If your organization is planning an event you would like us to consider adding to the WCLV Arts Calendar, submit detailed information to John Simna via email.
The Cleveland Playhouse's next production will be Little Shop of Horrors. It opens in the Allen Theater on January 9th and continues through February 7th.
The next production at Clague Playhouse in Westlake is the Pulitzer-Prize winning drama Proof, on stage from January 15th through February 7th. 440-331-0403
At the Howson Gallery at Judson Park in Cleveland Heights, you can see an exhibition of Cleveland photographs by Jennie Jones, running January 15th through February 28th.
Cleveland Opera Theater
Cleveland Opera Theater and Oberlin Opera Theater will unite to perform the Midwest premiere of Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed that Line to Freedom in five different locations from January 29th through February 7th. 440-285-1874
The Workshop Players of Amherst are staging The Laramie Project from January 28th through February 14th. 440-988-5613
Noel Coward’s classic Private Lives is at Parma’s Cassidy Theater from February 5th through 21st. 442-842-4600
For Black History Month, Ensemble Theater in Cleveland Heights is presenting Panorama of African-American Theater: The Content of Character. Two shows will run concurrently – Slow Dance on the Killing Ground is in the Main Stage Theater, while the premiere of Golden Leaf Rag Time Blues is in the Playground Theater from February 5th through 28th. 216-321-2930
The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Severance Hall with an all-French program, including Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, with Jean-Efflam Bavouzet as the soloist. Vladimir Jurowski is the conductor. There are Thursday and Saturday subscription concerts, and a Fridays at Seven performance as well February 4th, 5th and 6th. 216-231-1111
Trinity Lutheran Church
The noontime organ concert series at Trinity Lutheran Church, at West 30th and Lorain, near the West Side Market will feature Florence Mustric in a program called I Heard It at the Movies, with music from The Godfather, La Dolce Vita, Topsy-Turvy and Platoon on Wednesdays February 3rd and 10th. 216-281-1700
Christopher Wilkins leads the Akron Symphony’s next concert on Saturday evening, February 6th, at the E. J. Thomas Hall in Akron. The program is called Music and the Mind. It explores the dark side of creative genius, and features pianist and psychiatrist Dr. Richard Kogan, with music of Rachmaninoff and Berlioz 330-535-8131
Cleveland Public Theater
Cleveland Public Theater presents Mr. Burns, A Post-Apocalyptic Play – part thriller, part morality play, part dark comedy and part musical and light opera. It opens February 11th and runs through March 5th in the Gordon Square Theater.
216-631-2727 ext 501
Beck Center in Lakewood and Baldwin Wallace University’s Music Theater program present their fifth annual collaboration, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights February 12th through 28th. 216-521-2540 ext 10
Cleveland Museum of Art Film Series
The Cleveland Museum of Art’s film series will include The Wandering Muse on Wednesday and Friday, February 3rd and 5th, and Louisiana Story, with music of Virgil Thomson, on Sunday, February 7th. 216-797-2465
First Unitarian Church
First Unitarian Church of Cleveland in Shaker Heights will host a Sunday morning community forum on February 7th featuring Gary Hanson recently-retired Executive Director of the Cleveland Orchestra. His topic is Reflections on the Orchestra: Strategy, Growth and the Future. 216-751-2320
Bill Rudman’s Musical Theater Project has a Valentine’s Day program called Anything You Can Do at Vosh in Lakewood on Sunday evening, February 14th. 216-245-8687
John Knox Concert Series
The John Knox Presbyterian Church of North Olmsted’s concert series will feature the ensemble Chirihue with music ranging from the Caribbean to the Southern Andes in a Friday evening concert on February 12th, as well as the Oberlin Brass Ensemble in an evening concert on February 19th. 440-777-3744 ext 120
Waaterloo Arts Concert Series
As part of the Waterloo Arts Chamber Concert Series, City Music Cleveland’s Chamber Ensemble will perform string duos and trios by Haydn, Mozart, Bartok and Beethoven in the Nan and Miles Kennedy Community Art Center Friday evening, February 19th. 216-695-9000
ideastream Arts Funding
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