Passport Events by Month

The Culture Works Passport to the Arts Membership is provided to Culture Works supporters who donate $85 or more to Culture Works. Passport Membership provides Buy One – Get One FREE tickets to a variety of arts and cultural events around the Dayton Region, as well as admission, restaurant, and retail discounts. Check out the 2018-2019 line-up of Passport-eligible performances below. More eligible events are still being added!
All performances are eligible for Buy One-Get One FREE tickets unless otherwise noted:

2018:    July   August   September   October   November   December
2019:    January    February    March    April    May    June

 

July 2018

The Dayton Art Institute – Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits
The Dayton Art Institute
Saturday, June 23, 2018 – Sunday, September 16, 2018
Muse Machine – The Joint Is Jumpin’
The Loft Theatre
Wednesday, July 18 at 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 18 at 8:30pm
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August 2018

The Dayton Art Institute – Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits
The Dayton Art Institute
Saturday, June 23, 2018 – Sunday, September 16, 2018
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September 2018

The Dayton Art Institute – Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits
The Dayton Art Institute
Saturday, June 23, 2018 – Sunday, September 16, 2018
The Human Race Theatre Company – Banned from Baseball
The Loft Theatre
Thursday, September 6 at 8:00pm
Friday, September 7 at 8:00pm
Saturday, September 8 at 8:00pm
Sunday, September 9 at 2:00pm
Sunday, September 9 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00pm
Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00pm
Thursday, September 13 at  8:00pm
Dare 2 Defy Productions – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Victoria Theatre
Friday, September 14 at 8:00pm
Saturday, September 15 at 2:00pm
Saturday, September 15 at 8:00pm
Middletown Lyric Theatre – Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Middletown Lyric Theatre
Friday, September 14 at 8:00pm
Saturday, September 15 at 8:00pm
Friday, September 21 at 8:00pm
Saturday, September 22 at 3:00pm
Saturday, September 22 at 8:00pm
The Dayton Art Institute – 2019 Oktoberfest
DAI
Saturday, September 22
Sunday, September 23
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Pictures at an Exhibition*
Schuster Center
Friday, September 28 at 8:00pm
Saturday, September 29 at 8:00pm
*FREE to Passport members – Current Passport Members can receive two FREE tickets to either Pictures at an Exhibition OR Bruch and Mussorgsky. Order through Ticket Center Stage.
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Bruch and Mussorgsky*
Schuster Center
Sunday, September 30 at 3:00pm
*FREE to Passport members – Current Passport Members can receive two FREE tickets to either Pictures at an Exhibition OR Bruch and Mussorgsky. Order through Ticket Center Stage.
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October 2018

Sinclair Theatre – Be More Chill
Blair Hall Theatre
Friday, October 5 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 6 at 8:00pm (American Sign Language Interpreted Performance)
Sunday, October 7 at 2:00pm (American Sign Language Interpreted Performance)
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company – The Bench
Victoria Theatre
Saturday, October 6 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 7 at 4:00pm
Springfield Symphony Orchestra – MasterWorks I: Christopher Durrenberger, Piano
Clark State Performing Arts Center
Saturday, October 6 at 7:30pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Star Power: Misha Plays Listz
Schuster Center
Friday, October 12 at 8:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Bernstein & Brahms
Schuster Center
Sunday, October 14 at 3:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – My Fair Broadway: The Hits of Lerner & Lowe
Schuster Center
Friday, October 19 at 8:00pm
Gem City Ballet – Fall Repertory
Stuart Sebastian Performance Space
Friday, October 19, time TBA
Saturday, October 20, time TBA
Sunday, October 21, time TBA
Bach Society of Dayton – Songs of Hope and Freedom
Friday, October 19, time TBA – Central State University
Sunday, October 21, time TBA – Kettering Adventist Church
The Dayton Art Institute – Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs
The Dayton Art Institute
Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Sunday, January 13, 2019
MUSICA – Numinous Nature
St. George’s Episcopal Church
Sunday, October 28 at 3:00pm
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November 2018

