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Now through Dec 20, 2019

Caroling at Fountain Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 20, 2019

Caroling at Fountain Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Check out caroling on the Square! Choir performances by local high school and elementary schools:   12/5, 6:00-6:30p: Indian Hill 5th Grade Choir 12/6, 1:00p-1:30p: Mariemont Junior High Girls Choir 12/8, 10:00a-12:00p: Mt. Washington School Choir 12/12, 12:00p-12:30p:...

Check out caroling on the Square! Choir performances by local high school and elementary schools:   12/5, 6:00-6:30p: Indian Hill 5th Grade Choir 12/6, 1:00p-1:30p: Mariemont Junior High Girls Choir 12/8, 10:00a-12:00p: Mt. Washington School Choir 12/12, 12:00p-12:30p:...

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...

Now through Jan 04, 2020

The Frog Princess

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

The Frog Princess

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

Downtown

Prince Ivan’s father has declared that it is time for his sons to marry, but when Ivan discovers his bride-to-be is actually a frog, he is toad-ally disappointed. Vasilisa is more than your typical hoppy-go- lucky frog, though...she’s a kindhearted princess under a curse!...

Prince Ivan’s father has declared that it is time for his sons to marry, but when Ivan discovers his bride-to-be is actually a frog, he is toad-ally disappointed. Vasilisa is more than your typical hoppy-go- lucky frog, though...she’s a kindhearted princess under a curse!...

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...

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Every Christmas Story Ever Told

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Every Christmas Story Ever Told

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

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 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

Now 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....

Dec 19, 2019

Salon 21: Dreamscapes

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 19, 2019

Salon 21: Dreamscapes

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Reality or Fantasy? Salon 21 invites audiences to experience a musical meditation on the nature of dreams, both abandoned and actualized with mezzo-soprano Lauren McAllister and pianist Stephen Variames. The program will feature pieces by Robert Schumann, Jake Heggie, and a...

Reality or Fantasy? Salon 21 invites audiences to experience a musical meditation on the nature of dreams, both abandoned and actualized with mezzo-soprano Lauren McAllister and pianist Stephen Variames. The program will feature pieces by Robert Schumann, Jake Heggie, and a...

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 29, 2019

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 29, 2019

Miracle on 34th St. The Musical

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

West

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Miracle on 34th St. The Musical

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

West

A holiday classic from Meredith Willson, the writer of the musical classic, The Music Man! Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn't want her six-year-old Susan's head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by taking Susan to see Santa Claus at...

A holiday classic from Meredith Willson, the writer of the musical classic, The Music Man! Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn't want her six-year-old Susan's head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by taking Susan to see Santa Claus at...

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.

Dec 20, 2019 through Dec 23, 2019

Awaited: A Christmas Show

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

Downtown

Dec 20, 2019 through Dec 23, 2019

Awaited: A Christmas Show

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

Downtown

Cincinnati’s largest Christmas show, Awaited, has become a beloved holiday tradition for over a half-million people in its eleven year run.  This family-friendly theatre experience is a creative retelling of the classic Christmas story told through an...

Cincinnati’s largest Christmas show, Awaited, has become a beloved holiday tradition for over a half-million people in its eleven year run.  This family-friendly theatre experience is a creative retelling of the classic Christmas story told through an...

Dec 21, 2019 through Dec 22, 2019

Mrs. Claus Saves the Day

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Dec 21, 2019 through Dec 22, 2019

Mrs. Claus Saves the Day

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Behind every great Man-in-Red, is a great Woman-in-Red! She’s making a list and checking it twice! When the holiday is threatened by a severe outbreak of the North Pole Pox two days before Christmas, and Santa himself is quarantined, it’s Mrs. Claus to the rescue! She has...

Behind every great Man-in-Red, is a great Woman-in-Red! She’s making a list and checking it twice! When the holiday is threatened by a severe outbreak of the North Pole Pox two days before Christmas, and Santa himself is quarantined, it’s Mrs. Claus to the rescue! She has...

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...

Dec 21, 2019

Regal Rhythms Poetry Slam

The Annex
5501 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

Dec 21, 2019

Regal Rhythms Poetry Slam

The Annex
5501 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

Come enjoy this poetry slam full of dynamic performers followed by an early celebration of new beginnings as we go into the New Year with high drive and expectations. Featured Musical Guest is Natural Onyx, a Neo-soul songtress with an intricate blend of Hip-Hop, Reggae, and...

Come enjoy this poetry slam full of dynamic performers followed by an early celebration of new beginnings as we go into the New Year with high drive and expectations. Featured Musical Guest is Natural Onyx, a Neo-soul songtress with an intricate blend of Hip-Hop, Reggae, and...

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