Performing Arts

Find Performing Arts Events in Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

You’ll never be able to say there’s nothing to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky! Search thousands of events in our online database. We make it easy for you to filter by category – like performing arts – and/or by date so you can create the perfect itinerary for your getaway. There’s always more to explore, new adventures to be had and memories to be made in Cincinnati USA!

Featured

Find Events
E.g., Jun 24, 2019
E.g., Jun 24, 2019
User can select dates

Reset Form

 
Displaying 51 - 100 of 1296
Now through Aug 25, 2019

DBL Law OTR Performs

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 25, 2019

DBL Law OTR Performs

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Every Sunday, enjoy an evening of free arts programming in the Park that is sure to please the whole family.

Every Sunday, enjoy an evening of free arts programming in the Park that is sure to please the whole family.

Jul 08, 2019 through Jul 20, 2019

ETC Jr. Summer Stock

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

Downtown

Jul 08, 2019 through Jul 20, 2019

ETC Jr. Summer Stock

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

Downtown

Featuring workshops taught by the same professional artists that grace ETC’s stage, our summer stock camps offer children ages 7–18 an unforgettable collaborative experience while exploring acting techniques including improv, auditioning, script analysis, and acting for the...

Featuring workshops taught by the same professional artists that grace ETC’s stage, our summer stock camps offer children ages 7–18 an unforgettable collaborative experience while exploring acting techniques including improv, auditioning, script analysis, and acting for the...

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Jul 10, 2019 through Aug 04, 2019

Pippin

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

Jul 10, 2019 through Aug 04, 2019

Pippin

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

There's magic to do when a prince learns the true meaning of glory, love and war in Stephen Schwartz's iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece. Pippin is the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical...

There's magic to do when a prince learns the true meaning of glory, love and war in Stephen Schwartz's iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece. Pippin is the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical...

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

Jul 06, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Ariadne Auf Naxos

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 06, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Ariadne Auf Naxos

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

A gentleman with more wealth than taste commissions two pieces of entertainment as an after-dinner treat for his guests: a tragic opera and a troupe of clowns. But as time grows short, the ensembles receive scandalous news—they must perform onstage simultaneously! Creative...

A gentleman with more wealth than taste commissions two pieces of entertainment as an after-dinner treat for his guests: a tragic opera and a troupe of clowns. But as time grows short, the ensembles receive scandalous news—they must perform onstage simultaneously! Creative...

Jul 11, 2019

Kristina Kuzmič: The Hope and Humor Tour

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

Downtown

Jul 11, 2019

Kristina Kuzmič: The Hope and Humor Tour

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

Downtown

An Evening with Kristina Kuzmič will consist of everything you could possibly want to experience at a ‘night out’ show: inspiration, interaction, and comedy. After laughing all night with Kristina and hearing her powerful message, everyone in the audience will leave feeling...

An Evening with Kristina Kuzmič will consist of everything you could possibly want to experience at a ‘night out’ show: inspiration, interaction, and comedy. After laughing all night with Kristina and hearing her powerful message, everyone in the audience will leave feeling...

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.

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

"Cocktails with Mimi"

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

North

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

"Cocktails with Mimi"

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

North

As one actor wryly observes in the opening scene, “A cocktail party at Mimi’s is never just a cocktail party.” What will it be this year? Extravagant, booming fireworks? Tricycle-riding chimpanzees? Oh, nothing that tame: Mimi plans her revenge on a banker who bricked up...

As one actor wryly observes in the opening scene, “A cocktail party at Mimi’s is never just a cocktail party.” What will it be this year? Extravagant, booming fireworks? Tricycle-riding chimpanzees? Oh, nothing that tame: Mimi plans her revenge on a banker who bricked up...

Jul 12, 2019

85 South

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

Downtown

Jul 12, 2019

85 South

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

Downtown

The last few years, the 85 South Show has been shaking up the podcasting scene with improvs and freestyles by some of the fastest rising comedic talent from the South. Join DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean on Friday, July 12  as they bring their talents to...

The last few years, the 85 South Show has been shaking up the podcasting scene with improvs and freestyles by some of the fastest rising comedic talent from the South. Join DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean on Friday, July 12  as they bring their talents to...

Jul 12, 2019 through Jul 13, 2019

Brendan Schaub

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

North

Jul 12, 2019 through Jul 13, 2019

Brendan Schaub

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

North

Brendan "Big Brown" Schaub is a former MMA fighter, with a storied fight career. He competed in the show "The Ultimate Fighter", getting a place in the finale fight and securing a contract with the UFC. While in the UFC, he won 6 fights and defeated one of his personal heroes,...

Brendan "Big Brown" Schaub is a former MMA fighter, with a storied fight career. He competed in the show "The Ultimate Fighter", getting a place in the finale fight and securing a contract with the UFC. While in the UFC, he won 6 fights and defeated one of his personal heroes,...

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Jul 05, 2019 through Jul 14, 2019

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling into its future. After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of "The Simpsons" episode "Cape...

Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling into its future. After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of "The Simpsons" episode "Cape...

Jul 13, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet

McDonalds Commons
7451 Dawson Rd, Madeira, OH 45243

North

Jul 13, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet

McDonalds Commons
7451 Dawson Rd, Madeira, OH 45243

North

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Jul 13, 2019

Welcome to Night Vale

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

Downtown

Jul 13, 2019

Welcome to Night Vale

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

Downtown

Welcome To Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable...

Welcome To Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable...

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...

Jul 14, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum
3738 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

Jul 14, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum
3738 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

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...

Jul 15, 2019

ETC Summer Stock High School Technical Theatre Intensive

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

Downtown

Jul 15, 2019

ETC Summer Stock High School Technical Theatre Intensive

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

Downtown

Featuring workshops taught by the same professional artists that grace ETC’s stage, our summer stock camps offer children ages 7–18 an unforgettable collaborative experience while exploring acting techniques including improv, auditioning, script analysis, and acting for the...

Featuring workshops taught by the same professional artists that grace ETC’s stage, our summer stock camps offer children ages 7–18 an unforgettable collaborative experience while exploring acting techniques including improv, auditioning, script analysis, and acting for the...

Jul 17, 2019 through Aug 04, 2019

Miss Holmes

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 17, 2019 through Aug 04, 2019

Miss Holmes

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

When a young newlywed suspects her husband, a high-ranking investigator at Scotland Yard, has murdered his previous two wives, she fears she has nowhere to turn. But the game is afoot when her case is taken by two fiercely intelligent and independent women who refuse to be...

When a young newlywed suspects her husband, a high-ranking investigator at Scotland Yard, has murdered his previous two wives, she fears she has nowhere to turn. But the game is afoot when her case is taken by two fiercely intelligent and independent women who refuse to be...

Jul 18, 2019 through Sep 07, 2019

Dances of India

Cultural Centre of Inda
9462 Hopewell Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

Jul 18, 2019 through Sep 07, 2019

Dances of India

Cultural Centre of Inda
9462 Hopewell Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

See and learn traditional dances from India, by a female troupe. 

See and learn traditional dances from India, by a female troupe. 

Featured
Featured