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Nov 21, 2018 through Dec 29, 2018

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Nov 21, 2018 through Dec 29, 2018

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous Christmas Eve transformation as he views with new eyes his past, present and the possibilities of the future. As he witnesses all those who have improved his life he realizes that it's never too late to change his miserly ways. A Christmas...

Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous Christmas Eve transformation as he views with new eyes his past, present and the possibilities of the future. As he witnesses all those who have improved his life he realizes that it's never too late to change his miserly ways. A Christmas...

Nov 24, 2018 through Dec 16, 2018

Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Nov 24, 2018 through Dec 16, 2018

Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Meet Susan Swayne and the Society of Lady Detectives – aside from their interest in swordplay, they’re all perfectly proper Victorian women. Or are they? When the distraught Isabelle Fontaine-Kite insists that a member of the S.o.L.D. is actually her missing husband, Eric,...

Meet Susan Swayne and the Society of Lady Detectives – aside from their interest in swordplay, they’re all perfectly proper Victorian women. Or are they? When the distraught Isabelle Fontaine-Kite insists that a member of the S.o.L.D. is actually her missing husband, Eric,...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

White Christmas

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

North

Now through Dec 30, 2018

White Christmas

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

North

2 veterans have successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at Vermont lodge.

2 veterans have successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at Vermont lodge.

Nov 28, 2018 through Dec 30, 2018

Alice in Wonderland

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Nov 28, 2018 through Dec 30, 2018

Alice in Wonderland

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Join the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party. Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by...

Join the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party. Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by...

Nov 27, 2018 through Dec 02, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong

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

Downtown

Nov 27, 2018 through Dec 02, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong

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

Downtown

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “A GUT-BUSTING HIT” (The New York Times) and “THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER...

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “A GUT-BUSTING HIT” (The New York Times) and “THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER...

Dec 01, 2018 through Dec 02, 2018

Pete Lee

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

North

Dec 01, 2018 through Dec 02, 2018

Pete Lee

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

North

Pete Lee was the first standup comedian to get a standing ovation on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. This happened after Jimmy personally attended one of Pete’s live shows in NYC and immediately invited him on the show. Pete’s joyful humor comes from his Midwestern...

Pete Lee was the first standup comedian to get a standing ovation on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. This happened after Jimmy personally attended one of Pete’s live shows in NYC and immediately invited him on the show. Pete’s joyful humor comes from his Midwestern...

Nov 29, 2018 through Dec 02, 2018

Robert Hawkings

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

North

Nov 29, 2018 through Dec 02, 2018

Robert Hawkings

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

North

Laugh until you cry with live comedic performances from Robert Hawkins! 

Laugh until you cry with live comedic performances from Robert Hawkins! 

Now through Dec 12, 2018

Arts Academy at Artsville

Artsville
5021 Whetsel Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Dec 12, 2018

Arts Academy at Artsville

Artsville
5021 Whetsel Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Students are invited to explore, experiment, and develop their creativity through music, visual art, theater and dance at Arts Academy at Artsville, a free, weekly, after-school program hosted by Artsville and the Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts. Arts Academy at Artsville...

Students are invited to explore, experiment, and develop their creativity through music, visual art, theater and dance at Arts Academy at Artsville, a free, weekly, after-school program hosted by Artsville and the Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts. Arts Academy at Artsville...

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Cincinnati King

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Cincinnati King

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

Uptown

Celebrate Cincinnati’s rich music history in this world premiere musical about King Records. Based on hundreds of interviews, the story traces the groundbreaking rise of music pioneer Syd Nathan and the artists he produced, the music he created and the enemies he made along...

Celebrate Cincinnati’s rich music history in this world premiere musical about King Records. Based on hundreds of interviews, the story traces the groundbreaking rise of music pioneer Syd Nathan and the artists he produced, the music he created and the enemies he made along...

Nov 29, 2018 through Dec 09, 2018

Pride and Prejudice

Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099

South

Nov 29, 2018 through Dec 09, 2018

Pride and Prejudice

Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099

South

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE is a refreshingly fast-paced and engaging new adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel involving manners, courtship and relationships. When the independent-minded Elizabeth Bennet meets the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy, all feelings of attraction are muted by...

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE is a refreshingly fast-paced and engaging new adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel involving manners, courtship and relationships. When the independent-minded Elizabeth Bennet meets the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy, all feelings of attraction are muted by...

Now through Mar 20, 2019

Pro-Am Night

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

North

Now through Mar 20, 2019

Pro-Am Night

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

North

Catch local newbies, club regulars, and touring headliners drop new material every Wednesday. Some will be funny and some won't be, but it's always a great show!

Catch local newbies, club regulars, and touring headliners drop new material every Wednesday. Some will be funny and some won't be, but it's always a great show!

