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Burn, Baby, Burn

Sat., June 15, 8 p.m. and Sun., June 16, 3:30 p.m.
Kulas Auditorium 20700 N. Park Blvd., Cleveland Hts. Eastern Suburbs

Buy Tickets$10-$50


Fifty years ago, in June 1969, two events happened - the Cuyahoga River caught fire and the Stonewall riots in New York City marked the start of the modern gay rights movement in the United States. While they are totally unrelated, we have figured out how to merge them into a concert that will look at our past, our present, and our future. Come and celebrate how far we have come - both as a region and as a community. 216-397-4428

Burn, Baby, Burn! The North Coast Men’s Chorus Summer Concert

Sat., June 15, 8 p.m. and Sun., June 16, 3 p.m.
John Carroll University 20700 N. Park Blvd., University Hts. Eastern Suburbs

Buy Tickets$10-$55

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Join us on Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 at the Kulas Auditorium in the John Carroll University Administration Building. Fifty years ago, in June 1969, two events happened - the Cuyahoga River caught fire and the Stonewall riots in New York City marked the start of the modern gay rights movement in the United States. While they are totally unrelated, we have figured out how to merge them into a concert that will look at our past, our present, and our future. Celebrate how far we have come - both as a region and as a community 216-556-0590

ENDependence

Sat., June 15, 7 p.m.


How are we addressing the opioid epidemic now, and how do we move forward? Presented by Cleveland Public Theatre and The MetroHealth System, ENDependence explores the story of pain management in this country, the kinds of treatment available for those struggling with opioid use disorder, and best methods for responding to the epidemic. Infused with both humor and gravity, and featuring songs and scenes, ENDependence highlights those in our community who are affected by opioid use disorder—from doctors to patients to family members. Created by Molly Andrews-Hinders, John Dayo-Aliya, Christopher Johnston, & Jaclyn Renee Vogel. 216-631-2727

The Ladies Foursome

Sat., June 15, 8-10 p.m. and Sun., June 16, 2-4 p.m.
Chagrin Valley Little Theatre 40 River St., Chagrin Falls Eastern Suburbs


The Ladies Foursome is a heartwarming comedy from Canadian playwright Norm Foster. Margot (Jenny Barrett), Tate (Macey Staninger), and Connie (Brenda Redmond) have gathered to play 18 holes in honor of their usual fourth player, Catherine, whose funeral has taken place the day before. Joining them for this game is Dory (Barbara Howitt), an old friend of Catherine’s they’ve never met. The new fourth player leads makes them take a closer look at themselves and each other. As they play, the women discuss love, sex, and children, revealing secrets and making confessions along the way. 440-247-8955

Ragime the Musical

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. and Sundays, 2-5 p.m. Continues through June 30
Cain Park 14591 Superior Rd., Cleveland Heights Eastern Suburbs

Buy Tickets$32/34 Preview 6/13: $25


"Ragtime: The Ultimate Musical for Our Time" - Huffington Post --- At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing and anything is possible. The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician unfold -- set in turn-of-the-century New York -- all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow. Their compelling stories are set to theatre's richest and most glorious Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. Cain Park Alma Theater June 13-30 Thursday-Saturday 7 PM, Sundays at 2 PM. 216-371-3000

Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Thursdays-Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through June 16

Buy TicketsAdult $40 Senior (62 +), $35 Student (under 25 with ID), $20


Directed by Tony F. Sias An epic tale full of passion, loyalty and betrayal. Enslaved Nubian princess, Aida, finds her heart entangled with an Egyptian soldier who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter. As their forbidden love blossoms, she must decide if she will give in to her heart’s desire or rise up to be the leader her people need her to be. Featuring a Tony Award-winning score written by Elton John and Tim Rice, this rock musical based on the Giuseppe Verdi opera is a shining example of love that transcends cultural identity 216-795-7077

King Lear

Fridays-Sundays, 8-10 p.m. Continues through June 30
Beck Center for the Arts 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood Western Suburbs


In William Shakespeare's royal-family tragedy, the aging King Lear divides his estate between his three daughters, ultimately refusing his youngest and favorite her share because she won't publicly admit her love for him. The decision leads to chaos and treachery within the kingdom and madness for its monarch. King Lear is a classic tale of love, loss, and legacy. 216-521-2540

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Saturdays

Buy Tickets$59.95

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America's largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect! The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show performs weekly. We also offer Corporate Entertainment, Team Building Events and Private Shows that are customized to your group with roles for your group members to play. Join us for a one-of-a-kind public or private event that your guests will talk about for months! 866-496-0535

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Saturdays, 6-9 p.m.

