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

Take A Backstage Tour of Playhouse Square

Public Tours

Playhouse Square Public Tours run on the designated dates listed below from 10 AM-11:30 AM, with tours departing every 15 minutes. Last tour departs around 11:30 AM.

Individuals will meet the tour guides in the State Theatre Lobby (1519 Euclid Ave).

Tours last approximately 90 minutes and include views and history of the lobbies, auditoriums, and backstage areas. (Some areas may be prohibited depending on restrictions by that weeks’ productions). 

Public Tours are free and require no reservations if there are less than ten (10) guests in your group.

For a free group tour for ten (10) or more people on a public tour date, please contact Megan Anderson at 216-640-8531 or fill out the form below.



2016 Playhouse Square Public Tour Dates​​​

  • August 6
  • September 10
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

Take A Hike Tours

Conducted by Gateway District Heritage Tourism, during the summer we offer free outdoor walking tours of the Playhouse Square District once a week.

To learn more, please click here.


Private Tours

Private tours of our theaters can be conducted any day of the week after 10 a.m.

(Some dates/times may be prohibited depending on restrictions by that weeks’ productions)


Private tours (for 10 to 100 people) are charged a fee and need to be arranged at least 2 weeks in advance of the desired tour date.

For information, please contact Megan Anderson at 216-640-8531 or fill out the form below.