Give the Gift of Theatre for the Holidays

December 10, 2019
Natalie Koking

Give the gift of theatre with help from the Playhouse! Take a look at how you can shop for your friends and family and gift an experience this season.


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.

Photo of Dean Elliott in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story by Johan Persson.

For Music Lovers

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Experience the sensational musical about the bespectacled, 1950s rock and roll icon Buddy Holly and his meteoric rise to fame. Performances begin Jan. 18.

Make it a date! Join us before Friday evening performances of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story for a special bourbon tasting and a three-course meal catered by The Littlefield! Dinner takes place at the Playhouse. View the menu and reserve your table on our Eat & Drink page.

Get into the groove with #FlashbackFridays! We invite audiences to dress up in their favorite retro ensemble inspired by the iconic rocker and his contemporaries for each Friday performance. Channel your inner 1950s music fan and don a chiffon party dress, leather jacket and blue jeans, poodle skirt or sport coat! 

For Comedy Lovers

Leading Ladies presents Destiny of Desire
Burning passion, cunning deception and outrageous melodrama combine in this enormously entertaining switched-at-birth comedy. Performances begin Feb. 29.

Make it a date! Join us before Friday evening performances of Destiny of Desire for a special wine tasting and a three-course meal catered by Branch! Dinner takes place at the Playhouse. View the menu and reserve your table on our Eat & Drink page.

For Mystery Lovers

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express
Whodunit? Detective Hercule Poirot is determined to find out in this masterpiece from the world’s most popular mystery writer. Performances begin April 11.


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 are located at the Playhouse, Mason Community Center, Blue Ash Recreation Center and Evendale Cultural Arts Center

Gameland | Pre-Kindergarten

Galaxy Defenders | Kindergarten through second grade

Gamer Academy | Third through fifth grades

Gamer Academy | Sixth through eighth grades

Performance Workshop: Star in the Marking | Fourth through eighth grades

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


For Lifelong Learners

Our adult enrichment workshops offer an opportunity to enhance your theatrical experience and explore a new skill set. All workshops cost $50 per person and take place at the Playhouse.

Personal Storytelling
Saturday, Jan. 25 | 10 a.m. to noon
Coinciding with our world premiere production of americUS, this class will teach you how to write your own story and perform it in front of others. Learn the essentials of oral storytelling that will engage listeners, initiate discussion and create a sense of community. Share your story — we’d love to hear it!

Saturday, March 7 | 10 a.m. to noon
Do you have a play stuck in your head? Learn how to bring it to life in this introductory playwriting course! Breathe life into your characters, develop a dynamic plot, and share your work with like-minded creatives, all while receiving invaluable help from an industry professional. You just might have a hit!

Physical Comedy
Saturday, April 18 | 10 a.m. to noon
Join us for some slapstick foolishness and creative play as we explore the hilarious world of physical comedy! Designed for both performers and non-performers, we’ll will cover fun ways to put a smile on someone’s face using our most basic tool: the body. Learn the ins and outs of comedic storytelling under the direction of a theatre professional.

A Taste of Acting
Saturday, May 16 | 10 a.m. to noon
Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting but haven’t been sure where to start? Take the first steps of your acting journey in this fun and interactive workshop. Learn performance basics in a fun and encouraging space while being taught by an industry professional. Maybe we’ll see you on a Playhouse stage one day!

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

Box Office Holiday Hours

Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dec. 25: Closed
Dec. 26 – 28: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dec. 29: Noon to 8 p.m. 
Dec. 30: Noon to 9 p.m.
Dec. 31 and Jan. 1: Closed
Jan. 2 - 4: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Jan. 5: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Photo at top of Annie Fitzpatrick and Douglas Rees in A Christmas Carol by Mikki Schaffner.