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Now through Mar 30, 2019

Two Trains Running

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

Uptown

Now through Mar 30, 2019

Two Trains Running

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

Uptown

In August Wilson’s masterpiece, history unfolds around everyday lives against the backdrop of the civil rights movement. Long-time regulars gather at the local diner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District to gossip, flirt and play the numbers. Now the owner must decide whether to let...

In August Wilson’s masterpiece, history unfolds around everyday lives against the backdrop of the civil rights movement. Long-time regulars gather at the local diner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District to gossip, flirt and play the numbers. Now the owner must decide whether to let...

Mar 21, 2019 through Mar 24, 2019

Director's Cut Firebird and Rite of Spring

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Mar 21, 2019 through Mar 24, 2019

Director's Cut Firebird and Rite of Spring

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Experience the colossal blend of music and dance in this dazzling pair of works by Cincinnati favorite, Adam Hougland, both set to the music of the iconic Igor Stravinsky. The first is Rite of Spring, a ritualistically visceral tale that is breathtaking and tribal at the...

Experience the colossal blend of music and dance in this dazzling pair of works by Cincinnati favorite, Adam Hougland, both set to the music of the iconic Igor Stravinsky. The first is Rite of Spring, a ritualistically visceral tale that is breathtaking and tribal at the...

Now through Mar 24, 2019

On Your Feet!

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 24, 2019

On Your Feet!

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

Downtown

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. ON YOUR FEET! takes you...

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. ON YOUR FEET! takes you...

Now through Mar 30, 2019

A Doll's House, Part 2

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 30, 2019

A Doll's House, Part 2

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

Downtown

Nora famously slammed the door on her marriage, leaving her family behind in Ibsen’s 1879 revolutionary classic, but what happened to the iconic heroine next? This audacious sequel imagines her 15 years later as a changed woman. Universally acclaimed on Broadway, this smart,...

Nora famously slammed the door on her marriage, leaving her family behind in Ibsen’s 1879 revolutionary classic, but what happened to the iconic heroine next? This audacious sequel imagines her 15 years later as a changed woman. Universally acclaimed on Broadway, this smart,...

Mar 23, 2019

Lewis Black

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

Downtown

Mar 23, 2019

Lewis Black

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

Downtown

Lewis Black is a Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sell...

Lewis Black is a Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sell...

Mar 23, 2019 through Apr 21, 2019

The Thanksgiving Play

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

Uptown

Mar 23, 2019 through Apr 21, 2019

The Thanksgiving Play

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

Uptown

Watch as a group of liberal artists walk the fine line of political correctness in this fresh, satirical comedy. Armed with progressive lingo and questionably good intentions, they attempt to devise a culturally sensitive Thanksgiving play for local elementary schools. Slowly...

Watch as a group of liberal artists walk the fine line of political correctness in this fresh, satirical comedy. Armed with progressive lingo and questionably good intentions, they attempt to devise a culturally sensitive Thanksgiving play for local elementary schools. Slowly...

Mar 22, 2019 through Apr 06, 2019

The Lion in the Winter

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Mar 22, 2019 through Apr 06, 2019

The Lion in the Winter

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman, is a modern-day classic. Comedic in tone, dramatic in action the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen,...

Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman, is a modern-day classic. Comedic in tone, dramatic in action the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen,...

Mar 21, 2019 through Apr 07, 2019

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

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

West

Mar 21, 2019 through Apr 07, 2019

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

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

West

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a rollicking hootenanny of a musical based on the true story of a legendary Texas brothel, which operated from the 1840s to 1973. Protected by a friendly sheriff and frequented by politicians, football teams, and others, the “Chicken...

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a rollicking hootenanny of a musical based on the true story of a legendary Texas brothel, which operated from the 1840s to 1973. Protected by a friendly sheriff and frequented by politicians, football teams, and others, the “Chicken...

Mar 22, 2019 through Mar 23, 2019

Arnez J

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

North

Mar 22, 2019 through Mar 23, 2019

Arnez J

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

North

To those in the know Arnez J. is quickly emerging as one of the hottest, most talked about comedic artists in the game. His raw energy, talent and comedic skill quickly landed Arnez the coveted hosting slot on BET’s longest-running comedy series “Comic View” for two...

To those in the know Arnez J. is quickly emerging as one of the hottest, most talked about comedic artists in the game. His raw energy, talent and comedic skill quickly landed Arnez the coveted hosting slot on BET’s longest-running comedy series “Comic View” for two...

