Cain Park ticket office residents day is June 1

Residents waiting for their number to be called in the ticket buying line at the 2018 Residents Day at the Cain Park Ticket Office.

The Cain Park ticket office opens to Cleveland Heights residents on Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the sale of tickets to the 2019 season from a specially held block of seats. The ticket office will open to the general public on Tuesday, June 4, noon to 9 p.m.

Residents need to bring a photo ID and two proofs of current residency (e.g., mail, utility bill, current CH Rec ID) to register with staff outside the main ticket office. After registering, each resident will get a number that represents his or her place in the ticket-buying queue. Or, residents can fill out a ticket-order form and leave it with staff to be filled at the end of the day, if seats are still available.

The Tony Award-winning "Ragtime" kicks off Cain Park’s 81st season, on June 14.

Appearing for the first time at Cain Park are Grammy-winning musical artists Ani DiFranco (June 13), Air Supply (July 28), and India.Arie Aug. 15). The Robert Cray Band, Marc Cohn, Blind Boys of Alabama, and Shemekia Copeland take the stage on June 18. Grammy-winning legends Dionne Warwick (June 22), Lyle Lovett and His Large Band (July 24), Judy Collins (Aug. 10), and Chris Botti (Aug. 16) return by popular demand. The Musical Theater Project will explore a new generation of musicals on July 17, and those that are “Just for Laughs” on Aug. 7.

The Cain Park Arts Festival, rated among the top 200 festivals in the country, takes over the park July 12–14. Five Dollar Movies begin with "Singin’ in the Rain" on June 26 and end with "A Star is Born" (2018) on Aug. 17. Alma Theater will host its first Heights Arts Haiku Death Match on Aug. 3. For a complete schedule, go to

Cain Park is partnering again with The Wine Spot for this season’s Wine Tastings, starting with “American Blends” on the opening night of "Ragtime," June 14, and running through August. Call the ticket office (216-371-3000) to buy tasting tickets ($10 per person), or go online to Ticketmaster. Last year’s wine tastings sold out, so purchasing tickets in advance is strongly suggested.

This year, the free parking shuttle will run for all evening ticketed events. Ticket holders can park at Cleveland Heights City Hall (40 Severance Circle), and take the shuttle to the park. The shuttle will operate beginning one hour before, and up until, a performance begins,  and up to one hour after the performance ends.

Ksenia Roshchakovsky

Ksenia Roshchakovsky is the public relations/marketing manager for Cain Park.

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