The Valentine Theatre

Upcoming Performances

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Broadway Series

Once

Once

November 10, 2019

Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating, Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets go.

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

January 27, 2020

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story — a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the lives of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, Jersey Boys. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jersey Boys the musical that’s just too good to be true — but it is!

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

March 16, 2020

Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters, Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible, and the wonder of childhood lasts forever.

An American in Paris

An American in Paris

April 8, 2020

In post-war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love. World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry’s life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret — and realizes he is not her only suitor. Winner of four Tony Awards, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “‘S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.”

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

April 27, 2020

The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.”

 

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Black Violin

Black Violin

November 6, 2019

Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music, often described as “classical boom,” to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers through music. The group has collaborated creatively with artists such as Kanye West, Aerosmith, Tom Petty, Wu-Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean and Alicia Keys.

Mystery Science Theatre 3000

Mystery Science Theatre 3000

November 12, 2019

The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to Toledo with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour! Join creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, in his final tour and the world’s greatest — and only — movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy, as they take you on an exhilarating roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made. Now you can sit in the same theater with your favorite characters and experience this comedy phenomenon in a universally acclaimed LIVE event.

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem

February 15, 2020

DTH will be dancing their new ballet Passage, commissioned by the Virginia Arts Festival in partnership with American Evolution for the 50th Anniversary of Dance Theatre of Harlem and the 2019 Commemoration, recognizing the 400th anniversary of a series of pivotal events in America’s history that continue to define the nation’s path. Among these events are the arrival of enslaved Africans, the recruitment of women in large numbers, and the first democratic assembly. Drawing upon underlying themes of struggle and aspiration, the ballet reflects, in abstract, the fortitude of the human spirit and an enduring will to prevail.

The Tap Pack

The Tap Pack

February 23, 2020

The Tap Pack is an elegant and entertaining nod to the Rat Pack era featuring high energy performances of mind-blowing tap dancing, smooth vocals, a swinging live jazz band and witty on-stage banter. The five-member cast wins the audience from the first downbeat, and the pace of their amazing performances never slows. They joke, they compete, they croon, and they cajole while performing cool classics with a fresh twist.

The Choir of Man

The Choir of Man

March 1, 2020

After a phenomenal first U.S. tour (that included a stop right here in Toledo), the runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is coming back to the Valentine Theatre! Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” The Choir Of Man offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy! It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hairraising harmonies, high-energy dance, and foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything – pub tunes, folk, Broadway, classic rock – all to roof-raising heights.

 

Children's Series

Captain of the Crossing Guards

Captain of the Crossing Guards

September 7, 2019

Captain of the Crossing Guards tells the story of a 6th grader named Monica who needs to choose her crossing guard captain successor from six potential candidates. This decision is one of biggest she’s ever had to make in her young life. Thanks to wise advice from Mr. Roosevelt the bus driver, Mrs. Bentley the school principal, and her future self, Monica is able to make a decision that satisfies everyone.

Velveteen Rabbit

Velveteen Rabbit

November 3, 2019

“What is Real? When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but really loves you, then you become real.” The power of play and childhood fancy, the pure light of unconditional love — these timeless forces illuminate our faithful rendering of Margery Williams’ tale of friendship and the passing of time. A lovely score and detailed period costumes will transport the audience back to the early 20th century to experience a particular innocence and wisdom that has much to say about our present culture of instant gratification and disposable friends.

Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild

November 23, 2019

JACK LONDON’S CLASSIC TALE LIVE ON STAGE! This multi-media adventure mixes classic story telling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent cross-breed offspring of a St. Bernard and a Scottish Collie. Kidnapped from his lavish life on a California estate and sent to work as a sled dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush, Buck fights to survive and becomes the most famous dog in the whole history of the Northland.

Magic School Bus

Magic School Bus

March 21, 2020

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries, both old and new, threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system. Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic.

 

Silver Screen Classics

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

October 11, 2019

Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather's estate in Transylvania. Arriving at the castle, Dr. Frankenstein soon begins to recreate his grandfather's experiments with the help of servants Igor (Marty Feldman), Inga (Teri Garr) and the fearsome Frau Blücher (Cloris Leachman). After he creates his own monster (Peter Boyle), new complications ensue with the arrival of the doctor's fiancée, Elizabeth (Madeline Kahn).

