Wiesbaden’s award-winning Amelia Earhart Playhouse features the popular comedy “Noises Off” weekends May 30 to June 8. Call the playhouse at civ (0611) 816-2474 for reservations.
Mainz Cathedral concerts
The Mainz Cathedral features a series of concerts including an organ matinee June 1 at noon a choir concert (works by Mendelssohn and Bartholdy, Schubert and Brahms) July 2 at 7:30 p.m. It’s free admission to the choir concert and €10 for the organ concert.
The annual Catzenelnbogener Knights Festival will be held June 8-9 (opening both days at 10 a.m.). The event, held in Katzenelnbogen which is northwest of Wiesbaden near Limburg, features jousting, a medieval camp, merchants, musicians, crafts people and more. For more information visit www.catzenelnbogener-ritterspiele.de.
Outdoor Rec trips
Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation heads to Euro Disney June 1-2, Holiday Park June 8, Krakow June 13-17, Nove and Venice June 13-17, Munich June 14-16, a Swiss Jazz Fest June 21-23, Prague June 22-23, a Croatia Salsa Fest June 27 to July 1, and Strasbourg June 29. Call Outdoor Rec at civ (0611) 705-5760 for details.
‘Deep Blue Sea’
Head to the Schloss Biebrich May 24 at 8 p.m. to get a special English-language showing of the film, “The Deep Blue Sea.” Admission is €5.
Idstein Jazz Festival
The Taunus town of Idstein features its annual jazz festival June 21-23. Featured performers include the Dirty Boogie Orchestra, Milt Jackson Project, Donovan Aston, JayJayBeCe and the Syncopators. Tickets are €9 per day or €14 for all three days if purchased in advance (€2 more at the event). Visit www.idstein-jazzfestival.de for more information.
‘Fiddler on the Roof’ auditions
The Theatre Unlimited holds auditions for the classical musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Frankfurt International School June 1 from 10 a.m. to noon for children ages 9-12 and from 12:30-2:30 p.m. for children ages 13-17. Performances will be in February 2014. The school is located at An Der Waldlust 15, 61440 Oberursel. Visit www.theatre-unlimited.com for details.