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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

It Pays to be Smart!

Smart Seats at PlayhouseSquare

Since 2006, thousands of people have utilized Smart Seats to experience live performances at PlayhouseSquare. Dubbed “Smart Seats” because of the enriching nature of experiencing the performing arts and because the low cost of acquiring this experience is such a smart value. Are you looking for a date night, quality family time, a girl’s night out, or just a fun and affordable time at the theater? Take a chance on Smart Seats, see something new, choose from Broadway shows, dance performances, musical concerts, comedy events, children’s theater, plays and more for the smart price of only $10.00.

Look out for the logo, it means Smart Seats are available for that specific engagement. Be sure to check this website regularly, as new Smart Seats-participating shows will be added throughout the season.

It’s Smart Entertainment at a Smart Price.

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The Piano Guys

Tue, Sep 2, 2014
State Theatre
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Motown the Musical

Oct 3 - 19 , 2014
State Theatre
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Discover DaVinci & Michelangelo Side by Side

Fri, Oct 17, 2014
Ohio Theatre
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Evil Dead The Musical

Oct 21 - 22 , 2014
Ohio Theatre
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Steven Wright

Sun, Oct 26, 2014
Ohio Theatre
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Stella, Queen of the Snow

Nov 1 - 2 , 2014
Ohio Theatre
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Disney's Newsies

Nov 4 - 16 , 2014
Connor Palace Theatre
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Alton Brown Live

Fri, Nov 7, 2014
State Theatre
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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Sun, Nov 9, 2014
State Theatre
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Last Comic Standing

Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Ohio Theatre
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Tony Bennett

Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Connor Palace Theatre
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Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Dec 2 - 14 , 2014
State Theatre
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Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2014

Fri, Dec 12, 2014
Connor Palace Theatre
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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Fri, Dec 19, 2014
State Theatre
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Elvis Birthday Tribute 2015

Sun, Jan 11, 2015
State Theatre
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Stomp

Jan 16 - 18 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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Havana Hop

Jan 17 - 18 , 2015
Ohio Theatre
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Four Bitchin' Babes: Mid-Life Vices

Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Ohio Theatre
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Pippin

Feb 3 - 15 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS - Book Two: Robot Planet Rising

Wed, Feb 25, 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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Dirty Dancing

Mar 3 - 22 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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Ina Garten

Tue, Mar 3, 2015
State Theatre
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The Pink Floyd Experience

Thu, Mar 12, 2015
State Theatre
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The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise & The Hare

Mar 14 - 15 , 2015
Ohio Theatre
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Potted Potter

Mar 26 - 29 , 2015
Ohio Theatre
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Kinky Boots

Apr 7 - 19 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Apr 24 - 26 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host

Sat, May 2, 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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Timber!

May 8 - 9 , 2015
State Theatre
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Manxmouse

May 9 - 10 , 2015
Ohio Theatre
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The Star Keeper

May 9 - 10 , 2015
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre
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The Adventures of Robin Hood

May 9 - 10 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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KAPUT

May 9 - 10 , 2015
Hanna Theatre
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I Love Lucy Live

May 15 - 17 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

Jul 21 - Aug 2 , 2015
Connor Palace Theatre
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