Nestled on a hill and commanding a superb view of downtown Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has been offering audiences the finest in professional theatre for more than 50 years. Nationally known for its excellence and commitment to new works and as an artistic home for America's best actors, directors and designers, the Playhouse always keeps its primary role at center stage — to serve the Tristate by producing the finest in classic and contemporary works: musicals, dramas, comedies and recent hits. Simply put, the Playhouse strives to celebrate the live theatrical experience in superlative fashion, in a setting that is second to none.
By George Brant Directed by Neil Pepe Celebrated for her fierce guitar playing and swinging gospel music, singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe became a veritable legend. Throughout the 1930s and '40s, Sister Rosetta performed gospel in the morning and swin…Read More »
By Deborah Zoe Laufer Two lost souls come together under most unusual circumstances in this deeply insightful and charmingly funny world premiere. Surrounded by painfully cheerful co-workers, Bari is deeply cynical and woefully underemployed working…Read More »
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux The electrifying Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet brings you inside the recording studio to relive the evening of December 4, 1956. In an extraordinary twist of fate, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewi…Read More »
By Simon StephensAdapted from the novel by Mark HaddonDirected by Marcia Milgrom DodgeWinner of five Tony Awards, this Broadway smash hit puts you inside the brilliant mind of a boy who sees the world as most of us can only imagine. Fifteen-year-old …Read More »
Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom StoppardAdapted for the stage by Lee HallDirected by Blake RobisonThe beloved, Oscar-winning film comes to life on stage in an extravagant production thatâ€™s both wildly funny and irresistibly romantic.…Read More »
By Kim Rosenstockâ€œThis is the story of how I stopped being a total disaster,â€ announces the heroine of this darkly funny and moving new comedy. Having recently earned her masterâ€™s degree, Sherry Wickman finds herself still living at home with a…Read More »
By Keith GloverMusic & Lyrics by Keb' Mo', Keith Glover and Anderson EdwardsThe Playhouseâ€™s biggest musical hit of the last 20 years returns! Once upon a time, a mysterious, blues-playing stranger named Marvell Thunder arrives at the door of th…Read More »