Comedy Legend Carol Burnett is Coming to Cincinnati in 2020

The American icon is bringing her one-woman show, 'An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks the Questions,' to the Aronoff Center in May

click to enlarge Carol Burnett - PHOTO: JOHN NOWAK
Photo: John Nowak
Carol Burnett

Legendary comedian Carol Burnett will be performing in Cincinnati in 2020. The American icon is bringing her one-woman show, An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks the Questions, to the Aronoff Center in May.

Tickets for the May 5, 2020 show go on sale Friday, Dec. 20 at 10 a.m via They can also be ordered by phone at 513-621-ARTS.

According to a press release for An Evening of Laughter and Reflection, the event will feature video clips from Burnett's old shows and, as the name indicates, Burnett will take questions from the audience, just as she did on her popular TV program. With sketches featuring an ensemble cast that included Harvey Korman, Tim Conway and Vicki Lawrence, The Carol Burnett Show ran from 1967-1978 and won 25 Emmy Awards.

“I love the spontaneity of these evenings,” Burnett says in the release about her live show. “I never know what anyone is going to ask, or say, or do, so it keeps me on my toes!”

Scroll to read more Culture articles
Join the CityBeat Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.


Join CityBeat Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cincinnati CityBeat. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cincinnati CityBeat, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes.
No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email.
Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]