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Columbus Makes Art Presents Herb Brown and The Price of Power

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha Columbus Makes Art Presents Herb Brown and The Price of Power

Columbus resident Herb Brown, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice, is also a playwright and author. CATCO will present a reading of his most recent play, The Price of Power, which focuses on former President John F. Kennedy, his brother, Robert F. Kennedy, and J. Edgar Hoover Feb. 8, 2020. Brown has written seven plays, […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Ian Short as Alan Turing

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha Columbus Makes Art Presents Ian Short as Alan Turing

Beginning Oct. 24 through Nov. 11, Ian Short will portray Alan Turing, computer science pioneer and WW II code breaker, in CATCO and Evolution Theatre Company’s co-production of Breaking the Code. He recently shared his thoughts about working as an artist in central Ohio and tackling his recent role portraying the multifaceted and misunderstood genius. […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Columbus Playwright Herb Brown

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha Columbus Makes Art Presents: Columbus Playwright Herb Brown

Intriguing Stories and His Latest Piece for the Stage

Columbus resident Herb Brown, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice, is also a playwright and author. CATCO will produce his world premiere, Henry Ford’s Model E, April 19 – May 7. Other plays of his premiered at CATCO include The Final Table in 2015, You’re My Boy in 2005 and The Power of God, which […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: CATCO’s Steven C. Anderson on Building a Theatre Season and Taking a Dig at Chekhov

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha Columbus Makes Art Presents: CATCO’s Steven C. Anderson on Building a Theatre Season and Taking a Dig at Chekhov

As producing director at CATCO, Steven C. Anderson determines the plays the theatre organization will produce each season, a balancing act, if you will, to stage productions that have broad appeal for the very young to millennials to empty nesters, and, at the same time, serve up the right mix of classics and current works. […]

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GCAC Presents: Peter Pan’s Origin Story Comes to CATCO

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha GCAC Presents: Peter Pan’s Origin Story Comes to CATCO

Peter Pan, J.M Barrie’s timeless tale about forgotten youth and magic, has captivated and entertained young and old alike for more than 100 years, a story revived repeatedly over the years in a steady flow of new adaptations in literature, TV, film and theatre. But who hasn’t wondered about the back story? Who was Peter […]

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GCAC Presents: Shipwrecked – a fantasy or a reality?

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha GCAC Presents: Shipwrecked – a fantasy or a reality?

Is Shipwrecked! An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself) fantasy or reality? You be the judge As CATCO begins rehearsals for its upcoming show, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself), the theatre organization has a word of advice – […]

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AIA Columbus’ ARCHALLENGE Competition Narrows to 8 Buildings

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha AIA Columbus’ ARCHALLENGE Competition Narrows to 8 Buildings

One more week to vote for the final 4 The LeVeque Tower, William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library and Wexner Center for the Arts were the top three vote-getters in round three voting in AIA Columbus’ ARCHALLENGE competition, as central Ohioans narrowed their selections for their favorite buildings in Columbus from the past 100 years down […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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