Cleveland Public Theatre & Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Present ROAD TO HOPE

Cleveland Public Theatre & Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Present ROAD TO HOPE

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce ROAD TO HOPE at OUTHWAITE COMMUNITY HOMES, a free performing arts event celebrating hope, honoring Cleveland's leadership role in areas of social justice and equity, addressing modern day struggles for freedom and justice, and rejoicing in Outhwaite Homes' historical community center and its resident services - a prelude to Cleveland Public Theatre's fourth annual Station Hope celebration on April 29 at St. John's Episcopal Church, Cleveland's first authenticated Underground Railroad site.

ROAD TO HOPE at OUTHWAITE HOMES is presented in a partnership with Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and will feature theatre, spoken word, music and dance created by Northeast Ohio artists. Outhwaite Home's Brick City Theatre youth ensemble and Family Collective will perform their original play, The Mayor, The Brother, The Grandmas and The Wise People of Outhwaite Homes, inspired by the lives and legacy of Louis and Carl B. Stokes, raised at Outhwaite Homes in the 1940's. ROAD TO HOPE will be a vibrant celebration of community, hope, history and Cleveland's connection to social justice issues of the past and present.

ROAD TO HOPE features performances by CPT's Brick City Theatre, Inlet Dance Theatre, Robin Pease & Kulture Kids, Cliff Holt, Kalim Hill, Twelve Literary and Performative Arts Incubator, Hue People and CMHA Voices. ROAD TO HOPE is proudly presented in conjunction with the yearlong Stokes commemoration project, honoring the legacies of Mayor Carl B. Stokes and Congressman Louis Stokes. Learn more at stokes50cle.com.

For videos from last year's Road to Hope events, visit:
Lakeview Terrace Community Center in Cleveland

Christ Episcopal Church in Shaker Heights

Cozad-Bates House in University Circle
MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland

For a brief video trailer on Station Hope, watch below:

About Station Hope 2017

CPT's fourth annual Station Hope event will take place on Saturday, April 29, from 6:30-10:00pmon the grounds of St. John's Episcopal Church, 2600 Church Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Station Hope is a jubilant community event inspired by Cleveland's social justice heritage, featuring over 250 individual artists and 50+ community and professional arts & culture organizations from across Northeast Ohio, creating diverse original works reflecting on and engaging with contemporary themes of social justice, equity and a shared vision of hope. Station Hope is free, family-friendly and open to all.

Cleveland Public Theatre's Station Hope event is presented in partnership with The Episcopal Diocese of Ohio & St. John's Institute, Ward 3 Councilman Kerry McCormack, Ohio City Incorporated, Graham Veysey & Marika Shioiri-Clark, Restore Cleveland Hope & the Cozad-Bates House and Global Cleveland with over 50 participating arts groups and 250 individual artists from the Northeast Ohio region.

Ticket & Show Information

ROAD TO HOPE at OUTHWAITE HOMES is a free event and will take place on Saturday, March 25, from 2:00-5:00pm, in Outhwaite Homes Community Center, located at 2452 East 46th Street, Cleveland, OH 44104. The event is open to all ages.

Road to Hope at Outhwaite Homes

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 2:00-5:00pm
Outhwaite Homes Community Center

2452 East 46th Street, Cleveland, OH 44104

No tickets needed. The family-friendly event is FREE AND OPEN TO ALL.

For more information, visit http://www.cptonline.org/performances/seasons/2016-2017/road-to-hope-outhwaite-homes

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