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ComedySportz Columbus

  ComedySportz Columbus

The ComedySportz match features two teams of improvisational performers (players) competing in various improv games and performing scenes, with audience members judging the results and awarding points. In every match, a CSz referee monitors the action, awarding points and administering fouls as necessary. The flavor is somewhat like the television show Whose Line Is It […]

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Shadowbox Live Founder Stev Guyer Has Died

Walker Evans Walker Evans Shadowbox Live Founder Stev Guyer Has Died

Stev Guyer, best known as the founder of local theatrical group Shadowbox Live, passed away this morning at the age of 63. The arts group announced the news this afternoon, noting that Guyer had endured a long battle with cancer. Earlier this year, Guyer stepped away from his duties as CEO and President of the […]

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Columbus Marks Harlem Renaissance 100th Anniversary With Year-Long Celebration and Events

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Marks Harlem Renaissance 100th Anniversary With Year-Long Celebration and Events

Columbus arts organizations have teamed up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance with the commemoration, I Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100. Columbus’ involvement in the celebration recognizes the impact the Harlem Renaissance had on cities across the country, including Columbus. The break of African American art, literature, music, poetry and […]

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Columbus Children’s Theatre Exploring New Performance Venue Opportunities

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Children’s Theatre Exploring New Performance Venue Opportunities

There was a lot of buzz last week about the unveiling of a proposal to build a new Downtown soccer stadium — which was downplayed with an update the following day — but within that proposal was the inclusion of a new Children’s Theatre space that would have brought a dose of the arts to a […]

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The Confluence Cast: Actors’ Theatre of Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Actors’ Theatre of Columbus

All the world’s a stage… and one man in his time plays many parts. The artistic director of Actors’ Theatre is no different. On the occasion of their 36th season, Phillip Hickman sat down to talk about his role at the Schiller Park institution, how they put together their season each year, and the importance […]

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New ‘Not So Late Show’ Tackles Trump Topics This Weekend

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher New ‘Not So Late Show’ Tackles Trump Topics This Weekend

The Not So Late Show at Shadowbox Live’s Backstage Bistro is back for round two this Saturday evening. In its season premiere hosted by Johnny DiLoretto and Sommer Marie Sterud, Columbus’ only live talk show’s newest season will hone in on politics. The Trump presidency in particular. Saturday’s first show is titled “Bring on the […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ten Things I Kate About You

Richard Albert Richard Albert Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ten Things I Kate About You

Amanda Phillips is starring as Petruchio in Columbus Civic Theater’s upcoming production of The Taming of The Shrew, and we talked a bit with her about what she thinks about Shakespeare, her husband and playing a dude. To force the pun in the title, we imposed ten questions upon the Shakespearean actress: Richard: You are […]

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