BWW Review: Seldom-staged “City of Angels” now at Beck Center for the Arts
by Roy Berko - Jul 11, 2017

'City of Angels,' a version of which is now on stage at Beck Center, opened on Broadway in December of 1989 and ran through January, 1992, in a healthy run of almost 900 performances. Lakewood's Dee Hoty, a three-time Tony nominee, played a leading role in the Great White Way run. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CITY OF ANGELS at Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Beck Center for the Arts presents City of Angels, winner of 6 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score. This acclaimed film noir musical runs tonight, July 7, through August 13, 2017 in the Mackey Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Beck Center Brings the City of Angels to Lakewood
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to present City of Angels, winner of 6 Tony Awards³ including Best Musical and Best Original Score. This acclaimed film noir musical runs July 7 through August 13, 2017 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: HWOOD to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by July 6. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DOGFIGHT Fails to Live Up to Beck-Baldwin Wallace Past Productions
by Roy Berko - Feb 25, 2015

Beck Center for the Arts and Baldwin Wallace's Musical Theatre Program have, for the past four years, collaborated to produce some outstanding productions. CARRIE, SPRING AWAKENING and NEXT TO NORMAL all received Cleveland Critic Circle and Times Tribute recognitions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DOGFIGHT at Beck Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to again partner with the Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre program to present the heartbreaking and hauntingly beautiful Dogfight, February 6 through March 15, 2014 in the intimate Studio Theater. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Should Delight Beck Audiences, But...
by Roy Berko - Jul 14, 2014

On a November Saturday afternoon in 2007, I anxiously entered the Hilton Theatre in New York. I love exaggerated, well-conceived and performed farce. I was going to see 'Young Frankenstein' by the king of farce and parody, Mel Brooks. Yes, 'Young Frankenstein,' officially known as 'The New Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein,' was the Broadway follow-up to 'The Producers,' by the comedy madman and his writing sidekick, Thomas Meehan. (more...)

It's Alive! YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Is Fully Charged at Beck Center, Now thru 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Beck Center for the Arts presents The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, today, July 11 through August 17, 2014 on the Mackey Main Stage. Nominated for three Tony Awards and awarded Best Musical by the Outer Critics Circle, this monstrously entertaining musical comedy is based on Mel Brooks' parody of classic horror movies. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

It's Alive! YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is Fully Charged at Beck Center, 7/11-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Beck Center for the Arts presents The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, July 11 through August 17, 2014 on the Mackey Main Stage. Nominated for three Tony Awards and awarded Best Musical by the Outer Critics Circle, this monstrously entertaining musical comedy is based on Mel Brooks' parody of classic horror movies. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beck Center's SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Beck Center for the Arts presents SHE LOVES ME, with Book by JOE MASTEROFF, Music by JERRY BOCK and Lyrics by SHELDON HARNICK, based on a play by MIKLOS LASZLO. Directed by Scott Spence, with Musical Direction by Larry Goodpaster and Choreographed by Martin Cespedes, the show runs now through October 20, 2013 on the Mackey Main Stage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SHE LOVES ME, a Marzipan Musical at Beck Center
by Roy Berko - Sep 21, 2013

If you are a fan of old-fashioned, escapist musicals with pleasant music, performed by a talented cast, you'll love SHE LOVES ME. (more...)

Rebecca Pitcher Leads Beck Center's SHE LOVES ME, Now thru 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Beck Center for the Arts opens its landmark 80th season with She Loves Me on the Mackey Main Stage, tonight, September 20 through October 20, 2013. Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival and the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, She Loves Me is considered by many to be one of the most charming musicals ever written. (more...)

Rebecca Pitcher to Lead Beck Center's SHE LOVES ME, 9/20-10/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

Beck Center for the Arts opens its landmark 80th season with She Loves Me on the Mackey Main Stage, September 20 through October 20, 2013. Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival and the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, She Loves Me is considered by many to be one of the most charming musicals ever written. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. There will be no performance on October 19. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Beck Center Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, 7/6-8/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2012

Beck Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde The Musical on the Mackey Main Stage, July 6 through August 12, 2012. This award-winning Broadway hit musical is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM major motion picture, Legally Blonde which starred Reese Witherspoon. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OMG..LEGALLY BLONDE delights at Beck
by Roy Berko - Jul 11, 2012

It's been quite a year at the Beck Center! Earlier in the season the startlingly good SPRING AWAKENING captivated audiences. Dorothy Silver, the grand dame of Cleveland theatre, spun her web of talent over THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN. BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON with Dan Folino is rocking the complex's Studio Theater in an extended run, and now LEGALLY BLONDE opened with an eye focused on audiences in the Mackey Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Beck Center's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

Beck Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde The Musical on the Mackey Main Stage, July 6 through August 12, 2012. This award-winning Broadway hit musical is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM major motion picture, Legally Blonde which starred Reese Witherspoon. With music and lyrics by a top-of-their-class creative team, Legally Blonde The Musical was nominated for seven Tony Awards including Best Score and Best Book of a Musical. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. View photos below! (more...)

Beck Center Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, Now thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

Beck Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde The Musical on the Mackey Main Stage, tonight, July 6 through August 12, 2012. This award-winning Broadway hit musical is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM major motion picture, Legally Blonde which starred Reese Witherspoon. (more...)

LEGALLY BLONDE Opens Tonight at the Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

Beck Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde The Musical on the Mackey Main Stage, July 6 through August 12, 2012. (more...)

Beck Center Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, 7/6-8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

Beck Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde The Musical on the Mackey Main Stage, July 6 through August 12, 2012. This award-winning Broadway hit musical is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM major motion picture, Legally Blonde which starred Reese Witherspoon. (more...)