Cleveland Arts listings for Feb. 17-23: "The King and I" at Playhouse Square & More

The revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The King And I" continues through Sunday, Feb. 26 at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace Theatre. For tickets, call 216-241-6000 or go to Matthew Murphy  Browsing the Arts calendar for...

Cleveland Arts listings for Feb. 17-23: "The King and I" at Playhouse Square & More

The revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The King And I" continues through Sunday, Feb. 26 at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace Theatre. For tickets, call 216-241-6000 or go to Matthew Murphy 

Browsing the Arts calendar for Friday, Feb 17


Allen Memorial Art Museum. 87 N. Main St., Oberlin. 440-775-8665 or A strong permanent collection makes the Allen well worth a trip to Lorain County. The Weltzheimer/Johnson House (a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian House, 1948-50) is closed for the season. Tours of the house will resume in April. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Free. Exhibit (King Sculpture Court): Fred Wilson's "Wildfire Test Pit." New York-based artist Wilson re-contextualizes objects in the AMAM collection to highlight buried histories. He asks the question what is important for us to remember? Through Tuesday, June 12.
Exhibit (Ellen Johnson Gallery): Fred Wilson's "Black to the Powers of Ten." Exploring the concepts of race, time, memory and meaning using glass works, paintings, prints, sculpture and a video. Through Tuesday, June 12.

Cleveland Museum of Art. 11150 East Blvd. 216-421-7340 or One of the top art collections in the nation has come back into view after completion of its $320 million expansion and renovation. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (until 9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday). Closed major holidays. Free admission to the permanent collection. Admission may apply to touring exhibitions. Exhibit (Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery): "Myth and Mystique: Cleveland's Gothic Table Fountain." A table fountian takes center stage surrounded by a group of objects including hand-washing vessels, enamels, illuminated manuscripts and a painting by Jan van Eyck. Through Sunday, Feb. 26.
Exhibit (Kevin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall): "Albert Oehlen: Woods near Oehle." Largest exhibition of Oehlen's work in the U.S. to date. Through Sunday, March 12.
Exhibit (James and Hanna Bartlett Prints and Drawing Galleries): "Pure Color: Pastels from the Cleveland Museum of Art." Through Sunday, March 19.
Exhibit (Arlene M. and Arthur S. Holden Textile Gallery): "Opulent Fashion in the Church." European vestments of the 1600s and 1700s. Through Sunday, Sept. 24.
Guided Tours (meet at atrium desk). 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 1 and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. 11400 Euclid Ave. 216-421-8671 or Winter hours: 11 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Closed Mondays and major holidays. $9.50; $6, senior citizens; $5, students with valid ID. Free admission the first Saturday of the month. Exhibit (Mueller Family Gallery and Rosalie + Morton Cohen Family Gallery): "Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible." Through Sunday, May 14.
Exhibit (Toby Devan Lewis Gallery): "Lisa Oppenheim" Spine." Through Sunday, May 14.
Exhibit: "Zarouhie Abdalian and Joseph Rosenzweig: Transport Empty." Through Sunday, May 14.


2731 Prospect. 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland. 888-273-1881 or 2731 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; or by appointment. Exhibit: "All Together Now," featuring painting, protogroaphy and print media from 14 artists. Through Saturday, March 4. Through Saturday, March 4.

78th Street Studios. 1300 West 78th St., Cleveland. 440-503-5506 or By appointment. Event: 78th Street Studios Third Friday Art Walk. Guest artisan vendors join galleries and studios of 78th Street Studios for a marketplace event. Meet the Artists: 5-9 p.m. Friday. 02/17/17

Akron Glass Works. 421 Spicer St. 330-253-5888 or 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit: "The third annual Student Show." Through Saturday, Feb. 18. Through Saturday, Feb. 18.

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland. 216-721-9020 or 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit: "The Electrostatic Man: The Art of Miller Horns." Horns was an Akron artist and community activist (1948-2012) known for his prints. Through Saturday, March 18.

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. American Greetings Creative Studios' Gallery W, One American Blvd. at Crocker Park, Westlake. 216-721-9020 or 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit: "A Curve of Color: Art and Fashion of Samuel Butnik and Bonnie Cashin." Through Thursday, Feb. 23. Presented in association with American Greetings and the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. At Cleveland Botanical Gardens, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland. 216-721-9020 or 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (until 9 p.m. Wednesday); noon-5 p.m. Sunday. $11; $6, children ages 3-12; free for ages 2 and under. Exhibit (second floor Guren Art Gallery): "Trees, Trees, Trees." Sampling of pieces from the Archives' permanent collection and loaned work from select Member and Archieved Artists. Through Saturday, March 11.

