Theater Calendar: 8-22


Unless otherwise indicated, all area codes are 419.


45 Summers at the Croswell: Croswell Opera House, 129 E. Maumee St., Adrian; 517-264-7469; Fri., 8; Sat., 2:30, 8; Sun., 2:30.

Walter Cronkite is Dead: Actors Collaborative Toledo, Mansion View Inn, 2035 Collingwood Blvd.; 244-5676; Fri., 8.


Wicked: The Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 381-8851; today, Fri., 8 through Aug. 30; Sat., 2, 8 through Aug. 31; Sun., 2, 7:30 through Sept. 1; Tue., Wed., 8.


The Ritz Players will hold auditions at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for Young Frankenstein in Gundlach Theatre at Heidelberg University, 318 E. Perry St., Tiffin. Performance dates at the Ritz Theatre are Oct. 31.-Nov. 3. Information: 448-8544 or

The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film will hold auditions for its fall plays from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the Center for Performing Arts Studio Theatre. The department will be auditioning for the following plays: Fox Hunt and Strip Tease, and Out to Lunch. Auditioneers need to sign up for a time slot. The sheet is outside the main office in the Center for Performing Arts. Performance dates for Fox Hunt and Strip Tease are Oct. 11-20; Out to Lunch, Nov. 15-24. Audition information:​cvpa/​theatrefilm/​auditions.html.

Free workshop

The Waterville Playshop is hosting a free Audition Workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, 22 N. Second St., Waterville. Tips on how to audition well, what to expect when auditioning, and a demonstration of good audition skills are scheduled. Those interested in auditioning for high school or community theater productions are welcome. Information:

Open house

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday for people to talk with faculty and students, and to explore the theater, 114 S. Monroe St., Monroe. RRCA offers classes and private lessons in drama, dance, voice, and music. Information: 734-242-7722 or


Fremont Community Theatre will present a one-night encore performance of Love Letters at 8 p.m. Saturday in the theater, 1551 Dickinson St., Fremont. The reception begins at 7:30 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres. A coffee and dessert bar will be available during intermission. Proceeds from the event will help defray the cost of this traveling production. Tickets are $20. Reservations are recommended. Information: 332-0695 or


L.O.L. Comedy Lounge: Our Brothers Place, 233 N. Huron St.; 536-4400; Comedy Show with host Gordon "Big" Dooley: today, 9.

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

Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase: 314 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-996-9080; Comedy Jamm: today, 8; Mike Bonner: Fri., 8, 10:30; Sat., 7, 10; Sun., 7.


Maumee Indoor Theater: 601 Conant St., Maumee; 897-8902; Double Indemnity: Sun., 2, 4:30, 7.