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ACT brings classic monologues to Facebook

The artists at Actors Collaborative Toledo (ACT) have seen their planned 2020 productions delayed by months thanks to the intervention of COVID-19, but the spirit of the performer still lives— on Facebook. The ACT Monologue Project is a series of posts on the ACT Facebook page where actors from ACT productions post videos of themselves

The Village Players Present “Bedroom Farce”

Four different married couples of varying ages, three different bedrooms that the characters meet up in and two days of events in the story make for one hilarious and insightful play. The Village Players and director Nancy Wright present Alan Ayckbourn’s classic Bedroom Farce. This British comedy examines the differences between young and old couples,

Toledo Voices series kicks-off with “Peanuts and Crackerjacks”

The Toledo Rep once again shines a spotlight on area playwrights’ unproduced works with its Toledo Voices series. These performances present a new play in a staged reading in front of an audience for the first time. Leading off this year is “Peanuts and Crackerjacks,” F. Scott Regan’s farce about a hard-luck minor league baseball

[title of show] to be performed by Cutting Edge

A new production of the unique and off-center staging [title of show] will debut at Nederhouser Community Hall on March 12, courtesy of Toledo’s theatrical risk takers Cutting Edge Theatre Company. The show, written by a pair of New York artists, went on to a successful Off-Broadway and Broadway run, garnering Obie and Tony award

The Lion King Musical Returns to Toledo

Debuting on Broadway in 1997, director Julie Taymor’s spellbinding production of Disney’s animated classic The Lion King has thrilled audiences on its way to becoming the highest-grossing musical of all time. Get ready, the national tour of Lion King is coming soon to Toledo for three weeks. If you haven’t seen it before, now is

DRUM TAO Performs at Stranahan Theater

You have never seen a performance quite like DRUM TAO, a group of male and female performers from Japan that combine percussion, dance and a variety of cultural influences to create a feast for the eyes and ears. The group’s previous North American tours have been wildly successful, and the current tour, DRUM TAO 2020,