Porthouse Theatre. School of Theatre and Dance

Mathew Blasio, an Honors College junior musical theatre major with a dance minor from Cleveland, Ohio, completed an internship during the summer of 2019 with Woodstock Playhouse in Woodstock, New York. During the summer, he acted in four productions: “Mamma Mia!,” “Newsies,” “Hair,” and a version of...

The crew at Kent State’s Costume Shop are hard at work creating costumes for Porthouse Theatre’s production of “9 to 5.” On a morning in early June, the Costume Shop at Kent State University’s Center for the Performing Arts was filled with sounds—sewing machines buzzing, radio blasting, women chattering and laughing. With less than a week to go before Kent State’s Porthouse Theatre opened its 49th season with the musical “9 to 5”—based on the hit 1980...

Porthouse presents "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash" Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will continue its 48th season with “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.” The production is presented in collaboration between CATCO and Porthouse Theatre. Directed by Steven C. Anderson, “Ring of...

Porthouse presents "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash" Kent, OH ­– Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theater on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, was recently honored by the Cleveland Critics Circle with several awards for accomplishments during the 2013 season. The Cleveland Critics Circle Awards recognize outstanding Cleveland area productions, performers, directors...