Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Berko: Here and There--THE PARKING LOT SOCIAL, Alex Berko plays, LOVE NOEL, THE MUNY 2020 SUMMER VARIETY HOUR LIVE!, CPT receives award, and more….





With the ability to host up to 250 cars at each event, The Parking Lot Social represents the next evolution in the 'drive-in' experience and each tour stop will offer five nights of incomparable entertainment with the emphasis on having a fantastic night out while maintaining social distancing recommendations.  


At the event's core, and setting it apart from a traditional drive-in experience, is its unique, custom-designed performance space.  This spectacular installation is a blend of art and technology and consists of a fully covered stage, two 40ft. screens, a 52ft. Tall Rainbow-Shooting Fire Hydrant, and two, larger than life, inflatable ‘Parking Lot Social’ gorillas!


With tickets beginning at $29, here are a highlight of each night’s entertainment schedule.


Wednesday, August 19th - Tickets

Parking LOL Comedy Night – Come out and relieve some stress through the medicine of laughter, as a variety of local stand-up acts will ensure endless LOLs in your car at this dedicated stand-alone event.


Thursday, August 20th - Tickets

Neon 90’s Movie Night – Join us for a special drive-in showing of a classic 90's movie on our two MASSIVE 40ft screens. And check out our very own Throwback DJ on the main stage playing all the biggest hits from the decade straight to your car stereo. Themed costume encouraged!

  • Thursday Night Movie: Back to the Future II


Friday, August 21st; Saturday, August 22nd  Tickets

The Parking Lot Social – Engine Off, Party On! Experience the main event of the tour with a thrilling mix of Car-A-Oke, Boom Boom Bingo, Silent Disco DJ Battles, Trivia Contests, and much more. 


Friday, August 21st; Saturday, August 22nd  Tickets

Midnight Movies - Late night thrills are guaranteed at the showing of our midnight movies across our two massive 40ft screens. Live DJs complete the lineup.

  • Friday Night Movie– The Fast and the Furious
  • Saturday Night Movie- The Purge


Saturday, August 22nd; Saturday, August 23rd  Tickets

Social Kids – Families can enjoy The Parking Lot Social experience with a more kid-friendly environment that features: The Big Family Trivia Contest, Boy v Girl and Parent v Kid Silent Disco, kid’s themed Car-A-Oke and Bingo! A fun, safe day out for the entire family is guaranteed. 


Sunday, August 23rd  Tickets

Family Movie Night – Grab the family and jump in the car for a classic drive-in movie experience that's suitable for all ages. Sing-along laugh along and don’t forget to share the popcorn as we deliver a truly memorable experience. Our mainstage DJ will get you all in the mood for an awesome family night out. 

  • Sunday Night Movie – Grease


Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

19201 East Bagley Road

Middleburg Heights, OH 44130


For tickets and the complete The Parking Lot Social schedule, visit






LOVE, NOEL by the Irish Rep


Starring Steve Ross and KT Sullivan


RESERVATIONS ARE FREE (Irish Rep suggests a $25 donation per viewer for those who can afford to give.)

Advance reservations are required. Your event link will be emailed 2 hours before your selected performance begins.

Wednesday, August 12 at 3pm & 8pm, Thursday, August 13 at 7pm, Friday, August 14 at 8pm, Saturday, August 15 at 3pm (all times are EDT)




The St. Louis Muny has revealed the lineup for its final episode of THE MUNY 2020 SUMMER VARIETY HOUR LIVE!, a free series featuring footage from past summer shows at the outdoor venue, new songs and dances from Muny artists across the U.S., and more.

The live stream, scheduled for August 17 at 9:15 PM ET, will be available on the Muny's YouTube channel.

For information go to:



CPT will receive the National Theatre Conference's (NTC) 2020 Outstanding Theatre Award (OTA) this December.


NTC is a group of distinguished members of the American Theatre Community committed to connecting, supporting, and advocating for the American Theatre.


The organization, declaring "Cleveland Public Theatre is a truly outstanding organization" has announced that CPT will receive the Outstanding Theatre Award.


The award will be presented at NTC's 2020 Virtual Conference on Saturday, December 5th at 1:00 PM (ET)






Trad Burns, Sarah Morrison, and Chuck Karnak announce the brand-new event, The City is Our Stage. Created to celebrate and showcase some of Cleveland’s best Singers, Dancers, Actors, Musicians, Aerialists, and Performing Artists who currently don’t have a live performance outlet due to the Covid-19 crisis. With the temporary closure of Cleveland performance venues, The City Is Our Stage will take you, our Artistic Travelers, on an adventure through Cleveland's wide-ranging neighborhoods to discover a mystery bag of sight-specific artistic performances from the comfort of your automobile. 

As travelers, you will be able to purchase a ticket by choosing from an East Side, West Side, Downtown, or "Surprise me" location. Then you will have the opportunity to see different performances of varying styles. As an artistic traveler, you will have no idea what performance style you will get to see next, truly making this an adventure.


Each artistic journey will take around 2 hours, including short travel times between performances. Starting times vary by location.


For tickets, please visit.





Verb Ballets presents Peter and the Wolf live online! The ballet choreographed by Pamela Pribisco is a captivating story of Peter and the Wolf as told through dance. The ballet introduces the plot through the different instruments of an orchestra and the dancers bringing the colorful characters to life. There will be an opportunity to learn the movements of some of the characters prior to the beginning of the performance! The tickets are pay what you wish of $5 or more.


August 14, 2020 6:00pm
Private Virtual Live Stream Show



Playbill will stream Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical August 21. Part of the Playbill Playback series, the 7 PM ET stream will benefit The Actors Fund. Watch a trailer from the original theatrical release of the musical above.

The free stream, presented in arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions and Disney+, will be available for viewing for one night only on The event will also include appearances by Newsies cast members and will conclude with a new video, featuring cast members from the Broadway and North American tour productions of the Disney hit.