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The Little Mermaid Goes to the Stage for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

February 19th, 2019

Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is proud to present Disney’s The Little Mermaid, this Friday Feb 22 at 7 p.m., Saturday Feb 23 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday Feb 24 at 2 p.m. This annual Broadway-style production will take place at the historic Palace Theatre (34 W Broad St. Columbus). Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish,... Read More

Hamilton Graces the Stage at Ohio Theatre

January 26th, 2019

The highly anticipated, successful and revolutionary on-stage production of Hamilton is finally coming to Columbus! Hamilton is heading to Ohio Theatre (39 E State St. Columbus) this Tuesday Jan 29 and will continue through Sunday Feb 17.   Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary.  Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America... Read More

Pete the Cat Grooves His Way on Stage at CCT!

January 12th, 2019

Everybody’s favorite blue cat is coming to Columbus Children’s Theatre! Pete the Cat premieres this Thursday Jan 17 at 12 p.m. and will continue through Sunday Feb 10 at the Columbus Children’s Theatre (512 N Park St. Columbus). Based on the bestselling book series, Pete the Cat makes his way to the stage in this hilarious, music-fill adventure. When Pete moves in with the totally square and normal Bibble family, his soon shakes their world with his smooth and cool moves. Everyone soon comes to love Pete’s rocking and rolling, except for Jimmy, one of the most organized 2nd grader ever!... Read More

Things Are Gonna Get Crazy Sexy Cool at ShadowboxLive

January 3rd, 2019

Can you believe it? ShadowboxLive’s first sketch comedy and rock & roll show of 2019 is getting ready to open next weekend! Crazy Sexy Cool opens Friday Jan 4 at 7:30 p.m. at ShadowboxLive (503 S Front St. Ste 260 Columbus) and will continue every Friday at 7:30 and select Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Crazy Sexy Cool is the annual “Best of” show, which means (to quote David Whitehouse) you can either revisit your favorite songs and sketch comedy of this year or, if you didn’t see a show all of this year this is your chance to see only the good stuff ShadowboxLive... Read More

Don’t Miss The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

December 18th, 2018

The beloved Christmas tale is back like you’ve never seen it before with The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical! Columbus Children’s Theatre brings you The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical, now on stage at the Lincoln Theatre (769 E Long Street Columbus). Upcoming performances include Thursday Dec 20 at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Friday Dec 21 at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday Dec 22 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Sunday Dec 23 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. While keeping a similar Christmas charm, now with a little more singing, Columbus Children’s Theatre will re-meet... Read More

Have an ABBA-solutely Great Time at Mamma Mia!

December 17th, 2018

The newest production to hit the Short North Stage is guaranteed to be ABBA-solutely fabulous! Mamma Mia! is playing at Short North Stage (1187 N High St. Columbus) and will continue through Sunday Dec 30. Remaining showtimes are Thursday Dec 20 at 8 p.m., Friday Dec 21 at 8 p.m., Saturday Dec 22 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday Dec 23 at 3 p.m., Thursday Dec 27 at 8 p.m., Friday Dec 28 at 8 p.m., Saturday Dec 29 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday Dec 30 at 3 p.m. Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate... Read More

Experience A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage this Weekend!

December 14th, 2018

Nothing puts you into the holiday spirit more than A Charlie Brown Christmas. And now you can see the holiday classic LIVE! A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage (touring) make a stop at Palace Theatre (34 W Broad St. Columbus) this Sunday Dec 16 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. This brand-new touring production of A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage by Charles M. Schulz features everyone’s favorite Peanuts gang – Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, Sally, and more, all led by the lovable Charlie Brown – as they discover the true meaning of Christmas. When Charlie Brown becomes discouraged by the materialism... Read More

Black Nativity on Stage at Kings Art Complex

December 12th, 2018

‘Tis the season to enjoy the “Holiday spirit” with Nia Performing Arts Inc. and the cast of Black Nativity. Black Nativity takes the stage in the Pythian Theater at The King Arts Complex (867 Mount Vernon Avenue Columbus) this Saturday Dec 15 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Come and enjoy the Timeless Langston Hughes Classic about the Birth of Jesus set in Africa and present-day church. The central message of the Christmas narrative is the coming of Jesus, the Messiah to the earth. Come experience the energetic presentation by a cast of actors, dancers, singers and musicians who will bring into... Read More

Hip Hop Nutcracker at Palace Theatre

December 6th, 2018

Don’t miss this holiday mash-up for the entire family! Hip Hop Nutcracker, with special guest MC Kurtis Blow, takes the stage at Palace Theatre (34 W Broad St. Columbus) this Saturday Dec 8 at 8 p.m. The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary re-imagining of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ, and an electric violinist. Through the spell cast by the mysterious Drosselmeyer, Maria-Clara and her Nutcracker prince travel back in time to the moment when her parents first meet in a 1980s’ Brooklyn nightclub. Ticket prices vary... Read More

The Nutcracker Takes the Stage at Ohio Theatre

December 5th, 2018

BalletMet presents The Nutcracker at Ohio Theatre (39 E State St. Columbus), beginning this Friday Dec 7 at 7:30 p.m. and continuing through Sunday Dec 23 at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.   Here is a full list of performances:   Friday, 12/7 7:30 pm Saturday, 12/8 1:00 pm & 5:30 pm Sunday, 12/9 1:00 pm & 5:30 pm   Friday, 12/14 7:30 pm Saturday, 12/15 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm Sunday, 12/16 12:00 pm & 5:30 pm   Wednesday, 12/19 7:30 pm Thursday, 12/20 7:30 pm Friday, 12/21 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm Saturday, 12/22 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm Sunday, 12/23 1:00 pm & 5:30 pm   Witness... Read More