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First Financial Bank presents

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Directed by Blake Robison
Dec. 1 Dec. 27, 2020
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.

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The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati presents

BECOMING DR. RUTH

By Mark St. Germain
Directed by Holly Twyford

Jan. 9 – March 7, 2021
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
Directed by Nicole A. Watson

Jan. 16 – Feb. 14, 2021
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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Leading Ladies presents

STEEL MAGNOLIAS

By Robert Harling
Directed by Laura Gordon
Feb. 27 – March 28, 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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LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL

By Lanie Robertson
Directed by Kenneth Roberson

March 20 – May 16, 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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Moe & Jack Rouse and Randolph Wadsworth present

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY

By Jocelyn Bioh
Directed by Candis C. Jones
April 10 – May 9, 2021

Marx Theatre

Fearlessly funny.
This biting comedy explores the universal challenges of teenage girlhood and all the drama that comes with it.

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Agatha Christie's

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Risa Brainin
May 22 – June 20, 2021
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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Johnson Investment Counsel and Clark Schaefer Hackett present

INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

By Katie Forgette
May 29 – July 25, 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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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.