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JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Columbus

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Columbus

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
The Columbus Symphony's 2017-18 Masterworks Season to Engage Themes of Nature and Creative Women The Columbus Symphony's 2017-18 Masterworks Season to Engage Themes of Nature and Creative Women
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Columbus

The Columbus Symphony today announced its 2017-18 Masterworks lineup, the third full season under the baton of Maestro Rossen Milanov. (more...)
BWW Review: HENRY FORD'S MODEL E - A Historical Drama With a Universal Message BWW Review: HENRY FORD'S MODEL E - A Historical Drama With a Universal Message
by Nick Komjati on April 24, 2017 in Columbus

The American industrialist Henry Ford is most frequently remembered for his Model T - an affordable automobile that redefined transportation for middle-class America. The Model T is synonymous with Ford and the success of his automobile empire. But in Herb Brown's new play, the "Model E" reveals itself as the Ford family's most challenging project. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Columbus

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Columbus (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Columbus

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Columbus

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
DANIEL O'DONNELL: BACK HOME AGAIN TOUR Stops at the Palace Theatre DANIEL O'DONNELL: BACK HOME AGAIN TOUR Stops at the Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2017 in Columbus

One of Ireland's best loved artists, Daniel O'Donnell is the first recording artist in the history of the UK Artist Album Chart to have charted at least one new album every year since 1988, an unprecedented and unbroken 29-year span. (more...)
Bluegrass Superstars Béla Fleck and Chris Thile Together for One Night Only at the Southern 5/28 Bluegrass Superstars Béla Fleck and Chris Thile Together for One Night Only at the Southern 5/28
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Columbus

Premiere banjo player Bela Fleck joins musical forces with mandolinist, composer, and vocalist Chris Thile in this one-night-only Columbus performance. Celebrated for their refreshing approaches to bluegrass, jazz, pop, and classical music, these multi-Grammy Award®-winning musicians use their technical mastery to enter uncharted musical territory, taking bluegrass to astounding new heights. (more...)
The for/word company to Present Local Debut of PATIENCE WORTH The for/word company to Present Local Debut of PATIENCE WORTH
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Columbus

The for/word company will present a limited engagement run of Jennifer Schlueter's Patience Worth on May 19-20 at 8 p.m. in the Barnett Theatre, 1813 N High St., Columbus, OH 43210. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW on April 16, 2017 in Columbus

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Columbus (more...)
Shadowbox Live Preps for Summer Revue BEST OF SHADOWBOX LIVE Shadowbox Live Preps for Summer Revue BEST OF SHADOWBOX LIVE
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2017 in Columbus

With its current sketch comedy production, Guilty Pleasures, delighting audiences this spring, Shadowbox Live's production team is back to work, making selections for this summer's annual season-end revue, Best of Shadowbox Live! (more...)
BWW Review: Ohio State's HEATHERS a Fun Show with a Frightening Message BWW Review: Ohio State's HEATHERS a Fun Show with a Frightening Message
by Amanda Etchison on April 16, 2017 in Columbus

For many, the thought of returning to high school is a horror movie plot, but the Ohio State University Department of Theatre's production of 'Heathers: The Musical' shows just how terrifying teenage years can get. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Pleasure Guild's 60th Celebration A WHIMSICAL SOIREE Photo Coverage: Pleasure Guild's 60th Celebration A WHIMSICAL SOIREE
by Jerri Shafer on April 14, 2017 in Columbus

On Saturday, April 8th the Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital presented "A Whimsical Soiree" at The Lincoln Theatre. This special night celebrated 60 years of Pleasure Guild play memories with a special performance of songs from a beloved history of musicals. Guests were be surprised with the announcement of the 2018 Pleasure Guild play followed by a VIP reception. The evening benefits the Nationwide Children's Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Program. Mark your calendars now for the Pleasure Guild will present Beauty and the Beast on February 23-25, 2018! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 14, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Raleigh, and SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE to Bring Life-Like Giants to the Palace Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE to Bring Life-Like Giants to the Palace
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Columbus

