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Revealing untold stories

Playwright Lauren Gunderson spotlights women whose roles in shaping history have been minimized or dismissed, and she does it again in the comedic fantasy, The Revolutionists. Set in the late 18th century during France’s “Reign of Terror,” the show focuses on four women— a playwright, a spy, an assassin and a queen— who all bring

Black Swamp Players presents “Psych”

Just your average comedy about murder, slapstick and insanity, Wisconsin playwright Lisa Rowe’s farcical play, Psych, tells the story of a renowned psychiatrist who has been framed for murder, and whose life begins to unravel as he tries to seek help from a fellow shrink. Full of dark humor and cracking dialogue, Rowe’s show is

Holy Toledo Tavern Introduces Comedy Series

A night of laughs comes to the Holy Toledo! Tavern with an installment of the Holy Toledo Comedy Series on November 16. Emceed by Toledo’s own Jon Ruggiero, the event will see sets performed by two outrageously funny performers: Featured performer Sophie Hughes out of Boise, Idaho, and the headline act, veteran Toledo comedian Keith

Ears to Sherlock at the Toledo Rep

An off-kilter take on the classic detective, presented by the Toledo Rep, beginning October 25, with the production of Michigan playwright David MacGregor’s satirical Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear. Featuring appearances by famous figures such as Vincent Van Gogh and Oscar Wilde, MacGregor’s play offers an entertaining send-up of classic Holmes

Nerd Alert!

For nearly four decades Larry Shue’s riotous farce The Nerd has charmed audiences with its tale of a young architect whose life is turned upside down when the man who saved his life in Vietnam suddenly appears on his doorstep. This popular play opens a new production courtesy of Tree City Playhouse, beginning on November

Humans nature explored in play reading

A troubled family keeping secrets from each other accompanied by a slowly advancing sense of doom are the focus of The Humans, an acclaimed character study which is part of the Croswell Opera House’s Tuesday Night Play Readings. Winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play, The Humans tells the story of a family