Add a little drama to your event!

From business meetings and corporate luncheons to summer weddings and private parties, the Playhouse can accommodate you like no other space can, offering:

• Dining space for groups of 10 to 80
• Reception space for groups of 20 to 100
• Free parking during non-performance dates/hours

• Free wireless throughout the building
• Low-cost audio-visual equipment rentals
• Full bar service
• Coordination of catering and special table or linen orders
• Beautiful Eden Park setting with a breathtaking view of the Cincinnati skyline

Scroll below to see videos, photos and detailed information about each of our rental spaces. For more information or to schedule your meeting or event, contact our Audience Engagement Manager Piper N. Davis at 513-977-2002 or


Please Note: From September to June, Playhouse spaces are generally only available during daytime hours and Monday evenings due to our performance schedule. Rental prices are based on a maximum eight-hour rental (including set-up) and don't include costs associated with food, beverages or audio-visual equipment. Room combination rates are available. Nonprofit organizations receive a 10 percent discount. Prices subject to change. Capacities may vary depending on room set-up.






Spaces and Prices


Capacity: 28 (Meeting); 40 (Reception)
Price: $400

The Room With a View gets its name from its breathtaking panorama of the Cincinnati skyline. The space is perfect for intimate meetings or pre-show receptions.


Capacity: 125 (Meeting); 285 (Reception)
Price: $850

The Rosenthal Plaza is the Playhouse's largest public space and features the theatre's main bar, restrooms and a small stage area.


Capacity: 45 (Meeting); 90 (Reception)
Price: $500

The Corbett Rehearsal Hall offers maximum flexibility as a blank canvas for your next meeting.


Capacity: 50 (Meeting); 70 (Reception)
Price: $650

The Kaplan Lobby is adjacent to the Thompson Shelterhouse. Among its unique features is its theatre mural, created for the Playhouse by renowned artist C.F. Payne.


Capacity: 20 (Meeting/Reception)
Price: $125

Tucked behind the Kaplan Lobby, the Kaplan Alcove is a charming option for smaller, private events.


Capacity: 30 (Meeting); 50 (Reception)
Price: $250

As its name suggests, the Overlook Mezzanine overlooks the Playhouse's Marx Theatre lobby and Rosenthal Plaza. The space is easily sectioned off for intimate meetings or pre-show receptions.


Capacity: 626 (Meeting)
Price: $1,200 (additional costs may be incurred based on your needs when renting the Marx Theatre)

The Marx Theatre is the larger of the Playhouse's two performing spaces. 

Note: Due to the Playhouse's own calendar of performances, the Marx Theatre has limited to no availability.


Capacity: 225 (Meeting)
Price: $900 (additional costs may be incurred based on your needs when renting the Shelterhouse)

The Thompson Shelterhouse is the original home of the Cincinnati Playhouse and the smaller of our two performing spaces.

Note: Due to the Playhouse's own calendar of performances, the Rosenthal Shelterhouse has very limited availability.