The Valentine Theatre

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February 2016

Silver Screen Classic Film Series:
Spartacus
 |  Friday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Silver Screen Classic Film Series:
Hello, Dolly!
 |  Saturday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m.

The Gershwins' classic American folk opera went from Broadway in 1935 to the Met in 1985. "Summertime" and "It Ain't Necessarily So" are just two of the musical gems you will hear in our concert version presented with evocative digital projections. This is opera in your native language: not just the words, but also the music!

BROADWAY SERIES

Our third Broadway Series selection is Saturday Night Fever The Musical. The date is 1976 and in Brooklyn, New York, Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary ability to dance, has only one ambition in life - to become the Disco King! This brand new production of Saturday Night Fever, is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees including the classics “Stayin’ Alive,” “Night Fever,” “Jive Talking,” “ You Should Be Dancing” and “How Deep is Your Love?”

Silver Screen Classic Film Series:
Streetcar Named Desire
 |  Friday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m.

CHILDREN'S SERIES

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he’s a Mexican Chihuahua of course! A brand new musical based on the book by Judy Schachner, Skippyjon Jones Snow What is a twist on the classic fairytale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. (Performance is one hour in length.)

Silver Screen Classic Film Series:
American Graffiti
 |  Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Toledo Jazz Orchestra:
A Night at the Cotton Club featuring Ramona Collins and Nate Gurley
 |  Friday, February 26

March 2016

Ballet Theatre of Toledo:
The Great Pancake Escape
 |  Friday, March 4
Saturday, March 5
Sunday, March 6

Vin Burnham, Hollywood designer and costume maker to the stars, will give a talk about designing and making costumes for some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Entitled “Movie Stars, Rock Stars and Other Creatures!” Vin will take you behind the scenes of preparing costumes for movies, rock concerts and TV and will have samples for you to see up close. Her early collaboration with Ballet Theatre of Toledo’s artistic director Nigel Burgoine lead to the first body casts for the Batman movies.

Toledo School for the Arts:
Limitless Dance
 |  Thursday, March 10

Silver Screen Classic Film Series:
Psycho
 |  Friday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m.

CHILDREN'S SERIES

Now that Junie B. Jones has been going to school for over one-and-a-half years, who better to write the book on EVERYTHING you need to know? Thus Barbara Park’s Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide To School. With a jillion tips, tricks and trip-ups, Junie B. shares her hard-won expertise and shows us all how school is sometimes scary, sometimes super-fun, and ALWAYS something to sing about! (Performance is one hour in length.)

Before joining Junie B. as she shares her top secrets to surviving school, join us at the Valentine for a pre-show picnic. Enjoy lunch in the Grand Lobby at 12:30 and stay for activities, as well as the chance to meet Junie B. herself! All tickets $15.00

Silver Screen Classic Film Series:
Some Like It Hot
 |  Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Toledo Repertoire Theatre: (In Studio A)
Edgy Rep Reading: Miss Witherspoon
 |  Friday, March 18
Saturday, March 19
For Tickets Call 419.243.9277

St. John's Jesuit H.S.:
Spring Musical
 |  Friday, March 18
Saturday, March 19
Sunday, March 20

April 2016

VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

A madcap stage adaptation of the famed 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film (and John Buchan novel) of the same title, The 39 Steps trails unsuspecting Englishman Richard Hannay as he is inadvertently drawn into an elaborate plot by a dark and beautiful female spy. Hannay is met by an outrageous cast of characters, from suspicious Scotsmen to an evil professor to an innocent female companion (with a temper). A whirlwind adventure, The 39 Steps pays homage to Hitchcock and the classic film mysteries with an unapologetic, tongue-in-cheek flair that has won over audiences on Broadway, London and around the world.

Toledo Opera Association:
Romeo Et Juliette
 |  Friday, April 8
Sunday, April 10
For Tickets Call 419.255.7464

CHILDREN'S SERIES

Shakespeare's classic tale of passionate young love sacrificed to family rivalry, including Juliette's famous waltz aria "Je veux vivre," will thrill and delight you.

