|Area Arts Events: 09-12-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 12 September 2013 09:38|
Area collective performs on Robinwood double bill
TOLEDO - A local musical collective will share the bill with the trio of TJ Borden, Martin Freeman and Pat Cain Friday at 9 p.m. at the Robinwood Concert House, 2564 Robinwood.
The Black Swamp Underground is a collective of musicians based in Northwest Ohio since 2010. For this particular performance they are: Noa Even and C.R. Kasprzyk (saxophones); Elise Roy (flute); Michiko Saiki (voice and piano); Zach Seely (electric guitar); and Rob Wallace (percussion).
Tyler Borden, known as T.J. to many, is a cellist comfortable in many different settings. He has performed in concert halls and basements, art galleries and theaters.
Cain is a self-taught musician who refuses to be limited, playing homemade instruments, saxophone, electronics, and throat singing.
Freeman lives in Rochester, NY and builds synthesizers.
Fremont troupe staging Prop 8 inspired play
FREMONT - The documentary play "8," based on the arguments in federal court over California's Proposition 8 will be presented Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. by the Fremont Community Theatre in the theater at 1551 Dickinson St.
The play was written by Dustin Lance Black , who wrote the screenplays for "Milk" and "J. Edgar," using transcripts from the landmark 2011 trial over gay rights.
A talk-back session will follow the production.
Tickets are $10. Call 419-332-0695.
Toledo Rep opens season with 'Forbidden Broadway'
TOLEDO - The Toledo Repertoire Theatre opens its 81st season with the satirical, musical revue "Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits," on the 10th Street Stage.
The show runs two weekends with seven performances starting Friday 8 p.m. through Sept. 22. at 2:30 p.m.
Directed by Debra Ross Calabrese, the cast features the talents of Kimberly Bright, Bridget Harrington, J. Heath Huber, Brock Jaworski, Devin Krueger and Katelyn Lesle spoofing a variety of Broadway characters and performers from acclaimed productions such as "Les Miserables," "Chicago," "Wicked," "Mamma Mia!," "Rent," "Spamalot," "Annie" and so much more.
For information or to purchase tickets, visit www.toledorep.org or call 419-243-9277.
Drive-in theaters screen classic movie double bills
The Field of Dreams drive-in theaters in Liberty Center and Tiffin will celebrate their successful transition to digital projection this season with special showings of classic movies This Friday and Saturday and Sept. 20 and 21
The theaters polled more than 11,000 fans over Facebook to find out what double features they'd like to see.
The top choice was the trilogy of "Back to the Future" movies, which will be shown this weekend in Tiffin and next in Liberty Center. Back to the Future Trilogy.
The other double features are "Animal House" paired with "Blues Brothers" in Liberty Center this weekend and "Grease" paired with "Footloose" next weekend in Tiffin.
Customers can pay $20 per vehicle at the gate or $15 per vehicle if the tickets are purchase in advance through www.fieldofdreamsdrivein.com.
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