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Published: Wednesday, 10/23/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

PEACH WEEKENDER

Theater Calendar: 10-24

BLADE STAFF

Hello, Dolly!: Presented by the Theater League; Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; today, Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 8; Sun., 2 and 7. Tickets, $28 to $68, online at theaterleague.com, at the Stranahan box office Monday through Friday from 9.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and by calling 419-381-8851.

Spencers: Theatre of Illusion: Presented by Arts Partnership, Findlay, Sun., 2 p.m.; Heminger Auditorium at Findlay High School, 1200 Broad Ave., Findlay. Tickets, $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, online at www.artspartnership.com, the box office, 618 South Main St., from 9.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and by calling 419-422-4624.

An Evening of Live Radio Drama: Readings of The War of the Worlds and Coffee Time with George Burns and Gracie Allen, presented by 3B Productions; Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 and 2, 8 p.m.; Maumee Indoor Theater's Black Box Theater, 601 Conant St., Maumee.  Tickets, $10, online at www.3BProductions.org, or at the door. 

The Mousetrap: Valentine Theatre Studio A, 410 Adams St. Fri., Sat., 8; Sun., Sun. 2 . Tickets, $20, online at valentinetheatre.com or 419-242-2787.

For The Devil Tells Me So: Presented by Glacity Theatre Collective; today, Fri., Sat.,  9 p.m. Tickets are sold out.

The Trial of Ebeneezer Scrooge: McDonald's Youth Theater presented by Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Lima; Fri., Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m.; Encore Theatre, 991 North Shore Drive, Lima. Tickets, $10 general admission, $5 ages 6 and under, online at amiltellers.org, or 419-223-8866 and 800-944-1441.

EAT (It's Not About Food): Teen Company of Children’s Theatre Workshop presents drama about  eating disorders; Fri., 8, Sat., 2 and 8 at Tansey-Zimmerman Theatre at the Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. Tickets are $3 for students with ID, $6 for seniors, $8 general admission, fromt the box office the day of the performance.

CHILDREN

Jamie and Jordan: Baseball-themed musical about healthy lifestyles and friendships presented by Ann Arbor's Children’s Theatre Network of Performance Network Theatre, 120 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor. Sat., 1 p.m. Tickets, $7 for children, $10 for adults, and $20 for a family package of four, at the door,  online at performancenetwork.org,  or 734-663-0681 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 pm Saturdays.

AUDITIONS

 Auditions for the musical "The Thing About Men" will be held Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Valentine Theatre's Studio A Stage. Performances will be on weekends from  Feb. 28 to March 16. The plot, which blends humor with intrigue, revolves around Tom, who is cheating on his wife, Lucy; and Lucy, who is cheating on Tom with Sebastian. Tom moves out on Lucy and, in disguise, moves in with Sebastian. Those auditioning should prepare a Broadway-style ballad and upbeat number and bring sheet music with them. They will read from the script. No dance is required. Principals are two women, one of whom plays multiple roles, and three men, one of whom plays several roles. Appointments and walk-ins welcome. For appointments, call the Valentine at 419-242-3490.

SCARY FUN

Spooky Science Nights: Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland. Tours of the Screamship Mather (the Great Lakes freighter behind the science center): Little Goblins Tour, more fun than scary, for ages11 and under. Reserved tours Fri., Sat., every 20 minutes between 5:30 and 7:30 pm. Terror Tour for ages 12 and older, reserved tours Fri., Sat., every 20 minutes between 7:50 and 9:30 pm. Also, from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the science center,  experiment with screaming ghosts, witness pumpkin explosions, create glow-in-the-dark concoctions, see the Electric Madness Show, or watch OMNIMAX movie, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs.  Cost is $12, $10 for members. Additional charge for the OMNIMAX movie is $9 for adults, $7 for children ages 2-17,  and parking. Advance registration required, call 216-621-2400 Mon.-Fri, 9 am – 5:30 p.m.



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