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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Now through May 18, 2019

Great Parks Mystery Dinner Series

Winton Woods
1515 West Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Now through May 18, 2019

Great Parks Mystery Dinner Series

Winton Woods
1515 West Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Great Parks is serving up food and fun during this year’s Mystery Dinner Series. Help solve a crime while you have a good time on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. from February–May.   The series is hosted at Mill Race Banquet Center in Winton Woods. Dinner includes...

Great Parks is serving up food and fun during this year’s Mystery Dinner Series. Help solve a crime while you have a good time on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. from February–May.   The series is hosted at Mill Race Banquet Center in Winton Woods. Dinner includes...

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 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...

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.

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...

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,...

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...

Apr 07, 2019 through Apr 09, 2019

Open Auditions: "Cocktails with Mimi"

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

North

Apr 07, 2019 through Apr 09, 2019

Open Auditions: "Cocktails with Mimi"

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

North

Performance dates: July 5-7 & 12-14 Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. SYNOPSIS Mimi Ralston, a wealthy and much-married divorcee, is giving a party in honor of the reputedly formidable parents of her daughter's fiancé. Typically she engages a stunt...

Performance dates: July 5-7 & 12-14 Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. SYNOPSIS Mimi Ralston, a wealthy and much-married divorcee, is giving a party in honor of the reputedly formidable parents of her daughter's fiancé. Typically she engages a stunt...

Apr 09, 2019 through Apr 21, 2019

Miss Saigon

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

Apr 09, 2019 through Apr 21, 2019

Miss Saigon

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

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter...

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter...

Apr 12, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Craig Robinson

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

North

Apr 12, 2019 through Apr 14, 2019

Craig Robinson

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

North

Beginning as a stand-up comedian in Chicago, Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival. Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned...

Beginning as a stand-up comedian in Chicago, Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival. Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned...

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