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Cleveland Play House Supports Scholarships at CSU through $20 Benefit Tickets to Select Shows

Cleveland Play House Supports Scholarships at CSU through $20 Benefit Tickets to Select Shows

Cleveland State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance, a Resident Company of Playhouse Square, will receive scholarship support from Cleveland Play House through the sale of discounted, $20.00 benefit tickets to selected CPH shows during the 2016-2017 Season.

Proceeds from the sale will fund scholarships for CSU Theatre and Dance Department students. The tickets may be purchased by phone at 216.241.6000, online at or in person at the State Theatre Ticket Office, located at 1519 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. Patrons should use code BENCSU when buying, and the $20.00 tickets (over half-off the regular CPH price) are only available for the selected CPH performances and show dates listed below. All performances take place in the Allen Theatre Complex at Playhouse Square.

The Selected CSU Benefit Dates:

  • "A Christmas Story" - Thursday, 12/1/16 @ 7:30 p.m.

He’s back! One boy. One holiday wish. And a world that seems to be conspiring to make certain it doesn’t come true. The record-breaking show returns to the CPH stage in all its pink-bunny-suit, glowing-leg-lamp, triple-dog-daring glory. The perfect holiday treat for the entire family.

  • " Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery" - Sunday, 1/22/17 @ 6:30 p.m.

The hunting and haunting of the heir to the Baskerville fortune proves the most puzzling — and dangerous! — case in the illustrious careers of Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick, Dr. Watson. Cleveland favorite Ken Ludwig is back with his madcap adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery, transforming The Hound of the Baskervilles into an all-out comedic theatrical adventure. Full of humor, horror, and plenty of stage magic, five actors play nearly 40 roles in this kooky and spooky caper that will have you howling with laughter.

  • "Freaky Friday" - Sunday, 4/16/17 @ 6:30 p.m.

When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical comedy based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update of an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, if only for a day.