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CASPER The Friendly Musical

October 12, 2019 - October 21, 2019

Taft Theatre

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Photo provided The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

The World-Premiere Musical Adaption of CASPER Cincinnati Kicks Off The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s 2019-20 Season!


CASPER The Friendly Musical will kick off The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s 2019-20 Season from October 12-21, 2019! This show is filled with wonderful songs and relevant themes around loyalty, teamwork, kindness, and friendship. 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of Casper’s debut, entertaining generations through comics, books, television, film, and now the stage! This show will be a great way to gear up your kids for Halloween! (But don’t worry, the show isn’t scary at all.) Dress up and test those spooktacular Halloween costumes before they hit the streets at the CASPER Cincinnati World Premiere!


Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. All MainStage performances will take place at Taft Theatre, with the extra TCT shows taking place at the Red Bank Theatre.
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About CASPER Cincinnati
TCT takes Casper center stage in this world-premiere musical adaptation for young audiences! Everyone’s favorite friendly ghost and his three uncles live a rather uneventful existence in the family mansion. Fifty years after their lives were cut short in a lightning storm, Magdalena, their former maid, re-enters their (after)lives!


Now a celebrity TV Host, she is looking for the deed to the mansion… not because she wants the house, but because she believes there’s a message on the back that will lead her to a “great treasure”. As competition reality TV is all the rage, she hosts a live treasure hunt in the mansion on Halloween. One lucky young contestant could win $1 million if they find the deed! It is up to young Casper and his new friends, the contestants, to save the mansion from Magdalena, and discover the greatest treasure of all! 


About The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati 2019-20 MainStage Season
The nation’s oldest professional theatre for young audiences celebrates “The Power of a Child” with MainStage musicals following four young central characters with strength, grit, and a drive to succeed. From the not-so-scary Casper the Friendly Ghost and everyone’s favorite blockhead, Charlie Brown, to the spunky orphan Annie and the magical Matilda, audiences both young and old will enjoy every moment of this sensational season!


2019-20 Season Subscriptions
New subscriptions to the 2019-2020 Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati MainStage season at the Taft Theatre will be available in early June after existing subscription renewals are completed. Subscriptions range from $43 to $123 for all four productions.  Single tickets go on sale August 30.  For information call 513-569-8080 ext. 10 or visit The Children’s Theatre Cincinnati.


MainStage Taft Theatre Schedule

CASPER The Friendly Musical: October 12-21, 2019

A Charlie Brown Christmas: December 7-16, 2019

Annie Jr.: February 29-March 9, 2020

MATILDA The Musical: April 25-May 4, 2020


Showtime Series at Red Bank Theatre Schedule

Suffragettes: With Liberty and Voting for All: September 21-22, 2019

Bah-humbug! A One-Man Christmas Carol: November 30-December 1, 2019

Mrs. Claus Saves the Day!: December 21-22, 2019

Coretta Scott King: January 18-19, 2020

Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta the Underground: March 14-15, 2020

Dorothy in OZ: May 16-17, 2020

Cinderella Wore Cowboy Boots: June 5-7, 2020

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Taft Theatre
317 East 5th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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