The Human Race Theatre Company – An Act of God
The Loft Theatre
Thursday, November 1 at 8:00pm
Friday, November 2 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 3 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 4 at 2:00pm
Sunday, November 4 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 6 at 7:00pm
Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00pm
Thursday, November 8 at 8:00pm
Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra – Fall Concert
Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church
Sunday, November 4 at 3:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Dayton Opera – Rigoletto
Schuster Center
Friday, November 9 at 8:00pm
Dare 2 Defy Productions – Sideshow
The Arts Annex
Friday, November 9 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 10 at 2:00pm
Saturday, November 10 at 8:00pm
Friday, November 16 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 17 at 2:00pm
Saturday, November 17 at 8:00pm
Middletown Lyric Theatre- Other Desert Cities
Middletown Lyric Theatre
Friday, November 9 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 10 at 8:00pm
Friday, November 16 at 8:00pm
Saturday, Saturday 17 at 3:00pm
Saturday, Saturday 17 at 8:00pm
Kettering Children’s Theatre – Fall Production TBA
Rosewood Arts Centre Theatre
Sunday, November 11 at 2:00pm
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December 2018

Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus – Make the Yuletide GAY!
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Saturday, December 1 at 6:00pm
Springfield Symphony Orchestra – NightLights I: Holidays Pops Concert with the SSO Children’s Chorus
Clark State Performing Arts Center
Sunday, December 2 at 3:00pm
Musica – Christmas Concert: Heaven and Nature Sing
Lutheran Church of Our Savior
Sunday, December 9 at 3:00pm
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company – The Littlest Angel
University of Dayton, Kennedy Union Boll Theatre
Friday, December 14 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 15 at 3:00pm
Saturday, December 15 at 7:30pm
Middletown Lyric Theatre – Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play
Middletown Lyric Theatre
Friday, December 14 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 15 at 8:00pm
Friday, December 21 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 22 at 3:00pm
Saturday, December 22 at 8:00pm
Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra – Community Christmas Concert (FREE TO ALL)
Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church
Sunday, December 16 at 3:00pm
Sunday, December 16 at 7:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Dayton Ballet – The Nutcracker
Schuster Center
Thursday, December 20 at 7:30pm
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January 2019

Muse Machine – 2019 Musical: Mamma Mia!
Victoria Theatre
Thursday, January 10 at 7:00pm
Friday, January 11 at 8:00pm
Saturday, January 12 at 3:00pm
Saturday, January 12 at 8:00pm
Sunday, January 13 at 2:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Dayton Philharmonic – Griminelli: Flautista Italiano
Schuster Center
Friday, January 11 at 8:00pm
Springfield Symphony Orchestra – MasterWorks II: Julian Schwartz, Cello
Clark State Performing Arts Center
Saturday, January 12 at 7:30pm
Dare 2 Defy Productions – Assassins
The Arts Annex
Friday, January 18 at 8:00pm
Saturday, January 19 at 2:00pm
Saturday, January 19 at 8:00pm
Friday, January 25 at 8:00pm
Saturday, January 26 at 2:00pm
Saturday, January 26 at 8:00pm
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company – IABD 2019 – Onyx: Etched in Stone, Resilient Through Time
Victoria Theatre
Saturday, January 26 at 2:00pm
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February 2019

Sinclair Theatre – Silent Sky
Black Box Theatre
Friday, February 8 at 8:00pm
Saturday, February 9 at 8:00pm (American Sign Language Interpreted Performance)
Sunday, February 10 at 2:00pm (American Sign Language Interpreted Performance)
Thursday, February 14 at 7:00pm (American Sign Language Interpreted Performance)
Friday, February 15 at 8:00pm
Saturday, February 16 at 8:00pm
Springfield Symphony Orchestra – NightLights II: The Magical Music of Disney
Clark State Performing Arts Center
Saturday, February 9 at 7:30pm
The Human Race Theatre Company – Around the World in 80 Days
The Loft Theatre
Thursday, February 28 at 8:00pm
Friday, March 1 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 2 at 8:00pm
Sunday, March 3 at 2:00pm
Sunday, March 3 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00pm
Thursday, March 7 at 8:00pm
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March 2019

