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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 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 14, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

Aug 14, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

In this unmistakably American take on the war between the sexes, seven frontier women take charge of their destinies (and their men) in 1850s Oregon.  Based on the classic film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an authentic piece of Americana, a time-tested romantic...

In this unmistakably American take on the war between the sexes, seven frontier women take charge of their destinies (and their men) in 1850s Oregon.  Based on the classic film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an authentic piece of Americana, a time-tested romantic...

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 30, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Village Green Park
301 Wessel Dr, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

Aug 30, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Village Green Park
301 Wessel Dr, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

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

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

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 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!

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 08, 2019

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 06, 2019 through Sep 08, 2019

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The saga continues at Music Hall. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped—with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular science fiction films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’...

The saga continues at Music Hall. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped—with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular science fiction films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’...

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...

Jul 18, 2019 through Sep 07, 2019

Dances of India

Cultural Centre of Inda
9462 Hopewell Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

Jul 18, 2019 through Sep 07, 2019

Dances of India

Cultural Centre of Inda
9462 Hopewell Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

North

See and learn traditional dances from India, by a female troupe. 

See and learn traditional dances from India, by a female troupe. 

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...

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 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...

Sep 08, 2019

Brian Regan

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

Sep 08, 2019

Brian Regan

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

Stand-up comedian Brian Regan brings his tour to our city! Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations (From...

Stand-up comedian Brian Regan brings his tour to our city! Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations (From...

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