CINCINNATI, OH – Friday, September 29, 2017 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth celebrates thirty years of presenting touring Broadway productions in Cincinnati. Broadway in Cincinnati, originally called the Broadway Series, began its time in Cincinnati with the presentation of SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN at the Taft Theatre Tuesday, September 29, 1987.
Over the past thirty years, the organization has brought more than 250 Broadway productions totaling more than 3,100 performances to the Queen City, delighting over one million audience members. Broadway in Cincinnati shows contribute an average of $30 million to the local economy each season. Each year, blockbuster shows like WICKED, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and LES MISÉRABLES visit Cincinnati alongside new shows hot off Broadway, like this year’s WAITRESS and FINDING NEVERLAND, making for one of the most popular arts series in the city and one of the largest subscriber bases for a Broadway series in the nation.
The company’s anniversary coincides with a performance of WICKED, currently playing at the Aronoff Center.
WICKED will play the Aronoff Center through until October 15, 2017: Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30PM, Friday at 8:00PM, Saturday at 2:00PM and 8:00PM, Sunday at 1:00PM and 6:30PM. Tickets start at $42.50. They are available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice. For more information, please visit www.BroadwayInCincinnati.com.
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Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth is committed to bringing the very best of Broadway to the Tri-State, presenting touring Broadway plays and musicals in Cincinnati since 1987. For over twenty years, Broadway in Cincinnati has presented all shows at the Aronoff Center. The Broadway in Cincinnati series brings more than 185,000 people downtown to the Aronoff Center each year, and contributes an average of $30 million to the local economy each season. Broadway in Cincinnati is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and The Broadway League. Fifth Third Bank is the sponsor of the Cincinnati 16/17 Season and the season is presented by TriHealth. LOCAL 12 is the official television station of the 16/17 Cincinnati Season.
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and The Broadway Channel. Led by 9 time Tony-winning producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 41 markets with over 270,000 subscribers. Current and past productions include Beautiful, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, Million Dollar Quartet, Hairspray, On Your Feet!, School of Rock and The Producers. Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.