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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) 423-2787 https://mcpa.org/

January 2020

Intro to Fiction Writing with Tobias Buckell

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$10

Intro to Fiction Writing with Tobias Buckell

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February 2020

Family Series: The Amazing Max

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$14 – $20

Max Darwin has amassed a lot of show-biz cred for someone his age. Thrust into the limelight as a baby by his street-performer parents, Darwin’s off-Broadway show The Amazing Max has received rave reviews from The New York Times, Huffington Post and PBS Kids. Working as a magic consultant for TV shows like Gotham, Blindspot and America’s Got Talent, Max has also released an instructional video that teaches kids how to perform magic using everyday items. Family audiences will love…

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Ann Hood Dinner & Discussion

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$15 – $63

Bestselling author Ann Hood brings her intricately-woven messages to anyone who has ever loved, lost and started over again from scratch. Her latest book Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love and Food, combines stories of Hood’s journey through life’s triumphs and tragedies, accompanied by recipes that somehow fit in perfectly with her insightful prose. She takes her audience from moments of joy (Gogo’s Meatballs) to coping with a painful divorce by teaching her young daughter to make the perfect omelet.…

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The Ultimate McCartney Experience

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$30

The ultimate McCartney Experience returns to the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts for another great show. The best of The Beatles and the epic hits of Wings. See you there! My Love, Listen to What the Man Said, Yesterday, All My Loving, Lady Madonna, Jet, Band on The Run, Live and Let Die, Maybe I’m Amazed, I Saw Her Standing There, Can’t Buy Me Love and many more. You will hear the best of Paul McCartney at our shows!…

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4th Annual Findlay Goes Red Ladies’ Luncheon

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$50

Save the Date and plan to join us to learn how to prevent the nation's number one killer of women, heart disease. All proceeds to benefit the American Heart Association. Tickets $50 or a table of 8 for $350. Please reserve a spot here to be contacted for ticket arrangements.

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Fairy Tale Follies Presented by Madcap Puppets

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$14 – $20

Prepare to meet your dragon! Or, you could make the Queen laugh and be spared. Families join court jesters Winx and Jinx as they take a lot more than poetic license with traditional fairy tales including Hansel and Gretel, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and the Three Little Pigs. Adapted by Jerry Handorf and Dylan Sheldon, Fairy Tale Follies is a great encouragement for early literacy, giving kiddos something interesting to talk and write about. Older children will learn a…

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March 2020

Chicken Dance

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$5

What’s a kid to do when told that their dream is an impossibility? Why, take a lesson from Marge and Lola, of course! Adapted from the book by Tammi Sauer, Chicken Dance is a musical parable with characters that include two gutsy, talented chickens, a domineering duck and an insecure cow. Winner of the 2009 National Parenting Publications Gold Award, Chicken Dance will delight audiences as they explore family relationships and believing in yourself. Recommended for Grades: K-2

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Chicken Dance

March 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$5

What’s a kid to do when told that their dream is an impossibility? Why, take a lesson from Marge and Lola, of course! Adapted from the book by Tammi Sauer, Chicken Dance is a musical parable with characters that include two gutsy, talented chickens, a domineering duck and an insecure cow. Winner of the 2009 National Parenting Publications Gold Award, Chicken Dance will delight audiences as they explore family relationships and believing in yourself. Recommended for Grades: K-2

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EmiSunshine

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$15 – $20

Her name’s appropriate. EmiSunshine lights up a stage with her unique music … a blend of Americana, Bluegrass Gospel and Country. Hailed by Billboard and Rolling Stone as an “intense little sister” to artists like Janis Joplin, EmiSunshine appears in The King, a Sundance Film Festival selection that premiered at Cannes, where Emi also performed. Her television credits include the Today Show and Little Big Shots.

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LIVE at Armes: EmiSunshine

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$15 – $25

Her name’s appropriate. EmiSunshine lights up a stage with her unique music ... a blend of Americana, Bluegrass Gospel and Country. Hailed by Billboard and Rolling Stone as an “intense little sister” to artists like Janis Joplin, EmiSunshine appears in The King, a Sundance Film Festival selection that premiered at Cannes, where Emi also performed. Her television credits include the Today Show and Little Big Shots.

