CAA Announces Two Additional 2017-18 Season Shows


Tickets on sale Friday, November 3 at 10:00 AM

CINCINNATI, OH – The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is pleased to announce the addition of two shows to its 2017-18 Season at the Aronoff Center and the newly-renovated Music Hall.  From spectacular magic and illusion to the return of a popular theatrical comedy about the battle of the sexes, these added shows are certain to continue CAA’s long-standing mission of presenting an eclectic mix of alternative entertainment choices to Cincinnati’s diverse audiences.

2017-18 SEASON
(just announced – on sale November 3)

The Illusionists Present ADAM TRENT
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 7:30 PM
Music Hall – Springer Auditorium

“Seeing is dis-believing!” – The New York Times.  Direct from Broadway, ADAM TRENT, the break out star of the world’s best-selling magic show, The Illusionists, brings his signature brand of magic and illusion to this 90-minute spectacle.  Produced by the same creative team behind The Illusionists brand, ADAM TRENT’s production is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy, and music perfect for the entire family.  Don’t miss the next generation of magic!

Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!
Friday, April 13, 2018 – 7:30 PM / Saturday, April 14, 2018 – 4:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Aronoff Center – Jarson-Kaplan Theater

This Off-Broadway hit comedy is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up based on The New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. The hysterical Mars-Venus will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. Sexy and fast paced, this show is definitely for adults, but will leave audiences laughing and giggling like little kids!

2017-18 SEASON
(previously announced – on sale now)

Brain Candy Live!
Thursday, November 30, 2017 – 7:30 PM
Aronoff Center – Procter & Gamble Hall

Adam Savage (MythBusters), one of television’s most loved personalities, has joined forces with Michael Stevens (Vsauce), one of YouTube’s biggest stars. They’re bringing their crazy toys, incredible tools, and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of curiosity that’s an interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience like no other. Adam and Michael’s Brain Candy Live! experience is like a two-hour play date with Walt Disney, Willy Wonka, and Albert Einstein.

RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – 7:30 PM
Music Hall – Springer Auditorium

RAIN:  A Tribute to The Beatles returns for a record-breaking eighth CAA Presents engagement, and its first time at the newly-renovated Cincinnati Music Hall!  As “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!” (Associated Press), RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles’ discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience. Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance that’s as infectious as it is transporting.

Golden Dragon Acrobats
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – 7:30 PM
Aronoff Center – Procter & Gamble Hall

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The awe-inspiring performance combines award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques (including feats on chairs stacked ten-stories high) to present a show of breathtaking skill and beauty. The Golden Dragon Acrobats are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today.

Menopause the Musical
March 22-31, 2018
[3/22-23 – 8:00 PM; 3/24 – 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM; 3/25 – 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM; 3/27-3/30 – 8:00 PM; 3/31 – 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM]

COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more. This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for sixteen years. It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!  (And men love it, too.)

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Friday – Saturday, May 11-12, 2018 – 8:00 PM
Aronoff Center – Procter & Gamble Hall

Dance Theatre of Harlem – founded in 1969 as a beacon of hope for Harlem youth – is known for its thrilling performances that successfully challenge preconceived notions of dance. The Company consists of sixteen racially-diverse dance artists who perform an eclectic, demanding repertoire. In addition to performances in New York City, across the country, and abroad, the Company carries a message of empowerment through the arts by engaging communities through education activities for audiences and young people.


  • Tickets for Adam Trent and Mars-Venus go on sale Friday, November 3.
  • Tickets for previously-announced shows are on sale now.
    • (513) 621-ARTS [2787]
    • Aronoff Center Ticket Office
    • Group Discount Tickets (10 or more):  (513) 977-4157
      *Additional ticketing fees may apply.  Ticket prices and fees subject to change.

Aronoff Center Ticket Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday:  9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Through intermission of the last show on performance days


SEASON SPONSORS:  AMERITAS (Founding Season Sponsor), The P&G FUND of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, LOCAL12 WKRC, FIFTH THIRD BANK (Lifetime Endowment Partner)

SEASON PRESENTING SPONSORS: 21C Museum Hotel, Cincinnati Herald, CityBeat, Courtyard by Marriott Cincinnati Midtown-Rookwood, Heidelberg Distributing, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Holiday Inn & Suites Downtown Cincinnati, Hyatt Regency – Cincinnati , Macy’s, Pepsi, ProSource,  Skyline Chili, TriHealth, Ultimate Air Shuttle, Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc.

The Illusionists Present ADAM TRENT Presenting Sponsor:  Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc.

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