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This series focuses on supporting new theatrical works created by local theatre-makers- especially works relevant to the moment or new in either content or storytelling structure. Whether it’s an immersive experience, a scripted play, an online production, or an original musical, The Creative Disruption Series will showcase what’s new from our regional artists. Individuals, groups, and small arts organizations in need of resources to take their work to the next level are encouraged to contact us.


Cost: $25
Playing March 18 2023
Times: 7:30 p.m.

This one-person show follows Alex Hollow, a sweet timid man who has multiple unique personalities. He’s being investigated by chief Oscar Charles Dean for the murder of a woman. Throughout this comedic thriller, we’ll see events that leads to the murder that’ll keep you on the edge of your seats while laughing non-stop.

Content Advisory: Production includes adult themes. Not suitable for young children.

Cost: $25
Playing March 31, April 1
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Hear ye! Hear ye! We’ve got a crime on our hands! When a wave of petty theft hits the local Renaissance Fair, Private Eye Johnson and her assistant Josh are on the case! Will they catch the culprit before the Fellowship of Funding pulls the plug on the Faire for good? Will they be bogged down when secrets from Johnson’s past finally catch up with her? Will Josh ever stop hogging all turkey legs?! All we know for sure is that music, chaos, and hilarity abound in this delightful original musical by two Cincinnati playwrights who just want you to be who ye arrrrrr. “The whole crew will smile from tweens to grandpas”- League of Cincinnati Theatres

Cost: $25
Playing April 15, 2023
Times: 6:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.

Maddie Vaughn would like to apologize in advance for the ONE WOMAN SH*T SHOW. Come prepared for an evening of song, retrospectives, and laughter. As the old adage goes: when you can’t speak, sing — when you can’t sing, unpack your emotional baggage in a theater full of strangers.

Content Advisory: Production includes adult themes and language. Not suitable for young children.



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How It Works: The Carnegie is committed to making space on its stage to enfranchise local artists working to produce original work. While this series does not offer monetary support, it does offer performance space, box office services, marketing support, access to costumes/properties, and production/technical advice. This program is for artists or groups ready to independently produce their own work, but in need of venue services at an affordable price. This series employs a sliding-scale payment structure and asks for 25% of ticket revenue to fund the ongoing development of this series.

Commitments: The Carnegie commits to paying 75% of all profits from CDS work to artists and organizations involved in our projects. This series is a structural commitment to community .


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LANGUAGE: Sexual references, mild obscenities, and homophobic slurs.

ALCOHOL: Alcohol is consumed.

VIOLENCE: There is a boxing match in the musical.

FOR WHICH AUDIENCE: Kinky Boots is a mature musical comedy. The play is best suited for Grade 8 and up.

RATING: If it were a movie, Kinky Boots would be rated “PG-13.”


SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN is a family-friendly production, appropriate for all ages.

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