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Springfield To Perform Solo Concert At The Ren

10 Sep , 2017  

Legendary heartthrob Rick Springfield will appear in Mansfield, Ohio, performing his “Stripped Down” solo show on September 15 at 8 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. The show will be a mix of his greatest hits and storytelling, followed by an audience Q&A with the artist. It is presented as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series. Tickets start at $15 and are on sale at the Renaissance Box Office, via phone at (419)522-2726 and online at MansfieldTickets.com. More…

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Auditions Announced For A Christmas Story The Musical

2 Sep , 2017  

It’s never too early to get prepared for the holiday season, and the Renaissance Theatre is gearing up for a great show in November.

The Renaissance Theatre announces auditions for “A Christmas Story the Musical,” in Mansfield, Ohio. Auditions will be held Saturday, September 16th from 10am-3pm on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre. The delightful new Tony-nominated holiday musical, from the creators of the Dear Evan Hansen, is based on the beloved classic film, about 11 year old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas presents, a Red Ryder Carbine-Action BB Gun. More…

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Disney’s Lion King Jr. Roars Into The Ren

18 Aug , 2017  

The Mansfield Youth Theatre, under the direction of Dauphne Maloney and Brian Nabors, will present Disney’s “The Lion King, Jr.” at the Renaissance Theatre, September 8th through 10th. In addition to three full performances, the group will also perform a free Sensory-Friendly performance for immediate families of individuals with special needs on September 9th at 1 PM. The event is presented as a part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series. More…

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Sensory Friendly Performances At The Ren

3 Aug , 2017  

The latest edition of the Renaissance Podcast looks at a unique topic: sensory friendly performances.

In the podcast, Executive Director Chelsie Thompson gives the low-down on sensory-friendly performances: what they are, who they’re for, how we make them happen, and why we’re doing them, along with telling us the story of how she ended up at the Renaissance.  More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Teachers Invited To Renaissance Development Workshop

8 Jul , 2017  

The Mansfield Kennedy Team, composed 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 educators and administrators on August 3-4, 2017 at the Mansfield Art Center. The registration fee of $125 for the workshop has been covered for all participants through the generous support of the Ohio Arts Council, Charles P. Hahn, CFP and the Key Bank Foundation. More…

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Downtown

The Lion King, Jr. Auditions To Be Held

4 Jul , 2017  

The Renaissance Theatre will hold auditions for the MY Theatre production of The Lion King, Jr. on Sunday, July 16 at 2:00 PM, and on Monday, July 17 at 6:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in Downtown Mansfield. More…

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MSO Auditioning For Open Positions

28 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony will hold auditions to fill open positions on September 16, September 23-24.

Open positions include 2-Section Violin (Violin II), Section Cello, 2-Section Bass, Principal Cello, Principal Bass, Principal Oboe, Principal Bassoon, Principal Tuba, Principal Timpani, and Principal Percussion. More…

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2017-2018 Schedule Announced For The Renaissance

8 Jun , 2017  

Tuesday evening’s Season Preview event showcased many of the performances in store for theatre goers over the next twelve months. Joining traditional favorites, such as Neos Dance Theatre’s “A 1940s Nutcracker,” will be new fare – including musicals, concerts, recording artist performances, and much more. More…

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Preview Showcases 2017-2018 Season At The Ren; Theatre’s 90th Birthday

7 Jun , 2017  

We’ll have stories in the coming days highlighting announcements made at Tuesday evening’s Season Preview Party at the Renaissance Theatre. Today, however, we’re bringing you a collection of stories, photos, video, and more from the event.

In addition to a look ahead at productions for the coming season, a 90th birthday celebration for the Ohio Theatre, now the Renaissance, is on tap. More…

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Renaissance Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Festival On Tap

31 May , 2017  

Summers in north central Ohio often feature car shows and music. On June 24, you have the opportunity to enjoy both at the same time as the Second Annual Renaissance Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Festival will be held in Downtown Mansfield.

The location is on Park Avenue West in front of the Renaissance Theatre, and the event will take place rain or shine. More…

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Renaissance Podcast, Blog Highlights

26 May , 2017  

This month, both the Renaissance Podcast and the Renaissance Blog continue to discuss the way in which the arts impact the Mansfield and north central Ohio community.

In the latest edition of the Renaissance Podcast, OhioHealth Mansfield and Shelby Hospitals President Jean Halpin, as well as Speech Language Pathologist Logan Daup join Colleen Cook from the Renaissance to talk about the healing power of music and the arts. More…

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2017-2018 Season Preview Party At The Ren

25 May , 2017  

Do you like being the first among your friends to know what’s happening in the community? Are you a supporter of the arts in the area and would appreciate knowing what’s coming to town in terms of entertainment and arts programming?

If so, the Season Preview Party at The Renaissance Theatre is the place for you. It will be held on June 6 at 6:00 PM. Admission is free, but registration and a ticket are required. To do so, visit this location online. More…

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George M. Cohan Melodies To Flood The Renaissance

15 May , 2017  

It’s sure to be a patriotic evening later this month when the Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre, under the direction of Lori Turner, perform George M. Cohan’s classic musical, Little Johnny Jones. More…

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