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland. 216-721-9020 or 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Program: "Collective African American Art" with David Lusenhop. Lecture: 1-3 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17

Beck Center for the Arts. Jean Bulicek Galleria, 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. For gallery hours, call 216-521-2540, ext. 10. Exhibit: "Playing the Changes: The Life and Legacy of Milt Hinton." Hinton is a bass player and photographer and his photographs captures his behind-the-scenes life in music, and navigating the evolving expectations of what it meant to be an African-American in the U.S. in the 20th century. Through Saturday, Feb. 18. Exhibit is a collaboration with Oberlin Conservatory Library's Special Collection.

Cleveland Institute of Art. Reinberger Gallery, 11610 Euclid Ave. 216-421-7407 or 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Exhibit: "The 71st Student Independent Exhibition." Features 60 works of art from freshman through senior students of all majors. Opening reception: 6-9 p.m. Friday. 02/17/17 Through Sunday, March 19.

Cleveland Print Room. ArtCraft Building, 2550 Superior Ave. 216-401-5981 or Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; noon-5 p.m. Saturday; 3-6 p.m. Wednesday. Exhibit: "Inside Outside: Exploring the 20th Century Work of a Doctor and Psychoanalyst." Show explores the historic use of photography by physician, professor and author Dr. Smith Ely Jeliffe. Through Friday, March 17.

Cuyahoga Community College. Eastern Campus' Gallery East, East 1 Building, Room 135, 4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills. 216-987-2473. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Exhibit: The 17th annual Art and Healing Exhibition -- "From Walls to Bridges: Celebrating Identity and Community." Features hundreds of artworks presented by Tri-C's Creative Arts and Art Therapy departments and Ursuline College's Counseling and Art Therapy department. Opening Reception: 6-9 p.m. Thursday. 02/23/17 Through Tuesday, March 21.

Cuyahoga County Public Library. Orange branch, 31300 Chagrin Blvd., Pepper Pike. 216-831-4282 or Exhibit (Hope & Stanley Adelstein Room): "Fiber, Photos & Funnies," featuring works by fiber/paper artist Laramie McEnaney, Pulitzer Prize photographer Amy Sancetta, and syndicated cartoonist Jenny Campbell. Through Sunday, Feb. 26.

Derek Hess Gallery. 78th Street Art complex, 1300 West 78th St., second floor, Cleveland. or Exhibit: "Double Dog Daddy-O: The Collaborative Works of Derek Hess and Scott Pickering." Features over 25 works created jointly by Hess and Pickering. Meet the Artists: 5-9 p.m. Friday. 02/17/17

E11even 2. 78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th St. Suite 112, Cleveland. Exhibit: "The Boardroom: A Skateboard Art Exhibition." Nearly 30 artists transformed over 70 skateboards into works of art. Through Friday, Feb. 17.

Euclid Art Association. Breckenridge Village's Mahan Cultural Center, 36851 Ridge Road, Willoughby. 440-942-4342. Exhibit: "Winter Won't Last Forever," group show. Through Friday, March 3.

Galleries at Cleveland State University. 1307 Euclid Ave. 216-687-2103 or Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; noon-7 p.m. Friday, Saturday; or by appointment. Exhibits: "Riparazioni," 11 embroidered dresses and other works by Anne Kmiecik; "Ghosts and Strangers," dyed tencel weavings by Miriam Norris Omura; and "From There to Here," geometric abstractions by Susan Squires. Through Friday, Feb. 25.

Geauga Park District. West Woods Nature Center Gallery, 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell Township. 440-286-9516 or 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Exhibit: "Eyes to the Sky: The Art of Astronomy." Features drawing/painting, photography, and other media by adults and children age 15 and under. Through Monday, April 24.

Harris Stanton Gallery. 1370 West Ninth St., Cleveland. 216-471-4518 or 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Exhibit": "Constructions." New works by local artists Lynn O'Brien and Meaghan Reed. Through Saturday, March 18.