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Intro to Improvisation with Julie Lane

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$10

Have you ever wanted to think quicker on your feet? Be able to be more spontaneous with your thoughts and words? The Adult Improv workshop will help you do just that. This workshop will inspire your inner creativity to improve character relations and communication skills through games and activities that will promise to be energizing and fun!

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Youtheatre’s The Little Mermaid Jr.

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$13 – $16

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave…

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The Little Mermaid Jr.

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$13 – $16

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean…

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Youtheatre’s The Little Mermaid Jr.

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on March 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$13 – $16

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave…

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Intro to Poetry Writing with Jeff Gundy

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$10

Intro to Poetry Writing with Jeff Gundy

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Official Blues Brothers Revue

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$25 – $39

You’ve got a half tank of gas, it’s dark and you’re wearing sunglasses. What do you do? We suggest driving your 1974 Dodge Monaco over to MCPA for the Official Blues Brothers Review. Performing hits from the original movie, including “Soul Man,” “Rubber Biscuit” and “Sweet Home Chicago,” Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty are the only duo in the U.S. sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi to perform as Jake and Elwood. The pair presents a perfect blend of…

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Llama Llama LIVE

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$14 – $20

What’s Baby Llama to do? He has all the necessities for a night of peaceful slumber, except a goodnight kiss from Mama Llama! Based on the beloved book series (and now a new Netflix series) by Anna Dewdney, this hilarious musical will delight audiences from pre-K through the early elementary grades. With 20 million books in print, Dewdney’s “Llama Llama” tales have been translated into eight languages. All books have been on The New York Times Bestseller List for Children’s Books. Just…

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Community Read Presentation

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Public presentation for Community Read of Before We Were Yours. Location: Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St. Book signing to follow the program. Also 9AM talk at the high school followed by 11AM luncheon with presentation. Sponsored by Findlay-Hancock Public Library. FMI contact the library https://www.findlaylibrary.org/ Findlay, OH.

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April 2020

Albert Cummings

April 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$15 – $20

You won’t have to travel far this year to experience authentic blues. Inspired by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert Cummings exploded on the blues-rock scene in the early 2000’s. According to Rock and Blues Muse, “His muscular guitar work is simply outstanding. He’s a great blues singer…with passion for the tunes inherent in his full-throttle approach.” Praised for his masterful guitar work, Albert Cummings has toured and performed with blues legends B.B. King, Johnny Winter and Buddy Guy.

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LIVE at Armes: Albert Cummings

April 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$15

You won’t have to travel far this year to experience authentic blues. Inspired by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert Cummings exploded on the blues-rock scene in the early 2000’s. According to Rock and Blues Muse, “His muscular guitar work is simply outstanding. He’s a great blues singer...with passion for the tunes inherent in his full-throttle approach.” Praised for his masterful guitar work, Albert Cummings has toured and performed with blues legends B.B. King, Johnny Winter and Buddy Guy.

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Zonta Spring Style Show

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$30

April 16, 2020 at the Marathon Center for the Performimg Arts. Tickets $30. Proceeds will benefit Keeping Kids Safe Foster Care Agency, Findlay Enrichment Program, and BVH Forensic Nurse Program. Doors open at 6pm for a night of fun, food, drinks, swag bags, raffles, style show, and live auction! Perfect "Girl's Night Out" event with tables of 8 available. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. This year you can even take your chance at one of our…

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Pointe of the Evening Ballet & Auction

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Classical ballet and contemporary dance – along with a surprise or two – await the audience at the Pointe of the Evening Ballet and Auction. The annual event, a staple in Findlay’s performing arts scene, will be held on April 18, 2020, and will feature Neos Dance Theatre. The dancers will once again take the stage at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. “The opportunity to perform on a world-class stage in downtown Findlay is exciting,” says Judy Reading,…

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May 2020

William Close & The Earth Harp Collective

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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$39 – $69

According to The New York Times, watching a performance of The Earth Harp Collective is like “being inside a giant cello.” Installation artist William Close explores the connection between architecture and music with strings up to 1,000 ft. long that travel over the audience. The Earth Harp garnered a finalist slot on America’s Got Talent and made the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s largest playable stringed musical instrument. With performances from the Colosseum to Coachella, Earth Harp…

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