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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, gives us the opportunity to enjoy every minute of the beautiful summer nights!

The premier summer theatre in the area, Porthouse Theatre offers audiences the finest in professional summer theatre. The outdoor, covered, pavilion theatre is located next to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, just a few miles from interstates I-80, I-77, I-271, I-76 and Route 8. The beautiful setting is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic dinner before the show.


June 11-27, 2015
A Little Night Music
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, the production transports the audience to 1900 Sweden where a tangled web of romantic affairs surround actress Desiree Armfeldt


July 9-25, 2015
With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics and book by Brian Crawley, Violet is a journey of self-discovery as the title character seeks out an Evangelical minister to transform her disfigured face


July 30 - August 16, 2016
With book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman Hairspray tells of the pleasantly plump Tracy Turnblad's quest to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show.

For tickets, call the box office (opens May 26th) at 330-672-2497, or 800-304-2363. Free parking for everyone.


WKSU Arts & Culture Partners

 Latin American and Latino Art at the Allen
Allen Memorial Art Museum
Tuesday, September 2nd - Sunday, June 28th

This academic year, the Allen Memorial Art Museum will feature its Latin American collection in a comprehensive exhibition organized by Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Denise Birkhofer. The works range from Mexican Revolution-era prints to recent conceptual installations, organized into thematic groupings.

Sept. 2, 2014 to June 28, 2015, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, 87 North Main St, Oberlin, (440) 775-8665

 Forgotten First Ladies Exhibit
National First Ladies' Library
At Education and Research Center
Wednesday, January 21st - Friday, September 11th

In Forgotten First Ladies we are presenting
the ladies we have come to know. They are important because their stories are part of the story of our country, and we call that
History. Featured in the exhibit are Martha Wyles Skelton Jefferson, Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, Rachel Donelson Jackson, Hannah Hoes van Buren, and many more.

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, - Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, Education and Research Center 205 S. Market Ave. Canton, (330) 452-0876

 Rare: Portraits of Endangered Species
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Saturday, February 7th - Sunday, June 7th

For two decades, National Geographic photographer and fellow Joel Sartore has been on a mission to document North American species facing extinction. The exhibition spotlights 60 of these species, including well-known endangered species and more unfamiliar species in danger of extinction.

Feb. 7, 2015 - June 7, 2015, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600

 The Novel and the Bizarre: Salvator Rosa's Scenes of Witchcraft
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Sunday, February 15th - Sunday, June 14th

Salvator Rosa (1615–1673) was fiercely committed to his independence and originality and obsessed with promoting his reputation as a great painter of history, philosophy, and morality.

Feb. 15, 2015 - June, 14, 2015, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600

 Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Sunday, February 22nd - Sunday, May 31st

Some of the most beloved artistic creations of sub-Saharan Africa, masks, figures, and decorative art labeled as Senufo have been the subject of numerous studies by African, American, and European scholars since the 1930s. Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa examines the shifting meanings of the term Senufo since the late nineteenth century.

Feb. 22. 2015 - May, 31, 2015, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600

 Kent State University Museum Displays Garments “Inside Out” for New Exhibit
Kent State University
At Kent State University Fashion Museum
Thursday, March 12th - Sunday, February 14th

A new exhibition of historic and couture clothing at the Kent State University Museum will focus on the hidden interiors and construction of garment.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 – Sunday, February 14, 2016. 515 Hilltop Drive, Kent, (330)672-0300

 Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
At Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Friday, March 13th - Thursday, December 31st

Presented in collaboration with the Herb Ritts Foundation, the exhibit includes 30 never-before-seen photographs, original video footage, contact sheets with Ritts’ red-pencil markings, new video interviews and other well-known portraits from the revolutionary photographer and filmmaker's collection.

Friday, March 13, 2015 - Thursday, December 31, 2015, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, (216) 781-7625

 In Grand Style
Western Reserve Historical Society
Monday, March 23rd - Monday, November 30th

In Grand Style, the newest exhibit at the WRHS History Center, features historic garments and accessories that provide a window into the world of privileged Cleveland.

Ends, November 30, 2015, Western Reserve Historical Society, 10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, (216) 721-5722

 Allied Artists of America
Canton Museum of Art
Friday, April 24th - Sunday, July 19th

Founded in 1914 in New York City, Allied Artists of America attracts the best and most celebrated artists in this country. This exhibition will be comprised of 75 - 80 signature members of Allied Artists, including Gary Erbe, Robert Palevitz, Mitzura Salgian, Elizabeth Torak and many others.

April 24 - July 19, 2015, Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44702, (330)-453-7666

 Howe Meadow Market
Countryside Conservancy
At Howe Meadow
Saturday, May 2nd - Saturday, October 31st

Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow is open for the season on Saturdays. The market features over 70 vendors selling an array of local food. This season, an exciting addition of more than 15 new vendors bringing a range of new products.

Saturdays: starting Saturday, May 2, 2015 - Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula, (330) 657-2542

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Member Benefits

As a way of saying “thanks” to WKSU members, many Northeast Ohio cultural organizations offer special benefits for cinema, museums, music, theatre and dance and more that include 2-for-1 performance tickets and other discounts.

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