Now Onstage in Central Ohio

Available Light Theatre
Current show: Appropriate
When, where: Jan. 17-Feb. 2, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (no show Jan. 24), plus 2 p.m. Jan. 27
Tickets: $22.75 in advance, pay what you want at the door
Contact: 614-558-7408 or

Broadway in Columbus/CAPA
Current show: Hamilton
When, where: Jan. 29-Feb. 17, Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Columbus
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday (no show Feb. 6), 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: limited number of standard tickets available along with premium and resale tickets
Contact: 614-469-0939, 1-800-745-3000,, or

Current show: Every Brilliant Thing (one-man show)
When, where: Jan. 23-Feb. 10, Studio Two, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus
Show times: previews 11 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 23) and 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 24); regular performances 11 a.m. Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20 Wednesdays, $30 Thursdays, $40 Fridays-Saturdays, $35 Sundays
Contact: 614-469-0939 or

Cirque du Soleil
Current show: Crystal
When, where: Jan. 23-27, Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $62-$120

Columbus Children’s Theatre
Current show: Pete the Cat
When, where: Jan. 16-Feb. 10, Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St., Columbus
Show times: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m., 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday; sensory-friendly performances noon Friday (Jan. 25) and 10 a.m. Feb. 2 (all tickets $14); audio-described performance 1 p.m. Feb. 2
Tickets: $23-$28, $18-$23 children (up to 18) and seniors (60-plus); all tickets $14 on Thrifty Thursdays
Contact: 614-224-6672 (CCT), 614-469-0939 (CAPA) or

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
When, where: Jan. 10-Feb. 3, 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

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)

Little Theatre Off Broadway
Current show: The Game’s Afoot
When, where: Jan. 18-Feb. 3, 3981 Broadway, Grove City
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $15, $12 seniors (60-plus), $10 students; all tickets $10 on Thrifty Thursday
Contact: 614-875-3919 or

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

Red Herring Theatre
Current show: Discord
When, where: Jan. 10-27, Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $25 in advance; pay more if you can, less if you can’t at the door
Contact: 614-723-9116 or

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Crazy Sexy Cool, Jan. 4-March 23; 7:30 p.m. select Fridays, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. select Saturdays, plus 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
Desire, Jan. 10-Feb. 17; show times: 7:30 p.m. select Thursdays, 2 and 7 p.m. select Sundays; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military
F*ck Cancer, Jan. 17-26; show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
Upcoming shows in Up Front:
Tuesdays With Mak & Winks: Actual Wolves, 8 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 22); tickets: $7
Hashtag Comedy: The Laugh Lotto, 8 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 23); tickets: $5
On Camera (live comedy recording to benefit Planned Parenthood), 8 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 24); tickets: $7
Quiz Box, 8 p.m. Friday (Jan. 25); tickets: $7
Friday Night Karaoke, 10 p.m. Fridays; tickets: free
Location: Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus
Contact: 614-416-7625 or

Stage Right Theatrics
Current show: Conservative Theatre Festival
When, where: Jan. 25-27, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., Columbus
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $10

Theatre Roundtable
Current Show: Awards Night 2019
When, where: 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 (pre-show reception with open bar and food starts at 6 p.m.), Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave., Columbus
Tickets: $15

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