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August 26, 2018

Calling all Cratchits!

Great Lakes Theater is seeking former cast members for “A Christmas Carol
Family Reunion” to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this NEO holiday favorite.
(Cleveland, OH) - Great Lakes Theater is having A Christmas Carol Family Reunion! In celebration of the 30th annual production of A Christmas Carol, we are seeking all those who have ever performed as part of GLT’s holiday favorite since 1989. If you have ever trod the boards of the Ohio Theatre as Peter, Martha, Belinda, James, Sarah, Bob, Jane, Tiny Tim, the Ghost of Christmas Past or maybe skate girl/boy in Gerald Freedman’s much-beloved adaptation, we want to hear from you!

We will hold the reunion Opening Night of this year’s 30th Anniversary run, November 30th,...


August 16, 2018

MAMMA MIA! and PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Launch Great Lakes Theater's 2018-19 Season

CLEVELAND, OH (August 16, 2018) - Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2018-19 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features the smash hit feel-good musical, Mamma Mia! and Jane Austen’s classic romantic comedy, Pride and Prejudice. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 28 – November 11, 2018. Victoria Bussert will direct Mamma Mia! and Pride and Prejudice will be directed by Joseph Hanreddy who also adapted the production’s script in collaboration with J.R. Sullivan. Mamma Mia! (Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus / Some songs with Stig Anderson / Book by Catherine Johnson / Originally conceived by Judy Craymer) is presented through special arrangement with MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (MTI). All authorized performance...

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Pride and Prejudice
Mamma Mia!


April 02, 2018

Cleveland's Classic Company at the Hanna Presents Off Broadway's Groovy Retro-hit Revue BEEHIVE - THE '60S MUSICAL

CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, concludes its 2018-19 season with Off Broadway’s groovy retro-hit revue, Beehive – The ‘60s Musical. The production will be performed in the company’s intimate home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, May 4-20, 2018. Victoria Bussert directs. Beehive – The ‘60s Musical was created by Larry Gallagher.

Generous production support for Beehive – The ‘60s Musical was provided by FirstEnergy Foundation and the Kulas Foundation. The production is part of the Kulas Musical Theater Series at Great Lakes Theater. GLT is also supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a generous public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Season support is provided by The Cleveland Foundation and the Ohio Arts...

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Beehive - The '60s Musical


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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