Burchfield Homestead Society: Burchfield's Homecoming

Burchfield's Homecominga one-man show starring Christopher Fidram and directed by Jeanne Elser, Burchfield's grand niece, will be performed on Saturday, August 19, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, August 20, at 2:00 pm, at the Salem Community Theatre, 490 East State Street, in Salem. The play features the memories of the famous watercolorist Charles E. Burchfield's on growing up in Salem and how he came to feature the town's buildings and rural scenes in his paintings.  Tickets are available at the office of Attorney Fredric E. Naragon, 248 E.

The Oakland Center for the Arts: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

The Oakland Center for the Arts Kids First Theater Initiative presents Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, at Trinity Fellowship Church, 4749 South Avenue, in Boardman.  Performances are August Friday, 11, and Saturday, August 12 at 7:30 pm.   Tickets available at the box office at 330-406-0606.  A cast of over 40 kids and adults features Alex Sanders as Willy Wonka and Jennifer Brindisi as Mrs. Teavee




The Youngstown Playhouse: August:Osage County

The Youngstown Playhouse presents August: Osage County by Tracy Letts, a darkly comic drama, set in modern day, middle-class Oklahoma, focusing on the Weston family, and the disappearance of their patriarch. The play runs Friday, August 18 - Sunday, August 20; and Friday, August 26 & Saturdfay, August 27. Tickets and more information available at 330-788-8739.

Youngstown Area Community Concert Band: "Friends in the Park" Concert

The Youngstown Area Community Concert Band and the Canfield Community Concert Band will be performing jointly in the "Friends In The Park" Concert at the Maag Outdoor Arts Theatre in Boardman Park, on Sunday, July 30 at 4:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.

South Pacific at The New Castle Playhouse

The New Castle Playhouse presents Rodger's and Hammerstein's musical South Pacific this final weekend.  Evening performances at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinees are at 2:00 pm.  Ticket available at

Stage Left Players: Spamalot!

Stage Left Players will present Spamalot! at the Trinity Playhouse, 234 E Lincoln Way, in downtown Lisbon this Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm, with a Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Reservations recommended. Tickets available online at More information at 330-831-7249.

WYSU Blossom Bus Trip

WYSU is sponsoring a Bus Trip to the Blossom Music Festival  on Saturday evening, July 22.  The Cleveland Orchestra will perform Dvorak's New World Symphony, and works by Rossini and Paganini.  Tickets and more information at or 330-941-3363.


LitYoungstown: The Strand Project

Lit Youngstown and Selah Dessert Theater present The Strand Project, an evening of original, dramatic dialogues solicited from writers across the country.  Located at Selah Restaurant on 130 South Bridge Street in Struthers, on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3; and Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10 at 8 pm. Tickets are available online at on its events page.

New Castle Playhouse: Fool for Love

The New Castle Playhouse presents the play Fool for Love, a Sam Shepard drama set in the modern American West. It runs weekends from Friday, June 9th - Sunday, June 18.  Evening performances at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinees are at 2:00 pm.  Ticket information at


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