Elf the Musical Graces Two Stages

If you love the film Elf, enjoy two opportunities to see the story performed on stage. The Toledo School for the Arts will perform Elf Jr. The Musical, which tells the story of Buddy, a boy raised at the North Pole, as an elf who finds his way to New York City. The comedy has

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Tree City Playhouse and the Sylvania Community Arts Commission present It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. In a 1940s broadcast-style live performance, the show promises to bring the time period to life in its depiction of the main character’s existential crisis. For those who are not familiar with the classic film, George Bailey

Nutcracker Nights at the Ballet Theatre of Toledo

Artistic Director Nigel Burgoine of the Ballet Theatre of Toledo brings the classic holiday ballet to life. The Nutcracker, a tale of a toy that comes to life, fights a rat king, and finally takes the protagonist to a magical, doll-filled kingdom, rings in the season at The Valentine Theatre. $25-$40. 7pm on Friday, November

16 Years of Humbug—Paul Causman in Toledo Rep’s Carol

When the Toledo Rep’s production of A Christmas Carol takes to the stage at the Valentine Theatre on November 30, it will mark the 16th year that veteran actor Paul Causman will portray Ebenezer Scrooge. Well, actually the 17th year. But Causman himself doesn’t count the first one. It was back in 1987 when Causman–then

My Best Self Circus with Bird’s Eye View

Bird’s Eye View Circus Space is showcasing talent from their students and teachers with My Best Self Circus. It will be an evening of ground acrobatics, daring aerial acts, and dance performances, all of which are geared toward pushing people to, as their name indicates, be their best selves. The theme is all about self-improvement,

14th Annual ArtsX at BGSU

Behold the beauty of art made by students, faculty and alumni of Bowling Green State University at the 14th Annual ArtsX. The holiday showcase features musical, theatrical and dance performances, including live exhibits, demonstrations, hands-on activities and artists booths for artwork sales. This year, Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, is the featured act. Events

The Nutcracker with the River Raisin Ballet Company

Take a trip to Monroe for the River Raisin Ballet Company’s performance of The Nutcracker. More than 90 dancers make this Christmas favorite come to life with snowy scenes and sugarplum fairies. River Raisin Centre for the Arts has been described as an incredible place to see ballet, making it well worth the road trip.

Shall We Dance?

T.H.E. Modern Dance Company began in January 2018 when directors Allie Batey and Ashley Hill put their heads together to meet a need Toledo’s dance community has had for years – an inclusive company for professionals and beginners alike. T.H.E. (Toledo’s Human Experience) is geared toward adults, often serving as a way for dancers to

Wood County Historical Museum Recreates Orson Welles Broadcast

Practical joker and then radio announcer Orson Welles caused a minor panic for listeners of his live reading of the science fiction novel, War of the Worlds on-air in 1938. With tensions in Europe at an all time high, America was already on edge with the real threat of another World War, and listeners called