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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

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 27 - 30 , 2017
Idea Center at Playhouse Square

Yoga on the Plaza

Jun 27 - Sep 12 , 2017
PlayhouseSquare

Dancing Under the Stars

Jun 27 - Aug 29 , 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

Broadway Buzz Pre-Show Talk: An American in Paris

Jun 27 - Jul 9 , 2017
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

An American in Paris

Jun 27 - Jul 9 , 2017
State Theatre

Tai Chi Classes

Jun 28 - Sep 13 , 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

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)

Cleveland Bazaar at Playhouse Square

Jun 30 - Sep 8 , 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

Lunch Hour Live Trivia

Jul 10 - Sep 11 , 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

The Sound of Music

Jul 18 - 23 , 2017
Connor Palace

Bring It! LIVE

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
State Theatre

War on the Catwalk

Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Pilobolus

Sat, Jul 29, 2017
State Theatre

Silent Disco Dance Party

Sat, Jul 29, 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

Raphael Xavier

Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Allen Theatre

Brian Brooks

Sat, Aug 5, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Mamai Theatre Company: A Doll's House

Aug 9 - 27 , 2017
Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre

Motown the Musical

Aug 15 - 20 , 2017
State Theatre

Gavin DeGraw: RAW TOUR

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Sabrina Carpenter

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Connor Palace

Sparx City Hop

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
U.S. Bank Plaza

Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Sun, Sep 10, 2017
Connor Palace

The Book of Mormon

Sep 12 - 17 , 2017
State Theatre

John Cleese and the Holy Grail

Wed, Sep 27, 2017
State Theatre

PJ MASKS LIVE! : Time To Be A Hero

Thu, Sep 28, 2017
State Theatre

LADO

Sat, Oct 7, 2017
Ohio Theatre

MercyMe

Sun, Oct 8, 2017
State Theatre

1964 The Tribute 2017

Fri, Oct 13, 2017
State Theatre

Waitress

Oct 17 - Nov 5 , 2017
Connor Palace
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Paula Poundstone

Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Careers in the Performing Arts with Waitress

Tue, Oct 24, 2017
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

David Sedaris

Fri, Oct 27, 2017
State Theatre

Get The Led Out

Wed, Nov 1, 2017
State Theatre

Simply Three

Wed, Nov 8, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Wicked

Nov 8 - Dec 3 , 2017
State Theatre
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Paul Taylor Dance Company

Sat, Nov 11, 2017
Ohio Theatre

A Christmas Story

Nov 24 - Dec 23 , 2017
Allen Theatre

Joe Bonamassa

Sat, Nov 25, 2017
Connor Palace

On Your Feet!

Dec 5 - 23 , 2017
Connor Palace
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Careers in the Performing Arts with On Your Feet!

Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Shopkins Live!

Fri, Dec 15, 2017
State Theatre

Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas

Sat, Dec 16, 2017
State Theatre

Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias

Sat, Dec 30, 2017
State Theatre

Love Never Dies

Jan 9 - 28 , 2018
State Theatre
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John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

Jan 12 , 2018
Connor Palace

Careers in the Performing Arts with Love Never Dies

Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Grupo Corpo

Jan 20 - 21 , 2018
Ohio Theatre

Stomp

Feb 6 - 11 , 2018
Connor Palace
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Riverdance

Feb 13 - 18 , 2018
State Theatre
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Rent

Mar 6 - 25 , 2018
Connor Palace
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School Matinee Performance: The Gruffalo

Mar 7 - 9 , 2018
Ohio Theatre

The Gruffalo

Mar 10 - 11 , 2018
Ohio Theatre

Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles

Sat, Mar 10, 2018
State Theatre

Careers in the Performing Arts with Rent - 20th Anniversary Tour

Tue, Mar 13, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Che Malambo

Sat, Mar 17, 2018
Ohio Theatre

The Humans

Apr 10 - 29 , 2018
Connor Palace
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Guess How Much I Love You & I Love My Little Storybook: Sensory-Friendly Performance

Sun, Apr 15, 2018
Ohio Theatre
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Careers in the Performing Arts with The Humans

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

School Matinee Performance: The Secret Life of Suitcases

May 1 - 4 , 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

Disney's Aladdin

May 2 - 27 , 2018
State Theatre
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School Matinee Performance: Lula Del Ray

Fri, May 4, 2018
Connor Palace

Careers in the Performing Arts with Disney's Aladdin

Tue, May 8, 2018
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre

BEAUTIFUL: The Carole King Musical

Jun 5 - 17 , 2018
Connor Palace
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Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

Jun 7 - 17 , 2018
Allen Theatre

Hamilton

Jul 17 - Aug 26 , 2018
State Theatre
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