Playhouse Square at Home

National Crafting Month: RENT Logo Artwork

March 26, 2021 - Whether it’s your dream to rent a place down in the flats or open up a restaurant in Santa Fe, this piece of avant-garde artwork is the perfect decor to send you “Over The Moon.”

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Happy Birthday Stephen Sondheim!

March 22, 2021 - It was just a year ago when Broadway's biggest stars gathered to honor Stephen Sodheim for his 90th birthday celebration. You can re-watch the full performance here:

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Happy Birthday ALW!

March 22, 2021 - To celebrate Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber's 73rd birthday, revisit his 50th birthday celebration in this YouTube playlist featuring performances of your ALW favorites!

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National Crafting Month: HAMILTON Parchment Paper

March 19, 2021 - For this week’s National Crafting Month activity, we’re making parchment paper similar to what you see onstage in Hamilton. Use it to write a strongly-worded letter to your political rival, or a maybe a song lyric of your own!

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National Crafting Month: Program Collage

March 12, 2021 - Have so many Broadway shows captured your heart that you can’t pick just one to display? Combine your favorite Playhouse Square programs into one unique art piece!

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National Crafting Month: Snow Dough

March 5, 2021 - Playhouse Square is celebrating National Crafting Month this March! Join us every Friday as we bring you a different Broadway-themed craft. Today, make Snow Dough inspired by Disney’s Frozen and the snowy landscape of Arendelle!

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Still Missing Broadway?

March 2, 2021 - Check out Broadway.com's day-by-day guide of online events, theater-centric films, TV shows and more!

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Idina Menzel's Spotify Playlist

Februray 22, 2021 - Tony Award® winner Idina Menzel curates her own Spotify playlist with a special selection of Broadway "Showstoppers" featuring over 90 of her favorites.  

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Huntington 360 View

February 17, 2021 - Missing the theaters? We miss seeing you in them! Until we can welcome you back, take a virtual walk through our historic venues with our Huntington 360 View videos.

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Ain't Too Proud Spotlight

February 16, 2021 - Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal has another installment of the new Show Spotlight series ready to take center stage featuring the 2019 Tony Award®-nominated Best Musical Ain't Too Proud.

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Shareable Valentines

February 12, 2021 - Send a Broadway-themed virtual Valentine to someone special. Check out our collection of social shareables and e-cards that'll be sure to brighten their day.  

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Fall in Love with Broadway Couples

February 8, 2021 - With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, our "Behind the Curtain" blog takes a look at some of the love stories we’ve seen blossom on Broadway.

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Staging Success

February 1, 2021 - As the 100th anniversary of Playhouse Square approaches, we invite you to enjoy "Staging Success," an Emmy Award-winning documentary created in celebration of our 90th anniversary. Until we can fully embrace our centennial, "Staging Success" reminds us how Playhouse Square became the indisputable gem of Cleveland it is today.

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Black & White "Phantom" Banana Bread Cookies

January 26, 2021 - To celebrate the 33rd anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera opening on Broadway, we're taking a look back at one of our favorite show-themed recipes.

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Happy Birthday Lin-Manuel!

January 16, 2021 - From free styling on television to performing at the White House, Lin-Manuel Miranda has seemingly done it all. In celebration of his birthday, our "Behind the Curtain" blog takes a look at some of his most memorable moments.

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GE Chandelier Playlist

January 11, 2021 - We asked our social media community of followers to help brainstorm some hypothetical theme songs for our GE Chandelier and they didn't dissapoint! 

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Playhouse Square Crossword

January 4, 2021 - Do you know the name of the host of our Broadway Buzz pre-show talks? Or the number of historic theaters in our district? Check out this fun crossword puzzle full of Playhouse Square trivia!

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DAZZLE Holiday Special

December 21, 2020 - Bringing some Dazzle to your holidays! Join some of the Dazzle Awards participating high schools and Playhouse Square staff for holiday songs, traditions, and more!

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Holiday Zoom Backgrounds

December 1, 2020 - Transport your virtual meetings to the Playhouse Square District with three new holiday backgrounds!

National Princess Day

November 18, 2020 - To celebrate National Princess Day, our "Behind the Curtain" blog takes a walk down memory lane of Broadway princesses past and present. Check out these positively perfect performances from some of our favorite Broadway princesses. đź‘‘

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Jigsaw Puzzles

November 11, 2020  - Just in case you've forgotten what the Playhouse Square district looks like, you can try your hand at jigsaw puzzles of our unforgettable landmarks.

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"Come What May" Music Video

October 29, 2020 - Tony Award® nominees Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit star in the newly-released “Come What May” music video from Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

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Season Program Archives

October 23, 2020 - Explore our PSQ vault! Take a look at digital copies of some of our past programs which include cast information, messages from the CEO, fun tidbits and much more!

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AIN'T TOO PROUD Special Event

October 13, 2020 -  A special livestream event featuring musical performances and a deeply personal conversation moderated by Whoopi Goldberg, featuring The Temptations founder Otis Williams, Tony®-nominated book writer Dominique Morisseau and members of the Broadway cast of Ain't Too Proud.

