The Update | Lord of the Dance Coming to Packard; Stage Left Unveils Season

WARREN – Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance tour will come to Packard Music Hall on Nov. 11.

Tickets range from $99.50 to $35 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at and the Packard box office.

An online-only presale will take place from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 10 p.m. Thursday; use the password PACKARD.

Flatley, whose choreography was behind the international megahit “Riverdance,” continued  the success for the past quarter-century with his Lord of the Dance show.

He takes the tour to a higher level for its 25th anniversary tour this year, with new staging, costumes, choreography and special effects.

Stage Left Players Unveils Season

LISBON, Ohio – Stage Left Players’ 2023-24 season will include the return of its spoof “A Star Trek Christmas” during the holiday season and five other plays and musicals.

Curtain times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. The theater is at 234 E. Lincoln Way. For tickets, go to

Here is the schedule:

“Rex’s Exes”: Sept. 23-24, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, Oct. 1 and 7-8.

“Snap the Whip!”: Nov. 10-12, 17-19.

“A Star Trek Christmas”: Dec. 1-3, 8-10.

“Arsenic & Old Lace”: Feb. 23-25, March 1-3.

“Saving Salina”: April 19-21, 26-28.

“The Wizard of Oz”: June 21-23, 28-30.

Don Knotts’ Daughter Bringing Show to Robins

WARREN, Ohio – Karen Knotts Tied Up In Knotts will come to the Robins Theatre on Friday, Nov. 3, for an 8 p.m. performance.

Tickets are $18 and $25 (plus fees) and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at and the box office, 160 E. Market St.

The daughter of five-time Emmy Award winner Don Knotts, Karen Knotts’ show is a 90-minute multimedia tribute to her dad. She tells stories of Don’s career and her personal life growing up on the set of the “Andy Griffith Show.” During the show, she shares memories of her special father-daughter bond plus “inside” stories about the cast members who were not like their “Mayberry” TV characters. Karen also narrates the show as Don’s favorite aunt Emma and even Aunt Bea.

Artist Displaying Works at JCC Gallery

YOUNGSTOWN – The work of artist Debbie Derrenbacher is on display through Sept. 29 in the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, 505 Gypsy Lane. A reception for the show, “Ikigai Doodle Inks,” will take place Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Ikigai (“a reason for being”) is a Japanese concept referring to something that gives a person a sense of purpose. Derrenbacher, of Sharpsville, Pa., says her art has always given her purpose, meaning, and a sense of triumph.

Down Syndrome Fundraiser with Frankie Scinta

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Frankie Scinta, a Las Vegas style singer, will perform at Mr. Anthony’s, 7440 South Ave., in a fundraiser for the Down Syndrome Association of the Valley.

Tickets are $125 per person which includes dinner. Seating is banquet style (tables of 8).

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner buffet at 6 p.m. and the show at 8 p.m.

For tickets, click HERE.

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