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  • Parents’ Day Out to see BARBECUE

    SUNDAY, APRIL 30 at 2 PM. YOU WATCH THE SHOW, WE'LL ENTERTAIN THE KIDS.

    This week is your final chance to catch BARBECUE… an acclaimed, hilarious, and devastating comedy by Robert O’Hara. Can’t find a babysitter? Don’t let that keep you from the show! We’re offering a free theatre activity workshop for kids 5-12 in The Human Race Theatre Company rehearsal room during the Sunday, April 30th performance of … Continue reading “Parents’ Day Out to see BARBECUE”

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  • Chillin & Grillin

    Join us to celebrate the opening of 'BARBECUE' while enjoying a heaping helping of community spirit.

    BARBECUE by Robert O’Hara, will be live at the Loft from April 13 to April 30. We’ve lined up a bevy of events and engagements to celebrate this hilarious and devastating comedy. Free Community Barbecue Saturday, April 15 | 2 TO 5 PM | The Inspiration Church The Human Race Theatre Company in partnership with … Continue reading “Chillin’ & Grillin’”

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  • BARBECUE Recipe-for-a-recipe

    Share your favorite family recipe with other theatre lovers and treat yourself by taking and trying one of their recipes.

    We are so excited about our upcoming performances of Barbecue! To help celebrate, we invite you to participate in our Recipe-for-a-recipe game. Family barbecues and cookouts are something that we all enjoy! There is nothing better than the anticipation of enjoying a signature dish made by the hands of your favorite family member! We all … Continue reading “Recipe-for-a-recipe”

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  • The Human Race Theatre Company in partnership with The Inspiration Church invites the city of Dayton, Ohio to join us for a FREE Community Barbecue!

    Now that the weather is beginning to break and Spring is almost here, let’s celebrate outside! The Human Race Theatre Company in partnership with The Inspiration Church welcomes the community of Dayton, Ohio to come together for a memorable time of food, fun, and fellowship! On Saturday, April 15th, 2023 – from 2 PM-5 PM … Continue reading “2023 Community Barbecue”

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  • Returning to the role of Cindy Lou Who is hilarious Cincinnati native and Wright State graduate, Alex Sunderhaus.

    Who’s Holiday! Parents’ Night Out

    Cindy Lou Who returns to Dayton for The Human Race Theatre Company’s Who's Holiday! in an irreverent, hilarious good time

    She’s back!  Cindy Lou Who returns to Dayton for The Human Race Theatre Company’s Who’s Holiday! in an irreverent, hilarious good time, not suitable for the whole family. Playwright Matthew Lombardo serves up an antidote to the holiday blues with a wildly funny and heartfelt adults-only comedy about grown-up Cindy Lou Who.  She trips along … Continue readingWho’s Holiday! Parents’ Night Out”

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  • two beer cans showing the EXIT STAGE LEFT mark with logos from THE HUMAN RACE THEATRE COMPANY and BRANCH & BONE ARTISAN ALES.

    Introducing EXIT STAGE LEFT Pilsner

    Ironically, a drama-free collaboration between Branch & Bone Artisan Ales and The Human Race Theatre Company.

    Available starting December 2 at Branch & Bone Artisan Ales and performances of Who’s Holiday! We are kindred organizations inspired by the passion and spirit of the city that we call home. Fiercely independent, committed to service, committed to creating great art. And hell yes, when it’s done right, beer IS art. Introducing EXIT STAGE … Continue reading “Introducing EXIT STAGE LEFT Pilsner”

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  • Single Show Tickets are on sale now!

    Our Groundbreaking 2022-23 Season has something for everyone.

    This season includes two World Premieres (one play and one musical), a regional premiere, a Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, and the return of a favorite. EXPLORE THE SHOW LIST

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  • Kevin Moore: At the Heart of The Human Race

    36 YEARS OF THOUGHT-PROVOKING PRODUCTION, LEADERSHIP & LOVE WERE CELEBRATED

    On Saturday, May 14, 2022, beloved faces from The Human Race’s past and present came together at The Victoria Theatre to give Kevin Moore the retirement send-off he deserved. Thank you to everyone – the writers, performers, and most importantly, YOU, the people who support The Human Race Theatre Company – for helping us send … Continue reading “Kevin Moore: At the Heart of The Human Race”

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  • The Human Race boldly marches into its next 35 years with a groundbreaking 22-23 Loft Season

    The Human Race embraces its mission of “exploring the human condition” in its 36th season by presenting themes of family, national security, dementia, creativity, race, and autism. Honoring its mission by “promoting enlightenment, inclusion and understanding,” the season includes two World Premieres (one play and one musical), a regional premiere, a Tony and Pulitzer Prize … Continue reading “The Human Race boldly marches into its next 35 years with a groundbreaking 22-23 Loft Season”

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  • Isabella Roberts in Everything That’s Beautiful, 2022.
    Photo by Scott J. Kimmins

    Everything That’s Beautiful draws rave reviews

    The League of Cincinnati Theatres and Dayton.com praised HRTC's groundbreaking production of Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder’s play

    The Human Race’s production of Everything That’s Beautiful received glowing reviews, including this excerpt from David Brush at The League of Cincinnati Theatres: “… And then there is Everything That’s Beautiful – which may be a perfect example of what a 2020’s family drama looks like – earnest but honest, emotional but grounded – and … Continue reading “Everything That’s Beautiful draws rave reviews”

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