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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 14, 2019 through Oct 26, 2019

Cherry Street Murder Mystery

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad
127 South Mechanic St., Lebanon, OH 45036

Sep 14, 2019 through Oct 26, 2019

Cherry Street Murder Mystery

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad
127 South Mechanic St., Lebanon, OH 45036

Join the LM&M Railroad for an exciting evening of mystery and mayhem! Take a one hour train ride where the mystery will begin to unfold as you travel through Southwest, Ohio. Suspicious characters will travel with you laying the clues to the mystery.   The event...

Join the LM&M Railroad for an exciting evening of mystery and mayhem! Take a one hour train ride where the mystery will begin to unfold as you travel through Southwest, Ohio. Suspicious characters will travel with you laying the clues to the mystery.   The event...

Sep 14, 2019

Cin City Burlesque 10 Year Anniversary

Bogart's
2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Sep 14, 2019

Cin City Burlesque 10 Year Anniversary

Bogart's
2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Enjoy the exciting and vibrant performances from Cin City Burlesque. 

Enjoy the exciting and vibrant performances from Cin City Burlesque. 

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 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...

Now through Sep 22, 2019

Kaplan New Works Series

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

Downtown

Now through Sep 22, 2019

Kaplan New Works Series

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

Downtown

Celebrate the start of the season with a mix of innovative dance by some of today’s most talented choreographers, including a trio of female powerhouses—Heather Britt, Andrea Schermoly, and Sarah Van Patten. The Kaplan New Works Series also includes two...

Celebrate the start of the season with a mix of innovative dance by some of today’s most talented choreographers, including a trio of female powerhouses—Heather Britt, Andrea Schermoly, and Sarah Van Patten. The Kaplan New Works Series also includes two...

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...

Sep 14, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Alias Grace

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

Uptown

Sep 14, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Alias Grace

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

Uptown

Based on the novel by master storyteller Margaret Atwood and inspired by real-life events, this spine-tingling mystery of the mind will chill you to the bone. Sixteen-year-old Grace Marks was imprisoned for life in 1843 for committing one of the most notorious murders in...

Based on the novel by master storyteller Margaret Atwood and inspired by real-life events, this spine-tingling mystery of the mind will chill you to the bone. Sixteen-year-old Grace Marks was imprisoned for life in 1843 for committing one of the most notorious murders in...

Sep 13, 2019 through Oct 05, 2019

The Absentee

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

Downtown

Sep 13, 2019 through Oct 05, 2019

The Absentee

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

Downtown

Far out in the Milky Way, “Beacons” serve as lighthouses for warping spaceships around the galaxy. When a U.S. Space Forces ship explodes near Beacon 44.AR.90, its Operator finds herself alone in deep space with only her ship’s A.I. for companionship. That is, until a...

Far out in the Milky Way, “Beacons” serve as lighthouses for warping spaceships around the galaxy. When a U.S. Space Forces ship explodes near Beacon 44.AR.90, its Operator finds herself alone in deep space with only her ship’s A.I. for companionship. That is, until a...

Sep 13, 2019 through Sep 15, 2019

Hamilton's Renee Elise Goldsberry

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 13, 2019 through Sep 15, 2019

Hamilton's Renee Elise Goldsberry

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Tony-winning star of Hamilton Renée Elise Goldsberry joins JMR and the Pops for Broadway hits like You’ll Never Walk Alone and Schuyler Sisters, pop and soul classics such as Bridge Over Troubled Water and We Can Work It Out and original songs featuring the timeless and...

Tony-winning star of Hamilton Renée Elise Goldsberry joins JMR and the Pops for Broadway hits like You’ll Never Walk Alone and Schuyler Sisters, pop and soul classics such as Bridge Over Troubled Water and We Can Work It Out and original songs featuring the timeless and...

Aug 31, 2019 through Sep 28, 2019

Fun Home

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...

Sep 17, 2019 through Sep 29, 2019

Come From Away

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

Downtown

Sep 17, 2019 through Sep 29, 2019

Come From Away

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

Downtown

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America!   This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed...

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America!   This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed...

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 Oct 17, 2019

Murder on the Menu

Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant
1000 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 17, 2019

Murder on the Menu

Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant
1000 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Harry Baldwin Case On a March night in 1879, a gunshot rang out near Washington Platform Saloon. After a man named Harry Baldwin was found with a mortal wound, William Schaller, the son of a wealthy brewer, was arrested and charged with murder. The following hours begot the...

The Harry Baldwin Case On a March night in 1879, a gunshot rang out near Washington Platform Saloon. After a man named Harry Baldwin was found with a mortal wound, William Schaller, the son of a wealthy brewer, was arrested and charged with murder. The following hours begot the...

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...

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