Give the Gift of Theatre for the Holidays!

November 21, 2018
Natalie Hulla
Do you have a theatre lover (or two) in your life? Looking for the perfect holiday present for them this year? Give the gift of theatre with help from the Playhouse! Take a look at how you can shop for your family and friends who can’t get enough of the performing arts.

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For Dedicated Theatre Lovers


Three Show Sampler 
Three Show Samplers are our most affordable multi-show package, and they start at just $105. Choose as few as three shows or as many as six to build the perfect subscription

Gift Certificates
You can purchase a gift certificate in any denomination, which can be used on any Box Office transaction, including subscriptions, tickets and parking.


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For Musical Theatre Lovers


In the Heights

Lights up on the high-energy, Tony Award-winning musical that started it all for Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. (Die-hard Hamilton fans, this one is for you, too.) Performances begin Jan. 19.

Make it a date!
Join us before Friday evening performances of In the Heights for a special wine tasting by Heidelberg Distributing Co. and a three-course meal catered by Chef’s Choice Catering! Dinner takes place at the Playhouse. View the menu and reserve your table on our Eat & Drink page.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Fall in love all over again with the Peanuts gang in this whimsical musical that features delightful songs and a new musical arrangement. This family-friendly show has special prices for kids! Performances begin April 20.



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For Comedy Lovers
 

The Second City — It’s Not You, It’s Me
Chicago’s famous comedy troupe takes shots at heartbreak, missed connections and the mire of human relationships, as seen through the eyes of the next generation of comic writers and performers. Performances begin Jan. 10.

Shopping for a young professional? Buy them a ticket for a special YP party on Jan. 18 that includes drinks and food from local restaurants like Eli’s Barbecue and Bakersfield, and a ticket to that evening’s performance of The Second City — It’s Not You, It’s Me. For complete details and to sign up, visit our events page.


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For Young Performers
 

Winter Acting Classes
Our acting classes are designed to build confidence, strengthen communication skills and develop a sense of ensemble and community. Programs for young people ages 3 to 14 focus on individual and collective skill development in a fun and supportive environment. Winter acting classes begin Jan. 12.

Animal Rescuers | Pre-Kindergarten

Arctic Explorers | Kindergarten through second grade

Actor Quest: Ingenious Inventors | Third through fifth grades

Actor Quest: Ingenious Inventors | Sixth through eighth grades

Performance Workshop: Musicals That Work | Fourth through eighth grades

For complete details and to register, visit our classes page.


For Lifelong Learners
 

Our adult enrichment workshops offer an opportunity for you to enhance your experience with select productions. All workshops take place at the Playhouse.

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Family Improv
Explore the world of improv in this enrichment workshop! You and your family will enjoy creative games, interactive scenes and Family Feud-style comedy sports for a new twist on family fun.

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A Taste of Acting

Take the first steps of your acting journey in this fun and interactive workshop. Lessons will be taught by a distinguished actor and cast member of the Playhouse’s production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running.

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Writing and Performing Sketch Comedy

Learn how to write sketch comedy and satire. You’ll get to perform an original sketch by the end of the workshop! Illustrating Cartoons Learn how to illustrate your own cartoon characters and bring your comical stories to life for all to enjoy. Go ahead — share a laugh.

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Building a Tiny House

Do you dream of finding meaning in minimalism? Learn the basic building blocks of constructing your own tiny house.

For complete details and to register, visit our adult workshops page.



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Box Office Holiday Hours


Dec. 24:
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dec. 25: Closed
Dec. 26 – 30: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dec. 31 and Jan. 1: Closed
Jan. 2: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For assistance with making your purchases, call the Box Office at 513-421-3888.

Pictured above: The cast of In the Heights. Photo by Michael Brosilow; E.J. Cameron, Jordan Savusa and Mark Campbell of The Second City. Photo by Tim Schmidt.

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