The update | ‘Grease’ at the Trumbull Theatre; The return of the Jazz in the Park series


NILES, Ohio – Trumbull New Theater, 5883 Youngstown Road, will present “Grease” over two weekends, beginning July 8.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on July 8, 9, 15 and 16; and 2 p.m. on July 17. Tickets are $20 ($18 for students) and can be purchased in advance at

Ron Sinesio is directing the musical, with Liz Conrad as assistant director.

Michele Stoutemire is musical director and Kait Butler is choreographer.

The team is also made up of stage manager Ali Limperos, set designer Thomas Engstrom, set designer Thomas Engstrom.

The group consists of Robin Sanders, Luke Rider and Craig Conrad.

The cast includes Landon Talbert (Danny Zuko), Nathaniel Ams (Kenickie), Lauren Jones (Sandy) and Lohgan Talbert (Rizzo.

Jazz concert series begins at Wick Park

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The annual Jazz in the Park summer concert series, now in its 31st year, will resume this month. All concerts are on Sunday afternoons, 3-7pm, at Wick Park on the North Side. Free entry.

For more information, visit Here is the program :

July 10: Russell Thompson and Free Agent (Cleveland).

July 17: Forecast (Cleveland)

July 24: David Thomas (Cleveland)

July 31: Arielle and her friends (Youngstown)

August 7: John Reese Project (Youngstown)

August 14: Milton Ruffin and the Old School Band (Columbus)

August 21: Willie Ross and Counterpoint (Cleveland)

August 28: Von James Xperience (Cleveland)

September 4: Hubbs Groove (Cleveland)

Festival to raise funds for veterans

GIRARD — Iron Mann Bar and Grille, 1762 N. State St., will present Iron Fest July 14-16 to raise money for Dress, Right, Dress, a group that helps service members and veterans through hardship .

On July 14, No Funk No Justice will perform at 4 p.m. with an appearance by Baxter Burgundy featuring Hoss.

Bad Juju will take the stage at 7 p.m. on July 15 and Franchise Band will perform at 7 p.m. on July 16.

There is no entrance fee and there will be plenty of freebies.

“Sister Act” auditions for Playhouse

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Playhouse will hold auditions for its fall production of “Sister Act” July 25 and 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Adler Art Academy at the DeYor Performing Arts Center downtown. Those unable to attend can email a video to [email protected]

The comedy is based on the 1992 Touchstone Pictures film “Sister Act.”

The director is looking for actors aged 18 or over. Actors must be prepared to learn and perform a group dance routine and bring

comfortable clothes and shoes for getting around. The actors must prepare two contrasting traditional musical theater songs; auditionees should prepare a 16-bar cut of a vocal selection, but be prepared to sing the entire number if asked. All the slides of the oral parts will be provided.

The creative team is led under the direction of Emma Wason. Rehearsals will begin August 1 and will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. The performances will take place from September 23 to 25 and from September 30 to October 30. 2.

The Youngstown Playhouse engages in an inclusive casting process and encourages artists of all ethnicities, gender identities and abilities to submit.

Calendar of Friendly Places Monthly Dance

NILES — The Friendly Squares will hold their monthly square dance, Saturday, July 9, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Niles Scope Center, 14 E. State St. Gene Hammond will be the caller and Frankie Hammond will be line dancing. . It will be one more dance. The dress is casual. There is a $6 donation per person at the door. For more information call Gene Hammond on 330 506 3370.

Pictured above: Lauren Jones, Landon Talbert and Sam Early in a scene from the Trumbull New Theater production of ‘Grease’.

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