YSU Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series: National Marionette Theatre’s performance of Pinocchio

The YSU Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series presents the National Marionette Theatre’s performance of Pinocchio, on Saturday, October 12, at 11:00 am, in Ford Theater in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. Founded in 1967, the National Marionette Theatre is one of the oldest continually running marionette theatres in the United States. Tickets available at or 330-941-3105.


YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Celestial Mythology

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Mesoamerica Celestial Mythology, on Saturday, September 21, 3:30 pm, at the YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the YSU campus.  In this live presentation of the night sky, we will journey through the stars and explore the different ways they take shape across cultures and time, focusing on Mesoamerican lore.More information from the YSU Department of Physics & Astronomy at 330-941-3616.


YSU Department of Theater and Dance: Red

The YSU Department of Theater and Dance and The Youngstown Playhouse present a staged reading of the Tony Award winning play Red by John Logan. Red is based on real events of artist Mark Rothko at the height of his career in the 1950s. Red will be presented on Saturday, September 14th at 7 pm, and Sunday, September 15th at 2 pm, in the Zona Auditorium in the Butler Museum of American Art.

Oakland Center for the Arts: Beauty and the Beast Jr.

The Oakland Center for the Arts presents Beauty and the Beast Jr., directed by Brendan Byers.  It will run weekends from Friday, August 9th through Sunday, August 18th, with evening performances at 7:30, and the Sunday matinees at 2:30. Reservations and more information about this show available at




Oakland Center for the Arts: Kids First Theatre present Godspell

Kids First Theatre, Youngstown's newest kids theatre, and a part of the Oakland Center, presents Godspell, at 4749 South Avenue, in Youngstown.  Performance are weekends, July 5 - 7 and 12 -14, with evening perforamces at 7:30, and the Sunday matinees at 2:30. More information at





Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County: David Anthony Magic Show

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County presents the David Anthony Magic Show, on Monday, July 8, at 10 am, at the Main Library, in Youngstown.  Audiences of all ages will enjoy this award-winning unique style of magic.


Stage Left Players: Calendar Girls

The Stage Left Players presents Calendar Girls, Tim Firth’s screenplay adaptation of the 2003 film.  The show runs Fridays & Saturdays, May 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 7 pm; and Sundays, May 5 & 12, at 2 pm.  Based on a true story, this play celebrates courage and friendship, and the risks women take to honor the ones they love.  Tickets at




Opera Western Reserve: Macbeth

Opera Western Reserve presents Witches Brew, on Friday, October 25, 6 - 9 pm, at the SOAP Gallery, 117 South Champion Street, in Youngstown. Opera Western Reserve Young Artists will perform selections from Verdi's & Shakespeare's Macbeth operas.  Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door.

Oakland Center for the Arts: 1st David j El'Hatton Memorial Scholarship Dinner

Oakland Center for the Arts presents the 1st David j El'Hatton Memorial Scholarship Dinner, on Saturday, Mar 23, 11:00 AM – 7:00 pm.  There will be entertainment throughout the day.  The public is invited to attend.

Hopewell Theatre: A Raisin in the Sun

Hopewell Theatre presents the classic American drama, A Raisin in the Sun, this final weekend, with evening performances at 7:30 pm, and the Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm, at the Hopewell Theatre, 702 Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown.  Tickets at


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