Vincent - a play by Leonard Nimoy

Vincent, the play written by Leonard Nimoy chronicling the life of artist Vincent van Gogh, will be performed at Madison, on Elm Street in Youngstown, on Saturday, March 28th at 8:00 pm and Sunday, March 29th at 2:00 pm.  Rodd Coonce is reviving his dual roles as Theo, van Gogh’s brother, as well as the tormented artist himself. The actor shares the stage with a projection of over 200 images of van Gogh’s work. Reservations can be made at Dorian Books at 330-743-2665. 


BUILDING ART 2015, the annual celebration of the creative artists and great works happening at the Morley Arts Building in Youngstown, is scheduled for Saturday, March 7th, at 7:00 pm. The Morley Arts Building, located at 218 West Boardman Street in Youngstown, is the home to Ballet Western Reserve, Ballet Western Reserve Center for Dance Education. The event will include dance, theater, music, song and art.  Ticket information is available at 330-744-1934

YSU Play: Out of this Furnace

The YSU Department of Theater & Dance is presenting OUT OF THIS FURNACE, a drama celebrating the resilience of steelworkers’ families, at Ford Theater in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus - from Thursday, Feb 26 through Saturday, Feb 28 at 7:30 pm., and Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 pm. More information available at 330-941-3105 or at (ysu dot T I X dot com).

2015 YSU Diversity Leadership Recognition Dinner and Scholarship Benefit Concert

The 2015 YSU Diversity Leadership Recognition event will honor the diversity & inclusion efforts of area leaders, on Friday, March 27th, at Stambaugh Auditorium.  The dinner and awards begin at 5:30 pm, featuring guest speaker Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., the 2011 Winner of America's Got Talent. Murphy will also give a concert at 8:00 pm following the dinner. Tickets and reservations for the dinner and the concert are available at  More information about the event is available at YSU Diversity & Multicultural Office at 330-941-3370.

The Three Little Pigs: Opera Arias

The Young Artists of Opera Western Reserve are presenting The Three Little Pigs in the Grand Ballroom of Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown on Sunday, March 8th, at 3:00 PM. The performance will feature music from four of Mozart’s operas (Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi fan tutte, and The Magic Flute). A meet and greet with the cast will occur after the performance. Tickets are available at

Docudrama: The Missing Link by The Bondage Busters

As part of YSU's African American History Month activities, The Bondage Busters present the docudrama The Missing Link, on Monday, February 23 at 7:00 pm in the Ohio Room in the Kilcawley Center on YSU's campus. The Bondage Busters are a youth group in Youngstown dedicated to empowerment and education of African American youth.  The group is led by Youngstown native, Pastor Charles Hudson.

Mystery Dinner Theater: My Fatal Valentine

The Montessori School of the Mahoning Valley is presenting a murder mystery dinner theater My Fatal Valentine, by E. Moushey, at The Georgetown, 5945 South Avenue in Boardman, on Saturday February 7, beginning at 5:30 pm. More information about the event is available at

YSU Opera: Die Fledermaus

The Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series at Youngstown State University presents Die Fledermaus, an opera by Johann Strauss, Jr., at the Ford Theater in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus, Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, at 7:30 pm, and on Sunday, March 22, at 2:00 pm. Tickets are available at the YSU Theater box office at 330-941-3105 or at

A Steampunk Christmas Carol

Youngstown State University Theater presents A STEAMPUNK CHRISTMAS CAROL, a twist on the classic story, on Friday, December 5th at 7:30 pm, and Saturday, December 6th at 2:00 & 7:30 pm in the Ford Theater in Bliss Hall. Tickets available at 330-941-3105 or

Paula Poundstone Event

WYSU presents comedian Paula Poundstone, on Friday, February 27 at 8:00 pm, at the Ford Recital Hall in the DeYor Performing Arts Center in downtown Youngstown. Poundstone is frequently a panelist on NPR's comedy program Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!  Tickets are available at the De Yor Box Office at 330-744-4269 or at 




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