Theater

Jennifer Joplin and Abby Lee in Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s
production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” – Nov. 15-Dec. 9.
(Photo by Mikki Schaffner Photography)

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

  • Nov. 15-24. “Urinetown: The Musical” (at Thomas More University)

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

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Arts Alliance |  513-309-8585

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ArtsConnect

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Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center | 620 Greenup St., Covington, 41011. 859-431-0020

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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

  • Dec. 12-14. “Weekend Comedy”
  • Feb. 14-22. “Honk!”
  • May 1-9. “Wrong Window”

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

  • Thru Nov. 17. “Mean Girls”
  • Dec. 3-15. “Hello, Dolly!”
  • Jan. 8-Feb. 2. “Disney’s The Lion King”
  • Feb. 11-23. “Les Misérables”
  • April 14-19. “Escape to Margaritaville”
  • May 12-24. “Anastasia”
  • June 9-21. “Jesus Christ Superstar”
  • Aug. 4-9. “The Book of Mormon”

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

  • Thru Nov. 17. “Proof”
  • Jan. 11-26. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”
  • March 21-April 5. “End of the Rainbow”

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

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

  • Nov. 15-24. “Marvin’s Room”
  • March 13-22. “Momus & Aphrodite”
  • May 1-10. “Heathers: the Musical”

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

  • Nov. 30-Dec. 1. “Bah-Humbug! A One-Man Christmas Carol”
  • Dec. 7-16. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (at Taft Theatre, downtown)
  • Dec. 21-22. “Mrs. Claus Saves The Day!”
  • Jan. 18-19. “Coretta Scott King”
  • Feb. 29-March 9. “Annie Jr.” (at Taft Theatre, downtown)
  • March 14-15. “Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta the Underground”
  • April 27-May 4. “Roald Dahl’s Matilda, The Musical” (at Taft Theatre, downtown)
  • May 16-17. “Dorothy in Oz”
  • June 5-7. “Cinderella Wore Cowboy Boots”

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

  • Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. “A Magical Cirque Christmas”
  • Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience
  • Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m. Sister’s Christmas Catechism: “The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold”
  • Dec. 20-23. “Awaited” (presented by Crossroads Church)
  • Feb. 15-16. “The Office!  A Musical Parody”
  • March 21, 4 & 8 p.m. “The Price is Right Live!”

Cincinnati Black Theatre | 513-621-ARTS

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Cincinnati Landmark Productions | 513-241-6550

  • Dec. 5-29. “Miracle on 34th Street – The Musical” (at Covedale Center)
  • Jan. 23-Feb. 9. “Hand to God” (at Incline Theater)
  • Feb. 13-March 8. “Meet Me In St. Louis” (at Covedale Center)
  • March 12-29. “The Last Five Years” (at Incline Theater)
  • April 2-26. “Thoroughly Modern Millie” (at Covedale Center)
  • April 22-May 17. “Newsies” (At Incline Theater)
  • June 3-28. “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” (at Incline Theater)
  • July 8-Aug. 2. “Jerry’s Girls” (at Incline Theater)
  • Aug. 19-Sept. 13, 2020. “Carousel” (at Incline Theater)

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

  • Thru Nov. 16. “Cabaret”
  • Feb. 14-22. “Singables & Swingables: An Evening of Jazz”
  • May 8-16. “Singin’ in the Rain”
  • June 5-13. “I Do! I Do! A Musical About Marriage”

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

  • Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m. Ariel Rodgers: “The Ghost Girl” • Greg Hatfield: “Lily Blossoms”
  • Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Michael Oppenheim: “Angels”
  • March 10, 7:30 p.m. Jim Flavin: “Our World” & Gray Shaw: “The Rewrite”
  • April 14, 7:30 p.m. spring ten-minute play festival working title “Foolsfest”
  • May 12, 7:30 p.m. TBA

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

  • Nov. 15-Dec. 7. “William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor”
  • Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. “Cry Havoc!” one-person play by Stephan Wolfert
  • Dec. 4, 5 p.m. “TEDxCincinnati Women”
  • Dec. 12-29. “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)”
  • Jan. 24-Feb. 15. “All the Way”
  • Feb. 28-March 28. “Pride and Prejudice”
  • April 10-May 9. “William Shakespeare’s Hamlet”
  • May 22-June 14. “The Book of Will”

Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 513-497-2860

  • Dec. 8, 2 p.m. “Bah Humbug! A One-Man Christmas Carol” by TCT On Tour
  • Feb. 9, 2 p.m. “Stuart Little” by Playhouse in the Park
  • May 10, 2 p.m. “Dorothy in Oz” by TCT On Tour

Clifton Players | Liberty Exhibition Hall, 3938 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223. 513-813-7469. 513-861-7469

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

  • Feb. 13-16. “Clybourne Park”
  • March 5-8. “The Secret Garden”
  • April 2-5. “Bright Star”
  • April 23-26. “Punk Rock”

