In observance of Rosh Hashana The J will CLOSE early on Wednesday, September 20 at 5:00 pm and will be CLOSED all day on Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, September 23. Questions? please call 216.831.0700. ext. 0. Best wishes for a healthy and happy New Year! Please note racquetball courts will REOPEN on Thursday, September 28.
26001 S. Woodland Rd.
Beachwood, OH |
(216) 831-0700
Today's Hours:
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 5 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
PlaymakersYouth Theatre


Rachel Zake
Director of Youth Performing Arts Programs

Rachel recently returned home to Cleveland after living and working in Los Angeles for five years. She also spent time in Madrid, Spain teaching English. During her time in Los Angeles, she worked as an actor and had roles in “This is 40” and “Grey’s Anatomy”. Rachel also published a novel, Two People are Coming out of a Building and is working on her second book. 

Erin Moran

Assistant Director of Francine and Benson Pilloff Family Performing Arts Camp
Erin Moran was born and raised in Amherst Ohio and studied Communications and Theater at Saint Mary's College of Indiana, where she was active in the campus theater company as an actor and director. She spent most of her summers at Camp Ideas, of Lorain Ohio, and gained experience working with children on different ranges of the autistic spectrum. Erin has been involved in Cleveland-area productions as both an assistant director and production assistant. She also starred in the web series "The Conners" produced and directed by John Baumgartner.

For more information about Playmakers Youth Theatre classes, auditions or productions, please call the box office at (216) 831-0700, ext.1230 or e-mail

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