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February 19, 2018

Cleveland's Classic Company at the Hanna Presents Shakespeare's Towering Tragedy MACBETH

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 56th season with Shakespeare’s towering tragedy Macbeth. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, March 29 – April 15, 2018. GLT’s Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee directs the production.

Generous support for Macbeth was provided by John and Barbara Schubert, Shakespeare in American Communities (a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with...

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February 04, 2018

Cleveland's Classic Theater Company Announces Six-Show Season for 2018-19 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 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...

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February 02, 2018

Great Lakes Theater Launches Classics on Tour 2018 HUCK FINN

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...

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January 07, 2018

Cleveland's Classic Company at the Hanna Presents Stephen King's Unforgettable Thriller MISERY

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...

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October 11, 2017

Great Lakes Theater's Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Playhouse Square for 29th Year

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, 2017The 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...

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