A Christmas Carol Cancelled Mainstage Season Postponed to Fall 2021 Special Events Announced
The one-actor version of A Christmas Carol is cancelled, and the mainstage subscription season is postponed until Fall of 2021 with some of the shows expected to return. We will present a series of special
events on selected weekends with socially distanced seating in the Marx Theatre, as well as our Off the Grid Series and educational programming. Visit the FAQs page to read more about this update, and visit our Shows and Events page to see what's in store.
First Financial Bank presents
A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens Directed by Blake Robison Marx Theatre
An imaginative take on a magical favorite. In an intimate tour de force, one actor takes the stage to tell the story of Ebenezer Scrooge.
The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati presents
BECOMING DR. RUTH
By Mark St. Germain Directed by Holly Twyford 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.
THE WEST END
By Keith Josef Adkins Directed by Nicole A. Watson 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.
Leading Ladies presents
By Robert Harling Directed by Laura Gordon
Visit Truvy’s Salon! With beloved characters, heartwarming dialogue and snappy repartee, Steel Magnolias revels in the power and grace of female friendship.
LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL
By Lanie Robertson Directed by Kenneth Roberson 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.
Moe & Jack Rouse and Randolph Wadsworth present
SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
By Jocelyn Bioh
Directed by Candis C. Jones
Fearlessly funny. This biting comedy explores the universal challenges of teenage girlhood and all the drama that comes with it.
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig Directed by Risa Brainin Marx Theatre
Whodunit? Detective Hercule Poirot is determined to find out in this masterpiece from the world’s most popular mystery writer.
Johnson Investment Counsel and Clark Schaefer Hackett present
INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP
By Katie Forgette 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.
MARX SEASON SPONSOR
ROSENTHAL SHELTERHOUSE SEASON SPONSOR
MARX SEASON DESIGN SPONSOR
SEASON SPONSOR OF NEW WORK
Naomi Jacobson as Dr. Ruth Westheimer in Becoming Dr. Ruth at Theater J; Photo by Teresa Wood. All other promotional photos by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.