The Stage Left Players present Almost, Maine , a romantic comedy by David Cariani on Friday and Saturday, November 21, and 22 at 7 PM and Sunday, November 23, at 2 pm at the Historic Trinity Playhouse located on Lincoln Way in downtown Lisbon. The play is set in the mythical town of Almost, Maine whose residents find themselves falling in and out love in unexpected and often hilarious ways on a single clear, moonless night in the middle of winter. Reservations can be made online at StageLeftPlayers.org.
Ballet Western Reserve, under the direction of Artistic Director Stas Kmiec (Stahsh kay-myech), presents A YOUNGSTOWN NUTCRACKER, Peter Tchaikovsky's famous ballet, on Saturday, December 6 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm at Powers Auditorium in downtown Youngstown. Tickets are available at the Powers Auditorium Box Office at 330-744-0264 and youngstownsymphony.com.
Youngstown Sate University Theater presents the musical The Spitfire Grill, running this final weekend in Bliss Hall's Ford Theater. Evening performances are at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinee is at 2:00 pm. Tickets for The Spitfire Grill may be reserved at the University Theater Box Office at 330-941-3105, online to www.ysu.tix.com, or purchased in person in Bliss Hall at the door.
Salem Community Theater presents the classic musical-comedy A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum, with music and lyrics by Steven Sondheim, this final weekend. Evening performances are at 8:00, the Sunday matinees begin at 2:00. Reservations and more information are available from the Theater box office at 330-332-9688.
Youngstown State University’s McDonough Museum of Art will host two 40-minute dramatic readings of George Bernard Shaw’s Don Juan in Hell (from ‘Man and Superman’) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11, in its 50-seat auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. Dramatic readers will be David Vosburgh, Dr. George McCloud, Matthew Mazuroski, and Elsa Higby.
Opera Western Reserve presents Mozart's opera Don Giovanni on Friday, on November 14th at 7:30 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. This Mozart masterpiece includes a live orchestra and professional opera singers. Ticket are available online at Opera Western Reserve DOT org.
The New Castle Lyric Opera's "Italian Market Place" at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, in New Castle, on October 25, from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. The Italian Market Place is an evening filled with delicious Italian foods, an artists' market, street performers, and the glorious voices of the New Castle Lyric Opera. Songs from the new opera Katrina will also be performed. Tickets available at 724-714-3003.
The Stage Left Players will present The Carol Burnett/Kandy Cleland Show this Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Historic Trinity Playhouse located on Lincoln Way in downtown Lisbon. This musical comedy variety show will pay tribute to the great comedienne Carol Burnett, and feature local actors in some of her most memorable sketches. Ticket information is available at stageleftplayers.org.
The second Sundays at Stambaugh event of the season features performers from Opera Western Reserve on Sunday, October 26 at 12:30 pm, presenting a preview of their production of the opera Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart A catered lunch by Fifth Season will precede the performance. Ticket information is available at stambaughauditorium.com.