Theater

NOTE: Due to the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in Ohio and Kentucky please check with presenting organizations in case of postponements, cancellations or other changes.

Alliance Francais | St. Barnabas Church, 10345 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242

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

  • May 29-June 14. “Higher” by Mark Levine (at SCPA)

Arts Alliance | The Snyder House at Cottell Park, 5847 Irwin-Simpson Rd., Mason, OH 45040. 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

  • May 1-9. “Wrong Window”
  • July 31-Aug. 8. “Charlotte’s Web”
  • Oct. 9-17. “The Importance of Being Earnest”
  • March 5-13, 2021. “The Odd Couple”
  • May 28-June 5, 2021. “Let’s Murder Marsha”

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

  • April 14-19. “Escape to Margaritaville”
  • May 12-24. “Anastasia”
  • June 9-21. “Jesus Christ Superstar”
  • Aug. 4-9. “The Book of Mormon”
  • Nov. 10-22. “Pretty Women: The Musical”
  • Dec. 1-13. “My Fair Lady”
  • Jan. 6-24, 2021. “Frozen”
  • Feb. 9-14, 2021. “The Band’s Visit”
  • March 2-28, 2021. “Hamilton”
  • April 6-18, 2021. “To Kill A Mockingbird”
  • May 4-9, 2021. “Hairspray”
  • May 25-June 6, 2021. “Ain’t Too Proud”

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

  • CANCELED: March 21-April 5. “End of the Rainbow”
  • POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST: March 29, 7:30 p.m. “George Remus: Bootlegging & Broadway”
  • Aug. 8-23. “Little Shop of Horrors”
  • Nov. 7-22. “Million Dollar Quartet”
  • Jan. 9-24, 2021. “Fiddler on the Roof”
  • April 10-25, 2021. 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

  • March 13-22. “Momus & Aphrodite”
  • May 1-10. “Heathers: the Musical”
  • Early Fall. “Macbeth”
  • Early 2021. “Incorrigible”
  • Spring 2021. “Bugs!”

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

  • CANCELED: March 14-15. “Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta the Underground”
  • POSTPONED TO APRIL 2021: 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”
  • Oct. 10-19. “Disney’s Descendants”
  • Dec. 5-14, 2020. “Elf the Musical, Jr.”
  • Feb. 13-22, 2021. “Doctor Dolittle, Jr.”
  • April 17-26, 2021.
  • POSTPONED FROM APRIL 2020: April 27-May 4. “Roald Dahl’s Matilda, The Musical” (at Taft Theatre, downtown)

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

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

  • POSTPONED TO JUNE 13: March 13, 7:30 p.m. “Sex n’ the City: A (Super Unauthorized) Musical Parody”
  • POSTPONED TO MAY 26: March 13, 8 p.m. Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood – The Scared Scriptless Tour
  • POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST 29: March 21, 4 & 8 p.m. “The Price is Right Live!”
  • POSTPONED TO JULY 31-AUG. 1: May 4-5, 7:30 p.m. “Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection”
  • May 26, 7:30 p.m. Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood – The Scared Scriptless Tour
  • June 13, 7:30 p.m. “Sex n’ the City: A (Super Unauthorized) Musical Parody”
  • POSTPONED FROM MAY: July 31-Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m. “Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection”

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

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Cincinnati Landmark Productions | 513-241-6550

  • CANCELED: Thru March 29. “The Last Five Years” (at Incline Theater)
  • CANCELED: April 2-26. “All Shook Up” (at Covedale Center)
  • CANCELED: April 22-May 17. “Newsies” (At Incline Theater)
  • TENTATIVE: May 14-June 7: “Impossible Dream: Celebrating 100 Shows at the Covedale” (at Covedale Center)
  • 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. “Carousel” (at Incline Theater)
  • Sept. 10-Oct. 4. “The Odd Couple (at Covedale Center)
  • Oct. 22-Nov. 15. “Oliver!” (at Covedale Center)
  • Dec. 3-27. “Elf the Musical” (at Covedale Center)
  • Feb. 4-21, 2021. “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (at Covedale Center)
  • March 4-21, 2021. “The Full Monty” (at Covedale Center)
  • April 1-25, 2021. “Grease” (at Covedale Center)

