Guide to the Local Community Theater Season for 2022 and 2023

Community theater

One of the best parts about living in our region is the robust and diverse arts scene. In addition to a healthy roster of music venues and art museums, it is full of both professional and community theater. Below is a sampling of what some of our community theaters are offering this season. 

Community theaters are listed alphabetically for Cincinnati, Dayton and Springfield, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana:

Acting Up
Mason, Ohio 

Disney Descendants The Musical – June 10–12, 2022
The Sponge Bob Musical – September 2022

Actor’s Theatre Fairborn
23 E. Main St., Fairborn, Ohio

Beechmont Players
Anderson Center Theatre, Anderson Township, Cincinnati, Ohio

Wrong Window: May 6–14, 2022 (various dates)

Beavercreek Community Theatre
3868 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio

There Should be Roses: April 22–May 1, 2022
Something Rotten: June 17–26, 2022

Bespoke Theatre
Dayton, Ohio

Brookville Community Theatre
7700 Arlington Road, Brookville, Ohio

The Curious Savage: April 21 – May 1, 2022

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Boulevard, Covington, Kentucky

Disney’s Little Mermaid: April 20 – May 1, 2022
Musicville: May 7–7, 2022

A Wop Bop A Loo Bop: May 15, 2022
Into the Woods: June 18 – Aug 27, 2022 (various dates)
Rent: July 16 – Aug 26, 2022 (various dates)
George Remus, A New Musical: Aug 13–28, 2022 
Singin’ in the Rain: Jan 28 – Feb 12, 2023

Cincinnati Music Theatre
Jarson Kaplan Theatre at the Aronoff, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

Ragtime The Musical: April 29 – May 7, 2022
Falsettos: June 10–18, 2022 (various dates)

Dayton Playhouse
1301 E. Siebenthaler Avenue, Dayton, Ohio

Hello, Dolly: April 29–May 15, 2022

Dayton Theatre Guild
430 Wayne Avenue, Dayton, Ohio

The Lifespan of a Fact: Aug 26–Sept 11, 2022
Broadway Bound: Nov 4–20, 2022
For the Loyal: Jan 13–29, 2023
Relativity: Mar 17– Apr 2, 2023
Hedda Gabler: June 2–18, 2023

The Drama Workshop at The Glenmore Playhouse
3716 Glenmore Avenue, Cheviot (Cincinnati), Ohio 

Foolish Fishgirls and the Pearl: May 6–23, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio

Your Negro Tour Guide / I Shall Not Be Moved: Apr 9 – May 7, 2022
Tiny Beautiful Things: May 28 – June 25, 2022

The Fairfield Footlighters
Fairfield Community Arts Center, Fairfield, Ohio

Something Rotten: April 28–May 15, 2022
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder: Oct 6–23, 2022

Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre
Harry T. Wilks Conference Center at 1601 University Boulevard, Hamilton, Ohio

Steel Magnolias: Sep 29 – Oct 2, 2022
Clue: Feb 9–12, 2023
Pride and Prejudice: April 27–30, 2022

The Human Race Theatre Company
Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main Street in Dayton, Ohio

Our Lady of Perpetual Help: April 14 – May 1, 2022
My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend: June 16 – July 3, 2022

Lebanon Theatre Company
10 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio

110 In the Shade: March 11–20, 2022 (various dates)
The Odd Couple: May 13 –22, 2022 (various dates)
Harvey: Sept 2–11, 2022 (various dates)

Loveland Stage Company
111 S. 2nd Street (Route 48), Loveland, Ohio

Hello Dolly: March 4–20, 2022 (various dates)
Mission Possible: May 6–2022 (various dates)

Mariemont Players
Walton Creek Theater at 4101 Walton Creek Road, Cincinnati, Ohio

Ada and the Engine: May 6–22, 2022
Harvey: July 8–24, 2022
This Random World: September 2022
The Gods of Comedy: November 2022
Dearly Departed: January 2023
August: Osage County: March 2023
Cry It Out: May 2023

Mason Community Players
2752 S US Route 42, Lebanon, Ohio

You Have the Right to Remain Dead: May 6–14, 2022
Nunsense: July 14–17, 2022
Nunsense A-men: July 21–24, 2022
Yellow Boat: Sept 16–25, 2022
The Last 5 Years: Nov 10–20, 2022

Maysville Players
Washington Opera House at 116 W. 2nd St., Maysville, Kentucky

Middletown Lyric Theatre
1530 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio

Showtune: April 22–30, 2022
The Legend of Georgia McBride: June 17–25, 2022
Little Shop of Horrors: Aug 19–27, 2022
Church & State: Oct 14–22, 2022
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Dec 9–17, 2022

Richmond Civic Theatre
1003 E. Main St., Richmond, Indiana

Rivertown Players
Lawrenceburg Indiana and surrounding areas

9 to 5: The Musical: July 21–24, 2022

Springboro Community Theatre
Various venues: Springboro Performing Arts Center, 115 Wright Station Way, Springboro, Ohio; North Park Amphitheater, 195 Tamarack Trail, Springboro, Ohio 

The Drowsy Chaperone: Apr 29 – May 8, 2022
Disney’s Descendants: June 17 – 26, 2022

Town Hall Theatre
8200 McEwen Road, Dayton (Washington Township), Ohio

Springfield Civic Theatre
Various theater locations in Springfield, Ohio

TheatreLab Dayton
116 N. Jefferson St., Dayton, Ohio

Something Rotten: May 20–21 (Victoria Theatre)

Troy Civic Theatre
Troy City Park, Adams Street, Troy, Ohio

Bonnie and Clyde: May 6–15, 2022 (various dates)

Union Community Theatre
Ferguson Community Center (Boone County Historic Courthouse) at 2988 Washington Street, Burlington, Kentucky

Xenia Area Community Theatre (X*ACT)
45 E. Second Street, Xenia, Ohio

May 4th Voices: May 6–15, 2022

Yellow Springs Theater Company
Yellow Springs, Ohio

Follow current local Cincinnati-area productions at Behind the Curtain Cincinnati.

Some theaters have not posted their new season yet, so keep an eye out for updates. Let us know if there’s a theatre or show that we missed.

Updated April 15, 2022

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