The Valentine Theatre

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October 2017

Encore! The Valentine Theatre Story  |  Tuesday, October 17

Silver Screen Classics - The Shining  |  Friday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.

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Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe — a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

Toledo Symphony Orchestra -
Halloween Spooktacular
 |  Sunday, October 29

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419.246.8000

November 2017

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Direct from sell-out seasons in London, Hong Kong and Edinburgh comes the mind-blowing vocal show GOBSMACKED! This next-generation a cappella show redefines the limits of the human voice. Featuring the reigning world champion beatboxer Ball-Zee and an international cast of world-class vocalists, GOBSMACKED! weaves stories through all forms of a cappella from traditional street corner harmonies to cutting edge, multi-track live looping. Heart stopping singing and jaw dropping beatboxing guarantees the audience will leave with a song in their heart and a smile on their face.

VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

A Ghost Play adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by SusanHill; directed by Elizabeth Cottle

The story comes dramatically alive as a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror. A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black, engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds.

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This musical biography for young audiences follows the story of Wilbur and Orville Wright — America’s pioneers of aviation. With courage, ingenuity and determination, they make their dream of flying come true!

BROADWAY SERIES

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into The Valentine! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow in this lavish production, featuring breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs. A spectacular celebration of the iconic 1939 MGM film, THE WIZARD OF OZ will blow you away from the moment the tornado touches down and transports you to a dazzling Oz, complete with munchkins and flying monkeys.

Silver Screen Classics - Singin' In The Rain  |  Friday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m.

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VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

A Ghost Play adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by SusanHill; directed by Elizabeth Cottle

The story comes dramatically alive as a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror. A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black, engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds.

As a tribute to all who have served this country, the TJO will perform a "Live World War II Radio Broadcast" with a celebrity announcer. The band will perform the songs and patriotic music of the day from Les Brown, Glenn Miller, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, and more. Be sure not to miss this musical opportunity to show our veterans how much they mean to us.

Veterans recieve half-off tickets, contact the box office at 419.242.2787 for more information.

UT Marching Band -
Sounds of the Stadium
 |  Saturday, November 18

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Ballet Theatre of Toledo -
The Nutcracker
 |  Friday, November 24
Saturday, November 25
Sunday, November 26

December 2017

Toledo Repertoire Theatre -
A Christmas Carol
 |  Friday, December 1
Saturday, December 2
Sunday, December 3

Masterworks Chorale -
Christmas Concert at Epworth UMC
 |  Saturday, December 2
Sunday, December 3

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Home for the Holidays is a magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight and captivate audiences. Welcome back Australia’s rock-stars of the opera as they amaze and enthrall with their unique selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal favorites. With soaring versions of Joy to the World, Sleigh Ride, White Christmas, Amazing Grace, Winter Wonderland, Feliz Navidad and many more, Home for the Holidays is the perfect way to celebrate the spirit of the season.

Central Catholic H.S. -
Sounds of Christmas
 |  Sunday, December 10

Silver Screen Classics - It's a Wonderful Life  |  Friday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m.

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Toledo Jazz Orchestra -
Holiday Tunes
 |  Saturday, December 16 at 8:00 p.m.

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January 2018

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Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall’s (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET returns to The Valentine after premiering here several years ago! Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including Cabaret, Willkommen and Maybe This Time. Leave your troubles outside – life is beautiful at CABARET – John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff’s Tony-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.

Silver Screen Classics - War of the Worlds  |  Friday, January 5 at 7:30 p.m.

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Silver Screen Classics - North by Northwest  |  Friday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m.

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VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

Play by Lauren Gunderson; directed by Jeffrey J. Albright

In a Harvard basement office, Henrietta Swan Leavitt maps the night sky, cataloging the stars. Although the task seems endless, she may complete it long before she’s accepted in the man’s world of 19th-century scientific study. And can her studies teach her anything about the mysterious territory of her own heart? Revel in the romance of the universe on this historic journey of love, family, science, and determination.

VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

Play by Lauren Gunderson; directed by Jeffrey J. Albright

In a Harvard basement office, Henrietta Swan Leavitt maps the night sky, cataloging the stars. Although the task seems endless, she may complete it long before she’s accepted in the man’s world of 19th-century scientific study. And can her studies teach her anything about the mysterious territory of her own heart? Revel in the romance of the universe on this historic journey of love, family, science, and determination.

