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Cleveland Gaming Expo

Oct. 10th & 11th


Gaming brings people together like nothing else. Video games, board games, card games, pinball, live-action RPGing - not only are they all awesome activities, but they’re the best way to meet friends, compete, and maybe even learn something about yourself and your buddies.

We're bringing together the most passionate gamers, game developers and organizations who support gaming in Cleveland and across the region for an an all-ages celebration of all things gaming! Showcasing video game competition and development; board-game fandom; plus films and panels about video gaming. Check it out below and register today!  

WHEN Oct. 10th & 11th, 2015

WHERE Gordon Square Arts District (Near West Theater, Near West Loft Space, Detroit Shoreway Pop-Up Businesses, The Capitol Theater)

WHO Produced by Games Done Legit Entertainment in partnership with the Cleveland Film Commission and Destination Cleveland.

Cleveland Gaming Expo 2015 (Tickets/Info: ClevelandGamingExpo.com)

October 10 & 11 | Gordon Square Arts District

Main Expo | $12 Online / $15 In-Person

Main Expo + Nintendo Quest | $20

Competitions | $5 PER Entry



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Near West Theatre's

2015-2016 Season

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Near West Theatre's 2015-16 Season!
Join us for our first full season in our new building with FOUR shows remaining in our FIVE show season: Scrooge! the Musical, Godspell, Show Boat, and Assassins! For the dates and details about each of these amazing shows, click here.

2014-15 Season Recap
Hair had an amazing run as the final show in our 2014-15 season! Five of our shows were sold out, and the feedback has been positive. You can learn more about Hair actors Devon Turchan (Claude) and Taylor Sue Nagy (Crissy) in these great interviews by LandofCleve!

What an incredible run of Shrek the Musical in our new home in the Gordon Square Arts District! It was truly wonderful to share our new space with a full house at almost every show.

Thank you to everyone who celebrated the opening of our new theater with us! Each event brought new faces and old friends together. We're delighted to have such a wonderful community! Read about and see our Open House here, our Dance Party here, our Benefit Gala here, and our Cleveland International Film Festival documentary here and here.

For photos and updates on all things Near West Theatre, "like" us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter (@NearWestTheatre) or visit our Social Media page. See also recent coverage by The Plain Dealer, Channel 5 and Cool Cleveland.