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 KIDS under 4 are ALWAYS FREE!
Camp Showbiz 2019!  Great Summer camp for kids from 5 and up in Youngstown.
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The Oakland Center for the Arts is showcasing Camp Showbiz for its 4th year!

The best way to get your child involved in our program is to start with our summer program!
This year it runs from June 10-21, 2019  Mon-Thur 8:30-1:30. We give them a continental breakfast, and a homemade lunch.

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Auditions for Beauty and the Beast, and Frozen June 3 and 4, 2019

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The Oakland Center for the Arts will be bringing Disney's Frozen Jr., a new production to the Youngstown area. On June 3 and 4th at 6:30pm at Trinity Fellowship Church.
We auditioning for all parts and chorus for the Productions of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Aug ) and FROZEN Jr. (Oct)

    Tickets for FROZEN JR. are on sale now!        Oct 25,26,27 & Nov 1,2,3  Fri-Sat 7:30pm  Sun-2:30pm


Read moreDisney's Beauty and the Beast & premiere FROZEN Jr. Auditions for Kids First Theater

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We extended Lion King Jr. 1 week!

May 3,4,5 and 10,11,12   Fri.-Sat. 7:30pm   Sun. 2:30pm.

We are offering a Mother's Day brunch on Sun. May 12th ONLY from noon til 2pm prior to the show starting.
Brunch tickets are $15 Adults/Seniors $6 All Students.
Come for brunch, and we will treat your mother to The Lion King a special afternoon for her with a brunch purchase.
We encourage you to come bring the family to see The Lion King Jr. in person!
Please RSVP at 330-406-0606

Read moreKids First Theater adds another week for Lion King Jr. and Mother's Day Brunch in Youngstown!

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Kids First Theater Initiative has tickets for "The Lion King Jr." are going on sale April 19, 2019!

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Students to 18 - $5.00
Kids under 4 - FREE!

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:30pm

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 2:30pm

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