Created by Erth Visual & Physical of Sydney, Australia, Dinosaur Zoo Live is an experiential theatre production which takes audiences on a prehistoric journey into a new dimension where they get to meet a menagerie of insects, mammals, and dinosaurs that once roamed the planet millions of years ago. Featuring a large-scale cast of life-sized dinosaur puppets brought to life by sophisticated design, theatrical presentation, and puppet mastery, these amazingly life-like dinosaur recreations connect children to paleontology in a fun and informative setting. (more...)
Columbus Commons Announces Free Fitness Classes; Beg. 5/2 Columbus Commons Announces Free Fitness Classes; Beg. 5/2
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Columbus

No contracts, no excuses! Among the park perks at Columbus Commons are free fitness classes. Sponsored by United Healthcare and instructed by Ohio Fit Club, you'll find seven classes every week. They represent the entire A-to-Z spectrum of exercise; that runs from Aerobics (Cardio Classes) to Zumba! Two sessions will be offered, so mark your calendars to enjoy a unique open-air experience. (more...)
Columbus Children's Theatre Presents Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Columbus Children's Theatre Presents Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Columbus

Columbus Children's Theatre will present the regional premiere of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach May 4-14 at the Lincoln Theatre located at 769 E. Long Street. This production is directed by Ryan Scarlata and choreographed by Dionysia Williams. Music and Lyrics written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. (more...)
5k for K9 Cancer to Raise Awareness to Fight Cancer in Dogs, 4/22 5k for K9 Cancer to Raise Awareness to Fight Cancer in Dogs, 4/22
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2017 in Columbus

Dogs and dog lovers are invited to participate in the Fourth Annual 5k for K-9 Cancer Run/Walk on Otterbein University's Cross Country course located at 350 N. Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, Ohio. This family and dog friendly event will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, from 9:00am-12:00pm. Registration begins at 9:00am and the 5k & 1M race starts at 10:00am. Pre-Registration entry fee is $25 ($30 w/t-shirt). On-Site Registration fee is $30 without an event t-shirt. A limited number of t-shirts will be available for purchase on location. You can also be a virtual participant and run or walk anywhere, anytime. Virtual participant fee is $30 to register and receive an event t-shirt (shipping and handling included). (more...)
Columbus Symphony Concludes 2016-17 Season with One-Night-Only Performance of Mahler's Third Columbus Symphony Concludes 2016-17 Season with One-Night-Only Performance of Mahler's Third
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2017 in Columbus

The Columbus Symphony's 2016-17 season concludes with a one-night-only performance of Gustav Mahler's most all-embracing composition-his Symphony No. 3. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/09/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW on April 09, 2017 in Columbus

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/09/2017 for Columbus (more...)
Photo Coverage: First look at New Vision Dance Co.'s UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, Vol. 2 Photo Coverage: First look at New Vision Dance Co.'s UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, Vol. 2
by Jerri Shafer on April 07, 2017 in Columbus

New Vision Dance Co. presents ' UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, vol. 2', a contemporary program of intimate solo choreography both created and performed by the company. This is our 2nd annual presentation of an evening of solo works and small dance pieces. Artistic director, Melissa Gould will also reveal works in progress inspired by the challenges of confined space. Audience members will experience inventive movement in the immersive Green Room at Short North Stage in five individual hour-long performances. Proceeds support the company's upcoming 2017 season. We have an incredible line up of dance as well as guest vocal performances to entertain you. When: 4/7 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.; 4/8 at 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Where: The Green Room at Short North Stage, 1187 N High St, Columbus, OH 43201 Admission: $15, available at www.shortnorthstage.org (more...)
20th Anniversary World Tour of RIVERDANCE to Play the Palace 20th Anniversary World Tour of RIVERDANCE to Play the Palace
by BWW News Desk on April 06, 2017 in Columbus

Back by popular demand, Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour will play a limited engagement at Palace Theater May 12-14. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 07, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma, and RULES OF SECONDS in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)