Trumbull New Theatre resumes its season after the holiday break tonight with the sinister suspense-thriller "Night Watch." Curtain times are 8 p.m. tonight, Saturday, and Jan. 19, 20, 26 and 27; and a
Trumbull New Theatre resumes its season after the holiday break tonight with the sinister suspense-thriller "Night Watch." Curtain times are 8 p.m. tonight, Saturday, and Jan. 19, 20, 26 and 27; and a 3 p.m. matinee on Jan. 28. Call the box office at (330) 652-1103.
Aries Spears, a regular on Fox's "Mad TV," brings his stand-up comedy act to the Funny Farm in Liberty tonight and Saturday (showtimes are 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. each night). Tickets are 20. Call (330) 759-4242.
Monster Truck Mania barrels into Chevrolet Centre this weekend for three shows: 7:30 p.m. tonight and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The lineup of battling trucks will include the Youngstown-based Bad Habit owned by Joe Sylvester Motorsports. Tickets range from 10 to 20 and are available at the Chevy Centre box office and by calling 1-866-443-8849. Discount tickets can be purchased in advance at Greenwood Chevrolet in Austintown.
Stage Left Players' High School Players stage "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat" at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Outreach Center, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon. Call (330) 424-5093.
The Duquesne University Tamburitzans perform the music and dance of Eastern Europe in a 7:30 p.m. show at Packard Music Hall, Warren. The Tamburitzans comprise 35 performers, who use authentic instruments and wear hundreds of colorful costumes. Call the box office at (330) 841-2931.
La Danse Children's Ballet Theater presents "Swan Lake" at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Packard Music Hall, Warren. Tickets are 12 in advance ( 8 for students and seniors) and 14 at the door ( 10 students, seniors). Call (330) 399-8190 for ticket information.
Monday is Martin Luther King Day and while schools will be closed, the Ice Zone will be ready for action. Children can ice skate for free from 5-7 a.m. at the Ice Zone, 360 McClurg Road, Boardman, as part of a special early morning skating session with WFMJ-TV 21 weatherman Frank Marzullo. The session will be broadcast live from the rink. Free hot chocolate will be provided.
Four plays open on area stages Jan. 19: "Harvey" at Youngstown Playhouse 788-8739; "The Sunshine Boys" at New Castle Playhouse (724) 654-3437; "Baby" at Oakland Center for the Arts (330) 746-0404; and "Lie, Cheat and Genuflect" at Salem Community Theatre 332-9688.
The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra presents Orchestral Reverie at 8 p.m. Jan. 20. The concert will consist of three orchestral masterpieces and audience favorites: Barber's "Adagio for Strings," Haydn's "La Passione" and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5. Call the box office at (330) 744-0264.
"Rain: The Beatles Experience" makes its Cleveland debut Feb. 9-10 at the State Theatre. Described as the next-best thing to seeing the Beatles, "Rain" features a song list of 200 Beatles favorites. A live band is backed by a multi-media show that covers the Fab Four from their first "Ed Sullivan Show" appearance to the "Abbey Road" album. Tickets range from 35.75 to 48.75. Call (216) 241-6000
The national tour of the Broadway hit "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" comes to Pittsburgh's Benedum Center for eight shows Jan. 25-28. Tickets range from 22 to 66.50 and can be purchased at Pgharts.org or by calling (412) 456-6666.