Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler from an adaptation by Christopher Bond, is indisputably one of the great musicals of the latter half of the 20th century. It’s arguably the greatest of Sondheim’s wide-canvas musical with a rich, thorny score that […]
Denver-based CorePower Yoga is expanding to Ohio this year, and have announced today that they’re doubling down on the Columbus market. In addition to the previously announced Easton Gateway location, the company said that they’re also leasing a retail space inside The Joseph office building in the Short North. “CorePower Yoga is an excellent addition […]
For the last five years, Flemish choreographer Jan Martens has been accruing acclaim across Europe for his provocative, physical work. He tries to reconfigure existing idioms and methods to find something new to say about the current state of the world and the current state of a heart with the human body and the universal language […]
Edward Albee might be the greatest provocateur of 20th century theatre to earn a place in the mainstream cultural consciousness. Red Herring’s production of his The Goat, or Who is Sylvia, his late (2002) stab at piercing the ennui at the heart of the human condition, sings with everything it has. The Goat opens with […]
The eighth installment of the Worst Kept Secret Fest kicked off last night at SKATE NAKED, featuring a lineup of local musicians that included Friendly Faux, Gelatinus Cube, Lady Blazer, Turtle Island and more. The event continues tonight with more music from The Worn Flints, Van Dale, The High Definitions, Fisher, Conversion Delay and others. Photos below include bands Boxing, Magnumb Opus, Coya Hill and Lights Go […]
Standing on Ceremony, an anthology of short plays and sketches themed around gay marriage, premiered Off-Broadway in 2011 – the year New York ratified marriage equality. It’s a snapshot of that fraught time when marriage was only available to all people in certain states. The 9 plays here, written by a selection of some of the most […]
The best-selling female artist in country music history brought her "Rock This Country!" tour to an ecstatic Columbus audience on September 30th.
If you lived in Canada in the mid-to-late 1990s like I did, it was difficult to avoid hearing Shania Twain on the radio at least once an hour. Then again, when an artist amasses thirteen number one singles on the Canadian country charts in the span of just five years, it was probably also difficult […]