Performing Arts Section :: Page 4

  • Fleming to direct Fats Waller musical at Central State

    YSKP Director John Fleming will direct "Ain't Misbehavin'" at Central State University this weekend. He's shown with the cast of CSU students.

    YSKP director John Fleming of Yellow Springs will direct “Aint’s Mishavin,” a musical based on the songs of Fats Waller, at Central State University this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Yellow Springs strings sing out together

    Anna Williamson performed with the Celebration orchestra as well as a string trio.

    Community string players joined together in an orchestra performance Wednesday night.

  • Friday deadline for YSKP fundraiser

    YS Kids Playhouse staff and performers go Cajun for a day.

    Friday, Feb. 1, is the deadline to make reservations for the Feb. 9 Mardi Gras fundraiser for the YS Kids Playhouse.

  • A Cajun Robin Hood seeks funds

    YS Kids Playhouse will hold a proper Cajun Mardi Gras as its winter fundraiser on Feb. 9. Because of special Louisiana catering, participants are asked to sign up by Feb. 1. Crawfish organizers are, clockwise from bottom, YSKP board president Brian Housh, Bette Kelley, Sharon Fleming Cooke, Director John Fleming, Jill Becker and actor Shakina Williams. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In honor of Fleming’s Cajunhood and the New Orleans culture he comes from, YSKP will host its annual fundraiser as a Mardi Gras party on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Glen Helen auditorium in the Vernet Ecological Center

  • Civil rights icon comes to life in play

    What most people know about Rosa Parks begins and ends with what happened on a Montgomery, Ala., bus in December 1955, when Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. Few know that Parks was already a civil rights activist, that later in life she worked on the staff of a Michigan […]

  • Mills Lawn teacher to play civil rights icon

    Mills Lawn music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert plays Rosa Parks in a traveling musical that opens with a show at Mills Lawn on Saturday.

    Mills Lawn music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert plays the role of Rosa Parks in a production about the life of the civil rights icon at Mills Lawn this Saturday.

  • Mardi Gras FUNdraiser set for YSKP

    THUMB_Arts

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will present a Mardi Gras fundraiser gala on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Glen Helen building.

  • Medieval plays tap a new root

    A small group of local residents will present a new winter solstice play “Return to the Garden: A Ceremony for the New Time” on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. in Westminster Hall at the Presbyterian Church. The players gathered in front of Rockford Chapel where they have been rehearsing, including, from right, back row: Caryn Diamond, Abby Cobb, Jenny Johnson, Saul Kola, Jennifer Johnson, Anna McClure, Rob Kola; front row: Camíla Dallas-González, Arielle Johnson, Eve Diamond, Phillip Diamond, Autumn Kola, Jacob McClure and Tomé Rios. (Photo by lauren Heaton)

    “Return to the Garden: A Ceremony for the New Time” will be presented Saturday, Dec. 22, the evening of the solstice, at 7 p.m. in Westminster Hall at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Ohio premiere of ‘Sparkle’

    To be a dancer with an African-American dance company in the Midwest is not your everyday occupation. To also be 49 and still performing with that company is astonishing. To have suffered a critical injury and attempt to come back at that age, with that company, is the gripping story of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s Sheri “Sparkle” Williams. A short film, “Sparkle,” by local filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar, will have its Ohio premiere in Dayton this week.

  • Comedy, satire and the absurd in 10-min. bits

    Ann Boleyn, fleeting dreams, Russian gangsters, and a touch of Monty Python will be on stage this weekend at the First Presbyterian Church.

Weather forecast by WP Wunderground & Denver Snow Removal