The Party of the Year – CPT’s Pandemonium returns with the Break of Dawn

To the delight of seasoned veterans and newcomers, alike, the light of live theater shown down upon the Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) campus on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The theme, the Break of Dawn, spilled onto every area of the organization as party-goers mingled with crowd performers, and as local artists brought their creative giftsContinue reading “The Party of the Year – CPT’s Pandemonium returns with the Break of Dawn”

Cleveland Public Theatre welcomes community back to live events with 2021-2022 Season

In a white tent on an experimental stage set up next to the church on the campus of Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT), friends and family gathered to celebrate the year that’s passed, and to welcome in a new season. Saturday, July 17, 2021 ushered in the excitement of a continued era of excellence with food,Continue reading “Cleveland Public Theatre welcomes community back to live events with 2021-2022 Season”

CPT Catapult – request for proposals

CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATRE ANNOUNCESCATAPULT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALSDEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021 For more information, please visit http://www.cptonline.org – all Catapult information below can also be found there. Details below are pulled from CPT’s website and from CPT email updates. CPT’s mission is to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through groundbreaking performances andContinue reading “CPT Catapult – request for proposals”

Holsinger brings Frankenstein to Zoom, chats about performing solo

“Sometimes I have the real feeling of being a kid playacting alone in their bedroom,” says Holly Holsinger, as she talks about what it’s like to perform solo on Zoom. With one performance left of her show Frankenstein’s Wake (hosted through Cleveland Public Theatre), Holsinger is one of many artists who has stepped bravely intoContinue reading “Holsinger brings Frankenstein to Zoom, chats about performing solo”

Cleveland theaters respond to pandemic

A recent WKYC.com article by Kevin Landers is boldly titled, “Ohio Citizens for the Arts warns without federal or state funding, theaters may never reopen1.” Amidst this life-altering pandemic, alarm bells go off when reading statements like this one. It’s true – the arts are hurting around the world right now. “The rate of unemploymentContinue reading “Cleveland theaters respond to pandemic”

CPT’s Pandemonium 2019 – Alchemy transforms the night (photos)

Merriam-Webster defines “Pandemonium” as “a wild uproar (as because of anger or excitement in a crowd of people).” September 7th, 2019’s Pandemonium at Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) was most definitely one of excitement, as is usual for this annual benefit party. The sights, sounds, and surprises did not disappoint! Touting itself as “a feast for theContinue reading “CPT’s Pandemonium 2019 – Alchemy transforms the night (photos)”

CPT’s Labyrinth of Desire: a maze of wonders and delights (Pandemonium 2018)

Imagine multitudes of intriguing passages and hallways that lead to many worlds of wonder. Envision a live choose-your-own-adventure that takes you onto many stages, and through countless realms of possibility. Visualize a world of darks and lights, colors and delights for all of the senses. Cleveland Public Theatre delivered all of these things this pastContinue reading “CPT’s Labyrinth of Desire: a maze of wonders and delights (Pandemonium 2018)”

CPT’s THE FAMILY CLAXON proves that it’s all relative

Sometimes the regular insanity of family isn’t enough – sometimes the world needs to be introduced to a group like “The Family Claxon.” Written by Eric Coble, “The Family Claxon” is running its world premiere now through October 28, 2017 at the Cleveland Public Theatre. This no-holds-barred, 90-minute whirlwind is as quirky as a packContinue reading “CPT’s THE FAMILY CLAXON proves that it’s all relative”

Talent is UNLEASHED at CPT (photos)

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) “Unleashed” its most creative and authentic performances of the season as it hosted the annual PANDEMONIUM (PAN) benefit on Saturday, September 9, 2017 on the CPT Campus. Known as the party of the year, this unique event has caught the attention of arts organizations across the nation for the unique modelContinue reading “Talent is UNLEASHED at CPT (photos)”

Get entertained by a Norse Goddess, Naughty Angels, and Moses Cleaveland at CPT’s ‘Light the Lights, Ol’ Moses CLE (A Wild Holiday Romp)’

Get ready, Cleveland, because the holidays are not quite the same this year. Currently, Cleveland Public Theatre is gifting northeast Ohio with 13 cast members, in 10-15 minute scenes, and featuring three types of soup at one big show with zero partridges in a pear tree… but don’t worry: you won’t even notice the lack of partridges because ofContinue reading “Get entertained by a Norse Goddess, Naughty Angels, and Moses Cleaveland at CPT’s ‘Light the Lights, Ol’ Moses CLE (A Wild Holiday Romp)’”