News & Updates
September 9, 2014 | Aronoff Center - Fifth Third Bank Theater
A Depression-era Appalachian family struggles to survive and maintain dignity in Bridget Eaton Ossmann’s Purple Paint, Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative’s (CPI) staged reading on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m. at the Aronoff Center for the Arts’ Fifth Third Bank Theater.
October 17, 2014 - Aronoff Center, Procter & Gamble Hall
From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out has captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the big concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six accomplished musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin's studio recordings with all the bells and whistles. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, Get The Led Out re-creates the songs in all their depth and glory with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed live.
April 9, 2015 - Cincinnati Music Hall
The original Jersey boy himself, Frankie Valli, is a true American pop icon. His incredible career with the Four Seasons, as well as his solo success, has spawned countless hit singles. With unforgettable tunes like "Sherry," "Walk Like A Man," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "December '63 - Oh What A Night," "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," and of course, "Grease," Valli has sold over 100 million records worldwide.
October 10, 2014 - Aronoff Center, Jarson-Kaplan Theater
The “tour de force” performance Discover DaVinci & Michelangelo: Side by Side makes its Cincinnati debut at the Aronoff Center’s intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater on October 10, 2014. Mark Rodgers, Curator of the DaVinci Machines and Michelangelo Exhibitions from the permanent Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy, will take you on an awe-inspiring journey through the Italian Renaissance as seen through the eyes of these two monumental geniuses. This non-stop, multi-media, original theater performance features movies, videos, 3-D animations, and images of DaVinci and Michelangelo’s inventions, machines, sketches, codices, paintings, and sculptures.
Novermber 1, 2014 – Aronoff Center
Renowned foodist and television personality Alton Brown today announced the return of Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour, on the heels of the successful inaugural run to 46 U.S. cities. Over 100,000 tickets were sold for the Food Network star’s show, featuring a pinch of comedy, talk show antics, a multimedia lecture, live music (he sings!) and a dash of "extreme" food experimentation (ponchos are provided for those in the first few rows), and of course...puppets. Enthusiastic fans and critics have raved about the interactive component where Brown invites audience members on stage to serve as his assistant.
May 20, 2014 | Music Hall Ballroom
WMKV and WLHS revive the glory days of the Music Hall Ballroom with a big band concert and dance with The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on Tuesday, May 20 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM at the Ballroom. The evening will be emceed by special guest, John Morris Russell, acclaimed conductor of the Cincinnnati Pops Orchestra
Saturday, October 25, 2014 – Aronoff Center
Ira Glass, creator and host of the award-winning public radio program This American Life, will bring his unique brand of storytelling to Cincinnati’s Aronoff Center on Saturday, October 25 at 8:00 PM. Known as one of America’s most respected broadcasters and journalists, Glass will recreate the sound of the show right in front of the audience by live mixing favorite stories with pre-taped quotes and music that illustrate the power of the spoken word to both entertain and inspire.
Aronoff Center will be only the second permanent home of the Boychoir in 50 years
The Cincinnati Boychoir and the Cincinnati Arts Association are pleased to announce that the Boychoir will be moving to the Aronoff Center in August 2014, in time for the start of its 2014-2015 Season.
Due to an extensive amount of growth over the past several years, the Boychoir has been seeking a new home for the more than 150 boys that regularly attend rehearsals, classes, and festivals. The Aronoff Center is home to several sizeable rehearsal and performance spaces, and provides compatible facilities and atmosphere for the Boychoir’s music education and performance programs.
May 3-11, 2014 • Aronoff Center
How do the children of Greater Cincinnati see and interpret the world around them? The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) explores this question through its annual Student Art Show, which exhibits artwork by local students. This year’s theme is “My Neighborhood.” The exhibition will be on display in the Aronoff Center’s Fifth Third Bank Theater (7th & Main Streets in downtown Cincinnati) from Saturday, May 3 – Sunday, May 11, 2014. Exhibition hours are Friday, 4:00- 8:00 PM, Saturday, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM, and Sunday 11:00 AM-4:00 PM. The Student Art Show is free and open to the public.
December 11, 2014 – Aronoff Center
Comedian Brian Regan announces the 49-city second leg of his 2014 North American theater tour, which plays the Aronoff Center’s Procter & Gamble Hall on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 25 at 10:00 AM. Tickets are $48 & $43 and go on sale Friday, April 25 at 10:00 AM at www.CincinnatiArts.org, (513) 621-ARTS , and the Aronoff Center Ticket Office. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees. Dates and times subject to change without notice.