DOBAMA THEATRE’S MISSION IS TO PREMIERE
THE BEST CONTEMPORARY PLAYS BY ESTABLISHED & 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.


tHe Marilyn Bianchi Kids' playwriting festival

A Dobama tradition, the festival enters its 38th year of producing plays written by kids!  Hundreds of plays are submitted by students in Cuyahoga County. Dedicated to the memory of Marilyn Bianchi, the festival was the nation’s first of its kind, helping kids celebrate the fun andjoy of live theatre! 

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EVENTS LISTING

Get a full list of all upcoming Dobama Theatre events including mainstage productions, special events, fundraisers, staged readings, education programming, and more.

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"Take the risk with us. Feel welcome.
We're all in this together. We all own it all."

— Donald Bianchi, Founding Artistic Director, Dobama Theatre