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Theatre Review: The Irish Curse takes an honest and funny look at insecurities

Anne Evans Anne Evans Theatre Review: The Irish Curse takes an honest and funny look at insecurities

What would drive a man to such despair that he would consider ending his life? That is the question that is the inspiration for The Irish Curse. Playwright Martin Casella had heard a version of a story where a man was headed to the Brooklyn Bridge to end his life when he passed by a […]

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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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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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Short North Stage Opens Follies to Sold Out Crowd

Anne Evans Anne Evans Short North Stage Opens Follies to Sold Out Crowd

If you have the chance to see Follies at The Garden Theater during its run, do take it. It is an amazing show to see in the current raw state of the Garden Theater. The renovation plans call for a “theater-in-the-rough look” which will suit it beautifully. Short North Stage Board President Peter Yockel began […]

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Garden Theater Sign Relit Tonight

Anne Evans Anne Evans

What a high-energy event! I went out tonight to check out Yummy and thought I’d get some quick photos of the Garden Theater’s sign lit up. Little did I know that I made it just in time for the countdown. So many people were packed around the outside of the theater, cheering and counting down. […]

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Getting to Know The Garden Theater Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Getting to Know The Garden Theater Building

The Short North Stage is the local group of theatrical professionals who are taking on the task of converting the historic Garden Theater building back into a functional performance space. The group held their first “Garden Party” this evening for friends, family and neighbors to get to know the project a bit better. After sitting […]

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Short North Stage to Reopen Garden Theatre as Arts Venue in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Stage to Reopen Garden Theatre as Arts Venue in 2012

The performance stage inside the Garden Theatre building went dark decades ago, but a new nonprofit is dedicated to bringing it back to life. Short North Stage began organizing over a year ago with the mission to create a new performing arts theatre group in Columbus and have taken on the task of rebuilding the […]

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