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.

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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

STEEL MAGNOLIAS

By Robert Harling
Directed by Laura Gordon

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.

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

Marx Theatre

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

Agatha Christie's

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.

  


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.