2013/2014 Season Season:  

Woody Sez

Woody Sez

The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie

September 13 - October 6, Allen Theatre

Experience the life of America’s greatest folk singer through riveting stories and over 25 of his legendary songs, performed by four versatile actor/musicians. You’ll discover why Woody Guthrie’s music and mission have influenced singers from Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan to John Mellencamp... more

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

October 16 - October 26, The Helen

“If music be the food of love, play on!” And “play on” we will! With original period blues, country and folk music enhancing the Mississippi Delta setting, you’ll enjoy Shakespeare’s hilarious romp of mismatched love and mistaken identities as you’ve never seen... more

Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur

November 1 - November 30, Second Stage - Runway Configuration

The traditional power dynamic of an audition shifts as an up-and-coming director learns that it’s impossible to play with fire and not get singed. Blurring the line between fantasy and reality, this electrifying and seductive comedy was lauded by The New York Times... more

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

November 29 - December 22, Allen Theatre

SPECIAL NON-SUBSCRIPTION HOLIDAY ENGAGEMENT!One boy.  One holiday wish.  And a world that seems to be conspiring to make certain it doesn’t come true.   In honor of the 30th anniversary of the beloved film, we bring back one of the most popular shows... more

Yentl

Yentl

January 10 - February 2, Allen Theatre

A young woman defies convention and the laws of her people to fulfill her dream. Disguised as a young man, she becomes a brilliant student — and the most wanted bachelor in town. Yentl is a startlingly modern love story, and a smart,... more

Breath and Imagination

Breath and Imagination

February 14 - March 9, Allen Theatre

Before the inspiring voices of Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson, there was an African-American tenor named Roland Hayes. This musical tale of faith, hope, and family traces a remarkable journey from rural Georgia to Carnegie Hall and Buckingham Palace. more

Too True To Be Good

Too True To Be Good

March 5 - March 15, The Helen

What would you do if you finally got everything you always wanted? A rich young woman catches a pair of burglars in her bedroom. But instead of seeking help, the three embark on a permanent beach holiday and a life of... more

Clybourne Park

Clybourne Park

March 21 - April 13, Allen Theatre

Neighborhoods change, but do people?  This “ferociously smart” and “pulverizingly funny” satire reveals the lives in one house through 50 years of societal changes. The Washington Post calls it “one of the feistiest, funniest evenings in years.” more

Informed Consent

Informed Consent

April 23 - May 18, Second Stage - Thrust Configuration

Scientific breakthroughs allow us to know more about ourselves than ever before. But how much do we want to know — and who gets to decide how that information is used? Based on a true story, Informed Consent takes us into the personal... more

Grounded

Grounded

CPH presents Page 73's production

May 7 - May 17, The Helen

An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot's career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile... more

Grand Concourse

Grand Concourse

A new play reading

May 10, The Helen

Shelley is tired. A young nun who has successfully run a soup kitchen in the Bronx for years, but has begun to question her faith and the depths of her compassion. When a new volunteer joins the ranks, Shelley faces the ultimate test.... more

Fairfield

Fairfield

A new play reading

May 17, The Helen

“Peace. Love. Respect for all.” So goes the motto of Fairfield Elementary, a public school located in a liberal minority majority district. But when a young teacher’s misguided attempts at celebrating black history month take a dark turn, chaos erupts, students riot, and... more

Joe

Joe

A new folk musical reading

May 17, Allen Theatre

Liz is a Texas pageant queen looking for a cause. Joe is a Native American homeless man looking for a fight.  Hustling and dress hemming forge an unlikely friendship between them, but alcoholism, naiveté and mixed motives are a violent combination. This journey based... more

Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life

Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life

May 30 - June 29, Allen Theatre

Broadway legend and song-and-dance man extraordinaire Maurice Hines teams up with the amazing Manzari Brothers to put on an unforgettable show of music and memories. Through backstage stories and dozens of songs, Hines pays tribute to his legendary brother Gregory, and the singers who have inspired... more

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The Three Sisters

Nov 12 - Nov 22

CWRU/CPH MFA

Light Up the Night

Join us as we celebrate the season with the FREE Festival of Trees, sponsored by Dominion. And don't miss Light Up The Night, our FREE community tree lighting on Monday Nov. 24. from 5:30-8:00.

Five Guys Named Moe

Jan 23 - Feb 15

Main Stage

Notch