Upcoming Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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ticketsmallLife is A Cabaret: 2017 Nouveau Beaujolais Celebration

November 16, 2017 | 6:00 PM | Eleanor Beecher Flad Pavilion

Life is a Cabaret! Come sip Nouveau Beaujolais (“the New Release”) and dine on French Bistro foods as the Parisians do. Enjoy tableside entertainment by the Easy Street Singers and The Little Big Band. Wine tasting and dinner begins at 6pm, show begins at 7:30 PM. Admission is $75/person and a cash bar will also be available. Call the box office or click the link to the right to purchase your tickets.

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ticketsmall Classic to Contemporary: A Holiday Celebration of Dance

November 18, 2017 | 2 PM & 7 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The show opens with Act 2 of the classical ballet Coppélia, followed by new contemporary works highlighting BWR Company dancers. The performance closes with a magical journey through the holidays, entitled Merry & Bright. Retro music, vintage-style costuming, and a surprise finale are the perfect way to kick off the holiday season in the Mahoning Valley!

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallGREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER

November 25, 2017 | 3:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The quintessential holiday performance – a Christmas tradition in North America since 1993.

This holiday season, experience Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker – acclaimed by the press and adored by audiences everywhere. Get your tickets now – Group and Gold Circle tickets available.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallMomma’s Boy

November 28, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

What happens when Momma holds on to her son too long?

A star studded cast featuring the beautifully talented actress Robin Givens, Johnny Gill platinum R&B singer from New Edition, Nephew Tommy from the Steve Harvey morning show, iconic comedic actress Jackée Harry, platinum gospel singer Anthony Brown, legendary singer Shirley Murdock, “Lil G” from the R&B group Silk, talented actress-singer Dawn Robinson from En Vogue and more unite to bring us “Momma’s Boy,”

Playwright Priest Tyaire returns with another touring comedy that examines the hilarious consequences of not cutting the apron strings well into adulthood.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

November 30, 2017 | 7:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest running and highest rated holiday television special will return live on stage with the critically acclaimed Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The musical (www.rudolphthemusical.com). The national tour is a family favorite, with a cast of iconic characters including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow monster.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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Holiday Flea

December 1, 2017 | 4 PM – 8 PM | DeYor Performing Arts Center
December 2, 2017 | 9 AM – 1 PM | DeYor Performing Arts Center

The DeYor PAC is excited to host this year’s Holiday Flea once again in the lobbies of Powers Auditorium and Ford Family Recital Hall.

The event – called a “Market For Makers” – is all about celebrating the community, creating business opportunities, and raising awareness about revitalization and is an opportunity for family fun. Visitors will find offerings from local and regional vendors of hand-made, antique and re-purposed items, such as wooden or metal furniture, vintage clothing and other collectibles. Admission is free.

For information on being a vendor, visit this link for further information.

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ticketsmallYSO Pops Series – Christmas Movie Magic

December 2, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

A salute to the holidays from Hollywood blockbusters with dancing and singing duo Beverly & Kirby Ward. Visit the following link for just a sample of the Ward’s unique talents. Be prepared for an evening that will put a song in your heart and have you toe-tapping in the aisles.

Concert underwritten in part by Stifel Nicolaus & Company and the William and Kathryn Pollock Family Foundation.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmall MUSICAL SUITES & OVERTURES

December 3, 2017 | 4:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra and Symphonette in concert. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for Senior Citizens and Students.

Call the box office or click the link to the right to purchase your tickets. You may also purchase tickets at the door on the day of the performance beginning at 2:30 PM.

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ticketsmall David Sedaris: An Adult Christmas

December 5 & 6, 2017 | 7:30 PM | FORD FAMILY RECITAL HALL

An adult Christmas comedy not to be missed, THE SANTALAND DIARIES is a brilliant evocation of what a slacker’s Christmas must feel like. “Both outrageous and subtle – destined to hold a place in the annals of American humor writing” raves the NY Times.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7.

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ticketsmallMIRACLE ON EASY STREET

December 15, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium
December 16, 2017 | 2:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium
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December 17, 2017 | 2:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

New York may have the Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall every Christmas, but for the past 29 years Youngstown has had Easy Street Productions and Powers Auditorium. The gang is headed back to the DeYor Performing Arts Center with their 29th annual Christmas Spectacular!

