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Published: Thu, August 10, 2017 @ 12:05 a.m.
 

YOUNGSTOWN PLAYHOUSE

Playhouse Lane, Youngstown

330-788-8739

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays

“August: Osage County”: Aug. 18-20, 25-27, main stage

An Evening of One-Acts: “The Zoo Story” and “Remains”: Sept. 22-23, 28-30, Moyer Room

“Young Frankenstein”: Oct. 20-22, 27-29, main stage

“Deuce”: Nov. 10-12, 17-19, Moyer Room

“A Christmas Carol”: Dec. 1-3, 8-10, main stage, youth theater

“Caroline, or Change”: Feb. 16-18, 23-25, main stage

“Keely & Du”: March 16-17, 22-24, Moyer Room

“The Little Prince”: April 13-15, youth theater

“Women of Heart and Mind: The Songs of Joni Mitchell”: May 4-6, 11-13, Moyer Room

“Bullets Over Broadway”: June 1-3, 8-10, main stage

SALEM COMMUNITY THEATER

490 E. State St., Salem

330-332-9688

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“The Wizard of Oz”: Sept. 15-17, 22-24

“Evil Dead, the Musical”: Oct. 27-Nov. 4 (dates vary)

“A Christmas Carol”: Dec. 8-10, 15-17

“Four Weddings and an Elvis”: Jan. 19-21, 26-28

“8-Track: The Musical”: March 16-18, 23-25

“The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch”: April 27-29, May 4-6

“Happy Days, the Musical”: Aug. 17-20, 24-26

THE VIC

702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown

330-746-5455

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“Fences”: Sept. 1-2, 8-10

“Whatever Happened to Baby Jane” (director’s special): Oct. 20-21, 27-29

“It’s A Wonderful Life, the Musical”: Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-17

“Over the River and Through the Woods”: Jan. 19-20, 26-28

“An Evening of One Acts” (director’s special): March 2-3, 9-11

“An Evening of O. Henry”: April 13-14, 20-22

“Plaza Suite”: May 25-26, June 1-3

OAKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Ford Family Recital Hall, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown

330-744-0264

Show times: Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m.

“Sing”: Sept. 8-9

“An Adult Christmas”: Dec 5-6

“History of ...”: Jan 20

“Six Degrees of Separation”: Feb. 16-17

“The Awesome ’80s Prom”: April 20-21

“Assassins”: June 27-30

The Oakland will produce the following children’s theater shows at Trinity Fellowship Church, 4749 South Ave., Boardman:

“Annie Jr.”: October

“The Hobbit”: January-February

“We Are the Dream: The Legacy of Martin Luther King”: February

“The Emperor’s New Clothes”: April

TRUMBULL NEW THEATRE

5883 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles

330-652-1103

Show times: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays

“Belles”: Sept. 8-9, 15-16, 22-24

“A Minister’s Wife”: Nov. 3-4, 10-12, 17-19

“Second Time Around”: Jan. 12-13, 19-20, 26-28

“Church Basement Ladies”: March 9-10, 16-18, 23-25

“Senior Follies”: May 4-5, 11-12, 18-20

RUST BELT THEATER

755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown

330-507-2358

Show time: 8 p.m.

“Death of a Showgirl: Burlesque Murder Mystery”: Aug. 18-19, with an additional midnight show Aug. 19

“Emily Dickinson, Vampire Slayer”: Sept. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23

“Living Dead: The Musical”: Oct. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28

“How The Drag Queen Stole Christmas”: Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-17, with additional midnight shows Dec. 9 and 16

NEW CASTLE PLAYHOUSE

202 E. Long Ave., New Castle, Pa.

724-654-3437

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“The Cemetery Club”: Aug. 18-20, 24-27, Annex Theater

“The Drowsy Chaperone”: Oct. 20-22, 26-29, main stage

“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”: Nov. 10-12, 16-19, Annex Theater (youth production)

“Plaid Tidings”: Dec. 1-3, 7-10, main stage

STAGE LEFT PLAYERS

Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon

330-831-7249

Show times: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”: Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22

“Where’s Rudolph” (grades K-8): Nov. 17-19

“Christmas at Mamaw Jo’s Stop-n-Go”: Dec. 1-3

“Aladdin Jr.” (grades 7-12): Jan. 12-14, 19-21

“Boeing! Boeing!”: March 16-17, 23-25

“Snap the Whip!” (grades K-8): May 18-20

“Camelot”: June 15-17, 22-24

EASY STREET PRODUCTIONS

Powers Auditorium and Ford Family Recital Hall, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown

330-744-0264

“Monster Mash Bash”: Oct. 28

“Miracle on Easy Street”: Dec. 15-17

“Pump Boys and Dinettes 30th anniversary”: May 11-13, 18-20

TOP HAT PRODUCTIONS

4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Youngstown

tophatproductions.org

Show times: 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. for dinner-theater productions)

“Smokey Joe’s Cafe” dinner theater: Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 21

“Driving Miss Daisy”: Jan 12-13, 19-20

“Mangia!” dinner-theater: Feb. 16-17, 23-24

“The Upper Room”: March 23-24, 30-31

CROWN THEATER PRODUCTIONS

Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana

crowntheaterproductions.org

Show times: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“Steel Magnolias”: Aug. 18-20, 25-27

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”: Oct. 6-8, 13-15

“Best Christmas Pageant Ever”: Dec. 1-3, 8-10

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame”: Feb. 9-11, 16-18

“Romeo and Juliet”: April 6-8, 13-15

“Singin’ in the Rain”: June 8-10, 15-17

DUTCH VILLAGE INN

150 E. State Route 14, Columbiana

330-482-5050

All dinner shows include buffet dinner or lunch

Show times: 7 p.m., with matinees at noon (call for start times)

“The Jesus Stories”: Aug. 17-18

Motown’s Greatest Hits: Sept. 14-15

Michael Sonata tribute to Sinatra: Oct. 4-5

A Rockin’ and Rollin’ Halloween Murder Mystery: Oct. 27

Down Home Country Christmas gospel concert: Nov. 29-30

“Dove Tale” (Christmas comedy drama): Dec. 6-8

“1940s Radio Hour”: Dec. 15-16

Big Band New Year’s Eve: Dec. 31

SELAH DESSERT THEATRE

Selah Restaurant

130 S. Bridge St., Struthers

selahrestaurant.com

Show times: 7:30 p.m.

