Theater Calendar: 8-08


Unless otherwise indicated, all area codes are 419.



Rumors: Fort Findlay Playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Findlay; 422-4624; today, Fri., Sat., 8 through Aug. 17; Sun., 5.

42nd Street: Croswell Opera House, 129 E. Maumee St., Adrian; 517-264-769; Fri., Sat., 8 through Aug. 10; Sun. and Aug. 11, 2:30.



Wicked: Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 381-8851; Wed., 8. Performances are at 8 p.m. Tuesdays (Aug. 15) through Fridays (Aug. 30); 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays (Aug. 17-Aug. 31); 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays (Aug. 18-Sept.1).



Guys and Dolls, Jr.: Toledo Repertoire Theatre Young Rep, 16 10th St.; 243-9277; today, Fri., Sat., 7; Sun., 2:30.

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown: Summerstock Toledo at Ohio Theatre, 3114 Lagrange St.; 419-708-4801; Fri., Sat., 8; Sun., 2.



The Toledo Repertoire Theatre will hold auditions from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday for A Christmas Carol at the Toledo School for the Arts, 333 14th St. Auditioneers should be prepared to sing 16 bars of music of their choice. Those interested in dancing roles should be prepared for movement. Those interested in a speaking role will read from a provided script. Performance dates at the Valentine Theatre are Dec. 6, 7, and 8. Information: 243-9277 or

The Village Players Theatre will hold auditions from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday for Lettice and Lovage at the theater, 2740 Upton Ave. The cast calls for two men and three women. Auditions will be cold-reads. Performance dates are Nov. 1-16. Information: 472-6817 or

Bellevue Society for the Arts will hold auditions at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for Les Miserables at Hirt Theatre, 205 Maple St., Bellevue, Ohio. A large ensemble cast is needed. Performance dates are Oct. 11-19. Information: 484-2787 or

Fort Findlay Playhouse will hold auditions at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday for Jekyll and Hyde, the Musical at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Findlay. Auditioneers should bring a selection of music from the show no more than 90 seconds long. A high British or Cockney accent is helpful but not required. Performance dates are Oct. 10-27. Information:



Funny Bone Comedy Club: Fat Fish Blue, 6140 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg: 931-3474; Josh Blue: today, 7; Fri., 8, 10:30; Sat., 7,10.

Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase: 314 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-996-9080; Comedy Jamm: today, 8; Nathan Timmell: Fri., Sat., 8, 10:30.

Sandusky State Theatre: 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky; 626-1950; Charlotte's Web: Sat., 10:30, 2:30.



Toledo-Lucas County Public Library: Main Branch McMaster Center, 325 Michigan St.; 419-259-5285; Summer Matinee Series: Sat., 2.

IMAX Theatre at the Henry Ford: 20900 Oakwood Ave., Dearborn, Mich.: 313-271-1620; Rocky Mountain Express, Flight of the Butterflies 3-D, NASCAR 3-D: daily.

IMAX Theatre at the Great Lakes Science Center: 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland: 216-694-2000; Titanica, Hidden Universe: daily.