Theater

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

  • Thru Sept. 19. “The Memory of Water” (Liberty Exhibition Hall, Northside)
  • Jan. 7-16. “That Championship Season”
  • Sept. 16-25, 2022. “A View from the Bridge”

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

  • Oct. 29-Nov. 7. “Higher” (at The Carnegie)

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

  • Oct. 23, 10 a.m. “The Headless Horseman”

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

  • Nov. 5-13.  “The Importance of Being Earnest”
  • Feb. 4-12. “The Odd Couple” (Female Version)
  • May 6-14. “Wrong Window”
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Broadway Across America | Procter & Gamble Hall, Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-3344

  • Oct. 19-31. “Pretty Women: The Musical”
  • Nov. 17-Dec. 5. “Wicked”
  • Jan. 4-9. “Hairspray”
  • Feb. 8-20. “My Fair Lady”
  • March 15-27. “Ain’t Too Proud”
  • April 20-May 1. “Frozen”
  • May 31-June 12. “To Kill A Mockingbird”
  • July 19-24, 2022. “The Band’s Visit”
  • Sept. 6-Oct. 2, 2022. “Hamilton”

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

  • Sept. 17-19. “End of the Rainbow” (at Covington Plaza Amphitheater)
  • Jan. 29-Feb. 13. “The Sound of Music”
  • April 1-16. A New Play by D. Lynn Meyers (in collaboration with NKU SOTA)

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

  • Nov. 12-21. “Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley”
  • Feb. 18-27. “Incorrigible”
  • April 22-May 1. “Heathers the Musical”
  • Early Fall 2022. “Macbeth”
  • Late Fall 2022. “The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later”
  • Winter 2023. “Bugs”
  • Spring 2023. “Momus & Aphrodite”

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

  • POSTPONED. “Disney’s Descendents”
  • Dec. 4-13. “Elf the Musical Jr.”
  • Feb. 5-13. “Matilda the Musical Jr.”
  • April 2-10. “The Wiz Jr.”

Cincinnati Artists’ Theatre | Liberty Exhibition Hall. 3938 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223. 978-857 6712

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

  • Sept. 25, 4 & 8 p.m. “The Price is Right: Live”
  • Oct. 6 & 8, 7:30 p.m. “Sex n’ the City – A (Super Unauthorized) Musical Parody”
  • Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. “Remembering James: The Life and Music of James Brown”
  • Nov. 5-6. “Champions of Magic”
  • Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m. Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood “The Scared Scriptless Tour”
  • March 4, 7:30 p.m. Alton Brown Live – Beyond The Eats
  • April 12, 7:30 p.m. An Evening with Fran Lebowitz
  • May 4-5, 7:30 p.m. Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks Questions
  • May 27, 7 p.m. Tom Segura “I’m Coming Everywhere” 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 Lab Theatre | Madcap Education Center, 3064 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211

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Cincinnati Landmark Productions | 513-241-6550

  • Thru Oct. 10. “The Odd Couple” (at Covedale Theater)
  • Oct. 21.-Nov. 14. “All Shook Up” (at Covedale Theater)
  • Dec. 2-26. “Elf the Musical” (at Covedale Theater)
  • Jan. 27-Feb. 20. “Beehive – The Musical” (at Covedale Theater)
  • March 17-April 10. “On The Town” (at Covedale Theater)

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

  • Nov. 12-20. “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” (Jarson-Kaplan Theater)
  • Feb. 4-12. “Between the Lines, Outside the Margins” (Fifth Third Theater)
  • April 29-May 7. “Ragtime” (Jarson-Kaplan Theater)
  • June 10-18. “Falsettos” (Fifth Third Theater)

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

  • Oct. 12. “The Stands and at the Edge of the Light,” two one-act plays by Eric Thomas and Chris Bishop
  • Nov. 9. “Planting Grandma,” by Liz Coley
  • Dec. 7. “A Witness,” by Jordan Henry
  • Jan. 11. “The Circle,” by Michael DiFrancesco
  • Feb. 22. “A Couple Walks Into A Bar…,” by Gray Shaw
  • March 22. “The Reset,” by Ed Clark
  • April 12. “Foolsfest,” night of eight 10-minute plays just in time for April Foolery! Names and plays TBA.
  • May 10. “Roads Not Traveled,” by Fred Rothzeid

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

  • Oct. 8-Nov. 13. “Romeo and Juliet”
  • Nov. 19-Dec. 26. “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)”
  • Jan. 21-Feb. 12. “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  • Feb. 25-March 26. “Hamlet”
  • April 8-30. “The Comedy of Errors”
  • May 20-June 18. “Pride and Prejudice”

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

  • 2nd Sunday, Oct.-May, 2 p.m. Second Sunday Family Showtime
  • Nov. 20, 8 p.m. Highly Improvable Comedy Show

“Hats Off” Series (at E.T. Carson Lodge):

  • Nov. 27, 11 a.m. “The Nutcracker”
  • Nov. 27, 1 p.m. “The Nutcracker”
  • Jan. 29, 11 a.m. “The Story Quest”
  • Jan. 29, 1 p.m. “The Story Quest”
  • March 12, 11 a.m. “Jack and the Gentle Giant”

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

  • Sept. 29-Oct. 3. “Our Town”
  • Oct. 21-31. “Xanadu”

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

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

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

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

  • Home View Theatre: Video Productions of Short Theatrical Works
  • Nov. 12-14. “All Together Now!”
  • Dec. 3-19. “Making God Laugh”
  • Jan. 14-16. “Home Brew 5”
  • March 4-20. “Bright Star”
  • May 7-23. “Foolish Fishgirls and the Pearl”

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

  • Sept. 21-Oct. 16. “Pipeline”
  • Dec. 1-30. “Cinderella”
  • Jan. 26-Feb. 26. “Queen”
  • March 23-April 23. “I Shall Not Be Moved” • “Your Negro Tour Guide”
  • May 18-June 18. “Tiny Beautiful Things”

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. 24-26. “Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”
  • Nov. 19-21. “Little Women”
  • Feb. 25-27. “The Sunshine Boys”
  • May 27-29. “Peter and The Starcatcher”

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

  • Sept. 24-Oct. 9. “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner”
  • Nov. 19-Dec. 4. “Well”
  • Jan. 28-Feb. 12. “Red Speedo”
  • March 18-April 2. “Silent Sky”
  • May 6-21. “Spunk”

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. 30- Oct. 16. “The Odd Couple, Female Version”
  • Jan. 20-Feb. 6. “Bonnie & Clyde”
  • April 28-May 15. “Something Rotten!”
  • Oct. 6- 23, 2022. “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”

Fringe Festival | Over-the-Rhine

  • June 2022

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. 30-Oct. 3. “The Curious Savage”
  • Dec. 2-5. “The Sound of Music”
  • Feb. 10-13. “Amour”
  • April 28-May 1. “Sweeney Todd”

Heritage Bank Center | 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202. heritagebankcenter.com 

  • Oct. 15, 8 p.m. In Real Life Comedy Tour feat. Mike Epps
  • Nov. 20, 7 p.m. Jim Gaffigan – The Fun Tour

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

  • Sept. 18, 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. Theo Von, comedian
  • Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. Andrew Schulz: The Infamous Tour
  • Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m. Impractical Jokers “The Scoopski Potatoes Tour”

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

  • Saturdays, 8 p.m. Live Outdoor Improv Comedy (at Clifton Plaza)

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

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

  • Dec. 16-18. “Legacy: An American Christmas”

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

  • Oct. 14-17. “Disney’s Descendants”

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

  • Oct. 8-24. “Shock! The Spine-Tingling Tale of Miss Spidra”
  • Nov. 19-Dec. 12. “Glassheart”
  • March 4-20. “Harpers Ferry 2019”
  • April 15-May 8. “The Twunny Fo’ ”

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

  • Thru Sept. 19. “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”
  • Sept. 23-Oct. 31. “Footloose”
  • Nov. 4-Dec. 31. “A Christmas Story: The Musical”

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

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

  • Nov. 5-21. “Curtains”
  • Dec. 3-5. “Christmas with Anton”
  • March 4-20. “Hello Dolly!”
  • May 6-22. “Mission: Possible!”

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

Hats Off Series:

  • Nov. 20-21, 1 & 3 p.m. “Madcap’s The Nutcracker” (at Cincinnati Art Museum)
  • Nov. 27, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. “Madcap’s The Nutcracker” (at Clifton Cultural Arts Center)
  • Jan. 22-23, 1 & 3 p.m. “The Story Quest” (at Cincinnati Art Museum)
  • Jan. 29, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. “The Story Quest” (at Clifton Cultural Arts Center)
  • March 5-6, 1& 3 p.m. “Jack and the Gentle Giant” (at Cincinnati Art Museum)
  • March 12, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. “Jack and the Gentle Giant” (at Clifton Cultural Arts Center)

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

  • Oct. 10, 7 p.m. Nurse Blake Comedy Tour

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

  • Thru Sept. 26. “The Outsider”
  • Nov. 5-21. “The Last Night of Ballyhoo”
  • Jan. 7-23. “Intimate Apparel”
  • March 11-27. “Ripcord”
  • May 6-22. “Ada and the Engine”
  • July 8-24, 2022. “Harvey”

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

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

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Memorial Hall | 1225 Elm St.

