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

Events & Tickets

On our stages there is a diverse array of performances offered to satisfy any taste and prices that fit any budget. The finest of Broadway, comedy, concerts, dance, plays, opera, family shows and more make PlayhouseSquare bustle with more annual activity than the local sports teams and arenas combined.

More than just one of the world’s finest entertainment destinations, PlayhouseSquare fulfills its not-for-profit mission by utilizing the arts as a catalyst for economic development and an improved quality of life for our entire region. When you see a show at PlayhouseSquare, you not only invest in yourself, you invest in our community and for this, we sincerely thank you.

2017 Broadway Summer Camp

Jun 29 - 30 , 2017
Idea Center at Playhouse Square

North Union Farmers Market

Jun 29 - Sep 14 , 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

Take a Hike Tours

Jun 29 - Sep 14 , 2017
State Theatre Lobby (1519 Euclid Avenue)

Broadway Buzz Pre-Show Talk: An American in Paris

Jun 29 - Jul 9 , 2017
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

An American in Paris

Jun 29 - Jul 9 , 2017
KeyBank State Theatre

Broadway Buzz Post-Show Chat: An American in Paris

Jun 29 - Jul 6 , 2017
KeyBank State Theatre

Cleveland Bazaar at Playhouse Square

Jun 30 - Sep 8 , 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

Tai Chi Classes

Jul 5 - Sep 13 , 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

Mamai Theatre Company: The Testament of Mary

Jul 5 - 23 , 2017
Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre

Pet Days on the Plaza

Jul 7 - Sep 15 , 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza