The Update | Theater Presents ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’

SHARON, Pa. – ACTS Performing Arts Center, 40 S. Irvine Ave., will present “The Man Who Came to Dinner” at 7:30 p.m. May 31-June 1 and June 7-8; and 2:30 p.m. June 2 and 9.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at

“The Man Who Came to Dinner” premiered on Broadway in 1939 and became a hit.

Set in the charming town of Mesalia, Ohio, the play follows the misadventures of Sheridan Whiteside, a sharp-tongued theater critic whose unexpected injury prolongs his stay with a local family. Six weeks of chaos ensue as Whiteside takes over the household with his eccentric demands and entertains a parade of colorful personalities.

Family Day at Warren-Trumbull Library

WARREN, Ohio – Family Day will take place Saturday, June 1, at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The free, family event, sponsored by Trumbull County Historical Society and the library, will feature hands-on activities from bubble fun to historical games. Warren’s police and fire departments will have vehicles on hand to tour. The library is kicking off its summer reading program, and participants can sign up for the Summer Challenge.

Lunch will be available for free from Babcia’s Lunchbox food truck while supplies last, courtesy of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.

For information, email or call 330 394 4653.

Three Exhibitions Opening at McDonough Museum

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three exhibitions will open this weekend at the McDonough Museum of Art at Youngstown State University.

“Paper, Paint & Canvas” by Sharon Dundee; “Curiosities” by Ron Krygowski; and “I Just Like You: New & Inspiring Fiber Art” curated by Heather Seno will open Friday, May 31, and run through July 20.

An opening reception for all three exhibitions will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

The exhibitions and reception are free to the public. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Summer Theater, Arts Camps at Amphitheater

WARREN, Ohio – The Oakland Center for Arts Kids First Theater Initiative will present Camp ShowBiz this summer at the Warren Community Amphitheatre.

The free camp will provide instruction in theater, dance, music and art. It will take place weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through the summer. Breakfast, lunch, a snack and drinks will be provided. Funding has been provided by the city of Warren.

Students will work on two stage productions: “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” and “The Lion King Jr.” All participants will be cast in the shows.

The camp is open to children ages 5 to 18, and no experience is necessary. The productions will work around vacation times of campers.

The productions will be taught by arts professionals who have completed a background check. Adults will never be left alone with children.

The camp will collaborate with Trumbull Art Gallery for the arts portion.

For information or to register, call 330 406 0606 or email

Hart’s Performing Arts School Offers Camp

WARREN, Ohio – Hart’s School of Performing Arts will present a summer camp starting in June in which a different decade will be celebrated each month.

Classes are for students ages 5 to 18 and are divided into age groups. For schedules, descriptions, fees and registration information, go to

The registration deadline is Wednesday, May 29.

Summer Music Camp at Dana School at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University will present a summer music camp and vocal performance clinic June 9-14 for students ages 13 to 18.

Participants will participate in ensemble rehearsals, individual lessons and performances. 

Students interested in classical or jazz music, and vocalists, are welcome.

Housing options are available for those who wish to reside on campus, providing a convenient and immersive experience for camp attendees.

The registration deadline is May 30; go to For information, contact or call 330 941 3636.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.