Join the CaBARet Ensemble at Western Reserve Playhouse to hear your favorite novels come to life with live music. Featuring acts from famous books turned to musicals, Book to Broadway is an introductory theatre experience where patrons can mingle amongst themselves and enjoy the bar being open throughout the show. Look forward to bringing books such as Alice in Wonderland, Jane Eyre, and Tuck Everlasting to life. ...

WIT is Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play takes place during the final hours of Dr. Vivian Bearing, a university professor of English, dying of ovarian cancer. The play examines what makes life worth living through an exploration of one of our greatest unifying experiences―mortality―while also examining the vital importance of human relationships. As the playwright herself puts it, “The play is not about doctors or even about cancer. It’s about kindness, but it shows...

John & Jen is a musical with music by Andrew Lippa, lyrics by Tom Greenwald, and a book by Lippa and Greenwald. It is a two-person show about the relationships first between a brother and sister, John and Jen, and then between Jen and her son, also named John. The musical opened Off-Broadway in 1995 and was revived Off-Broadway in 2015. ...

The Weir is a play written by Conor McPherson in 1997. The play takes place in a rural Irish pub and revolves around reminiscences and banter. After a few drinks, the group begin telling stories with a supernatural slant, related to their own experience or those of others in the area, and which arise out of the popular preoccupations of Irish folklore: ghosts, fairies and mysterious happenings. ...

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. Some of the show's elements were derived from works of Anton Chekhov including several character names and sibling relationships. Critics praised Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike as a humorous...

Death and the Maiden is a 1990 play by Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman. Set in an unnamed country that is, like the author's native Chile, emerging from a totalitarian dictatorship, the play explores the after effects of repression on hearts and souls....