On the Boards: Now onstage in Central Ohio

Available Light Theatre
Current show: The Next Stage Initiative (staged readings of plays-in-progress)
When, where: Feb. 15-18, Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St.
Show times:
Dogged Song by Cody Troyan, 8 p.m. Thursday
Mistress/Goddess/Queen by Jared Sprowls, 8 p.m. Friday
Tar by Jason Beehler, 8 p.m. Saturday
Four People by Karie Miller, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: pay what you want
Contact: 614-558-7408 or avltheatre.com

Current show: Gizelle
When, where: Feb. 9-17, Davidson Theatre, Vern Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Tickets: $29-$74
Contact: 614-469-0939 (CAPA), 1-800-982-2787 (Ticketmaster), balletmet.org or ticketmaster.com

Current show: Daddy Long Legs
When, where: Jan. 31-Feb. 18, Studio Two, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Show times: 11 a.m. Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday-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: Jack and Phil, Slayers of Giants Inc.
When, where: Feb. 15-March 11, Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St., Columbus
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, plus 10 a.m. Feb. 23 and March 2; sensory-friendly performances 1 p.m. March 2 (tickets $10) and 10 a.m. March 10 (tickets $13)
Tickets: $21-$26, $16-$21 children/seniors (55-plus); Thrifty Thursdays: all tickets $13
Contact: 614-224-6672 (CCT), 614-469-0939 (CAPA) or columbuschildrenstheatre.org

Curtain Players
Current show: Lettice and Lovage
When, where: Feb. 9-25, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena
Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $17, $15 students/seniors
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

Little Theatre Off Broadway
Current show: Proof
When, where: Feb. 16-March 4, 3981 Broadway, Grove City
Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday (second and third weeks only)
Tickets: $15, $12 seniors (60-plus), $10 students; all Thursday tickets $10
Contact: 614-875-3919 or ltob.org

Current show: FFN’s Date Night 2018
When, where: Feb. 8-24, MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Wednesday (Valentine’s Day), 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Tickets: $15, $10 students/seniors, $8 members
Also showing: Tuesday Night Improv and Deuces Wild
When, where: 8 p.m. select Tuesdays, MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Tuesday Night Improv shows: Feb. 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 5 (Thursday) and 10, May 22 and 29, June 12 and 26
Deuces Wild shows: Feb. 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19
Tickets: $8
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

O.G. Productions
Current show: Valentine’s Day Theatre Shorts Festival
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 14), St. James Tavern, 1057 N. Fourth St., Columbus
Tickets: free
Contact: 614-595-7743 or www.stjamestavern.com

Ohio State Theatre
Current show: Raw Theatre—Dog Act
When, where: Feb. 15-25, Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center, 1849 Cannon Drive, Columbus
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, plus 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday-Wednesday (Feb. 20-21)
Tickets: $20; $18 senior citizens and OSU faculty, staff and alumni association members; $15 students and children
Contact: 614-292-2295 or theatre.osu.edu

Otterbein University Theatre
Current show: The Diary of Anne Frank
When, where: Feb. 15-24, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville
Show times: 7:30 p.m. opening night (Feb. 15); otherwise 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $22
Contact: 614-823-1109 or www.otterbein.edu/drama

Red Herring Theatre
Current show: The Vagina Monologues
When, where: Feb. 8-17, Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Wednesday (special V-Day show; all proceeds go to Central Ohio Women’s Fund), 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
Tickets: $25 in advance, pay what you want at the door
Contact: 614-723-9116 or redherring.info

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Epic, Jan. 4-March 16; show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
Epic Nightcap (condensed, one-hour version), Jan. 5-March 15; show times: 10:30 p.m. Friday; tickets: $15, $10 students/seniors/military
Front Street Funk, Jan. 10-Feb. 15; show times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (special Valentine’s Day dinner show; tickets $75/individual or $145-$290/couple), 7:30 p.m. Thursday (tickets $25, $20 students/seniors/military)
The Dream, Feb. 8-May 20; show times: 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday (no 2 p.m. show April 22); tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military
Lunchbox, 1 p.m. select Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10, $5 students/seniors/military
Upcoming shows in the Backstage Bistro:
Tuesdays With Mak & Winks: My Better Half (standup comedy), 8 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 13); tickets: $7
Hashtag Comedy: C10 & Weezie, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 14); tickets: $5
TBD: The Musical, 7:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 16); tickets: $10
Friday Night Karaoke, 10 p.m. Fridays; tickets: free
Location: Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus
Contact: 614-416-7625 or shadowboxlive.org

Short North Stage
Current show: The Performers: Love Among Porn Stars
When, where: Feb. 1-18, 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-$32
Contact: 614-725-4042 or shortnorthstage.org

SRO Theatre Company
Current show: Titanic: The Musical
When, where: Feb. 15-25, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus
Show times: preview 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 (all tickets $20); regular performances 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, plus 10:30 a.m. Feb. 23 (sold out)
Tickets: $25, $22 students/seniors
Contact: 614-258-9495 or srotheatre.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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