Performing Arts

  • 182 S. Main St.
    Akron, Ohio 44308
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    330.535.3179
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    Long recognized among the community’s cultural landmarks, the Akron Civic Theatre has a rich and spectacular history. It has provided the community with a venue for quality entertainment and live performances for more than seventy years. The venue is one of only five remaining atmospheric theatres in the U.S.
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  • Quirk Cultural Center
    1201 Grant Avenue
    Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
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    (330) 971-5665
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    ANTIC is a local theatre community sharing the stage with actors of all ages. The group has celebrated more than thirty years of community theatre with over twenty on the stage of the Newell Theatre located in the Quirk Cultural Center in Cuyahoga Falls.
  • 265 N. Main St., Suite 13
    Munroe Falls, Ohio 44262
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    (330) 688-6065
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    Since 1993, the Ballet Theatre of Ohio has awed the arts community and fans with its graceful renditions, from holiday classic “The Nutcracker" to whimsical springtime performances.
  • 1145 West Steels Corners Rd.
    Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
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    (330) 920-8040
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    Located in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, this amphitheater and performance venue is home to the Cleveland Orchestra during the summer and welcomes nationally-known acts, courtesy of Live Nation, during the concert season to perform for fans in the 5,700 seat pavilion and on the lawn.
  • 198 Hill Street
    Akron, Ohio 44325
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    330.972.2504
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    Children’s Concert Society’s mission is to educate and enrich the lives of school age children in the greater Akron community by providing access to live high quality performing arts experiences.


  • 732 W. Exchange Street
    Akron, Ohio 44302
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    (330) 434-7741
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    Once called "Akron's hidden gem," Coach House is a small, intimate theatre, in its 86th season, producing multiple series of comedies, dramas, classics, mysteries, farces, Elder Theatre and "black box" programming.
  • 198 Hill St.
    Akron, Ohio 44325-0501
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    (330) 972-7570
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    The University of Akron’s E. J. Thomas Hall hosts more than 400,000 people of all ages who visit the Hall for a variety of programs, activities and performances ranging from the University Forum Speaker Series to popular Broadway shows, community events and concerts.
  • 1757 State Rd.
    Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
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    (330) 923-4700
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    A night of hilarity is a sure thing at Funny Stop, which has been voted best live comedy club in Akron four years in a row by Fox 8. Listen to the comedic stylings of the most provocative funny guys regional and nationwide.
  • 200 S. Main St.
    Akron, Ohio 44308
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    330.375.2877
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    Billed as “Akron’s hottest destination for outdoor entertainment,” Lock 3 always seems like the place to be during the summer. Free or low-dough shows every Friday and Saturday night from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
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  • 565 W. Tuscarawas Ave.
    Barberton, Ohio 44203
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    (330) 848-3708
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    This professional theatre company, which resides in the historic Park Theater, presents educational and insightful productions geared toward young children.
  • 103 S. High Street, 6th Floor
    Akron, Ohio 44308
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    Tickets: 888.718.4253
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    As a professional theatre company, we are dedicated to articulating the inherently theatrical components of Shakespeare and his fellow playwrights throughout the ages in a manner that enables the collected imaginations of the artists to meet the collective imagination of the audience in a public celebration that transforms the world in which we live.
  • 1145 W. Steels Corners Rd.
    Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44242
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    (330) 672-3884
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    A professional, outdoor theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center. Shows are presented in a covered, 500-seat, theatre. Pre-show picnics are encouraged!
  • (330) 971-8425
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    Quirk is an active cultural center with loads of activities for all ages, with unique offerings for the senior adult community that include monthly events and activities geared towards their interests. The 200-seat Newell Theatre hosts regular acts, such as Point of No Return Improv.
  • 2207 Romig Road
    Akron, Ohio 44320
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    234-252-0272
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    Rubber City Theatre brings affordable Shakespeare and classical drama to the Akron area through the use of their "Free Shakespeare" program. The "Free Shakespeare" project includes free staged reading throughout the year, and Pay-As-You-Like-It performances for each production in an artistic year.
  • 3227 Graham Rd.
    Stow, Ohio 44224
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    (330) 678-0029
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    The SSO exists to give orchestral musicians the opportunity to perform classical and contemporary classical repertoire in a professional atmosphere. It also gives audiences who might not otherwise have it, the opportunity to experience the classical repertoire in a setting that is comfortable—not intimidating, affordable, and enjoyable. Performances at Stow High School Auditorium.
  • One S. Main St., Suite 301
    Akron, Ohio 44308
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    (330) 761-3460
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    The association has grown into a group of professional musicians and music lovers alike, who both perform and attend concerts and recitals. Pre-concert lectures and performances are held at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
  • 1301 Weathervane Ln.
    Akron, Ohio 44313
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    (330) 836-2626
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    Weathervane Community Playhouse produces high-quality live theater with volunteer artists, designers, and technicians under professional direction, provides education and training in theater arts and appreciation, and engages and entertains its audience and constituents to enrich the quality of life in Northeast Ohio.