Theatres and special event spaces in the Playhouse are available to rent for a variety of performances, receptions, and meetings. Theatre rentals include the new Moe and Jack’s Place – The Rouse Theatre, with a capacity of up to 537, and the 172-seat historic Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre. Our special event spaces can accommodate anything from small intimate receptions to large events of up to 400. Explore the options below to see what we offer here at the Playhouse.
We are currently booking events through June 2024. We will begin booking events for July 2024 through June 2025 in April 2024.
Are you a business, community organization, or person who might be interested in renting our spaces and learning more? We are hosting a Rentals Open House on April 1. Attendance at the event is by invitation only. For more information, contact Director of Operations, Bridget Siedlecki, at Bridget.Siedlecki@cincyplay.com or 513-977-2063.
Special event start times will be determined in consultation with venue management. If you are renting one of our theatres for a ticketed performance, start times are 7:30 p.m. (Tuesday - Saturday) and 2 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday).
Theatre rental rates include use of the space from 8 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. on the event day for load-in, technical work, rehearsal, up to a 2 ½ hour event, and load-out; production manager; house managers and house assistants; and volunteer ushers. Stagehand labor and equipment rental costs are additional and can be estimated only with detailed production information in writing.
The Barbara M. Weyand Donor Lounge
Moe & Jack's Place – The Rouse Theatre
The Schueler and Upper Lobbies
The Schueler Lobby
The Kaplan Lobby
Room with a View
Please review our room rate card and bar service rate card to begin planning today. Non-profit organizations receive a 10% discount on space rental fees only; documentation of non-profit status must be provided to qualify.
If you have questions or would like a tour of any rental space, please reach out to Bridget Siedlecki, Director of Operations at 513-977-2063; Bridget.Siedlecki@cincyplay.com.