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Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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July 2019

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July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 6:01 pm
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Monthly event at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until July 6, 2019
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Fright Nite Friday with Fritz

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Return to the days of Nite Owl Theatre as local legend Fritz the Nite Owl hosts a special Fright Nite Friday presentation of Jaws (1975) on Friday, July 12. After a live introduction from Fritz, fans will launch into a full episode of Nite Owl Theatre complete with era-appropriate, retro commercials and Fritz’s signature breaks loaded with trivia-tastic tomfoolery and campy special effects.

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September 2019

Twisted 3

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
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September 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm
September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm
September 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Co-produced with BalletMet, CAPA, and Opera Columbus Program: Stravinsky - Petrushka Puccini - Gianni Schicchi Riisager – Selections from Études Stravinsky’s Petrushka is so familiar in the concert hall that it’s easy to forget that it was originally conceived as a breathtaking theatrical spectacle—a tale of love and death at a Russian Shrovetide Fair. We place the musicians of the Columbus Symphony inside the fairground, turn conductor Rossen Milanov into a magician, and with puppets, performers, and live filmmaking, make Petrushka and his fellow-marionettes come startlingly alive.

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TWISTED 3: Masterworks 1

September 26 @ 11:30 pm - 11:31 pm
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September 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm
September 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm
September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm
September 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

Stravinsky’s Petrushka is so familiar in the concert hall that it’s easy to forget that it was originally conceived as a breathtaking theatrical spectacle—a tale of love and death at a Russian Shrovetide Fair. We place the musicians of the Columbus Symphony inside the fairground, turn conductor Rossen Milanov into a magician, and with puppets, performers, and live filmmaking, make Petrushka and his fellow-marionettes come startlingly alive.

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October 2019

American Festival

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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October 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Laquita Mitchell, soprano Zoie Reams, mezzo-soprano Joshua Blue, tenor Malcolm Marrieweather, baritone Dashon Burton, bass   Program: Moravec - Sanctuary Road Gershwin - Porgy and Bess: A Concert of Songs The American Festival is inspired by two scores that address deeply moving and important moments in this country’s history. Sanctuary Road is an oratorio based on the writings of Underground Railroad conductor William Still who helped nearly 800 slaves escape to freedom and meticulously and compassionately documented…

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American Festival: Masterworks 2

October 11 @ 11:30 pm - 11:31 pm
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October 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm
October 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

The American Festival is inspired by two scores that address deeply moving and important moments in this country’s history. Sanctuary Road is an oratorio with text by Mark Campbell based on the writings of Underground Railroad conductor William Still who helped nearly 800 slaves escape to freedom and meticulously and compassionately documented their lives. Gershwin embodies the love story of Porgy and Bess with unforgettable tunes and captivating rhythms.

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November 2019

The Romantic Cello

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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November 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Pablo Ferrández, cello Program: Torres - Tres Pinturas Velazqueñas Elgar - Cello Concerto Brahms - Symphony No. 3 The intimate voice of the cello finds one of its most glorious and moving embodiments in Elgar’s Cello Concerto. The sparkling orchestration of Torres’ Tres Pinturas Velazqueñasis an aural reflection of three of the most famous paintings by Diego Velázquez. Brahms’ music is timeless and universal, and hearing this rarely performed masterwork will transport you to a world of passion and beauty.

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The Romantic Cello: Masterworks 3

November 1 @ 11:30 pm - 11:31 pm
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November 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm
November 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

The intimate voice of the cello finds one of its most glorious and moving embodiments in Elgar’s Cello Concerto. The sparkling orchestration of Torres’ Tres Pinturas Velazqueñasis an aural reflection of three of the most famous paintings by Diego Velázquez. Brahms’ music is timeless and universal, and hearing this rarely performed masterwork will transport you to a world of passion and beauty.

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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

November 30 @ 12:30 am - 12:31 am
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November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm
November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm
November 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm
December 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm
December 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$22 – $37

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of this beloved annual tradition in Columbus, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan returns over Thanksgiving weekend with its stunning production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. This timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his search for the true spirit of Christmas captures every detail of the classic holiday story, from the spine-chilling ghosts to the gorgeous renditions of traditional British carols. Crotchety Scrooge, lovable Tiny Tim, and all the fascinating characters that audiences have come to love,…

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December 2019

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

December 14 @ 12:00 am - 12:01 am
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December 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm
December 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm
December 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$22 – $50

The beloved TV classic soars off the screen and onto the stage as Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph come to life in an adventure about what makes you different is what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.

