Entertainment Digest

Greene County News

Humor is Heaven

DAYTON — The Human Race Theatre Company presents Hail Mary! at the Metropolitan Art Center’s Loft Theatre, located at 126 N. Main St. The preview performance is Thursday, Nov. 3. Opening night is Friday, Nov. 4.

Tickets for the preview performance of Hail Mary! available now start at $35 for adults, $32 for seniors and $17.50 for students. For all performances Nov. 4–20, single ticket prices start at $40 for adults, $37 for seniors and $20 for students. Prices vary depending on the day of the week and seating location. Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more.

AShow times for Hail Mary! are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Performances on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings begin at 7 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Sunday matinees.

Tickets and performance information on Hail Mary! are available at www.humanracetheatre.org or by calling Ticket Center Stage at 937-228-3630, and at the Schuster Center box office.

Southern Ohio Music Festival

WILMINGTON — The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival kicks off Friday, Nov. 11, at the Roberts Convention Centre. This is a biannual acoustic music event that occurs each March and November and is celebrating its 25th production this fall. It’s a homecoming of nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and fans gathering to commemorate bluegrass, a truly American style of music. Since Friday is Veterans Day, the event will honor not only musical heroes, but military heroes, too.

Advance ticket sales are available through Nov. 5; general admission passes are $35 for one day or $65 for two days. Ticket sales resume at the door during the festival at 10 a.m. Tickets are available now at www.somusicfest.com or by calling 937-372-5804.

22nd Annual Ringing in the Holidays

DAYTON — The magic of the holiday season comes alive at Carillon Historical Park during the 22nd annual Ringing in the Holidays celebration from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19.

This year’s theme is “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” a patriotic tribute to our troops throughout history. In addition, we will be unveiling a series of new exhibits in The Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship, including exhibits dedicated to Henny Penny, Price Brothers, WinSupply, and the life and work of James M. Cox.

Live music, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts, specialty cocktails, a silent auction, and a winter getaway raffle are all featured at this longstanding community tradition.

Ringing in the Holidays is a fundraiser for the educational programs, conservation efforts, and daily operations of Dayton History. Admission for non-members is $85 and members $75.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

DAYTON The Tran-Siberian Orchestra presents Ghosts of Christmas Eve at the Nutter Center at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve follows the journey of a runaway who breaks into an abandoned vaudeville theater on Dec. 24. The show features fan-favorites as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Good King of Joy,” and many more. Tickets are on sale now and range from $40-73. For more information or to purchase tickets go to ticketmaster.com.

The Nutcracker

DAYTON — The Schuster Center presents Dayton’s biggest and best holiday performaning arts tradition The Nutcracker running Friday, Dec. 16 through Friday, Dec. 23.

Combining the amazing talents of the Dayton Philharmonic with the breathtaking beauty of the Dayton Ballet’s core ensemble and star dancers, helps bring this holiday drama to life.

Artistic Director Karen Russo Burke’s magical choreography paired with the stunning sets by designer Ray Zupp, the audience will become transported into Clara’s world as she travels through the Land of Sweets.

Ticket prices range from $21-$72 and can be purchased online at www.TicketCenterStage.com, the Box Office, or by phone at 888-228-3630.




Greene County News staff report compiled by Natalie Jones and Emily Day.

Greene County News staff report compiled by Natalie Jones and Emily Day.