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Aronoff Center for the Arts

650 Walnut St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 USA

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“Bringing the finest national touring productions to Cincy”

The Aronoff Center for the Arts is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the state-of-the-art facility opened in October 1995. The Center consists of three stunning performance spaces: Procter & Gamble Hall, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, and Fifth Third Bank Theater.  

  In addition, the Aronoff Center also houses meeting and reception rooms, space for rehearsals, and the Alice F. & Harris K. Weston Art Gallery.

  Procter & Gamble Hall is the Aronoff Center's largest theater and seats 2,719. It has a fully-equipped stage, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, and a beautiful ceiling studded with 3,000 fiber optic lenses that create a starlight effect. The rich color scheme of terra-cotta, teal, and ochre is accented with brass trim and cherry wood. Excellent sightlines and comfortable seating add to the enjoyment of any event.

  The Jarson-Kaplan Theater seats 437 and is a perfect setting for small and medium-sized performances or meetings. The theater is surprisingly intimate with full production capabilities, great acoustics, an attractive design (which mirrors that of the Procter & Gamble Hall), and excellent sightlines. 

  The Fifth Third Bank Theater is a studio space that seats up to 150 in a theater setting, and can be configured for a wide variety of functions from performances to dinners and dances for up to 180. With full lighting and sound, many businesses will find the space ideal for presentations, conferences, meetings, or parties.

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  • 332 Reviews
  • 168 Helpful
August 30, 2014
Rated 5.0

One of the biggest venues for music and theatre in the city. They almost always have interesting shows programmed, loads of Broadway shows that you can see for a fraction of the cost of NY. There are a number of great restaurants within a block of the Aronoff too so it's really easy to go have an early dinner and then walk over to a show.

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Chris Spinney Long

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  • 198 Helpful
August 04, 2014
Rated 5.0

Aronoff is great for shows. I've seen everything from musicals and plays, to the Mythbusters and Aziz Ansari, and the venue was perfect for all of them. Tickets can be sort of pricey for the big shows but the beauty of the theater is well worth the price.

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Derek Neuland

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  • 297 Reviews
  • 127 Helpful
July 23, 2014
Rated 4.0

This is a beautiful hall to see a play or musical. I saw Book of Mormon when it was in town and had a great time. The theatre is beautiful and sounded great.

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Mitch Oliver

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  • 94 Helpful
October 22, 2014
Rated 4.0

The Aronoff is a beautiful venue. It is second only to Music Hall, in my opinion, in Cincinnati. It seems like this is the venue of choice for Broadway productions in town, whereas Music Hall tends to host more of the operas.

If you are coming to a show, be sure to arrive early enough to grab a bite to eat at one of the nearby restaurants. There are loads of them, and many close at 11pm.

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Ken Valuska

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  • 580 Reviews
  • 159 Helpful
September 30, 2014
Rated 3.0

Cincinnati's premier spot to see a show, but it isn't all that impressive. It's downtown, which is cool, but the venue is small and parking is a cluster (if there is a game or any other event going on, this can be a hassle)

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Luke The Drifter

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  • 142 Reviews
  • 62 Helpful
September 30, 2014
Rated 4.0

solid/newer theatre in the heart of downtown Cincinnati they have friendly staff and easily accessible amenities. avoid the online fees and just buy your tickets at their box office!

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Aronoff Center for the Arts

650 Walnut St
Cincinnati, Ohio
45202 USA


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  • Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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  • Independent
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