Harris Stanton Gallery. Pilgrim Square, 2301 W. Market St., Akron. 330-867-7600 or 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Exhibit: "New Directions," featuring emerging young artists who have received training from local art school. Through Friday, Feb. 25.

Heights Arts Gallery. 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. 216-371-3457 or Noon-6 p.m. Thursday; noon-9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit (in Main Gallery): "Likeness." Portraiture by six Northeast Ohio artists: Sarah Curry, Susan Gallagher, Bernadette Glorioso, Dave King, Daniel Levin and Mary Ann Tipple. Through Sunday, Feb. 26.
Exhibit (in Spotlight Gallery): Painted stencil prints by Jeanne Regan.

Howson Gallery at Judson Park. 1801 Chestnut Hills Drive, Cleveland. 216-791-2885 or 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. Exhibit: "Paint and Ink: Paintings and Relief Prints by Michael Greenwald." Through Sunday, Feb. 26.

Hudson Fine Art and Framing Co. 160 N. Main St. 330-650-2800 or 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday (until 7 p.m. Thursday). Exhibit: "Funky February Art Show," featuring Bahamian artist Keith Wisdom and local mother and son artists Nancy and Ned Seibert. Friday-Saturday, Monday-Thursday. 02/17/17-02/23/17 Through Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Juma Gallery. 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights. 216-295-1717 or 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit: "Includion(s)," featuring works by wax artist Dawn Tekler. Through Friday, March 10. Through Friday, March 10.

Kent State University's School of Art Collection. Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St. 330-676-1549 or 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit: "Biosynthesis: The Art of Jonah Jacob and Betsy Cavalier-Casey." Through Saturday, Feb. 25.

Lakeland Community College. The Gallery at Lakeland, Performing Arts Center (Building D), 7700 Tower Drive (off Ohio 306), Kirtland. 440-525-7029 or 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Exhibit: The annual Lake County and Geauga County Juried Junior and Senior High School Art Show. Features 432 artworks by students in grades 6 through 12. Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony: Noon Saturday in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodenhorst Performing Arts Center. At 10:30 a.m., students and parents are invited to a guided tour of Lakeland's photography, graphic design, fine arts and music studios and meet members of the faculty. Tour begin in the gallery.

Sculpture Center. 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland. 216-229-6527 or 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Exhibits: "Superstructures" by Keith Lemley and "Approaching Softness" by Christy Wittmer. Through Friday, March 17.

Shaker Historical Society and Museum. 16740 South Park Blvd., Shaker Heights. 216-921-1201 or 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed holidays. $5, non-members; $3, children 6-12. Free for members and children 5 and under, and opening receptions for exhibits. Exhibit (Jack and Linda Lissauer Gallery): Michael Loderstedt's "Groveland Utopia." Named after the artist's street Groveland Club Drive in Cleveland near Lake Erie using photographs of the recent polar vortex storms with the impact of climate change on migratory bird behavior. Through Friday, April 7.

Spaces. Van Rooyt Coffee Building, 2900 Detroit Ave., Cleveland. 216-621-2314 or Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (until 8 p.m. Thursday). Exhibits: "Havens" by Imani Roach (Philadelphia); "Except as a Punishment for Crime" by Anthony Warnick (Cleveland); and "Astro Black" by Soda_Jerk (New York). Through Saturday, March 25.

Ursuline College. Florence O'Donnell Wasmer Gallery, 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike. 440-646-8121 or Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Exhibit: "Women in Reverie: Painting 'women Through the Decades." Works by portrait artist Tricia KIaman. Through Friday, Feb. 17.

Valley Art Center. 155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls. 440-247-7507 or 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Exhibits: "It's Elemental: Fire & Water," group show; and "Beyond the Blues: Images of the Universe from the Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society." Through Wednesday, March 1. Through Wednesday, March 1.

Willoughby Hills Community Center Art Gallery. 35400 Chardon Road 440-918-8730 or 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit: "Captured Moments and Stories." Illustrations by Pamela Spremulli and Joe Frankhouser; photography by Suart Allen Pearl and Dennis McDonnell. Through Tuesday, March 7.


Cleveland Public Library. Main Library's Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium, 525 Superior Ave. 216-623-2955 or Meet the Author: New York Times Op-Ed columnist Charles M. Blow, author of "Fire Shut Up in my Bones." 2 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 Free. Seating is first come, first served.

