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2019-2020 Season Announced by Xavier University Theatre

XUT_logoProductions include:

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME 
Sept. 19-22

CHICAGO 
Oct. 18-26

THE WOLVES
Nov. 15-23

VOICES FOR CHANGE
Dec. 7, 2019 & May 2, 2020

HEATHERS: The Musical
Jan. 31-Feb. 8, 2020

SHOOTER!
Directed by Aaron Rossini
Feb. 28-March 6, 2020

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES 
April 3-4, 2020

AMERICAN IDIOT 
April 17-25 2020

 

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COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, MEAN GIRLS, and More, Part of Broadway in Cincinnati’s 19/20 Season

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ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE.

Cincinnati, OH (March 14, 2019) – Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth announces a highly-anticipated season lineup of shows including new musicals ANASTASIAMEAN GIRLS, and COME FROM AWAY and reimagined classic musicals HELLO, DOLLY!LES MISERABLES, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. These will be joined by JERSEY BOYS, and ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, with special engagements of DISNEY’S THE LION KING and THE BOOK OF MORMON.

 

19/20 SEASON SHOWS

COME FROM AWAY                                                  September 17 – 29, 2019
JERSEY BOYS*                                                            October 15 – 20, 2019
MEAN GIRLS                                                              November 5 – 17, 2019
HELLO, DOLLY!                                                        December 3 – 15, 2019
LES MISERABLES                                                     February 11 – 23, 2020
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE*                          April 14 – 19, 2020
ANASTASIA                                                                May 12 – 24, 2020
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR                                    June 9 – 21, 2020

*Season Subscribers pick one to complete seven-show season package.

In addition to these season shows, Broadway in Cincinnati is proud to present the special engagements of two of Cincinnati’s favorite musicals. Tickets to these added attractions are available for renewed and new season ticket holders.

DISNEY’S THE LION KING                      January 8 – February 2, 2020
THE BOOK OF MORMON                         August 4 – 9, 2020 

Full show descriptions below.

Season tickets for the 19/20 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati Season presented by TriHealth will go on sale Thursday, March 14 online at 7:00pm, and by phone and in-person Friday, March 15 at 9:00am. There will be three convenient ways to purchase season tickets:

  1. Select your seats in person at the Aronoff Center ticket office, downtown at 650 Walnut Street, Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
  1. Order online 7 days a week/24 hours a day atBroadwayinCincinnati.com
  1. Call the toll-free Broadway in Cincinnati Season Ticket Hotline at 800.294.1816. The Hotline hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm – 5:00pm, and closed Sunday.

Prices for the seven-show season subscription range between $200 and $745 depending on seat location. 

MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN
Order before April 22 and make three easy monthly payments.  This offer is only available using a credit card.

EXCLUSIVE SEASON TICKET HOLDER BENEFITS

  • Free online ticket exchanges.
  • Priority purchase opportunities for additional tickets to series shows and any season specials.
  • Lost ticket insurance and replacement service.
  • Purchasing privileges in any of our other Broadway Across America cities.
  • Same premium seat location for all two-week season shows.
  • Priority renewal for future seasons.
  • Perks at local restaurants.

SEASON PATRON CLUB
In addition to all of the regular season ticket holder benefits, special Patron Club season tickets (available with an annual membership fee of $120) guarantee seating in the front orchestra or first three rows of the loge and include extended benefits such as complimentary parking for season shows, name recognition in the PLAYBILL program and a Broadway Concierge Line to assist patrons with purchasing tickets for shows on Broadway.

CLOUD CLUB
For theatre lovers on a budget, the “Cloud Club” offers our seven-show package with COMPLETE subscription benefits starting at $200 for all performances. 

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
Broadway in Cincinnati shows typically run for two weeks at the Aronoff Center.  Performance options are Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30pm, Friday evenings at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 2:00 & 8:00pm and Sundays at 1:00 & 6:30pm. (All times are subject to change.) An audio-described performance for the visually impaired and an American Sign Language interpreted performance for the deaf are available.  Anyone requiring either of these services or accommodations for the physically challenged should request so when purchasing season tickets.  Guests interested in learning more about age appropriateness and content of shows can visit BroadwayInCincinnati.com/FamilyGuide.

GROUP SALES AND SINGLE TICKETS
Group sales information is now available for all shows excluding ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE and JERSEY BOYS. Reservations for all other shows may be made by calling Group Sales Manager Peggy Holthaus Hughes, at 513.369.4363 or email at Peggy.Holthaus-Hughes@BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com. For more information visit BroadwayinCincinnati.com.

