CPT presents… Twelve Literary Arts Inc’s Final Stage: Youth Poetry Slam

February 18, 2018

6:00pm - 9:00pm, CPT's James Levin Theatre.


The people have spoken, and now Northeast Ohio's Top 12 youth spoken word artists will compete on one stage to determine the six finalists who will represent Ohio on the national stage in Chicago this summer at the Brave New Voices Festival and Competition.

This event is FREE, but we anticipate a packed house, so please reserve your seat TODAY by clicking here.

The newly-renovated James Levin Theatre is fully ADA compliant featuring a patron elevator and an all gender, wheelchair accessible restroom.

Twelve Literary Arts Inc's Final Stage: Youth Poetry Slam is sold out!

Watch the event via LIVESTREAM by clicking HERE and subscribing to One Mic Open's YouTube Channel.

There will be NO OPEN MIC at this event, we are here to celebrate and lend our energy to the creation of the National Youth Poetry Slam Team!

Click here to RSVP! | Click here for the facebook event. | Click here to read more about the Brave New Voices Festival and Competition in Chicago.

The Board of Directors and Staff of Twelve Literary Arts cordially invite you to a very special celebration of Northeast Ohio’s best and brightest youth performance poets at the One Mic Open Final Stage. One Mic Open Final Stage features 12 youth performers from across the region to determine the six youth who will represent the city of Cleveland at the national Brave New Voices Competition taking place this July in Chicago. This event is free of charge thanks to the generosity of The Cleveland Foundation. We hope you will join us in celebrating the power of youth voice.


Daniel Gray-Kontar, Executive Artistic Director, Twelve Literary Arts
Mary E. Weems, Board President, Twelve Literary Arts
Eric M. Odum, Program Director, One Mic Open