Porthouse Theatre

Porthouse Theatre continues its 48th season with “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.” The production is presented in collaboration between CATCO and Porthouse Theatre. (Photo credit: Jerri Shafer) Collaboration with Columbus’ CATCO brings the music of a legend to the Porthouse stage  Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, continues its 48th season with “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.” The production is presented in collaboration between CATCO and...

When singer Deloris Van Cartier (Colleen Longshaw) witnesses a murder, she ends up in the last place she imagined: a convent. Porthouse Theatre open its 48th season with the regional premiere of "Sister Act." Based on film starring Whoopi Goldberg, production will have audiences raising their voices Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 48th season with the regional premiere of “Sister Act.” Directed by Porthouse Executive Producer Eric van Baars,...

When singer Deloris Van Cartier (Colleen Longshaw) witnesses a murder, she ends up in the last place she imagined: a convent. Porthouse Theatre open its 48th season with the regional premiere of "Sister Act." Based on film starring Whoopi Goldberg, production will have audiences raising their voices Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 48th season with the regional premiere of “Sister Act.” Directed by Porthouse Executive Producer Eric van Baars,...

Porthouse Theatre presents Footloose Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will conclude its 48th season with “Footloose.” Directed by Porthouse producing artistic director Terri Kent, “Footloose” opens July 29 and runs through August 14. A preview performance will take place...

Porthouse opens 2016 season with Sister Act Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 48th season with the regional premiere of “Sister Act.” Directed by Porthouse executive producer Eric van Baars, “Sister Act” opens June 17 and runs through July 2. A preview performance...

Amy Fritsche was honored for her portrayal of the title character in Porthouse Kent, OH – Local theatre critics recently honored Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s summer professional theatre, for achievements during the theatre’s 2015 season. The theatre’s 2015 productions were recognized in multiple categories including acting, directing, musical direction, choreography, and costume and scenic design. ...

Entrance to Porthouse Theatre Spend your summer at Porthouse! Every year, Porthouse Theatre welcomes dozens of professional and student designers, technicians, and staff, who along with actors and musicians, comprise the Porthouse Theatre company.  WORK FOR PORTHOUSE THEATRE IN 2016 Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2016 and has positions open in company...

Hairspray, 2015 Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will celebrate its 48th season with productions of “Sister Act,” “Ring of Fire,” and “Footloose.” Directed by Porthouse executive producer Eric van Baars, “Sister Act” opens June 17 and runs...

Hairspray, 2015 It's time to raise your voice and raise the roof for Porthouse Theatre's 2016 Season! SISTER ACT JUNE 16 - JULY 2 Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Glenn Slater Book by Cheri Steinkellner & Bill Steinkellner Additional Book Material by Douglas Carter Beane Based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture "Sister Act" written by Joseph Howard...

Porthouse Theatre Kent, OH – Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s summer professional theatre, recently held its inaugural Porthouse International Academy. Sixteen students and one faculty member from South Korea’s SangMyung University participated in the comprehensive theatre experience. During the three-week long academy, running July 12 - Aug. 3,...