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January 2020

Russian Winter Festival I: Natasha Returns

January 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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January 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm
January 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Natasha Paremski, piano  Program: Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky - Manfred Natasha Paremski returns to perform Rachmaninoff’s first piano concerto with guaranteed passion and brilliant technique. The rarely performed and powerful Manfred symphony will reveal the dramatic genius of Tchaikovsky through a dramatic and deeply moving interpretation of Byron’s poem.

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Russian Winter Festival I: Natasha Returns: Masterworks 5

January 11, 2020 @ 12:30 am - 12:31 am
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January 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm
January 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm
January 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

Natasha Paremski returns to perform Rachmaninoff’s first piano concerto with guaranteed passion and brilliant technique. The rarely performed and powerful Manfred symphony will reveal the dramatic genius of Tchaikovsky through a dramatic and deeply moving interpretation of Byron’s poem.

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Russian Winter Festival II: Exotic Masterpieces: Masterworks 6

January 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:01 pm
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January 24, 2020 at 10:00 am
January 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm
January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

Russia spans multiple time zones and cultures, and Russian composers have always had a special interest in portraying the exoticism of distant lands and delivering an unsurpassed melodic beauty combined with orchestral splendor and virtuosity. The unabridged version of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture will bring the evening to an apotheosis.

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Russian Winter Festival II: Exotic Masterpieces

January 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Program: Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije Borodin - Polovtsian Dances Rimski-Korsakov - Suite from The Golden Cockerel Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture Russia spans multiple time zones and cultures, and Russian composers have always had a special interest in portraying the exoticism of distant lands and delivering an unsurpassed melodic beauty combined with orchestral splendor and virtuosity. The unabridged version of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture will bring the evening to an apotheosis.

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February 2020

The Columbus Symphony Benefit Concert

February 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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For the second year, the Columbus Symphony will perform an extraordinary, one-night-only concert to support its education programs. Proceeds directly support the CSO’s education initiatives that share the joy, wonder, and power of classical music with more than 23,000 children, teachers, and their families each year.

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Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony with Cameron Carpenter

February 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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February 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Cameron Carpenter, organ  Program: Jongen - Sinfonia Concertante Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3, “Organ” Iconic organ soloist Cameron Carpenter will star in Jongen’s impressionist masterpiece. Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 will showcase the Ohio Theatre’s powerful “Mighty Morton” pipe organ - one of the best instruments of its kind in the country.

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Chihuly Festival: Music Frozen in Glass

February 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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February 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Nancy Maultsby, soprano Mark Schnaible, bass-baritone  Program: Strauss - Death and Transfiguration Bartók - Bluebeard’s Castle Inspired by the legend of Bluebeard, Bartók’s iconic opera thriller fuses with celebrated glass artist Dale Chihuly to reveal seven new glass sculptures on stage that represent each character as they open the secret doors of their past.

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Music Frozen in Glass Festival: Masterworks 8

February 29, 2020 @ 12:30 am - 12:31 am
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February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
February 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

Inspired by the legend of Bluebeard, Bartók’s iconic opera thriller fuses with celebrated glass artist Dale Chihuly to reveal seven new glass sculptures on stage that represent each character as they open the secret doors of their past.

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Chihuly Festival: Bluebeard’s Castle | Masterworks 8

February 29, 2020 @ 12:30 am - 12:31 am
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February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
February 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

Inspired by the legend of Bluebeard, Bartók’s iconic opera thriller fuses with celebrated glass artist Dale Chihuly to reveal seven new glass sculptures on stage that represent each character as they open the secret doors of their past.

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March 2020

Peaks of Beauty and Devotion: Masterworks 9

March 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:01 pm
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March 6, 2020 at 10:00 am
March 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
March 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

The music of the Austrian Romantic composer Anton Bruckner is a powerful, spiritual experience encompassing majestic brass chorales, lyrical beauty, and shining climaxes. The mercurial American artist Joshua Roman performs his own evocative Cello Concerto.

