Valentine's Day: Onstage

Are you hoping to pull the "fake stretch" move to push your relationship to next level? Or do you you just want to avoid meaningful conversation? Either way, these onstage events are guaranteed to fill your Valentine's evening with magic, laughter and ro

Adding Machine The Musical: Celebrate the opening of Know Theatre’s latest performance with a party. This heartbreaking musical is a remake of Elmer Rice’s 1923 play about the life of middle-class worker, Mr. Zero, who after 25 years of service to his company is replaced by a mechanical adding machine. There will be food provided by Mixx Ultra Lounge, gelato by Madisono’s Gelato and beer by Christian Moerlein. $12. 7 p.m. Feb. 13. 1120 Jackson St., Over-the-Rhine, www.knowtheatre.com

After Dark at Shadowbox: Shadowbox presents this package for couples which features tickets for two to After Dark with an upscale appetizer, dinner, dessert and a rose for the lady. $120 per couple. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Newport on the Levee, Newport, 859-957-7625

Cincinnati Men’s Chorus: Presents "Reel Love," a cabaret featuring love songs that won or were nominated for Academy Awards. Desserts will be provided. $25. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Below Zero Lounge, 1122 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine, www.cincinnatimenschorus.org

Cinderella: Cincinnati Ballet performs the classic, magical tale of love and transformation. Dreams will come true with this cast of delightful children, fairies weaving spells of wonderment and riotous bumbling characters. $25-$80. Feb. 12-14. Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown, www.cincinnatiarts.org

Fifth Annual Laugh-a-Thon with Sheryl Underwood: The host of Black Entertainment Television’s ComicView uses a down-to-earth, humorous approach and likable style to drive home her sometimes controversial point-of-view. $34-$45. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Downtown, 513-721-8883.

Funny Bone on the Levee: The Alex Reymundo Valentines Dinner Show (pictured) combines Reymundo’s stand-up with a dinner including bread, tossed or Caesar salad, four-bean salad, vegetable medley, potatoes, dessert and your choice of prime rib, roasted turkey breast or cheese-stuffed shells with marinara. $40. 8 p.m. Feb. 13 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Newport on the Levee, Newport, www.funnyboneonthelevee.com

Go Bananas: Featuring Josh Sneed, local favorite who's been seen on Comedy Central and Rooftop Comedy and been heard on Bob and Tom. $10-$15. Feb. 11-14. 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery, www.gobananascomedy.com

In Love with Shakespeare: The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents some of Shakespeare's most famous love scenes and sonnets with comedic flair. Suitable for all ages. $5. 3-4 p.m. Feb. 14. Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road, Reading, 513-761-7500

Love Letters: This romantic Pulitzer Prize-winning play features a man and a woman sitting side by side, reading through 50 years worth of notes, letters and cards that explain the hopes, dreams, disappointments and defeats that have passed between them. Includes dinner. $30. 7 p.m. Feb. 12-13 and 19-20. Clermont Inn, 180 E. Main St., Batavia, 513-732- 2174

Kevin Mahogany
: Vocalist visits the Blue Wisp Jazz Club for two shows. $20; $30 for both; an additional $10 for the front two rows. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 14. 318 E. Eighth St., Downtown, 513-241-WISP, www.thebluewisp.com

Valentine’s Day Va Va Voom! Rock & Burlesque Revue: Hell in a Handbasket, Cincinnati’s subculture zine, hosts this rockin’ Valentine’s Day revue at Mayday with special performances by Cin City Burlesque and music by Chakras and Luxury Pushers. 10 p.m. Feb. 12. 4227 Spring Grove Ave., Northside, www.maydaynorthside.com

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