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Aug 31, 2019 through Sep 28, 2019

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

Downtown

Aug 31, 2019 through Sep 28, 2019

Fun Home

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

Downtown

Hailed as one of Broadway’s most original musicals and the winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this is the groundbreaking story inspired by the best-selling graphic memoir. Alison’s father, Bruce, was an enigmatic, brilliant man whose secrets defined her family...

Hailed as one of Broadway’s most original musicals and the winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this is the groundbreaking story inspired by the best-selling graphic memoir. Alison’s father, Bruce, was an enigmatic, brilliant man whose secrets defined her family...

Now through Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

Now through Sep 08, 2019

On Golden Pond

La Comedia Dinner Theatre
765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH 45066

North

Now through Sep 08, 2019

On Golden Pond

La Comedia Dinner Theatre
765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH 45066

North

On Golden Pond is a classic American comedy/drama that’s every bit as touching, warm, and witty today as when it debuted on Broadway in 1979. The Academy Award-winning 1981 film adaptation starred Henry Fonda, Katherine Hepburn and Jane Fonda. Retired couple Ethel and Norman...

On Golden Pond is a classic American comedy/drama that’s every bit as touching, warm, and witty today as when it debuted on Broadway in 1979. The Academy Award-winning 1981 film adaptation starred Henry Fonda, Katherine Hepburn and Jane Fonda. Retired couple Ethel and Norman...

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...

Sep 05, 2019 through Sep 22, 2019

August: Osage County

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 05, 2019 through Sep 22, 2019

August: Osage County

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning family drama centers around Violet, the pill-addicted and scathingly manipulative matriarch of the Westin family. When her husband disappears, the rest of the clan is brought together for an unexpected reunion where old wounds are...

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning family drama centers around Violet, the pill-addicted and scathingly manipulative matriarch of the Westin family. When her husband disappears, the rest of the clan is brought together for an unexpected reunion where old wounds are...

Sep 05, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

The Children's Hour by Lillian Hellman

Lincoln Grant Scholar House
824 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011

South

Sep 05, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

The Children's Hour by Lillian Hellman

Lincoln Grant Scholar House
824 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011

South

Set in a fictional New England town in the 1930s, THE CHILDREN’S HOUR tells the story of two women who are unjustly accused of homosexual activity by one of their students. The outraged community quickly withdraws all of their students, causing a witch hunt that ultimately...

Set in a fictional New England town in the 1930s, THE CHILDREN’S HOUR tells the story of two women who are unjustly accused of homosexual activity by one of their students. The outraged community quickly withdraws all of their students, causing a witch hunt that ultimately...

Now through Sep 08, 2019

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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

West

Now through Sep 08, 2019

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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

West

In this unmistakably American take on the war between the sexes, seven frontier women take charge of their destinies (and their men) in 1850s Oregon.  Based on the classic film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an authentic piece of Americana, a time-tested romantic...

In this unmistakably American take on the war between the sexes, seven frontier women take charge of their destinies (and their men) in 1850s Oregon.  Based on the classic film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an authentic piece of Americana, a time-tested romantic...

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.

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The saga continues at Music Hall. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped—with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular science fiction films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’...

The saga continues at Music Hall. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped—with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular science fiction films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’...

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 07, 2019

Love's Not Enough

Cincinnati Christian University
2700 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 07, 2019

Love's Not Enough

Cincinnati Christian University
2700 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

Two married couples believe that love alone will get them through the difficult times in their marriage. When life happens, they're faced with situations that quickly arise to the surface of their marriage. The couples learn, through their own stubbornness, that it takes more...

Two married couples believe that love alone will get them through the difficult times in their marriage. When life happens, they're faced with situations that quickly arise to the surface of their marriage. The couples learn, through their own stubbornness, that it takes more...

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 14, 2019

Side By Side By Sondheim

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

Downtown

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 14, 2019

Side By Side By Sondheim

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

Downtown

Get ready to laugh, cry, and fall in love with lyrics that are heartbreakingly true and music that captures the soaring emotions of a generation with Side by Side by Sondheim. Simple and unpretentious, this Tony Award-winning musical is a perfect introduction to the work of this...

Get ready to laugh, cry, and fall in love with lyrics that are heartbreakingly true and music that captures the soaring emotions of a generation with Side by Side by Sondheim. Simple and unpretentious, this Tony Award-winning musical is a perfect introduction to the work of this...

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

Brad Williams

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

North

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

Brad Williams

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

North

Brad's show is high energy. Robin Williams called him "Prozac with a head." Brad's ability to make humorous observations on disability, relationships, sex, and race are winning over audiences and proving that anyone can overcome their shortcomings. 

Brad's show is high energy. Robin Williams called him "Prozac with a head." Brad's ability to make humorous observations on disability, relationships, sex, and race are winning over audiences and proving that anyone can overcome their shortcomings. 

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 29, 2019

Driving Miss Daisy

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

West

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 29, 2019

Driving Miss Daisy

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

West

he Deep South, 1948 - just prior to the civil rights movement... Having demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son that she must now rely on a chauffeur. The son hires a thoughtful black man, Hoke, whom Miss Daisy...

he Deep South, 1948 - just prior to the civil rights movement... Having demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son that she must now rely on a chauffeur. The son hires a thoughtful black man, Hoke, whom Miss Daisy...

Sep 07, 2019

Experience Magic Like Never Before!

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Sep 07, 2019

Experience Magic Like Never Before!

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

You don't want to miss this New and Unique Show performed by 4 time award winning close up magician Presto Paul Dalholt! This show will be filled with Amazing Magic and Hilarious Comedy that is suitable for all ages! You will witness magic up close and personal with all new...

You don't want to miss this New and Unique Show performed by 4 time award winning close up magician Presto Paul Dalholt! This show will be filled with Amazing Magic and Hilarious Comedy that is suitable for all ages! You will witness magic up close and personal with all new...

Now through Sep 07, 2019

Dances of India

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

North

Now 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. 

Sep 07, 2019 through Oct 06, 2019

Once on This Island

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

Uptown

Sep 07, 2019 through Oct 06, 2019

Once on This Island

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

Uptown

Hearts soar in the Tony Award-winning, Calypso-flavored musical, Once on This Island. Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues a wealthy boy, Daniel, from the other side of the island and falls in love with him. But the pompous gods who preside over the island make a bet with one...

Hearts soar in the Tony Award-winning, Calypso-flavored musical, Once on This Island. Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues a wealthy boy, Daniel, from the other side of the island and falls in love with him. But the pompous gods who preside over the island make a bet with one...

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...

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