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September 26, 2021

Family Performances are Back!

It's the moment we've all been waiting for - live theatre!

Productions have found ways to bring back live performances safely this year, and there are lots of family-friendly shows to look forward to in the upcoming season! Here is our full roundup of our favorite live plays and musicals heading to Cincinnati for the 21/22 season! 

(Due to COVID-19, check websites for more information as these schedules are subject to change). 

A Christmas Carol; Nov. 24 – Dec. 30
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Marx Theatre
cincyplay.com

The Nutcracker; Dec. 16 – 26
Cincinnati Ballet
Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Oh
cballet.org

Disney’s Descendents
** Postponed until the 22/23 season! **
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
The Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St., Cincinnati, Oh
thechildrenstheatre.com

Elf The Musical Jr.
Dec. 4 – 13
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
The Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St., Cincinnati, Oh
thechildrenstheatre.com

The Nutcracker
Nov. 27, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Clifton Cultural Arts Center
E. T. Carson Lodge, 218 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, Oh
cliftonculturalarts.org

Wicked (ages 8 and older)
Nov. 17 – Dec. 5
Broadway in Cincinnati
Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Oh
cincinnati.broadway.com

Hairspray (ages 8 and older)
Jan. 4 – 9, 2022
Broadway in Cincinnati
Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Oh
cincinnati.broadway.com

Disney’s Frozen (ages 8 and older)
April 20 – May 1, 2022
Broadway in Cincinnati
Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Oh
cincinnati.broadway.com

Snow White Family Series
April 7 – 10, 2022
Cincinnati Ballet
Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Oh
cballet.org

Learn more about what the arts are doing and more here!

About the Author

Amanda Hayward

Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, a military wife and mom of three. If she's not writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.