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August 17, 2015

THE SECRET GARDEN & KING LEAR Launch Great Lakes Theater's 2015-16 Season

CLEVELAND, OH (August 18, 2015) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2015-16 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features a Tony Award-winning musical for the whole family, The Secret Garden and a towering Shakespearean tragedy, King Lear. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 25 – November 1, 2015. Victoria Bussert will direct The Secret Garden. Joseph Hanreddy will direct King Lear. (The Secret Garden is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.)

Generous support for The Secret Garden was provided by the Kulas Foundation. The production is part of the Kulas Musical Theater Series at Great Lakes Theater. GLT’s production of King Lear is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a national...

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April 01, 2015

Cleveland's Classic Company's TEMPEST Storms Hanna Theatre

CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, crowns its 2014-15 season with William Shakespeare magical masterpiece, The Tempest. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, April 10-26, 2014. Drew Barr directs the production.

Generous production support for The Tempest was provided by John and Barbara Schubert. Special Student Matinee Series support for The Tempest was provided by AkzoNobel Packaging Coatings and GLT’s Student Subscription Program was generously sponsored by Eaton Corporation. GLT is supported in great 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...

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February 13, 2015

Great Lakes Theater Dials Up Thriller DIAL "M" FOR MURDER at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square

CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, commences the second half its 2014-15 season with Frederick Knott’s murder mystery masterpiece, Dial “M” for Murder. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, February 27 – March 22, 2015. Charles Fee, GLT’s Producing Artistic Director, directs the production. Dial “M” for Murder is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

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 53rd season are The...

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February 08, 2015

Cleveland's Classic Company Announces Expanded 2015-16 Season to Headline Hanna Theatre Home

THE NEW LINEUP FEATURES A PAIR OF SHAKESPEAREAN CLASSICS, TWO TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICALS , AND A MURDER MYSTERYTHRILLER.

CLEVELAND, OH Charles Fee, Producing Artistic Director of Great Lakes Theater (GLT), unveiled an ambitious, six-production array of classics to headline the company’s 2015-16 season. Great Lakes Theater’s fifty-fourth year is scheduled to run from September 2015 through May 2016 at PlayhouseSquare’s Hanna and Ohio Theatres.

GLT will commence its 2015-16 season with the Tony-winning musical, The Secret Garden, presented in rotating repertory with Shakespeare’s towering tragedy, King Lear (September 25 - November 1, 2015). The company’s annual production of Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol (November 28 - December 23, 2015)

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The Fantasticks
Love's Labour's Lost
And Then There Were None

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January 15, 2015

A FREE Touring Production of THE GREAT GLOBE ITSELF Will Travel to Twenty-Seven Venues Across NE Ohio

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will launch the world premiere of THE GREAT GLOBE ITSELF, a free touring production scheduled to visit twenty-seven neighborhood venues throughoutnortheast Ohio, to kick off the company’s 2015 series of Surround outreach programming. The one-act play is written and directed by David Hansen, GLT Education Outreach Associate, and features a touring company of three actors. The tour commences on March 3rd, continues through April 2nd and is designed to support Great Lakes Theater’s upcoming mainstage production of The Tempest at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare which opens in April. All performances of the touring production are free and open to the public, with the exception of performances at area schools, which are private.

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