BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Columbus in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Columbus Symphony Announces 2012 Music Educator Award Winners


The Columbus Symphony today announced the winners of the 2012 Music Educator Awards, honoring individuals who make a difference in the community through a dedication to music education, and their effo... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Shadowbox Live Presents Body Language, Opening Thursday


The metaperformers of Shadowbox Live are ready to kick off their first full year in their new home! For the first show of 2012, they've prepared a show full of steamy rock 'n' roll and side-splitting ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Günther Herbig Leads The Columbus Symphony In 'Symphonic Grandeur'


Guest conductor Günther Herbig will lead the Columbus Symphony in an exploration of some of the great Romantic masters in Symphonic Grandeur.... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Columbus Symphony to Present Shakespeare-Inspired Concert, 3/30-4/1


Joined by guest vocalists Michèle Losier, mezzo-soprano, and Alisa Suzanne Jordheim, soprano, CSO Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the Columbus Symphony will perform works inspired by Shakespear... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

CSO Welcomes Guest Pianist Stewart Goodyear for 'Themes & Variations' 3/16-17


CSO Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni leads the Columbus Symphony in three of the most popular orchestral examples of creative and appealing musical "conversations" in the Themes & Variations program... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL Comes to Columbus, 3/20-25


NETworks Presentations, LLC brings the multi-award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to the Palace Theatre march 20-25.Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book ... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Billy Elliot Electrifies the Palace Theatre


I was one of the lucky ones who had the chance to see Billy Elliot: The Musical on Broadway before it closed on January 8, 2012. Although this scaled-down NETworks version may lose some of its grandi... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Shadowbox Live's RENT Delivers


When you take on an iconoclastic production such as Jonathan Larson's RENT, you either have a whole lot of talent in your back pocket, or you are just plain ludicrous. Fortunately for Shadowbox Live, ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Zakir Hussain Returns to Columbus with MASTERS OF PERCUSSION


Zakir Hussain delivers what are being described as 'brilliant performances that have established him as a National Treasure in his native India and as one of the world's most esteemed and influential ... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Getting Addicted is Easy at Shadowbox Live's REEFER MADNESS, Sundays Now through July 8, 2012


Shadowbox Live presented the completely campy REEFER MADNESS again last night, and in Julie Klein's warped little director's brain, it was pure "mockumentary" delight. REEFER MADNESS is a wacky musica... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

PICNIC WITH THE POPS Announces 2012 Lineup - Idina Menzel, The Temptations and More


The Columbus Symphony today announced the 2012 season lineup for its two annual summer outdoor concert series, the Nationwide Insurance Picnic with the Pops and Popcorn Pops. This will be the first se... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) & More Set for Actors' Theatre 31st Season


Actors' Theatre of Columbus will present a steady line up of comedy, drama, and adventure for their 31st season, including Goldoni's THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS and THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (A... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Actors Theatre of Columbus Presents ROBIN HOOD, 5/24-6/24


Actors' Theatre of Columbus will begin their 31st season with an exciting swashbuckling world premiere of Robin Hood in German Village's Schiller Park. The park will be transformed into Sherwood Fores... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Charline von Heyl, Matt PorterField et al. Receive 2012-13 Wex Artist Residency Awards


The Wexner Center has announced the 2012-13 Artist Residency Awards recipients: in visual arts, painter Charline von Heyl; in film, Matt Porterfield; and in performing arts, two ensemble groups-Bebe M... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Shadowbox Live Celebrates STEM Rocks the 'Box; Hosts Summer Boot Camp, 6/12-29 & 7/24-8/11


For the last four years, Shadowbox Live has been dedicated to supplementing the curriculum of local public high school students with a healthy dose of arts education . . . Shadowbox Live-style. This p... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Buddy Valastro's THE CAKE BOSS HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Tour Set for Columbus 12/4


Celebrate the holidays with Buddy Valastro, star of TLC's "Cake Boss" and America's favorite baker, when he brings a special live holiday show for the entire family to the Palace Theatre on December 4... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Review: MEMPHIS 'Tears Down the House' at the Ohio Theatre


"Everyone want[ed] to be black" on Tuesday Night at the Ohio Theatre as MEMPHIS came to town and literally tore down the house. From its onset, MEMPHIS was clearly a liberating celebration in every s... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Idina Menzel Makes Stunning Columbus Debut


