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Drexel Grandview theater to close later this month

 

Dispatch wrote Drexel Grandview theater to close later this month Wednesday, September 3, 2008 BY AMY SAUNDERS The Drexel Grandview, the oldest movie theater in Franklin County and one of the region’s few venues for art films, will close Sept. 27. Owner and manager Jeff Frank said today — the eve of the theater’s 82nd […]

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Lincoln Theatre Revamp under way for 2009 Opening

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The Alive wrote Crowning the King-Lincoln By John Ross July 3, 2008 Little more than a dirt floor, crumbling brick and a dilapidated marquee when renovations began earlier this year, the historic Lincoln Theatre is shaping up to become the crown jewel of the King-Lincoln District, once the city’s thriving African-American cultural hub. Opened in […]

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Dead City Now Playing Through April 19th

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The Alive wrote City centered By Jay Weitz April 10, 2008 As apt as the title might be, Available Light Theatre’s newest production, Dead City, is not a lament for Columbus’ Downtown shopping mall. The celebrated play by Sheila Callaghan is, however, what’s been called a “riff” on James Joyce’s Ulysses, transplanted from the Dublin […]

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Avenue Q now playing at The Palace Theater

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The Alive wrote “Q” kicks A By Melissa Starker April 10, 2008 “The sun is shining, it’s a happy day,” begins the theme song for Avenue Q, the Broadway Across America production now playing at the Palace. It’s only a matter of seconds before the lyrics change direction toward dull jobs, piles of bills and […]

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The Lincoln Theater is Really getting some work done

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columbushomesblog.com wrote The Lincoln Theater is Really getting some work done November 30th, 2007 While not a whole lot seems to be going on inside the theater, there is a whole lot going on outside. Today there must have been 6 giant city trucks all around the perimeter and up and down Long Street and […]

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Interactive work for theater draws from games

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Interactive work for theater draws from video games, cinema Sunday, October 28, 2007 By Michael Grossberg Imagine a time about 90 years in the future when re-creating the past in any form is forbidden. What’s an archaeologist to do? Spectropia, the title character in a new hybrid of a theatrical piece […]

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Theater Review – Jerry’s Girls

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Theater Review | Jerry’s Girls Wednesday, October 17, 2007 By Michael Grossberg Jerry Herman’s tuneful shows demand not only good singing but also lots of charm and pizazz. For a simple revue such as Jerry’s Girls, those elements make all the difference. Gallery Players opened its season Saturday at the Jewish […]

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