The 14th annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards for local theater will be held Sunday, Aug. 29 at Know Theatre of Cincinnati, 1120 Jackson St., Over-the-Rhine (map here). Admission is free.
Doors open at 6 p.m., with a social hour running until 7 in Know's "Underground" space. Washington Platform will provide free appetizers, and Know staffers will man a cash bar.
The awards begin at 7 p.m. in Know's main theater upstairs, hosted by CityBeat theater critic and CEA organizer Rick Pender and CityBeat Editor John Fox. Winners will be announced in 27 categories, 18 of which were voted on by CityBeat readers. Aubrey Berg, chair of CCM's musical theater program, will be inducted into the Cincinnati Theater Hall of Fame.
Check out the nominees in all 27 categories here. Read Rick Pender's profile article on Berg here and recent CityBeat column on the CEA nominees here. Read about plans to combine the CEAs and the Acclaim Awards here.