Theater/Comedy

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, please check with presenting organizations in case of postponements, cancellations or other changes.

Alibi Players | 7033 Glen Kerry Ct., Florence, KY 41042. 513-371-1600

  • Sept. 16-25. “A View from the Bridge”

American Legacy Theatre | Various locations. 513-443-5429

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American Sign Museum | 1330 Monmouth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225. 513-541-6366

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The Arts Alliance | Cottell Park, 5847 Irwin-Simpson Rd., Mason, OH 45040. 513-309-8585

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ArtsConnect | Grove Event Center, 9158 Winton Rd., Building B

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The Barn | 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700

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Beechmont Players | 7850 Five Mile Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45230. 513-233-2468

  • Aug. 5-13. “Charlotte’s Web: The Musical”
  • Oct. 7-15. “Let’s Murder Marsha”
  • Feb. 10-17. “Our Town”
  • May 5-12. “The Matchmaker”

Brady Music Center | 25 Race St. Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Aug. 10, 8 p.m. RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Oct. 22, 8 p.m. Rachel Hollis

Broadway Across America | Procter & Gamble Hall, Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-3344

  • June 28-July 3. “Hairspray”
  • July 19-24. “The Band’s Visit”
  • Sept. 6-Oct. 2. “Hamilton”
  • Oct. 25-Nov. 6. “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical”
  • Dec. 6-18. “Jesus Christ Superstar”
  • Jan. 3-5. “Anastasia”
  • Feb. 7-12. “Annie”
  • March 7-19. “Tootsie”
  • March 28-April 2. “Jagged Little Pill”
  • April 18-30. “Hadestown”
  • May 17-June 4. “Moulin Rouge”

The Carnegie | 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-2030

  • Thru Aug. 27. “Into The Woods”
  • July 16-Aug. 26. “Rent”
  • Aug. 13-28. “George Remus, A New Musical”
  • Jan. 28-Feb. 12. “Singin’ in the Rain”

The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education | 8401 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-487-3055

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CenterStage Players | 1500 W Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231. 513-558-4910

  • Sept. 30-Oct. 9. “The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later”
  • Nov. 11-20. “The Diary of Anne Frank”
  • Jan. 27-Feb. 5, 2023. “Macbeth”
  • March 24-April 2, 2023. “Momus & Aphrodite”

Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati | 4015 Red Bank Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-569-8080 x10

  • Oct. 8-17. “Disney’s Descendants: The Musical”
  • Dec. 10-19. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer JR.”
  • Feb. 18-27, 2023. “Princess & Frog”
  • April 15-24, 2023. “Disney’s Moana JR.”

Touring Productions:

  • Thru June 30; Sept. 6-Nov. 4; Feb. 1-June 30, 2023. “Jacqueline and the Beanstalk”
  • Sept. 6-Nov. 4; Feb. 1-July 31, 2023. “Shirley Chisholm: The Chisholm Trail”
  • Nov. 28-Dec. 18. “A Seussified Christmas Carol”
  • Feb. 1-April 30, 2023. “The Nikola Tesla Story” • “Cinderella Wore Cowboy Boots”

Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

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Cincinnati Arts Association | Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-2787

  • Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m. The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays
  • Nov. 26, 8 p.m. Royal Comedy Tour

Cincinnati Black Theatre | 2237 Losantiville Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237. 513-621-ARTS

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Cincinnati Black Theatre Artist Collective |

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Cincinnati Fringe Festival | Over-the-Rhine

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Cincinnati LAB Theatre | Madcap Education Center, 3064 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211

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Cincinnati Landmark Productions | 513-241-6550

  • July 6-31. “Jerry’s Girls”
  • Aug. 17-Sept. 11. “Carousel”
  • Sept. 15-Oct. 9. “My Way: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra” (Covedale Theater)
  • Oct. 20-Nov. 13. “Sister Act” (Covedale Theater)
  • Dec. 1-23. “A Christmas Carol (Covedale Theater)
  • Jan. 26-Feb. 19, 2023. “Boeing, Boeing” (Covedale Theater)
  • March 16-April 8, 2023. “Kiss Me Kate” (Covedale Theater)

Cincinnati Music Theatre | Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-2787

  • Sept. 2-10. “Between the Lines/Outside the Margins”
  • Nov. 4-12. “Wonderful Town”
  • Feb. 3-11. “Music at the Movies”
  • May 12-20. “Kinky Boots”
  • June 9-17. “A Musical of One’s Own”

Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative | Fifth Third Bank Theater, Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-ARTS

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Cincinnati Shakespeare Company | 1195 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-381-2273

