Spank! The 'Fifty Shades' parody, Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Sat., 7:30. Tickets $27.50-$45.50 at stranahantheater.org, 419-381-8851, or the box office.
Friday Night Live, National Theatre at the Ritz, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin; Fri., 7:30. Ashlie Webb Payton, classic rock harpist, and jazz combo Zarathustra. Tickets $10 at www.ritztheatre.org or 419-448-8544.
Proof, Williams County Community Theater, Little Theater Off the Square, 208 W. Butler St., Bryan, O.; today, Fri., Sat. at 8, Sun. at 2:30. Tickets $11 at www.mywcct.com, 419-636-6400, or at the door.
Night of Comedy, Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky; Billed as Date Night with a Twist, two shows, both Fri., 8 p.m. In the State Room, for the guys, will be comedians Ed Bartko and Quinn Patterson, tickets are $10; in the theater, Girls Night: the Musical, tickets are $25-$35. Tickets at 877-626-1950, www.sanduskystate.com, and at the door.
The Mousetrap, Valentine Theatre Studio A, 410 Adams St.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. Tickets $20 at valentinetheatre.com or 419-242-2787.
Oliver!: The Musical, presented by Toledo School for the Arts at the Owens Community College Center for Fine and Performing Arts, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg; today, Fri., Sat. at 7 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m. Tickets $14 for adults and $8 for students/seniors, call 419-246-8732, extension 226.
Every Little Crook and Nanny, Fremont Community Theatre, 1551 Dickinson St., Fremont; Fri., Sat. at 8; Sun., 2. Tickets, $10 for seniors and students, $12 for all others; call 419-332-0695.
Disney's Little Mermaid, Jr., Archbold Community Theatre at Giffey Hall in Ridgeville Corners; Fri., Sat. at 7:30; Sun., 2:30. Advance tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and children by calling 419-267-5717 Monday-Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. At the door, all tickets are $12.
Red Noses, Walgreen Drama Center at Arthur Miller Theatre, 1226 Murfin Av., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; today at 7:30; Fri., Sat. at 8; Sun, 2. Additional shows Oct.10, 11, 12, 13. Tickets $28 at 734-764-0583 or at the door.
Silver Sizzles Revue, Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky; Wed., Oct 10, and Oct. 11, 2 p.m.; Show only, $21-$31; lunch and show, $39-$49; lunch at 12:30. Tickets atl 877-626-1950 orwww.sanduskystate.com.
Honeymoon at Graveside Manor, Off Stage Productions. Performances at Senior Center, 220 Fox Rd., Van Wert; Fri., Sat., doors open at 6:30, dinner at 7, show at 8; Sun., doors open at 12:30, dinner at 1, show at 2. Additional performances Oct. 11, 12. Tickets, $25, include buffet dinner. Call 419-605-6708 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The More the Merrier,Way Public Library Reel Talk series. Evan Chase, coordinator of the classic film series at the Maumee Indoor Theatre, is guest speaker; Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. Free, reservations not required.
Fremont Community Theatre will hold auditions for Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs, Sunday and Monday at 7 p.m. at the theater, 1551 Dickinson St., Fremont. Show dates are Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15. The cast will include one male and two females in their late 30s-early 40s, two teen boys to play ages 15 and 18, and two teen girls to play ages 13 and 16.