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Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Cleveland

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Cleveland (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Cleveland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Cleveland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Congressman Turner presents Congressional Medal to Area Students Congressman Turner presents Congressional Medal to Area Students
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Cleveland

Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) released the following statement after presenting area students with a Congressional Medal for their dedication to service throughout their community: (more...)
CHESS Brings Russian Collusion to Cleveland Theatre CHESS Brings Russian Collusion to Cleveland Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Cleveland

With Russia at the center of a huge political conversation, and a scheduled Broadway revival of the show set for next year, this concert version of Chess is more relevant than ever!  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
RHINOCEROS Opens Next Week at convergence-continuum RHINOCEROS Opens Next Week at convergence-continuum
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Cleveland

When a brutish rhinoceros storms through their quiet neighborhood, the townsfolk are alarmed, but gradually become supporters of rhino-ism and one by one begin to turn into rhinoceroses themselves. (more...)
The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Music Study Groups The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Music Study Groups
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Cleveland

The 2017-18 Cleveland Orchestra Music Study Groups will begin on September 19, 20, and 21, 2017 at convenient community locations throughout the Greater Cleveland area.  The classes will explore music from The Cleveland Orchestra's 100th Season at Severance Hall.  The series is organized into three parts so registrants may choose a series length to best fit their schedule - selecting from fall, winter, and/or spring.  Music Study Groups are presented by the Orchestra with support from Friends of The Cleveland Orchestra (formerly known as Women's Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra) and other generous donors to the education programs of The Cleveland Orchestra.  (more...)
The Kitchen Announces Fall 2017 Season The Kitchen Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Cleveland

The Kitchen, founded in 1971, has continued to serve as an important catalyst for a broad community of groundbreaking artists working across disciplines. In today's landscape, where contemporary artists and arts institutions are collaborating in new ways and generating new contexts for the continuing evolution of multi-disciplinary art, The Kitchen, as a nimble, smaller-scale organization, plays an especially vital role: it provides emerging and established artists a hot-house environment for the presentation and discussion of their work, supporting and seeking to foster a vibrant, living dialogue among artists from every field and area of culture. (more...)
Secret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Secret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Cleveland

"I will have poetry in my life.  And adventure.  And love. Love above all." The Cleveland Play House produces the Academy Award-winning romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, complete with swordfights, secret trysts, and backstage drama. (more...)
BWW Review: EQUUS at Blank Canvas BWW Review: EQUUS at Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko on August 13, 2017 in Cleveland

This is required attendance for anyone interested in experiences of marrying a well-written script with a superb staging. If for no other reason, go to the theater to experience the marvel of Antonio DeJesus. (more...)
Cleveland Public Theatre's 'Party of the Year' to Return in PANDEMONIUM 2017 Cleveland Public Theatre's 'Party of the Year' to Return in PANDEMONIUM 2017
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) Executive Artistic Director, Raymond Bobgan, presents Pandemonium 2017 - CPT's annual benefit and theatrical spectacular - on Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 7:00pm through midnight. The Pandemonium 2017 theme is "Unleash." (more...)
Vivica Fox to Star in TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Stage Adaptation Vivica Fox to Star in TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Cleveland

The original movie was met with rave reviews, instantly becoming a fan favorite and ultimately a cult classic. Over the years, the media has lauded it a 'turning point in movie history' and a 'game changer.' It is the movie 'Two Can Play That Game.' Now, an adaptation of the hit movie will be hitting the stage and touring across the country. (more...)
Playhouse Square 56th Season to Include THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Playhouse Square 56th Season to Include THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Cleveland

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2017-18 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features the soaring musical epic in its Midwest premiere, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Shakespeare's magical comic masterpiece, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra to Welcome Afendi Yusuf as Principal Clarinet Cleveland Orchestra to Welcome Afendi Yusuf as Principal Clarinet
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Cleveland

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Most have announced that Afendi Yusuf will join the Orchestra as principal clarinet beginning with the start of the coming Severance Hall season in September 2017. (more...)
CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC to Bring Holiday Illusions to Playhouse Square CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC to Bring Holiday Illusions to Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Cleveland

Beginning December 27, audiences will be captivated by the magic of the holiday season when the U.K. sensation Champions of Magic perform at the Connor Palace at Playhouse Square. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Shen Yun Returns to Playhouse Square This February Shen Yun Returns to Playhouse Square This February
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Cleveland

Color, dance & athleticism of China comes to life with "Shen Yun".  Artists and theatergoers around the world are calling Shen Yun "breathtaking," "mesmerizing," "a miracle," "inspiring."  (more...)
Desi Oakley to Lead WAITRESS Tour Kick-Off at Playhouse Square Desi Oakley to Lead WAITRESS Tour Kick-Off at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Cleveland

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming National Touring Production of WAITRESS, the new Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture. (more...)
Cleveland Play House to Feature Open Caption Performances Cleveland Play House to Feature Open Caption Performances
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Play House (CPH) has been selected for a two-year partnership with Theatre Development Fund's (TDF) National Open Captioning Initiative (NOCI) to sponsor open captioned performances during the upcoming 2017-2018 Season. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Cleveland

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Cleveland (more...)
THE MUSIC MAN in Concert this Weekend at Cain Park THE MUSIC MAN in Concert this Weekend at Cain Park
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2017 in Cleveland

There's trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 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, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Fine Arts Associates: Rich History Provides Foundation for Group with Bright Future Fine Arts Associates: Rich History Provides Foundation for Group with Bright Future
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2017 in Cleveland

Founded in 1952, the Canton Fine Arts Associates continue to offer friendship, entertainment, learning experiences, and volunteer opportunities to members and the public alike. Monthly luncheon meetings with excellent art-related programs are held from September to May, excluding November. The luncheons are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:45 a.m. in the Wilkof Courtyard of the Canton Museum of Art. Guests are most welcome at these luncheon meetings. Attached is the full 2017-18 program schedule. (more...)
The Capitol Theatre presents Star of the #1 Comedy Girls Trip TIFFANY HADDISH The Capitol Theatre presents Star of the #1 Comedy Girls Trip TIFFANY HADDISH
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Cleveland

Breakout star of the #1 comedy movie Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish brings her extremely popular stand-up comedy to the Capitol Theatre on Friday, September 1 at 7 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, August 5 at 10 am. This show is for mature audiences. (more...)