Now through Dec 28, 2019

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Dec 28, 2019

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

This cult classic, presented with a live cast from The Denton Affair, is all about audience participation. Feel free to dress up and bring flashlights, noisemakers and bells. All age restrictions apply. No One under 17 admitted without an adult guardian. Make sure to come early...

This cult classic, presented with a live cast from The Denton Affair, is all about audience participation. Feel free to dress up and bring flashlights, noisemakers and bells. All age restrictions apply. No One under 17 admitted without an adult guardian. Make sure to come early...

Mar 22, 2019 through Mar 24, 2019

McKenna's Choice

St. Paul Lutheran Church
106 Maple St., Reading, OH 45215

North

Mar 22, 2019 through Mar 24, 2019

McKenna's Choice

St. Paul Lutheran Church
106 Maple St., Reading, OH 45215

North

Gentle John McKenna has lived a long, productive and fulfilled life. His beloved wife Victoria has long since passed on, and he is becoming more and more dependent on his son’s family. Realizing his mind is going, McKenna makes a difficult decision... one which has a...

Gentle John McKenna has lived a long, productive and fulfilled life. His beloved wife Victoria has long since passed on, and he is becoming more and more dependent on his son’s family. Realizing his mind is going, McKenna makes a difficult decision... one which has a...

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...

Mar 26, 2019

Red Green

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

Downtown

Mar 26, 2019

Red Green

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

Downtown

This latest one man show features some brand new handyman projects, advice to married guys and teenage boys, tips on getting old, an apology to the world on behalf of all baby boomers, special contributions from Harold and a couple of other cast members, talking animals, and a...

This latest one man show features some brand new handyman projects, advice to married guys and teenage boys, tips on getting old, an apology to the world on behalf of all baby boomers, special contributions from Harold and a couple of other cast members, talking animals, and a...

Mar 28, 2019 through Mar 30, 2019

Sand

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

Downtown

Mar 28, 2019 through Mar 30, 2019

Sand

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

Downtown

Check out this rare chance to see Know's Producing Artistic Andrew J. Hungerford onstage in the solo performance of an unforgettable new play, in its US premiere. It’s now the sixth of August 1945. She is alone. god, my head. At 8.15 in the morning, everything is quiet....

Check out this rare chance to see Know's Producing Artistic Andrew J. Hungerford onstage in the solo performance of an unforgettable new play, in its US premiere. It’s now the sixth of August 1945. She is alone. god, my head. At 8.15 in the morning, everything is quiet....

Mar 28, 2019 through Mar 31, 2019

Brendan Eyre

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

North

Mar 28, 2019 through Mar 31, 2019

Brendan Eyre

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

North

Brendan Eyre is one of the hottest up and coming comedians in the country right now. Originally from Cleveland, he brings a Midwest sensibility to the jaded big city life. His laid back style observational style has been winning over crowds in clubs and colleges from coast to...

Brendan Eyre is one of the hottest up and coming comedians in the country right now. Originally from Cleveland, he brings a Midwest sensibility to the jaded big city life. His laid back style observational style has been winning over crowds in clubs and colleges from coast to...

Mar 29, 2019 through Mar 30, 2019

COL • LAB • O • RA • TION: A Performance & Time Arts Production

Contemporary Dance Theater
1805 Larch Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45225

West

Mar 29, 2019 through Mar 30, 2019

COL • LAB • O • RA • TION: A Performance & Time Arts Production

Contemporary Dance Theater
1805 Larch Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45225

West

Cincinnati’s longest-running performance series, the Performance and Time Arts Series presented by the Contemporary Dance Theater, showcases original works in dance, music, theater, spoken word, and multi-media. Contemporary Dance Theater has presented three to four...

Cincinnati’s longest-running performance series, the Performance and Time Arts Series presented by the Contemporary Dance Theater, showcases original works in dance, music, theater, spoken word, and multi-media. Contemporary Dance Theater has presented three to four...

Now through Mar 29, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Mar 29, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Friday Night Match

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Add ComedySportz Cincinnati to your March Madness! Come see the fastest, fittest, funniest clean comedy in Cincinnati. The two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine are ready to compete for your laughs. There is a referee. There are team players. They...

Add ComedySportz Cincinnati to your March Madness! Come see the fastest, fittest, funniest clean comedy in Cincinnati. The two teams, the Northern Kentucky Grass and the Cincinnati Big Machine are ready to compete for your laughs. There is a referee. There are team players. They...

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