Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
719 Race Street
513-381-2273

Mission:

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages.

Vision:

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will become a world-class Shakespeare institution, serving as the arts destination for the region with a commitment to the artists, audiences, schools, and communities of Cincinnati.


Upcoming Events at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Show - August: Osage County

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Otto M. Budig Theater
Cincinnati, OH
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Show - August: Osage County

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Otto M. Budig Theater
Cincinnati, OH
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Show - August: Osage County

Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 at 2:00pm
The Otto M. Budig Theater
Cincinnati, OH
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Show - August: Osage County

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Otto M. Budig Theater
Cincinnati, OH
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Show - August: Osage County

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Otto M. Budig Theater
Cincinnati, OH
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Show - August: Osage County

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 2:00pm
The Otto M. Budig Theater
Cincinnati, OH
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Show - August: Osage County

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Otto M. Budig Theater
Cincinnati, OH
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Recent News

Romeo And Juliet

One of the most beloved romantic tragedies in Shakespeare’s canon, Romeo and Juliet is the tale of the bard’s star - crossed lovers. Romeo and Juliet fall instantly in love, only to discover that they come from feuding families. In…

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The Merry Wives Of Windsor

The Merry Wives Of Windsorby William Shakespeare How do you con a conman You beat him at his own game, of course That’s the lesson learned by Shakespeare’s legendary comedic cad, Sir John Falstaff, as he tries to remedy his financial…

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Performance - Every Christmas Story Ever Told

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, CSC’s holiday smash hit Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) is back! What begins as another annual production of A Christmas Carol, soon devolves into a slightly irreverent look at all of our favorite…

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Performance - Henry VI

Shakespeare’s Game of Thrones continues with this first installment of the Henry VI trilogy. King Henry V, one of England’s most beloved monarchs, brought unity and peace to his fractious country and victory over the rival nation of France. But…

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Show - Emma

Jane Austen’s sparkling wit returns to CSC’s stage! Amateur matchmaker Emma Wodehouse has a penchant for meddling in the love lives of others. Her latest mission is to find a promising prospect for her less than promising friend Harriet. But…

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Show - Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar is brilliant general, a cunning politician, and the most beloved leader Rome has ever known; but when his ambition threatens to topple the Republic, a small conspiracy of Roman patriots take matters into their own hands. When they…

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Show - Antony And Cleopatra

Part two of CSC’s special theatrical event, Antony and Cleopatra is the rarely-staged epic sequel to Julius Caesar. The victors of Rome’s civil war have divided the Empire amongst themselves, and Marc Antony has traveled to exotic Egypt to take…

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Performance - As You Like It

By William Shakespeare Banished to the Forest of Arden with only her cousin and a fool for company, the clever Rosalind dresses as a man for protection. Once in the woods, she is shocked to discover the trees are covered with love poems written to…

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Performance - Henry V

By William Shakespeare The prodigal Prince Hal has cast off the unruly ways and unruly companions of his youth, and has ascended to the throne of England. But the civil wars that allowed his father, Henry IV, to ascend to the throne, have taken…

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Performance - Little Women

By Louisa May Alcott  Adapted for the stage by Emma Reeves Louisa May Alcott’s treasured classic, Little Women tells the enduring story of the March family – a lively, American household living in refined poverty.  With her husband away in the…

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Performance - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess WinfieldWhat better way to celebrate the completion of the entire Shakespeare canon than by doing it all over again – in one evening! The Complete Works…

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Performance - The Birds

By Conor McPherson from the short story by Daphne du MaurierThe classic Hitchcock thriller that’s been terrifying audiences for generations is winging its way toward Cincinnati for Halloween.  For reasons unknown, the birds have turned…

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Performance - The Comedy of Errors

By William ShakespeareDouble the antics! Double the hijinks! Double the twins! That’s right, Shakespeare’s earliest and wackiest comedy features not one, but TWO sets of identical twins, leading to twice the confusion, and twice the fun.…

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Performance - The Great Gatsby

By F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Simon LevyIt is the height of prohibition and young Nick Carraway has taken up residence in Long Island’s “West Egg”, home to the nouveau riche. He is soon befriended by his…

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Performance - Titus Andronicus

BY William ShakespeareDirector: Jeremy DubinFeaturing: Nick Rose, Darnell Benjamin, Miranda McGee and Maggie Lou RaderOne of the bloodiest plays in the canon, Titus Andronicus is full to the brim with revenge, murder, betrayal and crimes most…

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Performance - Romeo and Juliet

BY William ShakespeareDirector: Brian Isaac PhillipsFeaturing: Sara Clark, Sherman Fracher, Annie Fitzpatrick and Billy ChaceProduction Sponsor: Rippe and KingstonOne of the most beloved romantic tragedies in Shakespeare’s canon, Romeo and Juliet…

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Performance - Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Adaptation by Christopher SergelDirector: Sara ClarkFeaturing: Bruce Cromer, Darnell Benjamin, Ken Early and Torie WigginsProduction Design Sponsor: Taft Stettinius and HollisterIn 1932 Alabama, Atticus Finch challenges the conscience of a town…

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Performance - The Merchant of Venice

By William ShakespearePassion, betrayal, and a bargain with a terrible price. In one of the Bard's most controversial and thrilling plays, Antonio covers a debt for his friend Bassanio, from the complicated and persecuted Shylock—who has much…

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Performance - The Hound of the Baskervilles

By Sir Arthur Conan DoyleAdaptation by Steve CannyDirector: Brian Isaac PhillipsFeaturing: Jeremy Dubin, Nick Rose and Brent VimtrupProduction Design Sponsor: Johnson Investment CounselThe legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr.…

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Performance - Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess WinfieldFeaturing:  Billy Chace, Travis McElroy and Nick Rose!It features three actors on a mission: to bring the entirety of Shakespeare’s canon to the…

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