Theater calendar: 5/16


Unless otherwise indicated, all area codes are 419.


Steel Magnolias: Monroe Community Players at Monroe Community College La-Z-Boy Center Meyer Theater, 1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe; 734-241-7900; Fri., Sat., 7:30; Sun., 2.

Curtain's Up: Becky's School of Dance at Fostoria High School Performing Arts Center, 1001 Park Ave., Fostoria; 423-7423; Sat., 1:30, 6:30.

On the High Seas: Tecumseh Dance Workshop concert at Tecumseh Center for the Arts, 400 N. Maumee St., Tecumseh, Mich.; 517-423-6617; Sat., 1:30, 7:30. Salute to Swing: TCA Big Band & VocalAires; Sun., 4.

Impossible Marriage: Village Players, 2740 Upton Ave.; 472-6817; today, Fri., Sat., 8 through May 25; Sun., 2.

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress: Ritz Players at Ritz Theatre National Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin; 448-8544; Sat., 7:30; Sun., 2.

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940: Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Encore Theatre, 991 North Shore Dr., Lima, Ohio; 419-223-8866 or 800-944-1441; Fri., Sat., 8; Sun., 2.

9 to 5, the Musical: Croswell Opera House, 129 E. Maumee St., Adrian; 517-264-7469; Fri., Sat., 8; Sun., 2:30.

Annie: Fremont Community Theatre, 1551 Dickinson St., Fremont; 419-332-0695; Fri., Sat., 8; Sun., 2.


The Toledo Repertoire Theatre Young Rep will hold auditions at 2 p.m. Saturday for Guys and Dolls Jr. at the theater, 16 10th St. Auditioneers, ages 7 to 13, should be prepared to sing 16 bars of an upbeat song and be ready to move. A cold reading will be given at the audition. Performance dates are Aug. 8-11. Information: 243-9277 or

Pemberville Children's Theatre Workshop will hold auditions from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday for Jason and the Argonauts at the Pemberville Opera House, 115 Main St., Pemberville. Auditioneers, ages 7 to 16, seeking speaking parts should be prepared to deliver a monologue no more than 60 seconds in length. Audition forms can be downloaded at Performance dates are Aug. 2-4. Information: 287-4848. Note: Cost to participate in the workshop is $30.

The Ritz Players will hold auditions at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin. Auditioneers should be prepared to sing a song and may be asked to sing a number from the score. An accompanist will be provided. The cast requires five men and four women ages 18 and older. Performance dates are July 12-21. Information: 448-8544 or

L'apo Theatrical Productions will hold auditions from 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 p.m. May 25 for the film God Knows My Needs at F.A.M.E.D. Studios, 1822 N. Reynolds Rd. Auditions are open to those ages 6 and older. Auditioneers may prepare a 60-second monologue or one will be provided at the audition. Filming will start in June. Information: 567-694-5276 or


Connxtions Comedy Club: 5319 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 867-9041; Michael Malone: today, 8; Fri., Sat., 8, 10:30.

Funny Bone Comedy Club: Fat Fish Blue, 6140 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg; 931-3474; National Showcase: today, 7; Loni Love: Fri., 8, 10:30; Sat., 7, 10; Sun., 7; Erik Griffin, Wed., 7:30.