ONU presents 17th annual Holiday Spectacular
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the 17th annual Holiday Spectacular on Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. There also will be performances at the Civic and Convention Center in Lima, Ohio, on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
Featuring popular Christmas songs, the production centers on the misadventures of Mrs. Claus and Pixel the elf as they try to help Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.
This year, the cast consists of 28 students. The role of Santa Claus will be played by Alex McGregor, a senior communication arts major from Nashua, Iowa. Mrs. Claus will be played by Sarah Loman, a junior communication arts major from Dallas, Texas. Pixel will be played by Hayley Reynolds, a sophomore communication arts major from Sylvania, Ohio. The dance corps will be led by Mark Blowers, a senior music education major from Toledo, Ohio, and Molly Wascher, a third-year pharmacy major from West Bloomfield, Mich.
All tickets for the Lima performances are for general-admission seating and are available for $5. Tickets for these Lima performances are on sale at all Kewpee locations and at the Freed Center.
Tickets for the Freed Center performances are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and non-ONU students, $9 for children 12 and under, and $5 for ONU students. The Freed Center box office is open Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone orders are accepted with American Express, MasterCard, VISA or Discover by calling 419-772-1900. Tickets also are available online at www.onu.edu/freed