• Mothers and Sons

    Regional Premiere! Don't miss this story about the transformative nature of forgiveness and the evolving definition of family by Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally. Oct 9 - Nov 16 | Studio Theater Purchase Tickets

  • After Party

    Join us Saturday, Oct. 24 at Hyland, creator of OnBase, for great night of food, dancing, drinks and more at the Spotlight After Party. Proceeds benefit Beck Center programming.

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  • The Spitfire Grill

    Audiences and critics are raving! "Charming...it doesn't get better than this" - Westlife; "It was definitely and 'A+' show." and "The Spitfire Grill was superb!" - Audience members
    Through Oct 18 | Mackey Main Stage

    Tickets on Sale Now!

  • A Little Princess

    Beck Center Youth Theater opens its 67th season with this children's classic story of generosity, imagination, and hope. Nov 5-8 | Mackey Main Stage
    Dream Big Today!

  • Support Our Arts & Culture

    Renewal of the Arts & Culture Levy on November 3 would mean no increase for taxpayers, simply a continuation of the current penny-and-a-half tax per cigarette. Learn About This Important Issue

  • Beck Apparel

    Look stylish and support Beck Center with our new line of apparel for children, teens, and adults. Proceeds benefit Beck programs, Dance Alliance and Theater Alliance.


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!

Exceptional Theater | Delightful Escape! Individual tickets, Subscriptions, and Flex Passes for the 2015-2016 Professional Theater Season are on sale now!

2015-2016 Theater Season Fall Semester 2015 CatalogSupport Beck Center 2015-16 Youth Season

Latest News & Updates

Greater Cleveland – Ray Neubert

Neubert_SquareGREATer Cleveland! Painting & Mixed Media by Ray Neubert October 9 through November 5 | Jean Bulicek Galleria   Beck Center is pleased to welcome artist Raymond Neubert as he makes his Cleveland debut, October 9 – November … Read More

Broadway Connection Master Class Series

Fall2015_MasterClass_SquareMondays: Oct. 12, Nov. 9, 2015 and Mondays, Apr. 11 and May 16, 2016 Sponsored by Theater Alliance of Beck Center (TABC), our parent volunteer organization Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a series … Read More

Spotlight After Party

Spotlight_After_Party_Square Saturday, October 24 | 9:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Hosted by Hyland, creator of OnBase - Building 3 28105 Clemens Road | Westlake | $50 Although Beck Center's 3rd annual Spotlight dinner & program tickets are limited, the … Read More

Support our Arts & Culture

Issue_8_Square VOTE FOR ISSUE 8 on November 3! Not a tax increase. Cuyahoga County voters decided to invest in our community when they passed the historic Arts & Culture levy in 2006. This penny-and-a-half per cigarette tax … Read More

Mothers and Sons

Mothers_Sons_TEXT_SquareREGIONAL PREMIERE October 9 – November 15, 2015 | Studio Theater Show times 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays Written by Terrence McNally Directed by Sarah May Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Post-show talks … Read More

A Little Princess

A_Little_Princess_SquareNovember 5 - 8, 2015 | Mackey Main Stage 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov 6 | 3 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Nov 7 & 8 STUDENT MATINEE*: 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov 5 Adapted by June Walker Rogers From the story … Read More

2015-2016 Theater Season

Mary_Poppins_SquareArtistic Director Scott Spence Announces the 2015-2016 Season, his 25th season with Beck Center! Click here for the recent article about Scott by Plain Dealer theater critic Andrea Simakis. The 2015-2016 season contains many titles yet … Read More

Beck Center Apparel

Apparell_Artsline_Square New & Improved Beck Center Apparel Store! Show your Beck Center pride and look stylish with a wide selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, pull-over and zip hoodies, fleece vests, hats, backpacks, tote bags - and more! Three … Read More

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Make A Difference! Beck Center for the Arts invites you to experience the arts and make a difference at the same time by becoming a volunteer! As a nonprofit organization, we rely on civic-minded individuals, … Read More