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Review of Ensemble Theater

Ensemble Theater
Ranked #66 of 183 things to do in Cincinnati
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2013

We usually look for their sales before purchasing tickets. We love it. Next to Normal was even better than the Broadway show and the Broadway tour, so they have an excellent cast. It's a very intimate venue where there is no bad seat in the house.

Visited June 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“NEW Theatrical productions still on B'Way!”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

This is a top notch regional theatre in an exciting urban setting. GREAT "new" plays and beautifully produced, this is a MUST see for any theatre lover and for those who want to see something very special on their trip to Cincinnati.

Visited November 2012
Thank SeeSpring
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liberty twp, ohio
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43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Ensemble Theater Fun!”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

This is a great place to see whay I would consider off Broadway shows. I'm not a real lover of stage BUT let me say this place is hands down better than the Aronoff. It's a smaller theater and you are able to see the actors from the back row unlike the large theaters. The stage performances are remarkably well done. HAving been to large productions at the larger places, the Ensemble is by far, the best for your entertainment bucks. Plus the area just a block north has several eateries that should be checked out like Taste of Belgium, Lavomatic, The Senate, Abigail street and several more. Parking is located in a lot located in the middle of all these places. Yeah, it's very safe in this area.

Visited September 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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226 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Sometimes smaller is better. Cincinnati has several good theater companies. Of these the Ensemble Theater is the best. Fifteen years ago, my wife and I, lacking any other Saturday night activity, decided to attend their then current production. We have been subscribers since.

The theater is small and that is part of its charm. It feels friendly. The location on Vine Street is at the center of a food and entertainment district which is thriving. There are many new restaurants, shops as well as residential housing. We usually have dinner there before the play. For $2 parking is available at a garage across the street.

Every year the Ensemble Theater premiers 6 plays which have not previously been seen in Cincinnati. They are carefully chosen. The quality is high and the acting exceptional. Even the sets are remarkable. Much of the credit for the success of the Ensemble Theater, as well as for the revitalization of the Vine Street area, goes to the theater's producer, D. Lynn Meyers. Dynamic, industrious, personable and persuasive, she has had the vision and perseverence to make the Ensemble Theater a success.

If you live in the Cincinnati area, give the Ensemble Theater a try. You will be amazed. If you are just visiting, join us and enjoy the Ensemble Theater and the Vine Street area.

Visited September 2012
Thank DoctorPaul
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47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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“Great theater”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

Always good productions here; make sure you sit close though; far away seats are at a slant and I don't like the angle.

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