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Whether it's classical, dance, world music, or a show for the whole family, it's in our downtown theatres. CAPA's theatres are also home to many of Columbus' premier arts groups, as well as special events. Please click here to see more of what is coming to the CAPA theatres this season!
 

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Sir Noface LivesChad Calek Presents: Sir Noface Lives

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Southern Theatre | 8:00 pm

The documentary, SIR NOFACE, chronicles the Cockatoo Island investigation through eye witness accounts and Calek's own evaluation.

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Whose Live Anyway?Whose Live Anyway?

Friday, September 22, 2017
Davidson Theatre, Riffe Center | 8:00 pm

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud to present their new improv tour: WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?

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Monty PythonJohn Cleese & Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Ohio Theatre | 7:30 pm

Living comedy legend John Cleese heads to the Ohio Theatre for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A.

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The Lone BellowThe Lone Bellow

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Lincoln Theatre | 8:00 pm

Southern-born indie-folk group The Lone Bellow has created a sound that mixes folk sincerity, gospel fervor, and heavy metal thunder, but at its heart, they are about harmony—voices united in a lone bellow.

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School of RockSchool of Rock

October 10–15, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Based on the hit film, School of Rock is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “An inspiring jolt of energy, joy, and mad skillz!” (Entertainment Weekly).

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Buddy GuyBuddy Guy

October 11, 2017
Palace Theatre | 7:30 pm

Buddy Guy is a genuine American treasure and one of the final surviving connections to an historic era in the country's musical evolution. He keeps looking to the future of the blues through his ongoing work with his 18-year-old protégé, Quinn Sullivan

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Arlo GuthrieArlo Guthrie

October 19, 2017
Davidson Theatre, Riffe Center | 8:00 pm

Arlo Guthrie's music and humor represent a heartfelt testament to his wildly devoted friends and fans - both old and new.

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Alton BrownAlton Brown: Eat Your Science

Friday, October 20, 2017
Palace Theatre | 7:30 pm

Alton Brown has a knack for mixing together a perfect base of science, music, and food into two hours of pure entertainment.

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David SedarisAn Evening with David Sedaris

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Ohio Theatre | 8:00 pm

David Sedaris, best-selling author and humorist, will be appearing in Columbus for one night only in support of the May 2017 release of his newest book, a collection of diaries titled Theft by Finding Diaries (1977–2002).

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Peppa Pig Live!Peppa Pig Live!

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Ohio Theatre | 5:00 pm

Peppa Pig, the #1 Family show of 2016, is back with an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in Peppa Pig's Surprise!

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Postmodern JukeboxScott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

Mon, October 30, 2017
Southern Theatre | 7:30 pm

Delivering performances from a dynamic set list that keeps with today's pop charts, creator/producer Scott Bradlee hand picks musicians and vocalists from an ever-growing, rotating collective of talent with each member bringing something unique to the party.

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David SedarisShaping Sound

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Palace Theatre | 8:00 pm

Travis and SHAPING SOUND are back with their brand new show, After the Curtain. These visual musicians continue to dazzle audiences as they tell the story of a man fighting to find his creative voice after the death of his one true love.

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Simply ThreeSimply Three

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Lincoln Theatre | 8:00 pm

The electrifying trio of Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark, together known as Simply Three, has been captivating audiences worldwide with a multitude of genres that span Puccini and Gershwin to Adele, Coldplay, and Michael Jackson.

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November 7–12, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker, who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage.

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Wild Kratts LiveWild Kratts Live

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Ohio Theatre | 1:00 pm

Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, from the wildly popular PBS KIDS® television show, "come to real life" in a classic Wild Kratts story.

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A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol

Friday, November 24-26, 2017
Ohio Theatre

A Columbus tradition for more than 30 years, Nebraska Theatre Caravan returns with the national touring production of A Christmas Carol.

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Brain Candy LiveBrain Candy Live!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Palace Theatre | 7:30 pm

Savage and Stevens can't wait to unleash their collective sense of wonder, curiosity and fun and they're inviting you and your friends and family to join-in and get your minds messy.

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Over the RhineOver the Rhine

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Lincoln Theatre | 8:00 pm

"We see our catalog as our life's work. It's imperfect and broken, but we've also come to see our records as strangely beautiful and valid in their own way much like life itself.

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Hip Hop NutcrackerHip Hop Nutcracker

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Palace Theatre | 7:30 pm

A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary re-imagining of Tchaikovsky's timeless music performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ, and an electric violinist.

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George WinstonAn Evening with George Winston

December 6, 2017
Lincoln Theatre | 7:30 pm

Inspired by the seasons and topographies, George Winston's concerts feature a variety of styles including melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and stride piano.

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Dave KozDave Koz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour

December 8, 2017
Palace Theatre | 8:00 pm

This year's 20th anniversary tour promises to be extra-special, reuniting Koz with two members of the original lineup–David Benoit and Peter White–and Rick Braun, a guest on many of Dave's holiday jaunts, dating back to the early years.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed ReindeerRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

December 16–17, 2017
Palace Theatre

The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.

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Jim BrickmanJim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas

December 17, 2017
Southern Theatre | 4:00 pm

Grammy-nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman brings you the songs and sounds of the season in his 2017 holiday tour, A Joyful Noise.

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Paw Patrol Live!Paw Patrol Live!

December 28–30, 2017
Ohio Theatre

Paw Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue," based on Nickelodeon's hit preschool series "PAW Patrol," brings everybody's favorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure.

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Chicago"Chicago

February 6–11, 2018
Palace Theatre

Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great—a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

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An American in ParisAn American in Paris

March 6–March 11, 2018
Ohio Theatre

An American in Paris is the new Tony Award®-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.

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The King and IThe King and I

April 24–29, 2018
Ohio Theatre

One of Rodgers & Hammerstein's finest works, The King and I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as"Getting to Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Hello Young Lovers," "Shall We Dance," and "Something Wonderful."

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