Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park goes off the grid this season to bring you interactive, creative experiences created for you, by you and with you. Follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date about Off the Grid.



Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway:
Thursday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m.
The Video Archive
965 E McMillan St.

The Princess Bride: Brew & View
Thursday, March 15 at 8 p.m.
The Video Archive
965 E McMillan St.

Step into character and tap into those drama classes from high school, or simply make it up as you go. More of a spectator than a thespian? Just grab a drink and enjoy the show.


Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m.
The Puzzle Crawl
Various Bars Across Mt. Adams

You and your team will gather with your competitors at a secret rendezvous point. At the designated start time, you’ll solve a Puzzle that will lead you to the next stop on the Crawl. Then you'll travel from bar to bar solving puzzles, fulfilling quests, and enjoying some delightful drink specials along the way.


Thursday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St.

Step onto the board and play a life-size game that will challenge your creativity and ignite your imagination for a crazy good time.

Past Events


Thursday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m.
Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Dr.

Explore one of the country’s most haunted museums this fall. Take a ghost tour and hear stories of hauntings in the galleries in partnership with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Off the Grid program! Cash bar and appetizers available. Free admission. RSVP required. Limited space.


#SelfiethePlay is a Real World-style interactive reality theatre experience following six young professionals as they attempt to adult in Cincinnati. Be part of the action as our camera crew records their drama live at Mt. Adams Pavilion. To learn more about this project from our 2016-17 season, visit the #SelfieThePlay website.

Off the Grid Bar Series

So This One Time: Story Slam
We give you a microphone. You tell your true story in five minutes or less. Mic drops optional.

Battle Ground: Lip Sync Contest
Contestants will lip sync for their lives in a competition in which the crowd determines the champion.

Live Action!: Role Play Your Favorite Sci-Fi Shows
We’re bringing your favorite TV shows to life, complete with audience participation. Relive iconic episodes from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dr. Who, Star Trek, Firefly and Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. Costumes encouraged.


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