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Articles About YS Kids Playhouse
After collecting $75,000 in a single day last November, an effort to raise money for local nonprofit groups is returning to the village for a second year this holiday season.
On a hot summer day last week, the Antioch Amphitheater was filled with kids singing and dancing in the midday sun. If someone missed their cue, the actors went back to their starting places and began the musical number anew. The temperature was in the upper 80s, and the day’s rehearsal was just getting started.
After more than two centuries, the historic Whitehall Farm has many stories to tell. But it’s the story about how a small town raised more than one million dollars in six weeks to purchase and preserve the farm in 1999 that continues to inspire both villagers and a local land trust whose early work was defined by it.
Here, on Valentines Day, we open ourselves up like a shoebox full of affection vulnerable in that moment but alive with the anticipation of seeing sparks as they start to fly.
Saturday afternoon’s holiday fest at the Glen Helen’s Vernet Ecological Center was buzzing with activity — and Santa!
The YS Kids Playhouse’s ‘Fais Do Do’ season kicks off with a production of Gaston Boudreaux —The Cajun Robin Hood, July 11–14 and 18–21.
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
Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will present a Mardi Gras fundraiser gala on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Glen Helen building.
One might ask what theater company would have the audacity to mix together an 18th century opera, a Marx Brother’s film, Art Speak from the walls of the Chicago Art Institute, and Justin Bieber’s Twitter feed.
Despite the national trend of states decreasing funding for arts and culture, funds allocated for Ohio’s cultural organizations, including several in Yellow Springs, have been increased by 30.5 percent for 2012.