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Theatre Review: CATCO’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Full of Wit and Humor

Bonnie Dodds Bonnie Dodds Theatre Review: CATCO’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Full of Wit and Humor

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels started off Catco’s 2014-2015 season with a bang. Based on the 1988 film of the same title, and adapted into a musical currently playing in London, the story revolves around two con-men in the French Riviera competing for the money and heart of a small-town girl. On first entering the studio, the […]

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Columbus SOUP Grants $1,243 to State of the Arts Productions

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Columbus SOUP Grants $1,243 to State of the Arts Productions

Columbus SOUP, the philanthropic crowd-funding organization, granted money to two local arts and culture groups at their quarterly dinner on Sunday. The 161 voting attendees to the event at the Columbus College of Art and Design’s Mind Market each donated a $7 minimum and voted to give the accumulated $1,243 to State of the Arts […]

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Theatre Review: Shepherd Productions’ Betrayal continues the British Affair theme

 Lisa Much Theatre Review: Shepherd Productions’ Betrayal continues the British Affair theme

Recently, Columbus has witnessed a second British invasion, at least regarding English penned plays centering on affairs and identity. In March, we saw Shots in the Dark’s production of Closer, last month Available Light produced The Cockfight Play, and now Shepherd Productions brings this city Harold Pinter’s Betrayal. First produced in 1978, Betrayal presents a […]

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Theatre Review: Always…Patsy Cline a Safe Choice

 Lisa Much Theatre Review: Always…Patsy Cline a Safe Choice

Let me preface all of this by stating that I do not particularly enjoy musicals where plot subordinates the music. I like driving stories and forward momentum. I wrote those same two sentences a year ago to introduce CATCO’s musical Five Guys Named Moe and feel the need to reiterate those feelings for the much […]

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Theatre Review: The Divine Sister

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Theatre Review: The Divine Sister

The Short North Stage’s rendition of the comedic play, The Divine Sister, was hilariously offensive, highly energetic and slightly sexual. At this past Thursday night’s performance, The Garden Theatre hosted the local theatre company, and managed to keep the small audience consistently laughing throughout the two-hour performance. The quaint performance hall located in The Short […]

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Shadowbox Brings Woodstock Back to Columbus

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Shadowbox Brings Woodstock Back to Columbus

For the fifth year in a row, Shadowbox Live succeeds in bringing “three days of peace & music” to the Columbus Commons. The performance on Sunday May 25th, was a colorful, lively and involved one, featuring a cast that evoked passion and dedication to this singular, annual performance. Shadowbox’s Back to the Garden did not […]

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GCAC Presents: Evolution Theatre Company- Truly a New Species of Theatre

 Mark Phillips Schwamberger GCAC Presents: Evolution Theatre Company- Truly a New Species of Theatre

At Evolution Theatre Company we live up to our tag-line, “a new species of Theatre”. Evident by the diverse and sometimes, ok I’ll admit it, strange shows we produce. Where else could you see a true story of a female impersonator turned Episcopal priest and that also includes Dorothy and the Tin Man; or the […]

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