Cleveland Play House News

Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play HouseAustin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

The Drama League's Longtime Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth ResignsThe Drama League's Longtime Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth Resigns
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

The Drama League†today†announced the resignation of its longtime artistic director,†Roger T. Danforth.† (more...)

Roger T. Danforth Resigns as Artistic Director of The Drama LeagueRoger T. Danforth Resigns as Artistic Director of The Drama League
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

The Drama League†(Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director)†today announced the resignation of its longtime artistic director,†Roger T. Danforth.†The Drama League (Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director) today announced the resignation of its longtime artistic director, Roger T. Danforth. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAYJack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: CPH's Compelling THE MOUNTAINTOP Places Spotlight on Martin Luther King, Jr.BWW Review: CPH's Compelling THE MOUNTAINTOP Places Spotlight on Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Roy Berko - Feb 1, 2016

Katori Hall, who wrote the award winning play THE MOUNTAINTOP, which is in production at Cleveland Play House, in her script attempts to answer such questions as: What was Martin Luther King, Jr. like as a person? With all the death threats that King received, what was his last night alive like? What did he believe was going to be his ultimate role in the Black rights movement? (more...)

Cleveland Play House Celebrates 20th Anniversary with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, 2/10-2/20Cleveland Play House Celebrates 20th Anniversary with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, 2/10-2/20
by Louisa Brady - Jan 28, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House (CWRU/CPH) MFA Acting Program will open its 20th Anniversary season with Shakespeare's delightful comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona in the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre (The Helen) for 10 performances, February 10-20, 2016. (more...)

New York Shakespeare Exchange Sets February ShakesBEER Pub CrawlNew York Shakespeare Exchange Sets February ShakesBEER Pub Crawl
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

New York Shakespeare Exchange, creator of the viral smash The†Sonnet Project, is thrilled to†announce that their February ShakesBEER, NYC's original Shakespearean pub-crawl, will head to Greenwhich Village for two dates in February. The February ShakesBEER takes place on Saturday, February 6 and Saturday, February 13. (more...)

BWW Interview: From Kinky Boots to Killer Plants- Joey Taranto Heads to Cleveland for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!BWW Interview: From Kinky Boots to Killer Plants- Joey Taranto Heads to Cleveland for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 22, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright fill Cleveland Play House's Allen Theatre, and that's partially due to Joey Taranto. The Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (now through February 7), led by Ari Butler (Seymour), Lauren Molina (Audrey), and Taranto as the dentist with a mean-streak, Orin, as well as other various roles. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Joey Taranto Performs 'Dentist!' from Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSSTAGE TUBE: Joey Taranto Performs 'Dentist!' from Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. CPH's production brings this dark storyline to life with loads of gleefully twisted comedy and head-bopping doo-wop on the Allen Theatre stage now through Feb. 7. The theatre company just tweeted a first listen to original KINKY BOOTS cast member Joey Taranto performing 'Dentist!' - check it out below! (more...)

Elizabeth A. Davis to Sing WILD & FREE with Cast of INDIAN JOE Musical at Feinstein's/54 BelowElizabeth A. Davis to Sing WILD & FREE with Cast of INDIAN JOE Musical at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Elizabeth A. Davis in WILD & FREE, Wednesday, January 27th and Thursday, January 28th. (more...)

BWW Review: Musical Black Comedy Delights and Could Incite Thinking at Cleveland Play HouseBWW Review: Musical Black Comedy Delights and Could Incite Thinking at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Jan 18, 2016

How does the musical black comedy LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS fit into the Cleveland Play House's 100th anniversary theme of paying homage to their history? To find the answer requires going back to May, 1916, when the theatre staged THE DEATH OF TINTAGILES. The avant-garde play starred marionettes created by Helen Haiman Joseph, who created The Puppet Players Theatre at CPH in the mid-1920s. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of George Brant's MARIE AND ROSETTAAtlantic Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of George Brant's MARIE AND ROSETTA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

?Atlantic Theater Company has to announced the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, as part of its 2016-2017 season in the fall. (more...)

Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Opens TonightCleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright will fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. CPH's production†brings this dark storyline to life with loads of gleefully twisted comedy and head-bopping doo-wop on the Allen Theatre stage now through Feb. 7. Opening night is tonight, January 15, 2016. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/15; GEORGIE at Signature, LITTLE SHOP in Cleveland and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/15; GEORGIE at Signature, LITTLE SHOP in Cleveland and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 15, 2016

**Results of the 2015 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards are being audited and posted. Check out the winners that have been announced in New Jersey, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Connecticut, Minneapolis, Wichita, Long Island, Raleigh, Madison, Central PA, West Virginia, Columbus, Chicago, Birmingham, Houston, Delaware, Miami, Portland, Boston, Dallas, Charlotte, Vermont, Seattle, Louisville, Denver, Baltimore, Nashville, Orlando, Boise, Maine, Cleveland, Phoenix, Austin, Philippines, Detroit, and†Atlanta. †Don't see your region yet? †Stay tuned... more to come soon! (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014). (more...)

Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Coming to Arena StageBenjamin Scheuer's THE LION Coming to Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Award-winning singer/songwriter Benjamin Scheuer's solo musical The Lion makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Scheuer uses his guitar-actually, six guitars-to take audiences on a rock 'n' roll journey and tell a heartwarming coming-of-age story that explores his transition from boyhood to manhood. Called an "irresistible winner" and "deeply moving" by New York Daily News, The Lion is presented in association with Eva Price and runs February 26-April 10, 2016 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Cleveland Play House & The Cleveland Orchestra to Present THE GOOD PEACHESCleveland Play House & The Cleveland Orchestra to Present THE GOOD PEACHES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Cleveland Play House (CPH) and The Cleveland Orchestra announce details of their latest collaboration, The Good Peaches, a play commissioned by CPH and written by Pulitzer Prize and Roe Green Award-winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes. The play will make its world premiere April 14 - 16 on the Allen Theatre stage. The Good Peaches features three actors and a 55-piece chamber orchestra and will be directed by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley and conducted by the Orchestra's Associate Conductor, Brett Mitchell. This presentation marks the third collaboration between CPH and the Orchestra and will feature music excerpted from Benjamin Britten's Sea Interludes and John Adams's Shaker Loops. This production is part of the New Ground Theatre Festival, CPH's annual showcase of new theatrical works, and was made possible by an Art Works Award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), which supports both the creation and presentation of both new and existing work, lifelong learning in the arts, and public engagement with the arts. Additional support was made possible by New Ground Honorary Producer Roe Green, the Keithley Fund for Artistic Collaboration and Westlake Reed Leskosky. (more...)

Tickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on SaleTickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in the Theatre's new home, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. The show runs March 16 - April 24, 2016 at the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre in Writer Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter; Cast Announced!Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THE MOORS by Jen Silverman, directed by Jackson Gay, January 29-February 20 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 4. (more...)

Exclusive Photos! First Look at Lauren Molina, Ari Butler and More in CPH's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSExclusive Photos! First Look at Lauren Molina, Ari Butler and More in CPH's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Just in! †A BroadwayWorld Exclusive! †We have a first look at†Cleveland Play House's (CPH)humorous and heartfelt production of†Little Shop of Horrors.†Hearkening back to its very first productions in 1915 that featured sophisticated marionettes, CPH is bringing the cheeky and blood-thirsty plant Audrey II to life in a production that will be every vocal coach's dream - and every hemophobic's worst nightmare! †Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

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