Actors' Theatre Announces 2019 Season - 'Tainted Love' Actors' Theatre Announces 2019 Season - 'Tainted Love'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2019

Actors' Theatre of Columbus presents its 2019 season, 'Tainted Love.' This season's theme is about all of the mishaps and miseries of love: familial, romantic, human. As Lysander predicted in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, 'The course of true love never did run smooth.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Actors' Theatre of Columbus' THE WINTER'S TALE
by Jerri Shafer - Aug 4, 2016

Appalachia and the Bard collide in a night of live music and theatre. Sometimes dark tragedy, sometimes uproarious comedy, 'The Winter's Tale' sets the story of one of Shakespeare's more disparate and modern works, at the turn of the 19th & 20th century, between the coal mining country of Eastern Kentucky and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Inspired in part by the album 'Jean Ritchie & Doc Watson at Folk City' and heavily flavored with traditional mountain and American folk music performed by the cast, the play will celebrate the culture and the music of Appalachia, a region with strong cultural, musical and linguistic ties to Shakespeare's England, with a tragedy and joy that is uniquely and entertainingly American. (more...)

Actors' Theatre of Columbus to Present Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE with an Appalachian Twist
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2016

Appalachia and the Bard will collide with ATC's adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale (July 21 - August 7) directed by Micah Logsdon. Sometimes dark tragedy, sometimes uproarious comedy, The Winter's Tale sets the story of one of Shakespeare's more disparate and modern works, at the turn of the 19th & 20th century, between the coal mining country of Eastern Kentucky and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Inspired in part by the album Jean Ritchie & Doc Watson at Folk City and heavily flavored with traditional mountain and American folk music performed by the cast, the play will celebrate the culture and the music of Appalachia, a region with strong cultural, musical and linguistic ties to Shakespeare's England, with a tragedy and joy that is uniquely and entertainingly American. (more...)

The Globe School at Actors' Theatre Sets Spring, Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Globe School at Actors' Theatre kicks off the spring with early class and workshop opportunities and returns this summer with acting camps for actors of all ages and levels. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC Shines a Comedic Light on Suburban Life
by Amanda Etchison - Jun 23, 2015

Humid summer nights spent grilling and mowing lawns in a subdivision might initially seem like an odd concept for a musical, but a new production performed by Columbus' own Shots in the Dark Theatre Company took inspiration from these often-mundane surroundings to create a new musical that explores the satirical and sometimes sinister aspects of the great American Dream. (more...)

BWW Interviews: BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC Makes its World Premiere in Columbus
by Amanda Etchison - Jun 19, 2015

A new musical is coming to town--one that explores the themes of love, passion and the suburban American Dream, wittily played out under the golden glow of neighborhood streetlights. (more...)

Shots in the Dark's BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC, Starring Andy Falter, Heather Carvel & More, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Shots in the Dark Independent Theatre Company presents BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC.  Performances are tonight, June 19, 20, 26, and 27 at 8:00pm, and June 28 at 2:00pm at UAHS Little Theater, 1650 Ridgeview Rd., Upper Arlington, OH. 43221.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Shots in the Dark's BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC
by Jerri Shafer - Jun 18, 2015

Set in 1999 or so in Stony Bridge Lakes, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC follows two families as they interact, intermingle, and intercourse their way through suburban life. This is a hilarious new musical that tackles themes of family, love, sex, and art. (more...)

Shots in the Dark Presents BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC Starring Andy Falter, Heather Carvel and More, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Shots in the Dark Independent Theatre Company presents BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC.  Performances are June 19, 20, 26, and 27 at 8:00pm, and June 28 at 2:00pm at UAHS Little Theater, 1650 Ridgeview Rd., Upper Arlington, OH. 43221.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Actors' Theatre of Columbus' TWELFTH NIGHT, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Feel like a little time traveling? For its second Schiller Park production of the season, Actors' Theatre of Columbus is offering up Twelfth Night, set not in the 17th century, when it was written, but in the 1980s, nearly 400 years later. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Actors' Theatre's THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (Abridged)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

A parody of Shakespeare's plays in first on tap as Actors' Theatre of Columbus unveils The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) now playing through August 26 at the Columbus Commons. All performances start at 7:30 PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the full production below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Actors' Theatre's THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (Abridged)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012

A parody of Shakespeare's plays in first on tap as Actors' Theatre of Columbus unveils The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) on Thursday, August 16 at the Columbus Commons. The production will be performed Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun for two weekends, August 16-19 and August 23-26. All performances start at 7:30 PM. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the production below. (more...)