Calendar: Theater and stage for October

Blood Brothers, Top Hat/Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers; 330-750-0513; tophatproductions.org. A woman with numerous children to support surrenders one of her new born twins to the childless woman for whom she cleans. The boys grow up streets apart, never learning the truth but becoming firm friends and falling in love with the same girl. One prospers while the other falls on hard times. A narrator warns that a price has to be paid for separating twins.  This show may not be suitable for small children. $27.50 (includes dinner). Oct. 4-5.

Young Frankenstein the Musical, Stage Left Players, Outreach Center, 234 E. Lincoln, Lisbon; 330-424-5093. stageleftplayers.org. Evening performances are 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Oct. 13 and 20. Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-20.  $12, $10.

50 Shades: the Musical… The Original Parody, De Yor Center, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264.  http://www.youngstownsymphony.com. Produced by Marshall Cordell, Albert Samuels and Emily Dorezas and based on the novel “50 Shades of Grey,”this show features dance numbers, 11 original songs, and live band backing the performance.7:30 p.m., Saturday,  Oct. 5. $49, $32, $25.

Warren Civic Music Presents Brian Roman, W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-841-2619. http://www.packardmusichall.com. Brian Roman will perform the classics as part of the Warren Civic Music’s 2013-14 season. call for tickets. 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15. $35, $5 (students).

Lewis Black, Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-259-0555. 8 p.m., Oct. 10.

Talley’s Folly, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. http://www.theyoungstownplayhouse.com.  Play by Lanford Wilson and directed by Mary Ruth Lynn. A romantic comedy following the characters Matt Friedman and Sally Talley as they once and for all settle their feelings for each other. Winner of the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Oct.18-27.

Patrizio, Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; order tickets online or by calling 330-743-2717. Patrizio Buanne mixes ballads and bravado. On his latest release “Patrizio,” and current U.S. tour, he’s delivering entertainment with a romantic backdrop. 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18.

The Classics:Youngstown Symphony, De Yor Center, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264.  http://www.youngstownsymphony.com.  Featuring Mozart’s “Abduction from the Seraglio,” Grieg’s “Piano Concerto, Op. 16, A Minor” featuring Cliburn Piano Competition Winner and Brahms’ “Symphony No. 3, Op. 90, F major.” 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. $55, $45, 40.

Speakin’ Easy, 34 West Theater, Das Dutch Village Inn, Columbiana; 1-866-482-5050. http://www.34west.org. 34 West will stage the dinner theater musical comedy, ‘Speakin’ Easy,” on select dates through Oct. 26. A down-and-out wanderer finds his voice in the most unlikely of places – a ritzy comedy set in the heart of the roaring twenties. Features the music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and others. (Oct. 23, 24, 25-26 (Dutch Village Inn). Oct. 23-24 have matinee shows. Seating for evening dinner theater style shows begins at 6:45 p.m. with a four-course meal beginning at 7 p.m. Seating for matinees begins at 11:45 a.m. with a four-course meal at noon. $45 ($40 matinee); discount given for groups of 8 or more. For reservations and lodging information call 1-866-482-5050. Visit http://www.34west.org for more information.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State, Salem; 330-332-9688. http://www.salemcommunitytheatre.com. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (a Youth Theatre production) is the classic story by Washington Irving. The storybook tale revolves around the main characters – the bumbling, awkward schoolteacher, Ichabod, Katrina and Ichabod’s brutish rival, Brom Bones. Play by Kathryn Schultz Miller.  Based on the book by Washington Irving. Oct. 25-Nov. 3.

Celtic Thunder, Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-746-5600. http://www.covellicentre.com. 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19. $39.50, $49.50, $71.50.

Styx and Kansas, Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-746-5600. http://www.covellicentre.com. 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17. $37, $58, $69.50, $79.50, $100.50.

Disney Junior Live, Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-746-5600. http://www.covellicentre.com. 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25. $15, $22, $30, $43.

The Clock Struck 12, Trumbull New Theatre, 5883 Youngstown Road, Niles; 330-652-1103. http://www.trumbullnewtheatre.com. Nov. 8-9, 15-16, 22-24  Peggy, Gail and Mimi, a struggling singing team, seek shelter from a storm in the Thomas mansion which is supposedly haunted since old Mr. Thomas was murdered by his grandson Dick who was identified as the killer by his sister, Lucille. He escaped and she has a nervous breakdown. Now on this night two years later they both have returned to the scene of the crime. Then at midnight, there’s horrendous happenings—the ghost walks, a shot rings out—and there’s a startling denouement Evening shows begin at 8 p.m. and a Sunday matinee occurs at 3 p.m. Nov. 8-9, 15-16, 22-24. $12 adults, $10 students.

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