The Howson Gallery at Judson Park presents Barbara Stanford: Life Forms from July 10th through August 23rd.
At Lakewood’s Beck Center, the rock musical Green Day’s American Idiot runs through August 16th. 216-521-2540 ext 10
Mamai Theater Company
Mamai Theater Company presents Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at the Cleveland Masonic Performing Arts Center July 16th through August 2nd. 216-382-5146
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival
The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival’s second production of the summer is The Merchant of Venice, being played at eight locations around Northeast Ohio July 18th through August 2nd.
Cleveland Orchestra Volunteers
The Cleveland Orchestra is seeking volunteer ushers, greeters, ticket takers, tour guides and store clerks, as well as middle and high school students for the Junior Volunteer Corps. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, August 5th, Monday, August 17th, and Thursday, August 27th, from 5:00 to 8:00PM. For more information, call the house manager at 216-231-7425, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2013 Tony-award winning production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is at the Connor Palace at Playhouse Square July 21st through August 2nd. 216-241-6000
Ohio Light Opera
Ohio Light Opera’s 37th season is underway at the College of Wooster. Yeoman of the Guard completes the lineup, along with Friederike, Ruddigore, Oh, Kay, One Touch of Venus, Can-Can and Brigadoon, all playing in repertory through August 8th. 330-263-2345
The Sixth annual Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition is taking place on the campus of the Oberlin Conservatory through July 30th, with the final concerto round to be performed with the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall on Friday, July 31st.
The Huron Playhouse in Huron closes its summer season with Footloose: The Musical July 28th through 31st. 419-433-4744
At the Porthouse Theater on the grounds of the Blossom Music Center, the musical Hairspray plays July 30th through August 16th. 330-672-3884
Cleveland Orchestra and Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra
On Saturday evening, August 1st, Assistant Conductor Brett Mitchell leads the Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom Music Center. James Ehnes is the soloist in Barber’s Violin Concerto. He’ll also lead members of the Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra in a pre-concert program of music by Stravinsky. On Sunday, August 2nd, Jack Everly leads music from Wicked, Lew Miserables and others. 216-231-1111
Cleveland Jazz Orchestra
The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra will perform a free concert Saturday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Park Gazebo, Tremont. The performance is presented by Arts Renaissance Tremont, as part of the Arts in August festival. Cleveland's premier jazz ensemble will perform music of Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Paul Ferguson, Cole Porter and Frank Sinatra.
In August, Apollo’s Fire will travel to Europe for a series of concerts with violinist Alina Ibragimova, including a performance at the BBC Proms Concerts. There’ll be a pair of preview concerts of A Festival of Bach and Vivaldi – on Tuesday, August 11th at Bath Church in Bath, and on Wednesday, August 12th, at the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Kulas Hall. 800-314-2535
Cleveland Opera Theater
Cleveland Opera Theater’s summer Opera al Fresco concert has a new home at the Dunham Tavern. On Sunday, August 16th, they’ll present a preview of the 2015-2016 season plus other operatic favorites.
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