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A nineteen year member of Actor’s Equity, Fabio recently performed the roles of “Billy Hightower” in Bat Boy: the Musical and “Snout” in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Great Lakes Theatre Festival. Other theatre credits include “Thenardier” in the Broadway national tour of Les Miserables; Missionaries at Brooklyn Academy of Music, directed by Elizabeth Swados and starring Josie DeGuzman; “Ludovico Marsili” in the U.S. premiere of David Hare’s adaptation of Brecht’s The Life of Galileo, directed by Mark Wing-Davey at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California; Arthur Miller’s last play, Resurrection Blues, at The Signature Theatre Company; Willie and Rupert at The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center; A Christmas Carol at McCarter Theatre directed by Scott Ellis; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at Idaho Shakespeare Festival; The Mystery of Edwin Drood and A Little Night Music at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; A Christmas Carol and A Little Night Music at Great Lakes Theatre Festival; The Grapes of Wrath and A Grand Night for Singing at Cleveland Play House; A Little Night Music with Donna McKechnie at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; Nine at Cain Park; The Fantasticks at Porthouse Theatre; Sunday in the Park with George at Arden Theatre Company; the U.S. premiere of Domino Heart; and the world premiere of DREAM/HOME both at Dobama Theatre. Fabio has also made numerous film, television, and radio appearances, including roles in The Next Three Days directed by Academy Award winner Paul Haggis and starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks, the upcoming The Ides of March written, directed by George Clooney and starring Ryan Gosling and Marisa Tomei, “Guiding Light,” and “As the World Turns.” Fabio is an assistant professor of Theatre at Ashland University where he teaches Acting, Shakespeare, Musical Theatre and Voice. He received his MFA in Acting from Case Western Reserve University.Directing credits include Sunday in the Park with George, Measure for Measure, The Spitfire Grill, Guys and Dolls, Dead Man Walking, Jesus Christ Superstar, Anyone Can Whistle, Godspell, Sweeney Todd, True West, Cloud Tectonics, Waiting for Lefty, I Love, You’re Perfect, Now Change, and an upcoming production of Circle Mirror Transformation. In 2004 Fabio directed the Midwest premiere of Elizabeth Swados’ Missionaries for which he was a finalist for Northern Ohio Live! Magazine’s Award of Achievement in Theatre.

Fabio Polanco STAGE CREDITS

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Revised World Premiere, 2018
Richard Mason

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Reading, 2005
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Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Cleveland Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Cleveland Awards; BYE BYE BIRDIE, MOVING DAY, Olde Towne Hall Theatre & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; BYE BYE BIRDIE, MOVING DAY, Olde Towne Hall Theatre & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards December 5th Standings; BYE BYE BIRDIE Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; MOVING DAY Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; BYE BYE BIRDIE Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; Olde Towne Hall Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; Rubber City Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; at Chagrin Valley Little Theatre Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Review: THE LAND OF OZ at Dobama

What did our critic think of THE LAND OF OZ at Dobama? Since 1959, Dobama Theatre has been dedicated to premiering important new plays by established and emerging playwrights in professional productions of the highest quality. THE LAND OF OZ, is a good selection for them to undertake.
Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; Rubber City Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Dobama Theatre Presents World Premiere Musical THE LAND OF OZ

The holiday production for Dobama Theatre's 2022/23 mainstage season is the World Premiere musical THE LAND OF OZ. This funny and heartfelt production will run from December 2- 31, 2022 at Dobama, Cleveland's Off-Broadway Theatre.
First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; Chagrin Valley Little Theatre's NEWSIES Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Cleveland Play House to Present ANTIGONE

Cleveland Play House will present an urgent, strikingly relevant take on the classic Greek play, Antigone. Freely adapted by Emily Mann from the play by Sophocles, the epic tragedy runs March 5 – 27, 2022 in the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square.
Cleveland Play House Will Reimagine Greek Tragedy ANTIGONE

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will reimagine the epic Greek tragedy Antigone with a contemporary interpretation, freely adapted by Emily Mann from the ancient play written by Sophocles. Performances begin March 28th, 2020 and continue through April 19th, 2020 in the intimate Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square. Led by Director Lauren Keating, the cast features Amara James Aja, Alex Brightwell, Mariah Burks, Conor Canning, Kasey Connolly, Comfort Dolo, Steve Gladstone, Gregory James, Jessica Ko, Vanessa Morosco, Fabio Polanco, Abdul Seidu, Laura Starnik and Elisabeth Yancey. Cleveland Play House is proud to recognize DLR Group/Westlake Reed Leskosky as Presenting Sponsor of Antigone.
BWW Review: PARADE Showcases Southern Anti-Semitism and Political Corruption on Stage at Kent State

It is totally appropriate in this era of increased activity by White Supremist groups and rising anti-Semitism, that Kent State University's Musical Theatre program stage 'PARADE,' with book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown.
Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Cleveland Awards!

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Cleveland Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Cleveland Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

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