Posted: Apr 20, 2020

Behind the Scenes and Beyond the Stage

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.

Behind The Curtain Blog

Posted: Jan 15, 2020

Administrative Careers in the Performing Arts

By: Megan Anderson

A career in the performing arts can lead to so many possibilities. Whether you are just starting out as a recent college graduate or perhaps you followed a different career path in life and are looking to make a shift - there’s a place for you in the arts that can fit your goals and skills. 

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Posted: Jan 03, 2020

Jump Back Ball: Partying for Arts Education

By: Anne Fleming

Partners Executive Board Member Anne Fleming recounts volunteering at last summer's Sensory-Friendly Performance of The Lion King!

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Posted: Jan 03, 2020

Meet The Illusionists

Learn more about Darren “Dizzy” Partridge and Steve Valentine from The Illusionists!

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Posted: Dec 19, 2019

Creative Careers in the Performing Arts

By: Megan Anderson

If someone asked you to describe a few jobs in the performing arts, your mind may jump to some obvious choices. An actor, director, choreographer - just to name a few. But the performing arts world has so many other opportunities beyond the obvious ones that you may have never considered. 

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Posted: Dec 13, 2019

Happy Hours Around The District

Happy Hour is the perfect time to meet up with friends, enjoy a drink with co-workers after work or grab a bite to eat before a show! The Playhouse Square District has many options for the perfect Happy Hour experience.

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Posted: Dec 06, 2019

Holiday Songs for Broadway Fans

It's the most wonderful time to listen to Broadway holiday songs! We put together a list of songs to get you into the holiday spirit from some of our favorite Broadway shows and performers! Follow our playlist below and indulge in the holiday cheer. 

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Posted: Dec 02, 2019

Broadway Buzz: Mean Girls

By: Alicia Hansen

Join as Alicia Hansen brings you behind the scenes to interview a member of the featured show’s cast, crew or creative team for each of the Broadway Series performances. The third show in the 2019-20 series is Mean Girls. Today's edition features Mary Beth Donahoe, the ensemble member in the production AND a Cleveland native!

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Posted: Nov 27, 2019

Broadway in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019

Get a first look of where to catch the Broadway shows performing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019!

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Posted: Nov 17, 2019

Spend Your Holidays at Playhouse Square

Celebrate this holiday season with some of the fun events at Playhouse Square!

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Posted: Nov 15, 2019

A Conversation With J.R. Heckman

After winning Best Actor in a Musical at the 2019 Dazzle Awards presented by Pat and John Chapman, J.R. Heckman took the Broadway stage on June 24, 2019 to perform for The Jimmy Awards audience. A three-time Dazzle Award winner, J.R. knows what it takes to participate in The Jimmys.

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Posted: Nov 14, 2019

The Best Part of Cleveland

Learn more about why Mike Karban's pick for The Best Part of Cleveland is Playhouse Square. 

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Posted: Nov 11, 2019

Vegan Options Around The District

The Playhouse Square District is the perfect place to grab a bite, pre or post show, for lunch and dinner!  We’re showcasing some vegan dishes the restaurants around the district have to offer. There’s something for everyone when dining in the district so check out a few of our favorite vegan options!

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