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Local Celebrities Join Forces for August Wilson's THE AMERICAN CENTURY CYCLE Readings at Shore Cultural Centre Local Celebrities Join Forces for August Wilson's THE AMERICAN CENTURY CYCLE Readings at Shore Cultural Centre
by BWW News Desk on September 25, 2017 in Cleveland

Shore Cultural Centre's Theatre Program, with permission from the August Wilson Estate, will present readings of acclaimed playwright August Wilson's The American Century Cycle beginning with former WEWS news anchor Leon Bibb as Caesar Wilks in Gem of the Ocean September 25 at 7:00pm in the Shore Auditorium. (more...)
First Ladies Speaker Coming To Museum For Canton Fine Arts First Ladies Speaker Coming To Museum For Canton Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk on September 25, 2017 in Cleveland

A dramatic portrayal of First Lady Dolly Madison will be the featured topic for the October 11th program offered by Canton Fine Arts Associates. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24
by Audition Roundup on September 24, 2017 in Cleveland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra to Welcome Afendi Yusuf as Principal Clarinet Cleveland Orchestra to Welcome Afendi Yusuf as Principal Clarinet
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 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...)
Cleveland Public Theatre to Present A FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAY READINGS Next Month Cleveland Public Theatre to Present A FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAY READINGS Next Month
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the opening of CPT's 2017/2018 season with Teatro Publico de Cleveland's OBRAS EN EVOLUCI N! A FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAY READINGS, onstage October 5 7, 2017, in CPT's James Levin Theatre. (more...)
Cleveland Institute of Music Names Inaugural Minority Artist Fellows Cleveland Institute of Music Names Inaugural Minority Artist Fellows
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Cleveland

The Cleveland Institute of Music announced today that guitarist Damian Goggans and cellist Evan Rowland-Seymour were selected as the inaugural class of its Minority Artist Fellowship (MAF) program. Goggans is a freshman at Cleveland School of the Arts and Rowland-Seymour is an eighth grader at University School in Shaker Heights. Dr. Joyce Griggs, CIM Vice President and Director of the Center for Innovative Music (more...)
Cesear's Forum to Present Yasmina Reza's LIFE X 3 Through October Cesear's Forum to Present Yasmina Reza's LIFE X 3 Through October
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Cleveland

Yasmina Reza's LIFE x 3 finds an easy metaphor this hurricane season. The external storm reflected in three 'what if' scenarios, includes decision making, professional and marital vicissitude and reveals inner character. (more...)
Cesear's Forum to Present Yasmina Reza's LIFE X 3 Cesear's Forum to Present Yasmina Reza's LIFE X 3
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Cleveland

A theatrical triptych, LIFE x 3 offers three variations on the same event: a dinner party gone awry. Unforeseen circumstances combine with unexpected comic and not so comic responses. The repetition and changes in each episode reflect on individual personality with consequential choices inevitable in life decision-making. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Cleveland

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Cleveland (more...)
BWW Review:  Mesmerizing, emotion-laden “Last of the Boys” at none too fragile BWW Review: Mesmerizing, emotion-laden “Last of the Boys” at none too fragile
by Roy Berko on September 19, 2017 in Cleveland

War is hell and, as highlighted in Last of the Boys, its aftermath is often worse. Kudos to Sean Derry and his cast for creating a compelling evening of theater. This is must see theater for anyone interested in fine acting and a more real than life picture of the outcomes of combative and emotional wars on human beings. (more...)
Convergence-Continuum Presents SPARED as Part of 2017 Tweener Series Convergence-Continuum Presents SPARED as Part of 2017 Tweener Series
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Cleveland

Convergence-continuum presents the fourth production of our 2017 Tweener Series, the dark comedy SPARED by Israel Horovitz, a one-man play performed by Robert Hawkes. (more...)
Ensemble Opens 38th Consecutive Season 'We The People' with Lisa Kron's WELL Ensemble Opens 38th Consecutive Season 'We The People' with Lisa Kron's WELL
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Cleveland

'This play is not about my mother and me,' begins the character of Lisa. But, of course, it is about her mother, and her mother's extraordinary ability to heal a changing neighborhood despite her inability to heal herself. (more...)
BWW Review: Cleveland Play House opens 2017-2018 with entertaining “Shakespeare in Love” BWW Review: Cleveland Play House opens 2017-2018 with entertaining “Shakespeare in Love”
by Roy Berko on September 18, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Play House opens 2017-2018 with entertaining Shakespeare in Love (more...)
Mamai Theatre Company to Suspend Operations this December Mamai Theatre Company to Suspend Operations this December
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Cleveland

Mama Theatre Company has announced that it is suspending all operations indefinitely as of December 31, 2017 while it investigates new avenues of sustainability. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup on September 17, 2017 in Cleveland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Cleveland Public Theatre Presents THE FAMILY CLAXON Cleveland Public Theatre Presents THE FAMILY CLAXON
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in Cleveland

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the world premiere of The Family Claxon, a dark comedy by Eric Coble, 2016/2017 Nord Family Foundation Catapult Fellow, and directed by Craig J. George.The Family Claxon is onstage October 5 28, 2017, in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre. (more...)
Art Harvest: Trick or Treat Comes to Canton Museum of Art Art Harvest: Trick or Treat Comes to Canton Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Cleveland

Canton Museum of Art (CMA) presents Art Harvest: Free Trick-or-Treat event on October 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in conjunction with First Friday festivities. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in Cleveland

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Today, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)
BWW Review: Finely Performed “Simply Simone” Jazzes Up Karamu BWW Review: Finely Performed “Simply Simone” Jazzes Up Karamu
by Roy Berko on September 18, 2017 in Cleveland

Mention the name Nina Simone and your mind probably conjures up jazz. Yes, Nina, the jazz superstar and writer/performer of such powerhouse songs as 'My Baby Just Cares for Me,' 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black,' and 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood.' But, were you aware that the terms child prodigy, civil rights activist, political exile and the Legend Queen of Black Classical music also apply? (more...)
Photo Flash: A Haunting First Look at WOMAN IN BLACK at Clague Playhouse Photo Flash: A Haunting First Look at WOMAN IN BLACK at Clague Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Cleveland

Clague Playhouse opens its 90th anniversary season with the haunting ghost play, The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill, the spine-tingler will be running now through October 8, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
ART AFTER DARK Costume Party Combines Halloween & Creativity ART AFTER DARK Costume Party Combines Halloween & Creativity
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Cleveland

Put on your spookiest, most creative costume, and come party with friends at the Canton Museum of Art (CMA) on Saturday, October 14 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $20 per person and available to purchase online: www.cantonart.org/party (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: Irreverent BWW Review: Irreverent "Book of Mormon" Delights in Return Visit at State Theatre
by Roy Berko on September 14, 2017 in Cleveland

One of the major concerns in attending a return visit by a Broadway touring show is that the production will be a lesser version. Those planning on attending 'Book of Mormon,' now on stage at the State Theatre, should have no fears. This reincarnation is equally good as any of the other versions that have trucked into town. In fact, it is probably better than some of the others. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Cleveland

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Saturday, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)