The director and novelist replaces Mark Cuddy, who has navigated the theatre through controversies.
Fink, who grew up in Northeast Ohio, will join the company this summer after years working in theatre in Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Stori Ayers and Charly Evon Simpson resigned in solidarity with a performer whose assault they feel was mishandled. That performer says the problem is bigger than a single incident.
After joining the organization in 2021, Laisure became the first woman and person of color to hold the managing director position in CPH’s 107-year history.
The longtime leader of Rochester, N.Y.’s Geva Theatre Center will take the helm of Cleveland’s flagship theatre while it searches for a permanent successor to Laura Kepley.
She’ll leave in June after 9 years in the top spot, and a dozen years with the theatre.
Collette Appolito Laisure and Anita H. Cook, respectively, will step into the new roles.
Two Cleveland Play House staffers reflect on Moore’s remarkable contributions to Cleveland theatre, and American theatre writ large.
The 2020-21 programming will feature special events, cabarets, and a new play festival.
How U.S. theatres are innovating and adapting to stay connected with the young people they typically serve with in-person programs and classes.