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Now through Jan 05, 2020

2 Pianos, 4 Hands

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 05, 2020

2 Pianos, 4 Hands

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

Uptown

Piano wizardry and laugh-out-loud comedy come together to tell the story of Richard and Ted’s life-long pursuit of becoming concert pianist superstars. They work tirelessly to master legendary music from Beethoven and Bach to Billy Joel, enduring endless practice, stage fright...

Piano wizardry and laugh-out-loud comedy come together to tell the story of Richard and Ted’s life-long pursuit of becoming concert pianist superstars. They work tirelessly to master legendary music from Beethoven and Bach to Billy Joel, enduring endless practice, stage fright...

Nov 19, 2019

A Magical Cirque Christmas

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

Downtown

Nov 19, 2019

A Magical Cirque Christmas

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

Downtown

he producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and...

he producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and...

Nov 20, 2019 through Nov 24, 2019

She Kills Monsters

Gates Abegglen Theatre - Center for Performing Arts
420 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Nov 20, 2019 through Nov 24, 2019

She Kills Monsters

Gates Abegglen Theatre - Center for Performing Arts
420 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North

Agnes struggles to come to terms with the sudden loss of her family, especially her little sister Tilly. With the help of a young dungeon master, Agnes ventures into the rich fantasy world of Tilly's imagination, wages epic battles, discovers who her sister was, and comes to...

Agnes struggles to come to terms with the sudden loss of her family, especially her little sister Tilly. With the help of a young dungeon master, Agnes ventures into the rich fantasy world of Tilly's imagination, wages epic battles, discovers who her sister was, and comes to...

Now through Dec 01, 2019

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 01, 2019

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The bawdy, bombastic, and chronically cash-poor Sir John Falstaff has been raising hell in the quiet town of Windsor. When his massive bar tab outstrips his meager means, he needs to raise some cash—and quick. He hatches a plan to seduce two of Windsor's most wealthy married...

The bawdy, bombastic, and chronically cash-poor Sir John Falstaff has been raising hell in the quiet town of Windsor. When his massive bar tab outstrips his meager means, he needs to raise some cash—and quick. He hatches a plan to seduce two of Windsor's most wealthy married...

Nov 21, 2019

Theresa Caputo

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

Downtown

Nov 21, 2019

Theresa Caputo

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

Downtown

Theresa Caputo, star of the hit TLC show Long Island Medium, will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them,...

Theresa Caputo, star of the hit TLC show Long Island Medium, will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them,...

Now through Nov 23, 2019

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Walter Deye Auditorium
St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

Now through Nov 23, 2019

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Walter Deye Auditorium
St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" tells the story of a gifted boy named Christopher Boone. He investigates the killing of a dog and in doing so has an adventure of self-discovery. Based on the novel by Mark Haddon and adapted for stage by Simon Stephens. This...

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" tells the story of a gifted boy named Christopher Boone. He investigates the killing of a dog and in doing so has an adventure of self-discovery. Based on the novel by Mark Haddon and adapted for stage by Simon Stephens. This...

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.

Nov 22, 2019 through Nov 25, 2019

Like Demons

Leapin Lizard
724 Main St., Covington, KY 41011

South

Nov 22, 2019 through Nov 25, 2019

Like Demons

Leapin Lizard
724 Main St., Covington, KY 41011

South

Set during the backdrop of the American Civil War, Like Demons is a tale of historical fiction based on the forgotten true stories of real women who lived and fought as male soldiers on the battlefield.  Their silent heroism, true patriotism, and love of honor come to life...

Set during the backdrop of the American Civil War, Like Demons is a tale of historical fiction based on the forgotten true stories of real women who lived and fought as male soldiers on the battlefield.  Their silent heroism, true patriotism, and love of honor come to life...

Nov 22, 2019

CSO Proof: American Perspective

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Nov 22, 2019

CSO Proof: American Perspective

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

CSO explores American musical identity.  "I've put together a program around the idea of American musical identity. We'll hear how Charles Ives toyed with the rhythms of ragtime, Tania León fractured Cuban-American modernism, and how early New Englanders fused the sacred...

CSO explores American musical identity.  "I've put together a program around the idea of American musical identity. We'll hear how Charles Ives toyed with the rhythms of ragtime, Tania León fractured Cuban-American modernism, and how early New Englanders fused the sacred...

Nov 22, 2019 through Dec 21, 2019

Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Interesting Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Dec 21, 2019

Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Interesting Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

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

Downtown

Heroes. Made. Not Born. Except sometimes they are born. On a gloomy night in a far away magical land called: England. Follow a trio of friends, three "Puffs," as they study magic at school of female magic and male magic concurrent with a certain boy wizard and his friends....

Heroes. Made. Not Born. Except sometimes they are born. On a gloomy night in a far away magical land called: England. Follow a trio of friends, three "Puffs," as they study magic at school of female magic and male magic concurrent with a certain boy wizard and his friends....

Nov 22, 2019 through Dec 07, 2019

Marjorie Prime

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Nov 22, 2019 through Dec 07, 2019

Marjorie Prime

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

What would we remember and what would we forget if given the chance? This richly spare, wondrous new play explores the mysteries of human identity and the limits, if any, of what technology can replace in the age of artificial intelligence. A must for any fans of Black Mirror!

What would we remember and what would we forget if given the chance? This richly spare, wondrous new play explores the mysteries of human identity and the limits, if any, of what technology can replace in the age of artificial intelligence. A must for any fans of Black Mirror!

Nov 22, 2019 through Nov 24, 2019

C.S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters

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

Downtown

Nov 22, 2019 through Nov 24, 2019

C.S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters

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

Downtown

Fellowship for Performing Arts presents C.S. Lewis's classic, The Screwtape Letters, November 22-24 at the Jarson Kaplan Theater   Set in an eerily stylish office in Hell, one of Satan’s senior tempters, Screwtape, schemes meticulously to capture the soul of an...

Fellowship for Performing Arts presents C.S. Lewis's classic, The Screwtape Letters, November 22-24 at the Jarson Kaplan Theater   Set in an eerily stylish office in Hell, one of Satan’s senior tempters, Screwtape, schemes meticulously to capture the soul of an...

Now through Nov 29, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 29, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Before you can say “gobble, gobble” they’ll have you laughing at ComedySportz Cincinnati! Put down that pumpkin pie and join us for Cincinnati’s only competitive improv where two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine, compete for your...

Before you can say “gobble, gobble” they’ll have you laughing at ComedySportz Cincinnati! Put down that pumpkin pie and join us for Cincinnati’s only competitive improv where two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine, compete for your...

Nov 23, 2019

Wild Kratts Live 2.0

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

Downtown

Nov 23, 2019

Wild Kratts Live 2.0

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

Downtown

It’s going to be WILD! Young fans and their families nationwide are in store for even more adventure on the creature trail when the world-famous Kratt Brothers hit the road with an all-new stage adventure! Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!, the theatrical...

It’s going to be WILD! Young fans and their families nationwide are in store for even more adventure on the creature trail when the world-famous Kratt Brothers hit the road with an all-new stage adventure! Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!, the theatrical...

Now through Dec 28, 2019

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery

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

South

Now through Dec 28, 2019

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery

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

South

America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Embassy Suites Rivercenter! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The criminal is lurking somewhere in the room, and...

America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Embassy Suites Rivercenter! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The criminal is lurking somewhere in the room, and...

Nov 23, 2019

Chad Prather

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Nov 23, 2019

Chad Prather

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Chad Prather is known for his way with words. He is a comedian, armchair philosopher, musician, and observational humorist. He is often referred to as “the modern day Will Rogers.” He is a fast-talking combination of Lewis Grizzard and Jeff Foxworthy. Originally from...

Chad Prather is known for his way with words. He is a comedian, armchair philosopher, musician, and observational humorist. He is often referred to as “the modern day Will Rogers.” He is a fast-talking combination of Lewis Grizzard and Jeff Foxworthy. Originally from...

Now through Dec 22, 2019

Raiders of the Lost Laughs - Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

Now through Dec 22, 2019

Raiders of the Lost Laughs - Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, head to Urban Artifact for the Raiders of the Lost Laughs- Stand Up Comedy Open Mic. Comics from varying experiences are welcome to come out and get a set in. Sign ups start at 6:30pm - the show starts at 7pm Everyone who signs up gets 5 minutes (unless...

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, head to Urban Artifact for the Raiders of the Lost Laughs- Stand Up Comedy Open Mic. Comics from varying experiences are welcome to come out and get a set in. Sign ups start at 6:30pm - the show starts at 7pm Everyone who signs up gets 5 minutes (unless...

Now through Dec 27, 2109

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 27, 2109

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...

Nov 27, 2019

We Will Rock You- The Musical

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

Downtown

Nov 27, 2019

We Will Rock You- The Musical

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

Downtown

WE WILL ROCK YOU is a quirky, eccentric and heartfelt story of outsiders. It is also acreative cautionary tale for the cyberage.   With the Oscar-winning film, Bohemian Rhapsody, the music of Queen is more popularthan ever. WE WILL ROCK YOU follows two revolutionaries,...

WE WILL ROCK YOU is a quirky, eccentric and heartfelt story of outsiders. It is also acreative cautionary tale for the cyberage.   With the Oscar-winning film, Bohemian Rhapsody, the music of Queen is more popularthan ever. WE WILL ROCK YOU follows two revolutionaries,...

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