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Warehouse Theatre’s Blistering Agnes of God

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Warehouse Theatre’s Blistering Agnes of God

John Pielmeier’s early ’80s Broadway hit Agnes of God returns to the Columbus stage this weekend in a raw, superlative production directed by Kristofer Green. Agnes of God, in two acts over a taut 100 minutes, follows the psychiatrist Dr. Martha Livingstone’s (Susan Gellman) attempts to determine if the young nun Sister Agnes (Eli Brickey) […]

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Bad Taste as Tonic in Red Herring’s Mr. Marmalade

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Bad Taste as Tonic in Red Herring’s Mr. Marmalade

Sometimes bad taste is a vital corrective to sensibilities gone stale. Red Herring’s new production of Noah Haidle’s comedy Mr. Marmalade, directed by Michael Garrett Herring brings a carnival of that refreshing tastelessness. Mr. Marmalade looks at life through the eyes of four-year-old Lucy (Katie Tolerton). Lucy passes back and forth under the less-than-watchful eyes of a […]

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Theatre Review: Red Herring’s Moving, Gripping Road to Mecca

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Red Herring’s Moving, Gripping Road to Mecca

Red Herring opened Athol Fugard’s ’80s hit The Road to Mecca last weekend in a superlative production directed by Michael Garrett Herring who also designed the sets. The Road to Mecca tells the story of Miss Helen Martins (Josie Merkle) at a point of crisis when her immaculately crafted estate full of art is under fire from bigotry […]

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The Art of Yoga Moves to New Home in Franklinton

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Art of Yoga Moves to New Home in Franklinton

The Art of Yoga is continuing their practice in a new space and under new ownership. The Downtown business, functioning as a combined yoga studio and art gallery, will move into the Franklinton Playhouse, at 566 W. Rich St. this week. Originally on Cherry Street, Art of Yoga has operated for three years as a […]

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Theatre Review: Haberdasher’s US Premiere of Marie Nimier’s Grim, Funny Puzzle Box Another Year, Another Christmas

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Haberdasher’s US Premiere of Marie Nimier’s Grim, Funny Puzzle Box Another Year, Another Christmas

Marie Nimier is a sensation in her native France with best-selling novels and children’s books, sold-out runs of her plays, and songs for artists like Juliette Greco, but she’s almost unknown in the US. In their second Columbus promotion, Haberdasher intends to change that with an uneven but invigorating production of her Another Year, Another Christmas, […]

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