On the Boards: Now onstage in Central Ohio

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David Whitehouse and Amy Lay play the hip-hop couple Puck and Misty Duck in a skit from Shadowbox Live’s annual theme show, Best of Shadowbox Live. (Shadowbox Live photo)

Actors’ Theatre
Current show: Pride & Prejudice
When, where: June 22-July 16, Schiller Park amphitheater, 1069 Jaeger St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday
Tickets: pay what you will, bring a blanket or lawn chair; reservations for seats or keepsake blankets available for $20
Contact: 614-444-6888 or theactorstheatre.org

Columbus Children’s Theatre
Current show: Disney’s The Lion King Kids
When, where: June 29-July 2, McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (note: some performances sold out)
Tickets: $13
Contact: 614-224-6672 or columbuschildrenstheatre.org

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: The Weir
When, where: June 1-25, 3837 Indianola Ave., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20, $17.50 students (with valid ID), $17.50 seniors (62-plus)
Contact: 614-447-7529 or www.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
Show times: 6 p.m. Saturday (note: some performances sold out)
Tickets: $59.95 (including dinner)
Contact: thedinnerdetective.com/columbus

Exit Left Productions
Current show: Response Scenario
When, where: June 30-July 8, Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, plus 2 p.m. July 8
Tickets: $20, $15 students/seniors, $10 student rush
Contact: 614-578-3528, www.exitleftpro.org

MadLab
Current shows:
Tuesday Night Improv, 8 p.m. select Tuesdays (upcoming shows: June 27, July 4, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 22); tickets: $8
Deuces Wild, 8 p.m. select Tuesdays (upcoming shows: July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17); tickets: $8
It’s All Been Done Radio Hour, 5:30 p.m. select Saturdays (upcoming shows: July 15, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 14); tickets: $7, $5 students/seniors
Contact: 614-221-5418 or madlab.net

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Best of Shadowbox Live, June 8-Aug. 26; show times: 7:30 Friday, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
Best of Shadowbox Live Nightcap (condensed, one-hour version), June 9-Aug. 25; show time: 10:30 p.m. Friday; tickets: $20, $15 students/seniors/military
Evolutionaries: The Stories and Music of Prince and David Bowie, Jan. 26-Sept. 21; show times: 7:30 p.m. select Wednesdays-Thursdays; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military
Rock of Ages, April 13-Aug. 27; show times: 2 and 7 p.m. select Sundays, plus 7:30 p.m. July 13, 19 and 26; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military
The Lunchbox, 1 p.m. most Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10, $5 students/seniors
Upcoming shows at Backstage Bistro:
Tuesdays With Mak & Winks: Weather or Not With Jym Ganahl, 8 p.m. Tuesday (June 27); tickets: $7
Hashtag Comedy, 7:30 p.m. most Wednesdays; tickets: $5
The Not So Late Show, 8 p.m. Thursday (June 29), pre-show entertainment at 7:30 p.m.; tickets: $7 in advance, $10 at the door
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: Angels in America, June 1-July 2, Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St.
Show times:
Part One: Millennium Approaches: 8 p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Part Two: Perestroika: 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday
Tickets: $25-$42
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

Weathervane Playhouse
Current show: South Pacific
When, where: June 29-July 8, 100 Price Road, Newark
Show times: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, plus 2 p.m. July 1
Tickets: $35, $33 seniors, $24 students, $15 children (12 and younger); all tickets $18 on Tuesday
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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