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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University

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One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
330-941-3105

Friday, November 2018

How I Learned to Drive – Youngstown State University Theater

Friday, November 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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How-I-Learned-to-Drive

Buckle up; it’s going to be a bumpy ride. How I Learned to Drive is a story of a woman who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel. Paula Vogel's new play is a wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival, a sexual coming of age through the 60's, 70's and 80's as seen through the provocative lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man. Vogel takes us on…

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Sunday, December 2018

Ten-Minute Plays – Youngstown State University Theater

Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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Join Youngstown State University Theater for the seventh annual evening of Ten-Minute plays showcasing the student directors and actors in these workshop productions. The directors will explore the foundations of story-telling and develop their skills in working with actors on these exciting and innovative scripts. Free Admission. No reservations taken.

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Sunday, April 2019

Hansel and Gretel – Dana Opera Ensemble

Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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Hansel and Gretel

The Dana School of Music announces a performance of Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera, Hansel and Gretel, libretto by Adelheid Wette and English translation by Constance Bache, on Sunday, April 28, 2:00pm in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. The performance is presented by the Dana Opera Ensemble, and is free and open to the public. The production is directed by Dana School of Music alumnus and internationally acclaimed Heldentenor Gary Lehman. Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel originated at the request of his sister…

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Friday, May 2019

Festival of New Work – Youngstown State University Theater

Friday, May 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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The second annual Festival of New Work highlights and honors student creativity in playwriting, choreography, designing, filmmaking, directing, and acting. Featuring short plays, films, musical theatre & dance choreography, devised work, and PUPPETS! A student or students will be selected to win the Molly & Sam Galano Creativity Award. All donations will support the award endowment to provide students with even more opportunities in generating new, original work. Free Admission. No reservations taken.

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Friday, September 2019

Speech & Debate – YSU Department of Theatre and Dance

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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Speech & Debate

The Youngstown State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents Stephen Karam’s Speech & Debate, directed by YSU alumnus Connor Bezeredi. Three teenage misfits in Salem, Oregon discover they are linked by a sex scandal that's rocked their town. When one of them sets out to expose the truth, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher, and the trio's connection grows deeper in this searching, fiercely funny dark comedy with music. Contains Strong Language and Adult Themes. Performances are September…

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Sunday, December 2019

Ten-Minute Plays – YSU Department of Theatre and Dance

Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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YSU

Join the Youngstown State University Department of Theatre and Dance for the eighth annual evening of Ten-Minute Plays showcasing student directors and actors in these workshop productions. The directors will explore the foundations of story-telling and develop their skills in working with actors on these exciting and innovative scripts. Free Admission. No reservations taken.

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Friday, March 2020

Festival of New Works – YSU Department of Theatre and Dance

Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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The third annual Festival of New Works highlights and honors student creativity in playwriting, choreography, designing, filmmaking, directing, and acting. The event features short plays, films, musical theatre & dance choreography, devised work, and puppets. In addition, the Molly & Sam Galano Creativity Award will be presented. All donations will support the award endowment to provide students with even more opportunities in generating new, original work. Free Admission. No reservations taken. Performances are Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7…

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Friday, September 2021

Almost, Maine – University Theatre

Friday, September 24, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
Almost Maine

University Theatre announces its upcoming 2021-2022 season, which opens in Spotlight Theater on Friday, September 24, with the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by John Cariani. The show runs two weekends September 24, 25 and October 1, 2 at 7:30pm and Sundays, September 26 and October 3 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $16, $8 and free for YSU students and available at ysu.tix.com. All seats are general admission. Masks are required in all University buildings. Almost, Maine is a series of nine vignettes…

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Almost, Maine – University Theatre

Saturday, September 25, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
Almost Maine

University Theatre announces its upcoming 2021-2022 season, which opens in Spotlight Theater on Friday, September 24, with the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by John Cariani. The show runs two weekends September 24, 25 and October 1, 2 at 7:30pm and Sundays, September 26 and October 3 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $16, $8 and free for YSU students and available at ysu.tix.com. All seats are general admission. Masks are required in all University buildings. Almost, Maine is a series of nine vignettes…

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Almost, Maine – University Theatre

