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Theatre Review: She’s Dead shows a realistic look at dealing with death

Anne Evans Anne Evans Theatre Review: She’s Dead shows a realistic look at dealing with death

Should your loved ones have to feel guilt during what is probably already a depressing time when they don’t want to give you the funeral you want versus the funeral they can handle? In Joe Giordano’s play She’s Dead, making its world premiere at MadLab Theatre, Erin (Mary-Aileen St. Cyr) wants her loved ones to […]

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Theatre Review: Waiting for Godot

Anne Evans Anne Evans Theatre Review: Waiting for Godot

Some people spend their whole life waiting. Waiting for someone, waiting for tomorrow, waiting to meet their God. It’s been over 15 years since Samuel Beckett’s play Waiting For Godot has been performed in Columbus. Billed as “one of the greatest plays ever written,” Waiting For Godot follows the now usual routine of a pair […]

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Theatre Review: MadLab 3 in 30: Vegas

 Halie Williams Theatre Review: MadLab 3 in 30: Vegas

Friday night, MadLab Theatre presented its latest 3 in 30 series, 3 in 30: Vegas. The show consists of three original 10-minute plays with the theme of Las Vegas. The short play, “Before and After,” by Amanda Bauer and directed by Greg McGill, demonstrated that not everything that happens while in Vegas, necessarily stays there. […]

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GCAC Presents: MadLab Theatre – it’s all in the numbers

 Stephen Woosley GCAC Presents: MadLab Theatre – it’s all in the numbers

With a short play festival named after a gambling game where players bet on what number the ball will land on in the spinning roulette wheel, it’s only natural that MadLab’s Theatre Roulette, opening May 3rd, can be broken down by the numbers. 13 – This is the 13th annual Theatre Roulette. And while that […]

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Review: Happy 9/11! and Other Completely Non-Offensive Tales explores the darker side of human relationships

Anne Evans Anne Evans Review: Happy 9/11! and Other Completely Non-Offensive Tales explores the darker side of human relationships

Going into MadLab Theatre’s current show, Happy 9/11! and Other Completely Non-Offensive Tales, and not having read too much about it, I thought it was going to be jokes galore at whether or not one should be making jokes about 9/11. Whether adding a ‘never forget’ and a ‘ha-ha’ after seeing 9:11 flash as the […]

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Review: Twinight Zone II — The Further Dimension

Walker Evans Walker Evans Review: Twinight Zone II — The Further Dimension

The Twinight Zone is back! Fake Bacon Productions is nearing the end of the run of their Twilight Zone parody sequel, and this weekend if your final chance to see it. The show is divided up into four sketches, which seemed to get progressively more funny. There’s a stripper suffering from a mental breakdown, a […]

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MadLab Theatre Lights Up Building

Anne Evans Anne Evans MadLab Theatre Lights Up Building

MadLab Theatre moved into their new building at 227 N. Third Street in 2010 and tonight the building got new signage. MadLab lights up the east side of the building in bright white light and black lettering. They are still looking for donations with their Raise the Roof campaign, which has raised $58,000 of the […]

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