Our theatres remain closed to the public. All events and programming are held virtually.

Still We Rise | A Virtual Benefit for Karamu House

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Cleveland's Juneteenth Freedom Fest

Saturday, June 19, 2021

America's Oldest Black Producing Theatre

Give to the Karamu House Annual Fund

Upcoming Events

Greenwood: An American Dream Destroyed

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Cleveland's Juneteenth Freedom Fest

In partnership with Downtown Cleveland Alliance and Ingenuity Cleveland, Karamu House proudly presents Cleveland's inaugural Juneteenth Freedom Fest -- bringing Karamu House to Cleveland's center stage for the first time in history. The event is FREE and open to the public.

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Community Events

Oberlin College graduates Russell and Rowena Jeliffe opened the Playhouse Settlement in 1915 to offer a place for people of different races, religions, and economic backgrounds to come together through the arts. Today, Karamu House brings together thousands of adults and children every year through community programming and events.

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Arts Education

Karamu House brings together adults and children (of all races and ages) together every year through its arts academy and education programs, including dance, drama and theatre, and vocal performance. The Karamu Arts Academy provides fall and spring semester classes, as well as a summer intensive program. Karamu also partners with local schools and organizations to bring arts education into their programs.

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