An Exciting and Entertaining Destination

The largest performing arts center in the country outside of New York, the not-for-profit Playhouse Square is Northeast Ohio’s destination for Broadway and more great entertainment. A thriving downtown neighborhood, residents, office workers and visitors can dine and relax at one of 15 area restaurants or on U.S. Bank Plaza under the glow of the world’s largest outdoor chandelier – the GE Chandelier. Playhouse Square is a champion of arts education and downtown Cleveland, and proud to be the home of Cleveland Ballet, Cleveland Play House, Cleveland State University Department of Theatre and Dance, DANCECleveland, Great Lakes Theater and Tri-C JazzFest.

Our Mission

The mission of Playhouse Square is presenting and producing a wide variety of quality performing arts, advancing arts education and creating a destination that is a superior location for entertainment, business and residential living, thereby strengthening the economic vitality of the region.

Through sound fiscal stewardship, the generosity of donors and sponsors, wise foresight and bold planning, Playhouse Square:

  • Presents and produces a variety of the finest entertainment.

  • Engages the community through enriching experiences in the performing arts.

  • Creates a vibrant destination and economically strong neighborhood.