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MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL and More on Sale Today at Playhouse Square MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL and More on Sale Today at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Cleveland

Three new shows go on sale today at Playhouse Square. Scroll down for details! (more...)
BWW Review:  “Best of Broadway' brings out the best of the Cleveland Orchestra and Festival Chorus at Blossom BWW Review: “Best of Broadway' brings out the best of the Cleveland Orchestra and Festival Chorus at Blossom
by Roy Berko on July 21, 2017 in Cleveland

A massive Blossom crowd, a nearly full amphitheater and a lawn in which not a blade of grass was not the covered with blankets, table cloths, lawn chairs and people, came out to hear the 'Best of Broadway,' a series of groovy music, jive, jazz, tin pan alley and ballads from the golden years of musicals performed on the Great White Way. (more...)
BRING IT! LIVE Coming to Playhouse Square This July BRING IT! LIVE Coming to Playhouse Square This July
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Cleveland

After a massive sold-out 2016 summer tour, Lifetime's hit series Bring It! is back by overwhelming demand, and set to take the stage in Cleveland. Miss D and her Dancing Dolls, the stars of Lifetime's hit series Bring It! return to the live stage Today, July 21 at 8 p.m. at State Theatre at Playhouse Square as part of the 'Bring It! Live' 2017 summer tour. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Cleveland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: The Hills Are Alive, Once Again, with the THE SOUND OF MUSIC Courtesy of Playhouse Square BWW Review: The Hills Are Alive, Once Again, with the THE SOUND OF MUSIC Courtesy of Playhouse Square
by Roy Berko on July 19, 2017 in Cleveland

The hills are alive, once again, with the 'Sound of Music' courtesy of Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH (more...)
48th Annual Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival Announced 48th Annual Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in Cleveland

Autumn in Roscoe Village is a special time of year. The beautiful scenery of central Ohio's rolling hills, the crisp mornings that transform into warm afternoons, and the smoky-sweet aroma of homemade apple butter bubbling over an open fire combine to make the Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival in Historic Roscoe Village the perfect Fall event.  Now in its 48th year, the Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival has attracted crowds of all ages to experience the sights, sounds and flavors of the season. (more...)
BWW Review: GROUNDWORKS DANCE THEATER delights again in Cain Park concert BWW Review: GROUNDWORKS DANCE THEATER delights again in Cain Park concert
by Roy Berko on July 19, 2017 in Cleveland

As such television programs as 'So You Think You Can Dance' and 'World of Dance' convince more and more people to appreciate dance as an art form, they also create a higher barrier for local companies to leap. With such superb choreographers as Tony winning Mia Michaels, Travis Wall, Sonya Tayeh and Tyce Diorio creating visual marvels, and national and world-wide dancers modeling what is 'good' in dance, expectations for local companies rise. (more...)
2017 Air Show Will Rock the Runway 2017 Air Show Will Rock the Runway
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Cleveland

The 2017 Cleveland National Air Show presented by Discount Drug Mart will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and will take place Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 2, 3 & 4) at Burke Lakefront Airport in downtown Cleveland.  (more...)
Single Tickets on Sale August 1st for Cleveland Orchestra's 2017-18 Season Single Tickets on Sale August 1st for Cleveland Orchestra's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Cleveland

Individual concert tickets for The Cleveland Orchestra's 2017-18 Season and 100th year of concerts go on sale on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, online at clevelandorchestra.com, by phone at 216-231-1111, and in person at the Severance Hall Ticket Office. (more...)
THE BLUES BROTHERS, WHEN HARRY MET SALLY and More Set for 20th Annual CINEMA AT THE SQUARE THE BLUES BROTHERS, WHEN HARRY MET SALLY and More Set for 20th Annual CINEMA AT THE SQUARE
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Cleveland

The beautiful Connor Palace is jumping back in time to transport Cleveland to the Golden Era of Cinema during the 20th Annual Cinema at the Square classic film series, presented by Medical Mutual, August 3-20. (more...)
Music Director Franz Welser-Most to Lead Cleveland Orchestra in Fall Gala Concert Music Director Franz Welser-Most to Lead Cleveland Orchestra in Fall Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Cleveland

The Cleveland Orchestra announces additional details of its annual Gala Evening at Severance Hall on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., with Music Director Franz Welser-Most and The Cleveland Orchestra. (more...)
Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to Bring 'Why Would You Do That?' Tour to Playhouse Square Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to Bring 'Why Would You Do That?' Tour to Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Cleveland

