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    The Dobama Collection
    A collection of images and playbills chronicling the history of Dobama Theatre.
    PlayhouseSquare
    Opening in the 1920s and closed in the 1960s, PlayhouseSquare was brought back to life beginning in the 1970s. The Ohio, State, Allen, Palace and Hanna theaters are now a vibrant part of Cleveland’s arts community.
    Dobama Theatre
    A small professional theater in Cleveland Heights founded in 1959, Dobama Theatre has won numerous awards for its innovative productions, its fostering of new writers, and its educational outreach efforts
    Cleveland Public Theatre
    Founded in 1981, CPT is located in the Gordon Square Arts District on the city's west side.
    The Playwriting Seminars
    Created by Richard Toscan, Dean of the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University, The "seminars" on this site focus on various aspects of the kinds of new plays most often produced by regional theatres.
    Inter-Play
    A free database from Portland State University, Inter-Play is an online index to more than 17,500 citations to plays published in collections, anthologies, and periodicals.
    Internet Broadway Database (IBDB)
    The "official database for Broadway theatre information," IBDB is easily searchable by show, people, theater, or season.
    The Cleveland Play House
    Cleveland Play House, whose first production was in 1916, is the first resident theater in the United States, as well as the country’s longest running regional theater.
    Great Lakes Theater
    Cleveland's classic theater company at the Hanna Theatre.
    Beck Center for the Arts
    The Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood, Ohio is a non-profit peforming arts and arts education organization.