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Great Lakes Theater
February 24, 2019
The production features an Elizabethan theater-inspired design concept and an immersive onstage seating experience for audiences.
CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, continues the second half its 57th season with Shakespeare’s uproarious battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, March 29 – April 14, 2019. Sara Bruner, longtime GLT artistic company member who played the role of Kate in the 2011 GLT production of The Taming of the Shrew, directs. GLT’s upcoming production of The Taming of the Shrew features actor Jessika Williams in the show’s title role.
Generous support for The Taming of the Shrew was provided by...
The Taming of the Shrew
February 03, 2019
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 2019-20 season. Great Lakes Theater’s fifty-eighth year is scheduled to run from September 2019 through May 2020 at Playhouse Square’s Hanna and Ohio Theatres.
GLT will commence its 2019-20 season with the Tony-winning Broadway musical classic, The Music Man, presented in rotating repertory with the Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, Julius Caesar (September 27 – November 10, 2019). The 31st annual production of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol (November 29 - December 22, 2019) will bisect the season. In the winter/spring, GLT will present the ultimate whodunit thriller, Sleuth (February 14 – March 8, 2020) followed by Shakespeare’s sublime...
January 06, 2019
CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, commences the second half its 2018-19 season with Agatha Christie’s gripping courtroom thriller, Witness for the Prosecution. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 15 – March 10, 2019. Great Lakes Theater’s own Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee, directs the production.
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 2018-19 Season is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts...
Witness for the Prosecution
November 11, 2018
Great Lakes Theater showcases pre-show musical merriment from some of northeast Ohio’s best choirs this holiday season.
(Cleveland, OH) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will shine the spotlight on a different northeast Ohio choir 30 minutes prior to each performance of A Christmas Carol. The sounds of the season can be enjoyed by audience members from within the Ohio Theatre as over 530 individuals from 20 northeast Ohio choirs perform holiday classics.
Choirs will perform pre-show according to the following schedule:
· Friday, November 30 - Immaculate Heart of Mary School
· Saturday, December 1 (matinee) - Our Lady of the Elms High School
· Saturday, December 1 (evening) - Nuance
· Sunday, December 2 - Singing Angels
· Thursday, December 6 - Shaker...
A Christmas Carol
November 08, 2018
CLEVELAND, OH – Cleveland, OH (November 8, 2018) – Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will host its third annual Backstage Bash gala event on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square. This exciting event brings party-goers “backstage” at the Hanna Theatre, providing access/staging various parts of the event in areas not normally seen by the public.
Guests will mingle throughout the Hanna Theatre house during a cocktail hour that features games and displays from current and past Great Lakes Theater seasons. Guests who purchase VIP tickets are treated to a VIP Cabaret performance under the stage to kick off the evening during cocktail hour. A mainstage performance featuring GLT artistic company members will take center stage as part of the evening’s festivities. Patrons...