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40 Years of EVITA Musical

Women’s rights activist, political powerhouse, labor rights advocate, entertainer and First Lady of Argentina, Eva Perón is a 20th century icon. In 1979, 27 years after her death, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber commemorated her life and legacy with the Tony® Award-Winning musical, EVITA, which later became a popular film by the same name.

University of Toledo Performing Arts Presents “The Pillowman”

There’s nothing strange about fiction feeling “pulled from the headlines,” but what about when the headlines begin to resemble works of fiction? In Irish playwright Martin McDonagh’s 2003 work, The Pillowman, real life resembles the short stories of writer Katurian, who lives in a police state and, of course, trouble follows. Do the bizarre child

Make “Carmen” Your Opera

Toledoans can experience the magic of this endearingly popular performance when director Jeffrey Buchman’s version is presented by the Toledo Opera on Friday, February 8 and Sunday, February 10.

The Village Players Present ‘Dancing Lessons’

The Village Players present their first production of the new year, Dancing Lessons, which centers on Ever, a young man with Asperger’s syndrome, determined, despite his disability, to learn how to dance in order to perform at an awards dinner. Broadway dancer, Senga, becomes his personal instructor, while still recovering from a serious leg injury

‘Bus Stop’ Stops in at Toledo Rep

The American classic by William Inge, Bus Stop, is portrayed by the talents of the Toledo Rep. Amidst a snowstorm, a bus load of travelers are stuck at a roadside diner for the night. Relationships— both platonic and romantic— develop to present a comedic and witty show. $18-$20 | Showtimes are 8pm January 11, 12,

50 Years of Woodstock

It’s been 50 years since the famous Woodstock Music Festival. Whether you attended or weren’t even born yet, everyone can experience the magic of the 60’s with a Magic Bus “Journey to Woodstock” concert. The audience will be transported back in time with the live music channeling Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, the Byrds and many