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Performing Arts Guide (2018-2019)

A guide for students, faculty, and community members interested in using library and other resources in preparation for attending or as a follow-up after enjoying a CSU student performance.

Violet (The Musical)

Violet Musical

About the Musical

Music: Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics & Book: Brian Crawley

Director: Holly Holsinger

Details: This multi-award-winning musical follows a scarred woman who embarks on a cross-country bus trip to be healed by a minister... discovering the true meaning of beauty along the way. Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts.

Friday, November 9, 2018 – DINNER AND A SHOW. $25.00 packages by pre-reservation only in collaboration with Elements Bistro on Euclid. Pre-reservation only through Playhouse Square. No walk ups. For details CLICK HERE.

Performance Dates: November 8 - 18, 2018 at the Allen Theatre Mainstage

Playhouse Square Event Page:​

Violet Broadway Cast

For more information ...

To order tickets, call 216-241-6000. You can also purchase online at

The Playhouse Square Ticket Office is located in the State Theatre lobby and is open Monday-Sunday from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours vary for evening performances and will also vary during the summer months.


$15 General Admission
$25 Dinner and a Show (for specific dates only* - limited availability, no walk-ups)