On the Boards


OTTU Chicago 1
Appearing in Otterbein University Theatre’s production of Chicago are (front to back and left to right): Bradford Chaklos as Amos, Christian Heinemann as Mary Sunshine, Tatum Beck as Velma, Kyle Brace as Billy Flynn, Abby Kress as Roxie and Payton Tevis as Mama Morton. (Photo by Mark Mineart)

Actors’ Theatre
Special event: Wine for a Reason (drinks, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction)
When, where: 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Graystone Wine Cellar, 544 S. Front St., Columbus
Tickets: $50
Contact: 614-444-6888 or theactorstheatre.org

Available Light Theatre
Current show: Dance Nation
When, where: Sept. 12-28, Studio One, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, plus 8 p.m. next Thursday (Sept. 26)
Tickets: $22.50 in advance, pay what you want at the door
Contact: 614-558-7408 or avltheatre.com

Current show: Twisted 3 (collaboration with Opera Columbus and Columbus Symphony)
When, where: Sept. 26-29, Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $21-$88+
Contact: 614-469-0939 (CAPA), 1-800-982-2787 (Ticketmaster), balletmet.org or ticketmaster.com

Broadway in Columbus/CAPA
Current show: Dear Evan Hansen
When, where: Sept. 17-22, Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $70 and up (standard or verified resale tickets)
Contact: 614-469-0939, 1-800-745-3000, columbus.broadway.com, capa.com or ticketmaster.com

Current show: Menopause: The Musical
When, where: Sept. 20-21, Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Tickets: $48-$58+
Contact: 614-469-0939 (CAPA), 1-800-745-3000 (Ticketmaster) or capa.com

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me
When, where: Sept. 12-Oct. 6, 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

Curtain Players
Current show: Leading Ladies
When, where: Sept. 6-22, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $17, $15 students/seniors
Contact: 614-360-1000 or curtainplayers.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

Ember Women’s Theatre
Current show: Terms of Endearment
When, where: Sept. 13-28, MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Tickets: $20
Contact: emberwomens.com

Gallery Players
Current show: Driving Miss Daisy
When, where: Sept. 14-22, Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $15-$20
Contact: 614-231-2731 or jccgalleryplayers.org

Good Medicine Productions
Current show: Uptown Ghost Story Tours (walking tour in uptown Westerville)
When: Aug. 16-Oct. 19
Showtimes: 7 and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday; remaining performances: Sept 20-21, Oct. 4-5 and 18-19
Where: parking available at Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St.; tour begins at Otterbein Cemetery, 175 S. Knox St.
Tickets: $20
Contact: goodmedicineproductions.org

Hilliard Arts Council
Current show: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
When, where: Sept. 20-29, Hilliard Arts Council, 5525 Center St., Hilliard
Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $15, $12 seniors, $5 students (grades 12 and under); $10 each for groups of 10 or more
Contact: hilliardartscouncil.org 

Little Theatre Off Broadway
Current show: The Haunting of Hill House
When, where: Sept. 27-Oct. 13, 3981 Broadway, Grove City
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, plus 7:30 p.m. Thursday (second and third weeks only)
Tickets: $15, $12 seniors (60-plus), $10 students; all tickets $10 on Thrifty Thursday
Contact: 614-875-3919 or ltob.org

Current show: Improv Wars Classics
When, where: 8 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 17), MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Tickets: $8
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

Northland Performing Arts Center
Current show: Kiss Me Kate starring Cabot Rea
When, where: Sept. 13-22, Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $25, $20 seniors (65-plus) and students (with ID), $15 youth (12 and under); one free youth ticket with each paying adult or senior
Contact: facebook.com/NPAC614

O.G. Productions
Current show: West Grandview Fringe Festival
When, where: Sept. 24-29, various locations
Theatre Tapas, 7 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 24), Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. Third Ave., Columbus
Deborah Chava Singer, 7 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 25), St. James Tavern, 1057 N. Fourth St. Columbus (proceeds benefit Women Have Options—Ohio)
Theatre Tapas, 7 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 26), Jury Room, 22 E. Mound St., Columbus
Match Game 2019, 9 p.m. Friday (Sept. 27), Jimmy V’s Grandview, 1788 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus
Bed Wet Woosley Pills, Friday (Sept. 27), Tree Bar, 919 McMillen Ave., Columbus
I’m Stephen Woosley So, Yeah, Whatever Man, 9 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 28), Jimmy V’s Grandview, 1788 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus
It’s All in the Care and Diary of a Recovering Daughter, 3:30 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 29), Jimmy V’s Grandview, 1788 W. Fifth Ave.
Tickets: $5-$10
Contact: 614-595-7743 or madlab.net

Ohio State Theatre
Current show: Romeo and Juliet (adapted for young audiences)
When, where: Sept. 27-29, Thurber Theatre, Drake Center, 1849 Cannon Drive, Columbus
Showtimes: 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20; $18 faculty, staff, Alumni Association members and senior citizens; $15 students and children
Contact: 614-292-2295 or theatre.osu.edu

Otterbein University Theatre
Current show: Chicago
When, where: Sept. 26-Oct. 5, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. opening night (Sept. 26); otherwise 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $30
Contact: 614-823-1109 or otterbein.edu/drama

Red Herring Theatre
Current show: Knives in Hens
When, where: Sept. 19-Oct. 6, Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8:30 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. 28; 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
Thunder and Lightning: The Music of Queen and Led Zeppelin (collaboration with ProMusica), Aug. 22-Nov. 14; showtimes: 7:30 p.m. select Thursdays, 2 and 7 p.m. select Sundays; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military; preferred seating available for extra charge
The Lunchbox, 1 p.m. select Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10, $5 students/seniors/military
Are You Ready to Rock?, 7 p.m. Sept. 25; tickets: $20, $100-$200 for tables
Upcoming shows in Up Front:
Tuesdays With Mak & Winks: The Premise With Dino Tripodis, 8 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 17); tickets: $10
Hashtag Comedy: We the POC, 8 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 18); tickets: $7
Ready Player Fun, 8 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 19); tickets: $7
TBD: The Improvised Musical, 8 p.m. Friday (Sept. 20); tickets: $10
Tuesdays With Mark & Winks: Up Front Standup With Michael Palascak, 8 p.m. Sept. 24; tickets: $10
Hashtag Comedy: Team Yes! Improv Graduation Showcase, 8 p.m. Sept. 25; tickets: free (reservations recommended)
The Quiz Box, 8 p.m. Sept. 27; tickets: $7
Location: Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: The Rocky Horror Show
When, where: Sept. 26-Nov. 3, Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 5 and 9 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $35-$200
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

Stage Right Theatrics
Current show: Meaning
When, where: Sept. 27-29, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $10
Contact: conservativefestivaloh.com

Wild Women Writing
Special event: The Coffee Shop Blues: A Portrait of the Artist as a Middle-Aged Woman
When, where: 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29, Sherrie Gallerie, 694 N. High St., Columbus
Tickets: $10; for reservations email katherineburkman@gmail.com
Contact: 614-291-8050 or wildwomenwritingreadings.wordpress.com

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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