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Hamilton on Broadway Graces the Stage at Aronoff Center

February 17th, 2019

The highly anticipated, successful and revolutionary on-stage production of Hamilton is finally coming to Cincinnati! Hamilton is heading to Procter & Gamble Hall at Aronoff Center for the Arts (650 Walnut St. Cincinnati) this Tuesday Feb 19 and will continue production through Sunday Mar 10.   Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary.  Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap,... Read More

CTC Presents Disney’s Jungle Book KIDS!

February 14th, 2019

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati proudly presents Disney’s Jungle Book Kids, which hits the stage at Taft Theatre (317 E 5th Street Cincinnati) this Saturday Feb 16 at 2 p.m. Full list of showtimes are: Saturday Feb 16 at 2 p.m. (Signed for the hearing impaired) Saturday Feb 16 at 5 PM (Exclusive ‘Sensory Friendly’ performance) Sunday Feb 17 at 2 p.m. Sunday Feb 17 at 5 p.m. Friday Feb 22 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb 23 at 2 p.m. Saturday Feb 23 at 5 p.m. Sunday Feb 24 at 2 p.m.   The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from... Read More

CCM Presents Our Country’s Good at Patricia Corbett Theater

February 10th, 2019

University of Cincinnati College’s Conservatory of Music (CCM) opens the curtain this Wednesday evening to their newest production. Our Country’s Good, based on the novel The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally, takes the Patricia Corbett Theater (290 CCM Blvd Cincinnati) center stage this Wednesday Feb 13 at 8 p.m. Set in Botany Bay in 1789, Our Country’s Good is a darkly comedic tale based on the true story of Australia’s first theatrical performance. A marine lieutenant decides to put on a play to celebrate the king’s birthday. He casts the play with convicts who populate an Australian prison... Read More

The Ultimate Battle Ensues in Ripcord at Ensemble Theatre

January 18th, 2019

The latest production to hit the Ensemble Theatre stage has been described as, “A deliciously inappropriate comedy of daring one-upmanship!” Regional Premiere Comedy, Ripcord, takes the stage at Ensemble Theatre (1127 Vine St. Cincinnati) this Saturday Jan 19 at 7 p.m. and will continue its run through Saturday Feb 16. A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate at Bristol Senior Living Facility, so when cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with happy-go-lucky Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman … by any means necessary. A seemingly... Read More

Take a Trip on The Magic School Bus at Memorial Hall OTR

January 16th, 2019

Experience the ultimate Ms. Frizzle journey this weekend! Memorial Hall OTR (1225 Elm St. Cincinnati) presents The Magic School Bus this Saturday Jan 19 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip!  But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system. Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the original book series published... Read More

Fiddler on the Roof Comes to Cincinnati!

January 11th, 2019

The newest Broadway in Cincinnati production is one you won’t want to miss! Fiddler on the Roof hits the stage this Tuesday Jan 15 and will continue to run through Sunday Jan 27 at the Procter & Gamble Hall at Aronoff Center for the Arts (650 Walnut St. Cincinnati).   Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and the 2017 Tony Award-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. The original production... Read More

A Christmas Story on Stage at Covedale Center

December 18th, 2018

A Christmas Story on stage now at Covedale Center for The Performing Arts (4990 Glenway Ave Cincinnati) with remaining performances on Thursday Dec 20 at 7:30 p.m., Friday Dec 21 at 8 p.m., Saturday Dec 22 at 8 p.m. and Sunday Dec 23 at 2 p.m. “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 Department Store. All the elements from the beloved movie are here –... Read More

Go Down the Rabbit Hole with Alice at Ensemble Theatre

December 15th, 2018

Ain’t no party like a Wonderland tea party… For the holidays, Ensemble Theatre (1127 Vine St. Cincinnati) has brought back one of its most cherished family-friendly musicals with the return of Alice in Wonderland. You can enjoy a performance now and through Sunday Dec 30. 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 creative team Joseph McDonough and David... Read More

Rock Musical RENT Coming to Cincinnati!

December 9th, 2018

The latest Broadway hit to grace the stage the Aronoff Center for the Arts is one you won’t want to miss! RENT will be in production at Procter & Gamble Hall at Aronoff Center for the Arts (650 Walnut St. Cincinnati) this Tuesday Dec 11 through Sunday Dec 23. 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. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning... Read More

Get in the Holiday Spirit with Santa Claus: The Musical at Taft Theatre

December 6th, 2018

The latest production from The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati will provide entertainment and holiday cheer for all! The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presents Santa Claus: The Musical at Taft Theatre (317 E 5th St. Cincinnati) beginning this Saturday Dec 8 at 2 p.m. and continuing through Monday Dec 17 at 1 p.m. For a full list of performance times and to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.thechildrenstheatre.com/mainstage/details/santa-claus-the-musical. After 1,000 years of faithful service, Santa Claus has decided to retire. But not all the elves in Santa’s Workshop are too... Read More

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