Each year, the Playhouse is proud to partner with many of the region's community arts centers and other community venues to bring three plays "off the hill" to families throughout the Greater Cincinnati area. View our upcoming shows below and check back soon to find a performance at a community arts center near you!

 

2019-20 Off the Hill Season

THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE

Adapted by DWAYNE HARTFORD
Based on the book by 
KATIE DiCAMILLO


SEPT. 28 – NOV. 1, 2019  

Edward Tulane is an expensive toy rabbit, and he is loved by a little girl named Abilene. On an ocean voyage, he is accidentally thrown overboard. So begins his miraculous journey home, in which he learns the meaning of love and loss, and how to find the courage to love again.

Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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STUART LITTLE

Adapted by JOSEPH ROBINETTE
Adapted from the book by 
E.B. WHITE


JAN. 18 – FEB. 16, 2019  

Stuart Little is a lovable mouse whose adventures vividly come to life through a series of delightful scenes. Based on E.B. White’s endearing classic, this adaptation presents the marvelous maneuverings of a mild-mannered mouse who is trying to survive in the great, big world.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.

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DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

By ERNIE NOLAN
Adapted from the book by
ADAM RUBIN
Illustrator DANIEL SALMIERI

APRIL 5 – MAY 19, 2019

Do you know what dragons really love? Tacos, of course! Chicken tacos, beef tacos, big tacos and tiny tacos. As a boy and his dog watch a television show about dragons, they unexpectedly get caught up in the “Dos and Don’ts” of what to feed them. But if they accidentally eat spicy salsa, watch out!

Recommended for ages 3 and up.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you don't see the answer to your question below, contact the community arts center you'd like to attend.

Each individual community arts center or venue coordinates the ticket sales for its Off the Hill performances. Contact the center near you for information about ticket sales at that venue.
Admission is free or inexpensive. Tickets are usually available at the door, however pre-registration may be required. For more information, contact the community center you would like to attend.
Recommended ages, as well as additional information about the plays, can be found on the individual production page for your show.
Each show is between approximately 45 and 60 minutes long.
Recording, videotaping and photographing during the performance are prohibited.
 

Community Arts Center Partners

Find a neighborhood near you:

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
513-497-2860
3711 Clifton Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220

Artsville
5021 Whetsel Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum
513-473-5745
3738 Eastern Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226

Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center (The Barn)
513-272-3700
6980 Cambridge Ave.
Mariemont, Ohio 45227

Sunset Players at Dunham Recreation Center
513-588-4988
1945 Dunham Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45238

Mount St. Joseph University
513-532-7401
5701 Delhi Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233

Prospect House
513-921-1613
682 Hawthorne Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45205

Blue Ash Recreation Center
513-745-6261
4433 Cooper Rd.
Blue Ash, Ohio 45242

Cedar Village Retirement Community
513-754-3100
5467 Cedar Village Drive
Mason, Ohio 45040

District A at Nativity School
513-557-3850
5936 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

Evendale Cultural Arts Center
513-563-2247
10500 Reading Rd.
Evendale, Ohio 45241

Springfield Township - Grove Banquet Hall
513-522-1410
9158 Winton Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

Oxford Community Arts Center
513-524-8506
10 South College Ave.
Oxford, Ohio 45056

Campbell County Public Library
Carrico-Ft. Thomas Branch
859-572-5033
1000 Highland Ave.
Fort Thomas, Kentucky 41075

Ft. Wright Civic Club
859-331-1150
115 Kennedy Rd.
Covington, Kentucky 41011

Baker Hunt Art and Culture Center
859-431-0020
620 Greenup Street
Covington, KY 41011

  

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Promotional photos by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.