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An event series for young professionals to network and explore Over-the-Rhine while deepening their connection with the theatre and its mission.

By young professionals. For young professionals.

Show Up! creates an inclusive space for young professionals to network and explore Over-the-Rhine, supporting local businesses and ETC while educating themselves on various social issues.

As more YPs graduate, relocate, and transition to the professional world, we want to welcome newcomers and long-time Cincinnati residents to explore the Queen City’s vibrant arts, culture, and food scenes while providing a casually structured opportunity to meet new peers.

Show Up! includes monthly meetings for young professionals (ages 21-40) in the community to experience and discuss theatrical works whose topics align with Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s mission of producing socially conscious work and uplifting voices that should be heard. The goal is to provide a welcoming yet safe group to discuss themes and issues found in art and society.

Several people in theirs 20s and 30s around a restaurant table smiling at the camera
Four people in their 20s and 30s smiling at the camera

How it works.

Book your ticket and show up! Following each production, we’ll meet at the ETC bar to mingle and discuss the themes of the show over bites and drinks.

To book your $25 YP ticket and free drink token, use the code “ETCYP” at checkout on the corresponding Show Up! date.

Or get a YP subscription for only $100 and save your seat for each Show Up!

2023-2024 Events

Use code "ETCYP" at checkout to redeem your $25 YP ticket!

Got questions? Email our Show Up! team!

A bright photo of the American Constitution with a yellow overlay and a big navy splotch underneath it against a yellow background with indistinguishable cursive writing.What the Constitution Means to Me
Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 2:00 pm

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watercolor painting of a young hippo looking adorably forward surrounded by plants, flowers, water, bubbles, and a purple watercolor background.Fiona: The Musical
Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 7:00 pm

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A black and white photo of August Wilson in profile against a background of various white pages with writing collaged over a wall.August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned
Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 2:00 pm

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• A photo of three paper cups in a row with a hand lifting one up to reveal a ball underneath it against a bright real background.The Match Game
Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 2:00 pm

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A close-up of the door handle of a red vehicle with the key in the lock and a keychain of Texas hanging.Hands on a Hardbody
Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 2:00 pm

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YP Subscription

Don’t want to miss a moment of Show Up? Get our new YP subscription—tickets to all 5 shows of our season for only $100! You can get a YP subscription for any day in our run, but if you’re specifically looking to save your seat for every Show Up! in our season, here’s how!

How to book a YP Subscription for Show Up!

1. On our subscriptions page, scroll down to find the Young Professionals option and click “Purchase Now.”

2. At the first selection screen, select the Weekend option and how many subscriptions you’re purchasing.

3. When choosing dates, select the first Saturday matinee option. That’ll ensure you’re subscribed to every Show Up! date!

4. After you’ve selected your seat, click the toggle down menu to find the YP subscription price. You may be asked to present your ID once at the theatre.

5. Log in to your account, complete your purchase, and get ready for a season of great theatre and great friends!