Sebastian Maniscalco will bring his Why Would You Do That? tour to the Connor Palace on November 11. (more...)
BWW Review: Overly Long, Thought-Provoking NEIGHBORS at Convergence Continuum BWW Review: Overly Long, Thought-Provoking NEIGHBORS at Convergence Continuum
by Roy Berko on July 16, 2017 in Cleveland

'Neighbors,' penned by Jacobs-Jenkins, is now on stage at convergence-continuum. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in Cleveland

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for Cleveland (more...)
BWW Review: Idina Menzel in Concert at Jacobs Pavilion BWW Review: Idina Menzel in Concert at Jacobs Pavilion
by Roy Berko on July 16, 2017 in Cleveland

Menzel's openness to the audience, her kid-inclusiveness, courtesy to her joint performers and fine singing voice, made for a fine evening of entertainment. Applause, applause! (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces Fourth Annual Summers@Severance Concerts, 7/14-8/18 Cleveland Orchestra Announces Fourth Annual Summers@Severance Concerts, 7/14-8/18
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Cleveland

Following three successful seasons of Summers@Severance concerts (inaugurated in 2014), The Cleveland Orchestra has announced a fourth year of Summers@Severance concerts today nights at Severance Hall.  The series of orchestra concerts, sponsored by Thompson Hine LLP, will take place July 14, July 28, and August 18, 2017.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in Cleveland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
Raymond Bobgan, CPT Executive Artistic Director, Selected Join TCG Board of Directors Raymond Bobgan, CPT Executive Artistic Director, Selected Join TCG Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce that Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, welcomes Raymond Bobgan, CPT Executive Artistic Director to its prestigious board of directors. Raymond joins five other new members from around the country including Will Davis, artistic director, American Theatre Company, Chicago, IL; Jamie Herlich, director of development, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA; Benita Hofstetter Koman, executive director, The Roy Cockrum Foundation, Reedville, VA; Johamy Morales, education director, Creede Repertory Theatre, Creede, CO; and Randy Reyes, artistic director, Mu Performing Arts, St. Paul, MN. (more...)
Cleveland Teens Create An Original Play at CPT's STEP Youth on Tour Cleveland Teens Create An Original Play at CPT's STEP Youth on Tour
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Theatre's (CPT) Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to present the return of CPT's celebrated Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP), Cleveland's longest-running arts and job training program for urban teens. STEP celebrates its 23rd year with the latest original play, And Yet, We Shine, on tour to Cleveland city parks from August 1-11. (more...)
THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S. THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Cleveland

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.    (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Calls for Volunteers for 2017-18 Season at Severance Hall Cleveland Orchestra Calls for Volunteers for 2017-18 Season at Severance Hall
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Cleveland

Severance Hall, home of The Cleveland Orchestra, is seeking volunteer ushers and tour guides for the upcoming season, which runs September 2017 to June 2018. Open interview sessions for new volunteers will be held at Severance Hall from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, and Tuesday, August 22, and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27. (more...)
BWW Review:  Seldom-staged “City of Angels” now at Beck Center for the Arts BWW Review: Seldom-staged “City of Angels” now at Beck Center for the Arts
by Roy Berko on July 11, 2017 in Cleveland

'City of Angels,' a version of which is now on stage at Beck Center, opened on Broadway in December of 1989 and ran through January, 1992, in a healthy run of almost 900 performances. Lakewood's Dee Hoty, a three-time Tony nominee, played a leading role in the Great White Way run. (more...)
Three New Shows On Sale This Friday at Playhouse Square Three New Shows On Sale This Friday at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk on July 10, 2017 in Cleveland

in the State Theatre. Earlier today, celebrated singer-songwriter Tori Amos announced via Facebook Live her extensive North American fall concert schedule, in support of her anticipated new album Native Invader, available on Decca Records on September 8. Tori Amos is one of the most successful, prolific and influential artists of her generation. Native Invader is Tori's fifteenth studio album, following 2014's Unrepentant Geraldines - her eighth Billboard Top 10 album. (more...)
Enter to Take the Ride of a Lifetime Before the Cleveland National Air Show Enter to Take the Ride of a Lifetime Before the Cleveland National Air Show
by BWW News Desk on July 10, 2017 in Cleveland

The Cleveland National Air Show and Discount Drug Mart, in partnership with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), will provide the opportunity of a lifetime for a lucky child. The EAA Young Eagles Flight Essay Contest will award one child a Young Eagles Flight with aerobatic legend Sean D. Tucker. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 7/09/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 7/09/2017
by BWW on July 09, 2017 in Cleveland

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/09/2017 for Cleveland (more...)