Tag Archives: Theatre

Steel Magnolias

Delivering a dose of Southern charm If you’ve seen either the play or film version of Steel Magnolias, you can probably quote it. The quippy dialogue and unforgettable characters are brought to life by actors who can capture the six women’s larger-than-life personalities. And now, with her 23 years of experience on the Toledo area

Beating the drum

Victor Hugo’s realistic-fiction masterpiece Les Miserables tells the tragic tale of ex-convict Jean Valjean, his adopted daughter Cosette, and police inspector Javert, who vows to return Valjean to prison. The human drama clashes through the tumultuous times of the day. The 1980 musical of the same name gives the characters in the novel a voice

Once Upon a Time

The 1986 musical Into the Woods is an adaptation of the book of the same name by author James Lapine. Set to the music of Stephen Sondheim, a childless couple seeks to remove a curse and start a family. A wonderful cast of characters from the Brothers Grimm stories make appearances throughout the fantasy. Will everyone

Testing the waters

French playwright Georges Feydeau’s 1907 comedy, A Flea in Her Ear, plays on a simple fear— does your partner’s sudden lack of libido reflect a lack of interest in you? In the Belle Époque-era play, a wife tests the waters by having her friend pen an anonymous love letter to her husband, Victor, in hopes

The Lion King Broadway Returns

More than 95 million people around the world have witnessed the visual artistry, heard the unforgettable music, and experienced the unique storytelling of one of Broadway’s favorite shows, Disney’s The Lion King. See the Serengeti come to Toledo, along with giraffes, birds, gazelles, and all your favorite characters, during this Broadway in Toledo series run.