News & Updates
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): ARONOFF CENTER & MUSIC HALL EVENTS AND OPERATIONS
The Cincinnati Arts Association (which manages and operates the Aronoff Center and Music Hall) and the resident companies at our venues continue to closely monitor the evolving impact of the coronavirus pandemic. We are following the directives of the State of Ohio (including the ban on public gatherings and the Stay-at-Home order), as well as the recommendations of other government and health officials, and we greatly appreciate the leadership of these authorities. The health and safety of our guests, artists, staff, and volunteers remains our number one priority.
FEBRUARY 15-16, 2020 – ARONOFF CENTER – JARSON-KAPLAN THEATER
It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Don’t miss this hilarious, unauthorized parody of your favorite TV show. Mashable calls the show "the world's most elaborate inside joke, created with a whole lot of love, just for fans."
May 7, 2020 – Aronoff Center for the Arts – Procter & Gamble Hall
RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES presents The Best of Abbey Road Live! In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the Beatles’ greatest hits to life in addition to all of your early favorites. This mind blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles.
NOVEMBER 19, 2020 ARONOFF CENTER – PROCTER & GAMBLE HALL
A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS features the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live.
March 14, 2020 – Aronoff Center
Incomparable recording artist Johnny Mathis brings his Voice of Romance Tour to Cincinnati’s Aronoff Center to perform some of his greatest hits and personal favorites. Best-known for his supremely popular hits like “Chances Are," "It's Not for Me to Say," and "Misty,” Mathis has recorded close to eighty albums and six Christmas albums, and has sold millions of records worldwide.
October 10-13, 2019
The Aronoff Center and Music Hall will be open to the public during Cincinnati’s much-anticipated BLINK – one of the largest light, art, and projection mapping events in the nation – Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October 13 from 7:00 PM-11:00 PM each night. Restrooms will be available, and guests may purchase drinks and light snacks at the venues’ bars. In addition, BLINK-inspired art installations/exhibitions may be experienced at both buildings.
Friday-Saturday, October 25-26, 2019 | Aronoff Center - Jarson-Kaplan Theater
span style="text-autospace:none">Robert Dubac’s Off-Broadway solo hit, BOOK OF MORON, has been described as one of the most “Hilarious” “Intelligent” and “Scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. (And “idiocracy” isn’t even a word. How dumb is that?) One man’s pain is another man’s comedy. Especially when he’s in a coma and his five inner voices won’t stop yakking. How he wakes up from this nightmare is hysterical!
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Aronoff Center - Procter & Gamble Hall
span style="text-autospace:none">A Night With Janis Joplin is a musical journey celebrating Janis Joplin and her biggest musical influences – trailblazers like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith, all of whom inspired Joplin to become one of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s greatest legends. Audiences will enjoy Joplin favorites, including “Piece of My Heart,” “Cry Baby,” “Me and Bobby McGee,” and many others.
Monday, October 7, 2019 | Aronoff Center - Procter & Gamble Hall
MasterChef Junior Live! brings the hit FOX-TV show MasterChef Junior directly to you LIVE! Featuring head-to-head cooking competitions with past MasterChef Junior all-stars and fan favorites, Q&A sessions, and an overall immersive audience experience that is fun for all ages.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1 | JARSON-KAPLAN THEATER
An Adam Experiment is a one-man play that explores a day in the life of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., a pioneering crusader for justice during the Civil Rights movement and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. This play touches on Adam’s fight for equality for African Americans as well as struggles in his personal life. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. comes to life through the incredible performance by Michael Chenevert and focuses on a specific day where he is dealing with an angry country due to integration and his wife confronting him about the future of their marriage.