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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Actor Jack Miller on SRO Theatre Company’s Titanic The Musical

 Grace Rinehart Columbus Makes Art Presents: Actor Jack Miller on SRO Theatre Company’s Titanic The Musical

Jack Miller is a touring actor with Columbus Children’s Theatre. This month he is playing the doubled role of Jim Farrell and John Thayer in SRO Theatre Company’s production of Titanic The Musical. Peter Stone’s and Maury Yeston’s Tony Award-winning musical runs Feb. 16-25 at the Columbus Performing Arts Center’s Van Fleet Theatre. Grace: Let’s […]

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SRO’s Hilarious Lion in Winter Runs Through February 5

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford SRO’s Hilarious Lion in Winter Runs Through February 5

Nowhere is the adage “comedy is tragedy plus time” truer than James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter. This classic opened Friday at the Columbus Performing Arts Center from SRO in association with Warehouse Theatre in a production that more than does it justice, directed by Kristoffer Green. This inverted King Lear rooted in history focuses on the Christmas of […]

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Theatre Review: SRO Theatre’s Big River Tries to Conjure a Bygone America

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: SRO Theatre’s Big River Tries to Conjure a Bygone America

Big River is easily one of my favorite musicals ever, certainly my favorite musical to come out in the 1980s. Some of that is nostalgia, it was the first touring production of a Broadway show I ever saw as a child. But more than that, it might be the finest synthesis of adaptor and source material, […]

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Theatre Review: SRO’s The Fantasticks is Luminous

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: SRO’s The Fantasticks is Luminous

The Fantasticks, in addition to being the longest running musical anywhere, is one of the most produced shows for regional theatre. Standing Room Only (SRO), one of Columbus’s storied repertory theatres, ends their 30th anniversary season with a production that doesn’t reinvent the wheel but shines light on what makes this show so enduring and […]

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GCAC Presents: SRO Theatre – The Lost Traveler in the Multiverse

 Kenisha Sanders GCAC Presents: SRO Theatre – The Lost Traveler in the Multiverse

The Lost Traveler in the Multiverse tells the story of a physicist who works with String Theory, the notion that there are alternative universes wrapped within the one we consciously experience. This idea gradually emerges in the multiple possibilities that face the protagonist as he retires from his teaching position in a university physics department […]

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Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman reminds people to notice others

Lisa Much Lisa Much Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman reminds people to notice others

Last night, SRO Theatre opened its long-awaited production of Arthur Miller’s beloved classic Death of a Salesman. Mark Mann plays a poignant and fine Willy Loman. Mann seamlessly shifts from an eager, young salesman to the gray-haired, exhausted man, and anywhere in between, as the show bounces from hazy memory to reality and back. We […]

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