• Forever Plaid

    "The Plaids created a warmly interactive musical evening …It was a lovely show. Recommended for all ages.” – Cool Cleveland. Beck Center kicks off the 2014-2015 season with this heavenly hit musical. Through Oct. 12 / Mackey Main Stage

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  • Babes In Arms

    Special Engagement! Join us for this spirited "In Concert" presentation that features hits such as "Where or When, " "The Lady is a Tramp" and "My Funny Valentine" / In collaboration with The Musical Theater Project and KSU / Thurs., Sept 18 / Mackey Main Stage

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  • Spotlight

    Tickets are on sale now for the event of the season! Beck Center's Spotlight pARTy is Saturday Oct 18. Expect an exciting evening of art, entertainment, and delicious food and much more. Proceeds benefit Beck Center programming and Financial Assistance for students.

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  • [title of show]

    [title of show] - yes, that is the title - is the funny story of two struggling writers on their journey as they race against a deadline to write a musical comedy about writing a musical for an upcoming theater festival. "Wonderfully enjoyable! Smart, funny and tuneful.” – Daily News Oct 10 - Nov 16 / Studio Theater
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  • Something Dada

    Have a blast with Cleveland's longest-running improv troupe on Saturdays in our Studio Theater. Tickets on sale now for their 20th anniversary show, Sat. Oct 25. General admission tickets are only $12.

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  • Mary Poppins

    Believe in the magic of Mary Poppins at Beck Center this holiday season! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
    Dec 5 - Jan 4 / Mackey Main Stage

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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.


We invite you to take a look at our award-winning classes, programs, and lessons in dance, music, theater, visual arts, early childhood, outreach, and Creative Arts Therapies  - and hope you are inspired to discover your inner-artist. Beck Center has also been named "Best of the West" in Dance/Theater Instruction since 2008.

Exceptional theater ... delightful escape! Subscribe today to the 2014-2015 and save up to 30% and get the best seats in the house! Individual tickets, Flex Passes, and Youth Theater tickets are on sale now.

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Forever Plaid

Forever Plaid - webShow times are 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 3pm Sundays Mackey Main Stage INDIVIDUAL TICKETS & FLEX PASSES ARE ON SALE NOW. Three subscriptions packages are available - get the best seats in the house and … Read More

Spotlight Party

Spotlight_Website_LogoSATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 Spotlight pARTy The second annual Spotlight benefit will be Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Beck Center for the Arts. The benefit is taking a bit of a turn this year: from Spotlight Gala … Read More

Hispanic Heritage Exhibits

Despierta Boricua - Gabriel Gonzalez Two exhibitions: Hispanic Heritage Exhibit and Esperanza! will celebrate Hispanic Cultural Heritage Month from September 5 through October 5 Beck Center for the Arts and the Hispanic Cultural Center* present the third annual Hispanic Heritage exhibit, September … Read More

Babes in Arms – In Concert

Babes in Arms LogoSPECIAL ENGAGEMENT! Thursday, Sept 18 at 8pm / Beck Center's Mackey Main Stage Sunday, Sept 21 at 2pm / Kent State University, E. Turner Stump Theater TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 1! Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Lorenz Hart Book by … Read More

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9.11.14 Title of Show SlideShow times are 8pm Fridays & Saturdays, 3pm Sundays Studio Theater "DELECTABLE ENTERTAINMENT." - NY Times “Wonderfully enjoyable! Smart, Funny and tuneful." - Daily News Music and Lyrics by Jeff Bowen Book by Hunter Bell Directed by Scott Spence Musical Direction by … Read More

A Journey with Clara

clara croppedA Journey with Clara to the Land of the Sweets Sunday, November 23 at 1pm and 3:30 p.m. $15 per student - tickets on sale early October This is a fundraiser to support our dancers who are traveling … Read More

Moving Freely

CAT_Moving_Freely_LogoBeck Center Creative Arts Therapies presents Dance for Individual with Parkinson's Adults with Parkinson's disease are invited to find freedom through movement with another adult dance partner - spouses, adult children, friends or neighbors. Participants are … Read More

2014-2015 Youth Theater Season

Mr Toad logoTICKETS ON SALE NOW! Beck Center for the Arts proudly presents its 2014-2015 Youth Theater season that includes the first revival of a play that debuted at Beck Center 2006, a classic story for children … Read More

Mary Poppins

Poppins Edit UPDATELOCALLY PRODUCED PREMIERE! Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays Mackey Main Stage INDIVIDUAL TICKETS & FLEX PASSES ON SALE. Three subscriptions packages are available now! Get the best seats in the house, receive … 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