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Dobama Theatre announces first Mainstage Production of 2014-2015 season

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By Amy Herzog
September 5-October 5, 2014
Preview Thursday, September 4, 2014
Dobama Theatre
2340 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
(216) 932-3396

Dobama Theatre is proud to announce the regional premiere of “Belleville” that is slated to run from September 5 through October 5, 2014. The show is directed by Corey Atkins and features Carly Germany*, Robert Hunter, Llewie Nuñez +, and Matt O’Shea+.

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association
+ Equity Membership Candidate

Doctor Zack and his beautiful new wife are expatriates living in the Bellville section of Paris, France. Theirs is an idyllic life until one day when Abby arrives home early to find Zack not at work and her life begins to unravel during this suspenseful drama.

About the Playwright

Amy Herzog’s plays include AFTER THE REVOLUTION (Williamstown Theater Festival; Playwrights Horizons; Lilly Award), 4000 MILES (Lincoln Center; Obie Award for the Best New American Play), THE GREAT GOD PAN (Playwrights Horizons), and BELLEVILLE (Yale Repertory Theater; New York Theatre Workshop; finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize). She has received commissions from the Yale Rep, Steppenwolf, and Playwrights Horizons. Amy is a recipient of the Whiting Writers Award, the Helen Merrill, the Joan and Joseph Cullman Award for Extraordinary Creativity, and the New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award. She is a Usual Suspect at NYTW and an alumna of Youngblood, Play Group at Ars Nova, and the SoHo Rep Writer/Director Lab. She has taught playwriting at Bryn Mawr and Yale. MFA, Yale School of Drama.

Tickets are $28 regular, $26 senior for Fridays and Saturdays, $25 regular, $23 senior for Thursdays and Sundays. Preview tickets for September 4 are $10. Student tickets are $10 (full-time with a valid ID). Tickets are available by calling the Dobama box office at (216) 932-3396, or by visiting

RUSH tickets, available to patrons 21 & younger, are $5. A limited quantity will be sold nightly no earlier than five minutes before curtain time and will be based on seat availability.

On Sunday, September 7th, Dobama offers tickets on a “pay-as-you-can“ basis. In an effort to remove economic barriers and to make Dobama’s productions accessible to everyone, the first Sunday of every production is “pay-as-you-can“, asking patrons simply to pay what they can afford.

Show dates and times

Thursday, September 4
7:30 p.m.
Preview, all tickets $10

Friday, September 5
8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 7
7:30 p.m.
Pay-as-You-Can Performance

Thursday, September 11
7:30 p.m.

Friday, September 12
8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 13
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 14
2:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 18
7:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19
8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 20
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 21
2:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 25
7:30 p.m.

Friday, September 26
8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 27
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 28
2:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 2
7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 3
8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 4
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 5
2:30 p.m.

Dobama Theatre is generously supported by many individual donors, and the following foundations and government agencies: The Cleveland Foundation, The George Gund Foundation, The Milton and Tamar Maltz Family Foundation, The Harry K. and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation, The David & Inez Myers Foundation, The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation and The Christopher Colombi Memorial Fund.

Dobama Theatre is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this organization with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Dobama Theatre’s mission is to premiere the best contemporary plays by established and emerging playwrights in professional productions of the highest quality. Through educational and outreach programming, Dobama Theatre nurtures the development of theatre artists and builds new audiences for the arts while provoking an examination of our contemporary world.