff Dye

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

North

Now through Feb 17, 2019

Jeff Dye

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

North

Jeff Dye is a nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and Bigfoot enthusiast. He recently starred in NBC's comedy adventure series Better Late Than Never, which followed the travels of Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw and George Foreman as Jeff...

Jeff Dye is a nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and Bigfoot enthusiast. He recently starred in NBC's comedy adventure series Better Late Than Never, which followed the travels of Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw and George Foreman as Jeff...

Now through Feb 17, 2019

Sean Patton

Go Bananas Comedy Club
8410 Market Place Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

Now through Feb 17, 2019

Sean Patton

Go Bananas Comedy Club
8410 Market Place Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

Sean Patton is a comedian based in Los Angeles and New York, by way of New Orleans. He began doing stand-up in the Crescent City and have since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada, as well as The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011), Just for Laughs...

Sean Patton is a comedian based in Los Angeles and New York, by way of New Orleans. He began doing stand-up in the Crescent City and have since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada, as well as The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011), Just for Laughs...

Feb 19, 2019 through Mar 10, 2019

Hamilton

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

Downtown

Feb 19, 2019 through Mar 10, 2019

Hamilton

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

Downtown

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop,...

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop,...

Now through Mar 20, 2019

Pro-Am Night

Go Bananas Comedy Club
8410 Market Place Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

Now through Mar 20, 2019

Pro-Am Night

Go Bananas Comedy Club
8410 Market Place Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

Catch local newbies, club regulars, and touring headliners drop new material every Wednesday. Some will be funny and some won't be, but it's always a great show!

Catch local newbies, club regulars, and touring headliners drop new material every Wednesday. Some will be funny and some won't be, but it's always a great show!

Feb 21, 2019 through Feb 23, 2019

Miami Opera Presents Mozart's The Producer & Menotti's The Old Maid and the Thief

Miami University, Gates-Abegglen Theater
420 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Feb 21, 2019 through Feb 23, 2019

Miami Opera Presents Mozart's The Producer & Menotti's The Old Maid and the Thief

Miami University, Gates-Abegglen Theater
420 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Come see two short works performed by the Miami Opera. In The Producer two movie actresses audition for the same role in a 1930s movie. While in The Old Maid and the Thief love and intrigue arrive with a handsome drift

Come see two short works performed by the Miami Opera. In The Producer two movie actresses audition for the same role in a 1930s movie. While in The Old Maid and the Thief love and intrigue arrive with a handsome drift

Feb 21, 2019 through Feb 22, 2019

Ingri Fiksdal: "STATE"

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 21, 2019 through Feb 22, 2019

Ingri Fiksdal: "STATE"

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

STATE is part dance performance and part live concert, and springs out of a lengthy research into ritual dances from a range of places and times. The interest lies in what mental and bodily states these dances can produce amongst performers and spectators. Together with...

STATE is part dance performance and part live concert, and springs out of a lengthy research into ritual dances from a range of places and times. The interest lies in what mental and bodily states these dances can produce amongst performers and spectators. Together with...

Now through Mar 09, 2019

Thank You for Being A Friend? A Golden Girls parody Murder Mystery

Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar
18 E. Fifth St., Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Mar 09, 2019

Thank You for Being A Friend? A Golden Girls parody Murder Mystery

Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar
18 E. Fifth St., Newport, KY 41071

South

Join for a Golden Girls themed Murder Mystery Dinner! Each ticket provides dinner, mystery and of course... murder! Join us for a night... if you dare! The performances feature a rotating cast of four local stage actresses.  As always, thank you for being a...

Join for a Golden Girls themed Murder Mystery Dinner! Each ticket provides dinner, mystery and of course... murder! Join us for a night... if you dare! The performances feature a rotating cast of four local stage actresses.  As always, thank you for being a...

Feb 22, 2019 through Feb 23, 2019

Margaret Cho

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

North

Feb 22, 2019 through Feb 23, 2019

Margaret Cho

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

North

Margaret Cho was born Dec. 5, 1968 and raised in San Francisco. “It was different than any other place on Earth,” she says. “I grew up and went to grammar school on Haight Street during the ’70s. There were old hippies, ex-druggies, burnouts, drag queens, and Chinese...

Margaret Cho was born Dec. 5, 1968 and raised in San Francisco. “It was different than any other place on Earth,” she says. “I grew up and went to grammar school on Haight Street during the ’70s. There were old hippies, ex-druggies, burnouts, drag queens, and Chinese...

Feb 22, 2019 through Mar 02, 2019

The Visit

Theatre 42
2752 US 42, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Feb 22, 2019 through Mar 02, 2019

The Visit

Theatre 42
2752 US 42, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

A wealthy woman returns to her debt ridden home town and offers fortune to the town and its people . There is one condition: she wants the life of a prominent villager who years ago had caused her to be expelled from town in disgrace. The Visit is a play written by Friedrich...

A wealthy woman returns to her debt ridden home town and offers fortune to the town and its people . There is one condition: she wants the life of a prominent villager who years ago had caused her to be expelled from town in disgrace. The Visit is a play written by Friedrich...

Feb 22, 2019 through Mar 16, 2019

Always Plenty of Light at the Starlight All Night Diner

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

Downtown

Feb 22, 2019 through Mar 16, 2019

Always Plenty of Light at the Starlight All Night Diner

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

Downtown

When an asteroid threatens the earth, the logical escape is your favorite diner, especially when that diner just might be a Time Machine.

When an asteroid threatens the earth, the logical escape is your favorite diner, especially when that diner just might be a Time Machine.

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