Visit or drive through Playhouse Square on a weekday morning during the school year and chances are good you will see a line of bright yellow buses parked in front of the theaters. This is perhaps the most noticeable sign of our not-for-profit mission at work, as we welcome more than 50,000 schoolchildren to student matinee performances each year.
If you’re missing live performance as much as we are, here’s hoping these virtual concerts will put a smile on your face!
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With the recent news that Mean Girls the musical is headed to the big screen to become a movie musical, we're taking a deep dive into musicals that became movies, vice versa, and everything in between!
Social Distancing may be a new term for most of us in 2020, but this concept isn’t so new to these characters from some of our favorite musicals.
It’s no secret that our staff is full of some of Broadway’s biggest fans and showtune lovers. With the difficult times we are currently facing, we thought we would share some of the showtunes that never fail to put a smile on our face!
How lucky are we to be in a time where we can connect to the arts with a click of a button? While we all eagerly await the opportunity to experience the arts in person again, our arts community has been working dilligently to innovate on ways we can connect with the arts from the comfort of our own home.
While the theater is empty today to keep Cleveland safe, the Hanna’s rich history tells us that it will continue to weather the storm, and continue to give Cleveland something to celebrate.
In honor of leap year, we decided to take a moment to show appreciation for 29 things we aboslutely love about Playhouse Square and the District.
Love is in the air at Playhouse Square! Brian and Darlene met while volunteering as RedCoats in 2017, and the rest is history!
As we get ready to announce the 2020 - 2021 KeyBank Broadway Series, we’re reflecting on some of our favorite moments from Season Launch Specials throughout the years. Check them out!
Eric Perusek is a staff teaching artist with Playhouse Square. He took a few moments to share his thoughts about the Disney Musicals in Schools program.
It’s amazing the impact the arts has on a community. From positive economic growth to entertainment options on a Friday night out - it’s an industry that continues to thrive and build meaningful experiences in many ways. As of 2018, the performing arts industry employs almost 5 million people across the United States with numbers continuing to grow.