The Actor’s Collaborative Toledo presents “Lilian”

The late Lillian Hellman is remembered for many things— her impressive dramatic talents, writing the 1939 dramatic play The Little Foxes, the far-left sympathies that got her blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, her romantic relationship with Dashiell Hammett, the author of detective novels like The Maltese Falcon, who was later arrested for

The 10th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays at the Tree City Playhouse

Could you tell a story in ten minutes? Don’t worry, you don’t have to, but the actors at Tree City Playhouse will. During their 10th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays, members of the community theatre programming effort of the Sylvania Community Arts Commission (SCAC) will present original works from the Tree City Playhouse’s 2016 playwriting

The Village Players Theatre introduces the musical Putting it Together

What happens when a planned evening goes haywire? The Village Players Theatre introduces the musical Putting it Together. The story of a married couple’s dinner party that gets interrupted by an unexpected guest. This devilishly witty, offbeat and zany comedic commentary is sure to make a memorable impression. And the music is catchy too. Directed

The oldest theater in Michigan’s new look

After a yearlong renovation, The Croswell Opera House in downtown Adrian is reopening its doors. Jere Righter, artistic director, said the renovations were aimed at making the theater, built in 1921, viable as a 21st-century producing theater while preserving its historic character. Changes include a the addition of a second, studio theater, new public spaces,

Glacity Theatre Collective to perform provocative play Marjorie Prime

It’s the future. Technology has advanced to the point where artificial intelligence and holographic technology can summon a lifelike recreation of someone who has long since passed away. What would the implications be on the real people left behind? How much of your past would you be willing to revisit? These tantalizing questions lie at

The Ohio Theatre to show A League Of Their Own

The Ohio Theatre is featuring the 1992 hit motion picture A League Of Their Own. During World War II, two sisters decide to join the first All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, despite their rivalry with each other. Starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Rosie O’Donnell and Madonna. Directed by Penny Marshall. 7-10pm. Saturday, May

Toledo Ballet weaves contemporary parables with Tales of Grimm

Ballet suffers from the same image problem that a lot of classic arts do in the modern age— people think they don’t move fast enough. We’re a fast-paced society, too interested in our phones. But modern ballet includes elements of raw emotional power coupled with dramatic and intense allegories speaking to a higher truth. Modern

The Waterville Playshop presents the Fiddler on the Roof

Home is where the heart is, as the Waterville Playshop introduces their rendition of Fiddler on the Roof, the heartwarming tale of Tevye, a Jewish farmer raising his lovelorn daughters during pre-revolutionary Russia. When their village is threatened and they are all forced to move, Tevye must find a way to keep his family together

The Black Swamp Players present The Dixie Swim Club

Getting old typically means gaining weight, and we’re not just talking about your body. As you age, concerns get heavier, and those adolescent weekends spent walking on air start to feel impossible. See five Southern women, who became fast-friends three decades ago on a college swim team, learn how to let things go so they