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Theater Notes June/July 2023: Spend Sunday In The Park With George, Catch The Village Players

Looking to take in some theatrics? Check out the upcoming performances in NW Ohio.

Rock Out At The Toledo Zoo

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Chicago will rock the Toledo Zoo.

The Toledo Zoo Amphitheater will leave you “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day” with Chicago’s performance on Tuesday, June 20.  After 56 consecutive years of touring, Chicago is one of the longest-running and best-selling groups of all time and the highest charting American band in the Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists. Chicago has 47 gold and platinum records. 7:30 pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit chicagotheband.com.

Catch A Star With Peter And The Village Players

Peter and the Starcatcher
The Village Players present Peter and the Starcatcher.

The Village Players will perform “Peter and the Starcatcher” from June 2 through June 11. The stage adaptation of the original novel follows Peter Pan, an orphan who refuses to grow up, with themes of greed, despair, friendship, duty and love. Attendees will enjoy live music and songs throughout the performance.  Adults $25, seniors/students $23. For performance times and more information, visit thevillageplayers.org or call 419-472-6817.

Spend Sunday In The Park With George

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Sunday in the Park with George is by Stephen Sondheim.

For a poignant performance, head to the Toledo Repertoire Theater, 16 Tenth St., for the Pulitzer Prize winning and Tony Award nominated play “Sunday in the Park with George.” Inspired by George Seurat’s painting and adapted by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, the play focuses on the challenges of understanding life and art. June 9 through June 25. Ticket prices from $14.75 to $24.75. For showtimes or to purchase tickets, visit toledorep.org.

Feel Beautiful With Carole King

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The show tells Carole King’s story.

Those who love the music of the esteemed Carole King should head to the Croswell Opera House, 129 E Maumee St. in Adrian, Michigan  for “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.” From July 7 through the 16, listen to King’s chart-topping classics like “One Fine Day” or “On Broadway,” while watching the story of the musical icon. Adults from $22 to $44,  students from $15 to $25. For specific showtimes or to purchase tickets, visit croswell.org or call 517-264-7469.

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