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Zombies from The Beyond (at Dark Monday)

Book, music and lyrics by James Valcq
Directed by Heather Schultz
Stage Manager Kirsten Peninger

Dark Monday (a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS)
Monday, June 29, 2015 at 8:00pm
Garden Theatre, 1187 North High Street, Columbus (Short North)
Tickets $20. Order online at the Short North Stage website.


Laura Dachenbach, Sean Felder, Jody Hepp, Tony Ludovico, Keith Robinson, Julie C. Russell, & Heather Schultz

The Cold War and space race paranoia threaten the good folks at the fictional Milwaukee Space Center when a flying saucer lands in the city. Taking its cue from pulp movies popular at the time, Zombies from The Beyond brings the 1950s nostalgically and hilariously to life.

Dark Monday is a celebration of Columbus theatre, a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Special Host Nina West introduces performances from many of the region's theatre companies, including CATCO, Columbus Children's Theatre, Columbus Entertainment Productions 4 Charity, Curtain Players, Emerald City Players, Imagine Productions, King Avenue Players, Pickerington Community Theatre, Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital, Short North Stage, SNAP! Performance Productions, SRO Theatre Company, Vaud-Villities, Weathervane Playhouse, Westerville Civic Theatre.


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Curtain Players is an award-winning theater serving the central-Ohio area. We have been routinely recognized by AACT, OCTA, and Theatre Roundtable for our tradition of excellence. Learn more about who we are!
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A Message from the President

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Creating a Legacy
Updated: February 1, 2015

Recent News

  • Spotlight: Season Tickets Now On Sale
  • Jun 29: Neil Aring Curtain's Volunteer of the Year
  • Jun 29: Six Receive Audience Choice Awards
  • Jun 25: Curtain Among 20 Theatres at 'Dark Monday'
  • Jun 25: Kate Cremean 'Zombies' Music Director
  • Jun 24: Season 52 Party Sunday Eve June 28
  • Jun 19: Ticket Prices Steady in Season 53
  • Jun 18: Director Names 'Zombies' Cast, Crew
  • Jun 15: 'Cat' Earns 3 Honors at OCTA Showcase
  • Jun 09: Curtain Seeks Plays for 'Simply Staged'
  • See all Curtain Players news. >

In the Spotlight

Season Tickets Now On Sale

Curtain Players season ticket packages for its 2015-2016 production year are now on sale.

Season tickets are available only by calling the Curtain Players patron line at 614 360 1000 during a special advance sales week June 24-30.

There is no price increase for the season subscriptions — a ticket plan in which patrons purchase the same seats for the same performances for each of the six productions on the Season 53 schedule. Season ticket prices remain priced at $90 for adults and $80 for senior citizens and students. A season subscription saves $15 on the cost of individual tickets to the six productions.

Season tickets may be ordered on line on this website beginning Wednesday July 1.

The Curtain Players 2015-2016 season includes the musical comedy Zombies from The Beyond; the Ohio premiere of the family drama The Outgoing Tide; the holiday story It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play; the drama Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean; the comedy classic You Can’t Take It With You; and the comedy The Skin of Our Teeth.

Curtain Players is also selling flex ticket packages (in bundles of four) and individual tickets to each of the six shows on line beginning July 1.