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Doll's House, Part 2 is a 2017 play written by Lucas Hnath. The play premiered at the South Coast Repertory, in April 2017, before transferring ...

Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni
6/13 - 6/15/2024


Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte MAN BEHAVING BADLY. Mozart’s riveting masterpiece follows Don Giovanni, a man who uses people without ...

Hands on a Hardbody
Hands on a Hardbody
6/8 - 6/30/2024


Start. Your. Engines. For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days ...

La Traviata
La Traviata
6/27 - 6/30/2024


Music by Giuseppe Verdi  Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave WHAT WOULD YOU DO FOR LOVE? Alfredo wants to be with Violetta, but love can mean ...

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
6/22 - 7/7/2024


Experience the phenomenon that has captivated generations. Two squeaky clean college kids – Brad and his fiancée Janet – meet a twist of fate as ...

Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio


Music and libretto by Paul McCartney and Carl Davis NOT FOR OURSELVES. Memories from Paul McCartney’s life in Liverpool, England, inspire this story of growing ...

TICK, TICK... BOOM!
TICK, TICK... BOOM!
7/19 - 7/28/2024


Before there was RENT, there was TICK, TICK… BOOM!, Jonathan Larson’s explosive musical about life, death, and the necessity of art. The semi-autobiographical story follows ...

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL


Witness the remarkable true story of Carole King, the legendary singer/songwriter who became one of the most successful solo acts in pop music history. BEAUTIFUL: ...

Mean Girls Jr
12/13 - 12/15/2024


The Plastics have deemed Broadway Junior worthy of their presence in Mean Girls JR! This musical from book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally ...

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
1/7 - 1/19/2025


Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to ...

Kimberly Akimbo
Kimberly Akimbo
2/18 - 3/2/2025


Kim is a bright and funny Jersey teen, who happens to look like a 72-year-old lady. And yet her aging condition may be the least ...

& Juliet
& Juliet
4/8 - 4/20/2025


CREATED BY THE EMMY®-WINNING WRITER FROM “SCHITT’S CREEK,” this hilarious new musical flips the script on the greatest love story ever told. & Juliet asks: ...



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Review: CLUE at the Aronoff Center


by Ana-Brit Asplen - May 15, 2024

Though the script is very similar to the 1985 movie of the same name and features many of the same iconic lines and story elements, this adaptation of Clue is successful in its own right. Between a talented cast, surprising design elements, and direction that knew how to transport the story to the s...

Review: SIX at the Aronoff Center


by Ana-Brit Asplen - April 24, 2024

The energy was high on opening night as the sold-out crowd cheered loudly from the house from the very first beat and light shift. With a newly refreshed cast, the current touring production of Six exudes extravagance, dedication, and plenty of impressive notes within each catchy tune....

Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at the Aronoff Center


by Ana-Brit Asplen - February 21, 2024

Whether or not this is the first production someone has seen of The Book of Mormon, the talent holds up as the actors fully embrace their roles, while the remaining elements still perfectly fit the show's intent as it spreads its messages all over the country. Audiences lauded the funny shock value ...

Review: DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! 2024 TOUR at the Taft Theatre


by Ana-Brit Asplen - February 07, 2024

This sold-out performance at the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio was highly anticipated by local fans, and they voiced their elation over seeing their favorite dancers in person. The 2024 tour of Dancing with the Stars: Live! is an absolute joy for anyone who enjoys a huge spectacle and superb danc...

Review: HELLO, DOLLY! at The Carnegie


by Ana-Brit Asplen - February 03, 2024

With the combination of great direction by Joe Bertucci and an excellent execution by the rest of the team, The Carnegie’s production of Hello, Dolly! is a fantastic example of how a Golden Age musical should be presented through a local company....

Review: BEETLEJUICE at the Aronoff Center


by Ana-Brit Asplen - January 17, 2024

With stunning design elements, a highly professional cast, and an engaging plot, Beetlejuice is very worthy of its nearly sold-out run at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, OH....

Review: A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS at the Aronoff Center


by Ana-Brit Asplen - December 23, 2023

A Magical Cirque Christmas came to Cincinnati, OH for a night of jaw-dropping spectacle, pure talent, and holiday cheer. With acts ranging from body-bending acrobats, daring endeavors, and awe-inspiring magic tricks, this tour truly goes above and beyond a mere holiday variety show. The goal of the ...

Broadway Beyond Louisville Review: Broadway in Cincinnati presents GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at the Aronoff Center


by Taylor Clemons - October 23, 2023

What did our critic think of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at Aronoff Center? Admittedly, I’m not a huge Bob Dylan fan. Not for any reasons like dislike, but generationally I was never really exposed to his music. So when I heard there was a new musical using his catalog, my expectations were tampered...

Review: WRECKING BALL at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company


by Ana-Brit Asplen - October 20, 2023

The team at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company knows how to produce a successful play from all standpoints. Whether you’re a television enthusiast, a writer, a person who has to work with others in a professional setting, or someone who has a desire to stand up for what’s right, Wrecking Ball can be app...

Review: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: YOUTH EDITION at The Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati


by Ana-Brit Asplen - October 15, 2023

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s production of The SpongeBob Musical: Youth Edition makes a splash using its vast resources to create striking visuals and cast performers who made the zany roles their own in the best way....



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