Blank Canvas Theater’s next production is Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, playing at the West 78th Street Studios August 14th through 29th. 440-941-0458
The new season for the Cleveland Playhouse opens with Ken Ludwig’s Comedy of Tenors, playing in the Allen Theater September 5th through October 3rd.
The Cleveland Cinemateque has moved to its new venue in the Peter B. Lewis Theater at 11610 Euclid Avenue. And they are opening with a month-long series titled This is 4K, showcasing the newest in digital projection technology with restorations of such classics as Pather Panchali, The Third Man, The Tales of Hoffman and restored films of Richard Myers. 216-421-7450
Individual tickets for more than 80 different events in Playhouse Square’s 2015-2016 season, including the Broadway Series, will go on sale on Friday, September 11th. There’ll be a special weekend of events in conjunction with that, including the Playhouse Square District Block Party and the 15th annual Dance Showcase on Friday evening, September 11th, and an outdoor concert by the Cleveland Pops Orchestra on Saturday the 12th, previewing the Broadway series. 216-241-6000
The Spitfire Grill opens the new season at the Beck Center’s Mackey Theater on September 18th. The production will continue through October 18th.
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Mamai Theater Company
Mamai Theater Company’s next production is Ariel Dorman’s Death and the Maiden, playing at Kennedy’s at Playhouse Square from September 17th through October 4th. 216-241-6000
Blue Water Chamber Orchestra
The opening concert of the Blue Water Chamber Orchestra’s season takes place on Saturday, September 12th at the Breen Center at St. Ignatius High School. The all-Spanish/Latino program will include Rodrigo‘s Concierto de Aranjuez with Jason Vieaux as soloist, as well as music of Falla, Revueltas, Copland and Marques. 440-781-6215
Cleveland Orchestra Music Study
The Cleveland Orchestra’s Music Study Groups will begin the fall season on September 22nd, 23rd and 24th at five different locations around Greater Cleveland. Dr. Rose Breckenridge will lead the groups exploring music form the Orchestra’s subscription concerts. 216-231-7355
The Howson Gallery at Judson Park presents Individually Interpreted, paintings by Shaker Heights artist Kathleen McKenna. The opening reception is Friday, August 28th. The show continues through October 11th.
Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will be in town to give two performances – the first is at Severance Hall on Friday evening, August 28th, when they’ll give their own concert. And on Saturday evening, August 28th, they’ll join the Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom Music Center for perform Mr. Marsalis’s own Swing Symphony, Symphony No.
Cleveland Museum of Art Film Series
The Cleveland Museum of Art’s film series will show H. R. Giger’s World on Wednesday, August 26th, and The Kindergarten Teacher on Friday and Sunday, August 28th and 30th. 216-797-2465
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