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Jerri Shafer Jerri has loved taking photos all her life and was always the one in the family who took everyone’s picture. After her daughter was born, Jerri started scrapbooking and she became interested in taking better pictures for her scrapbooks. Then after her daughter started an interest in musical theatre, Jerri started taking pictures of the shows and developed a love for musical theatre as well. She has been seen snapping pics at many theatres around Columbus and surrounding areas. To see more of Jerri’s work, visit http://jams.smugmug.com


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Photo Coverage: First look at State of the Arts Productions Theater Company's THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR
June 3, 2016

State of the Art's Production Theater Company presents the award winning Broadway musical 'The 1940's Radio Hour,' by Walton Jones. 'The 1940's Radio Hour' is full of music, dancing, live commercials and old-time sound effects. Centered around a troupe of radio performers, 'The 1940's Radio Hour' presents the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the New York radio station WOV in December 1942. One part 'A Prairie Home Companion,' and one part USO SHOW, 'The 1940's Radio Hour,' promises to be a fun-filled evening of musical comedy featuring time honored classics, like, 'Love Is Here To Stay,' 'That Old Black Magic,' 'Blues In The Night,' 'The 5 O'Clock Whistle,' and many more!!

Photo Coverage: First look at Short North Stage's MA RAINEY's BLACK BOTTOM
June 3, 2016

production of this searing drama. The play is set in a run-down recording studio in Chicago in 1927. The legendary 'Mother of Blues,' Ma Rainey, is due to arrive to record a new take on a favorite song. Ma uses every trick she can muster to fight her white record producer for control of her music. Hardened by years of ill-treatment and bad deals, she's determined that 'Black Bottom', the song that bears her name, will be recorded her way. But one of her band members, a swaggering young trumpet player, tries to manipulate the producer to record instead his new hip version of the song. A battle ensues. This masterpiece is a riveting portrayal of racism, of the self-hate that racism breeds, and of racial exploitation.

Photo Coverage: First look at Evolution Theatre Company's LOCAL PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL in Association with CATCO is Theatre!
June 1, 2016

Four Shorts by local playwrights all with a 'LGBTQQIA in Politics' theme:

Photo Coverage: First look at CATCO's RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH
May 31, 2016

'Daddy Sang Bass.' 'A Boy Named Sue.' 'I've Been Everywhere.' 'Folsom Prison Blues.' The music of Johnny Cash performed by five actor/musicians explains why we do what we do.

Photo Coverage: First look at Actors' Theatre of Columbus' OTHELLO
May 26, 2016

When the formidable and revered war general Othello falls in love with the beautiful Desdemona he marries her, and welcomes the pleasures of a domestic life. Unknown to him, his trusted officer and friend, Iago, outraged for being passed over by Othello for a promotion, engineers an insidious campaign of lies and deceit to convince Othello that his new bride has been unfaithful to him. Othello becomes consumed with suspicions of Desdemona's infidelity. Now he must wage war not only with an unseen enemy, but also his own tragic jealousy.

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at Otterbein Students Performing with Kristin Chenoweth
May 21, 2016

Television and theater star Kristin Chenoweth was joined onstage by eight ?Otterbein University students to sing back-up on a few songs, during Chenoweth's performance at the Palace Theatre in Columbus.

Photo Coverage: Inside Imagine Productions' HEATHERS
May 18, 2016

Based on the classic 1989 film, Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But misfit Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark and sexy stranger J.D., who plans to put the Heathers in their place - six feet under.

Photo Coverage: First look at Short North Stage's THE LAST 5 YEARS
May 9, 2016

To help celebrate the start of Short North Stage's fifth year, we present the contemporary hit musical The Last Five Years. A cult favorite, especially among young audiences, this musical by Robert Jason Brown tells the story of a twenty-something novelist Jamie Wellerstein and Cathy Hiatt, a struggling actress. The musical explores their five-year relationship through a novel device: Cathy's story is told in the reverse chronological order-beginning at the end of their marriage-while Jamie's begins just after they've met. The characters never directly interact except for a wedding song in the middle, when their timelines intersect.

Photo Coverage: Inside New Vision Dance Co's UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL
May 4, 2016

New Vision Dance Co. presented 'Up Close and Personal', a contemporary program of intimate solo choreography both created and performed by the company. Artistic director, Melissa Gould will also revealed works in progress inspired by the challenges of confined space. Audience members will experienced inventive movement in the immersive Green Room at the Garden Theater in six hour-long performances. Proceeds will support the company's upcoming 2016-2017 season.

