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Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

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200 W. Main Cross St.
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
419-423-2787MarathonCenterArts.org

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August 2017

Food Truck Court

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2017
Every Wednesday at Marathon Center for the Performing Arts various Food Trucks gather to dish out delicious food for you!  Which food trucks gather range week to week, food trucks that may attend are A to Z Meats of Bluffton, ABC Concessions, Amy May’s Rockin’ Taco, Angie’s Street Tacos, Dixie Girl Truck, JK Juices and King’s Concessions and more! Find out more »

Food Truck Court

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2017
Every Wednesday at Marathon Center for the Performing Arts various Food Trucks gather to dish out delicious food for you!  Which food trucks gather range week to week, food trucks that may attend are A to Z Meats of Bluffton, ABC Concessions, Amy May’s Rockin’ Taco, Angie’s Street Tacos, Dixie Girl Truck, JK Juices and King’s Concessions and more! Find out more »

Food Truck Court

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2017
Every Wednesday at Marathon Center for the Performing Arts various Food Trucks gather to dish out delicious food for you!  Which food trucks gather range week to week, food trucks that may attend are A to Z Meats of Bluffton, ABC Concessions, Amy May’s Rockin’ Taco, Angie’s Street Tacos, Dixie Girl Truck, JK Juices and King’s Concessions and more! Find out more »
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Hancock County Farmers’ Market

August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Head to the Hancock County Farmers’ Market every Thursday through October to gather your produce, baked goods, homemade creations, and more!  Each week the Farmers’ Market will have live music and a different local nonprofit organizations will be present with information and fundraisers, allowing visitors a chance to learn more about our community and to support organizations that work to strengthen our community.  The market is located under cover, so come rain or shine! This week’s Farmers’ Market is at Marathon… Find out more »
September 2017

Johnny Mathis: The Voice of Romance Tour

September 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Celebrating his 61st year in the music industry, legendary singer Johnny Mathis is a sublime vocalist whose approach to pop music eclipses passing fads and trends. Best-known for his supremely popular hits like “Chances Are,” “It’s Not For Me To Say,” and “Misty,” Mathis has recorded more than 80 albums, 6 Christmas albums, and has sold millions of records worldwide. During his extensive career, he has had 3 songs inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, achieved 50 Hits on… Find out more »

Live @ Armes: Carsie Blanton

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New Orlean’s based singer/songwriter Carsie Blanton is beyond categorization. Her albums range from folk and Americana through rock and indie pop, with a little classic jazz thrown in along with way. But no matter the genre, Blanton’s wit, humor and captivating charm shine through. She has release four albums and toured extensively throughout North America and Europe since 2006, as a headliner and as support for Paul Simon, The Wood Brothers, The Weepies, Shawn Colvin and many more. This performance… Find out more »

Decades Rewind

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Decades Rewind is a National touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster show! It celebrates the hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s, the most prominent decades in music history. Disco, Funk, Rock and Motown all take center stage in this brand new theatrical concert featuring over 60s songs, 100 costume changes and nostalgic video . From Aretha to Zeppelin, Decades Rewind will have you singing and dancing in the aisles. This IS the… Find out more »

Reaching Women Conference

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Reaching Women will welcome Allison Allen & Vicki Courtney in Findlay at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Join us for this one-day interdenominational women’s conference designed to provide spiritual growth and Christian fellowship to women of all ages including teenage girls. See the schedule for the day online Find out more »
October 2017
$12-$15

Youtheatre’s Seussical

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every day until October 8, 2017
The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and… Find out more »
$12-$15

Youtheatre’s Seussical

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every day until October 8, 2017
The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and… Find out more »

Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take a group of long-time performers from the venerable concert hall, combine them with the Crescent City’s “Soul Queen” Irma Thomas, throw in the spiritual authority of The Blind Boys of Alabama, and you get a very special evening of music that showcases “The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans.” Touring together for the first time, “The Heart and Soul Queen of… Find out more »

