Entertainment briefs, Dec. 12

Auditions to take place for Ritz Players comedy ‘The


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 main stage at The Ritz.

There are six large roles (Max, Leo, Roger, Franz, Carmen and Ulla).

The show also features many cameos and a large ensemble. Anyone interested, regardless of gender, race, age or ability is encouraged to audition.

Come prepared to perform one minute of a musical theatre song of your choice unaccompanied (please do not use music from the show).

Those auditioning may also be asked to do cold reads from the script.

Anyone needed for callbacks will be notified Dec. 18 that they should attend Dec. 19.

Rehearsals will be creatively scheduled around the holiday season and will generally be held on weekdays (excluding Friday) from 6-10 p.m.

For additional information, contact director Elizabeth Tracy at etracy@heidelberg.edu.

If you cannot attend either of the audition nights, you may submit a video to the director at etracy@heidelberg.edu.

FCB, FHS band to perform

Christmas concert

FOSTORIA – The Fostoria Community Band and Fostoria High School Band is to perform a Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Wainwright Performing Arts Center at Fostoria High School, 1001 Park Ave.

The concert is free, open to the public and sponsored by Fostoria Community Arts Council.

Christopher Bowmaster, Marietta College professor, will join us as a guest clarinet soloist playing selections with the Fostoria Community Band, the Fostoria High School Band and the combined bands.

The audience will be treated to favorite Christmas pieces like “All I Want for Christmas is You,” “An Irving Berlin Christmas,” “The Little Drummer Boy’s Bolero,” “Toboggan Ride,” “Jingle Bells Forever,” “Grown Up Christmas List” and others.

WWII training program


Remember and celebrate American and Heidelberg history by learning about Heidelberg’s WWII Army training program Sunday.

Those who attend can learn about the lives of Americans who went to Heidelberg and trained to fight in WWII through the Army Special Training Program.

This program is to take place on Sunday in Herbster Chapel, which is located in the Pfleiderer Center on Heidelberg’s campus.

Learn history of Heidelberg

Come celebrate Heidelberg’s history and learn why Heidelberg has switched from college to university three times.

This event will take place at 4:30 p.m. today, in Herbster Chapel.


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