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

Group Ticket Information

Education and Youth Groups

Playhouse Square and the Group Services Department are committed to the mission of advancing arts education through the presentation and production of the performing arts. Give your students an experience unlike any other, and let the stage become your classroom. For a complete list of our educational programs, please visit our Community Engagement and Education page

Experience the Best of Broadway with Spotlight on Education

Spotlight on Education is a program designed specifically for middle and high school classrooms. This program provides curriculum-based educational opportunities to select KeyBank Broadway Series shows.

Fundraise for Your School

Earn money for your school, club or organization while supporting the performing arts  by setting up a ticket fundraiser with Playhouse Square. Our program makes it easy and puts a little “fun” in fundraising.

Plan a Field Trip

Students of all ages can enjoy live performances at Playhouse Square. In addition to our evening Spotlight on Education shows, we offer daytime school performances for select shows.

Distance Learning Program

In partnership with WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN ideastream®, we offer distance learning programs for middle school, high school and college students. Connect your students with masters in the performing arts, Cleveland Arts Prize-winners, arts executives and touring performers through Careers in the Performing Arts.