  • July 15-Sept. 4. Shakespeare in the Park: “Twelfth Night” (various locations)
  • Sept. 9-Oct. 1. “King Lear”
  • Oct. 14-29. “The Living Dead”
  • Nov. 11-Dec. 3. “Little Women”
  • Dec. 8-31. “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)”
  • Jan. 27-Feb. 18. “The Rewards of Being Frank”
  • March 3-25. “The Taming of the Shrew”
  • April 7-29. “As You Like It”
  • May 12-June 3. “Trouble in Mind”

Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 2728 Short Vine St., Cincinnati OH 45219. 513-497-2860

“Sunday Showtime” 7-8:30 p.m. (Hirsch Recreation Center, 3630 Reading Rd):

  • July 3. Siri Imani
  • July 17. Bi-Okoto
  • Aug. 7. Madcap Puppets presents “Fantastic Fairy Tales”
  • Aug. 14. The Cultural Center of India

Clifton Players | 404 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220 and Liberty Exhibition Hall, 3938 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223. 513-813-7469

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College-Conservatory of Music | University of Cincinnati. 513-556-4183

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Commonwealth Artists Student Theater | Highlands High School, 2400 Memorial Pkwy., Fort Thomas, KY 41075. 859-474-2811

  • July 1-10. “Shakespeare in Love” (Stained Glass Theater, Newport)
  • July 15-24. “Chicago”

Contemporary Arts Center | 44 E. 6th Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-345-8400

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Dayton Playhouse | 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton, OH 45414

  • Sept. 16-Oct. 2. “Spamalot!”
  • Nov. 11-20. “Harvey”
  • Jan. 13-29. “Once on This Island”
  • March 10-19. “God of Carnage”
  • May 5-21. “Meet Me in St. Louis”

Drama Workshop | 3716 Glenmore Ave., Cheviot, OH. 45211. 513-598-8303

  • Aug. 5-21. “Francine’s Will”
  • Sept. 30-Oct. 16. “Radium Girls”
  • Dec. 2-18. “Sanders Family Christmas”
  • Jan. 20-23. “Home View Theatre VI”
  • March 3-19. “Ring of Fire”
  • May 12-28. “Stepping Out”

East Side Players | 9667 Ash Ct., Cincinnati, OH 45242. contact@esptheater.org

  • July 28-Aug. 6. “Shrek the Musical”

Ensemble Theatre | 1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-3555

  • Sept. 17-Oct. 9. “Sweat”
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 30. “The Dancing Princesses”
  • Jan. 14-Feb. 5. “Grand Horizons”
  • Feb. 25-March 19. “Morning Sun”
  • April 8-30. “Who All Over There?”
  • May 27-June 18. “Maytag Virgin”

Fairfield Community Arts Center | 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, OH 45014. 513-867-5348

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Fairfield Footlighters | 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, OH 45014. 513-867-5348

  • Sept. 23-25. “And Then There Were None”
  • Nov. 18-20. “Good People”
  • Feb. 24-26. “Love/Sick”
  • May 26-28. “Mama Won’t Fly”

Falcon Theatre | Monmouth Theatre, 636 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071. 513-479-6783

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Fitton Center for Creative Arts | 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton, OH 45011. 513-863-8873.

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Footlighters | Stained Glass Theatre, 802 York St., Newport, KY 41071. 859-291-7464

  • Sept. 22-Oct. 9. “Pippin”
  • Dec. 1-18. “Next to Normal”
  • Feb. 9-26. “Fabulation or the Re-education of Undine”
  • April 20-May 7. “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”

Great Parks of Hamilton County, Mystery Dinner Series | Mill Race Banquet Center, The Mill Golf Course at Winton Woods. 1515 W. Sharon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231. 513-521-7275 x285

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Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre | Parrish Auditorium, 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011. 513-737-PLAY

  • Sept. 29-Oct. 2. “Steel Magnolias”
  • Feb. 9-12. “Clue”
  • April 27-30. “Pride and Prejudice”

Hard Rock Casino | 1000 Broadway St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • July 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Drag Brunch
  • Aug. 6, 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. Ron White, comedian

Heritage Bank Center | 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Bill Burr
  • Oct. 13-16. Jurassic World Live
  • Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Kevin Hart

Human Race Theatre | 126 N. Main St., Ste 300, Dayton, OH 45402

  • Thru July 3. “My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend”
  • Sept. 8-25. “Grounded”
  • Oct. 27-Nov. 13. “Deadline”
  • Dec. 8-23. “Who’s Holiday!”
  • Feb. 14-19. “A Soldier’s Play”
  • April 13-30. “Barbecue”
  • June 8-25. “Indigo”

