December 9

Arts Integration Workshop: I See A Feeling—Examining SEL through Illustrations

Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 4:30 PM

The Kennedy Center Partners in Education Mansfield Team, comprised of the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, the Mansfield Art Center, and Mansfield City Schools, will host a virtual professional development workshop on arts integration for elementary and intermediate educators, and administrators on Thursday, December 9, 2021. The workshop is an asynchronous session, combined with Zoom as a platform,...

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Richland Academy: The Nutcracker Ballet

Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM (Other Show Times)

Richland Academy of the Arts Presents The Nutcracker Ballet. Richland Academy dancers will bring Richland County its most celebrated holiday tradition with its sixth annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet. We are excited to be performing at the beautiful Renaissance Theatre for this holiday tradition. A wonderful ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is...

December 12

Youth Orchestra: Holiday Prelude

Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Featuring North Central Ohio's finest students musicians from a 12-county region, the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra performs new arrangements of familiar holiday music and the classics of orchestra literature under the baton of director Stephen Domka. Our Sponsors Sponsored by Metronome Music With Support from Russell and Mary Gimbel FoundationSharon Granter, in memory of her...

December 18

Mansfield Symphony: Holiday Pops

Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8:00 PM

A perennial family favorite, the Mansfield Symphony and Chorus ring in the season with an enchanting concert of traditional holiday classics along with new favorites, featuring a mix of contemporary and classic holiday repertoire and beloved carols! Our Sponsors Sponsored by Mike & Carol Chambers

December 19

Film: The Polar Express

Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 2:30 PM

The Academy Award-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) reunite for The Polar Express, an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that...

January 14

Lonestar

Friday, January 14, 2022 at 8:00 PM

Not every musician has the opportunity to revisit and even potentially improve upon their biggest hits. But on the forthcoming TEN to 1 record, the award-winning band Lonestar—Dean Sams (keyboards, acoustic guitar, background vocals), Michael Britt (lead guitarist, background vocals), Keech Rainwater (drums) and Drew Womack (lead vocals, guitar)—are taking a fresh look at all 10 of...

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Spring Awakening

Friday, January 21, 2022 at 8:00 PM (Other Show Times)

The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening has been called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Exploring the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable, this landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating...

February 5

RYOT Workshop Showcase

Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 7:00 PM

RYOT changes it up! This season, RYOT will be offering a workshop designed to focus more on the individual performer. The RYOT workshop will offer opportunities for young actors to work one on one and in small ensembles with director Lori Turner and other guest professionals to develop and grow vocal skills, hone their acting...

February 6

Teddy Bear Concert: Carnival of the Animals

Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 2:30 PM

The second offering in our Teddy Bear Concert series will feature The Carnival of the Animals. The event teams up local actors with Mansfield Symphony musicians for an imaginative "trip to the zoo." This interactive concert features an original script, written by Renaissance Artistic Director Michael Thomas, accompanied by the classic “Carnival of the Animals”...

February 12

Mansfield Symphony: The Titan (Side×Side)

Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 8:00 PM

The Mansfield Symphony presents a concert side by side with members of the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra, performing Mahler's "Titan" Symphony No. 1, a lush piece of well-known classical repertoire featuring innovative themes, including the use of the string bass on an iconic "Frère Jacques" solo.

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Spamalot

Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 8:00 PM (Other Show Times)

The international stage hit, lovingly ripped off from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot tells the real story of King Arthur, his knights of the round table, The Lady of the Lake and a very angry killer rabbit. Outrageous, uproarious and endlessly entertaining, this 3 time Tony winner, including Best Musical, will...

March 19

Mansfield Symphony: The Sound of Music

Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 8:00 PM

Performed live in concert with the Mansfield Symphony and featured vocalists, the final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world's most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "My Favorite Things," "Do Re Mi," "Sixteeen Going on Seventeen" and the title number, The Sound of Music...

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MY Theatre: Disney’s Descendants: The Musical

Friday, April 1, 2022 at 7:00 PM (Other Show Times)

Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney's Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the film trilogy. In the present-day kingdom of Auradon, all of Disney’s heroes and royalty are living happily ever after, safe from the villains and sidekicks they have banished to...

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Emerging Artists: Young and Unsullied

Friday, April 1, 2022 at 8:00 PM (Other Show Times)

Based on the recently discovered letters of Ruby Crowe, a socialite and wife of a charismatic Presbyterian minister who lived in Mansfield in the early part of the last century, Alison Shaw Bolen and Jason Kaufman’s new play tells a heartbreaking story of abuse and sexual betrayal simmering beneath a veneer of opulence, intellectualism, and...

April 2

MY Theatre: Disney’s Descendants: The Musical (Sensory-Friendly)

Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 1:00 PM

Disney's Descendants: The Musical (Sensory-Friendly) will close MY Theatre’s fifth season of sensory-friendly performances of youth theatre musicals for families with children and adults on the autism-spectrum and other developmental disabilities. This production is best suited for those audience members who are 12 years of age and older, and their families; but audience members of...

April 10

Teddy Bear Concert: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 2:30 PM

Mansfield Symphony musicians will partner with local actors to tell the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the third installment of the Renaissance Education Department’s Teddy Bear Concerts. A fantastic family event featuring a twist on this well-loved children’s classic, Teddy Bear Concerts allow children to become a part of the story as they...

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Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once features an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage. It's the tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. Emotionally captivating and...

April 24

Youth Strings: Spring Concert

Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Under the direction of Anthony Springer, the region’s most talented young string musicians perform as the Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings in their final concert of the season.

May 7

Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown

Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 8:00 PM

The British Invasion brought us the two most popular rock groups of all time, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, as well as the liveliest debate in rock history - which band is the greatest? These two legendary bands will engage in an onstage duel of mini power sets, an experiential "musical showdown" featuring internationally-renowned...

May 14

Mansfield Symphony: Choral Collaboration

Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 8:00 PM

In a choral showpiece like no other, the Mansfield Symphony celebrates the season and honors the past with its final concert, featuring the Mansfield Symphony Chorus and special guest vocalists on both classic and innovative works that will catch the attention of all music-lovers.

May 15

Youth Orchestra: Spring Concert

Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Under the baton of director Stephen Domka, 75 of the region's finest young musicians perform in their culminating concert of the season featuring the winners of the annual concerto competition.

May 22

Film: The Wizard of Oz

Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 2:30 PM

Often seen as one of the greatest films of all time, it is the most commercially successful adaptation of L. Frank Baum's 1900 children's fantasy novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Starring the amazing Judy Garland; Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado...

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Emerging Artists: This Too Shall Pass

Friday, June 10, 2022 at 8:00 PM (Other Show Times)

Inspired by Dante’s Inferno, Allie Carter and Aaron Nicolas have created a musical journey through the personal hell of one man as the last fourteen years of his life unfold to reveal a labyrinth of betrayal, lies, manipulation, guilt, sexual debauchery and murder. It’s a stunning visual and musical experience that combines storytelling with modern...