Wandering Aesthetics. Jilly's Music Room, 111 N. Main St., Akron. Readings: Ful Circle Storytelling's An Open Mic for Community Storytelling. 7-10 p.m. Wednesday. 02/22/17 Free, but registration requested (especially for storytellers). Go to or email


Heights Libraries at the Lee Road Branch. 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. 216-932-3600 or Renaissance in Harlem series: African-American Read In. Bring a short selection from an Arican-American writer to sare. This series celebrates the African-American writers, artists, musicians, poets and scholars who made Harlem a cultural center during the 1920s and '30s. 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17 Free, registration recommended for readers (teens and adults).


Akron Civic Theatre. 182 S. Main St. 330-253-2488 or Performance: Verb Ballets presents "Works Reimagined" Continuing the Legacy of Heinz Poll." Featuring new ballets inspired by Poll's choreography as well as restaging of his classic works. Details: go to 8 p.m. Friday. 02/17/17 $22-$32; $12, students.
Performance: Verb Ballets' "The Carnival of the Animals." Richard Dickinson (Ohio Ballet), choreography. Plus an interactive pre-show for children. Details: go to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17 $10; $5, children 3-12; free for children under 2.


Apollo's Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra. "Virtuoso Bach: An Instrumental Extravaganza" at various locations through Monday, Feb. 20. Debra Nagy, oboe; Olivier Brault, violin; Francis Colpron, recorder; Kathie Stewart, traverso; and Jeannette Sorrell, artistic director take turns in the spotlight from J.S. Bach's sunny "Orchestral Suite No. 1" to the darkly broooding"Oboe Concerto in G minor." Tickets starts at $25. Afterglow: discuss the concert with the musicians over drinks and a light dessert after the performance Friday and Monday. Details: call 216-320-0012 or go to Concert: Apollo's Fire's "Virtuoso Bach." Bath United Church of Christ. 3980 W. Bath Road 7:30 p.m. Monday. 02/20/17
Rocky River Presbyterian Church. 21750 Detroit Road 4 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17
St. Paul's Episcopal Church. 2747 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17

Baldwin Wallace University. Kleist Center for Arts & Drama's John Patrick Theatre, 95 E. Bagley Road, Berea. 440-826-2240 or Opera: Francis Poulenc's "Dialogues of the Carmelites." 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 02/23/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $15; $10, senior citizens and students.

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra. Breen Center for the Performing Arts, 2008 West 30th St., Cleveland. 440-781-6215 or Concert: "A Hope for Spring." Works by Copland, Wagner and Britten. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 $25; $20, senior citizens; $10, students. A Family Pack available for $50 (two adults and two students).

Cleveland Orchestra. Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave. 216-231-1111 or Concert previews are presented in Reinberger Chamber Hall one hour before each concert. Concert: "Mozart and Tchaikovsky." Semyon Bychkov, conductor; and pianists Katia Labeque and Marielle Labeque. Works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17 Through Saturday, Feb. 18. $79-$149, Friday; $49-$162, Saturday.
Concert: Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus Winter Concert. Brett Mitchell, conductor; Lisa Wong, director; and Marian Vogel, soprano. Works by Bates, Debussy and Poulence. 7 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17 Through Saturday, Feb. 18. $15-$25; in. Includes pre-concert Prelude Concert at 6 p.m. .
Concert: "Debussy's La Mer." Matthias Pintscher, conductor; and Cedric Tiberghien, piano. Works by Pintscher, Saint-Saens, Schoenberg and Debussy. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 02/23/17 Through Saturday, Feb. 25. $29-$149.

Heights Chamber Orchestra. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2747 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights. Concert: Yoon Jae Lee, guest conductor. Works by Wagner, Mendelssohn and Schumann. 3:30 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 Free.

Opera Circle Cleveland. Polish-American Cultural Center, 6501 Lansing Ave. 216-441-2822 or Concert: Opera Valentine with Cleveland Women's Orchestra, Robert Cronquist, conductor; Dorota Sobieska, soprano; Laura Avdey, mezzo-soprano; Mikhail Urusov and Kyle Kelvington, tenors, and Daniel Fridley, bass. 7:30 p.m. Friday. 02/17/17 Accepting donations since this is a dress rehearsal for the 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 concert at First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland.

