Category Archives: Announcements

Congratulations to the cast of “Tomorrow Morning” they are heading to the State OCTA Competition in August!


Congratulations to Western Reserve Playhouse for advancing to the Ohio Community Theater Association’s state final.   A 40 minute excerpt of the Lawrence Mark Wythe musical took many honors at the Northeast Regional competition June 17.  The final competition will be Labor Day weekend in Columbus, Ohio.  Break a leg, Maddie, Tony, Dawn, and Michael,  Ian, Brian, Kevin, Whitney, Alex, Justin, Luke, and Jim.


Tickets on Sale for these two amazing shows!  Our camps have been working so hard and we could not be more proud!

All tickets are only $10.00 and children under three are free.

Friday and Saturday shows are at 7Pm and Sundays at 2PM.

We can’t wait to see you!!

Looking for Submissions for Our Second Annual 80 Minutes Festival!

Western Reserve Playhouse is pleased to announce the second-annual 80 Minutes New Works Festival!

We are currently seeking original, unpublished plays to be featured in the festival. If the play that is being submitted has been previously performed (outside of a staged reading or a workshop), please include that information with your submission.

Our theme for 2018 is Holidays – any holiday: Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Mother’s/Father’s Day, Boxing Day…

Submissions are open now and the deadline for submitting is October 31st 2018 at 12:59 PM EST. We are currently only seeking submissions from local playwrights (Northeast Ohio), but if there are any questions about that, please contact us.


1. The play must run 15 – 20 minutes long. The maximum is 20 minutes.

2. The maximum number of actors involved in each play is 4. If there are additional characters that will be doubled, please indicate that information on the character list.

3. The play must be set inside a house, to utilize the set that will be existing on our stage.

4. Please include the following information in the Word Document or PDF: Name, Mailing Address, E-Mail Address, Phone Number. Please also include a short synopsis and a list of characters.

5. Please submit your play as an attachment to an e-mail, sent to Please put “2018 80 Minutes Submission” in the Subject Line.

6. There is no fee for submission, but we ask that each playwright send no more than two scripts.

7. If the playwright’s script is chosen for the New Works Festival, the playwright grants Western Reserve Playhouse three (3) royalty-free performances in November/December 2018.

Announcing the Cast of “bare: A Pop Opera”!

Western Reserve Playhouse is thrilled to announce the cast of “bare: A Pop Opera”!
JASON – Nick Urbanic
PETER – Nick Sobotka
IVY – Laney Davis
NADIA – Korinne Courtwright
MATT – Dominic Sonby
LUCAS – Daniel Hunsicker
TANYA – Kayla Lehman
KYRA – Khylee Kridler
DIANE – Olivya DeLuca
RORY – Brooke Lytton
ZACK – Mark David
ALAN – Ben Arrington
CLAIRE – Stephanie Malfara
SR. CHANTELLE – Dayshawnda Ash
PRIEST – David Rusnak
The show runs July 13-28, 2018!

Do You Have a Cabaret or One Act?

Looking for some more great volunteers! Are you interested?

Ever wanted to help backstage of a show? Like meeting new people? Love to paint? Build? Act or Sing?  How about joining the Western Reserve Playhouse family of volunteers?  We would love to have you! Reach out to Dawn today at