“La donna e mobile” is perhaps the most famous single piece in all of opera, despite the fact that it is frequently presented out of context. The tune, a bouncy aria performed by the Duke in Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Rigoletto, has been utilized in everything from movies to spaghetti commercials. But within the original show,
The lesser-known story of an astronomer named Henrietta Swan Leavitt is the focus of the playwright Lauren Gunderson’s Silent Sky, which will make its Toledo debut on Friday, January 12 as part of the Valentine Theatre Studio Series.
For 13 years, Phil Barone— better known in Toledo as the owner of Rosie’s Italian Grille, Rosie’s Rolling Chef, and the and president of the Toledo Food Truck Association— has wowed and entertained audiences at the Crescent Tavern in Put-in-Bay with his performances emulating the late, great Jim Morrison. Backed by the Maxx Band and performing
Mark and Mike Kersey— the twin brothers whose evocative and enchanting paintings have wowed Toledoans for decades under the name “Mr. Atomic”— are two of the most endearingly offbeat and eccentric personalities of the Glass City art scene.
Actors Collaborative Toledo (ACT), known for more unconventional, outside-the-box kinds of Glass City theatrical productions, presents a December event for a more traditional audience. Christmas with ACT will showcase three short plays, an evening of holiday cheer scheduled December 9 at Pam’s Corner on 10th St. Jeffrey Albright, president of ACT, says the event is