Performing Arts Section :: Page 2

  • 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.

  • YSHS One Acts for stunts, funnies

    “My Brother’s Keeper,” a vignette about Cain and Abel including, from left, Blaze Wright, Sam Crawford, Jeremiah Scott, Bear Wright and Josh Seitz, is part of the Yellow Springs High School One Acts showing this weekend at Mills Lawn auditorium. Friday and Saturday shows start at 8 p.m, Sunday’s show is at 2 p.m. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Whatever the One Acts are to local audiences, the one rule of the student-led theater production is there are no rules, and what happens each night depends on the mood of the actors and the alignment of the stars.

  • Theater review— Players do justice to ‘Pirates’

    The Yellow Springs High School Drama Club and the YSHS Theatre Arts Association present Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” at the Mills Lawn Auditorium on March 21–23. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    If you are up for a jaunty two hours gallivanting about with pirates, daughters and policemen, find a seat in the center section at Mill Lawns Auditorium for the Yellow Springs High School production Pirates of Penzance.

  • VIDEO — YSHS stages “Pirates of Penzance”

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    The YSHS drama club is stepping up to perform the 19th century comic opera, “Pirates of Penzance,” complete with some modern touches.

  • YSKP hosts local Cajun ‘Carnival’

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    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will throw its second annual Mardi Gras “FUNdraiser” on Saturday, March 1, featuring live music, dancing, creole food, beads and more.

  • “GODZILLA!” with a comic twist

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    Corrie Van Ausdal’s “GODZILLA!,” an original musical parody starring five local teens, opens Saturday.

  • ‘Godzilla’ takes to the stage with a comic twist

    The cast and crew of GODZILLA!, an original musical parody written by Yellow Springs native Corrie Van Ausdal, rehearsed last weekend at the Glen Helen Auditorium. The show, produced by YSKP, opens in the auditorium on Friday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. and continues Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. and on the following weekend, Friday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 15, with performances at 7 and 10 p.m. From left are musical director Xavier Suarez, actors Blaize Wright, Bear Wright, Sumayah Chappelle, Duard Headley and Jeremiah Scott, stage manager Amy Cunningham, writer/director Van Ausdal, assistant director Hannah Craig and choreographer Jill Becker. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A 500-foot fire-breathing monster rises from the sea and tromps around with no regard for human life.
    That’s the gist the plot of an upcoming local production, only this time, GODZILLA! is a clever comedy with pop music.

  • Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse calls on alums for feedback

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014 with special events and performances. From left, Andrew Beal, Sam Jacobs, Alban Holyoke, Sahara Lawson-Lance and Martin Bakari perform in “Dick Tracy: the Musical” in 1995. YSKP also hopes to reconnect with 1,200 alumni during the year to complete a survey on how the local youth theater experience influenced them. Alumni should contact YSKP at admin@yskp.org. (Submitted photo)

    Ever wonder what happened to Dick Tracey, Homer Price, Frankenstein and James Bond? So does Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse, which hopes to reconnect with some 1,200 alumni from past shows to learn more about the impact of YSKP on their lives.

  • Piano and violin ring out at benefit for Yellow Springs Senior Center

    Local pianist Sam Reich and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport will present a benefit concert at the Senior Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3:30 p.m.

    Local pianist Sam Reich and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport will present a benefit concert at the Senior Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3:30 p.m.

  • Street poets come inside to jam

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    There are many types of poems you might hear if you stumble into the Yellow Springs Community Poetry Jam on Friday night, where four local street poets are moving their acts inside for a “free-flowing evening” of poetry, music, improvisation and more.