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The Nation’s first professional regional theatre, Cleveland Play House, kicks off its 100th Anniversary Season as the recipient of the 2015 Regional Theater Tony Award.  The highly-anticipated lineup of shows in its record-breaking 100th Anniversary Season, under Artistic Director Laura Kepley are being built, rehearsed and launched in Cleveland, will be comprised of world-premieres, contemporary plays, American classics and fan favorites.  The season aims to continue CPH’s mission to inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences with bold, distinctive works that will reflect the conversations occurring in and around Northeast Ohio. 


Productions for this historic 100th season include the world-premiere of Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors, The Crucible, Little Shop of Horrors, Katori Hall’s Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, Rebecca Gilman’s Luna Gale, and Rajiv Joseph’s Mr. Wolf.  The holiday hit, A Christmas Story, as well as the beloved classic, Steel Magnolias will be offered as additional non-subscription production options.


Founded in 1915, Cleveland Play House is America’s first professional regional theatre. Throughout its rich history, Cleveland Play House has remained dedicated to its mission to inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences in Northeast Ohio by producing plays and theatre education programs of the highest professional standards. It has produced more than 100 world and/or American premieres, and over its long history more than 12 million people have attended over 1,600 CPH productions. Cleveland Play House looks toward its centennial while performing in three state-of-the art venues at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland.



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