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

  • May 8-16. “Singin’ in the Rain”
  • June 5-13. “I Do! I Do! A Musical About Marriage”
  • Aug. 21-29. “Beloved Melodies: Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein”
  • Nov. 13-21. “Bandstand”
  • Feb. 12-20, 2021. “Music at the Movies”
  • May 14-22, 2021. “Kiss Me, Kate”
  • June 11-19, 2021. “The World Goes ‘Round”

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

  • 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

  • CANCELED: Thru March 28. “Pride and Prejudice”
  • CANCELED: April 10-May 9. “William Shakespeare’s Hamlet”
  • CANCELED: May 22-June 14. “The Book of Will”
  • Sept. 4-26. “Network”
  • Oct. 9-31. “Romeo and Juliet”
  • Nov. 13-Dec. 5. “Little Women”
  • Dec. 11-27. “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)”
  • Jan. 22-Feb. 13, 2021. “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  • Feb. 26-March 20, 2021. “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
  • April 2-24, 2021. “The Comedy of Errors”
  • May 7-23, 2021. “King Charles III”

Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 513-497-2860

  • POSTPONED: March 28. Madcap Puppets: Hats Off!
  • May 10, 2 p.m. “Dorothy in Oz” by TCT On Tour

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

  • CANCELED: April 2-5. “Bright Star”
  • CANCELED: April 23-26. “Punk Rock”

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

  • SUSPENDED: June 4-21. “Beguiled Again – The Songs of Rodgers & Hart”
  • SUSPENDED: July 9-26. “Nana’s Naughty Knickers”

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

  • July 3-12. “Puffs”
  • July 17-26. “Newsies: The Musical”

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

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

  • May 1-17. “Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash”
  • June 12-14. “Home Brew Theater – Part 5”
  • Aug. 7-23. “Bright Star”
  • Oct. 9-25. “Abigail, 1702”
  • Dec. 4-20. “The Winter Wonderettes”
  • Feb. 21-March 14, 2021. “The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged, Revised”
  • May 9-23, 2021. “Making God Laugh”
  • June 12-14, 2021. “Home Brew 6”

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

  • June 4-13, 7:30 p.m. “Seussical”
  • July 30-Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m. “Shrek”

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • POSTPONED: Thru 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
  • CANCELED: May 30-June 27. “20th Century Blues”

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

  • 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

  • May 22-24. “Mama Won’t Fly”

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

  • 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

  • CANCELED: March 28, 7:30 p.m. Two Sketchy Dames: Cocktail Hour
  • May 2, 7:30 p.m. Drag Show 2

Fitton Family Fridays

  • 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

  • April 23-May 9. “Annie Get Your Gun”
  • Oct. 8-25. “Something Rotten”
  • Jan. 21-Feb. 7, 2021. “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”
  • April 15-May 2, 2021. “Bonnie & Clyde”

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

  • ALL INDOOR EVENTS CANCELED
  • March 14, 6:30 p.m. “Magical Mystery”
  • March 28, 6:30 p.m. “Superhero Shakedown”
  • April 4, 6:30 p.m. “What Happens in Vegas”
  • April 18, 6:30 p.m. “WestCinster Dog Show Shenanigans”
  • May 2, 6:30 p.m. “Luau Lunacy”

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

  • April 30-May 3. “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”
  • Oct. 1-4. “The Curious Savage”
  • Dec. 2-6. “The Sound of Music”
  • Feb. 11-14, 2021. “Amour!”
  • April 29-May 2, 2021. “Sweeney Todd”

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

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
  • Cabin Fever Edition: sign up for online sessions
  • Most weekends. Live comedy

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

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

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

  • VISIT WEBSITE FOR ONLINE STREAMING OPTIONS…
  • Thru April 4. Streaming of “Alabaster,” by Audry Cefaly ($15 tickets – sales closed) 
  • Beginning March 27.  Streaming of “Andy’s House of [blank],” by Paul Strickland and Trey Tatum ($10 on-demand rental)
  • Available April 1: Radio Know – Audio Shows to Go: “Mary’s Monster,” solo show featuring Maggie Lou Rader. Directed by Jennifer Joplin
  • Coming soon. Streaming of “Darkest Night at the Gnarly Stump,” book by Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek, songs by Paul Strickland ($10 on-demand rental)
  • POSTPONED: April 17-May 9. “Lasso of Truth”

