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@ClevePlayHouse - 3/7/19 03:41pm So what's the deal with "Tiny Houses"? Playwright Chelsea Marcantel takes us on a walkthrough of her quirky new com… https://


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Cleveland Play House, recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award and founded in 1915, is America's first professional regional theatre. Throughout its rich history, CPH has remained dedicated to its mission to inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences in Northeast Ohio by producing ... (read more)
Bay Street Theater Announces Kids/Teens School Vacation Theater CampsBay Street Theater Announces Kids/Teens School Vacation Theater Camps
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to offer The Riotous Youth! A Shakespearean Comedy Theater Camp on Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26 from 9 am - 3 pm daily. Ages 7-12 and Ages 13-18. The camps are taught by Allen O'Reilly and Teresa DeBerry. (more...)

Art Falco To Complete Tenure As CEO Of Playhouse Square; Gina Vernaci To Become President & CEOArt Falco To Complete Tenure As CEO Of Playhouse Square; Gina Vernaci To Become President & CEO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

At today's meeting of the Playhouse Square Board of Trustees, Board Chair James Ratner announced Art J. Falco's intention to step down from his current role as CEO effective June 30, 2019 after 28 years of visionary leadership at the helm of the not-for-profit performing arts center. Falco will continue to serve as a Senior Advisor for Special Projects, focusing on real estate initiatives and specifically The Lumen apartment tower. (more...)

Robert Barry Fleming Named Artistic Director Of Actors Theatre Of LouisvilleRobert Barry Fleming Named Artistic Director Of Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Robert Barry Fleming will join Actors Theatre of Louisville as Artistic Director. The appointment was announced Monday by Mac Thompson, President of the Board of Directors, and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore. Fleming comes to Louisville by way of Cleveland where he serves as Associate Artistic Director of Cleveland Play House; previously, he was the Director of Artistic Programming at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. His tenure at Actors Theatre begins June 1, 2019. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Awarded KidCents Grant From Rite Aid FoundationCleveland Play House Awarded KidCents Grant From Rite Aid Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

With generous support from the Rite Aid Foundation, Cleveland Play House (CPH) has been awarded a KidCents Regional Grant, which will provide $30,000 to support out-of-school-time learning activities for children.  (more...)


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Gulfshore Playhouse Names Top Construction Expert Tony Panzica Chair Of Building Committee For Capital CampaignGulfshore Playhouse Names Top Construction Expert Tony Panzica Chair Of Building Committee For Capital Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional regional theater, has named Tony Panzica as chair of the building committee for its Next Stage Capital Campaign. Currently on the board of Gulfshore Playhouse, Panzica boasts an extensive background in arts-related construction projects and board service. (more...)

KATE: THE UNEXAMINED LIFE Opens Next Week at Walnut Street TheatreKATE: THE UNEXAMINED LIFE Opens Next Week at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre's 2018-19 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with an intimate portrait of Katharine Hepburn inKATE THE UNEXAMINED LIFE. Written by Rick Foster and directed by Peter Sander, the production begins previews on March 5, opens March 7, and continues through April 7. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Offers World Premiere Of TINY HOUSESCleveland Play House Offers World Premiere Of TINY HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Cleveland Play House (CPH), announces the World Premiere of Tiny Houses, a new comedy by Chelsea Marcantel, to be performed March 23rd-April 14th  in the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square.  The production is directed by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley and is a co-production with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (more...)

Walnut Theatre Announces THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMEWalnut Theatre Announces THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its 210th anniversary season with Simon Stephens' Tony Award-winning Best Play, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. Directed by Bill Van Horn, the play begins previews on March 12th, opens on March 20th, and runs through April 28th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HUMANS at Geva Theatre CenterPhoto Flash: First Look at THE HUMANS at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Geva Theatre Center presents The Humans, by Stephen Karam and directed by Mark Cuddy, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 19 through March 17. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Announces 2019-2020 SeasonCleveland Play House Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 Subscription Season, inviting audiences to "Seize the Play!" This will be CPH's 104th consecutive season of serving our community with stories that matter in productions that are engaging, surprising, and always entertaining. (more...)

KATE Opens On March 7th At Walnut Street TheatreKATE Opens On March 7th At Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre's 2018-19 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with an intimate portrait of Katharine Hepburn in KATE THE UNEXAMINED LIFE. Written by Rick Foster and directed by Peter Sander, the production begins previews on March 5, opens March 7, and continues through April 7. (more...)

Lady Of The Day Is LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL at Beck CenterLady Of The Day Is LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL at Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Beck Center for the Arts to produce Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, featuring regional favorite and talent Nicole Sumlin. (more...)

Mark Jacoby To Lead The World Premiere Of VILNA By Ira FuchsMark Jacoby To Lead The World Premiere Of VILNA By Ira Fuchs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Vilna, a new play by Ira Fuchs directed by Joseph Discher, will begin its limited Off-Broadway World Premiere engagement at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) on Monday March 11th. Opening Night is set for Wednesday March 20th (7pm). This limited Off-Broadway engagement continues through Sunday April 14th only. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Presents Regional Premiere Comedy A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2Ensemble Theatre Presents Regional Premiere Comedy A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Nora's back, and this time, she's kicking down the door! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents the regional premiere of the scintillating comedy that's sweeping the nation, A Doll's House, Part 2. Nominated for eight Tony Awards, Lucas Hnath's completely unauthorized sequel to Ibsen's theatrical classic is a thoughtful and contemporary commentary on marriage and how the roles of women have-and haven't-changed over time. Playing March 2-30, 2019. Directed by Regina Pugh. Production Sponsor is John Goering. (more...)

Case Western Reserve/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Offers A Witty, Bubbly Production Of HAY FEVERCase Western Reserve/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Offers A Witty, Bubbly Production Of HAY FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program is proud to present Noel Coward's classic comedy Hay Fever. This madcap play about a weekend with the eccentric Bliss family will star the MFA Class of 2020 and a guest performer.  Director Jerrold Scott's production will take the audience back to the 1920's and remind them of the joy of life and fear of boredom. The show will run from February 27th-March 9th in Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square. (more...)


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Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRDPhoto Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

59E59 Theaters presents the New York premiere of SMART BLONDE written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUNK At Arena StageFull Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUNK At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Ayad Akhtar's (Arena's Disgraced) timely tale Junk. Inspired by the real junk bond giants of the 1980s, Akhtar explores how the riveting, hostile takeover of a family-owned manufacturing company paved the way to expose the rise of greed, power, race and wealth that led to reshaping the rules of Wall Street and the world. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Junk runs April 5 - May 5, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

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