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Apr
06
2020

Performing Arts Section

  • Former villager rounds up locals to ‘dance PhD’

    What’s the best way to connect with the public on the basics of an area of scientific research? Through dance, of course.

  • 10-Minute Play Festival honors villager

    The festival will be Friday–Saturday, Feb. 7–8, at 8 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. Tickets will be available at the door and cost $12 or $10 with a non-perishable food item.

  • The Oberufer Plays— Remembering a holiday tradition

    Both “The Nativity and Shepherd’s Play” and “The Paradise Play” are examples of the mystery play or miracle play — a recreation of a Bible story, presented in tableaux in medieval times, and one of the earliest types of formal play.

  • Rare all-district production— A musical ‘Scrooge!’ for the holidays

    YSHS is presenting “Scrooge! The Musical” from Thursday, Dec. 12, to Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Foundry Theater, at Antioch College,  920 Corry St.

  • Rare all-district production— A musical ‘Scrooge!’ for the holidays

    YSHS is presenting “Scrooge! The Musical” from Thursday, Dec. 12, to Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Foundry Theater, at Antioch College,  920 Corry St.

  • Sing along with ‘Scrooge!’ cast

    The cast of the upcoming all-district production of “Scrooge! The Musical” will hold a special sing-along fundraiser event on Friday, Dec. 6, 7–9 p.m. at the Foundry Theater on the Antioch College campus.

  • A trinity of actors in ‘Agnes’

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company returns this month with “Agnes of God,” a thoughtful drama that explores faith and religion in the midst of a murder mystery. 

  • Mark Twain Prize— Stars fete Chappelle at gala

    Called the “voice of his generation” by fellow comedian and actor Eddie Murphy, longtime Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night, Oct. 27, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

  • Dave Chappelle receives comedy’s highest honor

    Dave Chappelle, surrounded by his family, received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in a gala performance Sunday, Oct. 27, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. (Submitted photo by Tracey Salazar)

    In a star-filled gathering, surrounded by family, friends and fellow entertainers from throughout his 30-plus-year career in show business, comedian and actor Dave Chappelle was awarded the 22nd Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night, Oct. 27, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

  • Submissions open for 10 Minute Play Festival

    Colton Pitstick and Charlotte Walkey rehearse a scene from "Large Box — A Conundrum" at First Presbyterian Church, while a mysterious machine looms in the foreground. "Large Box" is one of seven plays that will premiere at the Ten-Minute Play Festival this Friday and Saturday.

    The YS Theater Company is currently seeking submissions for the 10 Minute Play Festival. The annual event, now in its sixth year, typically features a series of brief, one-act plays, written by playwrights from the Miami Valley and beyond, directed and performed by community members.