Buy Tickets$49.95


We are the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the U.S. Our popular shows are set in the present day which means NO cheesy costumes, NO campy dialogue and NO hokey song and dance. Our performers are dressed just like everyone else, leaving all of the guests to suspect who is a part of the show and who is not. In many instances, guests are seated with the performers and don't even realize it until they die...the performers, that is! At the end of the night, prizes are awarded to the Top Sleuth who solves the crime. 866-496-0535

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Fridays, Saturdays, 8-10:30 p.m.
Geauga Lyric Theater 101 Water St, Chardon Eastern Suburbs


Set under and above the high seas, The Little Mermaid tells the story of Ariel, an adventurous young mermaid who’s got a thing for disobeying the rules and following her heart. Ariel’s fascination with the human world often leads her to the sea surface, a zone that’s designated as “off-limits” by her father Triton, the sea king. One day while sneaking to the surface, Ariel witnesses a shipwreck and rescues Prince Eric, with whom she become instantly smitten. Furious at Triton’s inability to understand her love for the prince, Ariel runs away and strikes a deal with Ursula, Triton’s evil 440-286-2255

Shakespeare's King Lear

Sun., June 16, 3-5:45 p.m., Sun., June 23, 3-5:45 p.m. and Sun., June 30, 3-5:45 p.m.
Beck Center for the Arts 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood Western Suburbs

Buy Tickets$10 to $33


In William Shakespeare's royal-family tragedy, the aging King Lear divides his estate between his three daughters, ultimately refusing his youngest and favorite her share because she won't publicly admit her love for him. The decision leads to chaos and treachery within the kingdom and madness for its monarch. King Lear is a classic tale of love, loss, and legacy. 216-521-2540

Dear Evan Hansen

Wed., June 19 and Wed., June 26
Connor Palace 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District


The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen makes its way to Cleveland this month amidst lots of hype. The story centers on a man who wants to fit in and features a book by Tony Award-winner Steven Levenson, a score by Grammy, Tony and Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman) and direction by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal). Tonight's performance takes place at 7:30 at Connor Palace, where it runs through June 30. Tickets start at $39. (Jeff Niesel) 216-241-6000

Improv Comedy with Dennis!

Third Wednesday of every month, 8-9:30 p.m.
The Bevy in Birdtown 12112 Madison Ave, Lakewood Western Suburbs

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Join the six members of Dennis! for an evening of unique, never-to-be-seen-again comedy. Dennis! takes a single audience suggestion to create a series of improvised scenes that weave together forming a singular experience ranging from the uproarious to the dramatic. Join them for an evening of laughs and discovery. 216-227-2389

Asking for a Friend Improv Reunion Show

Thu., June 20, 7:30-9 p.m.


The entire Asking for a Friend Improv troupe reunites for our annual reunion show! Our far-flung friends are back in Cleveland for a one night only show! We use our middle school diaries to inspire our unscripted improv sets, so come out as an audience member and pick which one of our journals you want to have read out loud. Show starts at 7:30pm, Doors at 7pm. $5, BYOB. 4404173939

Aida

Fri., June 21
Akron Civic Theatre 182 South Main St., Akron Akron/Summit County


Featuring music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, Aida, a Disney-produced musical based on Giuseppe Verdi's 19th century opera of the same name, comes to the Akron Civic Theatre this weekend. It centers on how a conflict between Egypt and Nubia results in a love affair between Aida and Radames, the Egyptian captain who enslaved Aida's people. Tonight's performance takes place at 7, and performances take place at 2 and 7 p.m. tomorrow as well. Tickets start at $20. (Niesel) 330-253-2488

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

June 21-July 28
Hall Auditorium 67 N. Main St., Oberlin Northern OH

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Oberlin Summer Theatre Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to serve Lorain County and the larger northeastern Ohio community by presenting free productions of meaningful theater classics for all ages. Our 2019 season includes Leonard Gershe's Butterflies Are Free, Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, and Eugene O'Neil's Long Day's Journey Into Night. Additionally, we have three Cabarets in the new Birenbaum jazz club. These tickets are $10 for Adults, $5 for ages 13-18, and free for kids 12 and under. 440-775-8169

Improv Comedy Show - PNR Improv

Sat., June 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., July 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., July 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Aug. 3, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Aug. 31, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Sept. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Sept. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 7, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m.


