On the Boards


Actors’ Theatre
Current show: As You Like It
When, where: July 18-Aug. 11, Schiller Park Amphitheatre, 1069 Jaeger St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday
Tickets: free (donations encouraged), bring a blanket or lawn chair; chairs or souvenir blankets can be reserved for $25
Contact: 614-444-6888 or theactorstheatre.org

Columbus Children’s Theatre
Current show: Disney’s Cinderella Kids
When, where: July 26-Aug. 4, Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St., Columbus
Showtimes: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Accessible performances: 11 a.m. Aug. 2, signed and audio-described; 2:30 p.m. Aug. 3, sensory-friendly (all tickets $14)
Tickets: $15, $13.50 members, $5 lap seats; all tickets $10 at 11 a.m. Fridays
Contact: 614-224-6672 (CCT), 614-469-0939 (CAPA) or columbuschildrenstheatre.org

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: The Subject Was Roses
When, where: July 25-Aug. 18, 3837 Indianola Ave., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20, $17.50 students (with valid ID) and seniors (62-plus)
Contact: 614-447-7529 or columbuscivic.org

Dinner Detective
Current show: The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show
When, where: ongoing, Sheraton Columbus Hotel @ Capitol Square, 75 E. State St., Columbus
Showtimes: 6 p.m. Saturday (note: some performances sold out)
Tickets: $59.95 (including dinner)
Contact: thedinnerdetective.com/columbus

Evolution Theatre Company
Current show: The View Upstairs
When, where: July 17-27, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave.
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Tickets: $15-$35
Contact: 614-233-1124 or evolutiontheatre.org

Current show: Young Writers Short Play Festival (separate shows presented on Fridays and Saturdays)
When, where: July 12-27, MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Tickets: $18, $15 students/seniors, $13 members
Also showing: Late Night Afterwords: The Medes
When, where: 10 p.m. Friday (July 26), MadLab
Tickets: $6
Contact: 614-221-5418 or madlab.net

Nest Theatre
Current shows: various improv and comedy shows; see website for current schedule
Location: 894 W. Broad St., Columbus
Contact: nesttheatre.com

Red Herring Theatre
Current show: Nighthawks
When, where: July 11-28, Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $25 in advance; pay more if you can, less if you can’t at the door
Contact: 614-723-9116 or redherring.info

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Hot and Heavy, July 18-Sept. 7; showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military; preferred seating available for extra charge
Musical: The Musical, June 13-Aug. 18; showtimes: 7:30 p.m. select Thursdays, 2 and 7 p.m. select Sundays; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military
The Lunchbox, 1 p.m. select Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10, $5 students/seniors/military
Upcoming shows in Up Front:
Tuesdays With Mak & Winks: Standup With DJ Dangler and Jason Banks, 8 p.m. Tuesday (July 23); tickets: $7
Hashtag Comedy: The Laugh Lotto, 8 p.m. Wednesday (July 24); tickets: $7
Ready Player Fun, 8 p.m. Thursday (July 25); tickets: $7
The Quiz Box, 8 p.m. Friday (July 26); tickets: $7
Location: Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: Ghosts of the Garden (lecture/tour with drinks and hors d’oeuvres)
When, where: July 26-27, Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St., Columbus
Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday (tour runs 8:30 p.m.-3 a.m.)
Tickets: $75 (limited to 22 participants each night)
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

Weathervane Playhouse
Current show: Romance/Romance
When, where: July 18-27, 100 Price Road, Newark
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
Tickets: $37, $35 seniors (60-plus), $26 students, $15 children (12 and younger); all tickets $19 on Tuesday (July 23)
Also showing: Freaky Friday: The Musical (WYART production)
When, where: July 26-28, Anderson Children’s Theatre
Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $9.50
Contact: 740-366-4616 or weathervaneplayhouse.org

For a day-by-day calendar of select shows in Central Ohio and beyond, visit https://lifefullofcheese.com/theatre-roundtable-production-calendar-columbus-oh/.

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