Arts Calendar

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.

Baldwin Wallace

For their 11th annual collaboration, Playhouse Square and Baldwin Wallace University will join to present tick, tick… BOOM! in Playhouse Square’s Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre. Performances will be held April 27th through April 29th.   216-241-6000

Blank Canvas Theater

Blank Canvas Theater’s seventh season continues with Sideshow April 13th through 28th at the West 78sth Street Studios.  440-941-0458  

Broadway School of Music and the Arts

Broadway School of Music and the Arts is presenting An Evening in Paris on Friday, April 27th.  There’s chamber music of Poulenc, Ravel, Debussy and others, performed by Cleveland Orchestra musicians and guests.   216-641-0630  

Chagrin Arts Performing Arts

The third program of Chagrin Arts Performing Arts series is an homage to Judy Garland. It will take place at the Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Center on Sunday afternoon, April 29th.  440-247-9700  

Cleveland Institute of Art

Portals and Thresholds, a new exhibition about artifice and simulated reality, goes on view at the Cleveland Institute of Art March 29th through June 15th

Cleveland Opera Theater

Cleveland Opera Theater is performing Puccini’s Madame Butterfly on Friday evening, April 27th and Sunday afternoon, April 29th, at the Maltz Center in University Circle. 

Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra’s two-week Festival called The Ecstasy of Tristan and Isolde will feature three stage performances of Wagner’s Opera on Saturday, April 21st, Thursday the 26th and Sunday the 29th.  In addition, there are two other concerts considering a variety of aspects of ecstatic love – on Wednesday the 25th, there’ll be a performance of Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalila symphony, and on Saturday the 28th, music from Gabrieli, Bach and Liszt exploring that theme.  And outside of Severance Hall, there’s also a special showing at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque of Lars von Trier’s apocalyptic fantasy Melancholia, which includes music from Tristan.  216-231-1111  

Cleveland Playhouse

Next up for the Cleveland Playhouse is The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, running April 14th through May 6th.  216-241-6000  

Kent State University

The New Music at Kent State University series will feature music of retiring faculty member Frank Wiley on Saturday evening, April 28th in Kent’s Ludwig Recital Hall. 

Kent State University Museum

The Kent State University Museum has the Katharine Hepburn exhibit Dressed for Stage and Screen.  The show opens February 2nd and will continue through September 2nd in the Broadbent Gallery.  

Les Delices

Les Delices will join forces with Quire Cleveland for three performances of Let the Heavens Rejoice, French Baroque music for chorus and orchestra in Willoughby, Lakewood and Shaker Heights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 27th through 29th.    

Playhouse Square

Playhouse Square presents The Humans, winner of four Tony awards, playing  April 10th through the 29th.  216-241-6000  

Quire Cleveland

Les Delices will join forces with Quire Cleveland for three performances of Let the Heavens Rejoice, French Baroque music for chorus and orchestra in Willoughby, Lakewood and Shaker Heights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 27th through 29th.