  • Oct. 23, noon & 2 p.m. TCT On Tour: “Jacqueline and the Beanstalk”

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

  • Starting Oct. 15. “R.U.R.” radio play (YouTube)
  • Nov. 12-21. Miami University Fringe Festival
  • Feb. 18-22. Independent Artist Series
  • March 9-13. “The Thanksgiving Play”
  • April 20-24. “Head Over Heels”

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

  • Sept. 17-18, 8 p.m. “8 Track – The sounds of the 70’s”
  • Dec. 10-12. “The Butterfingers Angel, Mary & Joseph, Harod The Nut and the slaughter of 12 hit Carols in a Pare Tree”

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

  • Sept. 29-Oct. 9. “Torch Song” (at Stauss Theatre)
  • Oct. 14-24. “Noises Off”
  • Nov. 12-21. “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”
  • Feb. 18-27. “The Lightning Thief”

March 31-April 10. YES Festival of New Plays – 20th Anniversary

  • March 31-April 10.Jared Michael Delaney: “Falstaff and the Endless Machine”
  • April 1-10. Samantha Oty: “New Year’s Eve at the Stop-n-Go”  (at Stauss Theatre)
  • April 2-10. Lexi Rigsby: “Lost in Little Egypt” (at The Henry Theatre)
  • April 1-16. A New Play by D. Lynn Meyers (at The Carnegie)
  • May 13-14, 7 p.m. “Oliver Jr.”

OTRImprov

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

Magic Carpet Theatre:

  • Nov. 19, 7 p.m. “The Story Quest”
  • Jan. 21, 7 p.m. “Abiyoyo”
  • March 18, 7 p.m. Zak Morgan

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

  • Oct. 9-Nov. 7. “The West End” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Oct. 30-Dec. 12. “Need Your Love” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • Nov. 24-Dec. 30. “A Christmas Carol” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Jan. 29-Feb. 27. “Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Feb. 12-March 20. “Rooted” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • March 19-April 17. “Steel Magnolias” (at Marx Theatre)
  • April 9-May 15. “Becoming Dr. Ruth” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • April 30-May 22. “School Girls: Or, the African Mean Girls Play” (at Marx Theatre)

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 Vaudevillians | Monmouth Theatre, 636 Monmouth St., Newport KY 41071

  • Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Halloween Show
  • Dec. 18, 7 p.m. Holiday Hijinks Show
  • Jan. 15, 7 p.m. New Year New Show
  • Feb. 26, 7 p.m. Season Closer Show

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

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

  • Sept. 23-26. “Tuck Everlasting”
  • Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. Michael Griffin – America’s Escape Hero
  • Jan. 13-16. “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
  • March 3-6. “Little Women”
  • May 5-8. “Into The Woods”
  • June 2-5. “Considering Matthew Shepard”

The Story Collective

  • Nov. 12-13. “All Together Now!” musical revue
  • Dec. 12. “Christmas at the Barn”

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

  • Oct. 15-30. “Laughter on the 23rd Floor”
  • Dec. 3-12. “Alice in Wonderland”
  • Feb. 18-March 5. “Drinking Habits”
  • May 6-21. “Two by Two”

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

  • Sept. 30, 7 p.m. Chelsea Handler
  • Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Leanne Morgan
  • Oct. 14, 8 p.m. Jo Koy: “Just Kidding World Tour”
  • Oct. 22, 8 p.m. “Whose Live Anyway?”
  • Oct. 23, 7 p.m. “#IMomSoHard” comedy duo Jen Smedley & Kristin Hensley
  • Oct. 28, 8 p.m. “Jeanne Robertson”
  • Oct. 30, 7 p.m. Fortune Feimster’s 2 Sweet 2 Salty Tour
  • Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Mystery Science Theater 3000: Live
  • Nov. 6, 4 p.m. L.O.L. Surprise! Live
  • Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. Bill Maher
  • Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Heather McMahan
  • Nov. 16, 6 p.m. “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical”
  • Nov. 19, 7 p.m. Trey Kennedy
  • Nov. 20, 7 p.m. Iliza Shlesinger
  • Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Scribble Showdown
  • Dec. 14, 8 p.m. Trailer Park Boys 20th Anniversary

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

  • Sept. 24-26. “Oedipus Rex”

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

  • Oct. 15-24. “Four Old Broads”
  • Feb. 25-March 6. “The Women of Lockerbie”
  • May 6-15. “The Premature Corps”

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

  • Oct. 1-9. “The Last Five Years”
  • Dec. 3-11. “Dashing Through the Snow”
  • Feb. 25-March 5. “You Can’t Take It With You”
  • April 29-May 7. “Sylvia”

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 

  • Thru Sept. 19. “American Idiot”
  • Oct. 21-24. “Mamma Mia!”
  • Nov. 12-14. “Lysistrata”
  • Feb. 11-20. “Eurydice” • “A Doll’s House Part 2” • “Proof”
  • March 25-27. “Once”
  • April 26-29. “Macbeth”

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