Guide to Theater Shows This Month & Beyond in Central OH

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Written by Step Out Columbus

Published on December 1, 2023
Photo by CAPA – Columbus Association for the Performing Arts via Facebook

The local theater scene in Central Ohio is one of kind and well worthy of several “bravos” and “bravas.” Watch as the curtains are drawn open and the spotlight hits the stage!

Join us in wishing the performers a fantastic and full season, won’t you?

Break a leg, Columbus!

Here’s a guide to upcoming theater shows in Columbus and Central OH this month and beyond:

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Theater in Columbus and Central OH This Month & Beyond

Theater

Silent Sky

Thu, Feb 29 +more dates • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Blackbox Theatre • 1932 College Road Ohio State University Columbus, 43210

Central

By Lauren Gunderson Directed by Tom Dugdale Henrietta Leavitt wants to study the stars, but when she begins working at the Harvard Observatory in the ...

Theater

Skeleton Crew

Thu, Feb 29 +more dates • 7:30 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $48

Riffe Center • 77 S High St Columbus, 43215

Central

As the auto-industry changes in Detroit, four auto-factory coworkers have formed an unbreakable bond in the break room. But as rumors of the factory’s ...

Theater

Disney Beauty and the Beast

Fri, Mar 1 +more dates • 7:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $14

Palace Theatre • 34 West Broad St Columbus, 43215

Central

Disney Beauty and the Beast presented by the Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital ...

Theater

Golden Girls – The Laughs Continue

Fri, Mar 1 - Sun, Mar 3 • Times Vary

Admission starts at: $44

Southern Theater • 21 E Main St Columbus, 43215

Central

Golden Girls: The Laughs Continue is a professional stage show unlike any other Golden Girls tribute that you might have experienced. The play is written ...

Theater

AJAC’s “Nine Girls”

Fri, Mar 1 +more dates • 8:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $25

Columbus Performing Arts Center • 549 Franklin Ave Columbus, OH 43215

Central

Aethereal Jest Arts Council's production of W. Pettitt's “Nine Girls” is an intense thriller. The holiday chatter in their mountain clubhouse is silenced ...

Live Music

Take Flight!

Sat, Mar 2 • 11:30 am - ?

Admission starts at: $10

McCoy Center for the Arts • 100 W Dublin Granville Rd New Albany, 43054

Northeast

Sensory Friendly Performance Luis Biava, conductor It’s a high-flying day for music at the McCoy! Join 10TV News Anchor Angela An and members of ...

Dance Performance

MARCH (ARTISTIC) MADNESS KICKS IN WITH ORIGINAL DANCE AND A NEW AMERICAN MADLAB

Sat, Mar 2 +more dates • 5:30 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $25

Madlab • 227 N. 3RD ST. COLUMBUS, 43215

Central

MARCH (ARTISTIC) MADNESS KICKS IN WITH ORIGINAL DANCE AND A NEW AMERICAN MADLAB MUSICAL ...

Nightlife Events

Broken English 101

Sat, Mar 2 • 8:00 pm - ?

Lincoln Theatre • 769 E Long St Columbus, 43203

Central

Broken English 101 Tickets will be sold at the door, or contact brokenenglishua@gmail.com for more information. Join us for our “Women’s History ...

Live Music

The Story of Wilbur and Orville Wright

Sun, Mar 3 • 3:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $10

McCoy Center for the Arts • 100 W Dublin Granville Rd New Albany, 43054

Northeast

Luis Biava, conductor Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved one of humanity’s wildest dreams when they flew the first powered airplane over Kitty Hawk, ...

Theater

SHEN YUN PERFORMING ARTS

Tue, Mar 5 - Wed, Mar 6 • 7:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $84

Ohio Theatre • 39 E State St Columbus, 43215

Central

Don’t miss the premiere! Shen Yun Performing Arts will play at the Ohio Theatre in Columbus for two consecutive nights starting on March 5th. The live ...

Theater

MAMMA MIA!

Tue, Mar 12 +more dates • 7:30 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $70

Ohio Theatre • 39 E State St Columbus, 43215

Central

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, ...

Theater

The Prom

Thu, Mar 14 +more dates • 7:00 pm - ?

Short North Stage • 1187 N High St Columbus, 43201

Central

What was your Prom experience like? A girl growing up in a small town in Indiana just wanted the “normal” prom experience, but what she got was so ...

Theater

The Psychology of Serial Killers

Thu, Mar 14 • 7:30 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $32

Lincoln Theatre • 769 E Long St Columbus, 43203

Central

The Psychology of Serial Killers features a touring masterclass, diving deep into the darkest and most thought provoking of subjects. Who are these notorious ...

Theater

Normies: A New American Musical

Thu, Mar 14 +more dates • 8:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $16.50

Madlab • 227 N. 3RD ST. COLUMBUS, 43215

Central

Imagine a world where everyone is Drag: drag doctors, drag pilots, drag dog walkers… everyone is happy and FABULOUS all the time! But there are some ...

Theater

Asian Voices

Fri, Mar 15 +more dates • 11:00 am - ?

Admission starts at: $36.50

Riffe Center • 77 S High St Columbus, 43215

Central

A spectacular group of artistic voices take the stage.  Yin Yue, director of YYDC and founder of FoCo technique creates a world premiere. Ma Cong returns ...

Theater

ABC Players presents Gypsy

Fri, Mar 15 +more dates • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $8

Stuart’s Opera House • 52 Public Sq Nelsonville, 45764

Other

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! STUDENTS: $8 ADULTS: $13 *Fees not included Lobby doors open 1 hour before performance. Theatre doors open approximately 30 ...

Theater

Don’t Drop Momma: The Musical

Sat, Mar 16 • 8:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $17

Lincoln Theatre • 769 E Long St Columbus, 43203

Central

After losing the matriarch of the family the best of the Spark Family quickly turns into the worst of them when hidden truths, previously swept under the ...

Theater

Jean Laurenz, Maria Finkelmeier, and Greg Jukes

Sat, Mar 23 +more dates • 2:00 pm - ?

Admission starts at: $8

Wexner Center for the Arts • 1871 North High Street Columbus, 43210

Central

Part chamber music, part film and theater, this shape-shifting work explores the ghost stories of 19th-century writer Lafcadio Hearn. Lafcadio Hearn’s ...

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