in a word

Two years have passed since Fiona’s seven-year-old son mysteriously vanished. As she delves back into her memories of that fateful day to find the missing piece, logic buckles and language breaks. Grief and comedy collide in this lyrical, absurdist journey on how to get over, get around and get through what haunts you.


Mark your calendars! DanceWorks is coming soon. Each year Cleveland Public Theatre welcomes the opportunity to showcase Northeast Ohio’s contemporary dance companies as they premiere new work and revive celebrated performances.


Station Hope

For the second year, we celebrate our home city’s role in the Underground Railroad. And we need your help us make it even more impactful this year. Check out this short video from last year’s inaugural Station Hope event, and consider contributing.


Big Box 2016 Applications

CPT is now accepting local proposals for Big Box 2016! Big Box, part of CPT’s New Work Development Series, offers artists or groups the opportunity to self-produce original works of theatre, dance, performance art, music or genre defying performances.