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Playhouse Square, 1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

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ADDITIONAL INFO

State Theater is part of the Playhouse Square complex.

Playhouse Square, 1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

Year opened: 1921

  • Concession stands
  • Disabled access

The State Theatre is the first and largest of the PlayhouseSquare theaters to be built. It was originally opened as a movie and vaudeville house, in an Italian Renaissance style. The theater was restored and reopened in 1984 with an added $7 million stagehouse. It then became the home of the Cleveland Ballet and Cleveland Opera, with a seating capacity of 3200.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Il Volo

    Feb 24, 2016

  • Star Trek - The Ultimate Voyage

    Mar 11, 2016

  • 2Cellos

    Mar 29, 2016

  • Matilda - The Musical

    Opens May 03

  • Phantom Of The Opera

    Opens Jun 15

Il Volo

February 24, 2016

In May 2009, three fresh-faced teenagers appeared on the popular Italian talent show Ti Lascio Una Canzone and dazzled television viewers with their flawless rendition of the Neapolitan standard O Sole Mio. Having successfully survived the rocky road from talent show sensations to respected artists, this trio of Italian pop-opera teenage singers return to the US!

Star Trek - The Ultimate Voyage

March 11, 2016

Take a journey into the cosmos with this unique immersive concert experience exploring 50 years of Star Trek. The franchise's unforgettable musical moments will be presented by a live orchestra, alongside fascinating clips of the series most iconic scenes, beamed onto a giant screen.

2Cellos

March 29, 2016

The overnight sensations 2Cellos have delighted many audiences the world over, with their unique and energetic performances of popular hits, from Nirvana to Kings of Leon. When their rendition of Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal went viral, they broke through and ended up catching a gig supporting Elton John on his tour.

Matilda - The Musical

May 3-22, 2016

Matilda is a story about dreaming big, even though you may just be little. This hit musical is based on Roald Dahl's much-loved book of the same name, which tells the tale of an extraordinary child with hideous parents and an even more horrible headmistress. The production is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company - a winning combination earning it four awards at the 2013 Tonys!

Phantom Of The Opera

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June 15-July 10, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical is based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel of life beneath the stage. A secretive opera composer stalks the halls of the Paris Opera House and becomes obsessed with young ingenue Christine, and will stop at nothing to have her. This longstanding Eighties rock opera has received a full-scale update for new audiences without compromising on the glory of the original production.

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