Weathervane Playhouse

Weathervane Playhouse Weathervane Playhouse is Northeast Ohio's premier Community Theater, located in Akron.
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Mission

To enrich quality of life and engage the community through theatre and education. Vision

Weathervane shall be one of the foremost community-based playhouses in the country that serves a region through theater as evidenced by:

Consistent excellence in high caliber, diverse, challenging theater productions that compel our community to attend, participate in, and discuss the ideas and huma

n conditions that are presented on our stages. The enthusiastic commitment of hundreds of volunteers who devote their time, talent and treasure in a uniquely rewarding environment. Exceptional educational programming for both children and adults that provides essential life skills through stage skills. Financial stability that reflects both our market value and intrinsic civic worth through maximization of earned income and diversified, robust contributed income. Its place as a community treasure that has a profound effect on peoples’ lives. Core Values

Excellence
Volunteerism
Respect
Openness
Accountability
Diversity
Collaboration
Fun!

Join us this winter for our new adult class, Acting for the Camera, taught by TV and movie actor Jarid Faubel! This clas...
12/21/2023

Join us this winter for our new adult class, Acting for the Camera, taught by TV and movie actor Jarid Faubel! This class requires no prior experience and welcomes all ages 18 and up!
Register at https://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/ww23

If you're looking for a last-minute gift idea, Weathervane offers coupon books of tickets that you can use for any of th...
12/19/2023

If you're looking for a last-minute gift idea, Weathervane offers coupon books of tickets that you can use for any of the remaining shows in our 89th Season, including our 8x10 TheatreFest, "The Prom," "Aida," and "Something Rotten." You can also give the theatre lover in your life a gift card, redeemable for tickets or any of our adult or youth classes.

We had another fantastic weekend of our S0LD 0UT run of "Elf the Musical."  Photo by Dale D**g Photography
12/18/2023

We had another fantastic weekend of our S0LD 0UT run of "Elf the Musical."

Photo by Dale D**g Photography

Director Richard Morris, Jr. is looking for additional ensemble members for "Aida."
12/16/2023

Director Richard Morris, Jr. is looking for additional ensemble members for "Aida."

Director Richard Morris, Jr. is looking for additional chorus members for "Aida" Seeking 3 male-presenting Caucasian performers 5 male-presenting African American performers 3 female-presenting African American performers Contact Richard Morrris at [email protected] for more informati...

Congratulations to Tyron, who also teaches Acting for Adults here at Weathervane Playhouse!
12/14/2023

Congratulations to Tyron, who also teaches Acting for Adults here at Weathervane Playhouse!

NEW ADULT CLASS ALERT!!Join us this winter for our new class, Adult Tap! This class focuses on the basics of tap and is ...
12/13/2023

NEW ADULT CLASS ALERT!!
Join us this winter for our new class, Adult Tap! This class focuses on the basics of tap and is excellent for beginners! So whether you're getting ready for an audition or wanting to impress your friends with your sweet dance moves, this class is for you!
Register at https://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/ww23

Congratulations to the cast of Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida." https://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/events/elton-john-...
12/11/2023

Congratulations to the cast of Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida."

https://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/events/elton-john-and-tim-rices-aida

ELTON JOHN AND TIM RICE’S AIDA February 22 – March 17, 2024 Music by Elton John Lyrics by Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang Directed by Richard Morris, Jr. Winner of four 2000 Tony Awards, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty, and b...

We couldn’t be prouder to partner with this incredible organization! congratulations on your S0LD 0UT show!
12/11/2023

We couldn’t be prouder to partner with this incredible organization! congratulations on your S0LD 0UT show!

Coming this December 10th to Weathervane Theatre in Akron, Ohio, we welcome you to join us for our improvised holiday comedy show! Filled with Improvaneers f...

Calling all toddlers!We have the perfect activity for right before (or after!) your nap time!2-3 and 4-5 year olds can s...
12/08/2023

Calling all toddlers!

We have the perfect activity for right before (or after!) your nap time!

