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Next Friday Night Live announced The next Friday Night Live event is to take place at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the National Theatre at The Ritz, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by visiting the box office, calling (419) 448-8544 or visiting ...

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Improvisation pianist to perform at Heidelberg Pianist John Mortensen, a leader in the international revival of historic improvisation, will bring his talents to Heidelberg University at 7 p.m. Jan. 17 in Brenneman Music Hall. True to form, Mortensen will improvise most of his concert ...

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Local book store to host signing event with author Paper & Ink will host a book-signing event with local businessman and photographer/author Andrew Kalnow from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday at Paper & Ink, 98 S. Washington St. Released in early December — “Our Town and Country Volume ...

The Ritz welcomes Texas Tenors Christmas performance

The Texas Tenors are to present “Deep in the Heart of Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $30-$60 and can be purchased by calling the box office at (419) 448-8544 or online at www.ritztheatre.org. This performance is sponsored by ...

Entertainment briefs, Dec. 12

Auditions to take place for Ritz Players comedy ‘The Producers’ The Ritz Players are hosting auditions for their upcoming production of “The Producers” at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16 and 17 in the National Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. The show will be performed Feb. 7, 8, 15 and 16 on the ...

Dance Unlimited has new home on Miami Street

Dance Unlimited is settling in its new home on Miami Street, celebrating 38 years of dance education. Dance Unlimited was started by Mary Jo Murry, a history professor at Heidelberg University. For years, classes took place on Heidelberg’s campus until moving the dance studio moved into the ...

Live at The Renaissance

Chris Canode performing live Friday night at The Renaissance of Tiffin.

‘The Sound of Music’

Hopewell-Loudon Local School drama program rehearses “The Sound of Music,” Performances are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. ...

TU a cappella group to perform at The Ritz Friday

Friday Night Live at The Ritz will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $10 and the event is sponsored by Tong’s Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing. The Friday Night Live series features live music and entertainment. Each Friday Night Live ...

Entertainment briefs, Nov. 7

Heidelberg Theatre pits comedy vs. tragedy in plays Heidelberg University Theatre will close out its fall schedule with two Greek plays this weekend. Students are to perform “Lysistrata” and “Oedipus” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Gundlach Theatre. Both plays ...

Ritz Players bring to the stage ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

The Ritz Players are set to perform “To Kill a Mockingbird” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 26 and Nov. 2; 10 a.m. Nov. 1; and 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird opens in a sleepy Alabama town in the midst of the Great Depression, where Scout and her ...

Heidelberg to celebrate homecoming this weekend

Alumni will return beginning Friday for a weekend filled with events designed around a carnival theme as Heidelberg University celebrates its homecoming activities. In conjunction with Homecoming, the university is hosting a celebration of the sciences highlighted by the 50th anniversary of ...

FCT to feature ‘Dracula: The Musical’

FREMONT — Fremont Community Theatre, and Director Tracy Armentrout, announce the first show of the 64th season: “Dracula: The Musical.” Performance dates are two weekends at the theater, 1515 Dickinson St. This musical spoof on the classic horror story of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” ...

Country music artist Nail comes to The Ritz

David Nail & The Well Ravens are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ritz Theater, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $25 to $55 and can be purchased at the box office by calling (419) 448-8544 or online at www.ritztheatre.org. Nail has spent a decade leaving his unique mark on ...

Old Heidelberg friends collaborate for concert

Enjoy a celebration of American song when old friends Doug McConnell, professor of music and composition at Heidelberg University, and Bill Reyer, professor emeritus of English and creative writing, combine their gifts and shared interests. They will perform a recital for baritone and ...

Pop, rock music icons to perform at the Ritz

With the hits “Africa,” “Rosanna” and “Hold the Line,” Toto is to bring their 40 Trips Around the Sun Tour to the Ritz Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $65-$95 and can be purchased by calling the Ritz at (419) 448-8544, online at www.ritztheatre.org, or at the box ...

Entertainment Briefs

Queen tribute band to perform at the Ritz The Queen Tribute band Queen Flash will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $15-$30 and can be purchased by calling the Ritz at (419) 448-8544, online at www.ritztheatre.org, or at the box ...

Heidelberg theater season

The Heidelberg University School of Music & Theatre will take audiences on a wild ride during its 2019-20 theater season, recently announced by Director Stephen Svoboda. According to Svoboda, the five productions will explore the adventures that lurk everywhere in our lives. The theme of ...

Barbershop concert scheduled

UPPER SANDUSKY — Barbershop Harmony will return to the Star Theatre in Upper Sandusky 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 as the community theatre holds its “Evening of Barbershop,” 121 W. Wyandot Ave. This biannual concert is held to raise funds for the local theatre’s scholarship fund. This year’s ...

BSA Children’s Theatre to present musical

BELLEVUE — Bellevue Society for the Arts’ Children’s Theatre is to present “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.,” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17, and at 2 p.m., Aug. 18, in the Hirt Theater at 205 Maple St. Based on the best-selling book series, Stanley folds his way around the ...