16 04, 2020


By |2020-04-17T13:50:35-04:00April 16th, 2020|GREAT STORIES|

Who remembers the 1970’s Heinz Ketchup commercial using Carly Simon’s classic song, “Anticipation?”  It’s all about waiting for, or anticipating, the goodness of a slow-pouring, rich and thick burger condiment.  The commercial ends with Casey Kasem stating, “the taste that’s worth the wait.”  Well, amidst shelter-at-home and social distancing, it is safe to assume [...]

13 04, 2020

Poetry is Life Distilled

By |2020-04-14T11:02:09-04:00April 13th, 2020|GREAT STORIES|

Every April, educational groups across the country herald the start of another National Poetry Month (NPM). Since its inception in 1996, NPM has been an occasion to acknowledge the invaluable ways the world’s poets have contributed to our global culture. It’s also a time when poetic creation is inspired and supported through a variety [...]

31 03, 2020

A Glimpse Behind the Curtain

By |2020-04-02T14:54:18-04:00March 31st, 2020|GREAT STORIES|

Over the last few months, we have been thinking about ways to reach out and build new connections with you. Ways we can welcome you behind the Norton Center curtain, introduce you to our staff and invite you to take a closer look at the context surrounding our performances and programs. With this in [...]

24 03, 2020

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performance at Norton Center canceled

By |2020-03-30T11:02:15-04:00March 24th, 2020|Press|

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has announced the cancellation of its performances throughout the month of May, including its May 10 performance of Mozart’s Paris at the Norton Center for the Arts. “We are very sad that our community will not be able to hear the incredible and professional musicality [...]

16 03, 2020

Norton Center closes public spaces, offices remain open

By |2020-06-02T11:27:21-04:00March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the Norton Center for the Arts will close its public spaces beginning March 16. The Administrative Office and Box Office remain open by phone and email to assist patrons Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm. Please call 1-877-HIT-SHOW or 1-859-236-4692, or email nortoncenter@centre.edu, with any questions or concerns. Tickets remain [...]

13 03, 2020

Health and Safety: Kat Edmonson performance canceled

By |2020-03-13T11:49:29-04:00March 13th, 2020|Press|

In response to local COVID-19 developments, the Kat Edmonson performance and TasteMAKER Social scheduled for Saturday, March 14, has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this cancellation may cause, however the health and safety of our patrons, presenters, and staff is our primary concern. The Norton Center box office will contact all Kat [...]

11 03, 2020

Special Health Precautions Statement

By |2020-03-11T09:10:17-04:00March 11th, 2020|Press|

We want to reassure the Norton Center community — partners, presenters, audiences, and staff — that we are monitoring the novel coronavirus [COVID-19] outbreak closely and following updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local health officials. While this situation continues to evolve, we are planning on continuing [...]