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

Cleveland Comedy Festival bringing a big batch of laugh-makers to town

He is a brave man. His only weapons are his creative mind and a microphone; with those two things he will entertain you, not with song, mind you, but with jokes, stories, gags and one-liners. He is the stand-up comedian. Maybe you could do what he does. But probably not. While there are almost always funnymen and funnywomen to be seen performing their craft at … Continue reading Cleveland Comedy Festival bringing a big batch of laugh-makers to town

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco bringing Stay Hungry Tour to Cleveland

What: Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco will be entertaining fans with multiple performances at the Connor Palace at Playhouse Square. Where: The Connor Palace, 1615 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland When: 7 p.m. Jan. 26, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 8 p.m. Jan. 27 Why you should go: Maniscalco’s live performance has become a critically acclaimed event. Dubbed “one of the hottest comics” by Newsday and “one of the funniest comics working stand-up today” by Esquire, … Continue reading Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco bringing Stay Hungry Tour to Cleveland

‘A Christmas Carol,’ ‘A Christmas Story’ return from Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland Play House, respectively

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — in my inbox. And I can’t exactly say I have breaking news — these shows being produced in Cleveland around the holidays is about as expected as the sun coming up — but know that Great Lakes Theater will produce “A Christmas Carol” and the Cleveland Play House “A Christmas Story” in the coming weeks. Let’s … Continue reading ‘A Christmas Carol,’ ‘A Christmas Story’ return from Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland Play House, respectively

Comedian Aziz Ansari set for Playhouse Square performance

What: Comedian Aziz Ansari will be entertaining fans with a performance at the KeyBank State Theatre in Cleveland’s Playhouse Square. Where: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland When: 7 p.m. Nov. 2 Why you should go: Perhaps best known for his roles in the shows “Master of None” and “Parks and Recreation,” Ansari provides a unique style of comedy, giving a lot of energy to his performances as he shares stories … Continue reading Comedian Aziz Ansari set for Playhouse Square performance