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Now through Dec 30, 2018

White Christmas

La Comedia Dinner Theatre
765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH 45066

North

Now through Dec 30, 2018

White Christmas

La Comedia Dinner Theatre
765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH 45066

North

2 veterans have successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at Vermont lodge.

2 veterans have successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at Vermont lodge.

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In a world where sugar plums dance, rats are kings and toys come to life, one little girl goes on the adventure of a lifetime through The Land of Sweets. But is it all a dream? There’s only one way to find out. Accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati...

In a world where sugar plums dance, rats are kings and toys come to life, one little girl goes on the adventure of a lifetime through The Land of Sweets. But is it all a dream? There’s only one way to find out. Accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati...

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Rent

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Rent

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

Downtown

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world....

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world....

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Santa Claus: The Musical

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Santa Claus: The Musical

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

Downtown

After 1,000 years of faithful service, Santa Claus has decided to retire. But not all the elves in Santa’s Workshop are too thrilled about his chosen replacement. With the help of his tech-savvy daughter, Beatrice, website designer Nick is in for the adventure of his life as...

After 1,000 years of faithful service, Santa Claus has decided to retire. But not all the elves in Santa’s Workshop are too thrilled about his chosen replacement. With the help of his tech-savvy daughter, Beatrice, website designer Nick is in for the adventure of his life as...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Alice in Wonderland

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Alice in Wonderland

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Join the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party. Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by...

Join the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party. Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

CSC’s holiday smash hit Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) is back! What begins as another annual production of A Christmas Carol, soon devolves into a slightly irreverent look at all of our favorite “Beloved Holiday Classics” including It’s a Wonderful...

CSC’s holiday smash hit Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) is back! What begins as another annual production of A Christmas Carol, soon devolves into a slightly irreverent look at all of our favorite “Beloved Holiday Classics” including It’s a Wonderful...

Now through Dec 29, 2018

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 29, 2018

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous Christmas Eve transformation as he views with new eyes his past, present and the possibilities of the future. As he witnesses all those who have improved his life he realizes that it's never too late to change his miserly ways. A Christmas...

Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous Christmas Eve transformation as he views with new eyes his past, present and the possibilities of the future. As he witnesses all those who have improved his life he realizes that it's never too late to change his miserly ways. A Christmas...

Now through Dec 15, 2018

Tickets The Radio Play

Matthew 25: Ministries
11060 Kenwood Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

Now through Dec 15, 2018

Tickets The Radio Play

Matthew 25: Ministries
11060 Kenwood Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242

North

What happens to the Christmas spirit when a church has to decide how to distribute 253 tickets that "Admit One to Heaven" to a congregation of more than 1,000? Join Matthew 25: Ministries for this charming, heartwarming, family-friendly holiday entertainment that celebrates the...

What happens to the Christmas spirit when a church has to decide how to distribute 253 tickets that "Admit One to Heaven" to a congregation of more than 1,000? Join Matthew 25: Ministries for this charming, heartwarming, family-friendly holiday entertainment that celebrates the...

Now through Dec 15, 2018

Caroling on the Connector

Downtown Cincinnati
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Dec 15, 2018

Caroling on the Connector

Downtown Cincinnati
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Enjoy holiday tunes while riding on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.  Free rides: November 23 and 24, December 1, 8, and 15. 

Enjoy holiday tunes while riding on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.  Free rides: November 23 and 24, December 1, 8, and 15. 

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Cincinnati King

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Cincinnati King

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

Uptown

Celebrate Cincinnati’s rich music history in this world premiere musical about King Records. Based on hundreds of interviews, the story traces the groundbreaking rise of music pioneer Syd Nathan and the artists he produced, the music he created and the enemies he made along...

Celebrate Cincinnati’s rich music history in this world premiere musical about King Records. Based on hundreds of interviews, the story traces the groundbreaking rise of music pioneer Syd Nathan and the artists he produced, the music he created and the enemies he made along...

Now through Dec 22, 2018

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
10 East Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Dec 22, 2018

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
10 East Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011

South

America’s largest interactive murder mystery dinner show! The Dinner Detective provides a hilarious evening of murder mystery, a 4-course meal, and a prize package for the top sleuth. Just beware, the killer might be sitting right next to you!