Toledo Opera Association -
Rigoletto
 |  Friday, January 26
Sunday, January 28

for tickets call
419.255.7464

February 2018

St. Ursula Academy -
Musical
 |  Friday, February 3
Saturday, February 4
Sunday, February 5

Silver Screen Classics - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington  |  Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m.

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Silver Screen Classics - Gone With the Wind  |  Friday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.

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BROADWAY SERIES

In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It’s what they’ve worked for – with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. It’s the one opportunity to do what they’ve always dreamed – to have the chance to dance. This is A Chorus Line, the musical for everyone who’s ever had a dream and put it all on the line. Winner of nine Tony Awards, including “Best Musical” and the Pulitzer Prize for drama, this singular sensation returns for an all-new tour.

Valentine’s Day Afterglow Candlelight Dessert and Wine Reception
$20 per person.
Meet & greet the cast immediately following the show!
Additional cost benefits The Valentine!

Toledo School for the Arts -
Alternative Wilde
 |  Wednesday, February 21

March 2018

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Under the direction of Sylvia Waters from 1974 to 2012, Ailey II flourished into one of the most popular modern dance companies, combining a rigorous touring schedule with extensive community outreach programs. With Artistic Director Troy Powell at the helm, Ailey II continues to thrive as he brings a fresh dimension to this beloved company. Dance Magazine calls Ailey II “second to none,” and The New York Times declares, “There’s nothing like an evening spent with Ailey II, the younger version of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.”

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ALL SINGING! ALL DANCING! ALL BIG BAND! Based on Bob Hope’s 1942 USO tour to the troops in the field, ALL HANDS ON DECK! is performed by four charismatic singer/dancer/comics and a nine-piece orchestra featuring the songs, dances and laughs that America has loved since the ’40s. Songs include: Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Atchison Topeka And The Santa Fe, I’m In The Mood For Love, Don’t Fence Me In, America The Beautiful, Deep In The Heart Of Texas, & more! Plus, add in a powerful Military Medley with a veteran’s salute. Step back into 1942 with ALL HANDS ON DECK!

Toledo School for the Arts -
Limitless
 |  Thursday, March 8

CHILDREN'S SERIES

Dear first-grade journal,

Hooray, hooray! TheatreworksUSA is making a musical (that is a play all jumbled together with singing and dancing, I believe). And what do you know! It’s all about me, Junie B. Jones! (The B stands for Beatrice, only I do not like Beatrice. I just like B and that’s all.)

This is the bestest musical ever, I tell you! It’s got loads of funny songs, and it’s based on a bunch of books this lady, Barbara Park, wrote about me and the things I do in first grade.

Whew! I’m glad I can write everything down in my Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal! And you know what? I think I might like first grade after all!

Love, (but not the mushy kind)
Junie B.

Toledo Jazz Orchestra -
Randy Brecker
 |  Saturday, March 10 at 8:00 p.m.

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St. John's Jesuit H.S. -
Spring Musical
 |  Friday, March 16
Saturday, March 17
Sunday, March 18

Toledo School for the Arts -
Xhibit
 |  Wednesday, March 21

CHILDREN'S SERIES

Huck and Tom and the Mighty Mississippi introduces the audience to the characters, setting, humor and humanity of Mark Twain’s most famous novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Join Huck, Tom, Jim, Becky Thatcher, Aunt Polly and all the residents and rapscallions of Hannibal, Missouri as they explore the majestic river that defined their lives, tested their souls, and carried their spirit into the heart of America.

Masterworks Chorale -
Classics Concert at Hope Lutheran
 |  Saturday, March 24

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April 2018

Toledo Opera Association -
I Dream
 |  Friday, April 6
Sunday, April 8

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419.255.7464

BROADWAY SERIES

Now in its 25th amazing year, the “World’s Most Successful Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical” continues to thrill audiences on tour! Viewed by more than 20 million people in over 20,000 performances worldwide, Buddy opened in London’s West End in 1989, and has been seen throughout the world winning numerous awards along the way. Buddy tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs Peggy Sue, That’ll Be The Day, Not Fade Away, Oh Boy, Ritchie Valens’ La Bamba, The Big Bopper’s Chantilly Lace, and many more!

Toledo Jazz Orchestra -
Old Black Magic Gala
 |  Friday, April 13

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GALA

All Ticket Levels Include:
Complimentary dessert & “Happy Hour”* Martini Bar: 7 to 8 p.m.
(A wide variety of $5 premium martinis. Full cash bar also available.)

