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February 08, 2014
THE NEW LINEUP FEATURES A PAIR OF SHAKESPEAREAN CLASSICS, A TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL EPIC, AND A VINTAGE THRILLER.
CLEVELAND, OH – Charles Fee, Producing Artistic Director of Great Lakes Theater (GLT), unveiled an ambitious, five-production array of classics to headline the company’s 2014-15 season. Great Lakes Theater’s fifty-third year is scheduled to run from September 2014 through April 2015 at PlayhouseSquare’s Hanna and Ohio Theatres.
GLT will commence its 2014-15 season with Shakespeare’s battle of the sexes, The Merry Wives of Windsor, presented in rotating repertory with Boublil and Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical epic, Les Misérables (September 26 - November 9, 2014). The company’s annual production of Dickens’...
February 06, 2014
CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, commences the second half its 2014-15 season with Ira Levin’s murder mystery masterpiece, Deathtrap. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, February 21 – March 16, 2014. Charles Fee, GLT’s Producing Artistic Director, directs the production.
Generous production support for Deathtrap was provided by Bob and Janet Neary. Great Lakes Theater is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Season support is also provided by The Cleveland Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council. Media sponsors for GLT’s 52nd season are The FORM Group, Ideastream (WCLV...
January 09, 2014
Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will launch the world premiere of SEVEN AGES, a free touring production scheduled to visit twenty-two neighborhood venues throughout northeast Ohio, to kick off the company’s 2014 series of Surround outreach programming. The one-act play is comprised of seven tales written by seven northeast Ohio playwrights (Nina Domingue, Mike Geither, David Hansen, Christine Howey, Anne McEvoy, Michael Oatman and Toni K. Thayer) and features a touring company of four actors directed by Lisa Ortenzi. The tour commences on February 11th, continues through March 5th and is designed to support Great Lakes Theater’s upcoming mainstage production of As You Like It at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare which opens in April. All performances of the touring production are free...
As You Like It
November 13, 2013
THE SPECIAL MATINEE FOR CHILDREN/ADULTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
AND THEIR FAMILIES IS THE FIRST OFFERING OF ITS KIND IN OHIO.
CLEVELAND, OH – Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, will present a “sensory-friendly” matinee performance of its 25th anniversary production of A Christmas Carol for children and adults on the autism spectrum and their families at the Ohio Theatre, PlayhouseSquare on Wednesday, November 27th at 11:00 a.m. Coordinated in partnership with Theatre Development Fund: Autism Theatre Initiative, the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Milestones Autism Organization, the exclusive performance for patrons on the autism spectrum is the first professional theater offering of its...
November 08, 2013
CLEVELAND, OH - The stage of the Ohio Theatre, PlayhouseSquare will glow with good spirits and time-honored tradition when Great Lakes Theater (GLT) presents its twenty-fifth anniversary production of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, running November 30 – December 22, 2013. The production has delighted more than 625,000 people in its history, making it one of northeast Ohio’s most-loved and best-attended holiday events.
Great Lakes Theater’s twenty-fifth annual production of A Christmas Carol is sponsored by The John P. Murphy Foundation – one of the production’s inaugural sponsors. The company’s 2013-14 season is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. GLT also receives support from The Cleveland Foundation and...
A Christmas Carol