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it's not a trip it's a journey

Began 4 days ago

Sep 23 - 8:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dates & Times:

September 23 - October 9

  • Wed - Sat at 8 PM
  • Sundays at 3


I feel like a journey is just a hard vacation or is that wrong?

Get in the car with your four best friends – we’re about to change our lives. June, Frankie, Rain, and Willie set out on a cross-country journey that tests their identities and strengthens their bonds as they explore their own ways of being Black, femme, and American in this National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.

Keywords: Roadtrip ·  friendships ·  Black femme ·  America

Rated: PG-13 (language, adult themes)

Run Time: 2 hours including one 15 minute intermission.


Ariel Mary Ann … Willie
Angelique Archer … Frankie
A.J. Baldwin … Rain
Jasimine Bouldin … June

Director: Daryl Harris

Intimacy Direction: Torie Wiggins
Choreography: Kim Popa
Scenic & Lighting Designer: Andrew Hungerford
Costume Designer: Noelle Wedig-Johnston
Sound Designer: Douglas Borntrager
Props Designer & Scenic Artist: Danielle Robison
Stage Manager: Grace Wohlschlegel
Technical Director: Jim Stark

Pandemic Safety: Please note that masks will be required for all audience members during the run of it’s not a trip it’s a journeyRead more about our health and safety policies.


Living Wage Tickets: $35

If you’re able to pay a little more for a ticket, you help our artists survive AND keep the Know accessible to all.

Regular Tickets: $25

Our affordable regular priced ticket option.

Low-cost Admission Option: $15

If your budget is feeling tight this month, you are welcome to click this option.

For folks who otherwise might not be able to take part, we also make Wednesday performances even more accessible through a program we call The Welcome Experiment:

Welcome Experiment Advance Tickets: $5

At Wednesday night MainStage performances, we’ve got tickets available in advance for just $5.

Welcome Experiment Walkup Tickets: $0 (or pay what you wish)

For Wednesday night MainStage performances, half of the seats are reserved for walkup customers, with tickets available at no cost.

Contact Information:

Associate Artistic Director Tamara Winters
[email protected]