Idina Menzel marked her Columbus debut last night, with the Columbus Symphony's Picnic with the Pop's series at the new Bicentennial Pavilion. Opening to a crowd of over 7,000 people on a perfect summ... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Miriam Cruz, Toby Love, and Obie Bermudez to Play FESTIVAL LATINO 2012, 8/11-12


Now in its 17th year,Festival Latino returns to downtown Columbus' Genoa Park on Saturday, August 11, and Sunday, August 12. Produced by CAPA and presented by HONDA, the free, two-day event will offer... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Columbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame


Two Columbus jazz legends will take their place on the Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame in an induction ceremony on Saturday, July 28, sponsored by the State Auto Insurance Companies. The ceremony is free... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Peabo Bryson to Perform With the Columbus Symphony, 7/21


Over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, the two-time Grammy winner has amassed a fan base, critical acclaim, Gold albums, and an avalanche of awards. From ballads of sweet soul music ... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

CAPA Opens New Ticket Center


CAPA has moved its box office operations into the space previously occupied by the Ohio Theatre gift shop (39 E. State St.). Dedicated to Barbara and Dr. Ralph Lach in 2010, the new CAPA Ticket Center... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Video Promo and First Looks at CATCO-Phoenix's AVENUE Q


CATCO-Phoenix presents Avenue Q, which is rated R for mature audiences, Aug. 1-26, 2012, at the Vern Riffe Center, Studio One Theatre, 77 S. High St. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the production, ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Columbus in the 2013-14 Season


The national tour of The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play Columbus as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Columbus 2013-14 season. Patrons can secure t... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Theresa Caputo Comes to Columbus, 10/29


Theresa Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show "Long Island Medium" will be appearing live at the Palace Theatre on Monday, October 29, at 7:30pm. Theresa will 'give interactive readings ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Shadowbox Live Shows Plenty of 'Razzle Dazzle' in CHICAGO


It's been a Broadway favorite since it's 1975 opening, and the Academy Award winning 2012 movie version did little to detract from its fame, but if you weren't fascinated with Chicago's musical tale o... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Clannad Comes to Columbus, 10/16


In a career spanning four decades, acclaimed Irish group Clannad have made music that entwines the traditional and the modern, the past and the future, with stunningly beautiful results. With their ha... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Theresa Caputo to Appear at the Palace Theatre, 10/29


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BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert to Feature CSYO Alumni and Julliard Grad Siwoo Kim


The Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra (CSYO) will showcase one of its own alumni in its concert at the Capitol Theatre on November 11. Violinist Siwoo Kim, who graduated from the CSYO program in 2008,... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

O.G. Productions Present THE OGP HALLOWEEN SHOW, 10/18-11/3


O.G. Productions will present The OGP Halloween Show: The Cellar and Other Places You Shouldn't Go, 8 short plays scary, funny and, um, some we can't quite describe, hosted by Beelzabella, at 8:00, Oc... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

MadLab Presents 3 In 30: CHAIN, 12/6-12/7


The latest edition of MadLab's 3 in 30 is Chain. 3 in 30 will feature one 30 minute play chained together by three writers. Come and get buzzed at Age Of Bees at 8 and then stay connected for 3in30: C... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

OVER THE RHINE Returns to the Lincoln, 12/14


Described as a "sometimes pensive, often poetic, and continually progressive folk-pop ensemble," the Cincinnati-based, husband-and-wife team of Over the Rhine has been making music for more than 20 ye... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at LTOB's RAVENSCROFT


RAVENSCROFT by Don Nigro, directed by Mark E. Narens, will play at the Little Theatre Off Broadway (LTOB) November 16 - December 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Columbus Children's Theatre Presents SNOW WHITE, Opening 1/10


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BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

Drexel Theatre Begins Renovations


Drexel Theatre patrons will receive an early holiday gift this season, as key renovations on the historic arts cinema begin today, and will be completed before the end of the month.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Columbus Theatre Stories of 2012

CSO to Showcase Works from Composers Who Immersed Themselves in Vienna's Love of Dance


Led by CSO Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni, a frothy operetta overture and a regal waltz by Johann Strauss, Jr. share the bill with the lilting suite from Richard Strauss' (no family relation) oh-s... (read more...)

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