Karamu House

Designation: Professional

Average Ticket Prices: $20 - $45

Phone: (216) 795-7070

Performance Address:
Karamu House
2355 East 89th Street
Cleveland, OH 44106

Mission Statement

The mission of Karamu House is to produce professional theatre, provide arts education, and present community programs for all people while honoring the African-American experience. Our vision is to be a premier professional theatre producing socially-relevant entertainment, while delivering innovative, culturally responsive arts education programs and services for life-long learners.

Current and Upcoming Shows

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
October 7 - 31, 2021

Black Nativity
December 2 - 24, 2021

The Mountaintop
February 11 - March 6, 2022

American Moor
May 6 - 29, 2022

Previously Produced Shows

The Wiz
May 29 - June 21, 2015

Julius Casar Set in Africa
August 1 - 16, 2015

Dreamgirls
September 17 - October 11, 2015

Black Nativity
December 4 - 27, 2015

Detroit '67
February 5 - 28, 2016

God's Trombones
April 29 - May 22, 2016

Blues in the Night
September 9 - October 2, 2016

Rasheeda Speaking
November 4 - 20, 2016

Sister Act
December 2 - 30, 2016

Repairing a Nation
February 9 - 26, 2017

You Can't Take It With You
April 20 - May 7, 2017

SImply Simone
September 14 - October 8, 2017

The Lake Effect
November 2 - 26, 2017

A Holiday Jazz Revue at Karamu
December 1 - 17, 2017

Sassy Mamas
February 2 - 25, 2018

The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God
March 16 - April 8, 2018

Passing Strange
May 10 - June 3, 2018

Letters From Zora
June 14 - 24, 2018

SImply Simone
July 18 - August 5, 2018

Day of Absence
October 25 - November 18, 2018

Black Nativity
November 29 - December 30, 2018

Two by Tens
February 14 - March 10, 2019

The Velocity of Autumn
March 28 - April 21, 2019

Aida
May 23 - June 16, 2019

Paradise Blue
September 26 - October 20, 2019

Rasheeda Speaking
October 31 - November 24, 2019

Black Nativity
December 5 - December 29, 2019

Sassy Mamas
January 30 - February 23, 2020

Freedom on Juneteenth
Friday, June 19, 2020 (Online)

Infinite Hope
January 18 - 24, 2021 (Online)

The Impact of Shuffle Along
February 1 - 28, 2021 (Online)

Greenwood: An American Dream Destroyed
June 17 - July 11, 2021