Backstage Productions Inc.

Music of the Great American Songbook and More!

Thank you for taking the time to stop by now and I hope you will continue to visit. I’m excited you’ll be able to keep track of what we are doing and where we’re playing. Also, check out our CDs, and even Listen to some cuts.

Be sure to check out the Latest News below to stay informed of new and special events.        

TITANIC THE MUSICAL: For three weekends in April, Don will have the pleasure of playing Captain E. J. Smith, in the Cassidy Theater production of the Tony Award Winning Broadway spectacular, “Titanic the Musical”. The show made its debut in 1997 and was the winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Musical Score. Please make it a point to come see one of these performances and watch Don in a completely different form of entertainment than his typical night club vocals. You’ll also have the pleasure of watching and listening to a talented cast of local entertainers as they present to you the most iconic maritime tragedy in history. The shows are listed on the calendar page which also includes a Google Map of the theaters location. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the Box Office at: 440-842-4600.

CHECK IT OUT: To read what people have to say about us, go to the Endorsements page and scroll through the various comments. We’d love to hear from you, too!

NOTE: There are occasional errors, and omissions, in newspaper listings of our performances. Always check our Calendar page for accuracy. We never want to miss a chance to see you.

When using the Calendar, place your cursor over the event for more details. Click any event for even more information including a map to the event!

Latest News

Bratenahl Place Bistro

We will be on a hiatus until February or March of 2017 as Bratenahl Place completes some renovations. As soon as we book another date, we will post it here and on our calendar page. Thanks for your patience.

SUMMER CONCERTS – Hope to see you at these events!

Although there may still be some additions to the list below, our Summer Concert Series has filled up nicely. Check our calendar page for locations and a map to these places and come see us.

Painesville Gazebo – Wednesday, June 14 – 6:00 – 8:00

After a four year lay-off, we’re back at Painesville Gazebo located in the picturesque square in the heart of Lake County. Please join us for our return to this wonderful location.

Walnut Beach Park – Ashtabula – Sunday, July 9 – 4:00 – 6:00

Join us for our third year at this great location right off Lake Erie. A picnic atmosphere with a full concession stand awaits you.

Wickliffe Recreation Center – Worden Road – Wednesday, July 12 – 6:30 – 8:30

Join us in the park setting behind the Recreation Center on Worden Road for some music, hot dogs, popcorn and fellowship.

Saybrook Township Park – Ashtabula – Wednesday, July 19 – 7:00 – 8:30

This will be our first time at this location so we hope to see all our friends there as we meet and greet some new ones.

Chagrin Falls Triangle – Thursday, July 27 – 7:00 – 9:00

One of Northeast Ohio’s gems is Chagrin Falls. Join us as we perform for our third consecutive year at this great location.

City of Berea – Coe Lake – Friday, July 28 – 7:30 – 9:00

As a BW grad, this location is one of my favorites. Come join us at this beautiful setting.

Chesterland Gazebo – Wednesday, August 2 – 7:00 – 9:00

Our second year here at this location in the heart of Geauga County. We look forward to seeing you there.

St. Robert and William Festival – Euclid – Sunday, August 13 – 2:00 – 5:00

More than just one of our outdoor Summer Concerts, come and enjoy the church festival as well as listen to some good music. Have fun with us and with all the other attractions.

Conneaut D-Day Concert – Friday, August 18 – 6:00 – 8:00

This will be our seventh year being a part of this weekend reenactment of one of the most significant moments in American History, the WWII invasion of Normandy which was the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. This D-Day

Parma Heights Gazebo – Sunday, August 20 – 6:30 – 8:30

Situated in a park setting next to the library and near the Cassidy Theater, this is always a fun concert with enthusiastic Parma and Parma Heights residents. Please join them, and us, for this concert.


Are you looking for something special, something beyond the night club, wedding or country club entertainment? Ask us about these shows: AMERICAN PRIDE: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION —– COME DANCE WITH ME —– THE GREAT AMERICAN SONG BOOK & MORE —–

Guarino’s in Little Italy

The absolute best patio in all of Little Italy can be found at one of the oldest run restaurants in the neighborhood, Guarino’s. Located at 12309 Mayfield Road, Guarino’s provides free valet parking, great food, great atmosphere and several times during

Laurentia Winery in Madison (We are back for their season)

Come join us at this gem of a Winery located in Northeast Ohio’s wine country. We have booked the entire season from October 2016 through March of 2017. Come see us on one of these Saturday dates: October 22nd, November