This sumptuous co-production with Opera Carolina and Virginia Opera, directed by Bernard Uzan, features Canadian soprano Marie-Eve Munger and returning tenor Jonathan Boyd (Alfredo in Toledo Opera's 2011 production of La traviata). Conducted by Opera Carolina's Principal Conductor and General Director, Maestro James Meena, who is also Toledo Opera's Principal Artistic Advisor.

Don't miss this French treat!

VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

A madcap stage adaptation of the famed 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film (and John Buchan novel) of the same title, The 39 Steps trails unsuspecting Englishman Richard Hannay as he is inadvertently drawn into an elaborate plot by a dark and beautiful female spy. Hannay is met by an outrageous cast of characters, from suspicious Scotsmen to an evil professor to an innocent female companion (with a temper). A whirlwind adventure, The 39 Steps pays homage to Hitchcock and the classic film mysteries with an unapologetic, tongue-in-cheek flair that has won over audiences on Broadway, London and around the world.

BROADWAY SERIES

Be ready to rock out like it’s 1956 all over again! Million Dollar Quartet takes audiences back to December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins together in what became one of the most memorable nights in music. Based around that historical event, the musical recounts how the legends ended up in the same room at Sun Records in Memphis for one of the greatest impromptu rock ’n’ roll jam sessions in history. Showcased hit songs include everything from “Blue Suede Shoes,” and “I Walk the Line” to “Riders in the Sky,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog,” and more!

COMEDY SERIES

Chicago’s The Second City returns in a brand new tour titled Hooking Up With The Second City. The Second City is always original, daring, and hilarious. Their alumni list is a veritable “Who’s Who” of comedy including Bill Murray, John & Jim Belushi, Steve Carell, George Wendt, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Joan Rivers, John Candy, Bonnie Hunt, Stephen Corbert, Chris Farley, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Jack McBrayer, Jason Sudeikis and so many more.

CHILDREN'S SERIES

Returning by popular demand, Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. This treasured tale, featuring mad-cap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship. (Performance is one hour in length.)

Toledo School for the Arts:
Xhibit
 |  Thursday, April 21

Toledo Ballet:
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Based on L. Frank Baum's Classic Tale
 |  Saturday, April 30
Sunday, May 1

May 2016

Central Catholic H.S.:
Spring Musical
 |  Friday, May 6
Saturday, May 7
Sunday, May 8

Toledo School for the Arts:
Kaleidoscope
 |  Friday, May 13
Saturday, May 14

Toledo Jazz Orchestra:
The Beatles
 |  Saturday, May 21

Courtney's Dance Concepts:
Spring Dance Recital
 |  Friday, May 27

June 2016

Masterworks Chorale:
Collage
 |  Saturday, June 4

Dance Centre of NW Ohio:
Spring Dance Recital
 |  Saturday, June 18
Sunday, June 19

 

2016

 

Casablanca

Friday, January 15

7:30 p.m.

Dr. Strangelove

Friday, January 22

7:30 p.m.

Blues Brothers

Saturday, January 23

7:30 p.m.

Romancing the Stone - CANCELED

Friday, January 29

7:30 p.m.

Yankee Doodle Dandy - CANCELED

Saturday, January 30

7:30 p.m.

Spartacus

Friday, February 5

7:30 p.m.

Hello, Dolly!

Saturday, February 6

7:30 p.m.

Streetcar Named Desire

Friday, February 19

7:30 p.m.

American Graffitti

Saturday, February 20

7:30 p.m.

Psycho

Friday, March 11

7:30 p.m.

Some Like It Hot

Saturday, March 12

7:30 p.m.

Toledo’s New Old Fashioned Night Out : $5 movie screenings
Cold Tall Drafts • Full Bar • Popcorn
Purchase any four films together, and save $1 each!
Titles and dates may change. Call the box office for confirmation.
General Admission, reservations suggested.