Friday, August 27, 2010

Fall 2010 Dance and Theatre Calendar

And….more theatre and dance previews for Fall 2010

Earlier this week I produced a list of some of the Fall theatre offerings in the Greater Cleveland area ( There is even more dance and theatre than were listed. So, don't overlook…………..


Sept 24 - 26
Performance times to be announced
Sneak Preview of the Cleveland Flats Symphony, in collaboration with Pearlwinds Energy. Free admission.

Breen Center for the Performing Arts, St. Ignatius High School
Oct 1 & 2
Cleveland Flats Symphony, composed by Cleveland composer Richard Rinehart
Myth and the Madness of Edgar Allen Poe, an abstract re-telling of the life of Edgar Allen Poe by choreographer Christopher Fleming.
Tickets: 216.961.2560, or


Akron's Historic ICE HOUSE
Sept 3-4, 8 pm and Sept 5, 2 pm
Tickets: 216-691-3180, ext. 2
Split Stitch by Jill Sigman with original score by Gustavo Aguilar
DnA by David Shimotakahara and Amy Miller
Akron Premiere of Just Yesterday by Dianne McIntyre, set to an original score by Olu Dara


DANCECleveland and The Cleveland Orchestra present
Joffrey Ballet
Blossom Music Center
Sept 4-5, 8:30
Tickets: 216-231-1111

DANCECleveland, EJ Thomas Hall and The U of Akron Dance Program present
EJ Thomas Hall
Saturday, Oct 2, 8:00 pm
Tickets: 330-972-7570

DANCECleveland and Tri-C present
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Ohio Theatre
Nov 6, 8 pm
Tickets: 216-241-6000 or

DANCECleveland and Oberlin College present
Fly: Five First Ladies of Dance
Dec 3-4, 8 pm
Hall Auditorium, Oberlin College

Dance Showcase
Palace Theatre
Sept 10, 7 pm
Free, no tickets required
Celebration of dance featuring The Dancing Wheels Company, Dance/Theater Collective, Inlet Dance Theatre, MorrisonDance, Ohio Dance Theatre, Shri Kalaa Mandir, Travesty Dance Group, Verb Ballets Sara Whale and a sneak peek dance performance from Billy Elliot the Musical.

French Creek Nature Center
430 Colorado Ave., Sheffield Village
Tickets: 440-949-5200 or 1-800-LCM-PARK
Friday, Saturday and Sunday the first weekend and Thursdays the following two weekends.
Altar Boyz!
Sept 17-Oct 3
A musical comedy about a fictitious Christian Boy Band on the last night of their national “Raise the Praise” tour.

Little Shop of Horrors
Oct 22-Nov 7
A rock musical about a nerdish florist that finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed!

Steel Magnolias
Nov 26-Dec 12
A comedy-drama about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana who believe that they are as delicate as magnolias, but tough as steel.

Brooks Theatre of the Cleveland Play House
For Tickets: call 216-321-2930 or email
Dividing the Estate
Nov 19th - Dec 12th
A touching and timely portrait of a Southern family wrangling over the future of the family home during an economic downturn.

St. Patrick's Club Building, West 38th Street and Bridge Avenue in Ohio City.
Tickets: _(216) 961-9750 or
Willy Wonka
Nov 19 - Dec 5
The story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir.