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Acting & Theater

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Thursday, March 30

Cold Spring Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Cold Spring

Today, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presents the classic tale of overcoming adversity and accepting our differences: The Ugly Duckling. Grades 1-5. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Corbett Theater, College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati

Set in the aftermath of the Trojan War, Mozart’s opera seria weaves a tale of gods and monsters, unrequited love and selfless heroism. During his journey back to Greece, King Idomeneo pledges to sacrifice the first mortal he finds to Neptune in exchange for a safe journey home, but he struggles to find another way… Read more »

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: Teens

Friday, March 31

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Fun is contagious when you clap, jump, dance, and sneeze — yes, sneeze! — with this award-winning performance.  

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, April 1

Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues its Off the Hill series with this two-actor production that takes audiences to a land of talking animals and eternal winter under the spell of the White Witch. Can Lucy and her siblings break the spell and will good triumph over evil? Multiple locations throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern… Read more »

$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Lakeside Presbyterian Church, Lakeside Park

The violin, French horn, and piano join with friends from Madcap Puppets to tell the story of Little Red Riding Hood through the music of Brahms.  

$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Music Ages: All ages

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Taft Theatre, Cincinnati

This is some serious monkey business! The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presents this wild adventure featuring Tarzan as he struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

The Carnegie, Covington

Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ‘em? Join these fairytale princesses for an evening of irreverent humor and satirical snipes as they toss the tiaras and start getting real about happily ever after in this not-for-kiddies cabaret.  Performances run through April 9, please see web site for complete details.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: Parents Only

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Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati

Two destitute Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves performing “Scenes from Shakespeare” on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady is about to leave her fortune to her long-lost English nephews, they impersonate her relatives and scheme to get the cash. But then they… Read more »

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: Parents Only, Teens

Tuesday, April 4

Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati

Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, this is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.  Performances run April 4 – 16, please see web site for complete schedule.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Wednesday, April 5

Springfield Township Community Arts Center, Cincinnati

Acting coach Nancy Pushkar will lead teens through half-hour increments of monologue acting, scene reading, and improvisation. Teens are motivated to consider each other in their surroundings as well as act with confidence.

RSVP $$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: Teens

Thursday, April 6

Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, Cincinnati

A psychiatrist is confronted by Alan, a young boy referred to him for the crime of blinding six horses with an ice pick, a mystery to his parents as the boy loves horses. But the doctor soon uncovers what stirred the violent act in this production best suited for adult audiences.  Performances run April 6… Read more »

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only

Friday, April 7

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Mason Middle School Theater, Mason

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his many-colored coat comes to life in this musical parable from Acting Up. A favorite son is blessed with prophetic dreams, but when he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, he endures a series of challenges to his spirit over which he must triumph.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Saturday, April 8

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The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati

RSVP to check out a sample class at TCT Academy! Ages 6 – 14 can explore Improv, Broadway Dance, Stage Makeup and more, while little thespians will enjoy Creative Toddling classes.

RSVP Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Sunday, April 9

Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati

Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, we tell the story of a down-trodden duckling who believes he is ugly and worthless because of his distinct appearance. Through his family and friends, he realizes his self-worth as he transforms into a beautiful swan. This timeless story offers a wonderful lesson in overcoming adversity and accepting… Read more »

$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Sunday, April 16

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Celebrate Easter with an “egg”-cellent Funday!  Decorate an egg to take home, find eggs on the front lawn, and learn how to create stories from art at the Art Cart.  At 2 p.m., enjoy a performance of The Ugly Duckling from TCT on Tour (best for grades K – 5).  Then meet rabbits from Sunrock… Read more »

Categories: Acting & Theater, Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Friday, April 21

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The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati

It’s a timeless tale and a wonderful lesson.  The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati will present the story based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale of a duckling who believes his appearance makes him worthless, until he transforms and realizes his value with help from family and friends.  

$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Wednesday, April 26

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati

Enjoy a wonderful theatrical presentation of “My Fair Lady” to benefit the life-affirming ministry of Pregnancy Center West.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Fundraisers Ages: All ages

Thursday, April 27

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati

Enjoy the story of Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl who is transformed into a proper lady in this take on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion that features all of the greatest songs from the Broadway musical.  Performances run through May 21, please see web site for complete schedule.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Friday, April 28

The Grove Banquet and Event Center, Cincinnati

ArtsConnect presents this production from Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park for ages 11 and older.  In Narnia, land of eternal winter, the White Witch holds power over all, until a little girl named Lucy enters the magical land through an enchanted wardrobe and changes it all in a story of good triumphing over evil.  Stick… Read more »

Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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The Performing Arts Academy, Middletown

Grades 5 – 12 and their grown-ups will appreciate the tale of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as King. Colorful characters and favorite songs are woven throughout this fun production.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages