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Two communities join together for an all-inclusive, dressy-casual evening to benefit Chagrin Valley Little Theatre.

Our star-studded gala pays tribute to community theatre, and to the role Chagrin Valley Little Theatre plays as an anchor in our region.  Proceeds from the gala benefit evening will be used to continue the renovations of CVLT’s Main Stage Theatre building, providing a continuing asset to art and businesses in the area.

at Chagrin Falls Township Hall

5:30 – Your all-inclusive Broadway Comes to Chagrin evening begins with valet parking and check-in at Chagrin Falls Township Hall.  

Enjoy a variety of bites, beer and wine as you start your evening mingling in Township Hall with friends, notables, theatre buffs, and CVLT actors as the excitement begins to build.

Explore and get to know Chagrin Valley Little Theatre. Enjoy more beverages and bites while checking out the River Street Theatre building’s costume and scene shops, and visiting the stage for a sneak peek of CVLT’s next River Street show. Immerse yourself in CVLT history with a stop in the Sear's River Room, above the Main Stage Lobby.

Live Auction & Gala Performance of Smokey Joe's Cafe 

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Featuring a Star-studded Broadway Line-up and Select Local Talent

8:00 – It’s time to settle in to your seats in the Main Stage Theatre for CVLT's exciting live auction and Light the Lights Challenge!  Bid on the amazing experiences, then lift your paddle even higher as we raise crucial funds to complete the renovation of CVLT's Main Theatre Building. Then enjoy CVLT's own gala performance of Smokey Joe’s Cafe as the songs of legendary hitmakers Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber come to life in this Rock and Roll musical revue.  Packed with memorable tunes like, Hound Dog, Love Potion #9, On Broadway and Stand By Me, you will leave the theatre humming!

After-Glow Party

10:00 – Enjoy the After-Glow Party with Pastries and Prosecco along with a "Meet and Greet" of our guest star performers back in Township Hall.


Please call the box office today. Tickets are limited. 440-247-8955

VIP On Stage 

Looking for that absolutely unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you, a friend, a spouse or a client? Experience theatre like never before from your seat on-stage. A select number of these seats are available for you to be in the middle of it all. Take in the show from your unbelievable vantage point inside Smokey Joe's Cafe! Create a memory that will last long after the final curtain call.  This opportunity is very limited. Reserve your seats today.


Premiere Tickets

Your Premiere ticket assures you one of the best seats in the house for this star studded performance. Tickets are limited. Reserve your seats today.


Patron Tickets

A select number of rear orchestra seats may be available for this special Gala performance. However, due to the overwhelming demand of VIP On Stage and Premiere tickets, we can not guarantee availability.


In the Press

Tap into the latest news about Broadway Comes to Chagrin.

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Award-winning playwright Sean Chandler takes you behind the scenes in his new podcast. 

This March, Corey and Casey Cott visit with Sean to talk about all things Broadway and the common thread of Chagrin Falls, Ohio.


The excitement is building.

“We are especially proud to announce our honorary chairs, Corey and Casey Cott, who plan to be with us for the Gala event,” said Gary Gottfried, gala chairperson, in a news release. “These brothers raised in the Chagrin Valley are thrilled to be coming home to support CVLT.

Coming Soon

Come back to hear more!

Chagrin Valley Little Theatre is one of the oldest continually operating community theatres in the state of Ohio. Our mission is to enrich the cultural life of the Chagrin Valley and Northeast Ohio.  CVLT fosters a love of theater and provides training for young performers in its Youth Theatre program.  Learn more. . .