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Rob Lowe returning home to Dayton for one-man show 

Published: Friday, March 08, 2019 @ 10:16 AM

Since the curtain rose 14 years ago on the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, countless performances have delighted audiences.

Rob Lowe is coming home to make Dayton laugh again. 

“The West Wing” star, “Parks and Recreation” icon and six-time Golden Globe nominee just announced his one-man show is coming to Dayton’s Schuster Center on Sunday, June 2. 

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Rob Lowe is bringing his one man show to Dayton's Victoria Theatre on June 2, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the public March 11 at 10 a.m.(Victoria Theatre Association)

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, March 11, at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office, by calling 937-228-3630, (toll-free) 888-228-3630 or online at

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Inspired by the success of his two The New York Times best-selling memoirs, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life, Rob has created a live rendition of his book that gives fans a sneak-peek behind the curtain at Hollywood, fame, fatherhood, marriage and and a life lived at the forefront of culture for four decades.

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“This isn’t a regurgitation of the books because that wouldn’t be very much fun,” Lowe said in a news release. “This is very much its own beast, but it does have some of the same feel of the books.”

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Lowe, who was born in Charlottesville, Virginia Lowe was raised in Dayton, where he began his acting career in local television and theater when he was 8 years old.

“From the Brat Pack to “The West Wing” to “Parks and Rec” and beyond, Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE! is packed with witty fun and one-of-a-kind insights spanning an iconic career,” according to a VTA press release. “Broadway World raves “The humor is first class, with the jokes and funny anecdotes keeping the audience in stitches for most of the night.” In addition to Rob’s storytelling, the show will include a Q&A and plenty of insider film clips and photos.”



WHEN: 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2

WHERE: Schuster Center, 1 W 2nd St., Dayton

INFO: 937-228-3630 |