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The Update | ‘Godfather,’ ‘Goonies’ at Robins Theatre; Tickets Still Available for Garth Brooks at Local Drive-In

WARREN – The Robins Theatre will continue showing classic movies this weekend when it screens “The Godfather” at 7 p.m. June 27, and “The Goonies” at 2 p.m. June 28.

Tickets are $5 for either show, and will only be sold at the box office, which will open 45 minutes before start time.

Social distancing measures will be in effect.

Tickets Available for Garth Brooks Drive-in Show

WARREN – Tickets are still available for the June 27 Garth Brooks concert simulcast at Elm Road Triple Drive-in.

Tickets are $100 per carload (occupants must have a seatbelt; no more than six people per vehicle) and are on sale at Ticketmaster.com.

Country superstar Brooks will perform a live concert that will be shown on screen at drive-in theaters across the country.

McDonough Museum Presents Two Virtual Exhibitions

YOUNGSTOWN – The McDonough Museum of art is currently hosting two new virtual exhibitions.

“ARTS: Artists Reaching & Teaching Students” highlights the work of high school art teachers and their students in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. This exhibit will run through the summer.

“#BlackArtistsMatter” highlights the artwork of historical and contemporary black visual artists from the region and beyond. It includes links for websites to learn more information about the artwork and artists. This exhibition will run indefinitely.

The McDonough Museum welcome suggestions from members of the community for artists to feature; send to mcdonoughmuseumofart@ysu.edu.

These exhibitions can be found on the McDonough Museum Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts and will be archived on the McDonough Museum website.

Opera Western Reserve Board Elects Officers

YOUNGSTOWN – At its June 9 meeting, the Opera Western Reserve board of trustees elected two new trustees – Hon. Carla J. Baldwin and Sierra McCorvey – and re-elected trustees Gary Lehman and Joseph DeSalvo.

Susan McGrew was elected board secretary and Elliot Legow was re-elected board chair, both to two-year terms.

Other officers who continue to serve are Denise Bayer, vice chair; Scott Schulick, treasurer: Gary Sexton and Rodney Lamberson, community representatives to the executive committee, and Patricia Kavic, immediate past chair.

The board also recognized outgoing trustee Stanley Palumbo for two terms of service on the board.

‘Hadestown’ Date Change; ‘Beautiful’ Canceled

PITTSBURGH – Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh made the following changes to its 2020-2021 season:

  • The Pittsburgh engagement of “Hadestown,” originally scheduled for Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 2020, has been rescheduled to Sept. 7-12, 2021. It will now be the final show in the 2020-21 season
  • “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical,” originally scheduled for Nov.17-22, 2020, will not come to the Benedum Center as part of the 2020-21 Broadway season. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Broadway Across America will look to present this event in a future season.

The updated PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh 2020-2021 season includes the following titles with all shows taking place at the Benedum Center:  

  • “Hamilton”: Jan. 5–Feb. 7, 2021
  • “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”: Feb. 16–21, 2021
  • “OKLAHOMA!”: March 9–14, 2021
  • “Pretty Woman: The Musical”: March 30–April 4, 2021
  • “My Fair Lady”: April 13–18, 2021
  • “Tootsie”: Aug. 10-15, 2021
  • “Hadestown”: Sept. 7-12, 2021
  • Optional season special production: Blue Man Group, April 27 – May 2, 2021

The guest services team is available at 412-456-1390 (Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and will be contacting ticketbuyers about postponed and rescheduled shows.

TrustArts.org/Broadway will be continually updated with the latest in PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh news.

PHOTO: Garth Brooks will perform a concert Saturday that will be shown on the screen at Elm Road Drive-In in Warren.

Posted June 25, 2020.

Copyright 2020 AfterHoursYoungstown.com, Youngstown, Ohio.


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