Upcoming Events

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Traficant Tribute

NOVEMBER 30, 2014 | 2:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

Join us in a celebration of the life and accomplishments of James A Traficant Jr. The doors to Powers Auditorium will open at 12:30 p.m. — Traficant memorabilia will be available for viewing and patrons may sign the tribute pages. The tribute program will begin at 2:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tickets will be released on a first come, first serve basis with a limit of four (4) tickets per person, at the DeYor Performing Arts Center Box Office beginning Monday, November 17, 2014. Please call the DeYor PAC box office at (330) 744-0264 for more information.

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ticketsmallBALLET WESTERN RESERVE NUTCRACKER

DECEMBER 6, 2014 | 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

The Ballet Western Reserve presents The Nutcracker — an exciting new production featuring hundreds of local artists! Experience the time honored holiday tradition of this holiday favorite on the historic Powers’ stage, performed by our very own Ballet Western Reserve students and staff. Tickets are $28 for adults, $19 for seniors and students.

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ticketsmallYoungstown Symphony Youth Orchestra

DECEMBER 7, 2014 | 4:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

The YSYO presents its end of fall concert featuring pieces from Wagner, Berlioz, and Shostakovich. The Youngstown Symphony Symphonette will also perform, prior to the YSYO taking the stage. Tickets are $5 and available at the DeYor PAC box office, or follow the link to the right to purchase your tickets online.

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ticketsmallA HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

DECEMBER 13, 2014 | 8:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

Winner of the Disney Legends Award, Jodi Benson is the beloved, original voice of Ariel in the Academy Award winning Walt Disney animated film “The Little Mermaid.” Benson heads a cast of performers including the Youngstown Connection, Simple Gifts Interfaith Choir, and Easy Street’s Little Rascals.

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MIRACLE ON EASY STREET

DECEMBER 19, 2014 | 7:30 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM
DECEMBER 20, 2014 | 2:30 & 7:30 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM
DECEMBER 21, 2014 | 2:30 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

New York may have the Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall, but for the past 25 years Youngstown has had the Easy Street Dancers at Powers Auditorium!

Easy Street co-founders Maureen Collins and Todd Hancock will once again host the Mahoning Valley family tradition. Returning to this year’s Miracle are Easy Street alumni and singing siblings Eric McClellan, Janeen Williams and James McClellan along with featured cast members Colleen Chance, Candace Campana, and new comers Natalie Sprouse and Cortney MacKay.

Musical director Jeff Sanders will also return with the Easy Street Little Big Band, blending a mixture of the season’s most popular tunes, both old and new. Dancers from studios all across the valley will perform dance routines featuring a wide variety of styles including tap, jazz and hip hop by the show’s choreographer Megan Cleland. This year’s spectacular will feature the biggest cast ye,t with more than 150 singers, dancers, and “Little Rascals.” In addition to the new songs and dance routines added last year, Easy Street promises even more surprises for 2014! For reservations call 330-743-8555.

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ticketsmallSYMPHONIC VALENTINE: SYMPHONY IDOL

FEBRUARY 14, 2015 | 8:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

Three finalists from the television smash hit American Idol: Lakisha Jones and Haley Scarnato from Season Six and Matt Giraud from Season Eight join the orchestra performing songs like Georgia on my Mind, My Heart Will Go On, I Will Always Love You, The Devil Went Down to Georgia and many more.

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ticketsmall7 Brides For 7 Brothers

FEBRUARY 16, 2015 | 8 PM | POWERS AUDITORIUM

Set in Oregon in 1850, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS tells the story of Millie, a young bride living in the 1850s Oregon wilderness. Her plan to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage backfires when the brothers, in their enthusiasm, kidnap six women from a neighboring town to be their brides. Bursting with the rambunctious energy of the original film, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS is all boisterous fun and romance that hearkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.

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ticketsmallCITY LIGHTS

MARCH 21, 2015 | 8:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

From the comedic genius of Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp to the musical versatility of Mozart, you are sure to enjoy symphonic cinema at its most exciting when the orchestra performs the Chaplin score to the live screening of his 1931 silent film City Lights. One of the greatest most aggressive of all Mozart’s works, the Symphony No. 38 (Prague) completes the program. Premiered in 1786, the Prague received such an enthusiastic response that the audience could not be quieted until Mozart responded with improvisations at the piano.

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ticketsmallHOMETOWN HEROES

APRIL 18, 2015 | 8:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

Warren, Ohio native Sean Jones will perform the Arutunian Trumpet Concerto and the combined Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra in Sibelius’ Second Symphony.

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ticketsmallSISTER ACT

APRIL 27, 2015 | 8:00 PM | EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM

When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put into protective custody in the one place cops are sure she won’t be found: a convent. Soon it’s nun-on-the-run time but she finds salvation in the heavenly power of her newly found sisterhood. Based on the mega-hit film, SISTER ACT features an original Alan Menken/Glenn Slater (also known for movies “Leap of Faith” and “Tangled”) score, with a vast inspiration of musical styles from Motown. Tickets on sale now!