On the Boards


Broadway in Columbus/CAPA
Current show: Les Miserables
When, where: Nov. 19-24, 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: $79-$150+ (regular or verified resale)
Contact: 614-469-0939, 1-800-745-3000, columbus.broadway.com, capa.com or ticketmaster.com

Current show: Home
When, where: Nov. 6-24, Studio Two, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Showtimes: 11 a.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20 Wednesday, $30 Thursday, $40 Friday-Saturday, $35 Sunday
Contact: 614-469-0939 or catco.org

Columbus Children’s Theatre
Current show: Disney’s Frozen Jr.
When, where: Nov. 8-17, Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St., Columbus
Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Accessible performances on Saturday (Nov. 16): sensory-friendly, 1 p.m.; ASL and audio-described, 4 p.m.
Tickets: $15
Contact: 614-224-6672 (CCT), 614-469-0939 (CAPA) or columbuschildrenstheatre.org

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
When, where: Oct. 24-Nov. 17, 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: The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical
When, where: Nov. 8-24, 3981 Broadway, Grove City
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $15, $12 seniors (60-plus), $10 students; all tickets $10 on Thrifty Thursday
Contact: 614-875-3919 or ltob.org

Special event: Thor: Ragnarok (staged reading)
When, where: 2 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 16), 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

Ohio State Theatre
Current show: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
When, where: Nov. 15-22, Thurber Theatre, Drake Center, 1849 Cannon Drive, Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday (Nov. 15-16), 3 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 17), 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-22
Tickets: $20; $18 faculty, staff, Alumni Association members and senior citizens; $15 students and children
Contact: 614-292-2295 or theatre.osu.edu

Original Productions Theatre
Current show: Steambath Blues
When, where: Nov. 7-16, Abbey Theater, Dublin Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road, Dublin
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
Tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/matinees
Contact: 614-943-1776 or www.facebook.com/originalproductionstheatre/

Red Herring Theatre
Current show: The Humans
When, where: Oct. 24-Nov. 17 (extended), Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $25 in advance; pay what you can at the door
Contact: 614-723-9116 or redherring.info

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Killer Party, Oct. 3-Nov. 16; showtimes: 7:30 p.m. select Fridays, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. select Saturdays; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military; preferred seating available for extra charge
Thunder and Lightning: The Music of Queen and Led Zeppelin (collaboration with ProMusica), Aug. 22-Nov. 14; final performance: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 (sold out; call to be added to waiting list)
The Lunchbox, 1 p.m. select Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10, $5 students/seniors/military
Upcoming shows in Up Front:
Miss Microphone (all-female standup comedy), 8 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 12); tickets: $7
You’ll Want to Sit Down for This (improv comedy), 8 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 13); tickets: $7
The Premise With Dino Tripodis, 8 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 14); tickets: $10
TBD: The Improvised Musical, 8 p.m. Friday (Nov. 15); tickets: $10
Friday Night Karaoke, 10 p.m. Friday (Nov. 15); tickets: free
Location: Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: West Side Story
When, where: Oct. 17-Nov. 17, Garden Theater
Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $30-$49
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

State of the Arts Productions
Current show: Rumors
When, where: Nov. 14-17, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $15, $12 students/seniors
Contact: 614-266-4562 or soartspro.com

Worthington Community Theatre
Current show: Next to Normal
When, where: Nov. 14-17, MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $22
Contact: 614-431-0329 or www.facebook.com/WCTPresents

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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