Commonwealth Theater Company | NKU Stauss Theatre. Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099. 859-572-5464

  • June-July 2020

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

  • July 2020

Contemporary Arts Center | 44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-345-8400

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Darkness Brewing | 224 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue, KY 41073

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

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

  • Dec. 6-22. “It’s a Wonderful Life … A Live Radio Play”
  • Feb. 20-March 8. “A Catered Affair”
  • May 1-17. “Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash”
  • June 12-14. “Home Brew Theater – Part 5”

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

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

  • Dec. 4-Jan. 4. “The Frog Princess”
  • Dec. 9-11. Meals 4 Monologues – open auditions for food donations
  • Jan. 18-Feb. 15. “Fortune”
  • Feb. 10, 7 p.m. 10-minute Connections: Justice
  • March 7-April 4. “Pipeline”
  • April 18-May 16. “Photograph 51”
  • April 27, 7 p.m. She’s Crazy: Mental Health & Other Issues
  • May 4, 7 p.m. Jackie Demaline Regional Collegiate Playwriting Competition Reading
  • May 30-June 27. “20th Century Blues”

Esquire Theatre | 320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-281-8750. esquiretheatre.com

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

  • Jan. 25, 7 p.m. Jeff Boyer’s Big Bubble Bonanza
  • May 8, 7 p.m. Mister C: Full STEAM Ahead LIVE! Air is Everywhere
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Fairfield Footlighters | 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, OH 45014. 513-867-5348

  • Nov. 15-17. “Silent Sky”
  • Feb. 21-23. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
  • May 22-24. “Mama Won’t Fly”

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

  • Nov. 22-Dec. 7. “Marjorie Prime”
  • Jan. 24-Feb. 8. “Blues For An Alabama Sky”
  • March 20-April 4. “The Agitators”
  • May 1-16. “Silent Sky”

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

  • Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Charles Bach: Wonders
  • March 28, 7:30 p.m. Two Sketchy Dames: Cocktail Hour
  • May 2, 7:30 p.m. Drag Show 2

Fitton Family Fridays

  • Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Wizard Academy
  • Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati: “The Mrs. Claus Show”
  • Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. “The Dino Show”
  • Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m. Madcap Puppets: “Twice Upon a Time” 
  • March 6, 7:30 p.m. Lexington Children’s Theater: “Princess & the Pea” 
  • April 17, 7:30 p.m. Playhouse in the Park: “Dragons Love Tacos”

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

  • Dec. 5-21. “The Spitfire Grill”
  • Feb. 13-29. “Of Mice And Men”
  • April 23-May 9. “Annie Get Your Gun”

Fringe Festival | Over-the-Rhine. cincyfringe.com

  • May-June 2020

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

Saturdays, February thru May, 6:30 p.m.

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

  • Dec. 5-7. “Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical”
  • Feb. 13-16. “Cheaper by the Dozen”
  • April 30-May 3. “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

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

  • Most Saturdays. Weekly performance 

InBocca Performance | Leapin Lizard Lounge, 724 Main St., Covington, KY 41011  

  • Nov. 22-25. “Like Demons”

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

  • Dec. 7-21. “Frozen Jr.”

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

  • Nov. 22-Dec. 21. “Puffs”
  • Jan. 17-Feb. 8. “In the Night Time (before the sun rises)”
  • Feb. 26-March 21. “Alabaster”
  • April 17-May 9. “Lasso of Truth”

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

  • Thru Dec. 31. “Elf the Musical”
  • Jan. 23-Feb. 16. “Nunsense”
  • Feb. 20-Apr. 5. “The King and I”
  • April 9-May 24. “Footloose”
  • June 4-July 26. “The Little Mermaid”
  • July 30-Sept. 13. “Wait Until Dark”
  • Sept. 17-Nov. 1, 2020. “Jekyll & Hyde”
  • Nov. 5-Dec. 31, 2020. “A Christmas Story: The Musical”

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

  • March 6-15. “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940”
  • May 8-17. “Assassins”

Lincoln Grant Auditorium | 824 Greenup St. Covington

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

  • Thru Nov. 17. “Cole, An Entertainment”
  • Dec. 14. “An Olde Fashioned Christmas”
  • March 6-22. “Gypsy”
  • May 15-24. “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940”

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

  • Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Impro Theatre “Tennessee Williams UnScripted”
  • Nov. 17, 8 p.m. Impro Theatre “The Twilight Zone UnScripted”
  • Dec. 14-15. “Holiday Hijinks!”
  • Feb. 15-16. “Fairy Tale Follies”
  • March 14-15. “Twice Upon a Time”
  • April 18-19. “Hans My Hedgehog”

