About Us

Mission Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Vision Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will become a world-class Shakespeare institution, serving as the arts destination for the region with a commitment to the artists, audiences, schools, and communities of Cincinnati. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company […]

Company Members

Staff Brian Isaac Phillips Producing Artistic Director & Ensemble, Eighteenth Season Mr. Phillips just celebrated his 13th season of artistic leadership of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. He was named Producing Artistic Director in 2010 after being Artistic Director since 2003. Prior to these responsibilities, he served with the organization as Associate Artistic Director for one season, […]

Between the Lines

Between the Lines: Insights and Reflections Harlem by Langston Hughes (1951) What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like […]

Our Vision

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will become a world-class Shakespeare institution, serving as the arts destination for the region with a commitment to the artists, audiences, schools, and communities of Cincinnati. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a professional theater company in the heart of downtown Cincinnati’s Backstage district. The Company produces classics, the great works, and the works […]

Ticket Donation Requests

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a proud member and supporter of our community.  We contribute hundreds of tickets to other local non-profit organizations to support their fundraising efforts.  We receive many requests each year and do our best to fulfill as many as we can but we cannot grant all requests.  In order to help us […]

Contact Us

For tickets and general information, please contact the box office: 513-381-2273 x. 1 Email the box office or boxoffice@cincyshakes.com Current Address*:719 Race StreetCincinnati, OH 45202Main Phone: 513-381-2273Fax: 513-842-2221 *In the summer of 2017, CSC will be moving to:1195 Elm StreetCincinnati, OH 45202 For ticket donations requests, click hereFor information on auditions, click hereFor information on job opportunities, […]

Shakespeare in the Park

Join Us In The Park This Summer July 14 – September 4, 2017 (Full schedule will be posted later this spring) Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its tradition for over a decade of performing Shakespeare in the Park in communities across the tri-state area with The Merry Windsor and Romeo and Juliet this summer!  CSC provides […]

Annual Fund

Raise the Curtain & Support the Stage Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s work on stage, in schools, and in the community has grown over the last two decades to a world-class standard garnering critical acclaim and a fierce fan base. CSC is about to raise the curtain on our first permanent home at the corner of 12th and […]

Auditions

CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY 2017-2018 SEASON AUDITIONS The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is excited to announce auditions for the 2017-2018 season- the inaugural season in our brand new facility on Over-the-Rhine. The auditions will be held at our current location, 719 Race St in downtown Cincinnati on the following dates: Saturday February 18th          10:00pm – 5:00pm Sunday […]