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Shadowbox Live

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Address: 503 South Front St., Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: +1 614-265-7625
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00

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A great place for inclusive theatre

Being new to the area for an extended work assignment, we often look for new and interesting places to entertain ourselves. Shadowbox Live is one of those places and we're... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Jim H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Being new to the area for an extended work assignment, we often look for new and interesting places to entertain ourselves. Shadowbox Live is one of those places and we're glad we found and will return. Attending an "on the edge" Opera performance of La Boheme, we were enthralled with the venue. Watching a modern take on a classic opera... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Shadowbox Live is a great place to experience the performance arts at its very best. The performers are stakeholders in the company and also servers as wait staff, kitchen staff, and producers. They are ready to personalize your experience on birthdays or other special occasions in ways that are sure to make the evening memorable. If you are a newbie,... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wire and I went to the Shadowbox Live performance of the Shadow Zone, loosely based on the Twilight Zone. Skits with a guy who impersonated Rod Serling and others. The band was very good and played some old rock and newer songs. All the performers were very good. The food was pretty good and is served before the show... More 

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Orrville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I would have given out a five star positive on this but felt that I was pushed into purchasing reserved seats "so that we had a private table". When it was all said and done, I think we could have simply purchased 3 tickets for the show and not spent extra to reserve a table. For the 10:30pm Saturday show,... More 

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1 Thank linda r
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nine of us went to see The Best of Shadowbox 2016. We had a wonderful time. I recommend getting the theater by 5:30 for a 7:30 show. Make sure at least half of your party is in attendance. Get a seating number and then spend time at the bar before you get your table around 6:15. This venue is great... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

A unique ,artistic experience showcasing dedicated and talented actors and musicians in an interesting architectural setting. A must see while in Columbus! Great Bistro in front boasting a lovely bar with attentive service and delicious menu. Food and beverages are also available inside the theatre. Friendly Volunteers work throughout the show. Check out the Website to see additional ways this... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

A friend of mine got four free tickets to Front Street Funk at Shadowbox Live. We were all a bit skeptical at first, but it ended up being an amazing night! It was my first time there. It's a great little theater that serves dinner. All of us ordered nachos which were full of deliciousness and amazing toppings. I also... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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113 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I went to Shadowbox live for the first time and had a great experience. This is a restaurant with stage and the audience can enjoy the show having dinner. The band members wished people who were celebrating birthday/ anniversary singing songs and by wishing all. This makes it even a great place to celebrate the occasion with friends and family.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I went to Shadowbox Live for the first time and was pleasantly surprised. I saw best of Shadowbox 2016 and it was hilarious. It is definitely adult humor and I laughed most of the evening. Like reviewers before, it was similar to Saturday Night Live type by having several short comedic skits with live music throughout. The food was pretty,... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Have been to several shows/performances: LunchBox, Quiz Box and featured shows. Always a great time. very talented performers ( Love Amy and Ashley ), friendly staff, and good food. The specialty desserts are diet busters !

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