Cleveland Play House Announces 2018 Roe Green Award Winners Cleveland Play House Announces 2018 Roe Green Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to name Nick Gandiello and Chelsea Marcantel as the recipients of the 2018 Roe Green Award, in conjunction with the 7th Annual New Ground Theatre Festival (NGTF). Each year, the Roe Green Award is given for outstanding achievement in playwriting.  Mr. Gandiello's play Cicada will be presented in a reading on Sunday, May 13th at 7:30 p.m., and Ms. Marcantel's production of Tiny Houses will be offered on Saturday May 19th at 2:00 p.m. As previously announced, Tiny Houses will have a full production run in the Outcalt Theatre March 23rd -April 14th, 2019 as part of the 2018-2019 CPH Season.  CPH Artistic Director, Laura Kepley, will direct both presentations of Marcantel's play. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Announces 13th Annual New Ground Theatre Festival Cleveland Play House Announces 13th Annual New Ground Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to announce the inspiring works for the 13th Annual New Ground Theatre Festival (NGTF). The New Ground Theatre Festival provides the opportunity for playwrights to develop and showcase their work, while offering Cleveland audiences the opportunity to see these remarkable new plays come to life. The Festival will run from May 11th - May 19th. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Opens THE LITTLE PRINCE on Friday! Ensemble Theatre Opens THE LITTLE PRINCE on Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

This play (with music) tells the story of a world-weary and disenchanted Aviator whose sputtering plane strands him in the Sahara Desert and a mysterious, regal 'little man' who appears and asks him to 'Please, sir, draw me a sheep.' During their two weeks together in the desert, the Little Prince tells the Aviator about his adventures through the galaxy, how he met the Lamplighter and the Businessman and the Geographer, and about his strained relationship with a very special flower on his own tiny planet. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre's 2017 -2018 Season Announced in Coventry Village!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

ENSEMBLE THEATRE prepares to open its 38th consecutive Season! The entire 2017|2018 Season will take place in the heart of Coventry Village! See the full schedule below! (more...)

Ensemble's 2017/ 2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

ENSEMBLE THEATRE announces its 38th consecutive Season!  (more...)

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM TOOL BOOTH at Ensemble Theatre
by Roy Berko - Jan 16, 2017

Much like Lewis Carroll's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and L. Frank Baum's THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF OZ, Norton Juster's THE PHANTOM TOLL BOOTH is a fantasy adventure. All three are perceived as tales for children, but, in reality, though they are intended to teach youngsters, the messages are often so complex that they go over the heads of their intended audience. (more...)

BWW Review: RUTHLESS!, Farcical Romp at Beck, But . . .
by Roy Berko - Sep 20, 2016

Adorable eight-year-old girls are supposed to play with dolls, be obsessed with the color pink, and gossip about their friends on a smart phone. Right? Wrong, if you are Tina Denmark. She wants to be a theatrical star. Now! Not later, NOW! (foot stomp!) What will she do to get her dream? (more...)

Photo Flash: RUTHLESS! at the Beck Centre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Beck Center for the Arts proudly opens its 2016-2017 theater season with the campy cult musical Ruthless! September 16 through October 16, 2016 in the Mackey Theater. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. Buy early and save with promo code: PIPPI to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by September 15. This production contains strong language and content. (more...)

BWW Review: BILLY ELLIOT The Musical Sings and Dances Its Way on the Beck Center Stage
by Roy Berko - Jul 13, 2016

The year is 1984. Margaret Thatcher, the first woman British Prime Minister, declared war on the coal labor unions, closed 20 mines and laid off 20,000 workers in what she called 'the process of bringing the British coal industry up to competitive levels.' (more...)

BWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - May 2, 2016

If you go to see JERUSALEM, now on stage at Ensemble Theatre, don't expect it to be about people living in the Israeli city of that name, or of the 2013 film of the same name concerning a group of messianic pilgrims abandoning their native Sweden to emigrate to Palestine. (more...)

JERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Ensemble Theatre concludes its 2015-16 season with JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Ian Wolfgang Hinz. (more...)

JERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Ensemble Theatre concludes its 2015-16 season with JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Ian Wolfgang Hinz. (more...)

BWW Review: CPT's INCENDIARIES HOUGH 1966 - Thought-provoking but Problematic
by Roy Berko - Jan 14, 2016

July 18, 1966 is a day that will long be noted in the Cleveland community. That hot, muggy day festered into what is now called 'The Hough Riots.' (more...)

CPT & OCTP to Stage World Premiere of INCENDIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) Executive Artistic Director, Raymond Bobgan is proud to announce the world premiere of Incendiaries, a co-production with Ohio City Theatre Project. Incendiaries was conceived and directed by Pandora Robertson and features a 7-person ensemble cast. The production previews January 7 before opening for a three-weekend run from January 8-23 in Cleveland Public Theatre's historic Gordon Square Theatre venue, located at 6415 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH. (more...)

Photo Flash: PHOTOS: Billy Elliot the Musical at Beck Center
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