Entertainment briefs, April 17

Barbershop taking on Broadway

FOSTORIA – The Fostoria Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, Lake Plains Chorus, is presenting its annual show, “The Magic of Broadway,” at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in the Performing Arts Center at Fostoria High School.

Barbershop music is sung a cappella in four-part, close harmony. Based in Fostoria, Lake Plains is a regional chorus, with members from Port Clinton, Marblehead, Fremont, Bellevue, Norwalk, Tiffin, Findlay, Fostoria, Bowling Green and many points in between.

Fred Schmidt of Bowling Green directs the group.

This year’s production features 2006 International Champion quartet Vocal Spectrum. The foursome hails from St. Charles, Mo., and all members of this young, award-winning quartet are graduates of Lindenwood University.

Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students. At the door, the tickets are $14 and $7, respectively.

Call (419) 618-8199 for tickets.

Youthful harmonizers to perform

CLYDE – Communities for the Arts is bringing an all-male a cappella singing group to Clyde High School for a show at 7:30 p.m. April 26.

The Accafellas of Michigan State University have prepared a high-energy show with a primarily pop repertoire.

Tickets are available at the Clyde-Green Springs Board of Education office and at the door. The cost is $15 general admission and $5 for students through high school.

For more information, visit www.communitiesfortheartsclyde.org or call (419) 547-0588.

Wrestling show Saturday

NWA “Saturday Night Take-Over” is coming to Tiffin Developmental Center Gym Saturday. The doors open at 4:30 p.m., with bell time at 5:30.

Admission is $10, or $35 for family admission.

For more information, visit www.nwa-sew.com.

Program celebrates Easter story

BUCYRUS – “The North Central Ohio Passion Play” is to be staged at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at Bucyrus Nazarene Church, 2165 SR 4, south of Bucyrus.

The retelling of the crucifixion from the persona of Peter features a cast of more than 150 people. The play is not suitable for some children.

Tickets are free. For details, call (419) 562-0256.

Church offering Christian Jam

A Little Faith Ministries, 230 S. Washington St., is to host a Christian Jam at 6 p.m. April 25. This open mic event is to include all kinds of faith-based music.

To learn more, call Kathy at (419) 43-0177.

Scenes from opera to be aired

The opera workshop of Heidelberg University’s Department of Music and Theatre is to present “Puccini Passion” at 7 p.m. April 30. The program is to take place in Ohl Concert Hall in Brenneman Music Hall.

Admission is free.