Sunday, September 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
Almost Maine

University Theatre announces its upcoming 2021-2022 season, which opens in Spotlight Theater on Friday, September 24, with the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by John Cariani. The show runs two weekends September 24, 25 and October 1, 2 at 7:30pm and Sundays, September 26 and October 3 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $16, $8 and free for YSU students and available at ysu.tix.com. All seats are general admission. Masks are required in all University buildings. Almost, Maine is a series of nine vignettes…

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Friday, October 2021

Almost, Maine – University Theatre

Friday, October 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00pm

Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
Almost Maine

University Theatre announces its upcoming 2021-2022 season, which opens in Spotlight Theater on Friday, September 24, with the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by John Cariani. The show runs two weekends September 24, 25 and October 1, 2 at 7:30pm and Sundays, September 26 and October 3 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $16, $8 and free for YSU students and available at ysu.tix.com. All seats are general admission. Masks are required in all University buildings. Almost, Maine is a series of nine vignettes…

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Almost, Maine – University Theatre

Saturday, October 2, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00pm

Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
Almost Maine

University Theatre announces its upcoming 2021-2022 season, which opens in Spotlight Theater on Friday, September 24, with the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by John Cariani. The show runs two weekends September 24, 25 and October 1, 2 at 7:30pm and Sundays, September 26 and October 3 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $16, $8 and free for YSU students and available at ysu.tix.com. All seats are general admission. Masks are required in all University buildings. Almost, Maine is a series of nine vignettes…

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Almost, Maine – University Theatre

Sunday, October 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00pm

Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
Almost Maine

University Theatre announces its upcoming 2021-2022 season, which opens in Spotlight Theater on Friday, September 24, with the romantic comedy Almost, Maine by John Cariani. The show runs two weekends September 24, 25 and October 1, 2 at 7:30pm and Sundays, September 26 and October 3 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $16, $8 and free for YSU students and available at ysu.tix.com. All seats are general admission. Masks are required in all University buildings. Almost, Maine is a series of nine vignettes…

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Friday, November 2021

Seven Deadly Scenes

Friday, November 19, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
YSU

The Dana School of Music announces a performance by the Dana Opera Ensemble called the “Seven Deadly Scenes” on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 7:30pm in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. The program is free and open to the public. Masks are required in all YSU buildings. The Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Misook Yun, while Kathy Miller is the collaborative pianist. The students in the Opera Ensemble will perform specific scenes selected from Bizet’s Pearl Fishers; Mozart’s trio of…

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Friday, April 2022

L’amico Fritz -Dana School of Music

Friday, April 22 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 2:00pm

Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
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The Dana School of Music presents its spring opera, L’amico Fritz, by Pietro Mascagni, for one weekend, opening Friday, April 22 in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. Dana faculty member Dr. Misook Yun is Music Director. The show’s run is scheduled for April 22-24. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm while the Sunday matinee performance is at 2:00pm. All seats are general admission. Adult tickets are $16. Special rate tickets are: $8 for non-YSU students, YSU faculty and staff with…

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L’amico Fritz -Dana School of Music

Saturday, April 23 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 2:00pm

Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
L'amico Fritz_press photo

The Dana School of Music presents its spring opera, L’amico Fritz, by Pietro Mascagni, for one weekend, opening Friday, April 22 in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. Dana faculty member Dr. Misook Yun is Music Director. The show’s run is scheduled for April 22-24. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm while the Sunday matinee performance is at 2:00pm. All seats are general admission. Adult tickets are $16. Special rate tickets are: $8 for non-YSU students, YSU faculty and staff with…

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L’amico Fritz -Dana School of Music

Sunday, April 24 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall – Youngstown State University, One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555 United States
L'amico Fritz_press photo

The Dana School of Music presents its spring opera, L’amico Fritz, by Pietro Mascagni, for one weekend, opening Friday, April 22 in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. Dana faculty member Dr. Misook Yun is Music Director. The show’s run is scheduled for April 22-24. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm while the Sunday matinee performance is at 2:00pm. All seats are general admission. Adult tickets are $16. Special rate tickets are: $8 for non-YSU students, YSU faculty and staff with…

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