Posted: Sep 15, 2022

Why is theater so important for children? 🎭

With single tickets now available for our Children's Theater Series we take a moment to look at the reasons why theater is so important for our young people. 😊

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Posted: Dec 12, 2021

The Leading Ladies of WICKED! 💚

We sat down with WICKED leading ladies Talia Suskauer and Allison Bailey to find out what makes this show so very magical...

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Posted: Nov 03, 2021

Celebrating 99 Years of the Connor Palace 🥂

In honor of the Connor Palace's 99 year anniversary and it's recent renovations we are sharing 9 fun facts about our historic Playhouse Square theater you may not know. 

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Posted: Oct 29, 2021

CLEVELAND ROCKS! 🤘

With the city gearing up to celebrate the 36th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction this weekend, we wanted to pay homage to the inductees who can boast a Broadway connection.

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Posted: Oct 25, 2021

THE PROM Premieres at Playhouse Square! 💜

Some may have been lucky enough to catch this show on Broadway, others may know it from the Netflix movie adaptation, but for those of you experiencing The Prom for the first time, we want to introduce you to the show The New York Times acclaims ‘makes you believe in musical comedy again.’ But don’t worry – no major spoilers ahead.

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Posted: Oct 14, 2021

BROADWAY GOES BOO! 👻🎃🦇

Tis' the season to be SPOOKY! With Halloween just a few weeks away, we look to the world of theater to give us some scary inspiration for the ghoulish occassion that is All Hallows Eve. 

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Posted: Jul 01, 2021

Top Act I Finales

Did you know July 2 marks the exact midway point of the year? With 182 days behind us and 182 to go, we’re lowering the curtain on the first half of 2021 by looking at some of the most memorable Act I finales on Broadway. Whether they involve iconic musical numbers or dramatic plot twists, these finales wet our palates for Act II and leave us anxiously craving more!

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Posted: Jun 29, 2021

Where to go after the show?

Rediscover what the Playhouse Square District can do for your evening. Stretch those legs after watching the enjoyable show Choir of Man, and stroll under the GE Chandelier taking in our new decorative patio enclosures. 

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Posted: Jun 17, 2021

“Father Figures” on Broadway 👔

From being great role models, to showing unconditional love and support, to going the extra mile for their children, here’s a look at some of our favorite “Father Figures” on Broadway.

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Posted: Jun 03, 2021

The Dazzle Awards: How Did the Show Go On?

30 hours of rehearsal. 57 hours of production. 392 hours of post-production. That plus a whole lot of determination, hard work, talent and some fun went into the 2021 Virtual Dazzle Awards presented by Pat and John Chapman!

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Posted: May 20, 2021

Top 5 Reasons to become a FRIEND!

Join the excitement of Playhouse Square by becoming a Friend! As a not-for-profit performing arts center, we rely on the generous support of our donors of all levels. As a Playhouse Square friend, there are many exclusive benefits you will receive as a way for us to say “Thank You” for contributing to our mission. Take a look at our top 5 reasons to become a Friend below:

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Posted: May 17, 2021

Al Roker & Sam Brock Visit our Historic Theaters

Last week, the TODAY Show’s Al Roker and NBC’s Sam Brock visited our great city and Playhouse Square as part of their “Reopening America” series. Watch the videos.

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Posted: May 04, 2021

“Mother Figure” Moments on Broadway

Love, sacrifice, stress, care, encouragement -- just like real-life mothers, moms on Broadway go through a wide range of emotions and experiences. In honor of Mother’s Day we’re taking a look at some of our favorite mother figure moments which have played out before our very eyes on stage, and at times brought us to tears.

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