Things to do, May 23, 2013

‘Noises Off’
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.

Medieval Festival
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

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 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 for details.