Euclid Avenue's massive Hippodrome Theater opened in 1907 with seating for 3,548 and the world's second largest stage. It hosted performances by the most famous performers of the early twentieth-century, including W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, and Al…

The story of the Cleveland Play House begins in 1915 with a series of meetings held at the home of essayist Charles Brooks. The well-to-do Charles and his wife Minerva Brooks met each week with eight of their friends to discuss theatre and the arts.…