Universal Struggles and Heartfelt Refrains

A conversation with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF lyricist Sheldon Harnick How did your upbringing influence your writing? The starting point for Fiddler on the Roof was several stories from Sholem Aleichem’s major work, Tevye’s Daughters. That was the basis for the show. Once we started to work on it, I was reminded of the way... Continue Reading →

RENT Continues to Inspire

Twenty years later, RENT still celebrates the power of youth, diversity, and love On April 29, 1996, a musical opened on Broadway that looked and sounded unlike anything that had come before it. It told a powerful, moving, heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting story of young, impoverished New York artists who were seeking to make their... Continue Reading →

The Joy in Watching Things Go ‘Wrong’

Imagine you’ve sat down in the audience of an amateur British theater company’s murder mystery production, “The Murder at Haversham Manor.”  The show starts off well enough but then things start to go, well, wrong.  The set may not be entirely secure.  There may not be any trained understudies.  The actors may not be fully... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF MORMON In-Person Lottery Info

Below are details on our in-person lottery for THE BOOK OF MORMON. This is separate from our digital Lucky Seat, which has already ended.  CINCINNATI – THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins July 31 at... Continue Reading →

Summer Spotlight

Happy summer! You know what summer means- barbecues, sitting by the pool, enjoying the great outdoors, and counting down the days until the 18/19 Broadway in Cincinnati season starts. Well don’t worry, this is all you need to get through the summer! We’ve compiled some performance clips and a quick synopsis of each show to... Continue Reading →

The 5-1-3 with ALADDIN’s Gary Cooper

Here at Broadway in Cincinnati, there’s nothing we love more than when folks with Queen City connections return to perform on the Aronoff stage.  When we have locals coming to town, we like to ask them a few questions we call “The 5-1-3.” Meet Gary Cooper from ALADDIN: LOCAL CONNECTIONS: Originally from Los Alamos, NM,... Continue Reading →

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