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Mar 30, 2019 through Apr 07, 2019

Aladdin

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

Downtown

Mar 30, 2019 through Apr 07, 2019

Aladdin

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

Downtown

Leap aboard the magic carpet for fun and adventure as Cincinnati Ballet presents the mystical tale of Aladdin, a poor young boy who strives to win the love of a beautiful princess while spoiling the plans of an evil magician. Filled with comedy, romance, and including narration...

Leap aboard the magic carpet for fun and adventure as Cincinnati Ballet presents the mystical tale of Aladdin, a poor young boy who strives to win the love of a beautiful princess while spoiling the plans of an evil magician. Filled with comedy, romance, and including narration...

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,...

Now through Mar 30, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Saturday Matinee

Ludlow Theater
322 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016

South

Now through Mar 30, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati Saturday Matinee

Ludlow Theater
322 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016

South

Now you can see ComedySportz Cincinnati on both sides of the river! They’re partnering with the Ludlow Theater in Ludlow, KY to bring you CSz every Saturday in March and April. With a home field advantage can the Northern Kentucky Grass bring home the trophy? Or will the...

Now you can see ComedySportz Cincinnati on both sides of the river! They’re partnering with the Ludlow Theater in Ludlow, KY to bring you CSz every Saturday in March and April. With a home field advantage can the Northern Kentucky Grass bring home the trophy? Or will the...

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 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 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 30, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Swing

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011

South

Mar 30, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Swing

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011

South

High energy beats and fast-paced dance moves feature in exhilarating show.

High energy beats and fast-paced dance moves feature in exhilarating show.

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 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 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 30, 2019

Chris D'Elia

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

Downtown

Mar 30, 2019

Chris D'Elia

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

Downtown

Catch Chris D'Elia at Taft Theatre this coming March on his Follow the Leader Tour. 

Catch Chris D'Elia at Taft Theatre this coming March on his Follow the Leader Tour. 

Mar 30, 2019

Brooklyn, Real Time for Change

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

Downtown

Mar 30, 2019

Brooklyn, Real Time for Change

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

Downtown

Starring Shan'tel Collins, Jason Routt, David Livers, Tina Jones, Hazel Wagner Wimberly, Monica George-Smith and Beyonca Moya.    A theatrical performance about a young girl's ability to overcome obstacles and barriers in her journey to be elected the first female...

Starring Shan'tel Collins, Jason Routt, David Livers, Tina Jones, Hazel Wagner Wimberly, Monica George-Smith and Beyonca Moya.    A theatrical performance about a young girl's ability to overcome obstacles and barriers in her journey to be elected the first female...

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...

Mar 30, 2019

There's No Place Like Home Dance

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Mar 30, 2019

There's No Place Like Home Dance

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Welcome back to the newly-renovated Music Hall Ballroom! This popular open-dance party is not something new: It’s a look back in time at the Ballroom when the mood was festive, the ladies were dazzling in their dresses and outfits, and the men were debonair and polished from...

Welcome back to the newly-renovated Music Hall Ballroom! This popular open-dance party is not something new: It’s a look back in time at the Ballroom when the mood was festive, the ladies were dazzling in their dresses and outfits, and the men were debonair and polished from...

Mar 31, 2019

Wiesenthal (Nazi Hunter)

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

Downtown

Mar 31, 2019

Wiesenthal (Nazi Hunter)

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

Downtown

Wiesenthal is the Off-Broadway award-winning hit show about the life of Simon Wiesenthal, the Nazi hunter who was responsible for bringing over 1100 Nazi war criminals to Justice. Known throughout the world as ‘the Jewish James Bond’, the critically acclaimed production...

Wiesenthal is the Off-Broadway award-winning hit show about the life of Simon Wiesenthal, the Nazi hunter who was responsible for bringing over 1100 Nazi war criminals to Justice. Known throughout the world as ‘the Jewish James Bond’, the critically acclaimed production...

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...

Apr 03, 2019 through Apr 20, 2019

Macbeth

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Apr 03, 2019 through Apr 20, 2019

Macbeth

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

When the noble Scottish Lord Macbeth sees a path to power open up before him, he is determined to trod that path to its bloody end, consequences (and maybe himself) be damned. With his ruthless wife at his side, the two plot a Machiavellian course to put and to keep Macbeth on...

When the noble Scottish Lord Macbeth sees a path to power open up before him, he is determined to trod that path to its bloody end, consequences (and maybe himself) be damned. With his ruthless wife at his side, the two plot a Machiavellian course to put and to keep Macbeth on...

Apr 03, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Fast Young Beautiful

NKU Corbett Theatre
100 Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099

South

Apr 03, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Fast Young Beautiful

NKU Corbett Theatre
100 Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099

South

New to Hollywood, a naive young actor named Dennis is cast in the new James Dean film, and though he's at first unimpressed with his idiosyncratic co-star, he's soon seduced by Dean's mysterious talent. Dean agrees to mentor Dennis, but as they co-star in two films across the...

New to Hollywood, a naive young actor named Dennis is cast in the new James Dean film, and though he's at first unimpressed with his idiosyncratic co-star, he's soon seduced by Dean's mysterious talent. Dean agrees to mentor Dennis, but as they co-star in two films across the...

Apr 04, 2019 through Apr 28, 2019

42nd Street

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

West

Apr 04, 2019 through Apr 28, 2019

42nd Street

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

West

The ultimate show-biz musical, 42ND STREET celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new...

The ultimate show-biz musical, 42ND STREET celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new...

Apr 04, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Initiative

NKU Stauss Theatre
100 Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, KY 41099

South

Apr 04, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Initiative

NKU Stauss Theatre
100 Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, KY 41099

South

Playing a pen and paper role-playing game may not be your idea of a good time but, for Dave and his friends, it's a lifeline. Dave has a particularly aggressive form of cancer and the only way he'll experience all the memories he counted on having is through his friends creating...

Playing a pen and paper role-playing game may not be your idea of a good time but, for Dave and his friends, it's a lifeline. Dave has a particularly aggressive form of cancer and the only way he'll experience all the memories he counted on having is through his friends creating...

Apr 04, 2019 through Apr 07, 2019

Sean Donnelly

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

North

Apr 04, 2019 through Apr 07, 2019

Sean Donnelly

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

North

When he’s not catching a nap with his bulldog, Rickles, Sean can be 
found headlining clubs and festivals all over the country. He has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Sean hosts the podcast Defend Your Movie as well as...

When he’s not catching a nap with his bulldog, Rickles, Sean can be 
found headlining clubs and festivals all over the country. He has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Sean hosts the podcast Defend Your Movie as well as...

Apr 05, 2019

Dane Cook

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

Downtown

Apr 05, 2019

Dane Cook

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

Downtown

Dane Cook has maintained his reputation as one of today's most prolific stand-up comedians, while simultaneously distinguishing himself as a charismatic and versatile actor in a variety of film and television projects.      Cook recently returned to the stage...

Dane Cook has maintained his reputation as one of today's most prolific stand-up comedians, while simultaneously distinguishing himself as a charismatic and versatile actor in a variety of film and television projects.      Cook recently returned to the stage...

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