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 Making God Laugh, a comedy of planners
Actors' Summit Theatre
Thursday, October 9th - Sunday, November 2nd

"If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans."- Woody Allen

You CAN go home again, but are you sure it's a good idea? Ruthie & Bill welcome their children (a priest, an aspiring actress, and a former football star) home for the holidays. Home is where the heart AND the laughter is!

Oct. 9 - Nov. 2, Actors' Summit Theatre, Greystone Hall, 103 High Street, Akron, (330) 374-7568 **WKSU Member Discount**

 Relatively Speaking
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, October 9th - Sunday, October 26th

In this British comedy set during the "swinging sixties," a complicated series of mistaken identities unravels for a young couple planning to get married.

Oct. 9 - Oct. 26, Weathervane Community Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, (330) 836-2626 **WKSU Member Discount**

 Hilary Hahn Plays Bach
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Thursday, October 23rd - Saturday, October 25th

Brahms and Mendelssohn were profoundly influenced by Bach. In these concerts, two of their works are paired with Bach's two violin concertos, performed by renowned violinist Hilary Hahn, two-time Grammy winner, who was also named America's Best Young Classical Musician by Time magazine.


Oct. 23 - Oct. 25, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, (216)-231-1111

 Rocking the Dead: Battle of the Bands
Sandusky Concert Association
At Sandusky State Theatre
Saturday, October 25th

Join the Sandusky State Theatre for Rocking the Dead this fall for its 1st Annual Battle of the Bands on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The battle will include seven finalists to perform on the historic Sandusky State Theatre stage. Each band will have the opportunity to show northwest Ohio and Sandusky who really is the best band of the land.

Oct. 25 at 5 p.m., Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870, (877)-626-1950

 Masterworks Chorale presents Brahms Requiem
Summit Choral Society
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Saturday, October 25th

This emotionally charged, undisputed masterpiece of choral music (also called German Requiem) will be performed by the Masterworks Chorale, the flagship ensemble of SCS, along with guest soloists and full orchestra. Even after 150 years, it remains one of the most beloved requiems ever written.

Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, The University of Akron, 198 Hill St, Akron, (330) 434-7464

 Wooster Symphony Orchestra
Wooster Symphony Orchestra
At McGaw Chapel
Saturday, October 25th

As an auditioned orchestra, today's Wooster Symphony offers participating instrumentalists experience performing orchestral literature of musical genres ranging from the baroque period to the contemporary, including music by living composers.

Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m., 340 E. University St., The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio 44691, (330)-263-2419

 Owls & Howls: Children's Halloween Party
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Saturday, October 25th

Come in costume, help make pumpkin treats for the animals in Perkins Wildlife Center and see what tricks they can play! Learn about the serious business of animal enrichment and then check out the animals at work and play. Enjoy games, crafts and special animal demonstrations -- all in a not-so-spooky setting! Families can have their picture taken and decorate a frame to take home.

Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m., Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, (216) 231-4600

 Kent Keyboard Series: Jennifer Hayghe
Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music
At Ludwig Recital Hall
Sunday, October 26th

Jennifer Hayghe has performed in solo recitals and made orchestral appearances throughout the world, including the United States, Europe and Asia. Hayghe won every award possible for a Juilliard pianist to receive, including the William Petschek Debut Award, resulting in her New York City recital debut at Alice Tully Hall.

Oct. 26 at 5 p.m., Ludwig Recital Hall, Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance, Kent, Kent Keyboard Series: Jennifer Hayghe

 Halloween Spooktacular: The Haunted Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Sunday, October 26th

Nerdy Mr. Kirby, head of the National Institute for Children's Entertainment (N.I.C.E.), doesn't believe music has any magical powers. But when the conductor waves his magic baton, strange things begin to happen, and a concert morphs into a horror show with a haunted orchestra! You will be delighted by Dan Kamin's antics as he is "haunted" by the music of Handel, Grieg, Wagner, Bach, and more!

Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m., Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, (216)-231-1111

 Sandusky Concert Association presents Robert Gruca
Sandusky Concert Association
At Zion Lutheran Church
Sunday, October 26th

Guitarist Robert Gruca performs a wide repertoire of solo, chamber, and concerto music. He has played solo concerts across the country, as well as performing with flutist Linda White as the Gruca White Ensemble. He also toured the United States and Europe with the Cleveland Orchestra under the direction of Franz Welser-Most.

Sunday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Sandusky, www.sanduskyconcert.com

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