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Beauty and the Beast Tickets on Sale!

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The Oakland Center is finalizing their 2019/2020 Season Production Schedule!

We hope our latest lineup of theatrical productions and musicals will get your interest to participate and/or attend a show with us.  We have worked hard with all of the kids on each production this year, and we are excited that more area premieres will be coming to the Oakland Center for 2019 and 2020 season. 

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Families are welcome to attend. We are offering a fun production to 9 area Libraries around Youngstown

Description:

The Oakland Center for the Arts Kids' First Theater Incentive will present the beloved Grimm Brothers' tale, “Rumpelstiltskin,” adapted and directed by Patricia Fagan. Audience members will help the actors bring the rollicking story to a "happily ever after” ending. For the entire family.

Camp Showbiz 2019!  Great Summer camp for kids from 5 and up in Youngstown.
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The Oakland Center for the Arts is showcasing Camp Showbiz for its 4th year!

The best way to get your child involved in our program is to start with our summer program!
This year it runs from June 10-21, 2019  Mon-Thur 8:30-1:30. We give them a continental breakfast, and a homemade lunch.

Auditions for Beauty and the Beast, and Frozen June 3 and 4, 2019
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The Oakland Center for the Arts will be bringing Disney's Frozen Jr., a new production to the Youngstown area. On June 3 and 4th at 6:30pm at Trinity Fellowship Church.
We auditioning for all parts and chorus for the Productions of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Aug ) and FROZEN Jr. (Oct)

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We extended Lion King Jr. 1 week!

May 3,4,5 and 10,11,12   Fri.-Sat. 7:30pm   Sun. 2:30pm.

We are offering a Mother's Day brunch on Sun. May 12th ONLY from noon til 2pm prior to the show starting.
Brunch tickets are $15 Adults/Seniors $6 All Students.
Come for brunch, and we will treat your mother to The Lion King Jr.as a special afternoon for her with a brunch purchase.
We encourage you to come bring the family to see The Lion King Jr. in person!
Please RSVP at 330-406-0606

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Kids First Theater Initiative has tickets for "The Lion King Jr." are going on sale April 19, 2019!

Tickets:
weaselAdult/Senior - $15.00
Students to 18 - $5.00
Kids under 4 - FREE!

Dates:
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:30pm

and

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 2:30pm

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Oakland's Kids First is doing a production on Godspell, performances will be in July.
This will include callback auditions
The show will be cast from High School aged Students from the area.
Auditions are April 15 and 16 @ 6:30 PM
at the Oakland 4749 South Ave. Boardman Ohio 44512
All roles are open
This production will be directed by the Oakland's Artistic Supervisor
Donna Smith Downie, who just directed "Mamma Mia" at the Youngstown Playhouse
be prepared to sing something in the style of the show, preferably from the show this is to include the first said of kids that auditioned already, but the dates had to be moved.

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