Youngstown Playhouse Unveils 2022-23 Season

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Playhouse’s 2022-23 season open with the musical “Sister Act” in September and include an original drama by Playhouse regular Jim Canacci in October and the Disney musical “Newsies Jr.” in May. It will be the south side theater’s first full season since 2019-20.

Here is the lineup:
Sister Act,” Sept. 23-Oct. 2, mainstage, based on the 1992 film, directed by Emma Wason.
Excalibur High,” Oct. 27-30, mainstage, a medieval fantasy written and directed by Jim Canacci of Youngstown.
The Day They Shot John Lennon,” Nov. 11-20, Moyer Room, directed by Frank Martin, a powerful reliving of the day Lennon was assassinated.
A Tuna Christmas,” Dec. 9-18, mainstage, directed by Pat Foltz, a sequel to the comedy “Greater Tuna.”
Outside Mullingar,” Feb. 24-March 5, Moyer Room, directed by Chris Fidram, a romantic drama set on a farm in Ireland.
Pass Over,” April 14-23, Moyer Room, directed by Thomas Fields, a look at two African American men who encounter a stranger with an agenda.
Disney’s Newsies Jr.,” May 19-21, directed by Savannah Teter, a youth production of the Disney story of a newsboy strike.
The 39 Steps,” June 16-25, main stage, directed by Johnny Pecano, a spoof of the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock thriller.

Special events will be announced in the coming months. Flex Pass subscriptions are on sale now and available in three pricing tiers. Passes are valid for four performances within the season. Subscriptions start at $48 plus a $3 fee per pass purchased.

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Individual tickets will also adopt a scaled pricing model. Ticket pricing for each performance will be $17, $22 and $27 plus a $3 fee per ticket. Individual tickets will go on sale six weeks prior to each show’s opening.

Flex Pass subscriptions can be purchased Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 330 788 8739; in person at The DeYor Performing Arts Center box office, downtown; and at

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