2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
16
2021

Performing Arts Section

  • Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse now casting ‘The Time Machine’

    Celebrating its 27th year, the Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will explore a world decimated by climate change in its performance of “The Time Machine,” by H.G. Wells. The show is currently being cast and will premiere this fall.

  • 10-Minute Play Festival is back

    Performances are slated for Friday and Saturday, June 25 and 26, at 7 p.m. on the south lawn of Yellow Springs High School. The event is free and open to the public, but $10 donations to the company are encouraged.

  • ‘What’s Done in the Dark’ — Play eyes racism, police violence

    “What’s Done in the Dark” will be performed Friday and Saturday, April 2 and 3, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center at Central State University. The performance will be streamed live at the same time at facebook.com/CentralState87 and youtube.com/CentralState87. Admission to the in-person performance is by donation; the play may be streamed for free.

  • Chappelle to buy former fire station in Yellow Springs for comedy club

    Nationally known comedian and local resident Dave Chappelle is purchasing the former Miami Township fire station with plans to open a comedy club in Yellow Springs.

  • Digital ‘Dracula’— High School takes stage to film

    YSHS performing arts teacher Sparrow-Knapp decided to stick her neck out this year — so to speak — and take a chance with a filmed version of “Dracula,” a show she said she’s long wanted to stage.

  • More local Chappelle shows OK’d

    The series of ticketed shows, which began in early June and ran for four months — as allowed by a temporary use permit for the agriculturally zoned property — may now continue through Aug. 5, 2021.

  • Chappelle shows granted extension

    In a vote of 3–1, the Miami Township Board of Zoning Appeals on Wednesday evening , Nov. 11, approved a request to extend the timetable for performances hosted by Yellow Springs-based comedian Dave Chappelle at a rural property just north of the village.

  • Dave Chappelle seeks OK for more local shows

    Comedian and Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle is apparently hoping that the series of shows he hosted this summer at a rural property just north of the village can go on longer than the time originally set in a temporary zoning variance approved for the site.

  • Chappelle’s final ‘Summer Camp’ shows canceled

    Possible exposure” to COVID-19 by someone in his “inner circle” has led comedian and Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle to bring an earlier than anticipated end to his summer-long series of shows at a rural property just north of the village.

  • Zoning rules challenge shows

    Award-winning comedian and actor Dave Chappelle’s weekend comedy shows are not within the parameters of the zoning code, forcing the property owner to seek a temporary usage variance from the Board of Zoning Appeals.