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Maurice Hines, Scott Anderson and ‘Heartbreak House’

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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Maurice Hines, Scott Anderson and ‘Heartbreak House’ Dee Perry catches up with famous dancer, actor, singer and choreographer Maurice Hines as he prepares to perform his orginal show based on his life at Cleveland Play House. Plus, we sit down with 'Lawrence in Arabia' author Scott Anderson to talk about his upcoming appearance at the Beachwood Library and we preview a local production of George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House.

Additional Information

Maurice Hines has been dancing for 65 years, and now he brings to Cleveland an orignal show, Tappin’ Thru Life based on his life story in the entertainment business. Maurice taps his way onto the Allen Theatre for Cleveland Play House now through June 29.

Scott Anderson, author of NPR‘s selection for “Best Book of the Year” Lawrence in Arabia, will be speaking at Beachwood Branch of Cuyahoga County Library, Thursday June 12th at 7pm.

Local director Bernadette Clemens and actors Laura Perrotta and Tom Fulton tell us about their production of George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Heartbreak House’ of from June 12 through June 29.


Arts and Culture, Dance, Literature, Theatre


Maurice Hines, actor, singer, dancer, choreographer

Scott Anderson, author

Bernadette Clemens, director
Laura Perrotta, actress
Tom Fulton, actor

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

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Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer