Transported to an ecosystem filled with insect life, this high energy production shows insects as they move, love, work, fight and dance. The story focuses on a new insect that finds his way to the community and the lady bug that catches his eye, along with a mysterious egg that is found in their environment.
The traveling Broadway show makes a stop at the Stranahan Theater. Set in Chicago during the roaring 20’s, the play tells the story of two vaudeville actresses who are stuck in jail for murder and their comeback into showbiz. 8pm. $38-$88. The Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 419-381-8851 | stranahantheater.org
The world famous Irish Dance group returns for their 20th Anniversary World tour. The choreography draws upon Irish traditions, influenced by the performers with a modern take on classic Irish dancing. 7:30pm. $33-$78. The Stranahan Theater | 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. 419-381-885 | stranahantheater.org
The hit musical Pippin makes its stop at the Stranahan Theater. This 2013 Tony Award winner for best musical revival, is known for its death defying acrobatics. Stephen Schwartz, composer of the music in Wicked, provides the unforgettable score. It follows one young man as he strives to be something extraordinary. 16-19th. 7:30pm. $28-$88. The
Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival. Inside the turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages; featuring full-contact armored
Shakespeare’s characters are as diverse as his works. In conjunction with the Toledo Museum of Art’s special collection’s exhibit, Shakespeare’s Characters: Playing the Part, on view September 2 through January 8, 2017. Enjoy mid-afternoon performances of Shakespeare’s works and other Shakespeare-inspired creative works at 2pm every Wednesday through January. See the Museum’s online calendar for more