Memorial Opera House Selected for Funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund in 2016

By: Memorial Opera House Last Updated: July 1, 2016

MOH-Aint-Misbehavin-2016Memorial Opera House is thrilled to announce that they have been selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund.

Cleveland Freelance Players, made up of talents Trinidad Snider, Tina Denise, Caron Wykle, Warren Egypt Franklin, and Anthony Williams will present the classic Fats Waller Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ on Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th . A talk back with the actors and actresses will be presented after the Friday performance.

Arts Midwest Touring Fund engages people in meaningful experiences with the fine arts of dance, music, theater, and other performing arts forms. Inter-state touring and the engagement of professional artists is central to the work of Arts Midwest. Arts Midwest Touring fund is a program of Arts Midwest, generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional contributions from the Crane Group and General Mills Foundation.

“Arts Midwest is proud to support Memorial Opera House in their upcoming engagement of Cleveland Freelance Players. Arts events like this not only provide uplifting experiences for audiences, they also create meaningful jobs for those employed in the arts industry – thus amplifying the effectiveness of our funding.” says Arts Midwest Executive Director David J. Fraher.

Other community events will include a Lunchtime Cabaret on Wednesday, August 3rd at 1:00pm with a theme “Women in MoTown” featuring Snider, Wykle and Stump.