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Xanadu At The Taft

Sep 20, 2019

Cincinnati's Taft Theatre will welcome a completely unique version of the musical Xanadu, performed on roller skates by a cast led by contestants from the TV show, RuPaul's Drag Race.

Lee Hay learns more about this one-night-only event (October 3) in this conversation with Cincinnati native and choreographer Maxx Reed.

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The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati has another season of productions with familiar names like Casper and Charlie Brown coming to the Taft Theatre and schools throughout the area. With a look at the 2019-20 season, Jim Stump is joined by Children's Theatre Marketing Director Krista Katona Pille.

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Bestselling singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge is in concert at the Taft Theatre on August 19, but first she's on the phone with our Elaine Diehl for a wide-ranging conversation. She talks about how she stays positive after all these years on the road, her various albums, and how much her show experience has changed since her 1988 debut.

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Banjoist/composer/bandleader Bela Fleck has reconvened his world famous Flecktones for a new album and tour. They will appear at Cincinnati's Taft Theatre on June 30, but first he's on the phone with Elaine Diehl with details of their 30th anniversary and getting the band back together.

He's the Paul in St. Paul & The Broken Bones, the dynamic retro soul band coming to the Taft Theatre on February 21. 

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Acclaimed singer-songwriter John Hiatt is coming to the Taft Theatre on November 13 for a concert of classic hits and songs from his new CD, The Eclipse Sessions

The Mavericks Are Coming To The Taft Theatre

Oct 19, 2018

Eclectic American band The Mavericks will be in concert at the Taft Theatre on October 28, in advance of the release of their first Christmas album. 

Public TV sensation Celtic Thunder, comprised of 5 male singers, a band, and a dynamic stage production, will be on stage at the Taft Theatre on Friday, October 19. 

The Taft Theatre welcomes the punk/vaudeville music of Nancy And Beth on April 22. Who? 

In advance of his upcoming appearance at the Taft Theatre, a song from Rufus Wainwright

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For six decades, the Santangelos have brought us the greatest names in R&B, rock and jazz – the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Ray Charles, Ike and Tina Turner, the Grateful Dead and ZZ Top.

The final production of the current Children's Theatre of Cincinnati season is Tarzan The Stage Musical, based on the Disney film with music by Phil Collins, opening April 1. 

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Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a time individuals and communities across the country celebrate Dr. King and his legacy. 

Perfect for the family this holiday season is The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s presentation of Elf The Musical JR at the Taft Theatre

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Here's a holiday gift for Cincinnati TV viewers: Plenty of chances to see the last "Lumenocity" concert by the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops.

WCET-TV will replay the concert 15 times between Thanksgiving week and Christmas.

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s first mainstage production of this season is a newly- commissioned musical version of the classic tale, Alice in Wonderland

The start of the 2016-17 seasons of the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops orchestras will begin with a gala celebration on Friday, September 9 at downtown's Renaissance Hotel

Music From Over The Rhine

Aug 19, 2016

A song from Over the Rhine from their CD, Discount Fireworks

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The fourth Lumenocity light and music show this weekend presents new challenges – instead of capturing the sights and sounds outside Music Hall, radio and TV producers and directors will be broadcasting a live show from inside Taft Theatre.

Lumenocity, the unique marriage of light and music that has filled Washington Park and illuminated Music Hall the last few summers, will end its run indoors at the Taft Theatre in early August.

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