Musical runs at Eisenhower
UNIVERSITY PARK - The musical "A Year with Frog and Toad," based on characters and events in a series of popular children's books by Arnold Lobel, earned three Tony Award nominations, including best musical, during its run on Broadway.
Now, the show's national tour will stop at Eisenhower Auditorium on the Penn State University Park campus at 2 p.m. March 27.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $8 for University Park students and $13 for people age 18 and younger. Tickets are available online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX or in person at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Tickets Downtown, the HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk and the Bryce Jordan Center.
Wilder play to be shown
STATE COLLEGE - Next Stage will present Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" at The State Theatre at 8 p.m. April 9-10 and April 16 and 17 and at 3 p.m. April 10 and 11 and April 17 and 18.
"Our Town" follows the small town of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, through three acts: "Daily Life," "Love and Marriage" and "Death and Eternity."
Tickets are $16 for the general public and $14 for students.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.StateTickets. org, at the box office from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday or by calling 272-0606.
Indie artists visit theater
STATE COLLEGE - Independent pop artist Ingrid Michaelson, with special guest Cara Salimando, will perform at The State Theatre at 8 p.m. April 15.
Michaelson first came to mainstream attention as an unsigned artist with numerous songs appearing on the ABC hit "Grey's Anatomy" and on such shows as "One Tree Hill" and "The Bad Girls Club." Her subsequent debut album "Girls and Boys" featured the hit "The Way I Am," which was featured in an Old Navy sales campaign.
Tickets cost $27 and $17 for the first 250 Penn State University Park students. Tickets can be purchased online at www.StateTickets. org, at the theater box office from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday or from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday or by calling 272-0606.
Juniata artists get exhibit
HUNTINGDON - Juniata College students studying fine arts, photography and ceramics will exhibit art in a variety of media at the Juniata College Museum of Art from Thursday to April 10.
The exhibit will feature more than two dozen works made by Juniata students during the 2009-2010 academic year. The works on display were created in art classes supervised by Monika Malewska, assistant professor of art, Bethany Benson, assistant professor of art, and Patricia Howard, lecturer in art.
There is an opening reception at the museum from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The reception and continuing exhibition is free and open to the public.
For more information, call 641-3505 or visit www.juniata.edu/museum.
TCP holding new auditions
TYRONE - The Tyrone Community Players will hold auditions for their third production of the season, "The Dixie Swim Club," at 7 p.m. March 14 and 15 at St. Matthews Parish Hall, Lincoln Ave.
The cast consists of five Southern women whose friendships began many years ago, on their college swim team.
The play will be performed on April 24 and 25 at the Parish Hall and will be directed by Kathy Fink.
Contact Ramona at 684-ART2 for a perusal script or for more information.
'Wizard of Oz' comes to Hall
PITTSBURGH - The iconic musical "The Wizard of Oz" will be performed at Heinz Hall at 7:30 p.m. March 30 through April 1, 8 p.m. April 2 and 3, 2 p.m. April 3 and 1 and 6:30 p.m. April 4. The production is based on the Royal Shakespeare Company's adaptation of the work.
Tickets will range from $21 to $59 and are available at the Box Office at Theater Square, by calling 412-392-4900 and online at pgharts. org.