Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.
The Foreigner: Toledo Repertoire Theatre, 16 Tenth St.; 243-9277; Fri., Sat., 8; through Oct. 3
Play On!: Village Players, 2740 Upton Ave.; 472-6817; Thurs.-Sat., 8; Sun., 2. Also Sept. 23-25.
The Curious Savage: Black Swamp Players, First United Methodist Church, 1526 East Wooster St., Bowling Green; Fri., Sat., 8; through Sept. 26.
The Odd Couple (female version): Town Hall theater, Front St., Grand Rapids; 270-1240; Fri., Sat., 8; presented by the Waterville Playshop.
Bingo: The Musical: Fremont Community Theatre, 1551 Dickinson St., Fremont; 332-0775; Fri., Sat., 8; Sun., 2; through Sept. 26.
Evil Dead, the Musical: Opdyke Park, County Road 16 near County Road J in Williams County; 888-569-9228; Fri., Sat., 8, and Sept. 23-25. Presented by Williams County Community Theatre.
Improv Nite 2: Just When You Thought it was Safe to Go Back in the Theater: Maumee High School Center for Performing Arts, 1147 Saco St., Maumee; Sat., 7.
Picnic: Encore Theatre, 991 N. Shore Dr., Lima; 800-944-1441; Fri., Sat., 8; Sun., 2; through Sept. 26.
Murder at the Noir Cafe: Spaghetti Warehouse, 42 S. Superior St.; Sat., 6:30.
Sonia Flew: Performance Network Theatre, 120 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor; 734-663-0681. Performances: Thurs.-Sat., 8; Sun., 2; through Oct. 17.
A Christmas Carol: The Toledo Repertoire Theatre is seeking a cast for its annual production, to run Dec. 4 and 5 in the Stranahan Theater. Auditions will be at 1 p.m. Saturday for adults and 1 p.m. Sunday for youngsters at the Toledo School for the Arts, 333 14th St. Come prepared to sing 16 bars of a Christmas song and to dance. Information: 419-243-9277.
Poetry and Readings
Collingwood Center for the Arts: 2413 Collingwood Blvd.; open mic poetry: Tue., 9.
Ground Level Coffeehouse: 2636 Central Ave.; 671-6272; poetry and spoken word: Thurs.
BGSU: Prout Chapel; poet Nikkita Cohoon and fiction author Bess Winter; Thurs., 7:30.
Connxtions Comedy Club: 5319 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 867-9040; Michael Thorne: Thurs., 8; Fri., Sat., 8 and 10:30.
Funny Bone Comedy Club: Fat Fish Blue, 6140 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg; 931-3474; Lisa Landry: Thurs., Sun., 7: Fri., 8 and 10:30; Sat., 7 and 10.
Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase: 314 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor; 734-996-9080; Felicia Michaels: Thurs., 8; Fri., Sat., 8 and 10:30.
Le Trou: Lab Theatre in the UT Center for Performing Arts, 2801 W. Bancroft St.; 530-4546; Fri., 7:30.
BGSU: Gish Film Theatre, Hanna Hall; Centennial Celebration of Ohio and BGSU Actors: Tim Conway and Phyllis Diller: Sun., 3. Tuesdays at the Gish: Two Thousand Maniacs (1964): Tue., 7:30.
IMAX Theatre at the Detroit Science Center: 5020 John R St., Detroit; 313-577-8400; theater reopens Sat. Hubble: daily. Mysteries of the Great Lakes: Mon.-Fri. NASCAR; Arabia; Dolphins: Sat., Sun.; through Sept.
IMAX Theatre at the Great Lakes Science Center: 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland; 216-694-2000; reopens Monday; Hubble; Under the Sea: daily; through Sept.
IMAX Theatre at the Henry Ford: 20900 Oakwood Ave., Dearborn; 313-271-1620; Hubble; Tahiti; NASCAR 3D; Under the Sea; Lewis and Clark: daily; through Sept. 23