local theater

They are back with a new production called With this Ring, which will take place at the Fairfield Community Arts Center on July 6-7. 

It's a favorite from the early 2000's and Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is getting the band back together for a revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch this summer. 

Longtime Playhouse in the Park Artistic Director Ed Stern is taking his directing skills to the new stage at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company for the broad farce, Noises Off

The life and times of Vaudeville performer and jazz/blues legend Ethel Waters will play out in the regional premiere of His Eye is On the Sparrow at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical is a family-friendly musical production from The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati that addresses the difficult topics of bullying and acceptance. 

New Edgecliff Theatre Presents "Venus In Fur"

Feb 23, 2018

New Edgecliff Theatre is back at Hoffner Lodge in Northside with a new production of David Ives' Venus in Fur starting March 1. 

The next production at The Carnegie in Covington is perfect for children and adults of all ages. 

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's annual non-traditional traditional holiday production, Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some), returns this year with a new home and a new cast member. 

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is celebrating the holidays with a brand-new musical from the team of David Kisor and Joseph McDonough, The Dancing Princesses

Cincinnati's Sunset Players is celebrating the holiday with a new play that takes a sideways look at the story of The Three Bears. 

The longest-running theatre company in Over the Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, has just completed an expansion and renovation to add comfort and amenities to their space on Vine Street. 

The new Cincinnati Shakespeare Company theatre is finished and ready to present its first production. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is preparing for the 2017-18 season, which will kick-off with a stage adaptation of the award-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, starting September 2. 

The 2017-18 Season At Know Theatre Of Cincinnati

Aug 4, 2017

The non-stop theatrical offerings of OTR's Know Theatre are anchored by their mainstage season, which is now underway. 

Our Jim Stump has information on a summer camp for kids interested in musical theater. 

Dayton-native and bestselling author and humorist Erma Bombeck is the subject a one-woman play now on stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Preparations for this year's Cincinnati Fringe Festival are well underway and patrons will discover an extra day of shows, a 60-minute max for each production, and a couple new venues. 

Concluding 30 years of presenting quality community theatre, Showbiz Players will bow out with their third production of the acclaimed musical, The Civil War

Enjoy A Play With Your Lunch At Memorial Hall

Mar 31, 2017

Memorial Hall has a new, creative way to spend your lunch hour. Play With Your Lunch is a series featuring local actors, short plays and lunch and director Herb Duval has more details in this conversation with Jim Stump.

All the Roads Home is the latest production in the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre. 

The final production of the current Children's Theatre of Cincinnati season is Tarzan The Stage Musical, based on the Disney film with music by Phil Collins, opening April 1. 

Coming next to Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is the premiere of When We Were Young and Unafraid, which explores many social issues facing women in the early 1970's. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will be getting a new home. Artistic Director Blake Robison says it will still be in Eden Park though. The existing theater will be torn down and replaced.


Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie is a classic of American theater and has been presented thousands of times. 

Arlita Jones is the playwright of the newest production at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Summerland

Starting February 2, Dayton's Human Race Theatre will present the world premiere of Eric Ulloa's 26 Pebbles, which deals with the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings on the community. 

Coming to the Marx Theatre stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is the funny, tuneful, yet slightly disturbed musical, Little Shop of Horrors

The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts is presenting a brand-new, original holiday production entitled The Nights Before Christmas, about the man behind the famous poem. 

What happens after Cinderella and the Prince get married? 

Know Theatre of Cincinnati is taking a different approach to holiday programming, presenting the world premiere of the Appalachian ghost story, Darkest Night at the Gnarly Stump by Lauren Hynek & Elizabeth Martin, with original music by Paul Strickland

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