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Live & Engaging

Welcome to the Renaissance Performing Arts Association — your source for live and engaging arts and entertainment in North Central Ohio! We look forward to seeing you at our beautiful historic venue soon for one of our programs!

  • August 8

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    August 8

    One of the Ren’s biggest hits returns in a concert version, reuniting original cast members and featuring video and photo footage from the Renaissance’s 2018 production. Newsies tells the story...

  • August 14

    Drive-In Film: Muppet Treasure Island

    August 14

    Ahoy, matey! Get ready for hilarity on the high seas with Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and all the Muppets in this exciting first-ever action-adventure, inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s...

  • August 17

    RENspiration Classroom: All the World’s a Script

    August 17

    All the World’s a Script – Musical Storytelling and Social Impact (GRADES 9-12) 4 weeks, beginning Monday, August 17th @ 4:00 PM  60 minutes – limit 10 students per session...

  • August 18

    RENspiration Classroom: Shared Stories!

    August 18

    Shared Stories! –  Cinderella (and Bubba) Around the World (GRADES 3-5) 4 weeks, beginning Tuesday, August 18th @ 4:30 PM 40 minutes – limit 12 students per session Stories from...

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The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra

Experience the excitement and beauty of live symphony. The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra is now in its third year under the dynamic baton of Music Director Octavio Más-Arocas.

Support the Local Arts

You are the key to our success. Thank you for always being a supporter of arts in our community and thank you for Supporting the Renaissance. Your donation can help the Renaissance do great things!

Our Historic Theatre

The Renaissance Theatre, located halfway between Cleveland and Columbus, has earned its place on the National Register of Historic Landmarks.


It is the mission of Renaissance Performing Arts to engage, educate, and inspire our community by creating memorable experiences.

Investing in the Future

The Renaissance Education Department strives to enhance the vibrancy of our community by providing quality arts experiences that engage and educate across generations.

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Our Commitment to You

Recent events have forced us to close our doors, and as difficult and disappointing as this time has been for audiences and artists alike, it was undoubtedly the right decision for the health and safety of all.

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