Opera Circle Cleveland. First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland, 3630 Fairmount Blvd., Shaker Heights. 216-441-2822 or Concert: Opera Valentine. With Cleveland Women's Orchestra; Robert Cronquist, conductor; Dorota Sobieska, soprano; Laura Avdey, mezzo-soprano; Mikhail Urusov and Kyle Kelvington, tenors, and Daniel Fridley, bass. 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17 $55, sponsor seating; $15, general admission; $5,students. Includes buffet-style refreshments.

Westlake-Westshore Arts Council. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road 440-871-4284 or Concert: "Catch a Rising Star," featuring two Baldwin-Wallace University Music Theater students (Dan Hoy and Alyssa Thompson). 7 p.m. Tuesday. 02/21/17 Free.


Arts Renaissance Tremont. Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2592 West 14th St., Cleveland. 216-861-4887 or Concert: Members of the Amici Quartet and Christina Dahl, piano. Works by Schubert and Beethoven. Sunday. 02/19/17 Preview lecture with Donald Rosenberg at 2 p.m. Offering. Accepting non-perishable food items for the church's food pantry.

Baldwin Wallace University. Kulas Musical Arts Building's Gamble Auditorium, 96 Front St., Berea. 440-826-3853 or Concert: Symphonic Wind Ensemble's "Of Love and Life." Works by Richard Strauss, Frank Ticheli and Karel Husa. 7 p.m. Friday. 02/17/17 Free.
Concert: The sixth annual Saxophone Chamber Festival. Works by J.S. Bach, Alexander Glazunouv, Claude Debussy, Lennie Niehaus, Charles Rochester Young and others. 7 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 Free.
Concert: "A Dynamic Duo Piano Recital: Sungeun Kim and Robert Mayerovitch." Works by Saint-Saens, Beethoven, Bernstein and Strauss. 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17 Free.

Cleveland Classical Guitar Society. Plymouth United Church of Christ, 2860 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights. 216-905-9348 or Concert: William Kanengiser. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 $22; $18, senior citizens and students. Gold Circle tickets: $40.

Cleveland Institute of Music. 11021 East Blvd. 216-795-3211 or Most events free unless indicated. Seating passes will be distributed in lobby 30 minutes before the concert and may be reserved one week in advance. Faculty Recital (Mixon Hall): Sergei Babayan. Works by Mozart combined with repertoire by Mozart's contemporaries, followers and those who influenced him. 8 p.m. Friday. 02/17/17 Free, but seating passes required. Call 216-795-3211 or go to

Cleveland Museum of Art. 11150 East Blvd. 216-421-7340 or Performing Arts series: Emmanuel Arakelian, organist of the Pascal Quoirin/Jean-Louis Loriaut organ of Saint Leonce Cathedral of Freju, France. 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17 Free.

Cleveland State University. 2121 Euclid Avenue 216-687-5010 or Recital (Waetjen Auditorium): Annual Keyboard Area Recital, featuring works for two pianos, 4-hands, 6-hands and 8-hands and organ. 4 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 Free, includes post-concert reception.

Kent State University. Cartwright Hall's University Auditorium, 650 Hilltop Drive 330-672-2787 or Free parking available off of Terrace Drive. Concert: KSU Orchestra. Katherine Kilburn, conductor; plus winners of Concerto Competition (Liliana Garlisi, Anthony Lawrence III and Tiago Delgado). Works by Sibelius, Beethoven, Tomasi and Nielsen. 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/19/17 $15; $13, seniors citizens; and $8 for non-Kent State students; free for full-time, Kent Campus undergraduate students. Anyone 18 and under can attend for free, but a ticket must be reserved.

Lorain County Community College. Stocker Arts Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria. 440-366-4040 or Concert (Hoke Theatre): "Cold Night, Warm Jazz," featuring the LCCC Civic Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 $9; $8, senior citizens and children 18 and under.

Rocky River Chamber Music Society. West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd. 440-333-4296 or Children Concert: Factory Seconds Brass Trio (Jack Sutte, trumpet; Jesse McCormick, horn;and Richard Stout, trombone). Interactive concert, featuring Francis Poulenc's Sonatat for Horn, Trumpet and Trombone. 11 a.m. Saturday. 02/18/17 Free.
Concert: Factory Seconds Brass Trio (Jack Sutte, trumpet; Jesse McCormick, horn;and Richard Stout, trombone). Works by Jacques Arcadelt, J.S. Bach, Paul Hindemith, Norman Sherman, Robert Marek, David Loeb and Vaclay Nelhybel. 7:30 p.m. Monday. 02/20/17 Free.