Single ticket on-sale dates for individual shows will be announced at a later date.    

19/20 Season Show Descriptions

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The First North American Tour Cast of COME FROM AWAY, Photo by Matthew Murphy, 2018.

COME FROM AWAY
September 17 – 29, 2019
Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America!

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year’s Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”

On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.

JERSEY BOYS
October 15 – 20, 2019
They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story — a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true.

JERSEY BOYS contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12+.

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Book by Tina Fey, Music by Jeff Richmond, Lyrics by Nell Benjamin, Directed & Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw. Pictured: Kerry Butler as Mrs. George & Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron. Credit: © 2017 Joan Marcus.

MEAN GIRLS
November 5 – 17, 2019
Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF RICHMOND (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist NELL BENJAMIN (Legally Blonde) and director CASEY NICHOLAW (The Book of Mormon).

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

HELLO, DOLLY!
December 3 – 15, 2019
Winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival, director Jerry Zaks’ new production is “making people crazy happy!” (The Washington Post). Breaking box office records and receiving unanimous raves on Broadway, HELLO, DOLLY! pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/ choreographer Gower Champion–hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. 

LES MISERABLES
February 11 – 23, 2020
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway.  Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. “LES MIZ is born again!” (NY1).  

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
April 14 – 19, 2020
Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. With a book by Emmy Award® winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and Emmy Award® nominee Mike O’Malley (“Survivors Remorse,” “Shameless”) ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more. USA Today calls it “A little slice of paradise!” and Entertainment Weekly raves, “It will knock your flip-flops off!” So don’t let the party start without you.

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Lila Coogan as Anya, Stephen Brower as Dmitry and the company of the National Tour of ANASTASIA. Photo by Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade.

ANASTASIA
May 12 – 24, 2020
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Cincinnati at last!

From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.

ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
June 9 – 21, 2020
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for YouInto the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King KongStrictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.

With music and lyrics by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.

DISNEY’S THE LION KING
January 8 – February 2, 2020
Giraffes strut.  Birds swoop.  Gazelles leap.  The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before.  And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to the Aronoff Center!

More than 85 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage.

Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway.  Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals.  THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.

There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.

THE BOOK OF MORMON
August 4 – 9, 2020
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical.

This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.

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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 18/19 Season and the season is presented by TriHealth. LOCAL 12 is the official television station of the 17/18 Cincinnati Season.   

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA (BAA) is part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and The Broadway Channel.  Led by 11-time Tony-winning producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 44 markets with over 400,000 subscribers. Current and past productions include BeautifulCats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Groundhog Day, Hairspray, Hello, Dolly!, Million Dollar Quartet, On Your Feet!, The Producers, School of Rock and Waitress.Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.

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2019-2020 Season Announced by Cincinnati Music Theatre

cmt_logoCincinnati Music Theatre is bringing you a historic five productions in 2019-2020 that will have you tapping your toes and singing in your seats! (But, we’ll keep you waiting just a little while longer to reveal our fall main stage production!)

Main Stage

TBA
Directed by Skip Fenker
Nov. 8-16

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Directed by Dennis Murphy
May 8-16, 2020

Studio Series

SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM
Directed by Adam Drake
Sept. 6-14

SINGABLES & SWINGABLES: An Evening of Jazz
Directed by Marypat Carletti
Feb. 14-22

I DO! I DO!
Directed by Tom Peters
June 5-13, 2020

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2019-2020 Season Announced by INNOVAtheatre

INNOV_logoINNOVAtheatre is excited to announce to you our 2019/2020 season:

  • STOP KISS
    Directed by Jeff Nieman
    Fall 2019
  • QUILT: a Musical Celebration*
    Directed by Richard Lee Waldeck
    November 29th- December 15, 2019
    Pontecorvo Ballet Studio & Baum Opera House.
  • RABBIT HOLE
    Directed by Jamison Meyer
    Spring 2020

*In addition to our performances of QUILT we will also be displaying panels of the original Names project quilt that was on the Mall at Washington. Stay tuned for more details on how you can be a part of this momentous occasion.

