On the Boards: Now onstage in Central Ohio

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Laurey and Curly (Hannah Roberts and Mathieu Wiesner) share a scene in the Otterbein Summer Theatre production of Oklahoma! (Photo by Mark Mineart)

Actors’ Theatre
Current show: Frankenstein
When, where: June 21-July 15, Schiller Park amphitheater, 1069 Jaeger St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday
Tickets: free (donations encouraged), bring a blanket or lawn chair; reservations for seats or keepsake blankets available for $20
Contact: 614-444-6888 or theactorstheatre.org

Available Light Theatre
Current show: Red Ash Mosaic
When, where: June 21-23, Studio Two, Vern Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
Tickets: $22.75 in advance, pay what you want at the door
Contact: 614-558-7408 or avltheatre.com

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: Collected Stories
When, where: June 21-July 15, 3837 Indianola Ave., Columbus
Show times: 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 www.columbuscivic.org

Curtain Players
Current show: Charlotte’s Web
When, where: June 14-23, Alum Creek Park Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St., Westerville
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
Tickets: free (donations accepted)
Contact: 614-360-1000 or curtainplayers.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
Show times: 6 p.m. Saturday (note: some performances sold out)
Tickets: $59.95 (including dinner)
Contact: thedinnerdetective.com/columbus

Evolution Theatre Company
Special event: Six Characters in Search of a Play (one-man show inspired by Pirandello classic)
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Thursday (June 21), Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus
Tickets: $20-$25; VIP tickets (including meet and greet with actor/playwright Del Shores): $35
Contact: 1-800-838-3006 or evolutiontheatre.org

Current shows: Deuces Wild
When, where: 8 p.m. Tuesday (June 19), MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Tickets: $8
Contact: 614-221-5418 or madlab.net

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

Otterbein Summer Theatre
Current show: Oklahoma!
When, where: May 31-June 22, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday
Tickets: $33
Contact: 614-823-1109 or www.otterbein.edu/drama

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Down and Dirty, March 22-June 23; show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
Which One’s Pink?, Feb. 22-June 24; show times: 2 and 7 p.m. select Sundays; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military
F*(K Cancer: The Musical, June 14-Aug. 26; show times: 7:30 p.m. select Wednesdays-Thursdays, 2 and 7 p.m. select Sundays; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military
Lunchbox, 1 p.m. select Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10, $5 students/seniors/military
Upcoming shows in Backstage Bistro:
Tuesdays With Mak & Winks: What’s So Funny?, 8 p.m. Tuesday (June 19); tickets: $7
Hashtag Comedy, 8 p.m. most Wednesdays; tickets: $5
The Quiz Box, 8 p.m. Friday (June 22); tickets: $7
Friday Night Karaoke, 10 p.m. Fridays; tickets: free
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: Assassins
When, where: May 31-June 24, Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $30-$35
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

Tantrum Theater
Current show: The Cake
When, where: June 6-24, Abbey Theater, Dublin Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road, Dublin
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $29.50, $27 seniors (65-plus), $12 students with valid ID
Contact: 614-793-5700 or tantrumtheater.org

Warehouse Theatre Company
Current show: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
When, where: June 19-30, Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday (no show June 26), 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday
Tickets: $20-$30
Contact: 614-371-5940 or warehousetheatre.org

Weathervane Playhouse
Current show: I Hate Hamlet
When, where: June 21-30, 100 Price Road, Newark
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, plus 2 p.m. this Saturday (June 23) and 7:30 p.m. June 27
Tickets: $37, $35 seniors (60-plus), $26 students, $15 children (12 and younger)
Special event: Summer Cabaret: Our History in Song (50 years of musicals performed at Weathervane), June 25, Granville Inn, 314 E. Broadway, Granville; doors at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.; tickets: $50 (including dinner)
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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