Thursday, April 12, 2018 6:30 PM
Cedar Lee Theatre
2163 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
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Parking: Metered parking is available on surface lots and in the garage behind the theater. Free evening parking is available in the lot on the corner of Cedar Road and Edgewood Road.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:10 PM
At seven years old, Sammy Davis, Jr. outshined the great Ethel Waters in the 1933 musical comedy “Rufus Jones For President.” The Harlem-born entertainer already had years of experience by then, touring the country with his father and godfather, Will Mastin. The group continued to play together into the 50s, but Sammy was the standout. He began to work solo, starring in films and Broadway musicals. Eventually, he joined the legendary Rat Pack, becoming close friends with Frank Sinatra. Regardless of his amazing talent, being a black entertainer during such a racially volatile time was extremely difficult. No matter what...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:30 PM - 10:03 PM
An amazing cast of actors adorns this charming comedy about prize-winning playwright Nate (Flight of the Conchords Jemaine Clement) who has lost his mojo, his agent, and then his wife and home. Forced to move in with his father Bob (Elliott Gould), Nate has some real soul searching to do. But first he has to fold some towels for the residents of his father’s retirement community. Ever the comedian, Bob keeps his friends in stitches with his jokes centering on the travails of hapless “Zimmerman,” but Nate fails to see artistic merit in such humor. Director Sam Hoffman, who started...