Columbus Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to Columbus and They're Still Something Incredible BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to Columbus and They're Still Something Incredible
by Christina Mancuso - May 27, 2018

Hello, again.  Columbus was glutton for punishment when THE BOOK OF MORMON returned to the Ohio Theatre for another blasphemous yet gut-wrenchingly hilarious week of musical theatre genius.  This time, the audience was snickering and giggling while they shuffled in their seats before the show even b... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Imagine steers recent graduates down Avenue Q BWW Reviews: Imagine steers recent graduates down Avenue Q
by Paul Batterson - May 14, 2018

Each year colleges across the country come up with an odd list of commencement speakers, from Kermit the Frog (Southampton University) to Mike Tyson (Central State University), to offer pearls of wit and advice to their college graduates.... (more...)
BWW Review: Eddie George Kills It in CHICAGO! BWW Review: Eddie George Kills It in CHICAGO!
by Christina Mancuso - February 08, 2018

'Murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery, treachery...' Where else can you find such debauchery wildly entertaining and darkly alluring? Winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy, and the longest running show on Broadway, there's no wonder why former NFL superstar a... (more...)
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: 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: 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: 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...)