2021-22 Tickets are now on sale!
  

 

 

Explore the 2021-22 Season

View our upcoming mainstage production season line-up, with shows in the Marx Theatre and the Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre!

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Updated Health & Safety Protocols

As we prepare to welcome audience back to the Playhouse in October, the safety and well-being of our patrons, artists and staff is our top priority. Visit our Health & Safety page to view our protocols. 

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Become a Subscriber

Subscription packages are now on sale for the 2021-22 season. Join us for all seven shows, choose your favorite theatre or mix and match! 

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Listen to a Pod Play

Listen to an audio play, outdoors, for free! Follow the story through locations in Cincinnati as the story unfolds!

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The feeling you get watching a live show is absolutely electric. And it will be back. Sign up for our email list to get all our updates, straight to your inbox.

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A New Stage

Directing the Future
We're building a new, state-of-the-art Mainstage Theatre Complex, featuring The Rouse Theatre, set to open Fall 2022. Learn more about this exciting project and how you can get involved today!

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Season FAQs

Our 2021-22 mainstage season has been announced! Please visit our FAQs page for more information and ticket holder options.

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Joanie Schultz Named Associate Artistic Director

We are pleased to announce that Joanie Schultz, a national arts leader and director of theatre and opera, will join the Playhouse as our new associate artistic director starting full-time in late November!

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

Learn more about our ongoing DEIA commitments and action items.

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Investing in New Stories

“When you have the resources to invest in new playwrights and new stories – and we do – then doing productions like this becomes your responsibility to the art form.” Read about our commissions and the Jerome Fey Endowment for New Plays.

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How You Can Help

Make An Impact

As a non-profit organization, ticket sales do not cover the costs of our productions and mission-driven work. Generous donations from people like you help build sets, purchase props, bring top talent to Cincinnati, and bring theatre to kids and community centers across the Tristate.

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Help us Build a New Theatre

We're building a new, state-of-the-art Mainstage Theatre Complex, featuring The Rouse Theatre, set to open Fall 2022. Learn more about this exciting project and how you can get involved today!

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Join Leading Ladies

Leading Ladies is returning to in-person events next season! Get a backstage pass to exclusive and exciting "girls' night out" events; meet incredible professionals in the theatre; and so much more!

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Photos of the cast of A Christmas Carol, the cast of Native Gardens, the cast of The Revolutionists and the cast of Million Dollar Quartet by Mikki Schaffner. Promotional photos by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates. Renderings of The Rouse Theatre by BHDP.