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Lakeside Theatre Company Presents “Eleemosynary”

Few things are more complicated than the relationship between a mother and a daughter, except for the delicate bond between three generations of women, which is explored in Lee Blessing’s 1985 play, Eleemosynary. The drama’s title, an archaic version of the word “charitable,” is an apt introduction to the story of a grandmother, a mother

Matilda The Musical Plays at the Croswell Opera House

Roald Dahl’s story of a young girl who rises above her circumstances, with a little help from her special powers, comes to life in Matilda The Musical, a delightful crowd-pleaser for all ages. $15-$40 | September 20-29 2:30pm, Saturdays and Sundays 7:30pm on Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays The Croswell Opera House, 129 E. Maumee St.,

Issue Box Theatre’s presentation of “Every Brilliant Thing”

If you were to make a list of every brilliant thing about the world, how would you start? Explore this question, in the context of a story about a child visiting their mother in the hospital after a suicide attempt, during Issue Box Theatre’s presentation of Every Brilliant Thing. Two performances are scheduled, the first

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at Toledo Rep

An heir who would rather inherit his wealth sooner than nature might allow embarks on a murderous plan to make his monied dreams come true! The musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder may sound bleak, but it’s actually full of lively numbers and plenty of laughs. $14-$25 | September 13-29 8pm, Thursdays-Saturdays |

Ron White Performs at the Stranahan Theater

Blue Collar Comedy Tour standup star Ron White makes his way to the Stranahan with signature cigar and drink in hand. Nominated for two Grammys, White has been performing for 15 years now, always bringing the same deadpan, country-fried delivery his fans have come to love. Accompanying some new material, you might notice another change

“Sweat” at the Croswell Opera House

The Croswell’s weekly play reading series brings us Sweat, a heartbreaking story by Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage based on her research interviewing factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania, one of the poorest cities in the U.S. With Sweat, Nottage explores the economic fallout of the recession and how it affected some of the most vulnerable within