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Hanna Theatre Fact Sheet

Location:

2067 E. 14th St.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
41° 30' 1" N, 81° 40' 52" W

Purpose:

Designed as a venue for Broadway touring companies; legitimate theater.

Architect:

Chas. A. E. Platt

Interior decoration by Faustino Sampietro

Construction Date:

1921 (John Gill & Sons)

Owner/Manager:

Managed from 1941-1983 by Milton Krantz.

Owned by T. W. Grogan Co. since 1958.

Architectural Style:

Described as Italian Renaissance, it actually combines Roman, Greek, and European Baroque designs.

Opened/Closed:
  • Opened - March 29, 1921
  • Closed - 1989
  • Reopened (renovated)- September 20, 2008
Cost:
  • Original - $xxx
  • Renovation - $14.7 million
Seating Capacity:
  • Original - 1535
  • Restored – 550
Hanna Theatre in 1948

At left:The Hanna Theatre Marquee on August 9, 1948. View image.