October 29

Film: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, October 29, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Probably the oddest, most off-the-wall cult film ever made, this kinky rock ‘n’ roll science fiction horror satire is everybody’s favorite midnight show. A young couple stumbles into a castle inhabited by weirdos from the planet Transylvania including Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry) a transvestite Frankenstein in rhinestone heels. A marvelous musical spoof that...

October 30

Steve Brown & Friends

Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Steve Brown's famous 5-piece ensemble will perform a diverse variety of jazz style including swing, Latin and ballads, chosen primarily from the Great American Songbook. Included will be the works of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Billy Joel and many others to keep your toes tapping all night long! This local group...

October 31

Teddy Bear Concert: The Three Little Wolves

Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 2:30 PM

The first of three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2021-22 Mechanics Bank Education Series, The Three Little Wolves and the Big, Bad Pig features an original script by Michael Thomas, performed by Renaissance Theatre actors and musicians from the Mansfield Symphony. Teddy Bear Concerts take place at the Ren’s Theatre 166, with audience members sitting...

November 2

Arts Integration Workshop: Creating Characters—Shape/Size/Line/Color

Tuesday, November 2, 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 professional development workshop on arts integration for elementary and intermediate educators, and administrators on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The workshop is an in-person session, and will be led by...

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White Christmas

Friday, November 12, 2021 at 8:00 PM (Other Show Times)

Entertain all the family with the spectacular, toe-tapping production of Irving Berlin’s classic musical, White Christmas. “This terrific dose of pure escapism” (The Times) will be lighting up The Renaissance this November. Join veterans Bob Wallace (John Broda) and Phil Davis (Ryan Shreve) as fuelled by love, the all singing, all dancing duo follow the...

December 5

Youth Strings: Winter Concert

Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 3:30 PM

The forty talented musicians of the Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings ensemble perform a beautiful blend of classical and contemporary repertoire under the baton of Anthony Springer in their first concert of the season.

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.

December 15 (multi-day)

Ren Studios: A Hot Mess Christmas

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM

Be careful what you wish for this holiday season... Coming Christmas 2021

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!

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...

January 21

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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 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.

February 13

Sing Out!

Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 3:30 PM

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus combines forces with our region's finest high school choirs to present an evening of incredible choral singing. This event is free with a suggested donation of $5 at the door.

March 5

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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...

April 1

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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...

April 1

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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 22

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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...

June 10

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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...