Improv Cincinnati | Clifton Performance Theatre, 404 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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InBocca Performance | 8 N. Ft. Thomas Ave., Ft. Thomas, KY 41075

  • July 28-31. “Girls Will Be Wolves”

Inspiring Arts | Parrish Auditorium, Miami University, 1601 University Blvd., ​Hamilton, OH 45011

  • Aug. 4-7. “Bye Bye Birdie”

Irish Heritage Center | 3905 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226. 513-533-0100

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Kincaid Regional Theatre | Griffin Center, 320 Fairground Rd., Falmouth, KY, 41010. 859-654-2636

  • July 8-24. “The Sound of Music”

Know Theatre | 1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-300-5669

  • Aug. 5-21. “Sunrise Coven”
  • Sept. 23-Oct. 9. “it’s not a trip it’s a journey”
  • Nov. 18-Dec. 11. “Lizard Boy”
  • Jan. 27-Feb. 12. “Dickless”
  • March 10-26. “All-One! The Dr. Bronner’s Play”
  • April 21-May 14. “Bankers”

La Comedia Dinner Theatre |765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, OH 45066. 800-677-9505

  • July 28-Sept. 11. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
  • Sept. 15-Oct. 30. “Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?”
  • Nov. 3-Dec. 31. “White Christmas”

Lebanon Theatre Company | 10 S. Mechanic St., Lebanon, OH 45036. 513-932-8300

  • July 1, 7 p.m. “Sunset Duets”
  • Sept. 3-12. “Harvey”

Loveland Stage Company | 111 S. 2nd St., Loveland, OH 45140. 513-443-4572

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Madcap Puppets | 3064 Harrison Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45211. 513-921-5965

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Madison Theater | 730 Madison Ave. Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-2444

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Mariemont Players | 4101 Walton Creek Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-684-1236

  • July 8-24. “Harvey”
  • Sept. 8-25. “This Random World”
  • Nov. 3-20. “The Gods of Comedy”
  • Jan. 12-29. “Dearly Departed”
  • March 9-26. “August: Osage County”
  • May 4-21. “Cry It Out”
  • July 13-30, 2023. “Ain’t Misbehavin’”

Marjorie Book Continuing Education | 2373 Harrison Ave. Room 21, Cincinnati, OH 45211

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Mason Community Players |  5529 Mason Rd., Mason, OH. 513-398-7804. masonplayers@masonplayers.org

  • July 14-17. “Nunsense”
  • July 21-24. “Nunsense Amen”
  • Sept. 16-25. “The Yellow Boat”
  • Nov. 10-20. “The Last Five Years”

Memorial Hall | 1225 Elm St.

  • July 28, 7:30 p.m. True Theatre presents “trueHobby”
  • July 30, noon & 2 p.m. Madcap Puppets presents “The Story Quest”
  • Sept. 10, noon & 2 p.m. “Pinkalicious The Musical”

Merit Theatre Company | Anderson Center Theater, 7850 Five Mile Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45230. 859-795-1860

  • July 8-16. “Jane Eyre: A Musical Drama”

Miami University | 119 Center for Performing Arts, Oxford, OH 45056

  • Sept. 28-Oct. 2. “These Shining Lives”
  • Oct. 26-30. “Angel’s Trumpet”
  • Feb. 24-26. Independent Artist Series
  • April 26-30. “The Play That Goes Wrong”

Miami University Performing Arts Series | Hall Auditorium, 513-529-3200

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Middletown Lyric Theatre | Finkelman Auditorium, 1530 Central Ave., Middletown, OH 45042. 513-425-7140

  • Aug. 19-27. “Little Shop of Horrors”
  • Oct. 14-22. “Church & State”
  • Dec. 9-17. “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” A holiday Cabaret

My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus | 859-581-7100

Circus in the Parks:

  • July 10, 1 p.m. (Ault Park Pavilion)
  • July 14, 6 p.m. (Wayne Recreation Area)
  • July 22, 6 p.m. (Erlanger Public Library)
  • July 31, 2 p.m. (Stanberry Park)
  • Aug. 6, 3:30 p.m. (Sawyer Point)
  • Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. (Kennedy Heights Park)
  • Aug. 13, 2 p.m. (Fleischmann’s Garden)

Northern Kentucky University | NKU Corbett Theatre, 100 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099. 859-572-5464

  • Sept. 23-Oct. 2. “Violet”
  • Oct. 27-Nov. 6. “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”
  • Dec. 1-11. “Peter & The Starcatcher”
  • Feb. 16-26. “Twelfth Night”
  • March 24-April 2. “The Princess Plays”
  • April 14-23. “A Grand Night for Singing”
  • May 5-6. “Guys and Dolls Jr.”

