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Auditions Coming For Aladdin, Jr. At The Ren

5 Jul , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will hold auditions for the Mansfield Youth Theatre production of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. on Sunday, July 15 at 2:00 PM, and on Monday, July 16 at 6:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Renaissance Season Adds County Music Legend

3 Jul , 2018  

The 2018-2019 season at the Renaissance Theatre has added a performance by a county recording artist with five Billboard #1 singles to his credit. More…

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The Headline Is In: Newsies Coming To The Ren

30 Jun , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre’s Richland Bank Broadway Series will present a fully staged production of Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical July 28-29, and August 4-5.

Directed by Michael Thomas, Newsies tells the stirring tale of the 1899 New York City Newsboys Strike. With a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, songs such as “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,“ and “Santa Fe” have become much-beloved classics. More…

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A Murder In Mansfield Is Coming To Mansfield

27 Jun , 2018  

Mansfield’s historic Renaissance Theatre and local news outlet Richland Source will collaborate to host a special hometown screening of the documentary film, “A Murder in Mansfield,” on Saturday June 30 at 7:30 PM.

The documentary focuses on the notorious murder of Noreen Boyle and the subsequent trial of her husband, Dr. John Boyle, which captivated Mansfield for months and has since become part of local lore. More…

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Stephen King Film Festival Continues

23 Jun , 2018  

The next film in the Renaissance Theatre’s Stephen King Film Festival will be “Cujo,” on July 19 at 7:00 PM. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library.

Prior to the screening, a brief lecture about the film will be given at 6:30 PM from the stage of the theatre by Dr. Phil Simpson from Eastern Florida University. More…

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Artists As Educators Seminar Held

16 Jun , 2018  

The Ohio 2010 Partners in Education team, consisting of the Mansfield Art Center, Renaissance Performing Arts Association, and Mansfield City Schools, is developing a group of professional artists for residencies and workshops in local schools.  The Mansfield team is a member of the nationwide Partners in Education network, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. More…

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Rock And Roll And Roadsters

14 Jun , 2018  

The Third Annual Renaissance Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Festival will take place on Park Avenue West in Downtown Mansfield on June 23.

The event will feature live music, food trucks, and a cruise-in. Previous years’ festivals drew hundreds of classic vehicles and thousands of people downtown. More…

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President And CEO Of Columbus Arts Organization Started At OSU Mansfield

9 Jun , 2018  

For Chad Whittington, a music appreciation class at The Ohio State University at Mansfield turned out to be a life changer.

Who knew?

The Pickerington resident certainly didn’t when he took the elective course while a freshman at the regional campus, or when the instructor of the class required Whittington and his classmates to attend a performance by professional musicians. More…

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Renaissance Theatre’s Broadway Camp! Registration Ending Soon

8 Jun , 2018  

Registration will be ending soon for the Renaissance’s annual “Broadway Camp!” summer theatre program for students ages 8-13. The popular summer camp sessions will be held at the Renaissance June 18-22 and June 25-29.

Both “Broadway Camp!” sessions are designed to be sensory-inclusive. Tuition is $105 for the June 18-22 camp, and $85 for the June 25-29 session; full and partial scholarships are available for both weeks.  More…

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Full House Hears About A Full Season Coming At The Ren

6 Jun , 2018  

Mansfield, Ohio’s premiere venue for live entertainment, the Renaissance Theatre, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 season, Just Imagine. The organization formally announced the lineup at their Season Preview Party on Tuesday evening to a crowd of more than 900.

The evening began with the lovely sounds of the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra. The Renaissance CEO Michael Miller and Chairman of the Board Rand Smith then came on stage and discussed the past year celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Renaissance Theatre and the vision for the future with the Imagination District. Members of the Renaissance Board joined Mike and Rand on stage to be recognized for their exemplary dedication in leading the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Stand By Me Next King Film At The Ren

23 May , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the fourth film in its year-long Stephen King Film Festival, “Stand By Me,” on June 21 at 7:00 PM. The festival launched in January with a screening of “The Shawshank Redemption” during the theatre’s 90th Anniversary Celebration. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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Youth Opera Theatre Presenting Two Magical Musicals

20 May , 2018  

The Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre, under the direction of Lori Turner, will present two fairytale-inspired musicals on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre, May 26 and 27. The troupe will first perform “1,001 Arabian Nights,” followed by Stephen Sondheim and Mansfield-native James Lapine’s “Into the Woods, Jr.” More…

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