Cincinnati Music Theatre

is an IRS 501(c)3 charitable organization and is registered as a non-profit corporation in the State of Ohio.

Contributions to CMT are generally deductible for tax purposes. However, donors should check with their tax advisers to determine the deductibility for their individual circumstances.

While production ticket sales cover the majority of our annual costs, CMT depends on the generosity of its supporters to fund the organization’s day-to-day operations and support the CMT Scholarship program.

Your donation to Cincinnati Music Theatre  allows us to continue providing the Greater Cincinnati area with high quality, non-professional musical theater at a reasonable price while supporting our non-profit civic activities (scholarships, community support, etc.).

Donation Levels

  • Patron – $25.00 – $49.99
  • Guarantor – $50.00 – 99.00
  • Benefactor – $100.00 – $499.00
  • Angel – $500.00 and up


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You can support CMT when you shop at Kroger!

Click on the button below to sign into your Kroger digital account, then search for Cincinnati Music Theatre or use NPO number 28392.

Once your card is registered, shop as usual. At no cost to you and with no charge in points, Kroger will donate a percentage of your purchases back to CMT!

Mail Donations

If donating by mail, please make your check payable to: Cincinnati Music Theatre, and mail to:

Rob Bucher, Treasurer
Cincinnati Music Theatre
1317 Mimosa Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45238

Please let us know how you want your name to appear in the programs for the season.

November 8-16, 2024

Jarson-Kaplan Theatre, Aronoff Center for the Arts



This production staff is committed to bringing together a diverse group of people who are dedicated to bringing this story to life. We encourage performers of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, abilities, and body types, to submit an audition. We hope to unite a group of people looking to enhance the arts in our community. No roles have been precast.  *Please note, at this time, the minimum age to audition is ten (10) years old.

Audition Details:
Date(s): Please sign-up for an audition slot. Latecomers and walk-ins will be auditioned in the next available time slot.
Sunday, June 23, 2024: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday, June 24, 2024: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Invited Callbacks: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 (if needed)

Audition Location: Basset Hound Sounds, 5633 Vine St, Elmwood Place, OH 45216
Performance Dates: November 8-16, 2024
Performance Location: Aronoff Center for the Arts, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Cincinnati, OH
All communication for auditions will take place via EMAIL. Please be sure your email address is correct on your audition form.
CLICK HERE TO SIGNUP FOR YOUR AUDITION SLOT and learn more information about the audition requirements.

Details about future auditions to be shared soon.

September 6-14, 2024

Fifth Third Theatre, Aronoff Center for the Arts




Come out and audition for our next studio series show, "The World Goes Round!" 
A musical revue showcasing the songs of John Kander and Fred Ebb with familiar songs from Chicago and Cabaret as well as songs from more unknown works like Funny Lady and The Rink. Filled with humor, romance, drama, and nonstop melody, The World Goes Round teaches us that no matter what life throws at us, our lives keep going and the world keeps turning.
Director: Megan Horton
Choreographer: Katey Blood
Music & Vocal Director: Linda Abbott
Producers: Karen Hendershot and Mary Stone
This production staff is committed to bringing together a diverse group of people. We encourage performers of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, abilities, body types, and ages to audition.  In this production of The World Goes Round, we will be expanding the original cast of 5 performers to 8 - 10 performers. The director & music director will assign songs after the show is cast.
Friday, October 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 14 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
Location:  Clifton United Methodist Church 3416 Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220
Performances: February 9, 2024 – February 17, 2024 Fifth Third Bank Theatre, Aronoff Center
Audition Requirements:
  • Auditions will be held individually. We encourage you to sign up and secure your audition time slot HERE to avoid long wait times. 
  • Walk-ins are welcomed but will be assigned to the first available audition slot.
  • Please prepare 16 to 32 bars of one (1) up-tempo song and 16 to 32 bars of one (1) ballad that best demonstrates your vocal ability that is not from The World Goes Round. An accompanist will be provided (no recordings or a cappella numbers).
  • Make sure your sheet music is in the proper key and your cuts clearly marked for the accompanist. Vocalizing will also take place to determine vocal range.
  • Please bring shoes and clothing appropriate for a dance audition, as you will be asked to participate in a dance choreography combination. The combination will be taught during the audition, but a video of the combination will be available prior to the audition.
  • Headshots and resumes are encouraged, but not required.
  • Please bring your personal calendar for December 2023-February 2024. You will be asked to complete a conflict form to share your rehearsal availability.
  • We are committed to the safety of all members of this production. Please bring proof of your COVID-19 Vaccination. We do require that the cast, crew, and production team be fully vaccinated. QUESTIONS? Please contact Megan Horton, Director – [email protected]