Photo Coverage: First Look at SRO's BIG RIVER
April 29, 2016

WHAT: Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel-the Widow Douglas and her stern sister, Miss Watson; the uproarious King and Duke, who may or may not be as harmless as they seem; Huck's partner in crime, Tom Sawyer, and their rowdy gang of pals; Huck's drunken father, the sinister Pap Finn; the lovely Mary Jane Wilkes and her trusting family. Propelled by an award winning score from Roger Miller, the king of country music, this jaunty journey provides a brilliantly theatrical celebration of pure Americana.

Photo Coverage: Inside Nina West's SUPERCALIDRAGA...
April 27, 2016

Nina West celebrated 15 years performing by featuring some of the favorite performances over the last 15 years from shows produced by Nina during 10 performances of SUPERcalidragaliciousNINAWESTadocious!

Photo Coverage: First look at Little Theatre Off Broadway's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM: the Musical
April 22, 2016

A musical, non-stop laugh-fest with plot twists and turns, cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, and a showgirl or two in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan named Philia, for his young master, Hero, in exchange for his freedom.

Photo Coverage: King Avenue Players' JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
April 14, 2016

King Ave Players is proud to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at King Ave Church! Joseph is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the 'coat of many colors' story of Joseph from the Bible's Book of Genesis.

Photo Coverage: First look at Otterbein's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
April 13, 2016

Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set in the Pale of Settlement of Imperial Russia in 1905. It is based on Tevye and his Daughters (or Tevye the Dairyman) and other tales by Sholem Aleichem. The story centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions as outside influences encroach upon the family's lives. He must cope both with the strong-willed actions of his three older daughters, who wish to marry for love - each one's choice of a husband moves further away from the customs of his faith - and with the edict of the Tsar that evicts the Jews from their village.

Photo Coverage: First look at CATCO's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
April 5, 2016

Hilarity runs wild in this 2013 Tony® Award winner for Best Play as movie star Masha supports her middle-aged, single siblings whose academician parents were Chekov enthusiasts.

Photo Coverage: Short North Stage's THE FULL MONTY
April 1, 2016

Nominated for ten Tony awards, this hit Broadway musical is based on the cult movie about laid-off factory workers who find surprising dignity by staging a male strip act. Called 'one of the most touching musicals in Broadway history,' it will make you laugh, cry and rejoice in its lively rock score. 'The Full Monty is that rare aggressive crowd-pleaser that you don't have to apologize for liking,' wrote the New York Times.

Photo Coverage: First Look at SRO Theatre's SWEENEY TODD
April 1, 2016

Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd is set amongst London's seedy side streets and laced with Sondheim's characteristically brilliant wit and dark humor. This landmark musical depicts the barber Sweeney Todd's savage quest for justice and retribution after years of false imprisonment. Aided by harridan pie shop owner Mrs. Lovett, who is secretly in love with him, he sets out to avenge the wrongs done to him and his family. Combining comic turns, chilling drama, and hauntingly beautiful romantic songs, Sweeney Todd offers a fascinating portrait of a man driven to madness by injustice.

Photo Coverage: Inside the 24th Annual JEBBY Awards
March 22, 2016

Party goers celebrated the past year in local theater (as well as some national awards sprinkled in). Red carpet started the event along with performances, home baked cookies, and awards as local actor and theatre lover Jeb Bigelow brought to Central Ohio an awesome (locally grown) awards show at the Bluestone on March 18, 2016.

Photo Coverage: First look at Pleasure Guild's MARY POPPINS
March 11, 2016

One of Disney's most beloved movies of all time is capturing hearts as a musical that is practically perfect in every way! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical.

Photo Coverage: First look at Imagine Productions' THE WILD PARTY
March 3, 2016

Lovers Queenie and Burrs decide to throw the party to end all parties in their Manhattan apartment. After the colorful arrival of a slew of guests living life on the edge, Queenie's wandering eyes land on a striking man named Black. As the decadence is reaching a climax, so is Burrs' jealousy which erupts and sends him into a violent rage. Gun in hand and inhibitions abandoned Burrs turns on Queenie and Black. The gun gets fired, but who's been shot?Lovers Queenie and Burrs decide to throw the party to end all parties in their Manhattan apartment. After the colorful arrival of a slew of guests living life on the edge, Queenie's wandering eyes land on a striking man named Black. As the decadence is reaching a climax, so is Burrs' jealousy which erupts and sends him into a violent rage. Gun in hand and inhibitions abandoned Burrs turns on Queenie and Black. The gun gets fired, but who's been shot?



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