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Date(s) - 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020
All Day

Playhouse Square/Cleveland


The Stage Managers’ Association of the United States is pleased to announce the first National Stage Management Conference to be held in October 2020 in the Idea Center and facilities of Playhouse Square.

The weekend will include a pre-party and tour of the PHsq on Friday Night, Panels and discussions all day on Saturday and Sunday morning.  Followed by a wrap up and national meeting of the Stage Managers’ Association of the United States.

Hosted in conjunction with Playhouse Square and Ohio Valley USITT, there will also be technical theatre sessions for designers and technicians, the Ezekiel Design and Technical Theatre Display and Awards and opportunities to engage and attend the performance of a Broadway Tour performing in Cleveland’s Palace Theatre

.With numerous fine restaurants and hotel accomodations nearby this is an opportunity that stage managers, SMA, USITT members and those who are not, need to be sure to put on their calenders now.

Home to the second largest concentration of live theatre in the country, the Idea Center, Great Lakes Science Center, Westside Market, Jack Casino, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  This could also be combined with a family away trip.