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Shadowbox Live

Address: 503 South Front St., Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: (614) 265-7625
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Ranked #25 of 212 things to do in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Attraction details
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Zanesville, Ohio
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186 reviews 186 reviews
60 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We came to the Shadowbox on Saturday to see Sex at the Box. We have enjoyed every one of the sketch comedies we have seen. The staff are friendly and very organized. The shows are laugh out loud funny. I would recommend the Shadowbox to anyone with a good sense of humor.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Shadowbox Live is known for its Unique performance-arts venue & cafe staging rock musicals & sketch comedies in daytime & evening. We have been to many of their performances and love the "Saturday Nite Live" type of comedy in their sketches. They offer unique food - always good- but the fun part is that the wait staff is made up... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Took our teens for Holiday hoopla. Great show! My stomach hurt the next day from all the laughing! A must see in Columbus!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Excellent service - waiters, greeters, table runners, are all members of the cast, which is really cool. Very friendly, and helpful. Food was quickly served after being ordered. Limited menu choices for those looking for healthier options - menu available on web site. Talented performers - actors, actresses, musicians all quite talented Clean facility

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Columbus, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I and my work peers went here today for an end of year team outing. The food was excellent. It was a private buffet with a good variety of mostly healthy food options. Obviously the portions were perfect since it was buffet style. The entertainment followed and was probably a PG13 rating. With the Christmas holiday themed "lunchbox", there were... More 

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Norwalk, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This brewery district gem knocks it out of the park with every performance. The house band is fabulous, backing up some really great vocal work. The comedy sketches are original and fresh. Best part is the price. You can't get better entertainment cheaper.

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Grove City, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We have seen several shows at Shadowbox. Edgy comedy skits and great music. Good food and drink. 1st timers get special attention.

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Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I went on November 9 and didn't know what to expect. I was captivated! Whether you are an arts aficionado or not, you will find this to be a totally original, unique experience. They take works of art from the Columbus Museum of Art and explain their meanings though original music and dance. This show would make a bundle of... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We frequent the Shadowbox. The live band, BillWho, rocks it out. The sketches can be of adult nature as can the language, this is not for the closed minded, rather a great time relatively inexpensive and it the best few hours you'll spend with either your special one, or with a group since the tables seat 8. Parking was good,... More 

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Galion, Ohio
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I am sure that am probably in the minority regarding my experience at Shadowbox Live based on other reviews. The introduction, show and other parts of the experience were frankly “crass.” It could be that I’m just not into the type of approach and humor used at the Shadowbox Live. I think the actors and singers had a lot of... More 

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