It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

December 20 & 22, 2019

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence - who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his good deeds over the years.

Double Feature

1931 Double Feature - Dracula & Frankenstein

January 10, 2020

Dracula -
The dashing, mysterious Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), after hypnotizing a British soldier, Renfield (Dwight Frye), into his mindless slave, travels to London and takes up residence in an old castle. Soon Dracula begins to wreak havoc, sucking the blood of young women and turning them into vampires. When he sets his sights on Mina (Helen Chandler), the daughter of a prominent doctor, vampire-hunter Van Helsing (Edward Van Sloan) is enlisted to put a stop to the count's never-ending bloodlust.

Frankenstein -
This iconic horror film follows the obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) as he attempts to create life by assembling a creature from body parts of the deceased. Aided by his loyal misshapen assistant, Fritz (Dwight Frye), Frankenstein succeeds in animating his monster (Boris Karloff), but, confused and traumatized, it escapes into the countryside and begins to wreak havoc. Frankenstein searches for the elusive being, and eventually must confront his tormented creation.

This is Spinal Tap

This is Spinal Tap

February 28, 2020

"This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real.

Grease

Grease - Sing-A-Long

March 27, 2020

Rydell High's most famous graduating class is going back to school. A newly restored print brings the highest-grossing musical of all time, GREASE (1978), to the big screen as a sing-along. Join Danny and Sandy with your own crew of T-Birds and Pink Ladies for a carnival ride back to those amazing summer nights!

 

Annual Fundraiser Gala

The Broadway Tenors

The Broadway Tenors

April 25, 2020

Three leading men. Three unbelievable voices. They’ll leave you breathless, recreating the roles they’ve played on Broadway and on stages all over the world. Musical theater’s celebrated leading men transport you from Broadway’s Golden Age to the newest hits and back again in a thrilling and moving evening of Broadway’s most beloved songs. You’ll delight to hear favorites from South Pacific, West Side Story, Phantom Of The Opera, Les Miserables, Jersey Boys, and the list goes on. Special material written just for the Broadway Tenors, and graphic scenery that colors this fully staged and choreographed show guarantees an entertaining evening beyond the classics.

 

Resident Arts Organizations' Presentations

Toledo Opera Association
Macbeth
Friday, October 4, 2019
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts
Mozart I
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Toledo Jazz Orchestra
Music of the Harlem Renaissance
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Toledo Opera Association
Gala
Friday, October 25, 2019
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts
Spooktacular
Sunday, October 27, 2019
UT Marching Band
Sounds of the Stadium
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Ballet Theatre of Toledo
The Nutcracker
Friday, November 29, 2019
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Toledo Repertoire Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Friday, December 6, 2019
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Central Catholic HS
Sounds of the Season
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Toledo Jazz Orchestra
Annual Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts
Mozart II
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Toledo Jazz Orchestra
Latin Jazz on a Winter Night
Saturday, January 18, 2020
St. Ursula Academy
Spring Musical
Friday, January 24, 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Toledo Opera
La Boheme
Friday, February 7, 2020
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Toledo School for the Arts
Percussion concert
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts
Mozart III
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Toledo School for the Arts
Limitless Dance
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts
Birds of Chicago
Saturday, March 7, 2020
St. John's Jesuit HS
Spring Musical
Friday, March 13, 2020
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Toledo School for the Arts
Grafiti Dance
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts
Mozart IV
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Toledo Jazz Orchestra
40 Years of Jazz with the TJO
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Toledo Opera
Scalia Ginsburg & Trial by Jury
Friday, April 17, 2020
Sunday, April 19, 2020
Toledo Alliance for Performing Arts
Peter & the Wolf
Friday, May 1, 2020
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Central Catholic HS
Spring Musical
Friday, May 8, 2020
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Toledo School for the Arts
Kaleidoscope
Friday, May 15, 2020
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Courtney's Dance Concepts
Dance Recital
Friday, May 22, 2020
Daryl Jervis Dance
Dance Recital
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Sunday, May 31, 2020
Monday, June 1, 2020
Toledo Choral Society
100 Year Celebration Concert
June 2020
Dance Center of Northwest Ohio
Dance Recital
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Sunday, June 21, 2020

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