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Meetings & Receptions+Bob Walton and Pamela Bob in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, 2008. Photo by Sandy Underwood.
Add a little drama to your event
From business meetings and corporate luncheons to summer weddings and private parties, the Playhouse can accommodate you like no other space can. The comfort and accessibility of our unique spaces, combined with our beautiful park setting and breathtaking view of the Cincinnati skyline, provide a one-of-a-kind atmosphere.
The Playhouse has dining space for groups of 10 to 80 and reception space for groups of 20 to 285. In addition, the Playhouse offers:
• Free parking during non-performance dates/hours
• Free wireless throughout the building
• Low-cost audio-visual equipment rentals
• Full bar service
• Coordination of catering and special table or linen orders
For more information or to schedule your meeting or event, send an Event Request or call our Sales Office.
Spaces and PricesRoom With a View
The Room With a View gets its name from its breathtaking panorama of the Cincinnati skyline. The space is perfect for intimate meetings or pre-show receptions.
Maximum Capacity: 28 (Meeting); 40 (Reception)
Price: $400Kaplan Lobby
The Kaplan Lobby is adjacent to the Thompson Shelterhouse. Among its unique features is its theatre mural, created for the Playhouse by renowned artist C.F. Payne.
Maximum Capacity: 50 (Meeting); 70 (Reception)
Price: $650Kaplan Alcove
Tucked behind the Kaplan Lobby, the Kaplan Alcove is a charming option for smaller, private events.
Maximum Capacity: 20 (Meeting/Reception)
Price: $125Rosenthal Plaza
The Rosenthal Plaza is the Playhouse's largest public space and features the theatre's main bar, restrooms and a small stage area.
Maximum Capacity: 125 (Meeting); 285 (Reception)
Price: $850Overlook Mezzanine
As its name suggests, the Overlook Mezzanine overlooks the Playhouse's Marx Theatre lobby and Rosenthal Plaza. The space is easily sectioned off for intimate meetings or pre-show receptions.
Maximum Capacity: 30 (Meeting); 50 (Reception)
Price: $250Corbett Rehearsal Hall
The Corbett Rehearsal Hall offers maximum flexibility as a blank canvas for your next meeting.
Maximum Capacity: 45 (Meeting); 90 (Reception)
Price: $500Marx Theatre
The Marx Theatre is the larger of the Playhouse's two performing spaces. Note: Due to the Playhouse's own calendar of performances, the Marx Theatre has very limited availability.
Maximum Capacity: 626 (Meeting)
Price: $1,200 (additional costs may be incurred based on your needs when renting the Marx Theatre)Thompson Shelterhouse
The Thompson Shelterhouse is the original home of the Cincinnati Playhouse and the smaller of our two performing spaces. Note: Due to the Playhouse's own calendar of performances, the Thompson Shelterhouse has very limited availability.
Maximum Capacity: 225 (Meeting)
Price: $900 (additional costs may be incurred based on your needs when renting the Thompson Shelterhouse)
Please Note: From September to June, Playhouse spaces are generally only available during daytime hours and Monday evenings due to our performance schedule. Rental prices are based on a maximum eight-hour rental (including set-up) and don't include costs associated with food, beverages or audio-visual equipment. Room combination rates are available. Nonprofit organizations receive a 10 percent discount. Prices subject to change. Capacities may vary depending on room set-up.
CONTACT THE SALES OFFICE513-977-2002
HOURSMonday – Friday, 9 a.m – 5 p.m.
CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE513-421-3888
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STANDARD SEASON HOURSMonday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
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