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Peaks of Beauty and Devotion

March 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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March 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Joshua Roman, cello  Program: Roman - Cello Concerto Bruckner - Symphony No. 7  The music of the Austrian Romantic composer Anton Bruckner is a powerful, spiritual experience encompassing majestic brass chorales, lyrical beauty, and shining climaxes. The mercurial American artist Joshua Roman performs his own evocative Cello Concerto.

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Beethoven at 250: An Apotheosis of Energy

March 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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March 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Larry Rachleff, conductor Yoo Jin Jang, violin  Program: Brahms - Violin Concerto Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 “Beethoven at 250” is a celebration of the genius of Ludwig van Beethoven and his long-reaching influence on the way we hear music. The Seventh Symphony is a unique work that explores the hypnotic interplay between rhythm and energy, delivering an unmatched effect of musical exuberance. Brahms’ music continues Beethoven’s traditions. His Violin Concerto is a work of extraordinary beauty, intensity, and technical…

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Beethoven at 250: An Apotheosis of Energy: Masterworks 10

March 20, 2020 @ 11:30 pm - 11:31 pm
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March 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm
March 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

“Beethoven at 250” is a celebration of the genius of Ludwig van Beethoven and his long-reaching influence on the way we hear music. The Seventh Symphony is a unique work that explores the hypnotic interplay between rhythm and energy, delivering an unmatched effect of musical exuberance. Brahms’ music continues Beethoven’s traditions. His Violin Concerto is a work of extraordinary beauty, intensity, and technical demands on the soloist.

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The Rite of Spring

March 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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March 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Cristina Pato, bagpipes  Program: Mazzoli - Sinfonia Vasquez - Widows of the Living and the Dead Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring (McPhee) The revolutionary ballet The Rite of Spring never fails to inspire with its pagan melodies and earthy rhythms. Missy Mazzoli, composer in residence with Chicago Symphony, is one of the classical music world’s fastest-rising composing talents. Cristina Pato’s magnetic stage presence and virtuosity showcases the bagpipes as a concert instrument in its own right.

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The Rite of Spring: Masterworks 11

March 27, 2020 @ 11:30 pm - 11:31 pm
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March 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm
March 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

The revolutionary ballet The Rite of Spring never fails to inspire with its pagan melodies and earthy rhythms. Missy Mazzoli, composer in residence with Chicago Symphony, is one of the classical music world’s fastest-rising composing talents. Cristina Pato’s magnetic stage presence and virtuosity showcases the bagpipes as a concert instrument in its own right.

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April 2020

Beethoven at 250: The Ninth Symphony

April 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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April 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Rossen Milanov, conductor Meroë Khalia Adeeb, soprano Quinn Middleman, mezzo-soprano Dennis Shuman, tenor Brent Michael Smith, bass Columbus Symphony Chorus – Ronald J. Jenkins, chorus director  Program: Verdi – Stabat Mater Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 The crowning achievement of Beethoven’s symphonic output—a work like no other in scale, spiritual message, and ability to unite people—the Ninth Symphony will combine the forces of the Columbus Symphony and Columbus Symphony Chorus for a grand season finale.

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Beethoven at 250: The Ninth Symphony: Masterworks 12

April 17, 2020 @ 11:30 pm - 11:31 pm
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April 17, 2020 at 7:30 pm
April 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Free – $10

The crowning achievement of Beethoven’s symphonic output—a work like no other in scale, spiritual message, and ability to unite people—the Ninth Symphony will combine the forces of the Columbus Symphony and Columbus Symphony Chorus for a grand season finale.

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Wicked the Musical

April 23, 2020 @ 11:30 pm - 11:31 pm
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Daily event at 7:30 pm, repeating until May 10, 2020
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$84 – $200

Wicked the Musical will be showing at the Ohio Theatre in Columbus, OH from April 22, 2020 through May 10, 2020. Show tickets for any of the performances are on sale now at ClickitTicket. Experience the friendship between Elphaba, the future Wicked Witch of the West, and Galinda, later Glinda, the Good Witch of the North from the famed Wizard of Oz. This wonderous musical comes alive with memorable characters and songs and lyrics composed by Stephen Schwartz. 

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