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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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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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Dark Woods Theatre has a new home

Anne Evans Anne Evans Dark Woods Theatre has a new home

If you attended the Evil Dead The Musical that the Dark Woods Theatre company put on last summer, you know they do a great job with outdoor shows. Unfortunately, they lost that space last year. However, have no fear! They announced that a new space has been found. They will now have shows at 10000 […]

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2012-2013 Broadway Season Announced

Anne Evans Anne Evans 2012-2013 Broadway Season Announced

Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and Broadway in Columbus (BIC) today announced the 2012-13 Fifth Third Bank Broadway Series season. The season includes four productions that will be making their debut in Columbus as well as the return of favorites Les Misérables and Wicked. The new productions include: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Million […]

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The Marvelous Wonderettes put on spunky, lively show

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Marvelous Wonderettes put on spunky, lively show

Last night was opening night for The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Short North Stage’s Green Room in The Garden Theater. If you love music, you are in for a treat. The musical stars Jacquie Miller-Dunlop as Betty Jean, Maya Sayre as Suzy, Dionysia Williams as Cindy Lou and Jackie Comisar as Missy. Each lady is […]

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Lots of Laughs and Beautiful Sets Await Those Who See Shrek The Musical

Anne Evans Anne Evans Lots of Laughs and Beautiful Sets Await Those Who See Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical stomped its way into town last night and it is a great show. The last Broadway show I saw (twice) was Wicked and it is pretty magnificent, so I was hoping Shrek would be in the same league. It is. The sets and costumes are gorgeous, the dragon puppet is really magical […]

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Garden Theater Opens Second Stage With The Green Room

Walker Evans Walker Evans Garden Theater Opens Second Stage With The Green Room

The ongoing redevelopment of The Short North’s Garden Theater continues with the opening of “The Green Room”, a second performance venue located adjacent to the building’s main lobby. The Short North Stage theatre group will be producing Songs of the Season, a holiday revue in the space in December. “We’re juggling a lot of artistic […]

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