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-A Midsummer Night's Dream III, i

Keep up with all things Great Lakes Theater. Our blog is a great way to learn about the very latest Great Lakes Theater news/notes and enjoy extraordinary "behind-the-scenes" access to the creative process of our artistic company.

November 25, 2013 - leave a comment

WCPN Interview: Sensory Friendly "A Christmas Carol"

EAR CANDY: Today we visited the Idea Center to chat with Dee Perry of WCPN's 90.3 FM's "The Sound of Applause" about our upcoming Sensory Friendly performance of "A Christmas Carol" (Wednesday, November 27 @ 11:00 a.m.) for children and adults on the autism spectrum (and their families). The show was broadcast this afternoon, but we invite you to listen in to the streaming audio on WCPN's site at your leisure to hear more about this extraordinary Ohio first. Audio Link: (Advance to 34:40 in the stream for the segment.) Tickets are still available:

May 23, 2013 - 1 comment(s)

Guys and Justin Timberlake.

As if their performances on stage didn't showcase their talent enough... The cast of Guys and Dolls put their own theatrical spin on Justin Timberlake's Suit and Tie in this awesome music video. (PS: They can still " you a few thangs..." at the Hanna Theatre. The show runs thru 6/30! Hint. Hint.)

May 15, 2013 - 1 comment(s)

2013 Gala - Guys and Dolls: Behind the Scenes

Nearly 350 revelers attended our 2013 (speakeasy-themed) fundraising gala, "Guys and Dolls: Behind the Scenes," on Saturday, May 11 at our Scene and Prop Shop. Attendees sampled signature cocktails inspired by the era of bath tub gin, savored a "Rockin' (the Boat)" buffet dinner prepared by Marigold Catering, enjoyed live entertainment by Lounge Kitty (and her 6-piece band) and bid on silent and live auctions that featured one-of-a-kind experiences and weekend getaway packages. All proceeds benefited our mainstage and education programming which positively impacts over 100,000 adults and students annually. Thanks to all of our supporters for helping to make the evening such a successful and memorable one!

April 25, 2013 - leave a comment

LCCC Playwriting Contest Staged Reading 2013

CONGRATULATIONS! Last night a crowd of supportive classmates, educators and new play enthusiasts gathered in the Stocker Center, Studio Theatre on the campus of Lorain Community College for a staged reading of George L. Stewart’s award-winning new play, THANOTOPIA (OR A NIHILIST MANIFESTO) performed by Great Lakes Theater actor-teachers and outreach tour company members.

The LCCC Playwriting Contest is a free program offered as part of Great Lakes Theater's annual SURROUND series of events, designed to connect audiences to classic literature.

April 18, 2013 - leave a comment

Bardstock 2013: Student Songwriting Contest Winners Announced!

Congrats to the grand-prize winners of our 2013 Bardstock Student Songwriting Contest!

Ear Candy:

Listen to WCPN's broadcast of Bardstock FM 2013 which aired on April 23rd.
Check out the grand prize winning music tracks. (Scroll down to hear the songs.)

Bardstock 2014?
We look forward to continuing the legacy of Bardstock next season. If you are interested in participating in the contest during the coming year, drop us a line! Check back soon for details about our 2014 edition of the program.

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