The Human Race Theatre Company – Around the World in 80 Days
The Loft Theatre
Thursday, February 28 at 8:00pm
Friday, March 1 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 2 at 8:00pm
Sunday, March 3 at 2:00pm
Sunday, March 3 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00pm
Thursday, March 7 at 8:00pm
Middletown Lyric Theatre – Baby
Middletown Lyric Theatre
Friday, March 1 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 2 at 8:00pm
Friday, March 8 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 9 at 3:00pm
Saturday, March 9 at 8:00pm
Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra – Winter Concert
Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church
Sunday, March 3 at 3:00pm
Dare 2 Defy Productions – The Wizard of Oz (Youth Production and Fundraiser)
Victoria Theatre
Friday, March 8 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 9 at 2:00pm
Saturday, March 9 at 8:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Opera – String Quartet Gems
The Dayton Art Institute
Sunday, March 10 at 3:00pm
Dare 2 Defy Productions – Violet
The Arts Annex
Friday, March 15 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 16 at 2:00pm
Saturday, March 16 at 8:00pm
Friday, March 22 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 23 at 2:00pm
Saturday, March 23 at 8:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Bach to the Future
Schuster Center
Sunday, March 17 at 3:00pm
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company – Balance (DCDC2 and UD Dance Ensemble)
University of Dayton, Kennedy Union Boll Theatre
Saturday, March 23 at 8:00pm
Sunday, March 24 at 1:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – A Brahms Treasury
Schuster Center
Saturday, March 22 at 8:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Opera – Opera Star Recital: Ryan Speedo Green
Schuster Center
Sunday, March 24 at 3:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Top Twenty Rock Hits of All Time
Schuster Center
Saturday, March 30 at 8:00pm
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April 2019

Gem City Ballet – Spring Repertory
Stuart Sebastian Performance Space
Dates TBD
Kettering Children’s Theatre – Winter Production TBA
Rosewood Arts Centre
Dates TBD
Middletown Lyric Theatre – Fix Me, Jesus
Middletown Lyric Theatre
Friday, April 5 at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 6 at 8:00pm
Friday, April 12 at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 13 at 3:00pm
Saturday, April 13 at 8:00pm
Sinclair Theatre – All Childish Things
Black Box Theatre
Friday, April 5 at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 6 at 8:00pm
Sunday, April 7 at 2:00pm
Thursday, April 11 at 7:00pm
Friday, April 12 at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 13 at 8:00pm
Springfield Symphony Orchestra – MasterWorks III: Nikita Mndoyants, Piano
Clark State Performing Arts Center
Saturday, April 6 at 7:30pm
Kettering Children’s Choir – Spring Concert
Schuster Center
Wednesday, April 17, time TBD
The Human Race Theatre Company – Sylvia
The Loft Theatre
Thursday, April 25 at 8:00pm
Friday, April 26 at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 27 at 8:00pm
Sunday, April 28 at 2:00pm
Sunday, April 28 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00pm
Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00pm
Thursday, May 2 at 8:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Sgt. Pepper’s: The Classical Connections Edition
Schuster Center
Sunday, April 28 at 3:00pm
Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra – Spring Concert
Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church
Sunday, April 28 at 3:00pm
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May 2019

Dare 2 Defy Productions – Annie
Victoria Theatre
Friday, May 3 at 8:00pm
Saturday, May 4 at 2:00pm
Saturday, May 4 at 8:00pm
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company – Golden Anniversary Gala Concert
Schuster Center
Saturday, May 4 at 6:30pm
Musica – Wild Child
Harmony Creek Church
Sunday, May 5 at 3:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Mauceri Meets Daurov
Schuster Center
Friday, May 10 at 8:00pm
Bach Society of Dayton – Glorious Brass
Kettering Seventh Day Adventist
Sunday, May 12, time TBD
Sinclair Theatre – Empowered Dance
Blair Hall Theatre
Friday, May 17 at 8:00pm
Saturday, May 18 at 8:00pm
Discover Classical 88.1FM WDPR – Rising Star Gala
UD River Campus
Date TBD
Springfield Symphony Orchestra – MasterWorks IV:Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
Clark State Performing Arts Center
Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Hello, Louis! A Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Schuster Center
Friday, May 31 at 8:00pm
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June 2019

Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus – DIVAS
Victoria Theatre
Saturday, June 1 at 8:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Concertmaster’s Choice
The Dayton Art Institute
Sunday, June 2 at 3:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Mozart & Mahler
Schuster Center
Friday, June 7 at 8:00pm
Middletown Lyric Theatre – The Loman Family Picnic
Middletown Lyric Theatre
Friday, June 7 at 8:00pm
Saturday, June 8 at 8:00pm
Friday, June 14 at 8:00pm
Saturday, June 15 at 3:00pm
Saturday, June 15 at 8:00pm
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance – Philharmonic – Mahler: Symphony No. 1
Schuster Center
Sunday, June 9 at 3:00pm
The Human Race Theatre Company – Lizzie
The Loft Theatre
Thursday, June 13 at 8:00pm
Friday, June 14 at 8:00pm
Saturday, June 15 at 8:00pm
Sunday, June 16 at 2:00pm
Sunday, June 16 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 18 at 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00pm
Thursday, June 20 at 8:00pm
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