Theater/Comedy

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



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

  • Feb. 10-17. “Our Town”
  • May 5-12. “The Matchmaker”

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

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

  • 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”
  • Sept. 5-17. “MJ The Musical”
  • Oct. 17-29. “Girl from the North Country”
  • Nov. 14-19. “Disney’s Aladdin”
  • Dec. 5-17. “Mrs. Doubtfire”
  • Jan. 16-28. “Beetlejuice”
  • March 12-24, 2024. “Peter Pan”
  • April 23-May 5, 2024. “Six”
  • May 14-19, 2024. “Clue”

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

  • Thru Feb. 12. “Singin’ in the Rain”
  • June 2023. “Kinky Boots”
  • July 2023. “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”
  • July 2023. “Guys and Dolls”
  • Jan. 2024. “Hello, Dolly!”

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

  • Thru Feb. 5. “Macbeth”
  • March 24-April 2. “Momus & Aphrodite”

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

  • Feb. 18-27. “Princess & Frog”
  • April 15-24. “Disney’s Moana JR.”

Touring Productions:

  • Feb. 1-June 30. “Jacqueline and the Beanstalk”
  • Feb. 1-July 31. “Shirley Chisholm: The Chisholm Trail”
  • Feb. 1-April 30. “The Nikola Tesla Story” • “Cinderella Wore Cowboy Boots”
  • Sept. 5-Oct. 29. “Pinocchio: The Wooden Boy”
  • Nov. 13-Dec. 22. “A Seussified Christmas Carol”
  • Jan. 15-March 1, 2024. “Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta’ The Underground”
  • Jan. 22-May 12, 2024. “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

  • March 23, 7 p.m. “Dragons and Mythical Beasts”
  • March 25, 8 p.m. “The Simon & Garfunkel Story”
  • May 11, 7 p.m. “Madagascar the Musical”

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

  • Feb. 17-19. “Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting” (National Underground Railroad Freedom Center)
  • May 6-8. “Pride Land The Dancical”

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

  • Thru Feb. 19. “Boeing, Boeing” (Covedale Theater)
  • March 16-April 8. “Kiss Me Kate” (Covedale Theater)
  • April 19-May 14. “Clue: The Musical” (Incline Theater)
  • May 31-June 25. “Footloose” (Incline Theater)
  • July 5-30. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Incline Theater)
  • Aug. 16-Sept. 10. “Man of La Mancha” (Incline Theater)
  • Sept. 7-Oct. 1. “Bright Star  (Covedale Center)
  • Oct. 12-Nov. 5. “Freaky Friday” (Covedale Center)
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 23. “White Christmas” (Covedale Center)
  • Jan. 25-Feb. 18, 2024. “Wait Until After Dark” (Covedale Center)
  • March 14-April 7, 2024. “The Producers” (Covedale Center)

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

  • 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

  • Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. “LoveFest 2: An Evening of Eight Romantic Short Plays”
  • March 14, 7:30 p.m. “Synapse” by Mary Beringer
  • April 4, 7:30 p.m. “Symone with a Y” by Roger Collins

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

  • Thru 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

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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

  • Feb. 9-12. “Frankenstein” (Corbett Theater)
  • March 2-5. “Cinderella” (Corbett Theater)
  • March 8-10. “Transmigration 2023” A Festival of Student-Created New Works (Liberty Exhibition Hall)
  • March 9, 7:30 p.m. Musical Theatre Senior Showcase (Corbett Theater)
  • March 10-11, 7 p.m. Encore of previous
  • April 13-16. “Spring Awakening” (Cohen Studio Theater)
  • May 13, 8 p.m. Aaron Lazar: “From Broadway to Hollywood” (Cohen Studio Theater)

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

  • July 2023

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

  • Thru Jan. 14. CCM: “The Wild Party”

Dayton Live Broadway Series | Schuster Center, 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, OH 45402

  • March 21-26. “Anastasia”
  • May 4-14. “Disney’s Frozen”
  • June 13-18. “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life And Times Of The Temptations”

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

  • 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

  • March 3-19. “Ring of Fire”
  • May 12-28. “Stepping Out”
  • July 28-Aug. 13. “Bingo! The Winning Musical”
  • Sept. 29-Oct. 15. “The Tin Woman”
  • Dec. 1-17. “Winter Wonderettes”
  • Jan. 19-21. “Home View Theatre VII”
  • March 1-17, 2024. “Becky’s New Car”
  • May 3-19, 2024. “Dear World”

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

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

  • Thru 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

  • Feb. 4, 8 p.m. David Anthony “Sleep Tight, Comedy Hypnosis Show”
  • March 25, 2 p.m. Kenny Ahern “To Laugh is to Live!”

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

  • 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

  • Thru Feb. 11. “The Lifespan of a Fact”
  • March 17-April 1. “Every Brilliant Thing”
  • May 12-27. “Flyin’ West”

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

  • Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. Playhouse in the Park: “Stellaluna”
  • April 7, 7:30 p.m. Lexington Children’s Theatre: “The Legend of John Henry”
  • May 20, 7:30 p.m. Murder Mystery Night: Prohibition Murder

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

  • Feb. 9-26. “Fabulation or the Re-education of Undine”
  • April 20-May 7. “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”
  • Sept. 14-Oct. 1. “Young Frankenstein”
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 17. “The Music Man”
  • Feb. 15-March 3. “Clue”

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

  • Feb. 9-12. “Clue”
  • April 27-30. “Pride and Prejudice”
  • Oct. 5-8. “Grease”
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 3. “All Wrapped Up For Christmas”
  • Feb. 15-18, 2024. “Barefoot In The Park”
  • April 25-28, 2024. “Hello, Dolly!”

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

  • April 15, 8 p.m. Larry the Cable Guy

Heritage Bank Center | 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m. Adam Sandler
  • March 9-12. Disney On Ice: “Frozen” & “Encanto”
  • April 29, 8 p.m. Katt Williams, comedian
  • May 20, 7 p.m. Straight Jokes No Chaser Comedy Tour

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

  • 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

  • Most Friday & Saturday evenings. Weekly comedy shows

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

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

  • Feb. 16-19. “Next to Normal”
  • April 13-16. “Hairspray”
  • June 23-July 2. “Kinky Boots”
  • Aug. 20-Sept. 4. “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”
  • Oct. 16-29. “Carrie the Musical”
  • Dec. 11-17. “White Christmas”
  • Feb. 11-25, 2024. “Greater Tuna”
  • April 14-28, 2024. “American Idiot”

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

  • March 24-26. “The Pirates of Penzance”
  • Late July/Early August. “Horizons of Gold”

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

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Kincaid Regional Theatre | 208 Memory Dr., Falmouth, KY, 41010. 859-654-2636.

  • Feb. 17-26. “Disney’s Newsies The Musical”
  • April 14-23. “Church Basement Ladies”

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

  • Thru Feb. 12. “Dickless”
  • Feb. 13-April 10. “Serials! 13: Thunder Hedron”
  • 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

  • Thru Feb. 12. “Steeple People”
  • Feb. 16-March 26. “Little Women”
  • March 30-May 7. “Sleuth”
  • May 11-June 18. “Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville”
  • June 22-Aug. 6. “Cinderella”
  • Aug. 17-Sept. 17. “Just Desserts: A Musical Bake-Off”
  • Sept. 21-Oct. 29. “Grumpy Old Men”
  • Nov. 2-Dec. 30. “Miracle of 34th Street”

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

  • Feb. 24-March 5. “Lend Me A Tenor”
  • April 28-May 7. “The Book Club Play”
  • Aug. 25-Sept. 3. “Souvenir”
  • Nov. 3-12. “The Bridges of Madison County”

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

  • March 3-19. “Company”
  • May 5-21. “Twelfth Night”

Ludlow Garage | 342 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH

  • March 25, 8:30 p.m. Zach Rushing “Censor This!”