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Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Announces the 2019-2020 Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater, The Season of the Woman

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Women take center stage in Cincinnati Shakespeare’s new season

 CINCINNATI (March 6, 2019)– Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) announced the titles for its 2019-2020 Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater in an event on March 6.  This season will feature Women, on stage and off, in The Season of the Woman.  CSC’s 2018-2019 Season is generously sponsored by The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, and ArtsWave and all productions will feature Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Resident Company of Actors.

From June of 1919 to August of 1920, these United States passed and ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. In commemoration of this centennial, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will shine the spotlight on the Women of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, both onstage and off, as they join organizations across the city to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage with “The Season of the Woman.”

Beginning in July, they will present the Regional Premiere production of Miss Holmes, which adapts the classic mystery series and reimagines the iconic Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as two women solving crimes in Victorian England. They will examine the relationships of women in politics in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, with the title character re-gendered as a woman. Audiences will watch two women win the day over infamous trickster Falstaff through their own uniquely feminine wits and wiles in Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor set directly in the era of suffrage. And audiences will bear witness to Shakespeare’s searing depiction of both female power and violence against women in his bloodiest tragedy, Titus Andronicus.

Cincinnati Shakespeare is thrilled to welcome female playwrights and female authors to their stage as they present a fresh adaption of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill. They will tell the story of a family in turmoil centered on a powerhouse matriarch in the modern classic August: Osage County by Tracy Letts. And they will close the season with the Regional Premiere of the heartwarming story behind the friends who saved William Shakespeare’s plays from disappearance in Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson, the most produced female playwright in America.

CSC will showcase its first commission from a living playwright in over a decade. In 2017, the top two most produced playwrights in America were William Shakespeare and Lauren Gunderson. Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips says, “We can’t ask Will. So we asked Lauren. And she said yes! In 2020, CSC will feature a developmental reading of a brand new play by Lauren Gunderson: a contemporary, female-focused sequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet.”

And finally during the season, because the passage of the 19th Amendment, while worthy of celebration, did not in fact guarantee voting rights for all, Cincinnati Shakespeare will be presenting All The Way by Robert Schenkkan. Set in the tumultuous 1960s, this modern classic tells story of LBJ’s fight to enact the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues to offer audiences great value with affordable, flexible subscriptions that include flexible tickets that can be used in any combination for any performance. Subscription packages start at $284.  All subscriptions are currently on sale now and may be purchased through the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company website http://www.cincyshakes.com or box office by calling 513-381-BARD (2273) ext. 1.  Single tickets for all shows will go on sale Monday April 1, 2019 but the recommended way to get the best price and first access to seats is by becoming a subscriber!  There are also discounts available for students, seniors, local residents, and community partners.

The 2019-2020 “Season of the Woman” at The Otto M. Budig Theater is as follows:

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Kelly Mengelkoch as MISS HOLMES. Photo by Mikki Schaffner Photography.

Miss Holmes*
By Christopher M. Walsh
Based on characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
July 19 – August 4, 2019

When a young newlywed suspects her husband, a high-ranking investigator at Scotland Yard, has murdered his previous two wives, she fears she has nowhere to turn. But the game is afoot when her case is taken by two fiercely intelligent and independent women who refuse to be contained by the conventions of their time: Miss Sherlock Holmes and her stalwart companion Doctor Dorothy Watson. This clever reimagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic characters pits its heroes not only against cunning criminal masterminds, but also against the rigid and restrictive rules of Victorian society and the roles in which it is bent on casting them.  

August: Osage County
By Tracy Letts
Pride

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning family drama centers around Violet, the pill-addicted and scathingly manipulative matriarch of the Westin family. When her husband disappears, the rest of the clan is brought together for an unexpected reunion where old wounds are reopened and buried secrets brought to light. By turns vicious, funny, harrowing, and heartbreaking, August: Osage County is an American classic in the making.  

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Miranda McGee as Tamora & Darnell Pierre Benjamin as Aaron in TITUS ANDRONICUS. Photo by Mikki Schaffner Photography.

William Shakespeare’s
Titus Andronicus
October 11 – November 2, 2019

This Halloween season, murder, mayhem, and mutilation abound, as Shakespeare’s bloodiest play descends on the CSC stage. Roman general Titus Andronicus returns victorious from 10 years of war, his archnemesis Tamora Queen of the Goths in tow and in chains. But when Rome’s rash and impetuous new Emperor decides not only to free her, but to marry her and make her his queen, she embarks upon a remorseless course of revenge. As she and Titus engage in an escalating cycle of violence and vengeance, the body count rises and Rome threatens to fall.      

