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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...

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...

Oct 04, 2019 through Oct 06, 2019

America's Wonders in 3D

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Oct 04, 2019 through Oct 06, 2019

America's Wonders in 3D

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Take an extraordinary 3-D journey through America’s most breathtaking national parks and exciting cities. From the comfort of Music Hall, see the bright lights and bustle of New York City’s Time Square, the thrill of the Las Vegas strip and the soaring span of the Golden...

Take an extraordinary 3-D journey through America’s most breathtaking national parks and exciting cities. From the comfort of Music Hall, see the bright lights and bustle of New York City’s Time Square, the thrill of the Las Vegas strip and the soaring span of the Golden...

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 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 27, 2019 through Oct 12, 2019

The 39 Steps

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Sep 27, 2019 through Oct 12, 2019

The 39 Steps

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! Celebrate our 30thanniversary season with this exciting revival of a 2012 hit.

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! Celebrate our 30thanniversary season with this exciting revival of a 2012 hit.

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.

Oct 12, 2019 through Oct 20, 2019

Casper the Friendly Musical

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

Downtown

Oct 12, 2019 through Oct 20, 2019

Casper the Friendly Musical

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

Downtown

TCT takes Casper center stage in this world-premiere musical adaptation for young audiences! Everyone’s favorite friendly ghost and his three uncles live a rather uneventful existence in the family mansion. Fifty years after their lives were cut short in a lightning storm,...

TCT takes Casper center stage in this world-premiere musical adaptation for young audiences! Everyone’s favorite friendly ghost and his three uncles live a rather uneventful existence in the family mansion. Fifty years after their lives were cut short in a lightning storm,...

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...

Oct 15, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Sex and Education

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Oct 15, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Sex and Education

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Meet Joe Marks, a graduating basketball star whose college scholarship is suddenly in jeopardy when his poorly-written, sexually explicit note to his girlfriend is confiscated during a final exam. Meet Miss Edwards, his jaded public high school English teacher on her last day of...

Meet Joe Marks, a graduating basketball star whose college scholarship is suddenly in jeopardy when his poorly-written, sexually explicit note to his girlfriend is confiscated during a final exam. Meet Miss Edwards, his jaded public high school English teacher on her last day of...

Oct 15, 2019 through Oct 20, 2019

Jersey Boys

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

Downtown

Oct 15, 2019 through Oct 20, 2019

Jersey Boys

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

Downtown

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story — a story that has made...

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story — a story that has made...

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...

Oct 18, 2019 through Oct 19, 2019

Unlimited Color: Bolero + Rouse Premiere

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Oct 18, 2019 through Oct 19, 2019

Unlimited Color: Bolero + Rouse Premiere

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Ravel's Bolero and the birth of a new symphony by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Christopher Rouse.

Ravel's Bolero and the birth of a new symphony by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Christopher Rouse.

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