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Cleveland's Very Own Variety Circus Theatre Filled with Professional Misbehavers WIZBANG! Cleveland's Very Own Variety Circus Theatre Filled with Professional Misbehavers WIZBANG!
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to present Pinch and Squeal's WIZBANG!, originated by Jason and Danielle Tilk, featuring multiple acts performed by world-class variety performers, onstage December 8 and 9, 2017, in CPT's James Levin Theatre. (more...)
Cleveland Play House FESTIVAL OF TREES Returns Cleveland Play House FESTIVAL OF TREES Returns
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is bringing back a holiday favorite this year with Festival of Trees - All Spruced Up! and a new Wreath Raffle. Special thanks to presenting sponsor Dominion Energy, the Allen Theatre lobbies will shine brightly once more with spectacular trees masterfully decorated by local designers. This family-friendly event is free, open to the public, and sure to provide amusement for all. (more...)
Phil Kline's Avant-Garde Holiday Tradition UNSILENT NIGHT to Parade Through 37 Cities This December Phil Kline's Avant-Garde Holiday Tradition UNSILENT NIGHT to Parade Through 37 Cities This December
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Cleveland

This December, composer Phil Kline's mobile sound-sculpture UNSILENT NIGHT takes place in more than 37 cities across the United States and Canada. Streets, parks and sidewalks will come alive with 'a shimmering sound-wall of bells and chimes that is dreamlike to wander through in the December nip' (The Village Voice). (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Cleveland

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Cleveland (more...)
BWW Review: O'Neill's THE HAIRY APE opens Ensemble's 28th season BWW Review: O'Neill's THE HAIRY APE opens Ensemble's 28th season
by Roy Berko on November 20, 2017 in Cleveland

Ensemble Theatre is opening its 28th season, entitled 'We the People,' with O'Neill's 'The Hairy Ape.' The script fits into the theatre's selection of plays that 'celebrates the diversity and dynamics of the population that makes up this 'great nation' while also speaking to the challenges we still face in 2017!' (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19
by Audition Roundup on November 19, 2017 in Cleveland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 19, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; CAMEO's NEXT TO NORMAL Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; CAMEO's NEXT TO NORMAL Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Cleveland

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
CPT & PHS Present Sedaris' THE SANTALAND DIARIES CPT & PHS Present Sedaris' THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the return of a holiday favorite, The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, produced by Cleveland Public Theatre and presented at the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square this holiday season from December 6 through December 17. CPT's production of The Santaland Diaries is directed by Eric Schmiedl and stars David Hansen as Crumpet the Elf. (more...)
Playhouse Square Announces Updates to December Programming Playhouse Square Announces Updates to December Programming
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Cleveland

This Playhouse Square announces new December programming. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
showHive Teams with MODERN WARRIOR LIVE to Shift Narrative on PTS and Veterans showHive Teams with MODERN WARRIOR LIVE to Shift Narrative on PTS and Veterans
by BWW News Desk on November 13, 2017 in Cleveland

showHive, Inc. announces a new creative development partnership with Modern Warrior Live, a nonprofit organization focussing on raising awareness of Post Traumatic Stress (PTS,) Post Traumatic Growth (PTG,) and building a civilian culture of understanding through the theatrical show, Modern Warrior Live. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12
by Audition Roundup on November 12, 2017 in Cleveland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 12, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Photo Flash: Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT In Cleveland Photo Flash: Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT In Cleveland
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Cleveland

Karamu House joins forces with Ensemble Theatre to present the socially relevant comedy The Lake Effect written by Cleveland Heights native Rajiv Joseph. This Ohio premiere runs from November 2 through November 26, 2017 at the historical renowned Karamu House Concert Hall. (more...)
Fred Willard to Join the 10th Annual CLEVELAND COMEDY FESTIVAL Fred Willard to Join the 10th Annual CLEVELAND COMEDY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Cleveland

Playhouse Square will again play host to 18 comedy performances during the annual CLEVELAND COMEDY FESTIVAL Nov. 29 Dec. 3 this year celebrating the Festival's 10th anniversary. Playhouse Square's Outcalt Theatre and Kennedy's will be the sites for the events, featuring comedians from all across the U.S. Events include: a variety of performances as well as free comedy happy hour; a comedy class graduation performance; comedy contest finals and the Festival feature presentation, An Evening with Fred Willard. (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 November 11, 2017 in Cleveland

Sebastian Maniscalco will bring his Why Would You Do That? tour to the Connor Palace on November 11. (more...)
BWW Review:  Touring Wonderful WICKED Wows Yet Again at State BWW Review: Touring Wonderful WICKED Wows Yet Again at State
by Roy Berko on November 13, 2017 in Cleveland

Okay, I'm a 'Wicked' junky. I've seen the show five times, including seeing it in its first week of the New York run. (more...)
THE LITTLE MERMAID Returns to Beck Center this Holiday Season THE LITTLE MERMAID Returns to Beck Center this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Cleveland

Join us under the sea again for Beck Center's critically acclaimed production of The Little Mermaid. Last year, this production was winner of Cleveland Critics Circle 2016 Theater Awards for Best Musical Direction, Best Projection Design, and the Rising Star Award, and recognized for Best Musical Production, Best Lighting Design, and Best Choreographer. (more...)
Blank Canvas Theatre Announces the Cast of URINETOWN The Musical Blank Canvas Theatre Announces the Cast of URINETOWN The Musical
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Cleveland

In today's world where hope seems increasingly like a political action, the themes of this play - the misuse of power, populist revolution, the uncertainty of environmental sustainability - seem as necessary today as when the show was created. (more...)
THE CHASTE GENIUS AND HIS DEATHRAY GUN Coming to convergence-continuum THE CHASTE GENIUS AND HIS DEATHRAY GUN Coming to convergence-continuum
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Cleveland

Convergence-continuum presents the world premiere of THE CHASTE GENIUS AND HIS DEATHRAY GUN by Cleveland playwright Christopher Johnston. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Cleveland Play House FESTIVAL OF TREES Returns Cleveland Play House FESTIVAL OF TREES Returns
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is bringing back a holiday favorite this year with Festival of Trees - All Spruced Up! and a new Wreath Raffle. Special thanks to presenting sponsor Dominion Energy, the Allen Theatre lobbies will shine brightly once more with spectacular trees masterfully decorated by local designers. This family-friendly event is free, open to the public, and sure to provide amusement for all. (more...)
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program present MACBETH The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program present MACBETH
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Cleveland

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program opens their 2017-18 season with Shakespeare's timely classic: Macbeth. (more...)
Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film
by BWW News Desk on November 07, 2017 in Cleveland

The evergreen Bellamy Brothers hit song, 'Let Your Love Flow,' written by Larry Wilson, was featured in AMERICAN MADE, a major release from Universal Pictures this year, with the duo taking their eponymously titled tour to Africa later this month. (more...)
BWW Review: “Diary of Anne Frank” Conveys Important Message at the Cleveland Play House BWW Review: “Diary of Anne Frank” Conveys Important Message at the Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko on November 07, 2017 in Cleveland

The Holocaust was a horrific series of experiences. As the years go by, and the survivors of the atrocities die off, leaving no one to attest to the actual pain and suffering, those who want to make sure that such experiences do not repeat themselves turn to tangible objects and written accounts. (more...)
Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards!
by BWW News Desk on November 06, 2017 in Cleveland

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)