Performing Arts Section

  • “Killers” play explores violence, human nature

    Thor Sage co-stars in a play he wrote as a senior thesis at Antioch University Midwest. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Killers,” an original play written by Thor Sage, will be put on by the Yellow Springs Theater Company at the Antioch Foundry Theater over the next two weekends.

  • Mills Lawn students do a sidewalk shuffle

    Mills Lawn music teacher JoFrannye Reichert led the  impromptu performance.

    Mills Lawn students sang and danced for the Little Art Theatre on Thursday during school.

  • Wrights raise the haunts of Kyoto

    Harold and Jonatha Wright wrote and Sherraid Scott illustrated ‘Flesh Crawling Tales from Old Japan,’ published this month in time for Halloween. The authors will host a signing on Sunday, Oct. 19, 3–5 p.m. at the Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street, where Scott will also do a printmaking demonstration. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Once a year, near the time of the autumn equinox, Harold and Jonatha Wright put on black clothes, and tell gruesome stories that drew people in, curdle their blood, and chill them to the bone.

  • YSHS presents “Harvey” at Foundry Theater

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    An invisible rabbit takes center stage in the high school drama troupe’s “Harvey,” which runs the next two weekends at the Antioch Foundry Theater.

  • “Trifles” in the Foundry Theater

    Students Parker Phelan and Hannah Craig rehearse for their performance in the Foundry Theater.

    Hannah Craig and Parker Phelan, two students in Geneva Gano’s “Introduction to Drama” literature class at Antioch College, will be the first to perform a play in the recently renovated Foundry Theater.

  • Submit 10-minute plays

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    The Yellow Springs Theater Company is currently accepting submissions for the fourth annual 10 Minute Play Festival. In the tradition of Center Stage, the festival will provide an opportunity for local playwrights, directors and actors to workshop and present their talents.

  • Council examines ‘busking’

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    At their July 7 meeting, Village Council members continued an earlier discussion on how best to balance the needs of buskers and business owners in a way that doesn’t put a damper on what many villagers see as a source of downtown uniqueness.

  • ‘Superhuman Happiness’ at YSKP

    Gods and goddesses of Roman myth will do battle in the Antioch Amphitheater during this summer’s Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse production, “Superhuman Happiness.” Some of the 49 youth in the show are, from left, Nia Dyer (Helen), Sammie Woolley (Clara), Zoe Williams (Arachne), Chekinah Williams (Ceres), Reese Elam (Juno), Jaylen Mitchell (Jove). “Superhuman Happiness” runs July 10–13 and July 17–20. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse explores the theme of transformation in its new original music, “Superhuman Happiness,” an adaptation of Roman poet Ovid’s magnum opus “Metamorphoses.”

  • Evie Ladin & Keith Terry to perform at Glen Helen Building

    Antioch College hosts eclectic musicians/dancers Keith Terry and Evie Ladin Wednesday for an evening of song, dance, rhythm and storytelling.

    Antioch College will host an evening of body music, acoustic American songs and storytelling on Wednesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.

  • New theater company presents “D’Arc Comedy”

    This Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. the newly formed Yellow Springs Theater Company will present "D'Arc Comedy" in the Antioch Amphitheater. Pictured are, from left, Charlotte Walkey, Thor Sage, Miriam Eckenrode-Saari and Ali Thomas.

    The newly formed Yellow Springs Theater Company will perform “D’Arc Comedy,” this weekend and next at the Antioch Amphitheatre.