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Auditions for A Christmas Story are this week!  Oct 14 & 15, 2019  6:30pm
We are auditioning for our 2nd years successful show!
We are in need of adults and kids.for this years production.
We look forward to hearing talent from across the community.

notes for those auditioning for a musical or show!Make sure you have these items ready to do on stage for your audition:

1. Be prompt!
2. Wear comfortable clothing. You will be asked to dance or movements.
3. Bring recorded music on a cellphone, or a CD that you would like to audition with. Your choice of song.

.Any questions, please call 330-406-0606

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Come watch a premiere of FROZEN Jr. by Kids First Theater Initiative.  The cast has already been rehearsing for 5 weeks so they will bring the best out for all of the guests.  We have tickets on sale on sale at our ticketing center.

When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna (Kristen Bell) joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna's sister, Snow Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), and break her icy spell. Although their epic journey leads them to encounters with mystical trolls, a comedic snowman (Josh Gad), harsh conditions, and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff bravely push onward in a race to save their kingdom from winter's cold grip.

Read moreKids First Theatre "Frozen Jr." tickets are on sale now

Brendan Byers visits the Austintown Rotary Club
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Brendan Byers, Executive Director and Vice President of the Oakland Center for the Arts, and founder of "Kids First Theater Initiative" presented information about the resurrection of the Oakland and its expansion into children and youth productions. 

Read moreExecutive Director Brendan Byers visits the Austintown Rotary Club

Comedy of Errorz production has been postponed.
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Mahoning Valley Players and Director, Michael Dempsey has had to postpone the production of Comedy of Errorz to a future date.  He has a family member who has passed. 
Our thoughts and prayers are with him at this time.  We will hold the show, still free to the public, in the near future.

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