Funded by The PEGS Foundation and The Akron Community Fund – Arts and Cultural Grant, the $5 Bucks Series is an important component of WRP’s stated mission to to engage, inspire, entertain, and challenge audiences, by celebrating the essential power of theatre created by local artists.

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Past Performances:

Dive into a festive theatrical treat with the Western Reserve Playhouse's two-night special on November 17 & 18, 2023. For just $5.00, witness the revival of our beloved stage reading...

Beyond Therapy explores Prudence and Bruce, Manhattanites seeking a stable romantic relationship, who each place a personal ad in the newspaper. Their first meeting proves to be disastrous and the...

A Lesson from Aloes is a 1978 play by South African playwright Athol Fugard. Set in 1963 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, this important play gives a compelling portrait of...

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,...