Theater & Performing Arts around Dayton

Find upcoming events in the Dayton area, including performing arts, art exhibits around Dayton, Ohio and the Miami Valley.

Performing Arts in Dayton

West Side Story

West Side Story

Thursday, April 18 2024

La Comedia's "Taste of Broadway" combines a delicious buffet with live performances of the Broadway classic "West Side Story." With seating for over 600, La Comedia is Ohio's only professional dinner theatre.

WGI Sport of the Arts World Championships

WGI Sport of the Arts World Championships

Thursday, April 18 2024

WGI Sport of the Arts World Championships come to Dayton two weekends in April. Color Guard Apr 11-13, Percussion & Winds Apr 18-23.

Jerry Seinfeld at The Schuster

Jerry Seinfeld at The Schuster

Friday, April 19 2024

Seinfeld, best known for the long-running sitcom which ran on NBC will be performing at The Schuster Center in downtown Dayton.

One Man, Two Guvnors

One Man, Two Guvnors

Friday, April 19 2024

Brighton, England. 1963. Change is in the air, and Francis Henshall is looking to make his mark. One Man, Two Guvnors-Presented by Beavercreek Community Theatre.

Dayton Opera: Puccini's Tosca

Dayton Opera: Puccini's Tosca

Saturday, April 20 2024

Dayton Opera presents Puccini's Tosca-a thrilling roller-coaster ride of political intrigue, passion, and betrayal, filled with some of the most ravishing music in opera.

Dinosaur World Live

Dinosaur World Live

Sunday, April 21 2024

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of DINOSAUR WORLD LIVE in this roarsome interactive show for all the family.

Fatale Flaw presented by Mayhem & Mystery Interactive Theatre

Fatale Flaw presented by Mayhem & Mystery Interactive Theatre

Monday, April 22 2024

Nora is a damsel in distress. She has hired Sam Shade, a local gumshoe, to help her discover if her fiancé is cheating. Harry, denies the accusation. Cathy, Nora's best friend is caught in the middle. Join the 40s fun!

Spring Concert

Spring Concert

Monday, April 22 2024

Kettering Civic Band Spring Concert on April 22, 2024, featuring Rhapsody in Blue and other classics

Poetry Slam at On Par Entertainment

Poetry Slam at On Par Entertainment

Tuesday, April 23 2024

Register now for a chance to showcase your poetry skills at On Par Entertainment's public karaoke space. Each artist will have a generous 5-minute slot to display their talents on the mic.

InnovaTheatre presents: American Idiot

InnovaTheatre presents: American Idiot

Wednesday, April 24 2024

You are not going to want to miss this one! INNOVAtheatre presents Green Day’s American Idiot at the Sorg Opera House - Mark your calendars for the last week of April!

Peerless

Peerless

Thursday, April 25 2024

A darkly comedic take on Shakespeare’s Macbeth - The Human Race Theatre Company presents PEERLESS at the Loft Theatre in downtown Dayton, April 25 – May 12, 2024.

Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Saturday, April 27 2024

DPO Rockin' Orchestra: You know the songs. You've got the moves. It's the best ABBA tribute band on Earth performing the band's greatest hits!

Dancing with the Dayton Stars

Dancing with the Dayton Stars

Saturday, April 27 2024

Step into the spotlight and join us for an unforgettable evening of dance, glamour, and philanthropy at Dayton's Dancing with the Stars, benefiting A Special Wish Foundation of Southwest Ohio.

Try, Take Time

Try, Take Time

Saturday, April 27 2024

"Try, take time" is a solo exhibition of new works compiling photographic, sculptural and installation approaches concerned with the dualities of care and labor. "Try, take time" by Jesse Ly opens Saturday April 27 from 5-8PM

MOMIX: Alice

MOMIX: Alice

Sunday, April 28 2024

MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton that has been dazzling audiences since 1993.

Disney's The Lion King

Disney's The Lion King

Wednesday, May 01 2024

Broadway in Dayton: Disney's The Lion King at the Schuster Center MAY 1 - MAY 12, 2024.

A World A'Fair Dayton International Festival

A World A'Fair Dayton International Festival

Friday, May 03 2024

Food, Family Fun, Dance & Music - Showcasing the ethnic backgrounds and cultures of Dayton and the greater Miami Valley at A World A'Fair Dayton International Festival.

