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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 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...

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 08, 2018

Harrison VOCE Winter Concert "The Gifts of Christmas"

Harrison High School Activity Center
9845 West Rd, Harrison, OH 45030

Dec 08, 2018

Harrison VOCE Winter Concert "The Gifts of Christmas"

Harrison High School Activity Center
9845 West Rd, Harrison, OH 45030

The choir will be performing at 7 p.m. in the Martin Marietta Theater at the Harrison High School activity center. “The Gifts of Christmas” will feature various selections of seasonal music presented as a gift to the audience. One particularly special gift will be the...

The choir will be performing at 7 p.m. in the Martin Marietta Theater at the Harrison High School activity center. “The Gifts of Christmas” will feature various selections of seasonal music presented as a gift to the audience. One particularly special gift will be the...

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...

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...

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 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...

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.

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 25, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

Raiders of the Lost Laughs - Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

Uptown

Nov 25, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

Raiders of the Lost Laughs - Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

Uptown

Comics from varying experience 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 otherwise noted).

Comics from varying experience 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 otherwise noted).

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...

Dec 11, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

Rent

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

Downtown

Dec 11, 2018 through Dec 23, 2018

Rent

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

Downtown

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world....

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world....

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!

Dec 13, 2018 through Dec 24, 2018

Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Dec 13, 2018 through Dec 24, 2018

Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In a world where sugar plums dance, rats are kings and toys come to life, one little girl goes on the adventure of a lifetime through The Land of Sweets. But is it all a dream? There’s only one way to find out. Accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati...

In a world where sugar plums dance, rats are kings and toys come to life, one little girl goes on the adventure of a lifetime through The Land of Sweets. But is it all a dream? There’s only one way to find out. Accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati...

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