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


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

Report to the Community

Life changing...Changing lives

In our Report to the Community, we are proud to share with you the inspiring stories of five individuals with unique connections to PlayhouseSquare: a renowned entertainer, an educational visionary, a loyal neighborhood business tenant, two passionate donors, and a dedicated RedCoat volunteer.

Jim – The Artist


Tony – The Educator


Tom – The Managing Partner


Hewitt and David – The Donors


Sharlon – The Volunteer


Did you know?

  • On average, more than 1 million guests attend 1,500+ events/performances at PlayhouseSquare every year.
  • 250,000+ people are reached by PlayhouseSquare's Community Engagement & Education Department every year.
  • More than $60 million is infused into the local economy every year by PlayhouseSquare's not-for-profit mission.
  • PlayhouseSquare must raise more than $4 million every year to sustain its mission.

View or download our Report to the Community to learn more. (For the 2010/2011 official donor list, click here.) Help us spread the word of our impact by sharing the webpage or videos with others.

Videos about PlayhouseSquare can be found on the Our Story portion of our site.