Finding Nemo Jr.

Finding Nemo Jr.

Friday, May 03 2024

Town Hall Theatre presents Disney’s Finding Nemo JR. May 3-20, 2024, a musical adaptation of the beloved 2003 Pixar movie Finding Nemo.

Jam Session

Jam Session

Friday, May 03 2024

Come see all the cool things we do! Jam Sessions are an opportunity for clients and instructors alike to showcase routines they have learned, choreographed, or are currently working on!

All-City Arts Festival

All-City Arts Festival

Saturday, May 04 2024

Join us for a day of music, art and food featuring the talents of Dayton Public School students.

Dayton Ballet School Concert: Down the Yellow Brick Road

Dayton Ballet School Concert: Down the Yellow Brick Road

Saturday, May 04 2024

Join the students of Dayton Ballet School and travel to the Emerald City!

An Evening with Phil Rosenthal

An Evening with Phil Rosenthal

Sunday, May 05 2024

An Evening With Phil Rosenthal Of "Somebody Feed Phil" LIVE at Victoria Theatre on May 5. Tickets on sale now, grab yours before they're gone.

Kettering Children's Choir Spring Concert

Kettering Children's Choir Spring Concert

Sunday, May 05 2024

"How Can I Keep from Singing?" is the theme of this year's annual Spring Concert, featuring the Chorus, Chorale, Concert Choir, Cantamus, Cappella and Alumni Choirs, with special guest Amanda Roberts on hammered dulcimer.

Bob Ross Auto Group Jazz & Beyond Concerts at DAI

Bob Ross Auto Group Jazz & Beyond Concerts at DAI

Thursday, May 09 2024

Featuring a great mix of familiar favorites and new faces from the region's jazz scene. We're excited to welcome the Bob Ross Auto Group back as series sponsor!

The Church Basement Ladies in "Plowing Thru"

The Church Basement Ladies in "Plowing Thru"

Thursday, May 09 2024

The hilarious Church Basement Ladies are back at it again! Enjoy La Comedia's delicious buffet and the live performance of "Plowin' Thru" at Ohio's only professional dinner theatre.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Friday, May 10 2024

A reimagining of the Biblical story Dayton Playhouse presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat May 10 � May 26 2024

Beethoven & Brahms with MVSO

Beethoven & Brahms with MVSO

Saturday, May 11 2024

Violin Virtuoso Filip Pogády joins the MVSO for a sparkling concert of Beethoven and Brahms.

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Thursday, May 16 2024

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece... and a rare modern classic. Boll Theatre at the University of Dayton May 16 - 19

Dayton Sideshow 2024

Dayton Sideshow 2024

Friday, May 17 2024

The Sideshow celebrates the local arts scene and is unique in Dayton for its variety and ambition.

Spring Fest In The Burg

Spring Fest In The Burg

Friday, May 17 2024

Spring Fest in the Burg is back for its fourth annual festival May 17-19, 2024! Spring Fest in the Burg will be the first event in the newly renovated Riverfront Park.

Windborne's Music of Whitney Houston

Windborne's Music of Whitney Houston

Saturday, May 18 2024

DPO Rockin' Orchestra: Celebrate Whitney Houston's extraordinary talent and dance the night away at the Schuster!

Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra: Spring Concert

Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra: Spring Concert

Sunday, May 19 2024

Celebrate the end of a phenomenal season with Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra! You'll hear some of the best compositions in the classical music repertoire by Dayton's youth musicians.

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

Tuesday, May 28 2024

THE KITE RUNNER is a powerful new play that follows one man's journey to confront his past and find redemption.

The Music of Green Day

The Music of Green Day

Saturday, June 01 2024

Dayton Philharmonic Rockin' Orchestra: Rock out to a full symphonic production at the Schuster!

An Afternoon with Will Liverman: Opera Star Recital

An Afternoon with Will Liverman: Opera Star Recital

Sunday, June 02 2024

Grammy Award-winning baritone Will Liverman at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton June 2, 2024.

Girls Night The Musical at the Victoria Theatre

Girls Night The Musical at the Victoria Theatre

Thursday, June 06 2024

This touching and hilarious tell-it-like-it-is musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends.

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