Playhouse Square’s Gina Vernaci takes the stage at Holiday Spectacular!

Gina Vernaci joined Playhouse Square in 1984 and grew from an intern with the two-theater organization to executive producer overseeing programming in 11 performance spaces, with responsibility for more than 1,000 shows. Gina will be joining in all the holiday fun at the Connor Palace Theatre on November 27 when she takes the stage as […]

Shining Star CLE Vocalist to Debut at Holiday Spectacular

Alexandra Newman has been a finalist in the Shining Star CLE singing competition for the last two years. She is a junior at Western Reserve Academy where she is involved as a chief ambassador, leadership, drama, musical theater, choir, the honors dance program, and the Thespians society. She will be making her debut with the […]

Daniel Emmet sparkles in the spotlight at Cleveland Pops (Nov. 5)

Given the venues that Daniel Emmet is used to performing in, Severance Music Center must have felt like quite the culture shock. The classical crossover vocalist, a 2018 finalist on America’s Got Talent, has entertained crowds at places like Caesars Palace, Staples Center, and Angels Stadium. But that didn’t mean that Emmet was any less excited […]

Season Opener: Daniel Emmet

As the Cleveland Pops Orchestra prepares for their 22-23 season opening concert on November 5 at Severance, Maestro Carl Topilow sat down with Daniel Emmet for a special interview to discuss what guests can expect at the concert.