Johanna: Facing Forward

Based on the true story of Johanna Orozco, a Cleveland teen who survived a gunshot wound to the face by her boyfriend in 2007 and whose story sparked a nation-wide movement against teen domestic violence. Johanna’s story is complex and raises critical questions, but it is also a life-affirming story of triumph.

Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

It’s a month before his first day of college and Dontrell Jones III wakes up from a dream that will change his life. Haunted by powerful visions, Dontrell takes an unconventional journey that begins with scuba gear, swimming lessons, and ends in a boat drifting into the Atlantic Ocean to meet his ancestor’s spirit.

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Exact Change

Coming soon to Playhouse Square… A moving play about finding your voice and championing your identity, “Exact Change” is the powerful and personal story of noted Cleveland actor, journalist and critic Christine Howey (formerly Dick Howey).

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STEP

STEP (Student Theatre Enrichment Program) is an arts-based job training program that engages Cleveland teens from low-income families in a powerful 8-week intensive that focuses on excellence in performance, play creation, writing, and production.

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