Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has much to offer in the upcoming 2023 – 24 season, kicking off this month.
The big news is the all-new production of A Christmas Carol, designed for the new mainstage theater complex, Moe and Jack’s Place — The Rouse Theatre. The beloved holiday tradition will run November 24 – December 30 with an all-new set, costumes and lighting. The show also includes a new actor in the lead role of Ebenezer Scrooge with the retirement of Bruce Cromer. Andrew May will take the helm (most recently seen in the theatre’s production of Murder on the Orient Express). This year’s production of A Christmas Carol is getting a new adaptation by Osborn Family Producing Artistic Director Blake Robinson who also will direct. For tickets, visit cincyplay.com or call 513-421-3888 (box office hours are Mon – Fri, 12 – 5 p.m.).
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Rouse Theatre Season
Aug. 26 – Oct. 1
Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash
Celebrate the music of Johnny Cash in this toe-tapping, soul-stirring musical biography.
Oct. 14 – Nov. 5
A crew of people recently released from prison find purpose in the art of sandwich making in this witty and inspiring dramedy.
Nov. 24 – Dec. 30
A Christmas Carol
The holiday story unfolds with a brand-new production specially designed for Moe and Jack’s Place – The Rouse Theatre.
Feb. 3 – March 3, 2024
With humor and thrills, this theatrical world premiere will breathe life into the most famous vampire story of all time.
April 13 – May 12, 2024
The adaptation of Chaim Potok’s classic novel is an exploration of Jewish culture and the human ability to reach out across differences.
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre
Sept. 16 – Oct. 22
A love story about two children of U.S. immigrants fighting to find their place in the world.
Nov. 3 – Dec. 17
Late Night Catechism
A playful send-up of Catholic culture, the audience becomes Sister’s class in this piece of interactive theatre.
March 2 – April 7, 2024
Three generations of black women gather to cook as closely held details of their lives rise slowly to the surface.
April 27 – June 2, 2024
A love story about two, new Americans reinvents the romantic comedy genre.
The Playhouse is supported by the generosity of almost 40,000 contributors to ArtsWave Community campaign. The Ohio Arts Council helps fund the Playhouse with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Playhouse also receives funding from the Shubert Foundation.