Michelle Obama to promote ‘Becoming’ with Playhouse Square visit in March

After a 12-even arena tour this year to promote her recent book, “Becoming,” former first lady Michelle Obama” will be hitting the road again. The events, titled “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama,” will include a stop in Cleveland March 16 at Playhouse Square’s KeyBank State Theatre. “I couldn’t be more excited to visit even more cities across the country and around the world,” … Continue reading Michelle Obama to promote ‘Becoming’ with Playhouse Square visit in March

‘The Little Mermaid’ takes the stage at CVLT

What: “The Little Mermaid” Where: Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, 40 River St., Chagrin Falls When: Through Dec. 16 Why you should go: Director Michael Rogan and a cast of over 40 actors (and one dog), have brought Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” to life. For those not familiar with the movie, some notes from a news release: Based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, THE LITTLE … Continue reading ‘The Little Mermaid’ takes the stage at CVLT

Take a ride on a Santa Train

A Santa Train presented by Lorain and West Virginia Railway offers a nostalgic holiday view of rural Northeastern Ohio. The railway station decorated for the season offers warm hot chocolate in the vintage building at 46485 State Route 18 in Wellington. The  train ride lasts about 50 minutes on a round trip of about 3 miles with a chance to visit with Santa. All children … Continue reading Take a ride on a Santa Train

Thou hath no reason to fear Shakespeare

An introduction to performing Shakespeare for youth in grades 6-12 begins from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at French Creek Nature Center in Sheffield Village. The emphasis is on language and emotion, with some scene work and verse analysis. But they promise the class is “no pressure.” Sign up for the 3-week class by Nov. 28 by calling 440-949-5200 ext 226, or by visiting … Continue reading Thou hath no reason to fear Shakespeare

‘Parallel Lives’ on stage at River Street Playhouse in Chagrin Falls

What: The stage adaptation of “Parallel Lives” Where: Chagrin Valley Little Theatre’s River Street Playhouse, 40 River St., Chagrin Falls When: Nov. 23 through Dec. 8. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and a matinee is scheduled for 2 p.m. Dec. 2. Why you should go: CVLT makes its pitch in a news release: Starring Yvonne E. Pilarczyk and Lisa Freebairn, PARALLEL LIVES details … Continue reading ‘Parallel Lives’ on stage at River Street Playhouse in Chagrin Falls