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Black Box Theatre Second Season Begins with Sweeney Todd

11 Sep , 2019  

Theatre 166, the Black Box Theatre of Renaissance Performing Arts, will kick-off its second season with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street showing on October 4-5 and 11-12 at 8:00 PM. The production is part of the Richland Bank Broadway Series. More…

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Experience Music In A New Way With The MSO

9 Sep , 2019  

Be sure to bring your smartphone as the MSO launches into its new season.

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its opening concert of the 2019-2020 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Bohemian Souls” on Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program inspired by composers who were deemed unconventional in their day. More…

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Auditions Announced For Annie Get Your Gun

31 Aug , 2019  

Under the direction of Lori Turner, the Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre has announced auditions for its production of Annie Get Your Gun.

Annie Oakley is the best shot around, supporting her little brother and sisters by selling the game she hunts. When she’s discovered by Col. Buffalo Bill, he persuades this novel sharpshooter to join his Wild West Show. She soon eclipses ace sharpshooter Frank Butler as the main attraction which, while good for business, is bad for romance. More…

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New Symphony Chorus Master Named

23 Aug , 2019  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association and Mansfield Symphony Orchestra have announced the recent appointment of its new Chorus Master of the Mansfield Symphony Chorus, Lori Turner.

Lori Turner brings nearly three decades of award-winning experience to her position of Chorus Master.  She has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City and at the Paris Opera in France and has made numerous television and film appearances. More…

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Turn The Page To Bob Seger This September

10 Aug , 2019  

A tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band will come to the Renaissance Theatre on Saturday, September 7 for a night of classic rock-n-roll. Presented as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series and co-presented with North Central State College, Turn the Page will perform all of the greatest hits of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band starting at 8:00 PM on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Get Ready To Freeze At The Ren

7 Aug , 2019  

The Mansfield Youth Theatre (“MY Theatre”) will present Disney’s Frozen, Jr. on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre September 13, 14, and 15 as a part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series. Performances will take place at 7:00 PM on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 PM on Sunday. Dauphne Maloney directs the show with musical direction by Brian K. Nabors. Tickets are $15, general admission, and on sale now at the Renaissance Box Office, via phone, and online at rentickets.org. More…

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Mansfield Symphony Announces New Youth Strings Conductor

27 Jul , 2019  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association and Mansfield Symphony Orchestra have announced the recent appointment of its new Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings Conductor, Anthony Springer. More…

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Clue Showing At The Ren

22 Jul , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the first of three films in its Cinema Series, “Clue,” on August 11 at 3:00 PM. The movie is part of the Spherion Staffing Cinema Series.

Clue is the hilarious movie, based on the popular board game, about seven dinner guests, a butler, and a maid, who are all involved in a series of murders. The setting is at Hill House, where you learn that each guest is connected to each other in extraordinary ways. More…

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Arts Integration For Teachers Workshop Coming Up

17 Jul , 2019  

The Mansfield Partners in Education Team, comprised of the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, the Mansfield Art Center, and Mansfield City Schools, will host a two-day professional development workshop on arts integration for elementary and intermediate educators, and administrators on August 6-7, 2019 at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Auditions Arrive For Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

3 Jul , 2019  

The Renaissance will hold auditions for the MY Theatre production of Disney’s Frozen, Jr. on Friday, July 19 from 6:00 until 9:00 PM, and on Saturday, July 20 from 1:00 until 5:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Tickets Available For Matilda The Musical

27 Jun , 2019  

The time is almost here for another great Broadway Series at the Ren.

The Renaissance Theatre will kick off the 2019-2020 Richland Bank Broadway Series with a fully staged production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical on July 27-28, and August 3-4. More…

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General Auditions Set For Renaissance’s 2019-2020 Season

19 Jun , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre announces general auditions for their 2019-2020 season, Sunday, August 18 from 12 PM to 4 PM, and Monday and Tuesday, August 19 and 20 from 5 PM to 8 PM.

The season includes Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, (performing October 4-5 & 11-12), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (performing November 16-17 & 23-24), Rock of Ages (performing March 7-8, 14-15), and Cabaret (performing April 25-26 & May 2-3). More…

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Ceremony, Parade Kick Off Miss Ohio Week In Mansfield

10 Jun , 2019  

Miss Ohio Week kicked off over the weekend with a Welcome Ceremony on Saturday at Richland Mall, and then the traditional Miss Ohio Parade through the streets of downtown Mansfield on Sunday afternoon.

The Miss Ohio Pageant has called Mansfield home for more than 35 years and is held at the Renaissance Theatre. The week-long event features several events with contestants around the community, onstage competitions, and of course the crowning of Miss Ohio 2019 and Miss Ohio’s Outstanding Teen 2019. More…

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Renaissance Rock ‘n’ Rock Car Festival Coming Up

8 Jun , 2019  

The Fourth Annual Renaissance Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Festival will take place on Park Avenue West in Downtown Mansfield on Saturday, June 22.

The event will feature live music, food trucks, and a cruise-in. The previous years’ festivals drew hundreds of classic vehicles and thousands of people downtown. Parking for the public will be available in the Third Street lot in the rear of the Renaissance Theatre. The event is free for spectators with a $10 registration fee for participants. More…

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