On the Boards


5 - Lila Coogan (Anya) in the National Tour of ANASTASIA. Photo by Matthew Murphy, MurphyMade.
Lila Coogan as Anya in the Broadway in Columbus/CAPA presentation of Anastasia (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

Actors’ Theatre
Current show: The Shakespeare Underground: LOA to Divine Narcissus
Showtime: 7 p.m. (doors open) next Monday (Feb. 3), Studio at the Kitchen, 237 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus
Tickets: $15 in advance or donation at the door
Contact: 614-444-6888 or theactorstheatre.org

Broadway in Columbus/CAPA
Current show: Anastasia
When, where: Jan. 28-Feb. 2, Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $31.50-$124+ (regular or verified resale)
Contact: 614-469-0939, 1-800-745-3000, columbus.broadway.com, capa.com or ticketmaster.com

Current show: Application Pending
When, where: Jan. 23-Feb. 16, Studio Three, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $35
Contact: 614-469-0939 or catco.org

Columbus Children’s Theatre
Current show: Pete the Cat
When, where: Jan. 17-Feb. 1, Abbey Theater of Dublin, 5600 Post Road, Dublin
Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m., 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday
▪ Special daytime performances (all tickets $10): 10 a.m. and noon Wednesday-Friday
▪ Sensory-friendly performance: 10 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 29)
Tickets: $23-$28, $18-$23 children (up to 18) and seniors (60-plus); all tickets $14 for Thrifty Thursdays and sensory-friendly performances
Contact: 614-224-6672 (CCT), 614-469-0939 (CAPA) or columbuschildrenstheatre.org

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: The Girlhood of Shakespeare’s Heroines
When, where: Jan. 9-Feb. 2, 3837 Indianola Ave., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20, $17.50 students (with valid ID) and seniors (62-plus)
Contact: 614-447-7529 or columbuscivic.org

Dinner Detective
Current show: The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show
When, where: ongoing, Sheraton Columbus Hotel @ Capitol Square, 75 E. State St., Columbus
Showtimes: 6 p.m. Saturday (note: some performances sold out)
Tickets: $59.95 (including dinner)
Contact: thedinnerdetective.com/columbus

Little Theatre Off Broadway
Current show: Gypsy
When, where: Jan. 17-Feb. 2, 3981 Broadway, Grove City
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $17, $15 seniors (60-plus), $13 students; all tickets $13 on Thrifty Thursday
Contact: 614-875-3919 or ltob.org

Current show: Bed Wet Pills and Friends
When, where: 8 p.m. Friday (Jan. 31), MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Tickets: $5
Contact: 614-221-5418 or madlab.net

Nest Theatre
Current shows: various improv and comedy shows; see website for current schedule
Location: 894 W. Broad St., Columbus
Contact: nesttheatre.com

Red Herring Theatre
Current show: A Doll’s House, Part 2
When, where: Jan. 22-Feb. 9, 3721 S. High St., Columbus (in Great Southern Shopping Center)
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $25 in advance, pay more if you can, less if you can’t at the door
Contact: 614-723-9116 or redherring.info

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Wild Nights, Jan. 3-March 14; showtimes: 7:30 p.m. select Fridays, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. select Saturdays; tickets: $25-$55, $20-$50 students/seniors/military
Legends From Liverpool, Jan. 30-April 26; showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
The Lunchbox, 1 p.m. select Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10-$15, $5-$10 students/seniors/military
Upcoming shows in Up Front:
Cbus Comedy Contest, 8 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 28); tickets: $7
We the POC, 8 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 29); tickets: $7
Ready Player Fun, 8 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 30); tickets: $7
Ladies Who Lounge: An Improvised Music Show, 8 p.m. Friday (Jan. 31); tickets: $10
Friday Night Karaoke, 10 p.m. Friday (Jan. 31); tickets: free
Location: Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: The Motherfu**er With the Hat
When, where: Jan. 23-Feb. 9, Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St., Columbus
Showtime: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets: $36-$42
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

Stage Right Theatrics
Current show: Fourth Annual Conservative Theatre Festival
When, where: Jan. 31-Feb. 2, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $10
Contact: conservativefestivaloh.com

Weathervane Playhouse
Current show: Comedy Standup Showdown
When, where: Jan. 9-April 2, Trek Brewing, 1486 Granville Road, Newark
Showtimes: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays
Tickets: free for weekly rounds, $5 for monthly battle rounds (Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 26)
Contact: 740-366-4616 or weathervaneplayhouse.org

For a day-by-day calendar of select shows in Central Ohio and beyond, visit https://lifefullofcheese.com/theatre-roundtable-production-calendar-columbus-oh/.

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