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Travel: 5 Must Do’s in Myrtle Beach

 Halie Williams Travel: 5 Must Do’s in Myrtle Beach

As I sit inside Rickenbacker Airport and wait for the flight that has already been delayed ten hours, I can’t help but be slightly irritated that I’ve lost almost an entire day on the beach. At this moment, my only amusement is the older ladies in the corner who, rather than complain about the flight, […]

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Ohio State alumni to go off-Broadway

 Halie Williams Ohio State alumni to go off-Broadway

An Ohio State Alumni-based theater company has recently announced its off-Broadway debut. The for/word theater company is being given the opportunity to present two of its original plays, “North” and “Little Book,” at the 59E59 Theaters in New York City, Oct 4-28. The company, consisting of graduates of the OSU Theater program, is committed to […]

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Cirque du Soleil keeps the legacy of Michael Jackson alive

 Halie Williams Cirque du Soleil keeps the legacy of Michael Jackson alive

The legendary, “King of Pop,” may no longer be around to fulfill our musical needs, but Cirque du Soleil is working on keeping his legacy alive. Celebrating the well-known work of Michael Jackson, who was a fan of Cirque du Soleil, they are giving life long fans of the star a look into his life […]

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Theatre Preview: “Man of La Mancha” performed by The Grandview Carriage Place Players

 Halie Williams Theatre Preview: “Man of La Mancha” performed by The Grandview Carriage Place Players

The Grandview Carriage Place Players, the Grandview Parks and Recreation Department and the Carriage Place Recreation Center are presenting “Man of La Mancha,” June 7 through June 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Van Fleet Theatre in the Columbus Performing Arts Center. “Man of La Mancha” is a musical based on the poet, Cervantes, and […]

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Theatre Review: Burlesque de Voyage

 Halie Williams Theatre Review: Burlesque de Voyage

With musical-like elements, old school comedy, and irresistible burlesque dancing, Shadowbox Live’s new Stage 2 production, “Burlesque de Voyage,” proves to be yet another hit for the theater. During opening night on Thursday, in the Shadowbox Live theater on Front St, most of the scenes were thoroughly entertaining and the show balanced between slightly humorous, […]

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Theatre Review: Memphis dazzles Columbus Audience

 Halie Williams Theatre Review: Memphis dazzles Columbus Audience

The setting is Memphis, Tennessee in the 1950’s, and local high school dropout, goofy kid, Huey Calhoun, just wants to spread his love for the rhythm and blues music of black performers to the rest of his town through the power of radio. “Memphis,” based on Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro and directed by Christopher […]

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Shadowbox takes audience back to Woodstock days in Back to the Garden

 Halie Williams Shadowbox takes audience back to Woodstock days in Back to the Garden

Plenty of peace, love and the spirit and music of the ‘60s will be spread throughout the Columbus Commons this Sunday. No, it’s not 1969, but that is exactly how the Shadowbox Live Theater wants it to feel. The Shadowbox Live crew is bringing back its most popular show, ‘Back to the Garden,’ an original […]

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