Get into the arts! Here are upcoming season lineups from The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Ballet and others.
Presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR (Oct. 17 – 19 and 25); The Snow Queen, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale (Dec. 5 – 7 and 13); School House Rock Live JR, which follows a nervous school teacher on his first day (Feb. 13 – 15 and 21); and Disney’s Aladdin JR (April 10 – 12 and 18). Visit thechildrenstheatre.com for tickets.
Presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast this fall (Sept. 19 – 21), featuring a cast of volunteer youth performers. Visit actingup.com for tickets and performance info.
Offers several family-friendly shows, including Peter Pan (Nov. 7 – 9); Frisch’s Presents The Nutcracker (Dec. 19 – 27); ALICE (In Wonderland) (Feb. 13 – 15); and the popular one-day performance of Ballet Toybox (March 22). Visit cballet.org for ticket and subscription information.
Offers three Lollipops Concerts this season: Turkeys, Tunes + Tomfoolery on Nov. 22, Carnival of the Animals on Jan. 31, and Cincy Kids: In Concert on Feb. 28, featuring local talents. All concerts begin at 10:30 a.m., but arrive an hour early for pre-concert fun. Single tickets go on sale Aug. 8, visit cincinnatisymphony.org.
Located at 4990 Glenway Ave.: Kicks off its Saturday Children’s Series next month. Check out ArtReach Touring Productions on Sept. 13; Madcap Puppets on Oct. 25; Tom Sparough the Space Painter on Nov. 15; the Frisch Marionettes on March 14; and Cincinnati Zoo’s Wings of Wonder Bird Show on April 4. Tickets are $6 each or $25 for all five shows. The main series will offer everything from A Streetcar Named Desire to The Sound of Music. Call 513-241-6550 or visit cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
Located at 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington: Begins its Theatre Series with Sweeney Todd (Aug. 8 – 23), followed by Driving Miss Daisy (Nov. 1 – 16), West Side Story (Jan. 9 – 18) and finishing with The Underpants (April 10 – 26). Visit thecarnegie.com for tickets and details on their Carnegie in Concert series.
The PNC Family Series
Takes place at the Victoria Theatre (138 North Main St., Dayton) offers a series for kids starting in early November with Imaginocean (Nov. 1); The Velveteen Rabbit (Dec. 6); Big Bang Boom (Jan. 24); Pinakalicious (Feb. 21); Dinosaur Train Live (March 28); and The Adventures of Robin Hood (May 2). Visit victoriatheatre.com for a complete schedule and for ticket info.