The New Castle Playhouse presents the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, weekends, April 10 - April 19, with the evening performances at 7:30 and the Sunday matinees at 2:00. Tickets are available at 724-654-3437, and at newcastleplayhouse.org.
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 ofthe 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.
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.tix.com (ysu dot T I X dot com).
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 stambaughauditorium.com. More information about the event is available at YSU Diversity & Multicultural Office at 330-941-3370.
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 stambaughauditorium.com.
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.
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 valleymysterytheatre.com.
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 ysu.tix.com.
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 ysu.tix.com.