Alice in Wonderland - The annual family musical at Ensemble Theatre is a revival of Alice, in the cheerily goofball style of composing team Joseph McDonough and David Kisor.
A Christmas Carol - Playhouse in the Park's rendition is as much a classic as Charles Dickens' wonder-filled tale of loss and redemption - and ghosts.
Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol - Cincinnati Shakespeare offers a spirited re-consideration of Dickens' classic - through the eyes of Ebenezer Scrooge's long-dead partner.
A Christmas Carol - Covedale Center for Performing Arts returns for the second year with a musical adaptation by artistic director Tim Perrino.
Lucky Stiff - A zany musical by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime), all about a shoe salesman who will inherit big if he takes the corpse on vacation, closes the fall season at Northern Kentucky University.
Rapunzel - Lets down her hair with Children's Theatre. In a new adaptation by Mary Tensing, she's an independent gal who's best friends with a dragon.
The Eight: The Reindeer Monologues - A dark political satire for mature audiences, in which Dancer, Prancer and company offer evidence that maybe Santa isn't the jolly old soul we think he is. Know Theatre Tribe moves to Arnold's.
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