Each year, the Playhouse is proud to partner with many of the region's community arts centers and other community venues to bring three plays "off the hill" to families throughout the Greater Cincinnati area. View our upcoming shows below and check back soon to find a performance at a community arts center near you!


The Last Firefly


SEPT. 30 – OCT. 29, 2017 

It begins with light and a flash. Then comes a sound, a pulse, a beat, a crash like a giant hammer smashing through the sky. The fantastic story of Boom, the son of Thunder, is a mythical adventure about discovering one's inner strength.

Recommended for ages 8 and up

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JAN. 21 – FEB. 18, 2018 

The much-loved tale about a wooden puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy is packed with magical characters, cartwheels, circus antics and dollops of fun for the whole family.

Recommended for ages 6 and up



APRIL 5 – MAY 20, 2018

Young Rapunzel lives in a tower with her overprotective grandmother, safe from the dangers of the world. As her curiosity about the outside grows, Rapunzel meets Rafi, a local boy whose friendship finally gives her the courage to be free.

Recommended for ages 4 and up


Frequently Asked Questions

If you don't see the answer to your question below, contact the community arts center you'd like to attend.

Each individual community arts center or venue coordinates the ticket sales for its Off the Hill performances. Contact the center near you for information about ticket sales at that venue.
Admission is free or inexpensive. Tickets are usually available at the door, however pre-registration maybe required. For more information, contact the community center you would like to attend.
Recommended ages, as well as additional information about the plays, can be found on the individual production page for your show.
Each show is between approximately 45 and 60 minutes long.
Recording, videotaping and photographing during the performance are prohibited.

Community Arts Center Partners

Find a neighborhood near you:

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
3711 Clifton Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220

5021 Whetsel Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum
3738 Eastern Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226

Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center (The Barn)
6980 Cambridge Ave.
Mariemont, Ohio 45227

Sunset Players at Dunham Recreation Center
1945 Dunham Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45238

Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233

Prospect House
682 Hawthorne Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45205

Blue Ash Recreation Center
4433 Cooper Rd.
Blue Ash, Ohio 45242

Cedar Village Retirement Community
5467 Cedar Village Drive
Mason, Ohio 45040

District A at Nativity School
5936 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

Evendale Cultural Arts Center
10500 Reading Rd.
Evendale, Ohio 45241

Springfield Township - Grove Banquet Hall
9158 Winton Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

Oxford Community Arts Center
10 South College Ave.
Oxford, Ohio 45056

Campbell County Public Library
Carrico-Ft. Thomas Branch
1000 Highland Ave.
Fort Thomas, Kentucky 41075

Ft. Wright Civic Club
115 Kennedy Rd.
Covington, Kentucky 41011

Baker Hunt Art and Culture Center
620 Greenup Street
Covington, KY 41011


Promotional photos by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.


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