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Theater Calendar: 1-30


Except where indicated, area codes are 419.


Rock of Ages: Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; Feb. 6 at 8. Tickets, $28-$68 from 381-8851, stranahantheater.com, or the box office.

The Addams Family: Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, 10700 State Rt. 118 S., Van Wert; 238-6722; Fri., 7:30. Tickets, $47-$22 from 238-6722 Mon.-Fri. noon to 4 p.m., at the box office, and npacvw.org.


Blue/‚ÄčOrange: Bowling Green State University Department of Theatre and Film; Eva Marie Saint Theatre of the Wolfe Center for the Arts; Fri., 8. No charge.


Tessa Mellas, BGSU visiting distinguished writer, gives a reading of her work. Mellas received the Iowa Short Fiction Prize for her debut collection of short stories, Lungs Full of Noise; 372-2741; today, 7:30, BGSU's Prout Chapel. No charge.


Casablanca (1942): Valentine Theatre Silver Screen Classics Series; 400 N. Superior St., 242-2787; Fri., 7:30. Tickets, $5 at the door.

Mud (2012): Way Library Show Me the Movie Series, 101 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, 874-3135; Tues., 2 p.m.; this film, starring Matthew McConaughey, is adults only. No charge.

Baby It's You (1983): BGSU Tuesdays at the Gish Series, Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall; 372-2741; Tues., 7:30. No charge.

Nosferatu (1922, Germany) BGSU International Film Series, Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall; 372-2741; Feb. 6, 7:30. No charge.


Summer Theatre Camp at the Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. in Tiffin, will present Hansel and Gretel in two week-long day camps. Camp dates are June 9-14 and June 16-21. Performances for the first camp will be 7 p.m. June 13 and 2 p.m. June 14. The second camp week's shows will be 7 p.m. June 20 and 2 p.m. June 21. The fee is $120 per child. This is the 16th annual summer theater camp program. Students may participate in only one of the two weeks, as actors or assistant directors.

Two directors from the Missoula Children’s Theatre of Montana will work with the campers to present Hansel and Gretel. In addition to the play, The Ritz will provide workshops for each age group (Grades 1-2; 3-4; 5-7; 8-12) on makeup, storytelling, costumes, puppetry, dance, and other activities related to the performing arts. In addition, four assistant directors (grades 8-12) are needed per week to help prepare the campers for the performances.

Registration is under way for students entering grades 1-12 this fall. Registration forms may be printed from the Ritz Web site, www.ritztheatre.org, or picked up at the box office. Payment of $120 per camper must accompany the registration form. The box office is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information about the camps may be obtained by contacting Dianne Pytel, education director, at 448-8544, ext. 28, or dianne@ritztheatre.org.

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