In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Herron Enterprises presents the play, "The Bold and the Sanctified," on Saturday, January 14, at 6:00 pm, at Powers Auditorium, in downtown Youngstown. "The Bold and the Sanctified" features American Idol season 2 winner Ruben Studdard and BET Sunday Best season 6 winner Tasha Page-Lockheart. It tells the story of a small ‘black’ church and a small ‘white’ church combine congregations for financial reasons. Tickets available at youngstownsymphony.com or 330-744-0264.
The Stage Left Youth Players present the play "Annie Jr," the weekends of January 13 - 15 and 20 - 22, with evening performances at 7;00 pm, and the Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm, at the historic Trinity Playhouse, 234 E Lincoln Way, in Lisbon. More information at StageLeftPlayers.org or 330-831-7249.
Easy Street Productions presents Youngstown’s original Christmas Spectacular, "Miracle on Easy Street," with performances on Friday, December 18 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, December 19 at 2:30 and 7:30pm, and Sunday, December 20 at 2:30 pm. Featured are co-founders Maureen Collins and Todd Hancock, with 150 singers, dancers, and "Little Rascals." Tickets available at 330-744-0264 and youngstownsymphony.com.
The Oakland Center and its Kids First Theater Initiative present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," this weekend only, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm, at the theater at Trinity Fellowship Church, 4749 South Avenue, in Boardman. Tickets and information at 330-406-0404. Tickets are also available at the door.
The Stage Left Players’ holiday musical, “Winter Wonderettes,” takes the stage at the Trinity Playhouse, 234 E Lincoln Way in Lisbon, Friday, December 16th & Saturday, the 17th at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, December 18th at 2:00 pm. The Wonderettes harmonize '60s versions of holiday favorites, “Sleigh Ride,” “Walking in a Winter Wonderland,” and many more, with four piece combo, Jodie and the Electrics. Tickets available at the door or online reservations may be made at StageLeftPlayers.org.
The Youngstown Playhouse presents "Pinocchio," Friday, November 4 throough Sunday, November 6. Evening performances are at 7:0 pm, the Sunday matinee is at 2:30 pm. Tickets available at theyoungstownplayhouse.com.
The YSU Department of Theater and Dance presents "Blissful Beginnings, Opening Night Art Walks," on Friday, November 18, at 6:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. It’s a night devoted to the arts on opening nights of University Theater, where a Dana School of Music group performs as you take in student and faculty art exhibits before the opening night of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum."
The Stage Left Players present their fall comedy-farce, “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s,” at the Trinity Playhouse, 234 E Lincoln Way, Lisbon. The show runs Friday, Oct. 21; Sunday, October 23; Friday, October 28; Saturday, October 29; and Sunday, Ocotober 30. Evening perofrmances are at 7:00 pm, and the Sunday matinees are at 2:00 pm. Tickets sold online at StageLeftPlayers.org or at the door.
Opera Western Reserve will present an afternoon luncheon concert of opera favorites and a preview of its November 11th production of "Carmen," by Georges Bizet, on Sunday October 23rd, at 12:30 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium. Lunch by Blue Wolf Catering. Tickets must be purchased by October 18th to include lunch.. Tickets at 330-259-0555.