The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve announces the opening of it's 20th Anniversary exhibition featuring works by founder David Davis and the eight original supporting artists; William Martin Jean, Randall Toedman, Shirley Aley Campbell, David Haberman, Phyllis Sloane, Phyllis Seltzer, Robert Jergens and Patricia Zinsmeister Parker.
To celebrate the Ohio History Connection’s “Ohio Open Doors Week” and “National Arts Education Week,” Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio will be hosting a night of history that is free and open to the public. On Wednesday, September 14th at 6 p.m., the Opera House will showcase our history for a free evening of events.
KANSAS became popular in the 1970s with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind.” The band boasts 8 gold albums, 3 sextuple-platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, The Best of Kansas), 1 platinum live album (Two for the Show) and a million-selling single, "Dust in the Wind." Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. Along with touring, KANSAS continues to remain a fixture of Classic Rock radio.
Fri, April 15 & Sat, Apr 16- Dinner 6pm | Show 7:30pm
Dinner Theatre CONTEMPT OF COURT directed by Clare Cooke
You are invited to a special celebration honoring Clare Cooke for both her birthday and her work as the Palace’s long-time director. Spending more than half of her lifetime working on shows for the Palace, this tribute will feature the ‘Best of the Best’ performances and numbers from Palace Productions that were directed by Clare. Under the direction of her daughter Kristi Wink, the audience will enjoy some of their favorite numbers from past shows in addition to some new production numbers that are sure to become old favorites.
Marion, Ohio’s favorite Bluegrass/Gospel band returns to the May Pavilion! The songs, acoustic instrumentation and tight harmonies that define Bluegrass are presented to the contemporary listener for a good time with good music. Micky Bloomfield, Craig Schertzer, Bruce Seckel and Vern Sizemore make up GRAIL and welcome you to join the growing family of GRAIL Bluegrass fans! General Admission $15. Supported by the Ohio Arts Council.
February 19, 20, 21- Fri & Sat 7:30pm | Sun 2pm
The Piano Man will electrify the audience with the great rock and roll singers who conquered the keys including: Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Joel, Elton John, Barry Manilow, Stevie Wonder, and others.
Saturday, Jan 23 at 7pm
Lynn’s off-the-wall humor, vocal illusion talents and playful interaction with the audience make a riotously funny show. Among her cast of crazy characters is a drunken and lovable camel, a grumpy old man and a feisty little girl. Bring the entire family for fun night at the theatre! Reserved Seating $18 adult | $12 child under 13. Supported by the Ohio Arts Council.
Sunday, Dec 13 at 3pm
It’s A Wonderful Wurlitzer HOLIDAY SING-A-LONG
Back by audience request!! Organists will play a selection of favorite holiday tunes, both as solos and sing-a-longs, on the theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Join in and sing-a-long with the music or just sit back and savor the golden voice of the Mighty Wurlitzer. Donations will be received for the organ repair fund.
December 4, 5, 6 - Fri & Sat 7:30pm | Sun 2pm
CHRISTMAS AT THE PALACE Directed by Clare Cooke
Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia, country music legend TRAVIS TRITT began his music career as a high school student. Now 3 decades later, Tritt’s music has touched millions. A member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1992, Tritt has 7 Certified Platinum Albums and has won 2 Grammy Awards for his collaborative work with other country artists.
October 23, 24, 25 - Fri & Sat 7:30pm | Sun 2pm
OUR TOWN Directed by Danielle Knight
IT’S BACK… Past haiku masters and new contenders will be competing for glory, fame, and a not-so-cheesy trophy in Heights Arts’ Haiku Death Match at Dobama Theatre in Cleveland Heights.
The Death Match is a live haiku poetry competition where audience votes determine the Haiku Master. Contenders, who come prepared with an arsenal of haiku, compete in pairs for a given number of rounds. The audience judges the poems by raising color paddles to indicate their vote. The emcee announces the score and keeps the crowds calm.