The Update | Doo Wop Project, ‘Price Is Right Live’ Coming to Valley Venues
WARREN, Ohio – The Doo Wop Project will come to Robins Theatre at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8.
The show recreates the music and performance of groups such as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Drifters and The Del Vikings. It also takes current pop music and reinvents doo wop-style. The cast is composed of Broadway performers.
The show traces doo wop music from its inception in America’s inner cities and takes audiences on a musical journey through its development. Songs by The Crests, The Belmonts and Smokey Robinson and The Temptations give way to Michael Jackson and Maroon 5.
Tickets range from $20 to $45 (plus fees) and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 19, at robinstheatre.com and the box office, 160 E. Market St.
‘Price Is Right Live’ Coming to Powers
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “The Price Is Right Live” will come to Powers Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17.
Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at experienceyourarts.org.
“The Price Is Right Live” is an interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to play the classic games made famous by the iconic network television show. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations and a new car by playing favorites like Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel and the Showcase.
JCC’s Logan Campus Will Open May 27
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown will open its Logan Campus for the summer on May 27.
The outdoor campus at 3245 Logan Way offers JCC members and their guests a pool, sand volleyball, tennis, basketball courts, a pavilion and a concession stand. Pickleball courts will be available this year, and there are special evenings with live music, as well as family nights and adult nights.
Membership to the JCC includes both the Main Campus, 505 Gypsy Lane, and the Logan Campus. Go to jccyoungstown.org or call 330 746 3250, ext. 195, for information.
Theater Sets Auditions for ‘Oklahoma!’
SALEM, Ohio – Auditions for Salem Community Theatre’s production of “Oklahoma!” will take place May 22 and 23, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the theater, 490 E. State St.
Auditionees must come prepared to sing a song from the genre or the show and read from the script. No accompaniment will be provided; auditionees can use a phone or sing a cappella.
The musical is being directed by Melissa Kuttler, and the musical director is Holly Hanna.
Actors age 12 and older will be considered.
Performances will be Aug. 3-6.
Program on Warren Packard at Museum
WARREN, Ohio – The first of a two-part program on Warren Packard, the Warren industrialist and entrepreneur, will take place at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW.
Admission to the hourlong “Warren Packard: Patriarch and Entrepreneur” lecture is free with a paid admission to the museum.
Few recognize his name today, but a century ago, Warren Packard was one of the most important figures in the Mahoning Valley.
He built a business empire that included a foundry, iron mill, machine shop, flagstone quarry and a large resort hotel on Lake Chautauqua. He served as a director of the Trumbull National Bank and president of the Ashtabula and Pittsburgh Railway. He even built one of the only steamships that operated on the Mahoning River.
The second part of this program will be June 24.
The National Packard Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is $10 ($8 for 65 and older, $5 for children ages 7 to 12). Cameras and flash photography are welcome.
Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.