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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

Professional Development for Educators at PlayhouseSquare

Professional Development for Educators

Playhouse Square understands that your time with your students is precious. We have a variety of arts-based learning opportunities to fit your needs and schedule, as well as professional development events to provide you with new ideas, lesson plans and activities.

Field Trip Experiences and School Programs


Introduce your students to the performing arts with a field trip to a Children’s Theater Series for Schools or International Children's Theater Festival performance. We offer a diverse selection of shows to fit every taste and curriculum.

Discovering the Performing Arts for Middle School Students and High School Students offer interactive workshops in the performing arts.

Fair on the Square: Field Trip Expo for Educators and Administrators


Fair on the Square is Northeast Ohio’s only education celebration and field trip expo. You can find out about field trip and curriculum enhancement opportunities, network with fellow educators and have a chance to win great prizes. Free admission and refreshments.

Contact Us


Our staff is available to assist you in creating a memorable and meaningful experience for your students.

If you would like to have one mailed to you, please call 216-348-7909 to request one.

Looking for more information about Community Engagement & Education programs at Playhouse Square? Click here to contact the Community Engagement & Education Department.