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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...

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 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...

Jul 27, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Keehner Park
7411 Barret Rd, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Jul 27, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Keehner Park
7411 Barret Rd, West Chester, OH 45069

North

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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 31, 2019 through Aug 29, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth & A Midsummer Night's Dream

Lawrence Square
3650 Warsaw Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45205

West

Jul 31, 2019 through Aug 29, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth & A Midsummer Night's Dream

Lawrence Square
3650 Warsaw Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45205

West

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

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

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!

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...

Aug 01, 2019 through Aug 03, 2019

Big Jay Oakerson

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

North

Aug 01, 2019 through Aug 03, 2019

Big Jay Oakerson

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

North

Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and Stand Up New York. He's no stranger to the rest of America, either, regularly...

Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and Stand Up New York. He's no stranger to the rest of America, either, regularly...

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.

Aug 02, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Griffin Centre
320 Fairgrounds Rd, Falmouth, KY 41040

South

Aug 02, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Griffin Centre
320 Fairgrounds Rd, Falmouth, KY 41040

South

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

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

Aug 02, 2019

An Evening of Dance

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221

Uptown

Aug 02, 2019

An Evening of Dance

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221

Uptown

This special evening of dance features dances performed by City Gospel Mission's Princess Ballet ballerinas. A light reception will follow the performance for guests to mingle and enjoy coffee and dessert.   Princesses Ballet was created to build character, self-esteem...

This special evening of dance features dances performed by City Gospel Mission's Princess Ballet ballerinas. A light reception will follow the performance for guests to mingle and enjoy coffee and dessert.   Princesses Ballet was created to build character, self-esteem...

Aug 04, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Peter J. Gruber Pavilion
205 East Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

North

Aug 04, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Peter J. Gruber Pavilion
205 East Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

North

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

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

Aug 08, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Boone Woods
6000 Veteran's Way, Burlington, KY 41005

South

Aug 08, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Boone Woods
6000 Veteran's Way, Burlington, KY 41005

South

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

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

Aug 09, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth

Devou Park
1201 Park Drive, Covington, KY 41011

South

Aug 09, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth

Devou Park
1201 Park Drive, Covington, KY 41011

South

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

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

Aug 10, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

Aug 10, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

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

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

Aug 10, 2019 through Aug 25, 2019

American Idiot

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Aug 10, 2019 through Aug 25, 2019

American Idiot

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

This two-time Tony Award-winning musical, based on the Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album of the same name, is a high-energy rock opera not to be missed. Three disaffected young men, living in suburbia, have dreams of a different life in the city. They embark on their...

This two-time Tony Award-winning musical, based on the Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album of the same name, is a high-energy rock opera not to be missed. Three disaffected young men, living in suburbia, have dreams of a different life in the city. They embark on their...

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