Trinity Cathedral. 2230 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. 216-771-3630 or Brownbag Concert series: CSU Keyboards. Featuring Cleveland State keyboard students. Noon Wednesday. 02/22/17 Offering. Bring a lunch or purchase one for $7.

Trinity Lutheran Church. 2031 West 30th St., Cleveland. 216-751-7574 or Music Near the Market series: "Mulligatawny Mix." Robert Myers, organ. Works by Flor Peeters, Harald Rohlig, Hermann Schroeder and others. 12:15 p.m. Wednesday. 02/22/17 Free.


Akron Civic Theatre. 182 S. Main St. 330-253-2488 or Nan Knightton, Arlene Phillips, Paul Nicholas, Robert Stigwood and the Bee Gees'A "Saturday NIght Fever, the Musical." 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 02/22/17 $32-$52.

Beck Center for the Arts. Mackey Theater, 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. 216-521-2540 or Jeff Whitty, Tom Kitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Amanda Green's "Bring It On, the Musical." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/23/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $31; $27, senior citizens age 65 and older; $12, children and students age 25 and under with valid I.D.

Cleveland Public Theatre. 6415 Detroit Ave. 216-631-2727 or Gordon Square Theatre: Robert O'Hara's "Barbecue." Previews: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 16 and 23; and Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17-18. Tickets: $12 Thursdays; $20, Friday and Saturday with $3 discount for senior citizens and students. All other performances through Saturday, March 11: $12-$30.
James Levin Theatre: Rachel Willson-Broyles' translation of Jonas Hassem Khemiri's "I Call My Brothers." 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Monday and Thursday. 02/17/17-02/23/17 Fridays and Saturdays: $30; $27, senior citizens and students. Mondays and Thursdays: $12. Through Saturday, March 4.

Convergence-Continuum. The Liminis. 2438 Scranton Road, Cleveland. 216-687-0074 or The 2017 NEOMFA Playwrights Festival: JC Cifranic's "Sexual Politics." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17 $10; $5, students.

Ensemble Theatre. 2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Heights. 216-321-2930 or TheatreCle Season: Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $12-$15.
On Main Stage: August Wilson's "Radio Golf." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $12-$24.

Lakeland Civic Theatre. Lakeland Community College's Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center in Building D, Ohio 306 and Interstate 90, Kirtland. 440-525-7134 or Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman's "The Bridges of Madison County." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $15; $13, senior citizens; $7, students.

Lorain County Community College. Stocker Arts Center's Hoke Theatre, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria. 440-366-4040 or "Route 66, A Musical Comedy Revue." 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 02/22/17 $33-$40.

None Too Fragile Theatre. 1841 Merriman Road, Akron. 330-962-5547 or Samuel D. Hunter's "The Whales." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17 $25.

Ohio Shakespeare Festival. Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron. 1-888-71-TICKETS or In repertory through Sunday, Feb. 19: Vincent Dowling's "The Upstart Crow" and James McLure's "Lone Star.." "The Upstart Crow." 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17
"Lone Star." 2 p.m. Saturday. 02/18/17

Playhouse Square. 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. 216-241-6000 or Connor Palace: Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I." 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tuesday-Thursday; 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/23/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $10-$110.
Kennedy's Theatre (basement of Ohio Theatre): The Frankie Kong Players presents "Flanagan's Wake." 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through April 29. No performances Feb. 24 and 25. $26.

Playwrights Local. Creative Space at Waterloo Arts, 397 East 156th St., Cleveland. 216-302-8856 or Documentary play by David Todd; with Mike Geither, Tom Hayes, Lisa Langford, Michael Oatman, David Todd and Mary E. Weems: "Objectively/Reasonable: A Community Response to the Shooting of Tamir Rice, 11/22/14." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/23/17 Through Saturday, March 11. Post-show discussions following the Sunday performances and Friday, March 10. $18; $12, students.


Arlene's Broadway on Buffalo. 236 Buffalo St., Conneaut. 440-812-3343 or Dan Goggin's "Nunsense A-Men." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $10; $8, students. An all male-version of "Nunsense.."

Aurora Community Theatre. 115 E. Pioneer Trail 330-562-1818 or William Inge's "Bus Stop." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17 $16; $11, youth ages 18 and under.

