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Address: 1901 E 13th St, Ste 200, Cleveland, OH 44114-3542
Phone Number: +1 216 400 7000
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Cleveland Play House, recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award and...

Cleveland Play House, recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award and founded in 1915, is America's first professional regional theatre. Throughout its rich history, CPH has remained dedicated to its mission to inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences in Northeast Ohio by producing plays and theatre education programs of the highest professional standards. CPH has produced more than 100 world and/or American premieres, and over its long history more than 12 million people have attended over 1,600 productions. Today, Cleveland Play House celebrates its centennial while performing in three state-of-the art venues at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland.

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matilda was awesome!

I loved seeing Matilda, and I can't wait to see another play here! Such a fancy place with a very laid back vibe.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2016
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I loved seeing Matilda, and I can't wait to see another play here! Such a fancy place with a very laid back vibe.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I truly adore this place each play I went to see a play each experience was unique and excellent. I adore the seating and people to the point I ended up getting season passes. I no longer live in Cleveland if I go to Cleveland I am definitely coming here. Unexplainable the feeling you leave with. Amazingly wonderful.

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Willoughby Hills, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

After viewing a couple of plays from a season a number of years ago, we decided to make the plunge and buy a subscription... and we've never looked back. The Cleveland Play House does an admirable job of producing a variety of plays in the great performance spaces at their disposal. Large productions are held in the Allen Theatre, with... More 

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The Cleveland playhouse offers many Christmas events at the various theaters. The feastival of trees and decorations is always beautiful to see. I highly recommend A Christmas Carol, this is by far their best holiday production.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Recently saw Joel Grey's one-man show. The entire complex is wonderful. Production quality, light sound, etc, all well done.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

There is so much history here at the play House theatre no matter what seat or theatre you go to inside the play house it's wonderful

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Perry, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is the second year of being a season ticket holder. Not sure why it took so long. The theatre district is a great place to be Shows are great and so much fun. Well worth the visit whether go to all th echoes or just one.

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Step back in time to the luxury and beauty of "the good ol' days" You will love the experience and the discovery of all the surrounding restaurants and venues. Great shows......

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Probably one of my all-time favorite theaters in Cleveland. The city does know how to do theater - all the way around. And even mediocre plays are good here - that's how fun the venue is ...

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Thermopolis, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Cleveland Play House was awarded the 2015 Tony Award for Best Regional Theatre. This award is well - deserved and - in my opinion - long overdue. I've taken in four plays at the CPH over two years. Of those four, three were world premieres - Informed Consent, Five Guys Named Moe, Fairfield - and the fourth was a highly... More 

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