Since 1968, Porthouse Theatre has entertained scores of Northeast Ohio audiences and provided training opportunities for countless developing theatre artists. Every summer, more than 20,000 guests enjoy the Porthouse experience, picnicking with friends and family before enjoying a professional production in our comfortable 500 seat covered outdoor theatre. 

2022 Subscription and Ticket Information

Subscription renewals for current subscribers will be mailed out in early January 2022. New subscriptions will be available for purchase by phone beginning February 1, 2022. Single and group tickets go on sale at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Subscription and Ticket Information

Current Policy on Face Coverings

Porthouse Theatre adheres to the policies and procedures set forth by Kent State University. At this time, those fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear a face covering outdoors on any of our campuses. We strongly recommend that unvaccinated people continue to wear face coverings outdoors, particularly when they cannot maintain safe physical distancing from others.

2022 Season

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors

    June 16 – July 2, 2022

    Book by Howard Ashman
    Music by Alan Menken
    Lyrics by Howard Ashman

    Directed by Terri Kent

  • Godspell


    July 7 – 23, 2022

    Book by John-Michael Tebelak
    Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak

    Directed by Dylan Ratell

  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    July 28 – August 14, 2022

    Book by Kevin Del Aguina
    Music and Lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker
    Conceived by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport

    Directed by Terri Kent
    Choreographed by Martín Céspedes

Featured News

Work At Porthouse