William Shakespeare’s
The Merry Wives of Windsor
November 15 – December 7, 2019

The bawdy, bombastic, and chronically cash-poor Sir John Falstaff has been raising hell in the quiet town of Windsor. When his massive bar tab outstrips his meager means, he needs to raise some cash—and quick. He hatches a plan to seduce two of Windsor’s most wealthily married women, but when they catch wind of his salacious scheme, they turn the tables on their would-be wooer, joining forces to teach him a lesson he won’t soon forget. 

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)*
By Michael Carleton, James FitzGerald, and John K. Alvarez
December 13 – 29, 2019

CSC’s holiday smash hit Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) is back! What begins as another annual production of A Christmas Carol soon devolves into a slightly irreverent look at all of our favorite “beloved holiday classics,” including It’s a Wonderful Life, Frosty, Rudolph, Charlie Brown, and more! Three actors (with the help of Santa) send up everything from Dickens to Dr. Seuss in 90+ minutes of high-octane jollity and frivolity. 

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Sylvester Little, Jr. as Martin Luther King Jr. in ALL THE WAY. Photo by Mikki Schaffner Photography.

All the Way
By Robert Schenkkan
January 24 – February 15, 2020

1964. In the wake of an assassination that shook a nation to its core, a larger-than-life figure is propelled into the national spotlight. Faced with civil unrest at home and an unpopular war abroad, accidental president Lyndon B. Johnson struggles at the eleventh hour to get the hotly contested Civil Rights Act across the finish line, and to keep an already divided country from tearing itself apart. Don’t miss the professional regional premiere of this epic political thriller. 

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Caitlin McWethy as Elizabeth & Courtney Lucien as Jane in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. Photo by Mikki Schaffner Photography.

Pride and Prejudice
By Kate Hamill
adapted from the novel by Jane Austen
February 28 – March 28, 2020

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” One of the single most beloved stories of all time returns to the CSC stage in a fresh new adaptation which critics are calling “delightfully different,” “fizzy and festive,” and “unlike any adaptation of Jane Austen one has seen before.” Sweepingly romantic, with a good dose of the tongue-in-cheek, Pride and Prejudice follows the affaires de cœur of the witty and willful Elizabeth Bennet, as she finds that the path to true love can lead to the most unexpected of places. 

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Sara Clark as HAMLET. Photo by Mikki Schaffner Photography.

William Shakespeare’s
Hamlet
April 10 – May 9, 2020

The mysterious death of a king is followed by his brother’s unconventional ascension to the throne. The Queen’s bed casts young Hamlet, usurped heir to the crown, in the role of reluctant avenger. Incest and intrigue, murder and madness, triumph and treachery all combine to paint one of the most complex and compelling portraits in all of English literature. 

The Book of Will
By Lauren Gunderson
May 22 – June 14, 2020

This funny, irreverent, and irresistibly charming tale shows us just how close we came to losing the legacy of the most influential writer in Western civilization. Three years after the death of William Shakespeare, John Heminges and Henry Condell, former colleagues and friends of the Bard, contend with egotistical actors, bootleg knockoffs, and a ticking clock to ensure that the First Folio gets published, and that the works of William Shakespeare don’t end up on the trash heap of history. 

*Season Specials

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About Cincinnati Shakespeare Company:
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a professional theatre company dedicated to bringing Shakespeare and the classics to life for audiences of all ages.  In the summer of 2017, the theater relocated to the Otto M. Budig Theater, a brand new facility in OTR. CSC’s repertoire is made up of the works of William Shakespeare, literary adaptations, and contemporary classics.  CSC performs on a Small Professional Theatre contract with Actors’ Equity Association. Cincinnati Shakespeare is a member of the Theater Communications Group and the Shakespeare Theater Association.  Each year, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Education and Outreach Programs reach over 50,000 young people and underserved community members each season by taking Shakespeare into schools, parks, community centers and by hosting educational matinees of mainstage productions.  In 2015, CSC was proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to “Complete the Canon” by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. CSC is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible.  Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to be Cincinnati’s stage for the classics!

About The 2019-2020 Season:
This season is funded by ArtsWave and is generously sponsored by The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation.  Cincinnati Shakespeare Company receives operating support from The Ohio Arts Council, the Shubert Foundation and is supported.  The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program/organization with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. Production dates and information on the season are available online at www.cincyshakes.com.

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