The Day They Shot John Lennon

November 11 – 20, 2022

moyer room | griffith adler series

By James McLure
Directed by Frank Martin

About the show

Written by James McLure, The Day They Shot John Lennon is a powerful story reliving the day The Beatles songwriter and musician, John Lennon, was assassinated. A group of strangers meet at the location of his murder to reminisce on his life with humorous and moving anecdotes. The play is set in December of 1980 when the songs of his era took on unfortunate new meanings.


Tickets may be purchased in-person at the DeYor Performing Arts Center Box Office Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm.

Ticket sales will be available 1 hour prior to performances at The Youngstown Playhouse.

Online ticket sales will close two hours prior to doors opening on the event date.


Flex Passes

Flex Passes are on sale now. Available in three price tiers, Flex Passes include admission to any 4 performances within the 2022/2023 Season, excluding special event shows.


Terry Shears (Morris)
Arcale Peace (Larry)
Eric Kibler (Silvio)
Chris Defrank (Gately)
Brandy Johanntges (Fran)
Carl Brockway (Brian)
Joshua Yoder (Kevin)
Meredith Pallo (Sally)
Cyrus Dzikowski (Mike)