Cleveland Public Theatres Big [Box] series is one of the areas best opportunities to check out some cool new works and artists before they graduate to bigger venues. Now in its fifth year, Big [Box] turns CPTs James Levin Theatre into a training ground for the next month and a half. The schedule includes everything from spoken-word performances to one-act plays to dance showcases. This weekends lineup features a pair of new plays: In Ms. Adventure, Alison Garrigan tackles womens issues with a series of funny and serious monologues. Meanwhile, When the Wind Blows centers on two pregnant strangers who share their stories with each other -- but one of them may not be telling the truth.
Sat., Jan. 14, 3 p.m.; Jan. 12-13, 7:30 p.m.