Broadview Heights Spotlights Community Theater. Broadview Heights Cultural Arts Building, 9543 Broadview Road. 440-526-4404 or Coffeehouse Production of Weird Romance, featuring two one-act science fiction musicals by Alan Menken: "The Girl Who Was Plugged In" and "Her Pilgrim Soul." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 Through Saturday, Feb.25. $14-$15.

Cassidy Theatre. 6200 Pearl Road, Parma Heights. 440-842-4600 or Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $14-$15.

Coach House Theatre. 732 W. Exchange St., Akron. 330-434-7741 or Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $22; $12, students.

Cuyahoga Community College. Western Campus Theater, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma. 216-987-5536 or Samuel Beckett's "Endgame." 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 02/22/17-02/23/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $10; $8, non-Tri-C students.

East Cleveland Theater. 14108 Euclid Ave. 216-851-8721 or August Wilson's "Radio Golf." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. Sunday performances begin 3 p.m. Feb. 12. $15; $12, senior citizens and students.

Fine Arts Association. Corning Auditorium, 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby. 440-951-7500 or Original 10-minute plays: The 21st annual One-Act Festival's "Ten Below." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17 $20.

Hudson Players. Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St. 330-655-8522 or Disney and Cameron McIntosh's "Mary Poppins." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 Through Saturday, Feb. 25. $14; $12, senior citizens and students.

Ma'Sue Productions. Balch Street Theatre, 220 S. Balch St., Akron. 330-612-3090. John Dayo Aliya's " .. Or Does It Explode?" 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $12-$15.

Medina County Show Biz Company. County Administration Building's Haddad Theater, 144 N. Broadway St. 330-722-5776 or Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows' adaptation of Damon Runyon's "Guys and Dolls." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $15; $12, senior citizens and students.

Mighty Goliath Productions. Avon Lake High School's Daniel Ross Performing Arts Center, 175 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake. 440-308-9895 or "Beauty and the Beast." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 Through Saturday, Feb. 25. One Saturday matinee: 2 p.m. Feb. 25. $12, advance or $15 at door; $12 senior citizens students at door only; $8, children 12 and under.

Olde Towne Hall Theatre. 36119 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. 440-327-2909 or Meredith Willson's "The Music Man." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17 Through Saturday, March 11. One Sunday matinee: 3 p.m. Feb. 26. $15; $12, senior citizens and children.

Rabbit Run Theater/Lake Erie College. Royce Hall for Fine and Performing Arts' C.K. Rickel Theatre, 391 W. Washington St., Painesville. 440-428-7092 or The Studio series" Jason Robert Jason's "Songs for a New World." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/23/17 Through Saturday, Feb. 25. $15; $13, senior citizens; free for students. Pre-show event at Steele Mansion (348 Mentor Ave.): heavy hors d'oeuvres, self-guided tour of the mansion and performance at 5 p.m. Friays, Feb. 17 and 24. $27; $25, senior citizens.

Rubber City Shakespeare Company. The Well CDC, 647 E. Market St., Akron. 234-252-0272 or William Shakespeare's "Cymbeline." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/23/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $16; $14, students; $12, children ages 7-13.

Weathervane Playhouse. 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. 330-836-2626 or Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham's "I Love You Because." 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 02/17/17-02/18/17 $26; $22, senior citizens for Saturday matinee; $13, college students; $10, youth ages 17 and younger.

Workshop Players. 44820 Middle Ridge Road, Amherst. 440-988-5613 or Marshall Karp's "Squabbles." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 Through Sunday, Feb. 26. $15.


French Creek Theatre. Lorain County Metro Parks' French Creek Center, 4530 Colorado Ave. (Ohio 611), Sheffield. 440-949-5200, ext. 221. Scott Davidson's "The Velveteen Rabbit." 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $15; $10, youth.

Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland's Playmaker Youth Theatre. Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood. 216-831-0700, ext. 1230 or Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's "Hello, Dolly!." 7 p.m. Thursday. 02/23/17 Through Sunday, March 5. $10; $8, Manel JCC members, senior citizens and students.

Near West Theatre. Gordon Square Arts District, 6702 Detroit Ave., Cleveland. 216-961-6391 or William F. Brown and Charlie Smalls' "The Wiz." 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 02/17/17-02/19/17 $10; $8, children 12 and under. Star seats available for $25.


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