The Wright Stuff: First in Flight

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Barely out of their teens, two brave bicycle mechanics team with their studious sister to out-invent the world’s top scientists and achieve the timeless dream of flight. From their tiny workshop in Ohio, Orville and Wilbur Wright travel to North Carolina and launch the first powered, sustained, and controlled flight of an airplane, changing the world forever. Shows are at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. This School Day Performance is brought to you by The Arts Partnership and is ideal… Find out more »

Sense & Sensibility

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Seduction, courtship, love, heartbreak and surprise overflow in Aquila Theatre’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s most popular novel, Sense & Sensibility. Known for bold interpretations of classical plays for contemporary audiences, Aquila Theatre brings an innovative style and vibrant physical approach to each performance. Watch as this dynamic theatre company puts its own twist on this classic romantic comedy. Find out more »
November 2017

Get the Led Out

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get the Led Out (GTLO) has captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians, intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before! Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-creates songs, in all their depth and glory, with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed. When you hear three… Find out more »

Pirate School

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pirate School! is a madcap, swashbuckling solo variety show created and performed by veteran New York physical comedian and actor David Engel. Now in it’s 24th season, this riotous, interactive pirate escapade has delighted thousands of families with a mischievous blend of improvisational clown theater and it’s signature brand of boisterous full-audience participation This program is brought to you by The Arts Partnership and Marathon Center for the Performing Arts as part of their Family Series. Find out more »

Kevin Mac & Friends

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for this special evening as Kevin Mac returns to Findlay with his Nashville friends Keith Stegall and Kent Blazy on stage for a fun-filled and entertaining country concert! These three songwriters have written hits for Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Rascal Flatts, and more. Join them as they sing their songs and share behind the scene stories from Nashville’s stages and studios. Find out more »

Live @ Armes: Birds of Chicago

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Birds of Chicago was born in 2012 when JT Nero began writing for his vocal star-muse, Allison Russell. Both were accomplished singer/songwriters with projects of their own but together there was an unmistakable chemistry. Their self-described “secular gospel” music is raw and soul-rich, simultaneously wayward, joyful and lonesome. A sound this refreshing demands to be experienced live and Birds of Chicago have toured 200 nights a year since their formation, developing a fervent following, This performance is a part of… Find out more »
December 2017

A 1940’s Nutcracker

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Nutcracker comes with great anticipation for families and children of all ages. This year Neos Dance Theatre will return with the timeless tale as an original production: A 1940s Nutcracker, set in Findlay, Ohio. Neos Dance Theatre’s story takes a twist from the original tale by paying homage to an iconic age of film, fashion, American Christmas traditions, the industrial age, and WWII. Neos Dance Theatre’s A 1940s Nutcracker “puts local history into play in a clever and spirited… Find out more »
$5

At the Stroke of Midnight

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
It will take a miracle to help William, an over-worked clock maker, discover the true meaning of the holiday season. The true spirit of the season shines brightly as he learns how to laugh and love again in this charming new musical. This School Day Performance is brought to you by The Arts Partnership and is ideal for grades Pre K to 8.  While schools are invited to School Day Performances, home-schoolers an the public are invited to attend with $5… Find out more »

Hot Club of San Francisco

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
To hear Hot Club of San Francisco live, or on any of their 13 albums, is to be carried back to the 1930’s and the small, smoky jazz clubs of Paris and the refined lounge of the famous Hotel Ritz. Often called gypsy jazz, the ensemble’s music has entranced audiences around the globe for over 20 years. Acoustic Guitarhailed the group’s playing as “intricate, scorching and often brilliant.” With frequent national and international tours — from Iceland to Lincoln Center… Find out more »
January 2018
$25

Basics of Scriptwriting Workshop

January 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This workshop teaches the tools for the beginning scriptwriter! In this workshop, students in grades 7-12 will work with Youtheatre instructors to learn the principles of writing a play then will write a short script. Those who have written or begun to write a script are encouraged to bring it to this workshop. The workshop costs $25 payment/$20 for additional family members.  Contact Craig VanRenterghem with questions or for more information, 419-422-3412 ext. 3 or education@artspartnership.com Find out more »
$5

