Film Notes – May 2022

Pay no attention to the singing behind the curtain!
“Weeee’re off to see the Wizard…” If you kept singing the rest of that tune after reading that, then we have an event for you. As part of its monthly Free Musical Movie Night, the Children’s Theatre Workshop will host a special singalong screening of the 1939 family classic The Wizard of Oz on Friday, May 6. The film will be screened in a social environment, so feel free to talk and sing as the beloved story rolls! Admission is free, though donations are accepted and pizza will be served to anyone who reserves a dinner through the Workshop website. 6pm. Ohio Theatre,
3112 Lagrange St. 419-244-5061.

The Symphony Strikes Back
Fans call it the greatest of all the Star Wars movies. The Toledo Symphony Orchestra calls it an epic concert. The Stranahan Theater will play host to The Empire Strikes Back in Concert Wednesday, May 4, as the Symphony performs the entirety of John Williams’ legendary score, live, while the film plays in the background. Williams’ score was nominated for an Academy Award, one of 52 Oscar nominations that the composer has received. $30-70, standard tickets; $15-35 child/student. 7pm. 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. 419-246-8000.