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Get Ready For A Hot Mess At The Ren

7 Apr , 2017  

Last year, the production was the first at the Renaissance Theatre that sold out before it even opened.

Now, “Hot Mess: A Lethal New Musical” is back, a hysterical musical that brought attention to Mansfield from at least one esteemed Broadway producer. The production take aim at that icon of American media: the reality show. More…


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Annie Arrives At Mansfield Senior

5 Apr , 2017  

The Broadway musical “Annie” will come to the stage of the Mansfield Senior High School auditorium on April 7, 8 and 9.

The curtain will rise at 7:00 PM on Friday and Saturday and 3:00 PM on Sunday. More…


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An Evening In The Neighborhood Of Make-Believe

2 Apr , 2017  

It’s a beautiful day in this Mansfield neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor, Would you be mine? Could you be mine?

The world of the hit PBS television series “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” from The Fred Rogers Company will inhabit the stage of the Renaissance Theatre on Friday, April 7 at 7:00 PM. More…

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St. Peter’s Presents Seussical The Musical

28 Mar , 2017  

“”…I’ve got to protect them. I’m bigger than they.” So he plucked up the clover and hustled away.”

So says Horton, of course, and you may well be quoting him as well if you attend the upcoming production of “Seussical The Musical” as presented by St. Peter’s Department of Theatre and Performng Arts and St. Peter’s Music Series at the St. Peter’s High School Auditorium. More…

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Learn How The Other Half Lives

14 Mar , 2017  

The Mansfield Playhouse will be presenting How the Other Half Lives later this month on its main stage.

Written by Alan Ayckbourn and directed by Doug Wertz, this popular farce explores the lives of three men who all work for the same firm. Here’s the catch: one of the younger men is having an affair with the wife of the oldest man. More…


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Sister Act Set For March

20 Feb , 2017  

It’s time to break out of your winter “habit” for a breath of fresh air as a new musical hits the Renaissance Theatre.

Sister Act, referred to as a “Divine Musical Comedy,” was written by Bill and Cherri Steinkellner and was based on the hit 1992 film of the same name. It features music by Alan Menkin, whose scores include those for Disney films The Little Mermain, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, and others. More…


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Latest Renaissance Podcast Shares Artist’s Story And Major Announcement

16 Feb , 2017  

The latest in The Renaissance Podcast series has just been posted.

Included in this episode is an interview with Condrea Webber, star of the upcoming production of Sister Act: The Musical. Webber shares the story of when she fell in love with performing, and how she balances work, life, and singing. More…


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Looking Ahead: St. Peter’s Music Series Continues In 2017

19 Dec , 2016  

With the recent performance of the Christmas Oratorio of composer Camille Saint-Saens, the Mansfield St. Peter’s Music Series will continue next year with an emphasis on presenting works done by in-house ensembles, both with the parish and with the schools.

Those performances include the following: More…

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Downtown, Holidays

A 1940s Nutcracker

2 Dec , 2016  

It’s a holiday favorite with a bit of a “twist.”

A 1940s Nutcraker will be presented by Neos Dance Theatre on December 10 at 2:00 PM.

The Nutcracker comes with great anticipation for families and children of all ages. Neos Dance Theatre presents a timeless tale as an original production: A 1940’s Nutcracker, set in Mansfield, Ohio. More…


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It’s Only Murder At The Playhouse

7 Nov , 2016  

The Mansfield Playhouse’s latest production is “It’s Only Murder,” a work by Sam Bobrick.

The respected website profiles the play this way: More…


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The Renaissance Podcast Posts Second Episode

5 Nov , 2016  

In case you missed the news we shared back on October 22, The Ren has taken to the airwaves.

The Renaissance Podcast is the newest artistic expression of Mansfield’s Renaissance Performing Arts Association. In its first episode, an interview sat down for a discussion with Theodore Kuchar, candidate for the position of Mansfield Symphony Orchestra Music Director. More…

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Begin Your Christmas Season With A Dose Of Scrooge

4 Nov , 2016  

What better way to dip your toe into the holiday season than with a rip roaring musical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale?

Such is your opportunity next weekend as the A Christmas Carol: The Musical comes to the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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St. Peter’s School To Stage High School Musical

29 Oct , 2016  

It’s the Disney musical that featured the students of East High and gave a start to the careers of Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, and others.

The students of St. Peter’s present the Mansfield version of the same, directed by Beth Clark, St. Peter’s Class of 2015. It will be choreographed by Deon Taylor, and produced by Jim Cox. More…

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Renaissance Theatre Launches Podcast Series

22 Oct , 2016  

The Ren is now on the air.

The Renaissance Podcast is the newest artistic expression of Mansfield’s Renaissance Performing Arts Association. On Friday, its first episode was posted through the Podbean platform.

The first episode is entitled “A Conversation with Theodore Kuchar.” As shared on its website, “The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra (Mansfield, Ohio) is in a year-long search for their next Maestro. In this episode, Colleen sits down with the first of three candidates for the Music Director position, Maestro Theodore Kuchar, to discuss his world-wide career as the most recorded conductor in classical music, his love for baseball and fishing, and his childhood in northeastern Ohio.”

The podcast can be listened to below or at this link.