Hakuna Matata! Have no worries, The Lion King is returning to Playhouse Sq.

Disney musical returns to Cleveland for 5th run  By: Abigail Jarvis Brandon A. McCall and Kayla Cyphers. ©Disney.  Photo by Deen van Meer. This past Monday, Disney Theatre Productions- in collaboration with Playhouse Square- announced the Tony award-winning musical “The Lion King” will return to Cleveland in the fall 2021.  This play “will make its …

The Choir of Man: Shows return to Playhouse Square

June 2021 welcomes live theatre back to Cleveland By: Abigail Jarvis This summer Cleveland’s Playhouse Square will reopen its doors to theatre-goers for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit last spring. The first show to return to the Playhouse stages will be “The Choir of Man.”   An interactive and boisterous show, “The Choir …

Review of “The Moors”

A virtual CSU Theatre production By: Skylar Bridgeforth Cleveland State University’s Department of Theatre has yet again adapted well to the changes that the theatre community has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Moors,” directed by Toby Vera Bercovici, is a dark comedy set on the savage moors of the English Countryside. It proved to …

Staging your comeback- The Keybank Broadway Series announcement

Playhouse Square announces 2021-2022 Season By: Abigail Jarvis Caroline Bowman (Elsa) and the Company of Frozen North American Tour, Photo by: Deen van Meer The Cast of Broadway's THE PROM, Photo by: Deen van Meer At 7:30 pm on April 7 a virtual curtain rose at Playhouse Square for The Keybank Broadway Series Announcement Event. …

Moving ahead & zoom auditions

Reflection on the process with DeAndra Stone By: Trinity Stevens Each academic year the Cleveland State University dance program welcomes new dancers into its Viking Dance Group and the CSU Dance Company, as well as gives out several departmental scholarships. Auditions are held each spring to determine these things; however, those auditions have looked a …

Celebrating Playhouse Square’s 100th Anniversary

100 years of art, perseverance, and bringing people together By Abigail Jarvis Playhouse Square, located steps off of CSU's campus, celebrates it's 100th anniversary, By: Molly Bregar The spring of 2021 marked the 100th anniversary of Playhouse Square. When the bright theatre marquees flashed to life for the very first time, there were five original …