OTRImprov

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Oxford Community Arts Center | 10 S. College Ave., Oxford, OH 45056. 513-524-8506

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Playhouse in the Park | 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-3888

  • Sept. 25-Oct. 23. “Murder on the Orient Express” (Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Aronoff Center)
  • Oct. 7-30. Haunted Corn Maze (Berger Farm and Garden Center)
  • Oct. 15-Nov. 6. “Frida … A Self Portrait” (The Carnegie)
  • Nov. 12-Dec. 4. “The Lion” (Warsaw Federal Incline Theater)
  • Dec. 14-18. Mr. & Mrs. Fezziwig’s Holiday Party (The Phoenix)
  • March 11-April 14. “A Chorus Line” (Rouse Theatre)
  • March 25-April 30. “The Chinese Lady” (Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • April 22-May 14. “August WIlson’s Seven Guitars” (Rouse Theatre)
  • May 20-June 25, 2023. “Origin Story” (Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • June 3-25, 2023. “Shane” (Rouse Theatre)

PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation | 101 W 4th St., Newport, KY 41071

  • July 15, 7 p.m. WAR On The Catwalk

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum | 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, OH 45013. 513-868-8336

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Public Library | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

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Pyramid Hill | 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, OH 45013. 513-868-8336

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Queen City Productions | Arts Center at Dunham, 1945 Dunham Way, CIncinnati, OH 45238

  • July 7-17. “Heathers The Musical”

Queen City Vaudevillians

  • July 9, 7 p.m. (Falcon Theatre)
  • Aug. 13, 2 p.m. (Falcon Theatre)
  • Sept. 10, 7 p.m. (Falcon Theatre)
  • Oct. 22, 7 p.m. (Artsville)
  • Nov. 5, 7 p.m. (Falcon Theatre)
  • Dec. 3, 7 p.m. (Artsville)
  • Dec. 17, 7 p.m. (Falcon Theatre)

Riverbend Music Center | 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230. 513-232-6220

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School for Creative & Performing Arts | 108 W. Central Pkwy., Cincinnati, OH, 45202. 513-363-8100

  • Nov. 9-13. “The Wiz”

Sorg Opera House | 55 S. Main St., Middletown, OH 45044

  • July 21-24. InnovaTheatre presents “Freaky Friday”
  • Aug. 18-21. InnovaTheatre presents “Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical”

The Story Collective

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Sunset Players | 1945 Dunham Way, Cincinnati, OH 45238. 513-588-4988

  • Thru June 26. “Alice in Wonderland”
  • Aug. 19-Sept. 3. “Laughter on the 23rd Floor”

Taft Theatre | 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • July 15, 7 p.m. Steve-O, comedian
  • July 17, 7 p.m. Celeste Barber, comedian
  • Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Kurtis Conner
  • Sept. 29, 6 p.m. Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza
  • Sept. 30, 8 p.m. Eddie B., comedian
  • Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. Wheel of Fortune LIVE!
  • Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Puddles Pity Party / Piff the Magic Dragon
  • Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. Daniel Howell, comedian
  • Nov. 3, 7 p.m. Mike Birbiglia, comedian
  • Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Kathleen Madigan, comedian
  • Dec. 3, 8 p.m. Rupi Kaur

Thomas More University | 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills, KY 41017. 859-341-5800

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Tri-County Players | Bell Tower Arts Pavilion, 3270 Glendale Milford Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241. 513-471-2030

  • Sept. 30-Oct. 11. “Black Coffee”
  • Dec. 2-11. “The Dining Room”
  • April 21-30. “Communicating Doors”

Village Players | 8 N. Ft. Thomas Ave., Ft. Thomas, KY 41075. 859-392-0500

  • Sept. 30-Oct. 8. “The Taming”
  • Dec. 2-10. Holiday New Works
  • Feb. 24-March 4. “Airness”
  • April 28-May 6. “She Kills Monsters”

Washington Park | Over-the-Rhine

  • July 24 & 31, 6 p.m. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company: “Twelfth Night”

Woman’s Art Club | The Barn, 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700

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Woodward Theater | 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-345-7981. woodwardtheater.com

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Xavier University | Gallagher Theater, 3800 Victory Pkwy., Cincinnati, OH 45207. 513-745-3939 

  • Sept. 16-18. “Rabbit Hole”
  • Oct. 14-22. “Something Rotten”
  • Nov. 18-20. “Our Town”
  • Feb. 10-18. “Lizzie”
  • March 24-26. “9 to 5”
  • April 14-23. “Measure for Measure” • “Gruesome Playground Injuries”

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