Arts Calendar

If your organization is planning an event you would like us to consider adding to the WCLV Arts Calendar, submit detailed information to John Simna via email.

Blank Canvas Theater

Blank Canvas Theater’s next production is Hedwig and the Angry Inch.  It’s being staged in the West 78th Street Studios June 8th through 23rd.  440-941-0458  

Chamberfest Cleveland

The seventh season of Chamberfest Cleveland begins on Thursday evening, June 14th and continues through Saturday, June 30th.  Music will range from Handel and Bach to the 21st Century, with a variety of styles in between and at venues including CIM and Severance Hall, among others.  216-471-8887  




Cleveland Classical Guitar Festival

Tickets are available for the 18th annual Cleveland Classical Guitar Festival featuring with nine performers from around the world at the Cleveland Institute of Music June 8th through 10th.  216-752-7502  

Cleveland Institute of Art

Portals and Thresholds, a new exhibition about artifice and simulated reality, goes on view at the Cleveland Institute of Art March 29th through June 15th

Cleveland International Piano Competition

Pianists Ran Dank and Soyeon Lee, past medalists at the Cleveland International Piano Competition, return for a guest artist concert during the CIPC’s competition for Young Artists.  They’ll perform at the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Mixon Hall on Thursday evening, June 7th.  216-7077-5397  

Cleveland International Piano Competition

The Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists takes place May 30th through June 9th at the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Maltz Performing Arts Center and the Cleveland Museum of Art.  216-707-5397  

Cleveland Playhouse

Cleveland Playhouse is staging The Royale by Marco Ramirez through May 27th.   216-241-6000  

Cleveland Playhouse Hershey Felder

The Cleveland Playhouse is presenting Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin June 7th through June 24th in the Allen Theater in Playhouse Square.   216-241-6000  

Cleveland Public Theater Danceworks

Inlet Dance Theater is the next group to be featured in Cleveland Public Theater’s Danceworks 2018 series May 31st  through June 2nd  in the Gordon Square Theater


Kent State University Museum

The Kent State University Museum has the Katharine Hepburn exhibit Dressed for Stage and Screen.  The show opens February 2nd and will continue through September 2nd in the Broadbent Gallery.  

Ohio Light Opera

Opening night for the 40th season of Ohio Light Opera at the College of Wooster is Saturday, June 16th.  The season, which runs through mid-August, includes seven different shows from Gilbert and Sullivan and Franz Lehar to Cole Porter and Leonard Bernstein.  330-263-2345 

Porthouse Theater

The summer season for Porthouse Theater on the grounds of Blossom Music Center gets underway with Cole Porter’s Anything Goes June 14th through 30th.  330-672-2884 

Rabbit Run Theater

The comedy Harvey is at the Rabbit Run Theater  from Friday, June 1st through June 16th

Rabbit Run Theater

The comedy Harvey is at the Rabbit Run Theater  from Friday, June 1st through June 16th

Underground Classical

The Underground Classical series at Praxis on Waterloo Road will feature hammered dulcimer player Tina Bergmann and friends, including the Oberlin Choristers, in performance on Friday evening, June 1st

Weathervane Playhouse

At Akron’s Weathervane Playhouse, Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods will play in the Founders Theater from June 7th through July 1st.  330-836-2626  

Weathervane Playhouse

Akron’s Weathervane Playhouse has the stage version of Les Liasons Dangereuses in the Founders Theater from May 3rd through the 20th.  330-386-2626