On the Boards: Now onstage in Central Ohio

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Appearing in Otterbein Summer Theatre’s production of Snoopy! are (from left) Tatum Beck as Lucy, Cameron Chang as Snoopy, Hannah Roberts as Sally and Payton Tevis as Peppermint Patty. (Photo by Mark Mineart)

Actors’ Theatre
Current show: Puss in Boots
When, where: June 19-Aug. 5, 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

Columbus State Theater
Current show: It Can’t Happen Here
When, where: July 18-21, Nestor Hall Auditorium, 550 E. Spring St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, plus 3 p.m. Thursday
Tickets: free
Contact: 614-287-5353 or cscc.edu

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: Veronica’s Position
When, where: July 18-28, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus
Show times: previews 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday (July 18-19); regular performances 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, plus 7:30 p.m. July 26
Tickets: previews $15-$20; regular performances $15-$30
Contact: 1-800-838-3006 or evolutiontheatre.org

Young Writers Puppeteers

Saturday’s program at MadLab Theatre’s Young Writers Short Play Festival includes Puppeteers by Lily Herold. Cast members include: (back, from left) Sam Clements, Lance Atkinson; (front, from left) Aleksa Kaups and Ayiana Flint. (Photo by Michelle Hanson)

MadLab
Current show: Young Writers Short Play Festival
When, where: July 13-28, MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Show times:
▪ First collection: 8 p.m. Fridays
▪ Second collection: 8 p.m. Saturdays, plus 3 p.m. this Sunday (July 22)
Tickets: $18, $15 students/seniors/$13 members
Also showing: Deuces Wild, 8 p.m. Tuesday (July 17); 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: Snoopy!
When, where: July 5-21, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, plus 2 p.m. Friday
Tickets: $33
Contact: 614-823-1109 or www.otterbein.edu/drama

Pickerington Community Theatre
Current show: Disney’s The Little Mermaid
hen, where: July 13-22, Heritage Theater, 100 N. East St., Pickerington
Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $15, $12 children (ages 12 and under) and seniors (55-plus)
Contact: 614-508-0036 or pickeringtoncommunitytheatre.org

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Sex, Love and Rock ’n’ Roll, June 28-Sept. 8; show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
F*(K Cancer: The Musical, June 14-Aug. 26; show times: 2 and 7 p.m. select Sundays (next show July 29), 7:30 p.m. select Wednesdays-Thursdays (through Aug. 2); 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: Mak vs. Winks: A Battle Show, 8 p.m. Tuesday (July 17); tickets: $7
Hashtag Comedy, 8 p.m. most Wednesdays; tickets: $5
Savage Tech, 8 p.m. Thursday (July 19); tickets: $5
Friday Night Karaoke, 10 p.m. Fridays; tickets: free
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: Original Musical by Lovewell
When, where: July 20-21, Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday
Tickets: $15, $12 students/seniors
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

Tantrum Theater
Current show: Next to Normal
When, where: July 11-29, 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

Weathervane Playhouse
Current show: Merrily We Roll Along
When, where: July 19-28, 100 Price Road, Newark
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, plus 2 p.m. this Saturday (July 21) and 7:30 p.m. July 25
Tickets: $37, $35 seniors (60-plus), $26 students, $15 children (12 and younger)
Contact: 740-366-4616 or weathervaneplayhouse.org

Worthington Community Theatre
Current show: Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida
When, where: July 20-29, McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20, $15 students/seniors
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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