At Great Lakes Theater, we understand the importance of creating the perfect group outing and we are here to make it fun, easy and affordable!
If any of the above applies to you, we can create that classic moment your group is sure to remember — while enjoying world-class, professional theater in the heart of downtown Cleveland at Playhouse Square!
Group Ticket Discounts
Enjoy up to 30% off your group visit. We’re talking about group savings of $150 or more on the best seats, along with reduced fees on every seat in the house! And did we mention, students in your group save up to 85% off?
Student & Teacher Discounts
Educational groups save up to 85% off Hanna Theatre performances! Students sit in any seat for just $13 (teachers $25). For A Christmas Carol, students and teachers enjoy any seat for $26. All active students are welcome, including college students.
Receive the best available seating and early access to reservations in advance of the general public with no deposit required. Payment is due just 30 days before the show!
With your purchase of 20 or more tickets, enjoy 1 free ticket on us! That’s in addition to group ticket discounts and perks!
Save more when your group joins us on a Wednesday, Thursday or preview performance (the first Friday of each production) at the Hanna Theatre, and select performances at the Ohio Theatre.
Your group is unique, and your seating options should be too. From traditional to bar stool, to banquette to private balcony box and more…we offer seven dynamic seating options at the intimate Hanna Theatre! View our seating options and maps.
We occasionally offer special pre-show events – such as “Lunch with Santa,” “Couples’ Night,“ etc. – and welcome your group of 10 or more to attend! Contact us to learn more about our special events, or you can plan your own unique event at our theater or nearby partner restaurant.
Arrive relaxed, knowing that parking is waiting for you. We offer FREE bus and motorcoach parking. Parking passes may also be purchased – often at a discount – for everyone else.
Host your event or celebration at the theater before the curtain goes up or after! Enjoy access to the following amenities for your group of 15 or more.
FREE Event Space
Ideal for social parties, speaker engagements or anything in between, groups enjoy no room rental fees for use of our private gathering spaces pre-/post-show. Available spaces include our elegant Hanna Theatre Salon, intimate Hanna Theatre Balcony Deloitte Event Room or comfortable in-theater Hanna Theatre Lounges. For A Christmas Carol visits, enjoy our spacious upper lobby at the Ohio Theatre. Contact us for more information or to tour our theaters and event spaces.
Food and Drink Specials
What’s a night at the theater without food and drink? Select one of our preferred caterers or utilize your own food/drink partners before the show. Want to keep it even simpler? Theater concession/drink vouchers for groups are available for advance purchase.
Gift Shop Discount
When you host a pre-/post-show event with us, enjoy a 20% off discount in our Gift Shop for your guests (excluding CDs and DVDs).
For an added a touch of class, we can arrange pre-paid valet services for you and your guests.
These exclusive add-on experiences are available for any group of 15 or more.
Private Pre-show Discussions
Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturday evenings, Sundays: $5 / $3 per student
Private Post-show Chats
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays: $5 / $3 per student
Private Backstage/Theater Tours
Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturday evenings: $5 / $3 per student
Private Haunted Theater Tours
Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturday evenings, Sundays: $10 / $9 per student
FREE “Secrets of A Christmas Carol”
Sunday, December 1, 2018 only
FREE Experience Enhancement Programming
Join fellow audience members for these public conversations and social events. Learn more.
Plan a special event with us!
We can make your employee party, client appreciation event or business meeting a night to remember — and keep you on budget. Contact us for corporate group ticket reservations and additional corporate offerings, including custom web pages and flyers to promote your outing. Access to custom catering and bar services for your exclusive pre-/post-show gathering is available.
Add entertainment to your employee benefits.
Our “Perks Program” provides businesses, agencies, organizations and their employees and volunteers direct access to order discounted tickets online 24/7. Simply ask the head of your company’s employee/volunteer benefits or office administrator to contact us, and we’ll arrange a discount offer and distribution plan that is appropriate for your company.
Additionally, you can work directly with us to purchase discounted single tickets in quantities of 10 or more – across multiple performance dates – as employee and volunteer appreciation gifts! Gift Cards are available, too.
Tour and conference groups enjoy complimentary leader tickets and FREE motorcoach parking, in addition to our group savings and perks. Also, gain access to FREE or discounted “Group Add-on Experiences,” such as pre-/post-show talks with artists.
Exclusive Senior or Student tour and conference groups are also welcome to attend our discounted weekday Senior and Student Matinee Series. Contact us to learn more.
Non-profit organizations may partner with us to raise funds through our “Classic Acts of Kindness” program. We partner with a limited number of non-profits for each production to offer tickets on select Wednesday, Thursday and/or Friday performances, with up to 50% of the proceeds going directly to support non-profit partner fundraising goals!