Walt Disney Studios released its latest live-action movie in March, bringing in more than $1 billion at box offices worldwide with “Beauty and the Beast.” At least one area theater this summer will try to capitalize on that craze with its own youth production of the musical. The North Canton Playhouse will open its version of “Beauty and the Beast” on July 27.
Downtown Akron’s first and only indie cinema, the Nightlight, is a 46-seat theater with premium surround sound, showing a variety of film types including first-run releases as well as older films remade for the big screen.
There is nothing typical about a typical day in the life of James Waters, director of the Canton Film Festival. His day is spent writing scripts, creating concepts for marketing clients and filming music videos.
High-quality live shows are the norm for community theater productions in Stark County. Yes, most of the actors and crew members have day jobs. They also have a passion for the artistic process and performing on stage. There are plenty of opportunities here to showcase their talent.
Canton-born girl performs in Disney’s “Mary Poppins” musical. At an age when many children are seeing a play for the first time in their lives, Alexandra Berro acts in them. Last year, the 10-year-old Canton native landed a Broadway role in the current production of Disney’s “Mary Poppins” in New York City.