Blog / General

Festival of Trees Returns!

July 24, 2013 by Julie Gilliland in General

Festival of Trees Returns! Cleveland Play House is thrilled to announce the return of a beloved holiday tradition - the Festival of Trees! This holiday season, everyone is invited to create new memories as the Festival of Trees fills the lobbies and hallways of our new home at PlayhouseSquare with dozens of beautiful, uniquely-decorated trees, all generously sponsored by our area business partners. A limited number of trees are still available for sponsorship but viewing The Festival of Trees is open to the public – and it’s free! To get information on how you can be a Festival of Trees sponsor, contact Liz Conway at 216.400.7037 or email  But we are not waiting until the holidays to start celebrating. We are currently... more

Master Teacher

June 05, 2013 by Corey Atkins, Artistic Associate-Engagement in General

Master Teacher

As a musical term, the Italian word “maestro” often gets translated as “master.” Another translation is perhaps even more apt when speaking of Leonard Bernstein: “teacher.” Both on the podium, and—in a groundbreaking move—on television, Bernstein’s passion for knowledge created a desire to instill that same passion and knowledge in others. Education is core to the Cleveland Play House mission, as well. In 1933 CPH offered the country’s first community-based theatre education programs. Today our Education programs, in tandem with our unique Engagement efforts, are more vital than ever. Like Bernstein, we have a passion for connecting communities with the power of our work. It’s fitting that, during this “summer vacation” season, we offer Hershey Felder’s play with music about a man who’s vision of... more

Related Shows: Maestro: Leonard Bernstein

CPH Centennial Star Award

March 13, 2013 by Lisa Craig, Public Relations Manager in General

CPH Centennial Star Award

CPH Centennial Star Award has been established to recognize select individuals who have made special and important contributions to CPH’s rich legacy of artistic and educational programming. The award will be given out periodically over the next 36 months, culminating with the CPH Centennial Season Celebration in October 2015. The very first CPH Centennial Award recipient was Joel Grey, who was presented with the award at our Annual Benefit in November of 2012. 

Student Discounts

November 05, 2012 by Jessica Bixby, Marketing Associate in General

Student Discounts

Hey Students!

Did you know you can see any of our Mainstage productions for no more than $15?  It's true!  You can see a live play here at CPH for less than the cost of a movie and popcorn!

We've made it even easier for you to purchase a student ticket to one of our plays.  No special promo codes needed!  Just order a student ticket on our website, or tell the ticket agent you are a student when ordering in person or by phone.

A few details:
-$15 student tickets are available for any seat and on any night, pending availability.

-Students must be age 24 or under and show proof of age w/ student ID when picking up tickets.more

Online Auction

October 12, 2012 by Jessica Bixby, Marketing Associate in General

Online Auction

Cleveland Play House’s 2012 Benefit – Christine Ebersole at The Silver Grille – on November 10 – is few weeks away, but you can participate NOW in our online auction to benefit CPH.  Here's a sample of some items up for bid:

Named character in a Les Roberts novel

Cleveland Cavaliers Loge Tickets

Attend a 2013-14 CPH Casting Session in NYC

Walk-on Role in A Carol for Cleveland

And much, much more!
View the entire list of items up for bid!

We'll be adding more items over the next few weeks, so check back often.  Please share this website with family... more

What a year! The CPH 2011-12 Season at a Glance

August 03, 2012 by Jessica Bixby, Marketing Associate in General

It's been an exciting and adventurous year for CPH! Take a look as we recount our Inaugural Season in downtown Cleveland.

Video Highlights:

-New Spaces

-New Engagement Initiatives

-Connecting on Stage
The Life of Galileo
Daddy Long Legs
Ken Ludwig's The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)
Ten Chimneys
Radio Golf
In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
New Ground Theatre Festival

-In the Classroom

And much, much more!

If you've attended a production, participated in one of our programs or attended an event, please share this video with your friends and family!

America's First Regional Theatre - and we're just getting started! more




Upcoming Events  |  view all shows  |  view calendar

The Philadelphia Story

Feb 25 - Mar 7


The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Feb 27 - Mar 22

Main Stage

Subscribe Now and Save!

Pick your mid-season subscription deal: "Buy 2 shows, Get 2 FREE!" or "Pick 3 for $99!" Available ONLY through our Subscriber Services line (216) 400-7096. Call today!