Time Stands Still
Sept 6-Oct 6, 2013
A young photo journalist and foreign correspondent return to Brooklyn after an emotionally and physically scarring stint in the Middle East. What will it take to rediscover peace and harmony within their lives?
Oct 25-Nov 23, 2013
An irreverent and candid look at sexuality and the difficulties that arise when people realize they have choices between hetero-, bi-, and homo-sexuality.
The Big Meal
Dec 6-Jan 5, 2014
Five generations sit at a restaurant table over the span of 80 years as their ancestral history unfolds. Beginning with the first meeting of a young couple and concluding with a visit from their great-grandchild this work deals with the issues that affect all families with tenure.
January 24 - February 23, 2014
Two losers have made camp behind the local coffee shop discussing women and Bukowski, occasionally breaking into song. Evan (who works in the shop) arrives and attempts to get rid of them only to be caught up in their trip as they attempt to teach him everything they know.
Made In America
March 7 - April 6, 2014
Two combatants finally meet face to face after months of phone negotiations. Esther is a savvy sales rep and Barry a buyer working for a manufacturing company. As they attempt to finalize the negotiations thie “cat and mouse” game steers into dangerous ground. All is not as it seems in this world premiere written by Dobama Artistic Director Emeritus Joel Hammer.
April 25 – May 25, 2014
All great couples are the sum of their in-laws and friends. This is a love story about Anna (an Ivy League poetry scholar) and Sean (an Irish personal Trainer) who are the most unlikely of perfect couples. Their story is told through the eyes of their extended network of family and friends. Separated by geography and culture, eventually all segments come together as a unit of support.
Tickets are available by calling the Dobama box office at (216) 932-3396, or by visiting www.dobama.org.
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 8, 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.
Dobama Theatre is generously supported by many individual donors, and the following foundations and government agencies: The Cleveland Foundation, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, The Cyrus Eaton 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 Ohio Arts Council, and Roe Green Foundation. 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.