Columbus Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: WAITRESS Serves Up a Sweet Treat for Columbus BWW Review: WAITRESS Serves Up a Sweet Treat for Columbus
by Christina Mancuso - November 08, 2017

Oozing with sweetness, the irresistible WAITRESS is serving up goodness in Columbus, Ohio just in time for the holidays. Led by an all-female creative team and powerhouse Director Diane Paulus, WAITRESS will leave you feeling satisfied with its simple ingredients that produce scrumptious results.... (more...)
BWW Review: 2017 OSU 4 Miler - The Biggest and Best 'Damn Race in the Land' for the Fifth Year BWW Review: 2017 OSU 4 Miler - The Biggest and Best 'Damn Race in the Land' for the Fifth Year
by Christina Mancuso - October 23, 2017

Once again, a sold-out field of 15,000 runners and walkers came out to celebrate football and fitness with the the largest four mile organized event in the country -- the 5th annual Ohio State Four Miler that finished on the 50 yard line of the Ohio Stadium.... (more...)
BWW Review: CATCO Posts Powerful Performances of FUN HOME BWW Review: CATCO Posts Powerful Performances of FUN HOME
by Paul Batterson - September 18, 2017

Theatergoers found Post-It Notes attached to their program and were asked to describe CATCO's performance of the musical FUN HOME. It turns out the one inch square probably wasn't large enough.... (more...)
BWW Review: 8th Annual Emerald City Half and Quarter Marathon - There's No Place Like Dublin for the Perfect Race BWW Review: 8th Annual Emerald City Half and Quarter Marathon - There's No Place Like Dublin for the Perfect Race
by Christina Mancuso - August 28, 2017

Coming off last year's event with extreme heat and humidity which threatened the race, this year's Emerald City Half and Quarter Marathon presented near perfect conditions as approximately 3,500 runners and walkers lined up at the new start line on Perimeter Drive in Dublin, Ohio. One of the best Ha... (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 - April 24, 2017

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 its... (more...)
BWW Review: 2017 ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL - He's Back and Better Than Ever! BWW Review: 2017 ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL - He's Back and Better Than Ever!
by Christina Mancuso - March 07, 2017

The Arnold Sports Festival, the largest multi-sports event in the world, returned to Columbus, Ohio March 2-5, celebrating fitness, sports, nutrition, and wellness for the 29th consecutive year. Co-produced by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer since 1989, this event has a massive draw o... (more...)
BWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre BWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - February 15, 2017

Love was in the air when a packed house celebrated Valentine's Day on opening night of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre. Starting out with a bang (literally), Deborah Cox dominated the stage with her powerhouse voice and stunning presence as 'Rachel Marron', originally played by the late Whitney Ho... (more...)
BWW Review: Spectacular Sets and Special Effects Make THE LITTLE MERMAID Shine BWW Review: Spectacular Sets and Special Effects Make THE LITTLE MERMAID Shine
by Amanda Etchison - February 01, 2017

Glimmering coral reefs and a colorful cast of underwater creatures are brought to life in breathtaking detail in 'Disney's The Little Mermaid,' which opened in Columbus Tuesday night. Presented by Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, 'The Little Mermaid' is a stage adaptation of the 1989 animated Disney mo... (more...)
BWW Review: Comedy and Clues Combine in BASKERVILLE, CATCO's Captivating Caper BWW Review: Comedy and Clues Combine in BASKERVILLE, CATCO's Captivating Caper
by Amanda Etchison - January 30, 2017

Grab your deerstalker hat and get ready to put your Holmesian skills of deductive reasoning to the test at CATCO's "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery."... (more...)