Providing plays, musicals, youth theatre education and special events to Northeast Ohio since 1930. Located just a half hour’s drive east of downtown Cleveland, Chagrin Valley Little Theatre is one of the nation’s oldest community theatres, offering year-round entertainment at affordable prices.

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The 10-10 Festival: Kids Edition

Original works by Young Playwrights

August 3 - August 19, 2018

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CVLT inaugurates a youth-centered edition of the popular biennial 10-10 Festival of New Plays. Submit scripts by March 2018!

Murder by the Falls 2018

Murder by the Falls: “Sin City”

CVLT's Annual Murder Mystery Fundraiser

September 7 & 8, 2018

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Save the date for CVLT's annual "Murder by the Falls" fundraiser event! Always a big hit, this show puts your team of detectives on the case, with dessert, drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and prizes.

The Mystery of Irma Vep

The Mystery of Irma Vep

by Charles Ludlam

September 21 - October 13, 2018 (no performances Oct. 5 & 6)

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Don Bernardo and Brian Diehl play dozens of characters in this quick-witted, quick-change, vaudevillian spoof of Gothic thrillers.

The Velocity of Autumn

by Eric Coble

October 12 - October 27, 2018

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From Cleveland-native playwright Eric Coble, this drama swirls around Alexandra, an 80-year-old artist in a showdown with her family over where she’ll spend her remaining years.

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater, Book by Doug Wright

November 16 - December 15, 2018

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The Disney hit movie adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairytake comes to life on stage with beloved Menken/Ashman songs and all of your family's favorite characters.

Parallel Lives

by Kathy Najimy & Mo Gaffney

November 23 - December 8, 2018

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With boundless humor, Parallel Lives reexamines the ongoing quest to find parity and love in a contest handicapped by capricious gods— or in this case, goddesses.

Goodbye Charlie

Goodbye Charlie

by George Axelrod

January 18 - February 2, 2019

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Boozy womanizer Charlie has met his demise while escaping from his lover's husband's yacht. Now he's been reincarnated as a woman! Will he squander his second chance?

Dead Certain

by Marcus Lloyd

March 8 - March 23, 2019

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An intricately plotted psychological thriller about a charismatic, alcoholic, out-of-work actor who is hired by a paralyzed ex-dancer to read a play she has written.


Musical TBA

March 22 - April 14, 2019

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We can't announce the title of this Broadway musical until Fall 2018, but we suggest you take a chance on us and reserve a seat now. It's certain to be entertaining!


by Will Eno

April 26 - May 11, 2019

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Middletown is a deeply moving and funny play exploring the universe of a small American town.

The Ladies Foursome

The Ladies Foursome

by Norm Foster

May 31, 2019 - June 16, 2019

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Secrets and confessions unravel over the course of an 18-hole golf game in this funny, fast-paced, heartwarming story.

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Music & Lyrics by Mel Brooks, Book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan

July 19 - August 10, 2019

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“It’s alive!” The monstrously funny stage version of Mel Brooks’ comedy will leave your funny bone in stitches.

A New Brain

A New Brain

Music & Lyrics by William Finn, Book by William Finn & James Lapine

August 2 - August 17, 2019

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In this fresh and eccentric musical comedy, a troubled composer suffers a medical emergency and finds himself visited by his personal ghosts while recovering in the hospital.

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