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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.

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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

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Performing Arts Center

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The 25th Annual Jump Back Ball

The 25th Annual Jump Back Ball

Ladies and gentlemen, you have the opportunity to witness the 25th year of jaw-dropping splendor at Jump Back Under the Big Top: The Greatest Party on Earth.

Since 1991, Playhouse Square Partners have been hosting Jump Back Ball, a black-tie gala with a twist, which benefits the not-for-profit mission of Playhouse Square. As the 25th anniversary, this is a year you won't want to miss! Illusions and surprises will greet you around every corner, as well as a VIP party, delicious food, dancing on the State Theatre stage, endless cocktails, live music and more. Tickets tend to disappear quickly, so purchase yours before they're gone! Learn more at

Cleveland's hottest party of the year, Jump Back Ball, is hosted by Playhouse Square Partners, the young professionals group of Playhouse Square.

Are you interested in sponsorship for the 2016 Jump Back Ball? Click here to see our sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

Event Times

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The 25th Annual Jump Back Ball

Sat, Feb 27, 2016
  • Sat, Feb 27, 2016
  • Partners - $155 // Public - $195// VIP - $250
  • PlayhouseSquare
  • Tickets are SOLD OUT! 

Accessibility Info

How do we get there?

PlayhouseSquare is located in Cleveland's theater district located on Euclid Avenue, between East 14th and East 17th Streets. For detail directions, visit our Directions and Parking section to find convenient directions. For public transportation, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority provides public transportation to areas around PlayhouseSquare. Click here for more information on public transportation.

Where do we park?

The PlayhouseSquare Garage is located at East 15th and Chester with elevators located on each level and a walkway to the complex. PlayhouseSquare has kept event night parking affordable for our customers. Parking can be purchased for the on-site PlayhouseSquare garage for just $15.00 ($13.00 advance purchase). Click here for more information.

Where can I dine when visiting PlayhouseSquare?

Experience some of Cleveland's finest restaurants at PlayhouseSquare before the show. Our interactive dining guide offers a variety of dining options around PlayhouseSquare.

Do you need to purchase tickets by phone or in-person?

The Ticket Office is located in the State Theatre lobby and is open Monday-Sunday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Hours vary when we have an evening performance and will also vary during the summer months. To confirm operating hours call the Ticket Office information line at 216-771-8403. Tickets may also be purchased by phone Mon.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at 216-241-6000 or 866-546-1353. For additional ticket and theater policies, visit our ticket policy section.

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