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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

Ohio Theatre

1511 Euclid Avenue

The Ohio Theatre’s opening night, February 14, 1921, revealed one of PlayhouseSquare’s most elaborate lobbies with a breathtaking frescoed ceiling, stately Corinthian columns and three large murals, all of which would be lost to a devastating lobby fire in 1964 and then ambitiously re-created in 2016. In addition to legitimate theater productions, such musical greats as Sophie Tucker, Benny Goodman and Ozzie Nelson would play the Ohio. The venue also boasted a brief (1935-36) incarnation as the Mayfair Casino, an elegant supper club featuring both a circular lobby bar and a circular performance stage. Today, the intimate Ohio seats 1000.

Upcoming Events

Ballet Biarritz

Apr 1 - 2 , 2017
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Fri, Apr 7, 2017
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Decades Rewind

Thu, Apr 20, 2017
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Haters Roast - The Shady Tour

Fri, Apr 21, 2017
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LIZZIE

Apr 28 - 30 , 2017
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Jillian Michaels - SHOW CANCELLED

Fri, May 12, 2017
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Kris Kristofferson

Thu, May 18, 2017
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Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio

May 21 , 2017
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Malpaso

Jun 2 - 3 , 2017
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LADO

Sat, Oct 7, 2017
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Grupo Corpo

Jan 20 - 21 , 2018
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Che Malambo

Sat, Mar 17, 2018
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