6702 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102

Season at a glance

Chess 20cropped


Purchase Tickets
JUL 19 - AUG 4

Secrets, lies, collusion and betrayal? Love, courage and loyalty? Checkmate! In this highly acclaimed rock musical, the ancient and distinguished game of chess becomes a metaphor for romantic rivalries and super-power political intrigue as two great chess masters—American and Russian—meet in Bangkok to battle for the world championship at the height of the Cold War. 

Learn More

1776 20cropped


Purchase Tickets
May 3–19, 2019

Long before Hamilton, there was 1776! It’s a long, hot summer in Philadelphia, and the Continental Congress is an exhausted and quarrelsome assemblage, at each other’s throats over the burning question of independence from Great Britain. The nation is on the brink of revolution – if only our founding fathers can agree to sign the declaration! 

Learn More

What's Happening Now at Near West Theatre?