Porthouse Theatre

Fall picture from Porthouse and photo of Terri Kent October November 1, 2020 Dear Porthouse Friends and Family, I wish I was greeting you from the stage at the theatre rather than in a letter.  Unfortunately, we are at the whim of this virus, and at the mercy of our great scientists as they search for a safe and effective vaccine.  I wanted to reach out and give you an update.  All we know for...

Porthouse Academy students Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Porthouse Theatre has decided to cancel all of its educational programs for the summer of 2020, including the High School Shadow Program, the Porthouse College Academy, and the Porthouse International Academy. Porthouse Theatre looks forward to resuming its education programs in the summer of 2021. For further...

Aerial photo of Porthouse Theatre In accordance with the order of Ohio Department of Health director Amy Acton, M.D. to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19, Porthouse Theatre regretfully announces the cancellation of its 2020 season, scheduled for June 11 – August 9, 2020. As a result of this difficult decision, the productions of Little Shop of Horrors, BKLYN, and West...

Terri Kent and Porthouse Theatre My Dearest Friends and Subscribers, I can’t imagine a summer without you. More importantly, I can’t comprehend a world without you and that is why we are cancelling the Porthouse Theatre 2020 season. It breaks my heart to share this news as you all mean so much to me. When I say, at each curtain speech, that “YOU complete our work and the...

Fabio Polanco as Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce that Porthouse Theatre was recognized by the Cleveland Critics Circle Awards in multiple categories for the 2019 Season. Congratulations to associate professor Fabio Polanco who was recognized as Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Miguel de Cervantes/Don Quixote in Man of La...

Fabio Polanco as Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha Porthouse Theatre is thrilled to be recognized by the Cleveland Critics Circle for achievements during the 2019 season. Fabio Polanco, Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Miguel de Cervantes/Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha Martín Céspedes, Best Choreographer for Man of La Mancha Terri Kent, Honorable Mention for her direction of...

Aerial view of Porthouse Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will present its 52nd season during the summer of 2020 with "Little Shop of Horrors," "BKLYN the Musical," and "West Side Story." Directed by Porthouse producing artistic director Terri Kent, "Little Shop of...

Fabio Polanco, Genni Lis Padilla, Thom Christopher Warren Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will present its 51st season during the summer of 2019 with "Man of La Mancha," "Tintypes," and "The Music Man." Directed by Porthouse producing artistic director Terri Kent, Man of La Mancha opens June...

Image from Porthouse Porthouse Theatre is thrilled to be the recipient of multiple honors for achievements during the 2018 Season. This year, Porthouse Theatre was recognized with awards in multiple categories by Cleveland SCENE magazine, the Cleveland Jewish News, and the Cleveland Critics Circle. Scene Magazine Producing Artistic Director Terri Kent, Best...

Aerial view of Porthouse Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will present its 51st season during the summer of 2019 with "Man of La Mancha," "Tintypes," and "The Music Man." Directed by Porthouse producing artistic director Terri Kent, "Man of La Mancha," opens June...