Tag Archives: Theatre – Feature

“A Funny Thing” Happening at the Toledo Rep

Throughout her long and prolific theatrical life, Amy Spalding-Heuring has been followed by the specters of Pseudolus, Marcus Lycus and the other characters from Stephen Sondheim’s legendary 1962 musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.” Spalding-Heuring grew up  in Northwest Ohio and, as a youngster, sang the show’s most famous song,

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

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