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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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Dial "M" for Murder


February 08, 2015

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


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 Secret Garden
The Fantasticks
Love's Labour's Lost
King Lear
And Then There Were None


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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November 14, 2014

Great Lakes Theater's Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to PlayhouseSquare for 26th Year

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-sixth annual production of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, running November 29 – December 23, 2014. The production has delighted more than 650,000 people in its history, making it one of northeast Ohio’s most-loved and best-attended holiday events.

Great Lakes Theater’s twenty-sixth annual production of A Christmas Carol is sponsored by The John P. Murphy Foundation – one of the production’s inaugural sponsors. The company’s 2014-15 season is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. GLT also receives support from The Cleveland Foundation and...

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A Christmas Carol


August 30, 2014

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR & LES MISERABLES Launch Great Lakes Theater's 2014-15 Season

CLEVELAND, OH (September 2, 2014) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2014-15 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare’s uproarious battle of the sexes, The Merry Wives of Windsor and a new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical epic, Les Misérables. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 26 – November 9, 2014. Tracy Young will direct The Merry Wives of Windsor. Victoria Bussert will direct Les Misérables. (Les Misérables was created by Alain Boublil and Jean Marc-Natel based on a novel by Victor Hugo. Its...

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The Merry Wives of Windsor
Les Miserables