Big [BOX] 2011, award-winning artists in residency program on stage now!

January 14- March 6, 2011
James Levin Theatre


Cleveland Public Theatre Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to announce the participating artists for the 2011 Big [BOX] series. Big [BOX] is an award-winning residency program produced by Cleveland Public Theatre that focuses on the independent creative artist and the exciting things that can happen when one is given the space and time to create. Now in its tenth successful year, Cleveland Public Theatre is proud to support and foster the work of area artists in this unique program. Over eight weekends, thirteen artists are given keys to The James Levin Theatre and the freedom to transform the space for the presentation of their work.

The goal of Big [BOX] is to support new work and local artists.

CPT provides:
- The James Levin Theatre
- Basic production staff, stage management, box office support
- Marketing and advertising support

The artists provide the rest!

The writers, directors, actors, and designers selected for big box dedicate themselves to creating new and original work, or stretching their artistic powers by working in new disciplines. The resulting performances are always amazing and well attended. Big [BOX] performances and artists often go on to receive larger exposure and production at CPT. The 2011 Big Box Line- up includes:

Week #1
January 14-January 16

Ya Mama!
Written and Performed by Nina Domingue*
Directed by Cathy Hartenstein
*Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association

She Cried at the Circus
By Jeff Glover
Directed by Trad A Burns

Week # 2
January 21-23

Soliciting for Change
Written and Performed by Molly Hinders-Andrews
Directed by James Langa and Erin McCardle

Seppuku
Written and Performed by Melissa Crum & BC Miles
Directed by James Kosmatka

Week #3
January 28-January 28-30

Mother/Tongue
By Claire Robinson May
Directed by Danielle Hisey

Week #4
February 4-6

The Everything is Everything Project:
2 Plays : A SLEEP and A WAKE & 30 Awkward Minutes w/ Pat and Glenn

A SLEEP and A WAKE
Written and Performed by Val Kozlenko and Eric Perusek
30 Awkward Minutes with Pat and Glenn
Written and Performed by Renee Schilling and Lew Wallace

Sick Fuck
By Paul Shoulberg
Directed by Noe Montez

Week #5
February 11-13

Through Her Eyes
Choreographed and performed by Kenya Woods

Fast Forward - Rewind - Stop
By Marquez Dance Project
Choreographed by Jennifer Sandoval

Week #6
February 18-20

Sonic Cinema
By FiveOne Music
Composed by Michael Bratt and Jeremy Allen

Week #7
February 25-27

Cowboy Poet, a C&W musical
By Deborah Magid
Directed by Douglas Farren

Week #8
March 4-6

Voice Over
Conceived and Directed by Pandora Robertson

Side Effects May Include
By Marc Jaffe & Eric Coble
Directed by Eric Schmeidl
Featuring Nick Koesters*
*Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association