2-3 and 4-5 year olds can sing, dance, and act their way to self discovery.

Sign up today for our Wed (9:30am) or Thurs (4pm) Broadway Babes and Broadway Tots classes!

5 week sessions in January!

"Elf the Musical" returns for another weekend of S0LD 0UT performances tonight! Photo by Dale D**g Photography
12/07/2023

"Elf the Musical" returns for another weekend of S0LD 0UT performances tonight!
Photo by Dale D**g Photography

Reminder: auditions for "Aida" start tonight, and some slots are still available.
12/04/2023

Reminder: auditions for "Aida" start tonight, and some slots are still available.

February 22 - March 17, 2024 Director - Richard Morris, Jr. Music Director - Ed Ridley Choreographer - Nehemiah Spencer Stage Manager - Kelly MJ Andrews Auditions are Monday, December 4, Tuesday, December 5, and Wednesday, December 6, 2023. Weathervane uses all volunteer performers. There are no Act...

"Elf the Musical" returns for four more shows this weekend! Several tickets have become available for tonight and Thursd...
11/30/2023

"Elf the Musical" returns for four more shows this weekend! Several tickets have become available for tonight and Thursday the 14th. Get them while you can by calling 330-836-2626 or by going to weathervaneplayhouse.com

Photo by Dale D**g Photography

Need a Stocking Stuffer? Give the gift of theatre education! Check out all of our upcoming winter workshop classes inclu...
11/29/2023

Need a Stocking Stuffer? Give the gift of theatre education! Check out all of our upcoming winter workshop classes including our new WEEKDAY adult and kinder classes! 🌲🎁

Congratulations to the cast, crew, and creative team of "Elf the Musical" on an outstanding opening weekend.  A few tick...
11/27/2023

Congratulations to the cast, crew, and creative team of "Elf the Musical" on an outstanding opening weekend. A few tickets remain for our morning shows on December 5 and 13. Every other performance is completely S0LD 0UT!

Photo by Dale D**g photography

Break a leg and happy OPENING NIGHT to the cast, crew, and creative team of "Elf the Musical." We have sold every last t...
11/24/2023

Break a leg and happy OPENING NIGHT to the cast, crew, and creative team of "Elf the Musical." We have sold every last ticket to our evening and afternoon run, but some tickets remain for our 10 am performances on December 5 and 13. Call 330-836-2626 or go to weathervaneplayhouse.com for tickets for these daytime performances.

Photo by Dale D**g Photography

The banner is down and being signed. That means we are in tech and the cast and and crew are hard at work getting ready ...
11/19/2023

The banner is down and being signed. That means we are in tech and the cast and and crew are hard at work getting ready to open soon.

It's one week before we open "Elf the Musical," so let's meet the final group of artists working on the show! We'd tell ...
11/17/2023

It's one week before we open "Elf the Musical," so let's meet the final group of artists working on the show! We'd tell you to get your tickets, but we're nearly S0LD 0UT for the entire run!

Let's meet some of the creative team bringing "Elf the Musical" to you this holiday season! There are currently less tha...
11/14/2023

Let's meet some of the creative team bringing "Elf the Musical" to you this holiday season! There are currently less than 80 single tickets remaining for the entire run. If you plan on attending, call 330-836-2626 or go to weathervaneplayhouse.com to get your tickets before they are gone.

As we get ready to head into tech, let's meet some more of the fantastic artists who will be bringing "Elf the Musical" ...
11/13/2023

As we get ready to head into tech, let's meet some more of the fantastic artists who will be bringing "Elf the Musical" to Weathervane this holiday season! There are now fewer than 100 tickets remaining for the entire run. You can get your tickets by going to weathervaneplayhouse.com

Congratulations to the cast of "8x10: The Eileen Moushey TheatreFest!"
11/10/2023

Congratulations to the cast of "8x10: The Eileen Moushey TheatreFest!"

