Stories in Motion

For the upcoming 2023-2024 season, The Human Race Theatre Company sparks creativity, imagination and invention through a season of “stories in motion,” with shows inspired by or adapted from existing tales.

Explore the 2023-2024 Season

Artistic Director Emily Wells announces the 2023-24 Season

Upcoming Shows & Events

OCTOBER 26 - NOVEMBER 12, 2023
$10 - $53

Two remarkable women confront their differing world views with humor and grace–and still manage to find common ground.

The Loft Theatre
NOVEMBER 6, 2023

WAITING FOR ELLA, a new play in development by Ohio playwright Michael London, expresses the hope, longing and shared identity among 4 indigenous singers.

DECEMBER 13 - 23, 2023
$10 - $53

You won’t look at The North Pole the same way again in this hilarious and unexpected ride!

Health & Safety Policies

The Human Race follows the science and guidelines as set forth by the CDC and local government agencies.  The Human Race also follows the mandates of Actors’ Equity Association – the union for professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

Masks are welcome at the Loft Theatre, but not required.  If you are feeling ill, remember that we can reschedule your tickets for another performance.

We encourage getting the vaccine and booster to keep yourself and others around you safe.

Health & Safety Policies

The Cast of The Full Monty, 2015
The Cast of Legendale, 2017

Get your tickets today

Whether you want to see a single show or reserve your seat for the season, we offer a variety of ticket options that allow you to enjoy the unique experience of The Human Race Theatre Company.

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The Cast of Brighton Beach Memoirs, 2017
The Cast of LIZZIE, 2017

We’re dedicated to furthering equity and opportunity for regional professionals in the performing arts.

Candice Handy & Laurie Carter Rose of The Cake, 2019

We provide quality entertainment by elevating performances that push boundaries, challenge perceptions and expand minds.

Photo courtesy of Daybreak Dayton

We’re an integral and invested member of the Dayton community who believes art should be accessible to all.