Nov 23, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

A Christmas Story

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

Nov 23, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

A Christmas Story

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

“You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in 1940’s Indiana, follows Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case to his mother, his teacher and Santa Claus himself at Goldblatt's...

“You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in 1940’s Indiana, follows Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case to his mother, his teacher and Santa Claus himself at Goldblatt's...

Dec 06, 2018

Postville: Hometown to the World

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 06, 2018

Postville: Hometown to the World

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cincinnati Opera and CCM Opera's joint Opera Fusion: New Works program presents excerpts from Potsville: Hometown to the World. Potsville: Hometown to the World is the latest piece by composer Laura Kaminsky and filmmaker Kimberly Reed, known for their...

Cincinnati Opera and CCM Opera's joint Opera Fusion: New Works program presents excerpts from Potsville: Hometown to the World. Potsville: Hometown to the World is the latest piece by composer Laura Kaminsky and filmmaker Kimberly Reed, known for their...

Dec 07, 2018 through Dec 09, 2018

The Nutcracker

School for Creative & Performing Arts
108 W. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 07, 2018 through Dec 09, 2018

The Nutcracker

School for Creative & Performing Arts
108 W. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join us on our special event in winter – The Nutcracker The School for Creative & Performing Arts is proud to present a Christmas classic “The Nutcracker”. Usher your family into the holiday season by joining Clara and Fritz on adventures leading into the land of...

Join us on our special event in winter – The Nutcracker The School for Creative & Performing Arts is proud to present a Christmas classic “The Nutcracker”. Usher your family into the holiday season by joining Clara and Fritz on adventures leading into the land of...

Dec 07, 2018 through Dec 16, 2018

A Good, Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas

Flour Creek Christian Church Multipurpose Building
1109 HWY 177 E, Butler, KY 41006

South

Dec 07, 2018 through Dec 16, 2018

A Good, Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas

Flour Creek Christian Church Multipurpose Building
1109 HWY 177 E, Butler, KY 41006

South

What if the three wise men weren’t really all that wise? What if they were just three ordinary guys, avoiding conflicts at home, who happened upon the greatest story ever told? Set in modern day America, three small town men have had it with their women! Even though it’s...

What if the three wise men weren’t really all that wise? What if they were just three ordinary guys, avoiding conflicts at home, who happened upon the greatest story ever told? Set in modern day America, three small town men have had it with their women! Even though it’s...

Dec 07, 2018 through Dec 21, 2018

The Twi-Lit Zone: A New Dimension of Holiday Tales

Clifton Performance Theater
404 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Dec 07, 2018 through Dec 21, 2018

The Twi-Lit Zone: A New Dimension of Holiday Tales

Clifton Performance Theater
404 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Classic Christmas stories and themes from popular Twilight Zone episodes come together to create, "The Tw-Lit Zone," a show that celebrates all that is strange and spectacular about the holidays.

Classic Christmas stories and themes from popular Twilight Zone episodes come together to create, "The Tw-Lit Zone," a show that celebrates all that is strange and spectacular about the holidays.

Dec 08, 2018

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 08, 2018

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

It’s holiday time and everyone’s favorite first grader is back to celebrate! All of the students in Room One are happily creating the perfect holiday party. Except how is Junie B. supposed to enjoy anything when she has drawn the name of her arch nemesis, Tattletale May, for...

It’s holiday time and everyone’s favorite first grader is back to celebrate! All of the students in Room One are happily creating the perfect holiday party. Except how is Junie B. supposed to enjoy anything when she has drawn the name of her arch nemesis, Tattletale May, for...

Dec 08, 2018 through Dec 16, 2018

Santa Claus: The Musical

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

Downtown

Dec 08, 2018 through Dec 16, 2018

Santa Claus: The Musical

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

Downtown

After 1,000 years of faithful service, Santa Claus has decided to retire. But not all the elves in Santa’s Workshop are too thrilled about his chosen replacement. With the help of his tech-savvy daughter, Beatrice, website designer Nick is in for the adventure of his life as...

After 1,000 years of faithful service, Santa Claus has decided to retire. But not all the elves in Santa’s Workshop are too thrilled about his chosen replacement. With the help of his tech-savvy daughter, Beatrice, website designer Nick is in for the adventure of his life as...

Nov 24, 2018 through Dec 15, 2018

Caroling on the Connector

Downtown Cincinnati
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Nov 24, 2018 through Dec 15, 2018

Caroling on the Connector

Downtown Cincinnati
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Enjoy holiday tunes while riding on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.  Free rides: November 23 and 24, December 1, 8, and 15. 

Enjoy holiday tunes while riding on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.  Free rides: November 23 and 24, December 1, 8, and 15. 

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