Point of No Return Improv provides an interactive comedy experience; part theatre, part comedy, and all improv! Audience members provide inspiration in the form of suggestions from which original scenes are created. Some brave audience members may even find themselves in the show! Falls Free Press explains, “A PNR show is like coming to a play with no idea of a plot, and leaving having seen twenty shows in the span of two hours.” Cuyahoga Falls Patch calls Point of No Return “simultaneously hilarious and nerve-wracking.” Point of No Return has been featured at the Big-Little Comedy Fest, First Night 330-849-6372

THEATRE PERFORMANCE & TALK-BACK: Improbable Players

Sun., June 23, 3-5 p.m.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage 2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood Eastern Suburbs


Improbable Players is a nonprofit that uses theatre performance and workshops to address addiction, alcoholism, and the opioid epidemic, giving their audience the space and tools to combat social pressures and find coping strategies that work for them. A talk-back with the cast and Sheryl Hirsh, a community advocate for addiction awareness and education, follows the performance. Appropriate for ages 12+ 216-593-0575

Sister Act

Thu., June 27
Akron Civic Theatre 182 South Main St., Akron Akron/Summit County


A musical comedy smash based on the hit film of the same name, Sister Act features original music by Tony- and Oscar-winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors). Hilarity ensues when an eyewitnesses to a murder is put in protective custody in a convent. Tonight's performance takes place at 8, and performances continue through Saturday. Tickets cost $20. (Niesel) 330-253-2488

Story Club Cleveland

First Tuesday of every month, 7-9:30 p.m.
The BottleHouse 2050 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights Eastern Suburbs

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Story Club is a show for true stories that's held in Chicago, Boston, Minnepolis, Belgrade, and now Cleveland! Each show has featured performers and three open mic slots. Open mic participants sign up at 7PM. If more than three people sign up then we draw names from a hat. Open micers are given 8 minutes (1300) words in which to tell a true story. Every show the audience votes for their favorite story, which is published in Story Club Magazine (www.storyclubmagazine.com). 773-875-6017

THEATRICAL STAGED READING: Another Way Home By Anna Ziegler

Wed., July 10, 7-9 p.m.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage 2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood Eastern Suburbs


Interplay Jewish Theatre offers a funny, moving and ultimately uplifting play from one of America’s most talented young writers. Meet Lillian and Philip Nadelman, an uptight, obsessive middle-aged couple visiting their teenage son, Joey, at sleepaway camp. When Joey runs off with no explanation, his frantic parents are compelled to question everything they thought they understood about their children, their marriage and their own lives. Developed at the National Playwrights’ Conference and recipient of the Edgerton New American Play Award, Another Way Home has been described as a “laugh-packed serio-comedy that shoves family life under a microscope.” 216-593-0575

Matilda the Musical

Fridays, Saturdays, 8-10:30 p.m., Sundays, 3-5:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 8-10:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 8
Beck Center for the Arts 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood Western Suburbs

Buy Tickets$10-$33


Winner of over 85 international awards, including five Tony Awards®, Matilda The Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl. Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind whose talents are constantly belittled by her cruel parents and headmistress. Dreaming of a better life for herself, she dares to take a stand against these oppressive forces and takes her destiny into her own hands. 216-521-2540

BAYarts presents The Cleveland Shakespeare Company

Sun., July 21, 7-9 p.m.
BAYarts 28795 Lake Rd., Bay Village Western Suburbs


"Much Ado About Nothing." Wind down your weekend BAYarts style on the beautiful Huntington Reservation campus. Sweet Melissa delicious summer fare, concessions and libations to purchase. 440-871-6543

BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival

Wed., July 24, 6 p.m.-12 a.m., Thu., July 25, 6 p.m.-12 a.m., Fri., July 26, 6 p.m.-12 a.m. and Sat., July 27, 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

Buy TicketsSome Free Admission, Ticket Range: $12.00-$30.00

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BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival’s mission is to present visionary international theatre and build cross-cultural understanding while shining a light on Cleveland as a cultural center, home to the largest performing arts center in the country outside of the Lincoln Center in NYC. BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival is presented by CHAR AND CHUCK FOWLER. 216-555-5555

This is NOT About My Dead Dog

Thu., July 25, 7:30-9 p.m., Fri., July 26, 6-7:30 p.m. and Sat., July 27, 5-6:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$12


“This is NOT About My Dead Dog” is a comedic one-woman show reflecting on sex, alcohol, and awkward girlhood. Follow actor/playwright Amy Schwabauer on a journey from young partier to young adult involving German Shepherds, breakups, and offbeat ruminations on nature. Originally produced to sold-out houses in January 2017, “This is NOT About My Dead Dog” is a tour-de-force from a unique talent hailed as “brave,” “brilliant,” and “brazen,” and praised for “spin[ning] a worthy anecdote and command[ing] the stage with flair.” Don’t miss this breakthrough work by Cleveland’s “Best Actress” for 2017. Presented at BorderLight Festival by Playwrights Local. 216-302-8856

Summer Rally: Telling Our Story

Sun., Aug. 11, 12-2:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$45

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Playwrights Local announces its annual fundraiser event, “Summer Rally 2019: Telling Our Story.” This informal benefit will be held on Sunday, August 11 at 12:00 pm at Forest City Brewery in Cleveland. Tickets are $45 and include lunch from Aladdin’s, one drink ticket, some of Cleveland’s best storytellers, and more to be announced. Scheduled performers include Dee Perry, Molly McFadden, and Mike Geither. Planned speakers include Mary E. Weems, Ph.D., Sarah Greywitt, and Les Hunter. Information on this single-day event is available at www.playwrightslocal.org/summer-rally-2019/. 216-302-8856

4th International Conference & Expo on Euro Optometry and Vision Science

Thu., Aug. 22, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Fri., Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Navye Sharon Vienna, Austria, Vienna Central OH

Buy Tickets475

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Euro Optometry 2019 invites all the participants and attendees from all over the world to attend 4th International Conference & Expo on Euro Optometry and Vision Science during August 22-23, 2019 to be held at Vienna, Austria with the Theme: An Antidote to Eye – “Imagination with Vision” , which includes prompt Keynote Presentations, Oral talks, Poster Presentations, Workshop, Symposia and Exhibitions. Attendees Benefits All attendees can avail CPD Credits (Continuing Professional Development) Certificate Accreditation by the International Organizing Committee (IOCM) Abstracts will be published in conference souvenir & international journals 800-014-8923

14th Global Summit and Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy

Mon., Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Tue., Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Vienna Restaurant 5198 Pearl Road, Parma Southern Suburbs

Buy Tickets549


Conference Series llc LTD invites all the participants from all over the world to attend 14th Global Summit and Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy August 26-27, 2019 Vienna, Austria which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions. The main highlights of this conference are Biomass Conversion Methods, Biomass Applications, Biomass Energy Resources, Supply Chain Management , Bioenergy Conversion Methods, Renewable Energy ,Environmental Impact of Biomass, Advanced Biofuels, Biomass Market Analysis ,Waste Biomass ,Production of Biofuels, Pyrolysis ,Landfill Gas as a Renewable Energy Resource ,Biomass from Microbial Sources ,Entrepreneurs Investment Meet For more details visit https:/bio 216-459-1663

16th Asia Pacific Nephrology Conference

Wed., Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Buy Tickets$699


16th Asia Pacific Nephrology Conference will connect the holes between the erudite people over the World to illuminate their examination and discoveries at Nephrology Summit 2019. 650-889-4686

Into the Woods

Thu., Oct. 24, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Allen Theatre 1407 Euclid Ave., Cleveland Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District

Buy Tickets$5-$15


Presented by Cleveland State University Dept of Theatre and Dance, this Tony Award winning musical begins with “Once upon a time…” and tells the intersecting stories of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales. 216-241-6000

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