Each week we’re going to keep you up-to-speed with the latest Broadway and theater news. Check back next week to see what you missed this week, and to catch a glimpse of what’s going on at Playhouse Square and beyond. Enjoy!
The start to a Rotten weekend…
This weekend we’re kicking things off by wishing a Happy Broadway Birthday to Something Rotten, which opened exactly one year ago today. Tomorrow, celebrations around the world will take place in honor Mr. William Shakespeare’s death, which was exactly 400 years ago tomorrow. Coincidence? Maybe. Excitement that Something Rotten will visit CLE exactly one year from this Monday? Absolutely.
Broadway casts react to Prince’s death
Even Broadway stars are feeling the loss of Prince. Since his passing, stars from Broadway’s Hamilton and The Color Purple have performed tributes post-show for the music legend. (Rolling Stone) See videos…
Betsy Wolfe set to play Elsa
Broadway alum Betsy Wolfe has been named the ice queen in Broadway’s adaptation of Frozen. You may have seen Wolfe play in previous shows like 110 in the Shade, Everyday Rapture, and Bullets over Broadway. (Broadway.com) Read more…
Playhouse Square happenings…
David Frazier – Celebrating Our Rascal
Partners Dine Around – Willoughby
The Theory of Relativity
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Cleveland Jazz Orchestra – Caliente!