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AmericUS Play by Universes
February 1 - March 8
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park$35.00 – $72.00
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The international award-winning AmericUS Play is coming to Cincinnati. Don’t miss out!
Every once in a while, a play comes along that tugs on your heartstrings. AmericUS Cincinnati Play performed by the Universes ensemble, does just that. AmericUS breaks traditional theatrical bounds to create its own brand of storytelling. Fusing theatre, poetry, dance, jazz, hip-hop, and down-home blues, Universes will create a compelling portrait of contemporary America in this world premiere.
Ticket prices range between $30 – $72 and can be purchased online, by calling 513-421-3888 or visiting the Box Office. Receive 50% off tickets for seats on Side A or Side B using promocode UNIVERSES. This offer is not valid with any other discounts.
College students tickets are $10 using promocode CollegeNight. Call the box office with any questions.
Parking at Playhouse in the Park
Convenient parking is available in the Playhouse garage and can be reserved in advance for $8.50. The price increases to $10 on the day of the performance. Parking reservations are strongly recommended since parking is extremely limited in Mt. Adams. There is limited free parking along the drive.
Check out these AmericUS events
Adult Enrichment Workshop: Personal Storytelling
Playhouse in the Park
Saturday, Jan. 15
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This class will teach you how to write your own story and perform it in front of others. Learn the essentials of oral storytelling that will engage listeners, initiate discussion and create a sense of community. Share your story — we’d love to hear it!
Meet the Artists
Playhouse in the Park
Sundays, Feb. 9 & 16 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Stick around after the performances listed above for a special Q&A with the americUS company. Learn about their craft, creative process and what inspires their storytelling and performance.
Following every performance, excluding the dates of Meet the Artists Q&As. Engage with the artists of americUS in in-depth conversations about the themes and ideas represented in the play. These discussions provide an opportunity for patrons to dive deeper into the show’s subject matter and connect with other audience members about their interpretations.
Cincinnati Voices Project
Saturdays, Feb. 15, 22, & 29
In recent years, the Playhouse has developed important relationships with diverse groups throughout the region, hosting special discussions and facilitating creative workshops. Inspired by the artistic vision of Universes performance ensemble, the Playhouse has partnered with the Greater Cincinnati Native American Coalition and the Holocaust & Humanity Center to create the Cincinnati Voices Project. Individuals from these groups and others will perform original personal monologues between the 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. performances of americUS on select Saturdays. Performances are free and open to the public. For details and to learn more about the performance schedule, visit cincyplay.com, or call the Box Office at 513-421-3888.
Universes is an award-winning, multi-cultural performance ensemble that breaks traditional theatrical bounds to create its own brand of storytelling. Hailed by audiences and critics alike, Universes has performed off-Broadway, internationally and at major theatres across the country. This all-new show will challenge, move and entertain you.