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The CWRU/CPH Conservatory Ensemble Series

Two Showcase Productions

The Three Sisters

By Anton Chekhov
Directed by Ron Wilson
Nov. 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 15 and 22 at 3 p.m.

Set in a small Russian city, which is also a minor military outpost, Anton Chekhov’s The Three Sisters depicts a world where characters struggle, sometimes comically, to find meaning and happiness in their lives. Following the death of their father, General Prozorov, the three sisters find themselves challenged to adapt to the more banal realities of their current provincial lives and yearn to return to Moscow, the glorious city of their youth. To the sisters, Moscow represents all things civilized and cultured. One of the cornerstones of modern drama, this masterpiece explores the characters’ inner lives with the hopes, dreams and contradictions that we all share.


The Philadelphia Story

by Philip Barry

Directed by Jerrold Scott

Feb. 25, 26, 27, 28, March 4, 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 28 and March 7 at 3 p.m.

The Philadelphia Story is a fascinating peek into the mixed up lives of the between-the-wars rich and famous who seemingly “have it all.”  On the eve of heiress Tracy Lord’s second marriage, the arrival of her ex-husband, a hard-nosed reporter, and an estranged father creates a host of unwelcome complications; add in a tabloid photographer, a wry uncle, and a precocious sister and the question becomes whether Tracy will make it to the altar at all!  In our era of tabloid journalism and growing class-consciousness, Philip Barry’s American classic is as potent and incisive as it ever was.


Box Office

All ticket sales for MFA Conservatory Ensemble production are completed through the Cleveland Play House Box via PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the production website.

Purchases may also be made at the box office or by telephone.

PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office
State Theatre Lobby
1519 Euclid Avenue

Monday – Sunday
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.