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Local Comedy Spotlight: The Nestival

Grant Walters Grant Walters Local Comedy Spotlight: The Nestival

The Nest Theatre's third annual improv festival, featuring local and out-of-town performers, kicks off Thursday night

In 2016, veteran Chicago-based improvisers Tara DeFrancisco and Rance Rizzutto established Columbus’ first dedicated improv performance and training center. Three years later, after finding its permanent home at the edge of Downtown in Franklinton, The Nest Theatre is thriving — regularly selling out shows across its 12 rotating productions, and filling up its core curriculum […]

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Local Comedy Spotlight: DeMuth & Teeters at The Nest Theatre

Grant Walters Grant Walters Local Comedy Spotlight: DeMuth & Teeters at The Nest Theatre

Veteran improv comedy performers Joe Teeters and Jonathan DeMuth will take the stage at The Nest Theatre for two shows on December 1 and 28

Improv comedy in Columbus may indeed be approaching a halcyon. For those that love the genre, and for those who have yet to discover it, the opportunities to see strong, ambitious performances in our city are plentiful. Even sweeter is when two talented improv veterans come together and pour their experience into a new partnership. […]

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Local Comedy Spotlight: “Quiet Down In Front” with David Z. Price and Friends

Grant Walters Grant Walters Local Comedy Spotlight: “Quiet Down In Front” with David Z. Price and Friends

The Bexley native partners with the iconic Drexel Theatre for a hilarious take on big-ticket movies in his new monthly show

“In a theater, one of the first movies I remember seeing was called…and I know I’ve seen more before this, but this one stuck with me: Garbage Pail Kids,” muses local comedian, actor, and writer David Price. “Do you know that? [laughs] I mean, I know you know what Garbage Pail Kids are, but they made […]

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The Nest Theatre Lives Again

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Nest Theatre Lives Again

The Nest Theatre, originally open at 15 W. Cherry St. has reopened in Franklinton, bringing back a unique venue that creates room for comedy of all kinds. Owners Tara DeFrancisco and Rance Rizzutto went through three buildings in their search for the perfect space, ultimately landing at 894 W. Broad St. and celebrating a grand […]

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