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallTHE SOUND OF MUSIC

December 19, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family will thrill audiences here in Youngstown with its Tony- Grammy- and Academy Award-winning Best Score. Enjoy the ambiance of the DeYor Performing Arts Center during the holidays & experience this iconic musical theater production in the former Warner Brothers’ theater. For more information, please visit TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com

Tickets go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 am.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Pops Series – Ella: First Lady of Song

February 10, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Capathia Jenkins and cast along with the YSO celebrate the centenary of Ella Fitzgerald, First Lady of Song, performing such hits as “It Don’t Mean a Thing If it Ain’t Got that Swing,” “A-Tisket A-Tasket,” “I Got Rhythm,” “How High the Moon” and “Bewitched.” You’ll also hear top hits by her sister jazz greats, including Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan featuring the music they made famous: songs written by Billy Strayhorn, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Richard Rodgers and Kurt Weill.

Concert underwritten in part by BSHM Architects, Inc. & The DeBartolo Corporation/John & Denise York.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmall Six Degrees of Separation

February 16 & 17, 2018 | 7:30 PM | FORD FAMILY RECITAL HALL

Written by John Guare, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, Six Degrees was inspired by the real-life story of David Hampton, a con man and robber who managed to convince a number of people in the 1980s that he was the son of actor Sidney Poitier. The play unfolds as an affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7.

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ticketsmall The Price Is Right Live™

February 23, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and “Come On Down” to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television’s longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase.

Playing to near sold-out audiences for more than 14 years, the Price Is Right Live™ has entertained millions of guests and given away more than 12 million dollars in cash and prizes.

If you’re a fan of The Price Is Right™ on TV, you’ll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show!

SPECIAL PRE-SALE WITH CODE BEGINS MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017. PUBLIC SALE BEGINS OCTOBER 13, 2017.

Call or visit the box office to purchase* tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

*No Purchase Necessary to register for a chance to be a contestant. Open to legal US residents, 18 years or older. Ticket purchase will not increase your chances of being selected to play. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the venue box office. To enter the theater to watch the show, a ticket purchase is required.

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ticketsmallMenopause the Musical

March 8, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, Menopause The Musical® was created as a celebration of women who find themselves at any stage of “The Change.” The laughter-filled 90-minute production gets audience members out of their seats and singing along to parodies from classic pop songs of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Classics Series – The Four Seasons

March 10, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Ford Family Recital Hall

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra presents a special concert in the beautiful 600 seat acoustic hall, inside the Eleanor Beecher Flad Pavilion. Concertmaster Rachel Stegman performs the title piece by Vivaldi with a special narration by Stan Boney of the little known verses written by the composer. Music from Bach – The Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 & Air from Suite 3 in D Major round out this lovely evening of chamber music.

Concert underwritten in part by Patricia Syak.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallYSO Classics Series – Side-By-Side

April 14, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Musical education is a cornerstone of our mission at the Youngstown Symphony Society, and we are pleased and honored to present the final concert in our classics series featuring your amazing YSO and Youth Orchestra under the direction of YSU’s Dr. Stephen Gage. This special side-by-side performance features music from Elgar, Debussey, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. Don’t miss the opportunity to support these talented young musicians as they experience the thrill of performing alongside some of the most talented local professionals in their field!

Concert underwritten in part by The Youngstown Symphony Society Board of Directors.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7. All tickets are reserved seating.

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ticketsmallAssassins

June 27 – 30, 2018 | 7:30 PM | FORD FAMILY RECITAL HALL

Called Sondheim’s masterpiece and the winner of 5 Tony Awards, The Oakland produced this in the 1990’s to sellout crowds! Evoking a fraternity of political assassins and would-be assassins across a hundred years of our history, Sondheim and Weidman daringly examine success, failure and the questionable drive for power and celebrity in American society. Dark, demented humor, as horrifying as it is hilarious. The music is haunting and beautiful, and the cast will include some Youngstown area performers that have gone on to do some big things in New York and California.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets during regular business hours, or follow the link to the right to buy online 24/7.