Tag Archives: Theatre

The Rep’s Fun Home celebrates lesbian graphic novelist Alison Bechdel

Toledo loves love— and equality— so it’s no surprise that The Toledo Rep chose to debut Fun Home, the true story of lesbian graphic novelist Alison Bechdel, author of the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. Bechdel took seven years to finish her graphic novel, in part due to her time-intensive artistic process of photographing

Audition for The Rep’s “A Christmas Carol”

Now that summer is winding down, are you starting to think about Christmas? Well, if you want to star in Toledo Rep’s A Christmas Carol, then you better. The Rep is looking for passionate performers to play the roles in this timeless tale following Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation from hating the jolly holiday, to

The Toledo Rep Performs Fun Home

Based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel, The Toledo Rep brings the pages to life with their rendition of Fun Home. Things get personal, as the play is reminiscent of Bechdel’s childhood, her memories at her family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, and her understanding of her own sexuality. The production addresses unanswered questions of her early years

The “Ragtime” Melting Pot

If it’s possible for a stage show to be timeless and incredibly timely all at once, that show might be Ragtime. Originally staged on Broadway in 1998, the musical weaves together multiple narratives to tell interlocking stories of the American experience in the early 20th century.

Parental Advice Takes the Stage

It’s already a stressful day for Olivia and Gabe. They’ve just moved across the country to a new apartment in Chicago— the first time they’ve lived together. They’re struggling to get everything unloaded into their new place. And then, suddenly, the parents show up.

Buskers Take Over Levis Commons

Local performers fill the sidewalks of Levis Commons at Buskers on the Boulevard, as every Sunday during September, street performers will showcase their raw skills for tips. From singing to dancing and guitar playing to hula hooping, there’s a diversity of entertainment anyone can enjoy. Interested in performing? Fill out a sign-up sheet online. 4-6pm