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Q&A with the stars of HAMILTON

October 8, 2020 -  Northeast Ohio's stars of the Hamilton national tour Rory O'Malley ("King George III") and Warren Egypt Franklin ("Lafayette/Jefferson") join us for a special Q&A presented by KeyBank.

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SPARX in the City Tour

September 12, 2020 - Sparx in the City went virtual this year! Check out the behind-the-scenes tour of our theaters.

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Best Musicals 2010-2019

September 2, 2020 - Take a walk down memory lane with Playbill as they highlight the Tony Award® winners for Best Musical over the past decade.

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All About Our GE Chandelier

August 26, 2020 - In the words of Regina George, our GE Chandelier is a massive deal (literally and figuratively). Not only does it stand at 44 feet tall above Euclid Avenue, but it also serves as the heart of our district and the largest outdoor chandelier in North America. 

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Playbill Quiz

August 18, 2020 - Calling all Broadway fans - it’s time to test your knowledge! Can you name the show from its Playbill cover?

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Lumen Virtual Ribbon Cutting

August 10, 2020 - In October 2019, Playhouse Square completed the largest residential project undertaken in downtown Cleveland in 40 years. Celebrate with us via our virtual ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Q&A with the stars of Disney's FROZEN

August 6, 2020 -  Caroline Bowman ("Elsa") and Austin Colby ("Hans") join us for a special performance and Q&A presented by KeyBank with a special message for Playhouse Square from Thomas Schumacher, President of Disney Theatrical Productions.

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Disney Cruise Line’s “Tangled: The Musical”

July 29, 2020 - Disney Cruise Line released a special virtual viewing of "Tangled: The Musical."

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Take Me Out to the Broadway!

July 14, 2020 - The cast of Hadestown teamed up with MLB stars for a very special rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."

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I Wish It Would Rain

June 22, 2020 - The cast and band of Ain't Too Proud reunited for a special performance of "I Wish It Would Rain."

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Virtual Concerts

June 11, 2020 - Here's hoping these virtual concerts will put a smile on your face!

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Backstage with Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant

May 27, 2020 - Ever wonder what it’s like to peek inside a bear den? Carnivore ecologist Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant gives us a surprising look at her world of animal research and reveals a glimpse into the secret life of bears. Live from her home office in Washington, D.C., she shares what inspired her on her journey to become a scientist.

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Backstage with Filipe DeAndrade

May 20, 2020 - Go backstage with wildlife filmmaker Filipe DeAndrade and get a raw, unfiltered look at the ins and outs of "shark body language" to earning the trust of a humpback whales and more! Live from California, Filipe imparts what he’s learned about being courageous and resilient—both in the field and in his personal life.

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Dazzle Awards 2020 Virtual Choir

May 20, 2020 - The Dazzle Awards, presented by Pat and John Chapman, celebrate excellence and achievement in Northeast Ohio high school musical theater. This year, representatives from each 2019-20 Dazzle Awards school, selected by their directors, were invited to shine in a virtual chorus of “Morning Glow” from the Stephen Schwartz musical PIPPIN. And shine they did! Their enthusiasm, passion, positivity and talent are inspiring.

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The Lion King Experience: At Home

May 14, 2020 - The Lion King Experience is an immersive arts education program that introduces students and their families to many aspects of theater-making through the lens of The Lion King. These instructions give you everything you need to explore theater on your own at home. Choose between the KIDS Experience for ages 8-11 or JR. Experience for ages 12-15.

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Backstage with Kara Cooney

May 13, 2020 - National Geographic Live goes backstage with Egyptologist Kara Cooney to explore how humans reacted in the ancient world to the same types of circumstances we’re facing today. Going live from Los Angeles, Kara will dig into a deep time human perspective on ancient Egyptian responses to epidemics. 

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National Geographic Live Resources

May 13, 2020 - National Geographic Resources for you and your family!

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Zoom Backgrounds

May 7, 2020 - Spice up your next zoom chat with these backgrounds of our historic theaters or our GE Chandelier.

Coloring Pages

May 7, 2020 - Explore your creativity by coloring an iconic Playhouse Square image - GE Chandelier, Retro Sign or Blade Sign - and then share your creations by tagging @playhousesquare.

 

Backstage with Bertie Gregory

May 6, 2020 - National Geographic Live presents wildlife filmmaker Bertie Gregory from his home in the UK. Bertie shared never-before-told stories from his expeditions and what he’s learned about being courageous and resilient in the face of challenging times.
 

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Peter Rabbit Tales

May 5, 2020 - With the kindness and permission of F Warne and Company, Playhouse Square proudly presents Enchantment Theatre Company’s Peter Rabbit Tales.

Jim Brickman LIVE

April 30, 2020 - Jim Brickman performed a soothing solo piano concert for Playhouse Square Season Ticket Holders and Donors. Now we are pleased to make this available for everyone to enjoy!

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Backstage with Brian Skerry

April 28, 2020 - National Geographic Live presents underwater photographer Brian Skerry from his home studio on the coast of Maine with never-before-told stories from his expeditions and what he’s learned about being courageous and resilient in the face of challenging times.

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