America’s largest interactive murder mystery dinner show! The Dinner Detective provides a hilarious evening of murder mystery, a 4-course meal, and a prize package for the top sleuth. Just beware, the killer might be sitting right next to you!

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Tammy Pescatelli

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

North

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Tammy Pescatelli

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

North

Tammy appeared recently as a guest on *The Tonight Show with Jay Leno*, *Balderdash*, and *Dennis Miller*. She frequently adds her comedic observations to specials on VH1, E!, G4, Fox Sports Net, and Country Music Television (CMT). She has also appeared as a feature comic on...

Tammy appeared recently as a guest on *The Tonight Show with Jay Leno*, *Balderdash*, and *Dennis Miller*. She frequently adds her comedic observations to specials on VH1, E!, G4, Fox Sports Net, and Country Music Television (CMT). She has also appeared as a feature comic on...

Now through Dec 15, 2018

TRICK!

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

Now through Dec 15, 2018

TRICK!

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

“Trick” is a fast paced 70 minute evening of Pure Clean Family entertainment! This New and Exciting show, geared towards the entire family, is a throw back to the days of Vaudeville, All Starring Award Winning Magical Entertainer Sir Pat-Trick, who takes the Audience on a...

“Trick” is a fast paced 70 minute evening of Pure Clean Family entertainment! This New and Exciting show, geared towards the entire family, is a throw back to the days of Vaudeville, All Starring Award Winning Magical Entertainer Sir Pat-Trick, who takes the Audience on a...

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Dave Waite

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

North

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Dave Waite

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

North

ave Waite’s oddball stories and rants have made him a favorite at clubs around the Midwest. A square peg who found happiness when he stopped trying to fit in, Dave’s hilarious tales of personal failure have won the love of audiences young and old alike.

ave Waite’s oddball stories and rants have made him a favorite at clubs around the Midwest. A square peg who found happiness when he stopped trying to fit in, Dave’s hilarious tales of personal failure have won the love of audiences young and old alike.

Now through Dec 16, 2018

A Good, Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas

Flour Creek Christian Church Multipurpose Building
1109 HWY 177 E, Butler, KY 41006

South

Now through Dec 16, 2018

A Good, Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas

Flour Creek Christian Church Multipurpose Building
1109 HWY 177 E, Butler, KY 41006

South

What if the three wise men weren’t really all that wise? What if they were just three ordinary guys, avoiding conflicts at home, who happened upon the greatest story ever told? Set in modern day America, three small town men have had it with their women! Even though it’s...

What if the three wise men weren’t really all that wise? What if they were just three ordinary guys, avoiding conflicts at home, who happened upon the greatest story ever told? Set in modern day America, three small town men have had it with their women! Even though it’s...

Now through Dec 23, 2018

A Christmas Story

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

Now through Dec 23, 2018

A Christmas Story

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

“You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in 1940’s Indiana, follows Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case to his mother, his teacher and Santa Claus himself at Goldblatt's...

“You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in 1940’s Indiana, follows Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case to his mother, his teacher and Santa Claus himself at Goldblatt's...

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 16, 2018

Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride

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

Downtown

Meet Susan Swayne and the Society of Lady Detectives – aside from their interest in swordplay, they’re all perfectly proper Victorian women. Or are they? When the distraught Isabelle Fontaine-Kite insists that a member of the S.o.L.D. is actually her missing husband, Eric,...

Meet Susan Swayne and the Society of Lady Detectives – aside from their interest in swordplay, they’re all perfectly proper Victorian women. Or are they? When the distraught Isabelle Fontaine-Kite insists that a member of the S.o.L.D. is actually her missing husband, Eric,...

Dec 15, 2018

Gary Owen

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

Downtown

Dec 15, 2018

Gary Owen

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

Downtown

Comedin Gary Owen comes to Taft Theatre to thrill audiences and make them laugh till their face hurts!

Comedin Gary Owen comes to Taft Theatre to thrill audiences and make them laugh till their face hurts!

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