A Portable Theatre to Present PUB THEATRE, 8/20
(7/31/2015) - A Portable Theatre, Central Ohio's professional touring company, will serve up a 'Pub Theatre' performance of David Mamet's comedy The Duck Variations on Thursday, August 20, at 8:00 p.m., at Woodlands Tavern at 1200 West Third Avenue in Columbus. Doors to the special event room will open at 7:00pm for theatre goers who wish to purchase dinner and cocktails before the show; appetizers and drinks are also available during the performance.
Photo Coverage: First Look at Columbus Children's Theatre's GREASE
(7/31/2015) - Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding 'Burger Palace Boys' and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking 'Pink Ladies' in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the time in this rollicking musical. Head 'greaser' Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their 'Summer Nights' as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as 'Greased Lightnin', 'It's Raining on Prom Night', and 'Alone at the Drive-In Movie'. An 8-year run on Broadway and two subsequent revivals along with place Grease among the world's most popular musicals.
CCT Stages GREASE, Now thru 8/16
(7/30/2015) - Columbus Children's Theatre (CCT) will present Grease tonight, July 30-August 16, 2015 at Park Street Theatre located at 512 Park Street.
Drexel Theatre Added to National Register of Historic Places
(7/28/2015) - The Drexel Theatre, Columbus' non-profit, 1930s Art Deco cinema, has officially been added to the National Register of Historic Places as a historic place worthy of preservation. Selected as a historic building contributing to the community's recreation and culture, the Drexel is only the fifth site in Bexley to be honored with this national designation. The National Register recognition allows the Drexel Theatre to apply for state and federal historic tax credits in the fall to use towards 2016 renovations.
CCT to Host 2nd Annual College Preparatory Program Showcase, 8/7
(7/27/2015) - This summer, Columbus Children's Theatre (CCT) is hosting its second annual College Preparatory Program. On August 7, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. the College Prep students will present their final showcase at CCT's Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St. Columbus, OH 43215. This performance will be a selection of songs, scenes, and monologues from various styles and eras of theatre and is free to attend. Directed by Wright State Associate Professor of Acting and Musical Theatre, Greg Hellems, the showcase will be the culmination of four weeks of hard work by the students in this program.
Photo Coverage: First Look at Shots In The Dark's BIG FISH
(7/24/2015) - BIG FISH is a new Broadway musical featuring music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party) and a new book by esteemed screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory).