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Now through Sep 19, 2019

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

You're going to erupt with laughter…  the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. They’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming comedians that Cincinnati has...

You're going to erupt with laughter…  the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. They’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming comedians that Cincinnati has...

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 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...

Jul 19, 2019

Beer, BBQ & Swing Dancing

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

Jul 19, 2019

Beer, BBQ & Swing Dancing

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

Taft's has partnered with CincyHop to host an amazing night full of brews, BBQ and swing dancing!   Everyone is welcome to join Cincy Hop as they teach free casual swing dancing lessons from 8-9PM, followed by live swing dancing from 9-11PM! Don't feel like dancing? Hang...

Taft's has partnered with CincyHop to host an amazing night full of brews, BBQ and swing dancing!   Everyone is welcome to join Cincy Hop as they teach free casual swing dancing lessons from 8-9PM, followed by live swing dancing from 9-11PM! Don't feel like dancing? Hang...

Jul 19, 2019

Mystery Dinner

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Jul 19, 2019

Mystery Dinner

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Murder Mystery & Dinner A mysterious evening full of intrigue, fun, food, & laughter at Vinoklet Winery. Schedule 6:00 - Doors Open 7:00 - 1st Act 7:30 - Dinner 8:00 - 2nd Act 8:30 – Dessert 9:00 - 3rd Act 10:00 - Wrap up Menu 6 oz Glass of Wine with...

Murder Mystery & Dinner A mysterious evening full of intrigue, fun, food, & laughter at Vinoklet Winery. Schedule 6:00 - Doors Open 7:00 - 1st Act 7:30 - Dinner 8:00 - 2nd Act 8:30 – Dessert 9:00 - 3rd Act 10:00 - Wrap up Menu 6 oz Glass of Wine with...

Jul 19, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Mt. Healthy City Park
1541 Hill Ave., Mount Healthy, OH 45231

North

Jul 19, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Mt. Healthy City Park
1541 Hill Ave., Mount Healthy, OH 45231

North

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

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

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 19, 2019 through Jul 20, 2019

Sheryl Underwood

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

North

Jul 19, 2019 through Jul 20, 2019

Sheryl Underwood

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

North

Lots of laughs with Sheryl Underwood at The Funyn Bone Comedy Club! 

Lots of laughs with Sheryl Underwood at The Funyn Bone Comedy Club! 

Now through Jul 19, 2019

The Brewery Comedy Tour

Wooden Cask Brewing Company
629 York Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Jul 19, 2019

The Brewery Comedy Tour

Wooden Cask Brewing Company
629 York Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Laughs are on tap for this nationwide tour that has already hit 900 breweries across the U.S. More than a dozen New York and Los Angeles-based. stand-ups are currently on the road, sampling the local fare, local brews and providing the finest and funniest in comedy...

Laughs are on tap for this nationwide tour that has already hit 900 breweries across the U.S. More than a dozen New York and Los Angeles-based. stand-ups are currently on the road, sampling the local fare, local brews and providing the finest and funniest in comedy...

Jul 19, 2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Tour

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

Downtown

Jul 19, 2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Tour

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

Downtown

The 11th season of Emmy Award-winning ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ has proven itself to be the most fashionable, fearless and jaw-dropping spectacle in ‘Drag Race’ herstory! Try not to gag while you watch your favorite Season 11 Queens work that runway and show off their...

The 11th season of Emmy Award-winning ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ has proven itself to be the most fashionable, fearless and jaw-dropping spectacle in ‘Drag Race’ herstory! Try not to gag while you watch your favorite Season 11 Queens work that runway and show off their...

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...

Jul 20, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

Jul 20, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

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

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

Jul 20, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 20, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

It was the biggest decision she'd ever made: She was coming clean. No more binges, no more waking up who-knows-where. He would be her happiness, now and forever. Morning time and evening time, he would be her strength. For only the second time ever, Cincinnati Opera will...

It was the biggest decision she'd ever made: She was coming clean. No more binges, no more waking up who-knows-where. He would be her happiness, now and forever. Morning time and evening time, he would be her strength. For only the second time ever, Cincinnati Opera will...

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 21, 2019 through Aug 18, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream & Romeo and Juliet

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 21, 2019 through Aug 18, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream & Romeo and Juliet

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

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

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

Jul 22, 2019 through Jul 26, 2019

Theatreworks Summer Camp

Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233

West

Jul 22, 2019 through Jul 26, 2019

Theatreworks Summer Camp

Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233

West

Theatreworks is a creative backdrop where campers, ages 6-14, can come together in groups for Fun with Acting or Musical Theatre. Fun with Acting concentrates on improv, developing characters for state, voice/imagination activities, script creation, storytelling, and acting...

Theatreworks is a creative backdrop where campers, ages 6-14, can come together in groups for Fun with Acting or Musical Theatre. Fun with Acting concentrates on improv, developing characters for state, voice/imagination activities, script creation, storytelling, and acting...

Jul 22, 2019

ETC High School Summer Stock

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

Downtown

Jul 22, 2019

ETC High School 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...

Jul 22, 2019 through Jul 27, 2019

Blind Injustice

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 22, 2019 through Jul 27, 2019

Blind Injustice

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

You’re in the wrong place at the wrong time. A child’s words are twisted. You might look like someone who committed a crime. Suddenly, your world is taken away. You’re in prison for a crime you did not commit, and no one is helping you get out. This was reality for Ricky...

You’re in the wrong place at the wrong time. A child’s words are twisted. You might look like someone who committed a crime. Suddenly, your world is taken away. You’re in prison for a crime you did not commit, and no one is helping you get out. This was reality for Ricky...

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 25, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

Scooter Thomas Makes It To The Top Of The World

Thomas More University
333 Thomas More University, Crestview Hills, KY 41017

South

Jul 25, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

Scooter Thomas Makes It To The Top Of The World

Thomas More University
333 Thomas More University, Crestview Hills, KY 41017

South

A Play by Peter Parnell Starring Mitch Holland and Ben Mitchell Directed by Freddy Straub. Dennis receives a call from his mother telling him that his best friend from boyhood, Scooter Thomas, has died. Shaken, Dennis packs for the funeral and recalls their relationship...

A Play by Peter Parnell Starring Mitch Holland and Ben Mitchell Directed by Freddy Straub. Dennis receives a call from his mother telling him that his best friend from boyhood, Scooter Thomas, has died. Shaken, Dennis packs for the funeral and recalls their relationship...

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 25, 2019

True Theatre: trueCAMP

True Theatre
1225 Elm St, CIncinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 25, 2019

True Theatre: trueCAMP

True Theatre
1225 Elm St, CIncinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Oh the days of counselors and campers and archery and swimming in the lake. This show is sure to make us all nostalgic for those simpler times with friends and camp fires, early romances, a little mischief, and a lot of fun! You’ll want to go back after hearing the...

Oh the days of counselors and campers and archery and swimming in the lake. This show is sure to make us all nostalgic for those simpler times with friends and camp fires, early romances, a little mischief, and a lot of fun! You’ll want to go back after hearing the...

Jul 26, 2019 through Jul 27, 2019

Dan Cummins

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

North

Jul 26, 2019 through Jul 27, 2019

Dan Cummins

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

North

Dan taped his first One Hour Special for Comedy Central on October 17th, 2009, receiving a standing ovation after performing 65+ minutes of new material to a sold out house at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane, Washington. This yet-to-be named special, which premiered on Comedy...

Dan taped his first One Hour Special for Comedy Central on October 17th, 2009, receiving a standing ovation after performing 65+ minutes of new material to a sold out house at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane, Washington. This yet-to-be named special, which premiered on Comedy...

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