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

  • Thru April 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. “Jekyll & Hyde”
  • Nov. 5-Dec. 31. “A Christmas Story: The Musical”

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

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

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

  • Thru March 22. “Gypsy”
  • May 15-24. “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940”

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

  • 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

  • March 13-29. “Earth and Sky”
  • May 8-24. “The Art Of Dining”
  • July 10-26. “Somewhere In Between”
  • Sept. 11-27. “The Outsider”
  • Nov. 6-22. “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”

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

  • May 8-16. “You Have the Right to Remain Dead”

Matthew 25: Ministries | 11060 Kenwood Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242

  • Dec. 18-19. “Tickets, the Radio Play”

Memorial Hall | 1225 Elm St.

  • April 4, noon and 2 p.m. “Pete the Cat” by TheatreWorksUSA
  • May 2, noon and 2 p.m. “Cinderella Wore Cowboy Boots” by Children’s Theatre of CIncinnati

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

  • July 17-25. Jane Eyre: A Musical Drama”

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

  • March 20-28. “Twelfth Night”
  • May 1-9. “The Importance of Being Ernest”
  • June 20-28. “It Shouda Been You”
  • Sept. 18-26. “Little Shop of Horrors”
  • Dec. 11-19. “The Butterfingers Angel, Mary & Joseph, Herod the Nut & The Slaughter of 12 Hit Carols in a Pear Tree”
  • March 13-21, 2021. “Guys & Dolls”
  • May 7-15, 2021. “Twilight Bowl”
  • June 18-26, 2021. “Into The Woods”

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

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

  • CANCELED: March 26–April 5. “Buried Child”
  • CANCELED: April 24–May 3. “Mamma Mia!”
  • CANCELED: May 15-16, 7 p.m. “Getting to Know…Oklahoma!”
  • Sept. 24-Oct. 4. “Noises Off”
  • Oct. 22-Nov. 1. “Torch Song”
  • Nov. 13-22. “Floyd Collins”
  • Feb. 19-28, 2021. “9 to 5 The Musical”
  • April 8-18, 2021. YES Festival of New Plays – 20th Anniversary

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

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OTRImprov

  • CANCELED: Most Fridays, 8 p.m. ComedySportz (at Madcap Education Center)
  • Most Saturdays, 8 p.m. Live show  (at Brew House Cincinnati)

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

  • CANCELED: Thru 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)
  • Aug. 29-Oct. 4. “The Wizard of Oz” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Sept. 12-Oct 25. “Tiny Beautiful Things” (at Sheltherhouse Theatre)
  • Oct. 17-Nov. 14. “The West End” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Nov. 7-Jan. 3, 2021. “Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help” (at Sheltherhouse Theatre)
  • Nov. 25-Dec. 27. “A Christmas Carol” (at Marx Theatre)
  • Jan. 16-March 7, 2021. “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • Jan. 23-Feb. 21, 2021. “Pressure” (at Marx Theatre)
  • March 6-April 4, 2021. “Steel Magnolias” (at Marx Theatre)
  • March 20-April 25, 2021. “Rooted” (at Shelterhouse Theatre)
  • April 17-May 16, 2021. “Moriarity: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery” (at Marx Theatre)
  • May 8-June 27, 2021. “Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical” (at Sheltherhouse Theatre)

Off The Hill Series (various locations)

  • April 5-May 19. “Dragons Love Tacos”

Off the Grid Series

  • CANCELED: 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

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

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

  • Thru March 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

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

  • March 28, 7 p.m. Letterkenny Live!
  • March 29, 7:30 p.m. Bill Maher
  • April 3, 6:30 p.m. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live
  • May 15, 8 p.m. “Whose Live Anyway?”

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

  • April 24-May 3. “Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play”
  • September-October. “The Odd Couple”
  • December. “An Inspector Calls”
  • February-March, 2021. “Dearly Departed”
  • May, 2021. “Speak Easy Show”

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

  • Thru March 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 

  • April 3-4. “The Vagina Monologues”
  • April 17-25. “American Idiot”
  • May 2. “Voices for Change”

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