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The Phantom of the Opera Wows With Spectacular Sets

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Phantom of the Opera Wows With Spectacular Sets

Billed as the new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece, The Phantom of the Opera opened Wednesday at the Ohio Theatre. Friday evening’s performance played to a full house. In a statement, producer Cameron Mackintosh said, “With an exciting new design and staging, retaining Maria Björnson’s amazing costumes, I am confident North American audiences will […]

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Broadway in Columbus Announces 2014-2015 Season

Anne Evans Anne Evans Broadway in Columbus Announces 2014-2015 Season

The next season of Broadway in Columbus’ shows was announced this morning. The season kicks off October 14th with phenomenon that is The Lion King. Anything Goes, billed as one of the greatest musicals in theater history, splashes into Columbus in the middle of next winter. If that’s anything like this winter, it’s going to […]

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Theatre Review: We Will Rock You, Please Bite the Dust

Lisa Much Lisa Much Theatre Review: We Will Rock You, Please Bite the Dust

I dislike auto-tune music and really like Queen. I grew up on Queen. That said, the Broadway tour of We Will Rock You, the Queen jukebox musical that began its run at the Palace last night remains the most incomprehensibly confusing piece of theater I’ve ever seen, including all experimental performance art. The show takes […]

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The Book of Mormon Tickets Go On Sale February 6

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Book of Mormon Tickets Go On Sale February 6

One of the most anticipated broadway shows to come to Columbus this year has to be the Book of Mormon, which was announced a year ago, and finally arrives at The Ohio Theatre in May. CAPA and Broadway in Columbus officially announced today the long-awaited ticket sale start date (and possibly also the sell out […]

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Theatre Review: Flashdance the Musical dazzles

Lisa Much Lisa Much Theatre Review: Flashdance the Musical dazzles

Last night, the touring production of Flashdance played to a packed house at the Palace Theatre. Based on the 1983 movie, the show centers on Alex Owens, a young steel worker who works as an exotic dancer at the club Hair in the evenings. Coming from a rough past, she yearns to study dance at […]

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Theatre Review: Green Day’s American Idiot provides raucous, wild fun

Lisa Much Lisa Much Theatre Review: Green Day’s American Idiot provides raucous, wild fun

Green Day’s punk opera, American Idiot landed at the Palace Theater last night. The raucous, wild musical provides a roller coaster of a journey that may feel more like a rock concert than “musical theater.” However, American Idiot serves as a gem of theatrical design that must be seen for the experience, despite the fact […]

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Theatre Review: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast brings the story to life

Anne Evans Anne Evans Theatre Review: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast brings the story to life

It’s a tale as old as time and not many do it better than Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Last night was opening night at the beautiful Palace Theatre for the Broadway version of the tale and it has all of your favorites. Beautiful, supposed oddball, Belle, smarmy dreamboat Gaston, hideous but endearing Beast, and […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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