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 Actors' Summit presents 'Same Time, Next Year'
Actors' Summit Theater
Thursday, January 21st - Sunday, February 7th

One of the most popular romantic comedies of the century, Same Time, Next Year ran four years on Broadway, winning a Tony Award for lead actress Ellen Burstyn. Burstyn later recreated her role in the successful motion picture. It remains one of the world's most widely produced plays. The plot follows a love affair between two people, Doris and George, married to others, who rendezvous once a year. Twenty-five years of manners and morals are hilariously and touchingly played out by the lovers.

Jan. 21 - Feb. 7, Actors' Summit Theater, Greystone Hall, Akron, 330-374-7568

 Scientist Lecture Series: Elephants and Their Effects on Vegetation
Holden Arboretum
At Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Thursday, January 21st

David Ward, professor of biological sciences at Kent State University, will speak on the research he has been conducting on the effects of African elephants on savanna vegetation in eastern South Africa.

Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, (440) 946-4400, ext 224

 Explorer Series #6: Sailing into History: The Trials and Triumphs of the Blossom Expedition
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Friday, January 22nd

In 1923, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History sent a small ship with a crew of scientists to the Cape Verde Islands and other remote areas in the South Atlantic to collect specimens. Thirty-one months and 20,000 dangerous and sometimes troubled miles later, the Blossom Expedition returned with 13,000 specimens and countless tales—captured in journals, letters and photographs from the Museum archives. This lecture features Wendy Wasman, resident Museum Librarian & Archivist at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Friday, January 22, 7:00 pm, Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, 216-231-4600

 Dobama presents 'The Realistic Jones'
Dobama Theatre Company
At Dobama Theatre
Friday, January 22nd - Sunday, February 14th

In Will Eno’s hilarious new comedy 'The Realistic Jones,' we meet Bob and Jennifer Jones and their new neighbors, John and Pony Jones. These two suburban couples have more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

January 22 - February 14, 2016, Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396

 Canton Symphony presents 'The Earth - an HD Odyssey'
Canton Symphony Orchestra
At Umstattd Performing Arts Hall
Saturday, January 23rd

The second film commissioned by the Houston Symphony in the HD Odyssey series—this time focused on Planet Earth. With striking high-definition images taken from NASA missions to Earth’s orbit and accompanied by Strauss’ epic tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra—featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey—and John Adams’ electrifying Short Ride in a Fast Machine.

Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8:00pm, Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, (330)-452-2094

 DANCECleveland presents Momix
At PlayhouseSquare
Saturday, January 23rd

A perennial crowd favorite, MOMIX is a company of dance-illusionists known for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty. With nothing more than light, shadow, props and the human body, MOMIX has wowed audiences throughout the world for more than 30 years. MOMIX will present a new work, Alchemia created by Artistic Director, Moses Pendleton.

Saturday, Jan. 23rd at 8 p.m. Playhouse Square, Connor Palace Theatre, Cleveland, 216-241-6000

 Coach House Theatre presents 'Murder on the Nile'
Coach House Theatre
Thursday, January 28th - Sunday, February 21st

In this thriller by "Queen of Crime" Agatha Christie, a young couple on their honeymoon cruise of the Nile is surrounded by mysterious, potentially dangerous characters, as well as the groom’s jilted fiancé. Miss Christie's plays are Coach House audience favorites, so book your tickets early!

January 28 - February 21, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm, Sundays at 2:30pm. Coach House Theatre, Akron, (330) 434-7741

 Magical Theatre Company presents 'The Raven'
Magical Theatre Company
Friday, January 29th - Sunday, January 31st

News of the death of Edgar Allan Poe leads an ensemble into recreating some of his most mysterious and macabre works: The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, Annabel Lee, and The Masque of the Red Death. Great literature about death brought to life.

January 29th - 31st. See event details for times. 565 W. Tuscarawas Ave. Barberton, 330-848-3708

 Cleveland Pops presents 'The Genius of John Williams'
Cleveland POPS Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Saturday, January 30th

In the span of six decades, John Williams composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history. In this concert, you will enjoy many of your favorites. The variety of Williams’ compositions in this concert will thrill you with their beauty, depth and originality, giving new insight into his true genius.

Saturday, January 30, 2016, 8:00 pm, Severance Hall, University Circle, Cleveland, 216-765-7677

 Cleveland Chamber Music Society presents Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano, and Warren Jones, piano
Cleveland Chamber Music Society
At Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights
Tuesday, February 2nd

Stephanie Blythe, renowned mezzo-soprano, and Warren Jones, talented pianist, come together to provide an exceptional evening of music.

February 2nd, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Plymouth Church, Shaker Heights, 216-291-2777

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