Now Onstage in Central Ohio

Actors’ Theatre
Current show: The Shakespeare Underground
When, where: 7 p.m. (doors open) third Monday of each month, Tatoheads Public House, 1297 Parsons Ave.
Upcoming performances:
▪ Nov. 19: Mystery Bouffe
▪ Dec. 17: Exiles
Contact: 614-444-6888 or

Columbus Civic Theater
Current show: Macbeth
When, where: Oct. 25-Nov. 18, 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)

Ember Women’s Theatre
Current show: Love, Loss, and What I Wore
When, where: Nov. 2-17, MadLab Theatre and Gallery, 227 N. Third St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Tickets: $20
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Little Theatre Off Broadway
Current show: Gramercy Ghost
When, where: Nov. 2-18, 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

Current shows: 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 dates: Nov. 13 and 27, Dec. 11
Deuces Wild dates: Nov. 20, Dec. 18
Tickets: $8
Contact: 614-221-5418 or

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

Ohio State Theatre
Current show: Legally Blonde, the Musical
When, where: Nov. 8-18, Thurber Theatre, Drake Center, 1849 Cannon Drive, Columbus
Show times: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $25; $20 faculty, staff, Alumni Association members and senior citizens; $15 students and children
Contact: 614-292-2295 or

Red Herring Theatre
Current show: Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune
When, where: Nov. 8-25, Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (no show Nov. 22), 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $25 in advance, pay what you want at the door
Contact: 614-723-9116 or

Shadowbox Live
Current shows:
Holiday Hoopla, Nov. 15-Dec. 29; show times: 7:30 p.m. select Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. select Fridays-Saturdays; tickets: $25-$40, $20-$35 students/seniors/military
Cratchit, Nov. 25-Dec. 23; show times: 2 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays; tickets: $25, $20 students/seniors/military, $10 children (12 and under)
Holiday Lunchbox, Dec. 4-21; show times: 1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays (doors at noon); tickets: $10-$15, $5-$10 students/seniors/military
Upcoming shows in Up Front:
Tuesdays With Mak & Winks: Just F—ing Kill Me Already (one-man show with Dustin Meadows), 8 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 13); tickets: $7
Hashtag Comedy, 8 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 14); tickets: $5
Captain Show’s 3-for-7 Comedy Buffet, 8 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 15); tickets: $7
TBD: The Improvised Musical, 8 p.m. Friday (Nov. 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

Short North Stage
Current show: The Rocky Horror Show
When, where: Oct. 11-Nov. 25 (extended), Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St., Columbus
Show times: 8 p.m. Friday, 5 and 9 p.m. Saturday (no shows Nov. 24), 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $35
Also showing: La Cage Aux Follies
When, where: Nov. 1-25, Garden Theater Green Room
Show times: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $30-$44; onstage table seats with cocktail service: $30
Contact: 614-725-4042 or

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