The Update | ‘Moana Jr.’ at Stage Left; Beatles Show at Packard

LISBON, Ohio — Stage Left Youth Players will present Disney’s “Moana Jr.” April 22-24 and April 29-30 and May 1, at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way.

Curtain times are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is $14 ($12 for students and seniors). Reservations can be made at Tickets will also be on sale at the door. 

Concert Puts Focus on Two Beatles Albums

WARREN, Ohio – A unique concert experience featuring Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross, Jason Scheff (former lead singer of Chicago), Jay DeMarcus (formerly of Rascal Flatts), Badfinger (featuring Joey Molland), and Denny Laine (Moody Blues and Wings) will come to Packard Music Hall on June 6.

It Was 50 Years Ago Today: A Tribute to The Beatles’ “Rubber Soul” and “Revolver” will feature the above artists playing their own hits and songs from the two classic Beatles albums.

Tickets range from $88 to $42.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 22, at (fees apply) and at the Packard box office.

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

Cocktail Hour at the Stark House

WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull County Historical Society will launch Third Thursday Cocktail Hour on April 21 from 5-7 p.m. at the  John Stark Edwards House, 303 Monroe St.

Sponsored by The Sutliff Museum, this event is an informal, conversational cocktail hour and a chance to tour Warren’s oldest remaining home.

This month’s event will feature Modern Methods Brewing Co., serving a variety of local beers. The series will continue every third Thursday of each month, featuring a different local brewery, winery or bartender.  

The cocktail hour is free to the public. Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided, and street parking is available in front of the home. For information, call the Trumbull County Historical Society at 330 394 4653.

ACTS to Present ‘Always… Patsy Cline’

SHARON, Pa. — Area Community Theater of Sharpsville will present “Always… Patsy Cline” for six performances beginning Friday, April 22.

The shows will be in the theater’s new 40 Below Stage venue, on the lower level of ACTS’ new home at 40 S. Irvine St. Curtain times are 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 p.m. on Sundays.

Dinner will be provided by Smoky Martin’s BBQ.  

The two-person show features Roxanne Chapman as Patsy Cline and Tina Greig as Louise Seeger, her biggest fan and best friend.

Patsy Cline is the most popular female country singer in recording history and in 1973 she became the first solo female artist elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Her career was cut short when she died in a plane crash at the age of 30.  

She produced the No. 1 hit “Crazy” written by Willie Nelson, and other memorable country favorites like “Walkin After Midnight” and “I Fall to Pieces.”

Chapman and Greig are veterans of the ACTS stage. Chapman previously starred in productions of “Guys and Dolls” (Miss Sarah Brown), “Nunsense” (Sister Mary Amnesia) and “My Fair Lady” (Mrs. Pearce).

Greig starred in “South Pacific” (Bloody Mary), “Company” (Joanne) and “Nunsense” (Mother Superior).

Tickets are $45 and include a full-course dinner. They can be purchased at or by calling 724 815 4388.

Pictured: Erin Ryan plays Moana, and Drew Shulas plays Maui in Stage Left Youth Players production of “Moana Jr.” The production also includes Layla Nunzir, Jayne Duster and Abby Heverly.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.