Waiting for Godot

The greatest play of the Twentieth Century returns to the CSC stage for the first time in over a decade!  In a vaudeville of cosmic proportions, the two loveably hapless vagrants, Gogo and Didi, grapple with the mysteries of the universe, trading barbs and banter as they await the arrival of the eternally truant Godot.

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Little Women

Louisa May Alcott’s treasured classic, Little Women tells the enduring story of the March family – a lively, American household living in refined poverty.  With her husband away in the American Civil War, Marmee is left alone to bring up their four girls; romantic Meg, shy Beth, willful Amy and of course, fiery and independent

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The Taming of the Shrew

Baptista has a problem, and her name is Kate. His eldest daughter is so strong-willed, stubborn and downright shrewish that, despite her considerable family fortune, not a single man in Padua is willing to marry her. That is until the arrival of Petruchio, a brash and bumptious fortune-seeker who has come “to wive it wealthily

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Henry V

The prodigal Prince Hal has cast off the unruly ways and unruly companions of his youth, and has ascended to the throne of England. But the civil wars that allowed his father, Henry IV, to ascend to the throne, have taken their toll. The country is bankrupt, and civil unrest bubbles just under the surface,

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One Man, Two Guvnors

The Tony-award winning smash comedy that wowed audiences in London’s West End and on Broadway now comes to Cincinnati! Fast-talking Francis Henshall finds himself in a sticky predicament when, in his constant quest for a quick buck and a bite to eat, he ends up simultaneously working for two rival masters. Can he prevent his

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The Two Noble Kinsmen

Captured and imprisoned during war, two friends become impassioned rivals as they fall in love with the beautiful princess Emilia. Deceit and fighting arise in this romance, as Palamon and Arcite both vie for the princess’ love. Originally derived from Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, do not miss out as CSC presents the final story in the

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Revel and Feast

A celebration marking Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s 20th anniversary season and their completion of Shakespeare’s 38 play Canon, the evening will include the special announcement of Project 38, CSC’s newest innovative arts education experience.  Dress is festive attire! 6:45 p.m.   Doors Open 7:15 p.m.    Performance and Awards Ceremony              

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Henry IV: Part 1 & 2

Henry IV: Part 1 & 2 BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE After usurping the throne from King Richard II, King Henry finds he has inherited a country in chaos. Rebellions abound, lines are being drawn and one false step could plunge the country into civil war. To make matters worse, his son Hal (now heir to the

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Private Lives

PERFORMANCES ADDED!* Amanda and Elyot’s first marriage was so vicious it nearly killed them, so imagine their surprise when five years later, each remarried and on their respective honeymoons, they find themselves in adjacent suites. The sparks start flying, and soon reignite a passion too powerful to fight. Noel Coward’s trademark wit sparkles in this

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FREE Shakespeare in the Park

PRESENTED BY: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to present FREE Shakespeare in the Park performances each year! Since 2006, Cincinnati Shakespeare has traveled to parks and communities all over the tri-state area, with last year reaching record breaking attendance!   We present full length Shakespeare production featuring our touring company, all members of our resident

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