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Second City cast scheduled in BG


Cast members from The Second City Comedy School will be performing at Bowling Green's historic Cla-Zel Theatre at 8 p.m. April 29. Hosted by Robert Belushi, the son of Jim Belushi, the event will showcase seven comedians. Tickets are $20, $25, and $30 and can be purchased at theater, at 2B Mobile or Grounds For Thought coffee shop in Bowling Green, or via e-mail from CedrusPromo LLC at, with the subject heading "ticket clazel."

After the show, ticketholders are invited to a free party with the cast and crew of "Comedy at the Cla-Zel" at Brewsters, located next door.


The Toledo Repertoire Theatre presents Meshuggah Nuns! April 21 through May 7 in the theater at 16 10th St. Directed by James M. Norman, the comedy is the fifth in the popular Nunsense series. Curtain times will be 8 p.m. April 21, 22, 28, and 29 and May 4 and 5, with matinees at 2 p.m. April 30 and May 6. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $5 for students. Information: 419-243-9277.


Tom Chapin is to bring his family-friendly music to the Ritz Theatre, 30 South Washington St., Tiffin. at 3 p.m. April 23. Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students.

Information: 419-448-8544.


The Oregon Community Theatre presents The All Night Strut April 21-30 in Fassett Auditorium, 3025 Starr Ave., Oregon. The musical presents jazz, blues, bebop and classic songs written by Frank Loesser, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Cab Calloway, and the Gershwins. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., with a 3 p.m. matinee April 30. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Information: 419-691-1398.


Comedian Brian Regan's "Take Luck Tour" will be staged at 8 p.m. April 21 in the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns. Blvd. The stand-up comic has appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and his own comedy specials for Showtime and Comedy Central. Tickets are $33.50. Information: 419-381-8851.


Bowling Green State University's fourth annual free Student Film and Media Festival is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. April 21 and 22 in the Gish Film Theater in Hanna Hall on campus. Student films, digital videos, and media installation pieces will be hightlighted. Screenings and workshops by visiting filmmakers will take place during the festival. Information: life/organizations/film.


Auditions for South Pacific will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 21, 10 a.m. to noon April 22, and 2 to 4 p.m. April 23 in the Valentine Theatre, 400 North Superior St. Performances will June 15-18. Information: 419-242-3490, ext. 15.


The Compleat Works of Wilm Shkspr (abridged) will be staged April 21-23 in the La-Z-Boy Center at Monroe County Community College, Monroe. A dinner/show is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. April 21; cost is $30. Other performances will be at 7:30 p.m. April 22 and 3 p.m. April 23; tickets are $10. Information: 734-384-4272.


The Grammy-winning a cappella sextet Sweet Honey in the Rock returns at 8 p.m. April 22 to Ann Arbor's Hill Auditorium, 825 North University Ave. Tickets range from $10 to $46 from 734-764-2538.


The Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, hosts three top bands next week.

Mountain, featuring guitarist Leslie West & drummer Corky Laing, is scheduled at 8 p.m. April 23. Advance tickets are $20.

The club will present a night of Frank Zappa music as done by Project/Object, featuring Ike Willis, April 24. Doors open at 8 p.m.; advance tickets are $20.

An acoustic evening with Yes guitarist Steve Hoe takes place April 25. Doors open at 8 p.m.; tickets are $25.

Information: 248-544-1991.


The Performance Network and the Blackbird theaters will host joint auditions for their 2006-07 seasons running September through August at the Performance Network, 120 East Huron, Ann Arbor. Equity performers only may audition from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Equity and non-Equity performers may audition from 6 to 10 p.m. those days. Audition requirements and appointments may be obtained by calling 734-663-0681 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

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