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February 10, 2013

STAGE FRIGHT Event Explores Ghosts of PlayhouseSquare.


CLEVELAND, OH – Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, will present an extraordinary pre-show discussion and performance event exploring the paranormal and the haunted history of the Hanna Theatre (and PlayhouseSquare’s other theaters), in conjunction with the company’s production of Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit, at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare on Saturday, March 2nd.  Commencing at 6:15 p.m. with a pre-show discussion featuring nationally renowned paranormal expert Mary Ann Winkowski, the event will culminate with a performance of Great Lakes Theater’s main stage production of Blithe Spirit at 7:30 p.m. as...


January 24, 2013

Noel Coward's Comedy BLITHE SPIRIT Will Haunt the Hanna

CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, commences the second half its 2013-14 season with Noël Coward’s comedy, Blithe Spirit. The production will be performed in the company’s revolutionary and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, February 22 – March 10. 2013. Charles Fee, GLT’s Producing Artistic Director, directs the production.

Great Lakes Theater’s production of Blithe Spirit is sponsored by PNC. GLT is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. In addition, the classic theater company’s 2012-13 season is presented with support from The Cleveland Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council. Media sponsors...

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January 07, 2013

A FREE World Premiere Touring Production of DOUBLE HEART Will Travel to Twenty-One Venues Across NE Ohio

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will launch the world premiere of DOUBLE HEART: The Courtship of Beatrice and Benedick, a free hour-long touring production scheduled to visit twenty-one neighborhood venues throughout northeast Ohio, to kick off the company’s 2013 series of Surround outreach programming. The play, an imagined prequel to Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, is written in poetic verse by NE Ohio playwright and Supervisor of GLT’s School Residency Program, David Hansen, and features a touring company of four actors directed by Lisa Ortenzi. The tour commences on February 12th, continues through March 7th and is designed to support Great Lakes Theater’s upcoming mainstage production of Much Ado About Nothing...


October 25, 2012

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Northeast Ohio's Favorite Holiday Tradition Returns to the Ohio Theatre at PlayhouseSquare

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 annual production of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, running November 30 – December 23, 2012. The production has delighted more than 600,000 people in its history, making it one of northeast Ohio’s most-loved and best-attended holiday events.

Great Lakes Theater’s twenty-fourth annual production of A Christmas Carol is sponsored by The John P. Murphy Foundation. The company’s 2012-13 season is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. GLT also receives support from The Cleveland Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council. more

August 24, 2012

2012-13 Season Commences with a Shakespearean Epic and A 60s-Inspired, Music-Infused Moliere Comedy

THE WINTER’S TALE and THE IMAGINARY INVALID kick off Great Lakes Theater’s 51st season in rotating repertory at the Hanna Theatre.

CLEVELAND, OH (August 28, 2012) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2012-13 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare’s epic of romance and renewal, The Winter’s Tale and a 60s-inspired, music -infused adaptation of Molière’s comic classic, The Imaginary Invalid. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 28 – November 4, 2012. The Fall Repertory features GLT’s resident company of actors performing the two alternating plays on the same stage over six weeks. Jesse Berger will...


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