Sometimes real life is stranger than fiction, so it’s no surprise fiction often takes a cue from the lives we lead. Such is the case in Perrysburg Musical Theatre’s production, Hands on a Hardbody.
Broadway star, Tony and Grammy Awards winner, and volunteer advocate for the National Mental Health Association, Jennifer Holliday will come to Toledo for the SWEETDREAMS Gala, held to benefit the Ann Wayson Locher Memorial Fund for HIV Care (The University of Toledo Foundation Fund #2600-344)
Broadway’s most loved hits are filled with music and movement, but show tunes often emphasize the song more than the dance. What if that emphasis was redirected? Find out during the Toledo Ballet’s next performance, Broadway at the Ballet.
From Argentine Tango, to pole dancing, to Latin and ballroom, and more, Paulette’s School of Dance has a diverse rosters of dance and fitness classes. See an array of styles performed by hardworking students during Paulette’s Cabaret Showcase.
Good or bad, every relationship has two sides. Follow the love affair and marriage between an up-and-coming novelist and a struggling actress during the award-winning Off-Broadway musical, The Last Five Years. Told over a period of five years, the musical follows the perspective of both individuals as their love develops. $20. 7:30pm. Friday and Saturday.
Despite Buddy Holly’s short life, he made a deep impact on the world of rock and roll. The award-winning musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story stops in Toledo to take audience members through Buddy Holly’s rise to stardom and tragic, early death. The hit musical features Holly’s biggest hits like “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be The
Head to The Rep Theatre for the second installment in their LGBT Rainbow Series, The Children’s Hour. This classic gay play was written in 1934 centers around an all-girls boarding school run by two women who face rumors of being lovers. Watch as the accusation threatens their careers, relationships, and lives. $12. 8pm. Friday, April
Nate, a gay man who lives in New York, is recovering from his latest breakup, the most recent in a long line of failed connections in his life. Trying to make sense of it all, he begins focusing on astrology— hoping to find an answer to his heartache among the stars. But, as playwright Adam Bock
This month, the Toledo Repertoire Theatre is extending its season, offering audiences the chance to experience three classics in LGBTQ-centric theater. The Rainbow Series at the Toledo Rep kicks off April 6 and runs for three weekends, with presentations of Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart” (1985), Lillian Helman’s “The Children’s Hour” (1934) and Paul Rudnick’s