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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 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 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 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 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...

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...

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...

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Comedy in the Courtyard

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

You're going to erupt with laughter…  the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. They’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming comedians that Cincinnati has...

You're going to erupt with laughter…  the courtyard of The Righteous Room will transform into a comedy club with the iconic volcano mural serving as the backdrop. They’ve partnered with Bombs Away! Comedy to bring you the best up-and-coming comedians that Cincinnati has...

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.

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 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 21, 2019 through Sep 22, 2019

Suffragettes: With Liberty and Voting for All

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Sep 21, 2019 through Sep 22, 2019

Suffragettes: With Liberty and Voting for All

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

In 2020, we the celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States – the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote. Experience the empowering history of the brave women who made triumphant strides through sacrifice and determination....

In 2020, we the celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States – the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote. Experience the empowering history of the brave women who made triumphant strides through sacrifice and determination....

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...

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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