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Bio:
Scott Spence,is the Artistic Director of The Beck Center in Lakewood, Ohio---- a near west suburb of Cleveland. Since his appointment in 1992 he has directed over 75 productions and produced nearly 200 titles. He is also currently on the faculty of Cleveland State University and teaches courses in ... (read complete bio)
 
Scott Spence Headshot

Bio:
Scott Spence,is the Artistic Director of The Beck Center in Lakewood, Ohio---- a near west suburb of Cleveland. Since his appointment in 1992 he has directed over 75 productions and produced nearly 200 titles. He is also currently on the faculty of Cleveland State University and teaches courses in ... (read complete bio)
5 x 15: Five World Premiere 15-Minute Musicals Extended Photo 5 x 15: Five World Premiere 15-Minute Musicals Extended
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021

Beck Center for the Arts has announced the extension of¬†The 15-Minute Musical Challenge to March 7, 2021!¬†National Alliance for Musical Theatre¬†created the ‚Äú15-Minute Musical Challenge‚ÄĚ to celebrate the power of musical theatre during the spring of 2020.

Rory O'Malley, Colton Ryan and More Join Fundraiser for Beck Center for the Arts Photo Rory O'Malley, Colton Ryan and More Join Fundraiser for Beck Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021

Beck Center for the Arts has announced Beck Broadway Alums In Concert. Available for convenient streaming, this production benefits Beck Center.

5 x 15: FIVE WORLD PREMIERE 15-MINUTE MUSICALS Announced Photo 5 x 15: FIVE WORLD PREMIERE 15-MINUTE MUSICALS Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021

Beck Center for the Arts has announced its tenth collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Program, in the form of virtual world premieres of five fifteen-minute brand new musicals, chosen by National Alliance for Musical Theatre.

BWW Review: FULLY COMMITTED at Beck Center (Virtual) Photo BWW Review: FULLY COMMITTED at Beck Center (Virtual)
by Roy Berko - Nov 14, 2020

Becky Mode, the co-creator of Fully Committed, the one-person play which was selected by Time Magazine as one of the top plays of 2000, is a producer, actor and playwright. The play's co-creator, Mark Setlock, is a native Clevelander and graduate of Kent State, who won the 2000 Outer Critics Circle Award for his solo performance in the off-Broadway production of their script.

Beck Center for the Arts Presents First Video on Demand Professional Theater Producti Photo Beck Center for the Arts Presents First Video on Demand Professional Theater Production FULLY COMMITTED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

Beck Center for the Arts has announced its first virtual production, Fully Committed, as the answer to the challenges of producing live theater during a pandemic.

Beck Center Premieres Steve Martin's Comedy METEOR SHOWER Photo Beck Center Premieres Steve Martin's Comedy METEOR SHOWER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

Beck Center for the Arts is ecstatic to announce the regional premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower. Written by actor, comedian, author, playwright, screenwriter, producer, musician and Renaissance Man Steve Martin, this wild and crazy play pulls back the curtain on two married couples and the extreme transformation they experience when the sky is the limit. You'll have a burning desire to find out what happens next.

SHREK THE MUSICAL Returns for Encore At Beck Center For The Arts Photo SHREK THE MUSICAL Returns for Encore At Beck Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Beck Center for the Arts celebrates the holidays with an encore production for the entire family, SHREK THE MUSICAL. 

Broadway & Film Star Austin Pendleton Stars In GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS At Beck Center Photo Broadway & Film Star Austin Pendleton Stars In GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS At Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Beck Center for the Arts is ecstatic to announce Austin Pendleton (My Cousin Vinny, The Muppet Movie, Finding Nemo, and Actors' Equity Association member/AEA),  will play the role of Shelley a?oeThe Machinea?? Levene in Beck Center for the Arts' production of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross. William Roudebush, a former Artistic Director of Beck Center directs this production of Glengarry Glen Ross, 1984 Pulitzer Prize winner and 2005 Tony Award Winner for Revival Play. The New York Times states, a?oe'Glengarry' was built for speed. Much of the beauty of this play comes from its revved-up rhythms.a??

BWW Review: Kids And Choreography Enhance MATILDA At The Beck Center Photo BWW Review: Kids And Choreography Enhance MATILDA At The Beck Center
by Roy Berko - Jul 15, 2019

What do 'James and the Giant Peach,' 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' and 'George's Marvelous Medicine' all have in common? They were all written by Roald Dahl.

Scott Spence Directs his 100th Production at Beck Center with MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo Scott Spence Directs his 100th Production at Beck Center with MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 4, 2019

Beck Center for the Arts is announcing that Scott Spence is directing his 100th Beck Center production, a feat rarely achieved by artistic directors, with Matilda the Musical.

Beck Center's 2019-20 Professional Theater Season Announced Photo Beck Center's 2019-20 Professional Theater Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Professional Theater Season filled with signature eclectic and diverse titles that include modern classics, regional premieres, and the ninth annual collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Musical Theatre program.  

BWW Review: SuperbLADY DAY Jazzes Up The Beck Center Photo BWW Review: SuperbLADY DAY Jazzes Up The Beck Center
by Roy Berko - Mar 19, 2019

Having seen Audra McDonald's Tony Award winning Broadway performance of Billie Holiday in 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill,' I went to see the Beck production of the show with trepidation.

Lady Of The Day Is LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL at Beck Center Photo Lady Of The Day Is LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL at Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

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

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

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

Lady Of The Day Is LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL at Beck Center Photo Lady 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.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Beck Center's SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Beck Center's SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

The holiday season is already underway and Beck Center for the Arts has created a great lineup of family-friendly events to keep your hearts warm despite the frigid temperatures! From magical musical theater and dance performances on tour, to an exhibition tradition and hilarious youth theater, there's sure to be something memorable for people of all ages and abilities.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Beck Center's SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Beck Center's SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

The holiday season is already underway and Beck Center for the Arts has created a great lineup of family-friendly events to keep your hearts warm despite the frigid temperatures! From magical musical theater and dance performances on tour, to an exhibition tradition and hilarious youth theater, there's sure to be something memorable for people of all ages and abilities.

Review Roundup: Beck Center Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Review Roundup: Beck Center Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The holiday season is already underway and Beck Center for the Arts has created a great lineup of family-friendly events to keep your hearts warm despite the frigid temperatures! From magical musical theater and dance performances on tour, to an exhibition tradition and hilarious youth theater, there's sure to be something memorable for people of all ages and abilities.

Beck Center Decks the Halls With SHREK THE MUSICAL, THE NUTCRACKER, and More Photo Beck Center Decks the Halls With SHREK THE MUSICAL, THE NUTCRACKER, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The holiday season is already underway and Beck Center for the Arts has created a great lineup of family-friendly events to keep your hearts warm despite the frigid temperatures! From magical musical theater and dance performances on tour, to an exhibition tradition and hilarious youth theater, there's sure to be something memorable for people of all ages and abilities.

Beck Center For The Arts Welcomes the Holidays with SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Beck Center For The Arts Welcomes the Holidays with SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Beck Center for the Arts celebrates the holidays with a fun production for the whole family, SHREK THE MUSICAL.  

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