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Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

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200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
419-423-2787http://findlayforthearts.org/

Upcoming Events

January 2017

A Celebration of Music and Arts

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beat the winter blues as Findlay First Edition (FFE) and Pantasia share their talents in A Celebration of Music and Arts, a dynamic show filled with singing, dancing, and the sounds of the Islands!  Joining these two local favorites are… Find out more »
$18

15th Annual Comedy Jam

January 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 15th Annual Comedy Jam is featuring headliner comedian and magician Nash Fung, with featured comedian Bonnie Kilroe and host Louis Ramey. Tickets are available now, this event is open to the public with tickets for $18.  Learn more here… Find out more »

The Best of The Second City

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater comes to Findlay with “The Best of The Second City.” This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen… Find out more »
February 2017

Lightning Thief

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Enjoy a special School Day Performance – The Lightning Thief!  There are two performances, at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school…again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological… Find out more »

Defending The Caveman

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Defending the Caveman is a worldwide rock-solid tour deforce that has won the hearts of millions in over 30 countries in more than 15 different languages. The messages conveyed in Defending the Caveman are universal: laughter is the same in… Find out more »

Teaching Shakespeare

February 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Professional Development Workshops are presented by The Arts Partnership.  They are FREE to ALL educators and pre-service educators. Bring Shakespeare to life in your classroom! In this workshop, teachers will build skills to help their students actively explore and analyze… Find out more »

Kevin MaC Band

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Before a single note leaves his lips or one chord is strummed from his acoustic guitar, national touring country music artist Kevin MaC wins over audiences with his warm, exuberant personality. Over the course of his career, Kevin has opened… Find out more »

The Addams Family

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until February 26, 2017
The University of Findlay’s theatre program presents the new musical comedy featuring the members of the Addams Family. The Addams’ annual family gathering turns upside-down after Wednesday’s boyfriend and his parents arrive for dinner. As a result, Gomez keeps a… Find out more »

The Addams Family

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The University of Findlay’s theatre program presents the new musical comedy featuring the members of the Addams Family. The Addams’ annual family gathering turns upside-down after Wednesday’s boyfriend and his parents arrive for dinner. As a result, Gomez keeps a… Find out more »

The Addams Family

February 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The University of Findlay’s theatre program presents the new musical comedy featuring the members of the Addams Family. The Addams’ annual family gathering turns upside-down after Wednesday’s boyfriend and his parents arrive for dinner. As a result, Gomez keeps a… Find out more »
$30-$60

William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
While touring England, the Reduced Shakespeare Company uncovered a manuscript that turned out to be the literary Holy Grail: William Shakespeare’s long lost first play! No, really. We found this centuries-old manuscript in a parking lot in Leicester, England. We… Find out more »
March 2017

Peking Acrobats

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
For the last 30 years, The Peking Acrobats® have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; they are experts at trick cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They defy gravity with… Find out more »

Little Red Knows Karate: Using storytelling to jazz up your class

March 14 @ 4:30 am - 6:30 pm
Professional Development Workshops are presented by The Arts Partnership.  They are FREE to ALL educators and pre-service educators. In this workshop we will share how to jazz and snazz your classroom using storytelling and story making. By enhancing fiction and… Find out more »
$5

CommunityREAD 2017- Sean Covey

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sean Covey, bestselling author, will share the secrets of success from the 7 Habits family of books at the 2017 CommunityREAD feature event. Son of Stephen R. Covey, author of the CommunityREAD feature title “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective… Find out more »
$30-$60

The Hunts

March 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Known for their harmony-laced take on alt-folk, The Hunts are a Chesapeake, Virginia-based band of seven siblings who’ve been playing music together almost their entire lives. The siblings learned to sing and play violin as young kids and spent much… Find out more »

Cat in the Hat

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Enjoy a special School Day Performance – Cat in the Hat! There are two performances, at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. From the moment his tall, red-and-white striped hat appears at their door, Sally and her brother know that the… Find out more »
$8-$10

Cat in the Hat

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Arguably the most famous children’s book of all time, Childsplay is one of only a handful of theatre companies in the United States to perform the adaptation, making this high-energy and hilarious show a “must-see” for area families! “You can… Find out more »
April 2017

Menopause: The Musical

April 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Come join our sisterhood with Menopause: The Musical®! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot ashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more. This hilarious… Find out more »
$8-$10

Dancing Wheels

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing Wheels Company & School. Considered one of the premier arts and disabilities organizations… Find out more »
$8-$10

Dancing Wheels

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing Wheels Company & School. Considered one of the premier arts and disabilities organizations… Find out more »

Stand-Up Comedy with Tom Cotter

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Comedian Tom Cotter has taken the comedy scene by storm since finishing as runner-up and becoming the Breakout Star from Season seven’s “America’s Got Talent.” He lost to a dog act, but don’t hold that against him; Tom was the… Find out more »

Turtle Island Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Its name derived from creation mythology found in Native American Folklore, the Turtle Island Quartet, since its inception in 1985, has been a singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings. Winner of the… Find out more »

Magic Moments – A Celebration of the 50’s and 60’s in Song

April 29
The Millstream Singers Male Chorus of Findlay presents the 2017 Great Lakes Male Chorus Association’s Big Sing!  This year’s show will be “Magic Moments – A Celebration of the 50’s and 60’s in Song” More information coming soon!… Find out more »
May 2017

Gavin Creel: Coming Home to You

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Born in Findlay and raised in the Midwest, Gavin Creel has gone on to be one of Broadway’s biggest stars. He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his work as Elder Price in The … Find out more »

Becky’s School of Dance Yearly Show

May 28
Save the Date!  The show will take place at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.… Find out more »
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