Market Square to Host Tony Award Winning Cleveland Play House

January 30, 2020

— Westlake, Ohio

Market Square at Crocker Park is pleased to announce their new partnership with the Cleveland Play House, serving as a satellite location for their Musical Theater I program. Beginning on Wednesday, February 5 and continuing through Wednesday, April 8, the program will allow students the opportunity to dive into the world of musical theatre and build vocal skills for singing and speech while gaining confidence in dance techniques and storytelling.

“We are so excited to bring the talent of Cleveland Play House to Market Square,” said Stacie Schmidt, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Stark Enterprises. “This will be a new type of event for our venue, and we could not be more thrilled to partner with such a wonderful organization to bring these classes to life!”

For more than eight decades, Cleveland Play House has offered educational programming as varied as the stories on its stages. Motivated by a community of spirited, inquisitive and creative theatre makers, Cleveland Play House and their Theatre Academy provide opportunities for engagement on a variety of levels. Classes welcome all ages, from preschool children with big imaginations to working adult professionals and everyone in between. Faculty from the Tony Award recipient excite creative potential, fortify aptitude and nurture the passion necessary for artistic excellence.

“Cleveland Play House has been offering arts programming for children, teens, and adults for decades, both at the theatre and in at our partner schools throughout Cleveland,” said Nicole Sumlin of Cleveland Play House. “We are so excited for the opportunity to expand our reach by offering instruction in the performing arts in Market Square at Crocker Park this year.”

Classes will take place Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm inside Market Square. The 10- week program registration fee is $325, to register, please visit

Market Square at Crocker Park is a clean slate venue space that allows you to customize your ideal event. From weddings to health fairs and company banquets, the modern and open interior blends seamlessly with the expansive outdoor area connected by six garage doors and tall ceilings making this 8,500 sq. feet space perfect for any event or occasion. For more information and to view a gallery of previous event photos, visit