Sunday, September 7, 2003

Theater productions



Cincinnati Black Theatre Company

Arts Consortium, 1515 Linn St., West End, 241-6060 or www.cincyblacktheatre.com.

Oct. 1-19 - Motown Revue: A Musical.

Dec. 11-21 - Black Nativity.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival

719 Race St., downtown, 381-2273 or www.cincyshakes.com.

Sept. 18-Oct. 12 - The Taming of the Shrew.

Oct. 23-Nov. 16 - Dracula.

Dec. 4-28 - Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol.

Clear Stage Cincinnati

Aronoff Center Fifth Third Bank Theater, downtown, 241-7469 or www.clearstagecincinnati.com.

Oct. 17-24 - The Return of the King (final episode of The Lord of the Rings)

College-Conservatory of Music

University of Cincinnati, Patricia Corbett Theater, Clifton, unless noted, 556-4183 or www.ccm.uc.edu.

Oct. 30-Nov. 2 - Elektra.

Nov. 6-9 - Marat/Sade (Studio Theater).

Nov. 20-23 - On the Town (Corbett Auditorium).

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati

1128 Vine. St., Over-the-Rhine, 421-3555 or www.cincyetc.com.

Through Sept. 21 - Nite Club Confidential.

Oct. 8-26 - Blue/Orange.

Dec. 3-28 - Alice in Wonderland.

Off-Center/On-Stage Series

Oct. 30-Nov. 1 - Cuttings.

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati

Aronoff Center Procter & Gamble Hall, 241-7469 or www.broadwayacrossamerica.com.

Oct. 21-Nov. 2 - Urinetown.

Nov. 18-30 - Thoroughly Modern Millie.

(on the cover) Dec. 2-14 - Hairspray.

Dec. 16-28 - The Graduate.

Human Race Theatre Company

The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton, (937) 228-3630 or (888) 228-3630, www.ticketcenterstage.com, www.humanracetheatre.org.

Thursday-Sept. 28 - The Dazzle.

Oct. 23-Nov. 9 - The Spitfire Grill.

Dec. 4-21 - Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune.

LaComedia Dinner Theatre

765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, (937) 746-4554, (800) 677-9505 or www.lacomedia.com.

Through Nov. 2 - Show Boat.

Nov. 6-Dec. 28 - Unwrapping Holiday Memories.

Miami University, Center for Performing Arts

Gates-Abegglen Theatre, Oxford, unless noted, (513) 529-3200 or www.tickets.muohio.edu.

Oct. 8-12 - The Playboy of the Western World.

Oct. 29-Nov. 2 - Two (Studio 88).

Nov. 20-Dec. 6 - The Birds.

New Edgecliff Theatre

Performance Gallery, 3900 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum, 763-3844.

Dec. 11-28 - Santaland Diaries/Season's Greetings.

Northern Kentucky University

Fine Arts Center, Highland Heights, (859) 572-5464 or www.nku.edu/~theatre.

Oct. 2-12 - The Crucible.

Oct. 30-Nov. 9 - Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.

Dec. 4-14 - Lucky Stiff.

Ovation Theatre Company

Aronoff Center Fifth Third Bank Theater, 241-7469 or www.cincinnatiovation.com.

Oct. 3-11 - A Voice of My Own.

Nov. 28-Dec. 6 - The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.

Performance Gallery

3900 Eastern Ave., 333-8482 or www.performancegallery.org.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1 - Works in Progress.

Nov. 14-15 - BlueForms (Columbus theater company).

Playhouse in the Park

Eden Park, 421-3888, (800) 582-3208 or www.cincyplay.com.

• Marx Theatre

Through Oct. 3 - My Fair Lady.

Oct. 19-Nov. 21 - Metamorphoses.

Dec. 3-30 - A Christmas Carol.

• Thompson Shelterhouse

Sept. 27-Oct. 26 - One.

Nov. 8-Jan. 18 - Always ... Patsy Cline.

Rising Phoenix Theatre Company

4 N. Main St., Middletown, (513) 705-4131 or www.therisingphoenix.com.

Oct. 16-26 - Godspell.

Dec. 11-21 - Taking Christmas to the Troops.

Showboat Majestic

Public Landing, 241-6550 or www.cypt.org.

Wednesday-Sept. 28 - I Do! I Do!

Victoria Theatre Association

138 N. Main St., Dayton, (937) 228-3630, (888) 228-3630, www.victoriatheatre.com or www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Schuster Performing Arts Center

Sept. 23-Oct. 5 - Les Miserables.

Nov. 25-30 - Cats.

• Victoria Theatre

Oct. 7-19 - Fame: The Musical.

Nov. 4-16 - Defending the Caveman.

Dec. 9-14 - Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz.

Xavier Players

Xavier University, Gallagher Student Center Theater, 745-3939.

Sept. 25-27 - Beckett One-Acts (Catastrophe, Ohio Impromptu, Come and Go).

Oct. 16-18 - Fences.




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