“The Savannah Sipping Society”: Sept. 21-23, 29-30

“The Year of Magical Thinking”: Nov. 9-11, 17-18

“Misery”: Jan. 18-20, 26-27

“Motherhood Out Loud”: April 5-7, 13-14

The Strand Project: June 1-2, 8-9

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY

Ford Theater and Spotlight Theater, inside Bliss Hall

330-941-3105

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“Dead Man’s Cell Phone”: Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Oct. 6-8, Spotlight Theater

“Spring Awakening”: Nov. 10-12, 17-19, Ford Theater

“Mr. Wheeler’s”: Feb. 23-25, March 2-4, Spotlight Theater

YSU Dance Ensemble concert: April 12-14, Ford Theater

“Cendrillon” (opera): April 20-22, Ford Theater

KENT STATE TRUMBULL CAMPUS

4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren

330-675-8887

Show times: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays

“Look Back in Anger”: Oct. 13-15, 20-22

“Another Christmas Carol”: Dec. 1-3, 8-10

“Much Ado About Nothing”: March 16-18, 23-25

YOUNGSTOWN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown

330-744-0264

Show times: 8 p.m.

“Faithfully – a symphonic Tribute to the Music of Journey”: Sept. 16

“Oktoberfest”: Oct. 7

“America the Beautiful”: Nov.4

“Christmas Movie Magic”: Dec. 2

“Ella – the First Lady of Song”: Feb. 10

“The Four Season”: March 10

“Side by Side”: April 14

Stained Glass Series (free admission) shows:

Sept. 17: St. John’s Episcopal, 323 Wick Ave., 3 p.m.

Oct. 8: St. Rose Roman Catholic Church, 48 Main St., Girard

Nov. 5: Congregation Rodef Shalom, 1119 Elm St., Youngstown

April 15: Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Youngstown

WARREN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren

330-399-3606

Concerts start at 3 p.m.

SDLqStories and Surprises: A Family Concert”: Nov. 19

“Spirits of Spring”: April 22

BALLET WESTERN RESERVE

218 W. Boardman St., Youngstown

330-744-1934

balletwesternreserve.org

Fall open house: Aug. 26 (1 to 3 p.m.)

“Classic to Contemporary: A Holiday Celebration of Dance”: Nov. 18 at 2 and 7 p.m. at Powers Auditorium

Building Art: March 24 (tentative)

Spring Gala: May 20 at 3 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium

OPERA WESTERN RESERVE

Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown

330-259-0555

operawesternreserve.org

“Lucia di Lammermoor”: Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.

WARREN CIVIC MUSIC ASSOCIATION

W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren

warrencivicmusic.com

Show times: 7 p.m.

George Dryer: Sept. 19

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap: Oct. 17

Roy Firestone: Nov. 9

Gentri: Dec. 13

One Night in Memphis: March 22

The Doo Wop Project: April 25

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE CELEBRITY SERIES

Orr Auditorium, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.

724-946-7354

Show time: 7:30 p.m.

Ben Vereen: Sept. 16

Chris Botti: Oct. 21

Elvis My Way, starring Brandon Bennett: Nov. 18

The Ten Tenors – Home for the Holidays: Dec. 11

The McCartney Years: April 28

COVELLI CENTRE

Front Street, Youngstown

800-745-3000

ticketmaster.com

Stevie Nicks: Sept. 15

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic: Oct. 29 (1 and 5 p.m.)

Theresa Caputo: Nov. 12

Toughest Monster Trucks: Feb. 2-3

STAMBAUGH STADIUM

Youngstown State University

ticketmaster.com

Zac Brown Band: Aug. 24

PACKARD MUSIC HALL

1703 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren

ticketmaster.com

800-745-3000

Ted Nugent: Aug. 23

Deborah Norville (Trumbull Town Hall speakers series): Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m.

Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke: Nov. 11

PJ Masks Live: Nov. 15

Sid Davis (Trumbull Town Hall series): Nov. 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Denise Kiernan (Trumbull Town Hall series): March 21 at 10:30 a.m.

Marc Lapadula (Trumbull Town Hall series): April 18 at 10:30 a.m.

STAMBAUGH AUDITORIUM

1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown

330-259-0555

stambaughauditorium.com

Mark Pacoe (organist): Sept. 17 at 4 p.m.

Richard Marx: Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.

The Texas Tenors: Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m.

The Drifters, Cornell Gunter’s Coasters and The Platters: Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Bolton: Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

POWERS AUDITORIUM

260 W. Federal St., Youngstown

330-744-0264

youngstownsymphony.com

“Songs of the 70s” cabaret: Aug. 26 in Flad Pavilion

“Vagina Monologues”: Sept. 18

Stephen Stills and Judy Collins: Oct. 15

“Why Me?” (stage play by Michael Forney): Nov. 17

The Great Russian Nutcracker: Nov. 25

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical”: Nov. 30



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