This year one of Cleveland’s landmark institutions is celebrating its 90th birthday. As the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York, PlayhouseSquare engages our region and attracts over one million guests each year to 1,000+ annual events.
But that wasn’t always the case.
Although PlayhouseSquare was downtown Cleveland’s cinematic and entertainment destination for many years, a number of factors after the second World War led to both the proverbial and literal wrecking ball landing at the door of PlayhouseSquare’s theatres.
Who saved PlayhouseSquare, though?
It’s an empowering story that exemplifies the resilient, passionate attitude I love about our region. And on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 8pm, a new documentary on WVIZ/PBS tells the story of the volunteers, civic leaders and organizations who put PlayhouseSquare on its remarkable road to renewal.
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