From new amenities to improved access, many arts venues around town are getting major makeovers. Starting in June, Music Hall will be closed for the most detailed renovation in its nearly 140-year history. Memorial Hall closed last May and is currently under renovation. Over-the-Rhine is also getting a new theater on the corner of 12th and Elm streets.
This unconventional and contemporary theater will house the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, which currently rents its theater space on Race Street.
Here to discuss the changes in store for Cincinnati's performance art spaces are Vice President of Communications for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops and May Festival, Chris Pinelo; President of the Memorial Hall Society, Bill Baumann; and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Producing Artistic Director, Brian Phillips.