Director of Marketing and Strategic Advancement
Great Lakes Theater
February 04, 2018
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 2018-19 season. Great Lakes Theater’s fifty-seventh year is scheduled to run from September 2018 through May 2019 at Playhouse Square’s Hanna and Ohio Theatres.
GLT will commence its 2018-19 season with the smash hit feel-good musical, Mamma Mia!, presented in rotating repertory with the the classic Jane Austen romantic comedy, Pride and Prejudice (September 28 – November 11, 2018). The 30th anniversary of GLT’s production of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol (November 30 - December 23, 2018) will bisect the season. In the winter/spring, GLT will present Agatha Christie’s gripping courtroom thriller, Witness for the Prosecution (February...
February 02, 2018
The FREE, family-friendly touring production featuring live music will visit fourteen venues across northeast Ohio.
Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will launch a new Classics on Tour production of HUCK FINN, a free touring show scheduled to visit fourteen neighborhood libraries and other public venues throughout northeast Ohio. The one-act play is based on Mark Twain’s classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, adapted by Eric Schmiedl and directed by GLT Director of Educational Programming Lisa Ortenzi. It features a touring company of four artists. The tour commences on February 6th, continues through March 3rd and is a classics-inspired, educational performance for families and school-aged children (recommended for third-eighth grade) with a strong message of cooperation, acceptance and choosing peaceful solutions. All public performances of...
January 07, 2018
CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, commences the second half its 2017-18 season with the Midwest stage premiere of Stephen King’s unforgettable thriller, Misery adapted for the stage by William Goldman. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 16 – March 11, 2018. Great Lakes Theater’s own Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee, directs the production. Misery is presented through special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC.
Great Lakes Theater is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a generous public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Additionally, the Great Lakes Theater 2017-18 season is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the...
October 11, 2017
Great Lakes Theater's Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Playhouse Square for 29th Year
CLEVELAND, OH - The stage of the Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square will glow with good spirits and time-honored tradition when Great Lakes Theater (GLT) presents its twenty-ninth annual production of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, running November 25 – December 23, 2017. The production has delighted more than 725,000 people in its history, making it one of northeast Ohio’s most-loved and best-attended holiday events.
Great Lakes Theater’s twenty-ninth annual production of A Christmas Carol is sponsored by The John P. Murphy Foundation – one of the production’s inaugural sponsors - and PNC. Great Lakes Theater is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Additionally, the Great Lakes Theater...
A Christmas Carol
August 10, 2017
CLEVELAND, OH (August 7, 2017) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2017-18 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features the soaring musical epic in its Midwest premiere, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Shakespeare’s magical comic masterpiece, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 29 – November 5, 2017. Victoria Bussert will direct The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Joseph Hanreddy will direct A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Music by Alan Menken / Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz / Book by Peter Parnell. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film) is presented through special arrangement with MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (MTI). All authorized performance materials...