AUDITION FOR THE FESTIVAL 8X10: THE EILEEN MOUSHEY THEATREFEST New 10-minute play festival January 11 – 21, 2024 Created and first produced by Eileen Moushey -- a longtime Weathervane Playhouse volunteer, actor, board member, and donor -- Weathervane's 8x10 TheatreFest is a new-play festival in wh...

Mark your calendars! Our newest venture - the Weathervane Musical Theatre Company (WMTC) will be performing their premie...
11/10/2023

Mark your calendars! Our newest venture - the Weathervane Musical Theatre Company (WMTC) will be performing their premiere showcase on January 14th at 7pm. Please come support these talented students from across Northeast Ohio and hear our vision for the future of this exciting pre-professional training program!

With just over two weeks before we open, let's meet some more of the outstanding artists who will be bringing you "Elf t...
11/09/2023

With just over two weeks before we open, let's meet some more of the outstanding artists who will be bringing you "Elf the Musical" this holiday season! Tickets are going fast, but there are still some seats for the additional shows we added on December 21 and 22. You can get your tickets by calling 330-836-2626 or by going to weathervaneplayhouse.com

We open three weeks from today, so let's meet some more of the fantastic artists who will bring you "Elf the Musical" th...
11/03/2023

We open three weeks from today, so let's meet some more of the fantastic artists who will bring you "Elf the Musical" this holiday season. Last year, we sold out the entire show two weeks before we opened, and it looks like we just might do that again, as there are now fewer than 200 tickets remaining for the entire run. You can get your tickets by calling 330-836-2626 or by going to weathervaneplayhouse.com

Announcing auditions for Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida." https://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/news/announcing-audition...
11/03/2023

Announcing auditions for Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida." https://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/news/announcing-auditions-elton-john-tim-rices-aida

February 22 - March 17, 2024 Director - Richard Morris, Jr. Music Director - Ed Ridley Choreographer - Nehemiah Spencer Stage Manager - Kelly MJ Andrews Auditions are Monday, December 4, Tuesday, December 5, and Wednesday, December 6, 2023. Weathervane uses all volunteer performers. There are no Act...

We are slightly over three weeks from opening "Elf the Musical."  Let's go ahead and meet some of the artists who will b...
11/01/2023

We are slightly over three weeks from opening "Elf the Musical." Let's go ahead and meet some of the artists who will bring all the "sparklejollytwinklejingly" to you this holiday season. Get your tickets now because this show WILL sell out (currently, fewer than 400 tickets remain for the entire run). Call 330-836-2626, or go to weathervaneplayhouse.com

What a perfect snowy day to announce our WINTER WORKSHOPS 2024! These 5 week sessions are packed with exciting opportuni...
11/01/2023

What a perfect snowy day to announce our WINTER WORKSHOPS 2024! These 5 week sessions are packed with exciting opportunities including new adult, kinder, and WEEKDAY classes January 6th through February 8th. Secure your spot today by visiting our website! ❄️

The eight finalists have been chosen for 8x10: The Eileen Moushey TheatreFest! Thank you to the over 130 entrants from a...
10/30/2023

The eight finalists have been chosen for 8x10: The Eileen Moushey TheatreFest! Thank you to the over 130 entrants from around the globe, and congratulations to the finalists!

8X10: THE EILEEN MOUSHEY THEATREFEST New 10-minute play festival January 11 – 21, 2024 Created and first produced by Eileen Moushey -- a longtime Weathervane Playhouse volunteer, actor, board member, and donor -- Weathervane's 8x10 TheatreFest is a new-play festival in which we select and present ...

Our classes have been full of Spooktacular Costumes! 🎃👻
10/28/2023

Our classes have been full of Spooktacular Costumes! 🎃👻

Have you signed up for our 3 week ADULT ACTING workshop yet? Secure your spot for this awesome opportunity! 🎭
10/26/2023

Have you signed up for our 3 week ADULT ACTING workshop yet? Secure your spot for this awesome opportunity! 🎭

Address

1301 Weathervane Lane
Akron, OH
44313

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 10am - 5:30pm
Thursday 10am - 5:30pm
Friday 10am - 5:30pm

Telephone

(330) 836-2626

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