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

  • Thru Nov. 24. “Broadway Bound”
  • Jan. 10-26. “Evelyn in Purgatory”
  • March 13-29. “Earth and Sky”
  • May 8-24. “The Art Of Dining”
  • July 10-26. “Somewhere In Between”
  • Sept. 11-27. TBA
  • Nov. 6-22, 2020. “The Last Night of Ballyhoo”
  • Jan. 15-31, 2021. “The Cat’s Meow”
  • March 12-28, 2021. “The Champagne Charlie Stakes”
  • May 7-23, 2021. “Cry It Out”
  • July 9-25, 2021. “Beehive: The 60s Musical”
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Marjorie Book Continuing Education | 2373 Harrison Ave. Room 21 Cincinnati 

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Mason Community Players | Theatre 42, 2752 S. US Route 42, Lebanon, OH 45036. 513-398-7804. masonplayers@masonplayers.org

  • Nov. 15-23. “Tuna Does Vegas”
  • Feb. 14-22. “The Importance of Being Earnest”
  • May 8-16. “You Have the Right to Remain Dead”

Memorial Hall | 1225 Elm St.

  • Nov. 16, noon & 2 p.m. “Dragons Love Tacos”
  • Nov. 30, noon & 2 p.m. “Jedi Academy: The Force Within!”

Mercantile Library | 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-0717

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

  • Dec. 12-14. A Christmas Celebration

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

  • Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m. “We Shall Overcome” A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. “Seven” LA Theatre Works
  • March 6, 7:30 p.m. “Mutts Gone Nuts”

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

  • Dec. 13-21. “The Gifts of the Magi”
  • March 20-28. “Twelfth Night”
  • May 1-9. “The Importance of Being Ernest”
  • June 20-28. “It Shouda Been You”

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

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New Edgecliff Theatre | 1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati,OH 45223. 888-428.7311

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

  • Nov. 15-24. “Freaky Friday”
  • Dec. 6-8. First Year Show: “Tada”
  • Feb. 21–March 1. “H.M.S. Pinfaore”
  • March 26–April 5. “Buried Child”
  • April 24–May 3. “Mamma Mia!”

Notre Dame Academy |1699 Hilton Drive, Park Hills, KY 41011

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OTRImprov

  • Most Saturdays, 8 p.m. Live show (at Below Zero Lounge)

Oxford Community Arts Center | 10 South 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

  • Thru Nov. 16. “The Lifespan of a Fact” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Thru Jan. 5. “2 Pianos, 4 Hands” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • Nov. 27-Dec. 29. “A Christmas Carol” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Jan. 18-Feb. 16. “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Feb. 1-March 8. “americUS” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • Feb. 29-March 28. “Destiny of Desire” (at Marx Theatre)
  • March 21-April 26. “Actually” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • April 11-May 9. “Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express” (at Marx Theatre)
  • May 9-June 21. “Becoming Dr. Ruth” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)

Off The Hill Series (various locations)

  • Jan. 18-Feb. 16. “Stuart Little”
  • April 5-May 19. “Dragons Love Tacos”

Off the Grid Series

  • Feb. 25-27, 7 p.m. “The Count of Monte Pesto” (at Kate’s Catering and Personal Chef Services)
  • March 14-22. “Pride, Prejudice and Yoga” (at Oakley Crunch Fitness)
  • April 16, 7 p.m. “Nancy Brew and the Killer Bar Crawl” (at Mt. Adams Pavilion and other bars)
  • May 16, 5 p.m. “The Brie Musketeers” (at Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant)

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

  • Dec. 5-8. “The Nutcracker”
  • March 6-8. “Almost, Maine”

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

  • Dec. 6-15. “Humpty Dumpty is Missing”
  • March 6-21. “Pump Boys & Dinettes”
  • May 8-23. “Laughter on the 23rd Floor”

Taft Museum of Art | 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-0343

  • Nov. 17, 1-4 p.m. Third Sunday Funday: “Alice in Neverland” by Know Theatre

Taft Theatre | 317 East Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Nov. 16, 7 p.m. “Elf on a Shelf: A Christmas Musical”
  • Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m. “We Will Rock You: The Musical”
  • Dec. 7, 8 p.m. Brian Posehn

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

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Tri-County Players | Sharonville Cultural Arts Center, 11165 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241. 513-471-2030

  • Dec. 6-15. “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge”
  • Dates TBA “Flamingo Court”
  • April 24-May 3. “Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play”

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

  • Dec. 6-15. “Of Dragons and Dwarves”
  • March 6-14. “Room For Seconds”
  • April 17-25. “The Last Five Years”

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

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

  • Nov. 15-23. “The Wolves”
  • Dec. 7. “Voices for Change”
  • Jan. 31-Feb. 8. “Heathers: The Musical”
  • Feb. 27-March 1. “Shooter!”
  • April 3-4. “The Vagina Monologues”
  • April 17-25. “American Idiot”
  • May 2. “Voices for Change”

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