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The New Riegel High School a cappella group, Jacket Company, is announced the third place finisher at the International Competition of High School A Cappella in February.

NR’s Jackey Company takes third at high school competition Feb. 24

NEW RIEGEL – The New Riegel High School a cappella group recently placed third in a high school competition. The Jacket Company is an a cappella group, meaning no instruments are used, only the human voice. The group began as a show choir in 1989 and was switched to an a cappella group in ...

Columbian to present ‘Cinderella’

Lauren Buskirk as Ella (right) and Campbell Holben as Prince Topher (left) dance for the first time at the ball during a rehearsal of Columbian High School’s presentation of the 2013 Broadway version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” The show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ...

Entertainment briefs, March 23

Here Come the Mummies back to The Ritz Saturday The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., is to present the return of Here Come the Mummies at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of what appear to be 5,000-year-old Egyptian mummies. The 2017 Friction ...

Get a ‘Clue’ this weekend at St. Wendelin

Sophia Weaver as Mrs. White (left) and Ian Starn as Professor Plum work to dissuade the audience of who killed Mr. Boddy as the St. Wendelin Drama Club presents “Clue: The Musical.” The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. today through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $8 for ...

Carey plans colorful musical weekend

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY The cast of Carey High School’s spring production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” danced across the stage during final rehearsals. The production is scheduled for 7 p.m. today through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $10 ...

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Pictured are Megan Gillig as Annabel Glick (right) and Wyatt Priceas Harry Witherspoon in Mohawk Local Schools’ production of “Lucky Stiff.”

Mohawk to present ‘Lucky Stiff’

The production “Lucky Stiff” is a musical farce. The story centers on a regular Joe working as a shoe salesman in England, Mr. Harry Witherspoon. Harry learns he is about to inherit $6 million. Harry’s uncle Anthony, whom he has never met, managed a casino in Atlantic City before being ...

Entertainment briefs, March 16

TAG to host next art exhibition The Tiffin Art Guild and Gallery is to host an art exhibition, starting with an open reception at 6 p.m., Friday, featuring the art of Harry Melroy, a retired Mohawk Local Schools art teacher. BSA tweens to present ‘Seussical: The Musical’ BELLEVUE – ...

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Seniors Hannah Whitman (right) as Belle and Dylan Noon as Beast rehearse for Old Fort High School’s production of Disney’s “The Beauty and The Beast: The Broadway Musical.” Production dates are Friday and Saturday.

Broadway classic set for Old Fort High School

The Beauty and The Beast: The Broadway Musical Production dates are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Old Fort High School. Tickets can be purchased at the high school office. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Based on the ...

Interdenominational conference April 8 to feature 3 speakers

For its 27th year, Women A.C.T. is sponsoring a one-day interdominational conference to help recharge women spiritually. The theme for the Women A.C.T. (Acclaiming Christ Together) conference is “For Such a Time as This” from Esther 4:14. “Esther was a queen and was an unlikely person ...

Entertainment briefs, March 9

Eat for good Wednesday, support United Way Carmies BBQ and Grill, 2460 S. SR 231, is to donate 15 percent of sales 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday when a flier is presented to help support the Tiffin-Seneca United Way. To find a flier, visit www.tiffin-seneca-unitedway.org or call (419) ...

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Old Fort High School art teacher Julie Wax’s eighth grade students work on watercolor paintings which are to be entered into the Seneca-Wyandot County Art Show March 10.

Art show March 10 to feature work by students from five area schools

Students in five area schools are to enter artwork in the annual Seneca-Wyandot County Art Show next Friday. The show, to take place 5-7 p.m. March 10 at Sentinel Career and Technology Center, is to feature artwork by students in grades 7-12. Schools featured include Old Fort, Seneca East, ...

Entertainment briefs, March 2

Local dance company to have auditions Sunday at The Ritz Kathy Miller of trideaDANCE is to conduct auditions for male and female dancers ages 14 through adult 1-4 p.m. Sunday at The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Selected dancers are asked to stay until 4 p.m. Chosen dancers are to ...

‘Fiddler’ on The Ritz stage

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Pictured are The Ritz Players during dress rehearsal Thursday for the production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” Performances are to be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Feb. 25 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at the 30 S. Washington St. theater. Tickets cost $15 for ...

Entertainment briefs, Feb. 16

Tickets on sale for ‘The Lion in Winter’ BUCYRUS – Crawford Theatre Co. is to present “The Lion in Winter” at 8 p .m. Feb. 24-25 and March 3-4 at the Bucyrus Elks, 309 E. Mansfield St. “The Lion in Winter,” by James Goldman, with a comedic tone and dramatic action, tells the ...

Entertainment Briefly, Feb. 9

Ritz to host TU singers at next Friday Night Live Tiffin University’s musical groups Up in the Air, DFX, Higher Ground, Sketchbook and N’Awlins are to be featured at The Ritz Theatre’s Friday Night Live at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the National Theatre, 30 S. Washington ...

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‘Laramie Project’ staged at HU

A cast of 22 students, performing more than 60 roles, presented “The Laramie Project” during a dress rehearsal Wednesday. The production is part of Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre. Divided into three acts, “The Laramie Project” is the docudrama that ...

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The Time Jumpers are (from left) “Ranger Doug” Green (vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar), Paul Franklin (steel guitar), Brad Albin (upright bass), Billy Thomas (drums, vocals), Kenny Sears (vocals, fiddle), Larry Franklin (fiddle), Andy Reiss (electric guitar), Jeff Taylor (accordion, piano), Joe Spivey (fiddle, vocals) and Vince Gill (vocals, electric and acoustic guitars).

Time Jumpers to land Feb. 3 at Ritz Theatre

  The Time Jumpers, a band of accomplished country musicians established in 1998, is to grace The Ritz Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3. The Time Jumpers includes 10 members, including “Ranger Doug” Green (vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar), Paul Franklin (steel guitar), ...

Entertainment briefs, Jan. 26

Fremont Community Theatre to present comedy ‘Looking’ FREMONT – Fremont Community Theatre is to present the romantic comedy “Looking,” by Norm Foster, Friday-Sunday and Feb. 3-5. The story follows four middle-aged single individuals, two of whom are looking for love and two ...

Nobodies of Comedy tour returns to Ritz Saturday

  Four not-well-known comedians are to set foot on The Ritz Theatre stage this weekend during the Nobodies of Comedy. Comedians featured include Dena Blizzard, Rob O’Reilly, Charlie Wiener and Joe Bublewicz. Blizzard is a comedian and mother of three now starring ...