• Tickets On Sale Now!

    Beck Center's 2018-19 Season is filled with signature eclectic titles that include classics, a regional premiere, and the eighth collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Musical Theater program.

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  • Smart Seats

    Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to offer the popular Smart Seats® program. Smart Seats at a Smart Price. Tickets on sale now!

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  • An Act of God

    REGIONAL PREMIERE! This exceptionally witty comedy delivers a new meaning to the phrase divine intervention. In An Act of God, the Almighty (played by Mike Polk Jr.) is back and he's got a lot to say.

    Sept 14 - Oct 7 | Mackey Theater

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  • Fall Semester

    Fall in love with the arts! The semester begins September 5th and registration is open now!

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  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    Winner of five Tony Awards®, including Best Play, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is considered one of the masterworks of American drama, with dazzling language and unforgettable characters.

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  • Spotlight

    Experience arts through the ages at our sixth annual Spotlight fundraising gala benefiting dynamic arts education and performance programming. | November 10, 2018

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Welcome to Beck Center

Beck Center for the Arts is more than a non-profit organization that combines professional theater with arts education. We create art experiences. We are committed to creating art experiences as individual as the people we serve with eclectic performances to suit many tastes, education opportunities for all ages and abilities, community outreach programs, and free art exhibitions. We believe that the arts can be transformative and strengthen our community.


Beck Center offers over 200 award-winning classes, programs, and lessons in dance, music, theater, visual arts, early childhood, outreach, and Creative Arts Therapies, serving 3,000 students each week. We invite you to discover your inner-artist at Beck Center. We have been named "Best of the West" in Dance/Theater Instruction since 2008.

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An Act of God

An_Act_of_GodShowtimes are 8 p.m. Friday & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays | Mackey Theater REGIONAL PREMIERE! Written by David Javerbaum Directed by William Roudebush Featuring Mike Polk Jr. as God Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Buy Early … Read More

Halloween Spooktacular: A Sensory-Friendly Arts Experience

Halloween_Spooktacular_SquarePresented by Beck Center Creative Arts Therapies | Beck Center Music & Dance Building Parent/adult participation is required. Admission is free for all ages, but registration is required by Friday, October 12. Join us for a sensory-friendly … Read More

Who’s Afraid of Viginia Woolf?

Virginia_WoolfShow times are 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays | Studio Theater Written by Edward Albee Directed by Donald Carrier Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Buy Early & Save! Use code COCKTAIL when … Read More

$10 Smart Seats®

Smart_Seats_SquareSmart Seats at a Smart Price. Tickets on sale now! Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to offer the popular Smart Seats® program introduced by Playhouse Square. The program offers Beck Center guests the chance … Read More

2018-2019 Theater Season

1819_Professional_theater_SquareBeck Center’s 85th Theater Season includes a regional premiere, blockbuster family-friendly musicals, and one of theater’s most memorable couples for 2018-2019! Individual Tickets, including Smart Seats®, on sale now! Season Tickets and Flex Pass Packages on sale … Read More

2018-19 Youth Theater Season

1819_YT_Season_Square Our 2018 – 2019  season brings back a bunch of familiar favorites: a new version of a classic and beloved children’s story (Cinder-Ella), a visit to the criminal side of Nursery Rhymes (Law & Order: … Read More

Spotlight 2018

2018_Spotlight_Square             Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 6 PM | Tickets on Sale Now!    VENUE: Grays Armory, 1234 Bolivar Road, Cleveland, Ohio 4Experience arts through the ages at our sixth annual Spotlight fundraising gala benefiting the dynamic … Read More

Something Dada Improvisational Comedy

Something Dada Logo Need a laugh? We've got your back!  Join us for an evening of laughter with Something Dada, Northeast Ohio's longest-running improvisational comedy company. For over 22 years Something Dada has been entertaining audiences with their offbeat brand … Read More