Special Events and Fundraisers
When you attend a benefit or other special event at Playhouse Square, you’re sure to enjoy an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s dining on stage, witnessing a Broadway blockbuster from the best seats in the house and partying with the cast after the show; mixing and mingling at our annual Jump Back Ball; or hitting the links at our golf outing, you’ll have a fantastic time and help to support the not-for-profit mission of Playhouse Square.
Opening Night Benefit
Playhouse Square hosts one major opening night celebration each year in conjunction with a blockbuster Broadway series performance. The event includes a cocktail reception, seated dinner on one of lobbies or stages, VIP performance seating, and a dessert party with the cast, live entertainment and dancing. Proceeds benefit the Community Engagement & Education programs at Playhouse Square. The 2017 Arts Education Benefit is Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Jump Back Ball
Hosted and planned by Partners, Playhouse Square’s young professional group, Jump Back Ball has become the best annual party in Cleveland. This themed, creative black-tie event includes a VIP party with special entertainment, a buffet dinner, raffle & silent auction, and other interactive activities that take the benefit to the next level. All proceeds benefit the non-for-profit mission of Playhouse Square. The 26th Annual Jump Back Ball is Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Annually hosted at the Westfield Group Country Club, Playhouse Square clients, sponsors and donors have the opportunity to match skills against each other during a fun day of golf all while supporting arts education programs. The outing includes 18 holes of golf with skill challenges at select holes, box lunch, dinner cookout, prizes and giveaways. The 12th Annual Golf Outing is Thursday, May 25, 2017.
Themed Holiday Party
Partners, Playhouse Square's young professional group, host families for an affordable afternoon of fun during a designated holiday each year. Children and their families enjoy crafts, activities, snacks, festive photo-ops and more.
- Annual Chairman’s Dinner (Sustaining Founders and above)
- Annual President’s Reception (Gold Founders and above)
- Post-Show Cast Parties (Inner Circle members and above)
- Friends Annual Member Event (Participating Friends and above)
- Playhouse Square Partners ongoing social & networking events
- Playhouse Square Pals pre-show parties and meet & greets
If you are interested in any of the Member-Only events, please visit our Individual Giving section to learn more about becoming a donor at Playhouse Square.