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Our Mission:

We are a not-for-profit performing arts center who presents and produces a wide variety of quality performing arts, advances arts education and creates a neighborhood that is a superior destination for entertainment, business and residential living, thereby strengthening the economic vitality of the region.

The Stage

Presenting and producing a variety of the finest entertainment for the betterment of the community. more

Arts Education

A national leader in engaging the community through enriching experiences in the performing arts. more

Area Development

A major area developer creating a vibrant destination and economically-strong neighborhood. more

Not-for-Profit

Performing Arts Center

A not-for-profit that must raise over $4 million dollars annually to continue improving the region's quality of life. more

Playhouse Square Star Award

The Playhouse Square Star Award is bestowed annually to one individual who exemplifies a lifetime dedication to the performing arts evidenced by a body of work that contributes to our culture, proven leadership within the industry, creativity, willingness to mentor young talent and respect from the artistic community.

Playhouse Square Star Award 2010


Playhouse Square Honors Broadway Producer Kevin McCollum with the 2010 Star Award for Contributions to the Performing Arts.

Playhouse Square Star Award 2011


Playhouse Square Honors Broadway Producer Margo Lion with the 2011 Star Award for Contributions to the Performing Arts.

Playhouse Square Star Award 2012-13


Playhouse Square Honors Henkel and Lewis, Two of its Pioneering Leaders

Playhouse Square Star Award 2014


Playhouse Square Honors Broadway Producers Fran and Barry Weissler with the 2014 Star Award for Contributions to the Performing Arts.

Playhouse Square Star Award 2015


Playhouse Square Honors Broadway Producer Hal Luftig with the 2015 Star Award for Contributions to the Performing Arts.

Playhouse Square Star Award 2016


Broadway producer Jeffrey Seller with Playhouse Square Chairman Jim Ratner.