2019 Season | Porthouse Theatre | Kent State University

Current Season

Man of La Mancha

Man of La Mancha

June 13 - 29, 2019

Porthouse presents the powerful and simultaneously hilarious and heartbreaking musical inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' masterpiece Don Quixote. Featuring songs such as "Dulcinea" and "The Impossible Dream," "Man of La Mancha" follows the journey of a dying old man determined not to abandon his ideals or passion.



July 4 - 20, 2019

Nominated for multiple Tony Awards, "Tintypes" is a collection of snapshots of America's last Age of Innoncence prior to World War I. Written by Gary Pearle, Mary Kyte, and Mel Marvin, "Tintypes" features patriotic and ragtime classics such as "The Yankee Doodle Boy," "Stars and Stripes Forever," "Meet Me in St. Louis," "America the Beautiful," and "You're a Grand Old Flag." 

The Music Man

Meredith Willson's The Music Man

July 25 - August 11, 2019

"The Music Man" is the funny and romantic story of fast-talking salesman Harold Hill. When Hill arrives in River City, Iowa to con the townspeople and hurry off with their money, he doesn't count on falling for the town librarian in the process.