Family Performance Series!

 Cincinnati Shakespeare Company - Julius Caesar
Tuesday, August 28th
Memorial Park Pavilion, 2 E High St, Oxford, OH 45056.  

Co-sponsored by Enjoy Oxford and the Oxford Community Arts Center!
Performance 7:00pm

When loyalty and patriotism conflict, what would you do?  Explore the mind of William Shakespeare as we present his take on the classic battle of honor and friendship... all in the great outdoors!

Pack a picnic, bring your lawn chair and come Uptown for a great evening of theatre and Shakespeare fun! (** In case of rain the performance will be at the Oxford Community Arts Center at 10 S. College Ave.

Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Theatre for Young Audiences
Alice in Neverland
Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Join Alice, the best detective in Wonderland, who takes the case when Tinkerbell hires her to solve the mystery of Peter Pan’s disappearance. Curiouser and curiouser!

This mashup of everyone’s favorite childhood stories will have you laughing, cheering, and using critical thinking skills to help Alice decipher clues and crack the case. Will Alice find Peter before he grows up? Will time be restored in Neverland? Will Captain Hook ever be picked for the hockey team?

National Taiwan College of Performing Arts (NTCPA)
Jing-Ju Opera 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 @ 7 pm

Jing-Ju Opera, combines music, singing, mime, dance and acrobatics. Jing-Ju Opera costumes are graceful, with handcrafted embroidery. The make-up is rich in color, depicting different characters with remarkable facial painting.  Children as well as adults will be fascinated with the costumes, make-up, music and movement of these talented young performers.

Cincinnati Playhouse
The Jungle Book
Saturday, October 27 @ 2 pm

This new adaptation of the beloved story finds Mowgli adopted by all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness of the Indian jungle home. In a fast-paced retelling, Mowgli comes face-to-face with sneaky monkeys, noisy vultures and his mortal enemy: the tiger, Shere Khan.

Frisch Marionettes
Puppets Kapow!
Monday, November 19 @ 7 pm

This fast-paced and fun-filled show features fabulous puppets performing fantastic feats! It is a puppet explosion of Marionettes! Hand puppets! Shadow puppets! Blacklight puppets! Rod puppets! Puppets singing, dancing, and performing tricks that will have you laughing and shouting for more! Produced and directed by Kevin Frisch.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
Reindeer Games
Monday, December 10 @ 7 pm

Join in all our Reindeer Games as TCT takes on the holidays – game-show style – featuring Santa’s four-hoofed sleigh team as both hosts and contestants. This TCT world premiere, written by Kenneth Jones, has plenty of audience participation, laughs, good cheer and celebration!

Cincinnati Playhouse
Cyrano
Friday, January 25 @ 7 pm
By JO ROETS
Adapted from the book by EDMOND ROSTAND
Recommended for grades three and up.

Cyrano de Bergerac is a master of swordplay and wordplay, but a "magnificent Mount Everest of a nose" blocks his path to true love. Tongue-tied Christian borrows Cyrano's words to woo beautiful Roxane — but is she falling for Christian's looks or Cyrano's soul?

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
Rosa Parks
Monday, February 18 @ 7 pm
Adapted by TCT’s Deondra Kamau Means
Recommended for grades three and up.
Part of OCAC's Celebrating Black Culture Project

When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man more than sixty years ago on December 1, 1955, she was tired and weary from a long day of work. Little did she know that this simple act would significantly change the course of our nation.

Madcap Puppets
The Great Space Caper
Friday, March 22 @ 7 pm
Written by Dylan Shelton

Famous space explorer, Buzby, crash lands his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. Together, they uncover the mysteries of our universe as they search for a new planet that the funny little creature can call home.

Cincinnati Playhouse
Five Little Monkeys
Saturday, May 4 @ 2 pm
By Ernie Nolan
Adapted From The Series Of Books By Eileen Christelow
Recommended for ages 3 and up
Going shopping, baking cakes, sitting in trees and jumping on beds! Mayhem ensues in this zany play, told in cumulative verse, as five silly simian siblings insist on doing things their own way.