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

  • March 9-26. “August: Osage County”
  • May 4-21. “Cry It Out”
  • July 13-30. “Ain’t Misbehavin’”
  • Sept. 7-24. “Steel Magnolias”
  • Nov. 2-19. “The Book of Will”
  • Jan. 11-28. “Rumors”
  • March 7-24, 2024. “Deathtrap”
  • May 2-19, 2024. “Boeing Boeing”

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

  • Feb. 3-5. “The Smoking Room”

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

  • March 10-18. “Puffs”
  • May 5-13. “The Dining Room”
  • July 21-29. “Company”
  • Sept. 15-23. “Escanaba in da Moonlight”
  • Oct. 27-Nov. 5. “Gender Bender 5.0”

Memorial Hall | 1225 Elm St.

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

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

  • 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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Miami University Regionals Theatre | Miami University Hamilton, 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011

  • March 3, 7:30 p.m. Miami Writes 2023
  • April 20-22. 2 Out Of 5 Ain’t Bad feat. Baloney Brigade (sketch and improvisational comedy)

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

  • March 3-11. “The Children”
  • April 21-28. “Everybody”
  • June 16-24. “Sunday in the Park with George”
  • Sept. 8-16. “Calendar Girls”
  • Dec. 1-9. “Gypsy”

Mount St. Joseph University | 5701 Delhi Rd, Cincinnati OH 45233. 513-244-4387

  • March 24-April 2. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

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

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

  • Feb. 16-26. “Twelfth Night” (Stauss Theatre)
  • March 24-April 2. “The Princess Plays”
  • April 14-23. “A Grand Night for Singing” (Stauss Theatre)
  • 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

  • Feb. 16-27. “Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van”
  • April 21-30. “Ripcord”

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

  • 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. “Origin Story” (Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • June 3-25. “Shane” (Rouse Theatre)

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum | 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

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Queen City Vaudevillians

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

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Royal Theatre Company | 308 W. Main St., Mason, OH 45040

  • June 9-11. “Beauty and the Beast”

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

  • Feb. 3-4. “A Monster Calls”
  • March 10-11. “Reckless”

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

  • See INNOVAtheatre
  • May 19, 8 p.m. Etta May & The Southern Fried Chicks

The Story Collective

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

  • Feb. 24-March 11. “Be My Baby”
  • May 5-20. “Daddy Long Legs”

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

  • Feb. 4, 4 p.m. & 8 p.m. John Crist, comedian
  • Feb. 25, 8 p.m. “Welcome To Night Vale”
  • March 4, 7 p.m. Fortune Feimster, comedian
  • March 11, 7 p.m. Leanne Morgan, comedian
  • March 17, 8 p.m. Paula Poundstone, comedian
  • March 23, 8 p.m. Jo Koy, comedian
  • April 6, 8 p.m. Bruce Campbell
  • May 4, 8 p.m. Druski, comedian
  • May 7, 7 p.m. Chris D’Elia, comedian
  • May 18, 8 p.m. David Cross, comedian
  • May 19, 7:30 p.m. Colleen Ballinger: Miranda Sings
  • May 20, 8 p.m. Demetri Martin, comedian
  • June 17, 8 p.m. Kevin James
  • Aug. 5, 7 p.m. Trey Kennedy, comedian

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

  • April 21-30. “Communicating Doors”

True Theatre | Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St.

  • April 27, 7:30 p.m. “trueHOME”
  • July 27, 7:30 p.m. “trueGIFT”

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

  • Feb. 24-March 4. “Airness”
  • April 28-May 6. “She Kills Monsters”

Washington Park | Over-the-Rhine

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

  • Feb. 10, 8 p.m. Night Circus: Classique
  • Feb. 11, 8 p.m. Night Circus: Risque

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

  • Feb. 10-18. “Lizzie”
  • March 24-26. “9 to 5”
  • April 14-23. “Measure for Measure” • “Gruesome Playground Injuries”

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