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THE WEST END

By Keith Josef Adkins
Directed by Nicole A. Watson

Marx Theatre
Oct. 9 – Nov. 7, 2021
World Premiere

An authentically Cincinnati story.
Set in 1941 in Cincinnati’s West End, this world premiere drama by Cincinnati native Keith Josef Adkins shines a light on a transformative chapter of local history.

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NEED YOUR LOVE

Written and Directed by KJ Sanchez
Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre
Oct. 30 – Dec. 12, 2021
World Premiere

The music and story of Little Willie John.
From the creator of Cincinnati King comes a world premiere portrait of King Records star Little Wille John. Featuring songs including "Fever," "My Love Is," "Shakin'" and, of course, "Need Your Love So Bad."

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First Financial Bank presents

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Howard Dallin

Directed by Michael Evan Haney
Marx Theatre
Nov. 24 – Dec. 30, 2021

A holiday family favorite.
Faithful storytelling and spellbinding stage magic combine in this story of a sinner given one last chance at redemption by four persuasive ghosts.

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INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

By Katie Forgette
Directed by Blake Robison 

Marx Theatre
Jan. 29 – Feb. 27, 2022

A new comedy!
It’s 1973, and the Irish-Catholic O’Shea family muddles through a series of hilarious mishaps that jeopardizes their reputation — and their souls.

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ROOTED

By Deborah Zoe Laufer
Directed by Noah Himmelstein

Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre
Feb. 12 – March 20, 2022
World Premiere

People can be so weird.
In this quirky world premiere comedy, a reclusive amateur botanist unwittingly becomes a new-age, YouTube messiah.

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Leading Ladies presents

STEEL MAGNOLIAS

By Robert Harling
Directed by Laura Gordon

Marx Theatre
March 19 – April 17, 2022

Visit Truvy’s Salon!
With beloved characters, heartwarming dialogue and snappy repartee, Steel Magnolias revels in the power and grace of female friendship.

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The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati presents

BECOMING DR. RUTH

By Mark St. Germain
Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre
April 9 – May 15, 2022

A one-woman show.
This heartwarming portrait is a humorous and illuminating one-woman show about America’s favorite sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

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Moe & Jack Rouse and Randolph Wadsworth present

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY

By Jocelyn Bioh
Directed by Candis C. Jones

Marx Theatre
April 30 – May 22, 2022

Fearlessly funny.
This biting comedy explores the universal challenges of teenage girlhood and all the drama that comes with it.

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Thank you to our 2021-22 Season Production Sponsors!

Clark Schaefer Hackett
Geiler Company
Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation
Johnson Investment Counsel
Terry Lemmerman
Roto-Rooter
Moe and Jack Rouse
Digi and Mike Schueler
The Seven Hills Group at Morgan Stanley
Woody and Jennifer Taft
Randolph Wadsworth
Barbara Weyand

  
Photo Credits: Richard Crandle as Little Willie John in Cincinnati King; photo by Mikki Schaffner. The 2019 cast of A Christmas Carol; photo by Mikki Schaffner. All other promotional photos by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.