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

Performances by Community Engagement and Education

Children's Theater Series: Performances for Families

The Children’s Theater Series at PlayhouseSquare is the perfect way to introduce the amazing world of live theater to the children in your life. 

Children's Theater Series: Workshops for Families

Our workshops are a great way to expand your child’s experience at our Children’s Theater Series performances. Led by professional teaching artists these forty-five minute workshops are fun and educational.

International Children's Theater Festival: Performances for Families

The International Children's Theater Festival will feature live performances from around the world, free, fun activities and so much more to give your children and grandchildren an enriching and unique live theater experience. 

Class by the Glass Cabaret Performances

Food, wine and song – for many of us, this is required coursework in the school of life. And while there’s no assigned homework, what you’ll learn will have you wanting to do some extra credit studying on your own.

Dance Showcase

Each September the Community Engagement &  Education Department presents Dance Showcase. This annual performance showcases Northeast Ohio's finest dance companies in a vast array of dance styles.

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