• Concert: 8 p.m. • Dancing & Munchies ON STAGE!: 10 p.m. to midnight
• Dress: Motown Cool/Business Casual Attire
Tickets: $85, $70, $60, $50 per person* Call The Valentine at 419-242-2787 or visit the box office soon!

* This annual concert benefits our not-for-profit historical theatre’s ongoing maintenance. A portion is tax deductible! Valet parking available. Vouchers not accepted.

Bringing the unforgettable songs of Motown to The Valentine, A Temptations Revue featuring former lead singer of the Temptations and Grammy Award-winner Barrington “Bo” Henderson, one of the only Temptations lead singers to have received a Grammy. This dynamic and driving show spans more than a decade of Temptations classics, every one of these songs among the most recognizable and culture-defining songs in pop music history: My Girl, Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone, Get Ready, Ain’t Too Proud To Beg, Just My Imagination, I Wish It Would Rain and so many more!

A Temptations Revue featuring Bo Henderson recreates the great harmonies and choreographed dance steps that made the Temptations famous and features a six-piece band that is a show in itself. The musicianship is second to none, and many of the players have backed up or opened up for many of the original Motown artists, including other former members of the Temptations.

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A Valentine Return Engagement!

In a concert-style show that he has been presenting for the last six years, Hanna introduces a variety of animals on stage along with video clips from his many wildlife adventures around the world, hoping to entertain and inform in the laid-back style that has made him the Director Emeritus to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, one of the country’s most recognizable animal authorities. “It’s like going on safari with me and getting a chance to see the animals on stage as well,” Hanna said. “I love doing these shows because when I do my TV shows all you really see is cameras in front of you, but here is a chance to really meet people and talk to them and find out what they want to know.”

Toledo Ballet Association -
Spring Ballet
 |  Saturday, April 28
Sunday, April 29

May 2018

Central Catholic H.S. -
Spring Musical
 |  Friday, May 4
Saturday, May 5
Sunday, May 6

Toledo Jazz Orchestra -
B & W Transportation Bistro Series 3
 |  Thursday, May 10

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Toledo School for the Arts -
Kaleidoscope
 |  Friday, May 11
Saturday, May 12

Courtney's Dance Concepts -
Spring Recital
 |  Friday, May 25

June 2018

VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

Play by Lynn Nottage; directed by Jeremy Allen

The year is 1950, and while Americans are dealing with post-World War II life, the start of the Cold War, and the looming civil rights movement, an African-American family — father Godfrey Crump and his two daughters Ernestine, 17 and Ermina, 15 — are reeling from the loss of Godfrey’s wife and the girls’ mother. As Godfrey tries to find solace by moving the family from Florida to Brooklyn, both girls try to adjust to their new lives, while their aunt tries to undo the conservative teachings of Godfrey with her free-thought philosophy. But tension reaches its peak when Godfrey falls in love with a German woman and brings her home to meet the family. Actors Collaborative Toledo. (ACT)

Masterworks Chorale -
Collage: Opposites Attract
 |  Saturday, June 2

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VALENTINE STUDIO A THEATRE

Play by Lynn Nottage; directed by Jeremy Allen

The year is 1950, and while Americans are dealing with post-World War II life, the start of the Cold War, and the looming civil rights movement, an African-American family — father Godfrey Crump and his two daughters Ernestine, 17 and Ermina, 15 — are reeling from the loss of Godfrey’s wife and the girls’ mother. As Godfrey tries to find solace by moving the family from Florida to Brooklyn, both girls try to adjust to their new lives, while their aunt tries to undo the conservative teachings of Godfrey with her free-thought philosophy. But tension reaches its peak when Godfrey falls in love with a German woman and brings her home to meet the family. Actors Collaborative Toledo. (ACT)

Toledo Jazz Orchestra -
B & W Transportation Bistro Series 4
 |  Thursday, June 14

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Dance Centre of NW Ohio -
Spring Dance Recital
 |  Saturday, June 16
Sunday, June 17

Silver Screen Classic Film Series
Sponsored by: THE BLADE

 

2017

 

The Shining

Friday, October 27

7:30 p.m.

Singin' In The Rain

Friday, November 10

7:30 p.m.

It's A Wonderful Life

Friday, December 15

7:30 p.m.

 

2018

 

War of the Worlds

Friday, January 5

7:30 p.m.

North by Northwest

Friday, January 12

7:30 p.m.

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Friday, February 9

7:30 p.m.

Gone With the Wind

Friday, February 16

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.