Upcoming Events and Series

Friday September 5, 2014 - 8:00am

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

This is a Fryman Entertainment Production

Featuring Kate Brindle – Did you hear the one about the female comic who walked into a comedy club? The one who didn’t talk about being Kate Brindlefat, her period or resort to man-bashing? Well, you have now. Kate Brindle is her name, and you’ll be hearing it a lot in the near future. Described as “smart,” “original” and “hilarious,” she is a unique breath of fresh air on the comedy scene.

Kate has performed her sarcastic yet upbeat and spunky style of comedy on the Canadian Broadcast Channel, Cox Cable, and Comcast Cable. She advanced in the California’s Funniest Female Contest, and was featured in the International Great Plains Comedy Festival. She’s also opened for Dave Attell, Kevin Nealon, Kevin Pollak, and Thea Vidale.

Originally from Dexter, Michigan (Population: 72), Kate moved to New York City to do stand-up comedy and study acting at New York University. Since then she’s been entertaining audiences at venues across the nation such as Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, Jr.’s Last Laugh, Dr. Grins Comedy Club … and every bowling alley, basement, and dive in between.

An audience favorite, Kate brings to the stage her quick wit and impeccable timing. Whether she’s talking about her family (including her wannabe-gangbanger brother or stripper father), dating, or making quirky observations of everyday life, Kate continues to charm crowds with her witty and sassy brand of humor.

She is currently performing her stand-up act on stages across the United States and Canada. Catch this rising star while you can!

Headliner Mike Jones – Mike Jones is a native of Cleveland Ohio. Mike has performed professionally for 25 years. He has showcased his Sept headlinder Mike Jones piccomedic talents in Atlantic City at the Borgata Hotel, Caesar’s Poconos Resorts, Norwegian Cruise Lines and International success with European and Asian tours for the U.S Military Bases since 1995. Mike’s high energy quick pace style of comedy will keep you laughing the whole time he’s on stage.
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Saturday September 6, 2014 - 10:30am

Saturday September 6, 2014 - 2:30pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Rated PG

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Thursday September 4, 2014 - 7:30pm

Friday September 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

Saturday September 6, 2014 - 7:30pm

Sunday September 7, 2014 - 2:00pm

Thursday September 11, 2014 - 7:30pm

Friday September 12, 2014 - 7:30pm

Saturday September 13, 2014 - 7:30pm

Sunday September 14, 2014 - 2:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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McBride Auditorium, North Building, BGSU Firelands, Huron

No Advance Reservations for Pay What You Can Night. Tickets available at the door.


We have all the characters from Dr. Seuss, they’re off of the page and out on the loose!seussical3

Horton the Elephant, Gertrude the Bird! And JoJo the Thinker who thinks a new word! The Wickersham Brothers, the Sour Kangaroo, and all of the Who’s play a major role too! And of course we can’t have a big show like that without our emcee – the Cat in the Hat!

From Whoville to the Circus to the Jungle of Nool, why we’ll even take you to McElligot’s Pool! Fun for all ages and sizes and kinds with big imaginations and open-upped minds!

From Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the team who created Ragtime and Once on This Island, comes a new and whimsical musical that weaves together Dr. Seuss’s most famous tales. Seuss’s stories have taught tolerance, peace, and the value of dignity to generations of kids in fun and captivating ways. Seussical the Musical is a heart warming story for audiences of all ages.

Rated G
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Friday September 12, 2014 - 8:30pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

An American Music Series

Jazz singer Anna Givens has established herself as “one of the cats” in northwestern Ohio over the last seven years in performances ranging from duos, trios, and combos up to full on 18 piece big bands.

She earned her wings with legendary Toledo and Detroit area jazz masters Clifford Murphy and the late Claude Black, Johnny O’Neal, and John Hendrix. She has been the featured vocalist with Jeff McDonald’s Swingmania Big Band for the last four years. She was with them the last two years when they have won the annual Detroit Battle of the Swing Bands held at the Detroit Masonic Temple Ballroom.

She has released three critically acclaimed albums of American Songbook and show tunes. Her current band, Anna Givens with Atlas Jazz, features renowned saxophonist Paul DeVee and former Spinners drummer, Ted Smith.
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Saturday September 20, 2014 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE! is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Peter Story and based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom.

After beginning in Paris in 2007, Men are From Mars–Women are From Venus LIVE! has been seen by more than one million people around Europe. It debuted in the United States in February 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina and will be playing to audiences around the United States and Canada throughout the year. This hysterical show will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. Sexy and fast paced, this show is definitely for adults, but will leave audiences laughing and giggling like little kids!

Starring in this theatrical comedy is PETER STORY. Peter has appeared on CSI, Without a Trace, Ugly Betty and recurring roles on The Tonight Show and Rob Lowe’s The Lyon’s Den. He is a proud alum of the New Harmony Project and an avid storyteller with The Moth on NPR.
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