Single Tickets for CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK'S 2017-2018 SEASON On Sale 7/31

Single Tickets for CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK'S 2017-2018 SEASON On Sale 7/31Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will release all single tickets for the 2017-18 season for sale on Monday, July 31, including tickets for the 27th annual production of the beloved classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and the much- anticipated SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE production, which opens the season on Sept. 2.

Ohio's only two-time Tony Award-winning theatre boasts productions that are both nationally recognized and locally crafted, featuring actors, directors and designers who regularly work on and off Broadway and at other leading professional theatres across the country. The Playhouse presents all regular season productions in its iconic Eden Park location.

Marx Theatre Season

Presented by Schueler Group

Season Sponsor of New Work: The Rosenthal Foundation

Design Sponsor: Macy's

The Playhouse's 58th season features:


Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard

Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall

Music by Paddy Cunneen

Directed by Blake Robison

Sept. 2 - 30, 2017

The beloved, Oscar-winning film comes to life on stage in an extravagant production that's both wildly funny and irresistibly romantic.


By Simon Stephens

Adapted from the novel by Mark Haddon

Directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge

Oct. 14 - Nov. 11, 2017

Winner of five Tony Awards, this Broadway smash hit puts you inside the brilliant mind of a boy who sees the world as most of us can only imagine.

First Financial Bank presents


By Charles Dickens

Adapted by Howard Dallin

Directed by Michael Evan Haney

Nov. 22 - Dec. 30, 2017

This joyous, time-honored production returns for its 27th season with a cast of nearly 30 actors, elaborate costumes and thrilling special effects.


Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux

Original Concept and Direction by Floyd Mutrux

Inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins

Jan. 20 - Feb. 18, 2018

The electrifying Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet brings you inside the recording studio to relive the evening of December 4, 1956.

Leading Ladies presents


By George Brandt

Directed by Neil Pepe

March 3 - 31, 2018

This "play with music" chronicles gospel singer Rosetta Tharpe's first rehearsal with a young protégée, Marie Knight, as they prepare for a tour that would establish them as one of the great duet teams in musical history.

Ken Ludwig's


Adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Directed by Blake Robison

April 21 - May 19, 2018

Set sail on the journey of a lifetime, complete with cutthroat pirates, a treasure map and a courageous boy entangled in a dangerous swashbuckling expedition.

Thompson Shelterhouse Season

Presented by Heidelberg Distributing Company

Season Sponsor of New Work: The Rosenthal Foundation

Design Sponsor: Allan Berliant and Jennie RosenthAl Berliant Family Fund


By Daniel Beaty

Directed by Nicole A. Watson

Sept. 23 - Oct. 22, 2017

Through the lens of nine of Mr. Joy's customers - all brought to life by one actress - we learn the subtly profound and unassuming impact the Mr. Joy, a Harlem shoe shop owner, had on each of their lives.

Frank Ferrante in


Nov. 4 - Dec. 17, 2017

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx.


By Deborah Zoe Laufer

Feb. 9 - March 11, 2018

Two lost souls come together under most unusual circumstances in this deeply insightful and charmingly funny world premiere.


By Allyson Currin

March 24 - April 22, 2018

This captivating world premiere with a metaphysical twist navigates the paths of romance, marriage and parenting while exploring the pains and pleasures of all three.


Book and music by Joe Kinosian

Book and lyrics by Kellen Blair

Directed by Paul Mason Barnes

May 5 - June 10, 2018

Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and mystery guaranteed to keep you guessing - and laughing - until the very last note.

Individual tickets for all shows start at just $35 or $40. Tickets to all 7 p.m. Sunday performances (not including A Christmas Carol) are priced at just $10 for college students with a valid school ID. Student tickets are just $15 on the day of the show for all other performances.

Discounted ticket prices for children and teens are available for all productions - $30 and $45, depending on show and seat location. Visit the Playhouse website for content and age advisories for each show.

Patrons also can subscribe to all five Marx Theatre or five Thompson Shelterhouse productions for as little as $157.50 or build their own series of four or more shows from either theatre.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Playhouse Box Office at 513-421-3888 (toll-free in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana at (800-582-3208) or visit Call 513-345-2248 for Telecommunications Device for the Deaf accessibility.

The Playhouse is fully accessible. Audio enhancement receivers, large print programs and complete wheelchair access are available.

The Playhouse is supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign. The Ohio Arts Council helps fund the Playhouse with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Playhouse also receives funding from the Shubert Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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