Young Artists of Opera Western Reserve: The Billy Goats Gruff Opera

The Young Artists of Opera Western Reserve present The Billy Goats Gruff, an operatic version of the Norwegian fairy, on Sunday, March 6, at 3:00 pm. It is based on scenes from operas by Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini. This educational and entertaining production is appropriate for children of all ages. Tickets available at

The Southside Fine Arts Academy: Fine Arts Classes

The Southside Fine Arts Academy announces its winter class sessions beginning the week of January 11th. The academy will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 6:30 pm at St. Angela Merici, 400 Lincoln Park Drive; on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road; and on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at St. Angela Merici parish. The academy is open to all children grades K-12 and there is no charge to participate. More information available from Executive/Artistic Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144 or

The Victorian Players: A Date with the Brontë Sisters

The Victorian Players present actress, author, and storyteller Carol Weakland in "A Date with the Brontë Sisters," two one-woman shows based on "Jane Eyre" and "Wuthering Heights," this final weekend. Evening performances are at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinee is at 2:00 pm. More information at

Rust Belt Theatre Company: How the Drag Queen Stole Christmas

The Rust Belt Theater Company will present the 10th anniversary production of HOW THE DRAG QUEEN STOLE CHRISTMAS, on Friday December 11, and Saturday December 12, each night at 8:00 pm. There will also be an extra risqué midnight showing on December 12th.

Stage Left Players of Lisbon: Winter Wonderettes- a Holiday Musical

Stage Left Players’ will present their holiday musical, “Winter Wonderettes,” at the Trinity Playhouse, 234 E Lincoln Way in Lisbon, Friday and Saturday, December 11 and 12 at 7 PM, and Sunday December 13 at 2 PM. The Wonderette girls harmonize '60s style holiday favorites accompanied on stage by live combo, Jodie and the Electrics. Tickets available at the door or online at

Dom Leone Writing Competition Benefit/Variety Show

The Dom Leone Writing Competition Benefit/Variety Show will be held on Friday, November 27, at 7:00 pm, at Ursuline High School. There will be music, dance, magic, comedy, comedy theater, and readings by past winners of the writing competition. The Dom Leone Writing Competition is held annually for students in the Youngstown area parochial schools.

Youngstown State University Theater: It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Youngstown State University Theater and Penguin Productions present "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," runs Friday, December 4 through Sunday, December 6. Evening performances are at 7:30 and the Sunday matinee is at 2:00. There is also a matinee performance on Saturday, December 5. Tickets available at the University Theater Box Office at YSU student tickets are free with a valid YSU ID.

The New Castle Playhouse: The Wizard of Oz

The New Castle Playhouse presents the family favorite "The Wizard of Oz," playing weekendsthrough Sunday, December 6th. Evening performances are at 7:30 and the Sunday matinees are at 2:00. Tickets and more information at New Castle Playhouse -- the thrill of live theater in the comfort of your hometown.

Opera Western Reserve: The Elixir of Love

Opera Western Reserve presents Donizetti's opera, "The Elixir of Love" on the stage of historic Stambaugh Auditorium, Friday, November 13, 2015, at 7:30 pm. The Italian opera celebrates the beauty of the human voice and features a cast of talented world-famous vocalists, as well as local performers, musicians, and dancers. Tickets are available at the Stambaugh Box Office at (330)259-0555.

Salem Community Theatre: Sweeney Todd

Salem Community Theatre will present Stephen Sondheim's thriller musical masterpiece "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," this final weekend. Evening performances are at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinee is at 2:00 pm. Reserved-seat tickets and information can be had by calling the SCT Box Office at 330-332-9688.


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