Playhouse Square to Present Comedy, Concerts and More This Holiday Season

Holiday programming also continues in December with holiday classics and new favorites alike.

By: Nov. 20, 2023
Playhouse Square to Present Comedy, Concerts and More This Holiday Season

Playhouse Square will welcome unique shows to its stages this December, spanning comedy, dance, music and theatrical performances and more. Click the name of each event below to find out more about that individual performance. Additional photo assets can be found here. 

Holiday programming also continues in December with holiday classics and new favorites alike. To see the full list of holiday events, see the end of the release.  

Visit playhousesquare.org for the most updated schedule, as events are always being added. 

Broadway: 

December 5 – 10, Times Vary, Check Link for Details | Connor Palace 

Hairspray 

Huntington Featured Performance

Comedy: 

December 2 at 7:00 p.m. | Connor Palace 

Hasan Minhaj 

December 2 at 8:00 p.m. | Hanna Theatre 

Todd Barry 

December 3 at 7:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Steve Martin & Martin Short 

Concerts:

 

December 2 at 7:30 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Straight No Chaser – Sleighin' It Tour 

December 10 at 7:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2023 

December 15 at 7:30 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Raymond Arroyo 

December 16 at 8:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis 

December 17 at 2:00 p.m. | Hanna Theatre 

Jim Brickman's “A Joyful Christmas” 

December 17 at 6:30 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

A Family Christmas with We the Kingdom & Matt Maher  

December 30 at 7:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

The Legendary Soul Jam 

Dance: 

December 8 at 7:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

The Hip Hop Nutcracker  

Theatrical: 

December 1 – 16, Times Vary, Check Link for Details | Allen Theatre 

Black Nativity 

December 23 at 4:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

A Magical Cirque Christmas 

Resident Companies: 

November 24 – December 23, Times Vary, Check Link for Details | Hanna Theatre 

A Christmas Carol 

Great Lakes Theater 

December 14 – 23, Times Vary, Check Link for Details | Connor Palace 

The Nutcracker 

Cleveland Ballet 

For Schools: 

Streaming On Demand November 27 – December 15, Check Link for Details 

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day 

Holiday Events: 

November 24 – December 23, Times Vary, Check Link for Details | Hanna Theatre 

A Christmas Carol 

Great Lakes Theater 

November 25 at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. | Hanna Theatre 

Tomáseen Foley's A Celtic Christmas 

November 26 at 2:00 p.m. | Connor Palace 

Cleveland Pops Orchestra Holiday Cheer 

November 26 at 3:00 p.m. | Hanna Theatre 

Sister's Christmas Catechism 

November 30 at 7:30 p.m. | Connor Palace 

WGAR Winter Wonder Jam Starring Lee Brice 

December 1 – 16, Times Vary, Check Link for Details | Allen Theatre 

Black Nativity 

December 2 at 7:30 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Straight No Chaser – Sleighin' It Tour 

December 8 at 7:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

The Hip Hop Nutcracker  

December 10 at 7:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2023 

December 14 – 23, Times Vary, Check Link for Details | Connor Palace 

The Nutcracker 

Cleveland Ballet 

December 15 at 7:30 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Raymond Arroyo 

December 16 at 8:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis 

December 17 at 2:00 p.m. | Hanna Theatre 

Jim Brickman's “A Joyful Christmas” 

December 17 at 6:30 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

A Family Christmas with We the Kingdom & Matt Maher  

December 23 at 4:00 p.m. | KeyBank State Theatre 

A Magical Cirque Christmas 

  

Playhouse Square, home to the largest Broadway season ticket holder community in North America, is Northeast Ohio's destination for entertainment. A not-for-profit performing arts center, Playhouse Square is a champion of arts education and downtown Cleveland, and proud to be the home of The City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland Ballet, Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland Play House, Cleveland State University Department of Theatre and Dance, DANCECleveland, Great Lakes Theater and Tri-C JazzFest.  




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