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Murder on the Orient Express and Becoming Dr. Ruth have been moved from the 2019-20 season to the start of the 2020-21 season. For more information about this change, visit our Health & Safety page. Please note: Production dates are subject to change.

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NEW!
Agatha Christie's

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig
Aug. 29 - Oct. 4, 2020
Marx Theatre

Whodunit?
Detective Hercule Poirot is determined to find out in this masterpiece from the world’s most popular mystery writer.

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NEW!
The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati presents

BECOMING DR. RUTH

By Mark St. Germain
Sept. 12 – Oct. 25, 2020
Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre

A one-woman show.
This heartwarming portrait is a humorous and illuminating one-woman show about America’s favorite sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

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THE WEST END

By Keith Josef Adkins
Oct. 17 – Nov. 14, 2020
Marx Theatre

An authentically Cincinnati story.
Set in 1941 in Cincinnati’s West End, this world premiere drama shines a light on a transformative chapter of local history.

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INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

By Katie Forgette
Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021
Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre

A new comedy!
It’s 1973, and the Irish-Catholic O’Shea family muddles through a series of hilarious mishaps that jeopardizes their reputation — and their souls.

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First Financial Bank presents

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Howard Dallin
Nov. 25 Dec. 27, 2020
Marx Theatre

A holiday family favorite!
This joyous, time-honored production returns for its 30th anniversary season with a cast of nearly 30 actors, elaborate costumes and thrilling special effects.

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Moe & Jack Rouse and Randolph Wadsworth present

PRESSURE

By David Haig
Jan. 23 – Feb. 20, 2021
Marx Theatre

D-Day. June 1944.
In this gripping true story, a Scottish meteorologist advises General Eisenhower on the forecast for the biggest military invasion ever known.

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LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL

By Lanie Robertson
Jan. 16 – March 7, 2021
Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre

A captivating play with music.
Featuring over a dozen jazz standards, Billie Holiday tells the story of her life through music with honesty and a touch of salty humor.

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Leading Ladies presents

STEEL MAGNOLIAS

By Roger Harling
March 6 – April 3, 2021
Marx Theatre

Visit Truvy’s Salon!
With beloved characters, heartwarming dialogue and snappy repartee, Steel Magnolias revels in the power and grace of female friendship.

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TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Based on the Book by Cheryl Strayed
Adapted for the Stage by Nia Vardalos

March 20 – April 25, 2021
Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre

A poignant adaptation.
Based on Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling book, Tiny Beautiful Things offers uplifting and empathetic insight with profound honesty and light humor.

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Ken Ludwig’s

MORIARTY: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY

April 17 – May 16, 2021
Marx Theatre

The game's afoot!
Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and Irene Adler return in a world premiere mystery about the phenomenally brilliant and terrifying Professor James Moriarty.

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Johnson Investment Counsel and
Clark Schaefer Hackett present

TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL

Based on the life of Rosemary Clooney
By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman

May 8 – June 27, 2021
Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre

Back by popular demand!
Rosemary Clooney’s story comes home in this exhilarating and inspiring musical biography.

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Promotional photos by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates. Photo of the 2019 cast of A Christmas Carol by Mikki Schaffner. Susan Haefner in the 2014-15 production of Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical. Photo by Sandy Underwood.