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March 31, 2014

Great Lakes Theater Names New Director of Development

Don Bernardo joins the company’s six-member management team.
 
CLEVELAND, OH – Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s professional classic theater company, announced the appointment of Don Bernardo as the company’s new director of development today. As the head of GLT’s development department, Bernardo will oversee all individual, corporate and foundation fundraising efforts for the organization. Approximately $2M of the company’s $3.7M annual operating budget is generated from contributed income sources each season.
 
"Live theatre has been a passion of mine since I was very young,” said Bernardo regarding his recent appointment. “I am thrilled to join Great Lakes Theater's management team, and to have an opportunity to work with our dedicated board of trustees and many funders in...

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March 20, 2014

Great Lakes Theater Launches TWO SUMMER DRAMA CAMPS FOR STUDENTS

CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland’s Classic Company will present a pair of summer drama camps for students (ages 4-18) this summer in partnership with Berea High School and Laurel School.
 
CAMP THEATER! is a summer theater camp for students ages 4-18 at Berea-Midpark High School (June 9-20, 2014) that immerses students in interactive and educational theater-based activities. CAMP THEATER! is a unique opportunity for students to work with and learn from Great Lakes Theater’s professional teaching artists in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Daily classes will be held at Berea-Midpark High School in one-week sessions from Monday through Friday. Students may enroll in one or both weeklong sessions. Different material will be covered each week. The program is designed for students...

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March 14, 2014

Shakespeare's Enchanting Comedy AS YOU LIKE IT Headlines Great Lakes Theater's Hanna Theatre Home This April

CLEVELAND, OH (March 14, 2014) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, crowns its 2013-14 season with the Shakespearean comedy, As You Like It. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, April 4-19, 2014. Edward Morgan directs the production.

Generous production support for As You Like It was provided by Lynn & Tim Pistell and The Great Lakes Theater Business Alliance. Special Student Matinee Series support for As You Like It was provided by PNC. 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...

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As You Like It

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February 08, 2014

Cleveland's Classic Company Announces Ambitious 2014-15 Season to Headline Hanna Theatre Home

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’...

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The Tempest
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Les Miserables
Dial "M" for Murder
A Christmas Carol

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February 06, 2014

Great Lakes Theater Springs a Suspenseful DEATHTRAP, Broadway's Longest Running Comic Thriller

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...

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Deathtrap

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