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Broadway Hit “A Few Good Men” Continues Playing at Xenia Area Community Theatre

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Xenia Friends Matinee, Thursday 10/25 & Saturday 10/27

Two films are being shown this week(-end) at the Xenia Library.

The first is a newly released blockbuster movie about an imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins,who is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. Rated PG13.

The movie will shown on Thursday October 25th at 5:30PM. The film was created for adults of all ages.


The second is a screening of the newly released movie about a group of zoo animals who are fighting to get home to New York city. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style.

This movie will play on Saturday October 27th beginning at 2PM.

Both movie will be showm in the 1st Floor Meeting Room of the Xenia Public Library located at 76 East Market Street in Xenia, Ohio.

For more info, conact the Reference Department at 937-352-4000 x1311.

Movie Thursday, Free

Hunger Games is playing at the Fairborn Public Library. The early showing begins at 12:30PM and late showing begins at 5:00PM. Get you free on line ticket .For more information, call 937-878-9383×3.

Xenia Public Library will be showing a newly released dvd blockbuster movie about a Marine who travels to Louisiana after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war. (Rated PG13) Movie time begins at 5:30PM. For more information, call 937-352-4000 x1311.

X*ACT Presents the Celebrity Old Time Radio Show


Comedy! Drama! Old Fashioned Commercials! The Xenia Area Community Theater, Inc. is proud to present it’s third Old Time Radio Show with Xenia Mayor Marsha Bayless, various educators, county and city officials, community leaders and X*ACT actors portraying Jack Benny, Helen Trent, The Bickersons and Father Knows Best. Also presented will be two one-act Reader’s Theater productions. Epistles: Letters From Beyond, an original play by Rick Sivers and Fourteen by Alice Gerstenberg will both be performed by Jim Harworth, a local businessman and Hollywood actress Julia Nickson who has appeared in many movies and television series.

An Opening Night Gala will feature wine and hors d’oeuvres and a chance to mingle with the actors. The Gala is sponsored by Elmcroft with the food by Nick’s Restaurant. Tickets for Opening Night, March 9th at 7:30pm are $20 each or $35 per couple. Performances of March 10th at 7:30pm and March 11th at 3:00pm are $10 for X*ACT members and $12 general admission. For more information and reservations, call 937-372-0516 or for online ticketing. X*ACT is located at 45 East Second Street in downtown Xenia OH.

“Run For Your Wife” Coming to Xenia Theater

“Run For Your Wife” is the story of London cab driver John Smith, with two wives, two lives and a very precise schedule for juggling them both.

Trouble brews when Smith is mugged and ends up in the hospital, where both of his addresses surface, causing the police to investigate.

Having upset his schedule, Smith becomes hopelessly entangled in his attempts to explain himself to his wives and two suspicious police officers.

Run For Your Wives was written by Ray Cooney and directed by Jennifer Sivers-Shrader.

The first show opens on Jan. 13 at 7:30PM and continues showing for two weeks. For all show times, go to

Tickets are available online at the X-ACT box office or by calling 937-372-0516.

General admission is $15 and Senior/Student admission is $12.