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Fly By Night

conceived by Kim Rosenstock
by Kim Rosenstock, Will Connolly, & Michael Mitnick

September 1–29, 2018

An enchanting, darkly comic rock-fable musical.

A gypsy prophecy propels melancholy sandwich-maker Harold and two bewitching sisters through a star-crossed journey of love and connection. Featuring a catchy score and inventive story-telling, this sweeping ode to young love culminates during the Northeast blackout of 1965 and is a tale about finding light in a world beset by darkness.

Approximate running time: 2 hours, 45 minutes, including one intermission

Content advisory: Contains mild adult themes and may not be suitable for young audiences.


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"EXCELLENT production! Saw it last night and was very impressed...Cincinnati needs to see this production!" —George E, via Facebook

"This was WONDERFUL! GO SEE IT!" —Kathryn E, via Facebook

"GREAT SHOW." —@faye6800, via Instagram

"I loved this show. FANTASTIC singing, acting and story!" —Jacques E, via Facebook

"Perhaps one of my favorite shows—EVER—at ETC!" —Jay S, via Facebook

"Clever story and unbelievably talented cast. LOVED IT." 
—Carolyn H, via Facebook


"If you’re a straight-up romantic who believes in fate and destiny, 
I suspect YOU'LL LOVE THIS SHOW," —Cincinnati CityBeat

—Broadway World Cincinnati

"A SPLENDID PRODUCTION...much to admire." —Talkin' Broadway

"SUBLIME...DEEPLY SATISFYING...Everything about this generous-spirited production feels right." —Tony Dallas theatre blog
"There's A LOT TO LOVE about [ETC’s] season this year, starting with" Fly By Night. —The Sappy Critic theatre blog


Alice in Wonderland

book by Joseph McDonough | music & lyrics by David Kisor

November 28–December 30, 2018

Ain't no party like a Wonderland tea party...

Join the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party!  Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by creative team Joseph McDonough and David Kisor and featuring an updated score and exuberant colorful costumes, this beloved musical will delight audiences of all ages this holiday season.

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This production is suitable for all audiences.

Approximate running time is 1 hour, 45 minutes including one intermission.  


"Not only enormous fun, but it is also [two hours well spent]." —Cincinnati Enquirer

"As expected, the production is undeniably whimsical and grand experience." —CityBeat

"'Tis the season for quality time, and this show is perfect for people of all ages...audiences can rest assured that it will be a wonderful hour and forty minutes in Wonderland." —


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"My 9 year daughter, two of her friends and myself all absolutely loved it! They were talking about it the whole way home lol." —Jacques P., via Facebook

"Saw this yesterday with my 6- and 8-year old. Amazing!!! Definitely recommend." —Kathleen O., via Facebook

"It's added to my must-see shows of the season! —K.A. S., via Facebook

"A total delight!" —Francine H., via Facebook

"We very much enjoyed the performance. From my 91-year-old mother to my 10-year-old granddaughter. 4 generations were there enjoying [the show]." —Pam D., via Facebook




by David Lindsay-Abaire

January 19–February 16, 2019

A deliciously inappropriate comedy of daring one-upmanship!

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate at Bristol Senior Living Facility, so when cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with happy-go-lucky Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman … by any means necessary. A seemingly harmless bet quickly escalates into a high-flying, dangerous game. This soaring new comedy tugs at our heartstrings as the women discover what is truly worth fighting for.

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Approximate running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes including one intermission.

This production contains mild adult content and may not be suitable for all audiences.


CRITIC'S PICK! "Uproariously funny...delightfully entertaining." —Cincinnati CityBeat

"An entertaining and extremely solid piece of theater...FIRST-RATE." —Cincinnati Enquirer

"Worth putting on a hat and mittens and scraping ice off the car for." –Broadway World Cincinnati
"Overall, a SATISFYING production with a lot of laughs and a lot of heart." —Behind the Curtain blog

"Deliciously dark and delightfully clever." —ArtsWave ArtsPass review

"If you do not see this production, you are missing out on some of the funniest and most touching stage magic you’ll ever see." —The Sappy Critic blog


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"Super fun...YOU GOTTA GO!!!" —Maureen, via Facebook  

"Pure entertainment, great laughs...Get your tickets if you haven’t yet, YOU WILL LOVE IT!" —Kim, via Facebook

"Almost gave it a miss, so pleased I decided to go tonight. LOVED IT." —Samantha, via Facebook

"We saw the show last Friday and it’s HILARIOUS — LOVED IT." —Travis, via Facebook

"WICKED GOOD FUN. Loved it!" —Patty, via Facebook

"My wife and I truly enjoyed this. It's PERFECTLY CAST AND FUNNY." —Ric, via Facebook

"HYSTERICAL ... a must-see for anyone who wants to laugh hard." —Patrick, via Facebook

"It was SOOOO FUNNY." —Marianne, via Facebook 



A Doll's House, Part 2

by Lucas Hnath

March 2–30, 2019


A bold, bitingly funny (and completely unauthorized) sequel to one of the most groundbreaking plays ever written.

Nora famously slammed the door on her marriage, leaving her family behind in Ibsen’s 1879 revolutionary classic, but what happened to the iconic heroine next? This audacious sequel imagines her 15 years later as a changed woman. Universally acclaimed on Broadway, this smart, sophisticated comedy crackles with razor-sharp humor that speaks directly to today’s audiences, giving new voice to its predecessor’s themes of marriage, fidelity, and personal independence.

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This production contains mature language and content and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Approximate running time: 90 minutes with no intermission


“Smart, expertly crafted, moving, and very funny.” — Vogue Magazine
“The best play of the year. This is a great comedy.” — The New York Times


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Skeleton Crew

by Dominique Morisseau

April 13–May 11, 2019

A makeshift family of auto workers navigates a high-stakes power-play in this searing new drama.

Times are tough in 2008 Detroit as a hundred-year-old industry grinds to a halt. As rumors fly about factory closings, a tight-knit trio of autoworkers face tough decisions about the future, while their foreman weighs the demands of white-collar management status against his fierce loyalty to his team. From the playwright of Detroit ‘67 comes a powerful and compelling portrait of courage and camaraderie in blue-collar America.

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The production contains mature language and content and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Approximate running time: 2 hours and 15 minutes including one intermission



The Wolves

by Sarah DeLappe

June 1–29, 2019

Game. On.


Drive. Ambition. Endurance. Precision. We’re not talking about any high school girls’ soccer team; we’re talking about a pack of female warriors, determined to win. Infused with the raw jagged energy of youth, The Wolves offers a refreshingly complex depiction of girls navigating friendships, growing up, confronting the future—and trying to score a few goals. Immediate and timely, this ferociously contemporary coming-of-age drama explores the aggression and teamwork of sports and adolescence with an unflinching and compassionate eye. A 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist, Sarah DeLappe’s widely-acclaimed firecracker of a debut is a fierce and unexpected play that has been taking the theater world by storm with its powerful reflection on society, sex, and soccer.

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This production contains mature language and content and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Approximate running time: 90 minutes with no intermission

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CRITIC'S PICK! "An EXCEPTIONAL ode to female warriors...The Wolves is truly so strong." —Cincinnati CityBeat

"PURE GENIUS...some of the best character work I’ve seen this season." —The Sappy Critic blog


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