The cast of Pride and Prejudice, 2014. Photo by Sandy Underwood.

setting the vision

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is a professional regional theatre committed to producing and presenting for diverse audiences the broadest range of theatre in an inviting theatrical environment. Our mission is accomplished through works of the highest caliber produced on stage in a fiscally responsible manner and through stimulating educational and outreach programs.

Blake Robison

Blake Robison is in his third season as artistic director of the Playhouse where he oversees artistic and educational programming while serving as co-CEO of the organization. He directed the Playhouse productions of Pride and Prejudice, 4000 Miles, The Three Musketeers, Abigail/1702 and The Book Club Play. This season, he will direct Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical and Peter and the Starcatcher.

Buzz Ward

Buzz Ward, executive director at the Playhouse since 1992, became managing director in July 2012. As co-CEO, he oversees all aspects of the administrative, financial and production support operations of the theatre, generating financial surpluses yearly.

Learn more about the playhouse

Staff Contacts
Read about the Playhouse family.

Playhouse History
Our story began with the dream of a college student.

Production History
See a list of Playhouse productions.

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