Henry & Mudge

January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Moving from the city to a new house in the country can be tough. Just ask Henry, who can’t find a playmate in his new neighborhood! Luckily, he’s got Mudge, a great big, 182-pound canine buddy, with whom he can share all kinds of adventures! Henry discovers that having a pet is a big responsibility — they need to be fed, they need to be taken out for walks, and of course they need lots of love and playtime! And… Find out more »
February 2018

Yamato- The Drummers of Japan

February 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe. In a brand new show, the Drummers of Yamato challenge and push themselves to their absolute limits. Yamato will leave you exhilarated by their visually spectacular, high-energy and explosive show. Find out more »
$60

Presidents’ Day Theatre Camp

February 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Make the most of your day off with a day-long theatre camp on Presidents’ Day. The program is open to students in grades 1 through 12 and will feature a tour of the facility and mini workshops in improv, acting, and musical theatre. Snacks and water provided, bring your own (non-refrigerated) lunch. Cost is $60, registration begins at 8:45 a.m. Find out more »
March 2018

Jarrod Spector

March 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
After playing high-flying tenor Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys for six years and songwriter Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (for which he received Tony and other critics circle award nominations), jukebox-musical hero Jarrod Spector heads back to the nightclub stage with an autobiographical set of pop and Broadway favorites. Find out more »
$5

The Gruffalo: Live on Stage

March 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the partly mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there? Shows are at 10… Find out more »
$5

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

March 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Being a 10 year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in ArtsPower’s lively and poignant musical, based on Judy Blume’s popular novel, about discovering the person within.  See the study guide here!  Shows are at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. This School Day Performance is brought to you by The Arts Partnership… Find out more »

Pirates of Penzance

March 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
This New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players production is your chance to get carried away by Pirates. Join the band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, frolicsome Victorian maidens, and the delightfully dotty “model of a modern Major-General” for a rollicking romp over the rocky coast of Cornwall. This exuberant musical theater masterpiece, directed and conducted by Albert Bergeret with choreography by Bill Fabris, is performed in its original format. The rich sounds of full orchestra, chorus, and legitimate vocal… Find out more »

Clementine

March 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clementine is having a “not so good of a day” – but this spunky eight-year-old doesn’t let a trip to the principal’s office get her down! Whether she’s cutting the glue out of her best friend Margaret’s hair, concocting a scheme to prevent her teacher Mr. D’Matz from moving to Egypt, or riding the service elevator with Mitchell, who is N-O-T not her boyfriend, Clementine’s antics are sure to make you laugh. Come join America’s favorite curly-haired carrot-top as she… Find out more »

Live @ Armes: Jonatha Brooke

March 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First as half of the folk-pop duo The Story and later as a solo artist, singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke has spent nearly two decades incorporating folk, pop and rock into her passionate and heartfelt music. With an adoring fan base built largely on word of mouth and extensive touring with her band, Brooke crafts powerful, emotional and intelligent songs with poignant lyrics and complex harmonies This performance is a part of the ‘LIVE @ ARMES’ series and will take place in… Find out more »
April 2018

Million Dollar Quartet

April 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Inspired by the famed recording session, the smash-hit musical Million Dollar Quartet takes you inside the recording studio with four rock-n-roll icons who came together as a red-hot band for one unforgettable night. On December 4, 1956 Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including… Find out more »

Kamikaze Fireflies

April 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Kamikaze Fireflies are a Los Angeles based two person vaudeville smack down featuring Rob Williams (formerly of the renowned comedy troupe The Flaming idiots) and Casey Martin (formerly of the acrobatic show Barely Balanced). Whether spinning gigantic metal cubes, juggling, stilt-walking, performing daring stunts, breathing fire, or breaking into contortionist back-bends, their performances incite awe and laughter for the whole family. This program is brought to you by The Arts Partnership and Marathon Center for the Performing Arts as… Find out more »

15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

April 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The most prestigious classical music contest in the world, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition occurs every four years, with 30 competitors between the ages of 18 and 30, playing over four days. playing over 4 days. The winners of the Van Cliburn will be announced in mid-June. Specific information about the bronze medal winner will be available at that time. Find out more »
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