Speak Easy

Test Flight: Week 3

Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland, OH (Gordon Square)
Professional Theatre

By: Obediya Jones-Darrell

March 17 - March 19, 2022

Show Description:

Recently unemployed, Bernard drowns his sorrows at the “Speak Easy” when a mysterious guest shakes up a normal night at the bar. Bernard is faced with a tough decision; what is he willing to sacrifice to succeed? Set presently in Cleveland, Speak Easy examines the struggles of the average working person, the entrepreneurial spirit, and what success truly means.

Staff and Cast

Director: Torey Hayward
Musical Director: Obediya Jones-Darrell



7pm Thursday
7pm Friday
7pm Saturday


EVERY TICKET is Choose-What-You-Pay, available online, over the phone, and at the Box Office.

(216) 631-2727

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Health and Safety Guidelines


As we approach a lower rate of COVID-19 transmission in Cuyahoga County per the CDC, vaccinations are strongly recommended but not required for patrons at CPT effective March 1st, 2022.


Ticket holders who have been exposed to COVID-19 and/or are experiencing symptoms are asked to remain at home and contact the box office to discuss flexible options for their tickets.


Masks are required for patrons and volunteers who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 in all areas of CPT.

Masks are optional for patrons, staff, and volunteers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and can provide proof of vaccination at the theatre. If you cannot provide proof of COVID vaccination, you will be required to wear a mask during your visit.

“Fully vaccinated” means that 14 days have passed since either the second shot of a CDC or WHO-approved two-shot vaccine or since the administration of a CDC or WHO-approved one-shot vaccine.


CPT has added ionization to our HVAC system, which is known to reduce risk from COVID-19.


All productions will be ticketed up to full capacity.


Please consider digital ticket delivery for a touch-free experience.


We are following enhanced cleaning and strict disinfection protocols.


We have hand sanitizer available and encourage guests to wash their hands frequently.

Content Advisories

CPT supports new play development, and social justice oriented-theatre. With Test Flight performances, sensitive material may be explored, and content continues to change as the art is developed. Read the summaries below, and for details or additional content, please contact the Box Office at 216.631.2727 x501 or by emailing boxoffice@cptonline.org.


James Levin Theatre
Cleveland Public Theatre
6415 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44102