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Now through Jan 27, 2019

The Second City-It's Not You, It's Me

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

Uptown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

The Second City-It's Not You, It's Me

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

Uptown

The Second City has been laughing at love and its various side effects for decades. The world-famous comedy company’s new show takes shots at heartbreak and the mire of human relationships. Your friends, parents and blind date will all find something achingly familiar to laugh...

The Second City has been laughing at love and its various side effects for decades. The world-famous comedy company’s new show takes shots at heartbreak and the mire of human relationships. Your friends, parents and blind date will all find something achingly familiar to laugh...

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 16, 2019

Ripcord

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 16, 2019

Ripcord

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

Downtown

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate at Bristol Senior Living Facility, so when cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with happy-go-lucky Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman ... by any means necessary. A...

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate at Bristol Senior Living Facility, so when cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with happy-go-lucky Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman ... by any means necessary. A...

Now through Jan 25, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 25, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

We’ve got the cure for the winter blues at ComedySportz Cincinnati. Come laugh with us and see why we were voted 2018 Best Improv in town by Cincinnati Magazine. We have two teams of improvisors competing for your laughs while our referee keeps the action clean, smart and fun...

We’ve got the cure for the winter blues at ComedySportz Cincinnati. Come laugh with us and see why we were voted 2018 Best Improv in town by Cincinnati Magazine. We have two teams of improvisors competing for your laughs while our referee keeps the action clean, smart and fun...

Jan 24, 2019 through Jan 27, 2019

Dave Ross

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

North

Jan 24, 2019 through Jan 27, 2019

Dave Ross

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

North

Dave Ross is a comedian based in Los Angeles, CA. He plays Trademarq in Comedy Central's Corporate. He tours all the time. Vans Warped Tour, Fest, SXSW, The Hollywood Improv, SF Sketchfest, Just For Laughs in Montreal and your basement are just a few of the places he's done...

Dave Ross is a comedian based in Los Angeles, CA. He plays Trademarq in Comedy Central's Corporate. He tours all the time. Vans Warped Tour, Fest, SXSW, The Hollywood Improv, SF Sketchfest, Just For Laughs in Montreal and your basement are just a few of the places he's done...

Jan 25, 2019 through Jan 26, 2019

Josh Blue

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

North

Jan 25, 2019 through Jan 26, 2019

Josh Blue

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

North

Josh Blue has been a fast-rising star since first appearing on Comedy Central’s “Mind of Mencia” before gaining the attention and endearment of the country as a favorite on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Josh is a diverse and triumphant individual - hilarious stand-up...

Josh Blue has been a fast-rising star since first appearing on Comedy Central’s “Mind of Mencia” before gaining the attention and endearment of the country as a favorite on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Josh is a diverse and triumphant individual - hilarious stand-up...

Now through Jan 27, 2019

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Jan 27, 2019

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011

South

Beloved musical based on Victor Hugo novel.

Beloved musical based on Victor Hugo novel.

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Fiddler on the Roof

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Fiddler on the Roof

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

Downtown

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset;’ “If I Were A Rich Man;’ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and...

Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset;’ “If I Were A Rich Man;’ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and...

Jan 23, 2019 through Feb 10, 2019

Fences

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 23, 2019 through Feb 10, 2019

Fences

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Set against the backdrop of 1950’s Pittsburgh, August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize winning drama tells the story of Troy Maxson, a one-time star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man, holding court and expounding on life from the chair in his backyard. Due...

Set against the backdrop of 1950’s Pittsburgh, August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize winning drama tells the story of Troy Maxson, a one-time star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man, holding court and expounding on life from the chair in his backyard. Due...

Jan 24, 2019 through Feb 10, 2019

The Graduate

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

West

Jan 24, 2019 through Feb 10, 2019

The Graduate

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

West

A Play Adapted by Terry Johnson; Based on the Novel by Charles Webb And the Motion Picture Screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry  By Special Arrangement with StudioCanal Benjamin Braddock is a confused young man. Having spent four years crafting a brilliant...

A Play Adapted by Terry Johnson; Based on the Novel by Charles Webb And the Motion Picture Screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry  By Special Arrangement with StudioCanal Benjamin Braddock is a confused young man. Having spent four years crafting a brilliant...

Now through Feb 02, 2019

Red Bike

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 02, 2019

Red Bike

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

Downtown

What kind of future will you have living in these here United States? Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now.

What kind of future will you have living in these here United States? Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now.

Jan 25, 2019 through Feb 09, 2019

The Exonerated

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Jan 25, 2019 through Feb 09, 2019

The Exonerated

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Culled from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files and the public record, THE EXONERATED tells the true stories of six wrongfully convicted survivors of death row in their own words.

Culled from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files and the public record, THE EXONERATED tells the true stories of six wrongfully convicted survivors of death row in their own words.

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...

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...

Jan 30, 2019

Intro to Comedy Class

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium
4831 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

Uptown

Jan 30, 2019

Intro to Comedy Class

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium
4831 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

Uptown

Join local comedian of Bombs Away! Comedy, Wayne Memmott, as he teaches an introduction to comedy. If you've ever even remotely thought you'd like to try stand-up, or even just tell a funny joke to a group of people, come learn how to get the set-up right and nail the...

Join local comedian of Bombs Away! Comedy, Wayne Memmott, as he teaches an introduction to comedy. If you've ever even remotely thought you'd like to try stand-up, or even just tell a funny joke to a group of people, come learn how to get the set-up right and nail the...

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!

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