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“Great date for laughs, drinks and music”
Review of Shadowbox Live

Shadowbox Live
Ranked #24 of 157 things to do in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

Located in the brewery district in great venue, Shadowbox is the perfect all in one date. A bar in the waiting area helps you pass time until your seats are available and helps set the mood for the night. Once in the theatre servers take additional orders for drinks and food to be delivered before or during the show. With alternating music by the always instrumentally impressive house band and hilarious skits, the shows 2 hour format flies by. Tickets are expensive but worth it considering the price paid for other local theatre options and the level of entertainment. Food is above normal bar fare and not too expensive. Shadowbox is really worth checking out especially at Christmastime for their Holiday Hoopla shows.

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Reviewed November 17, 2012

We attended the Chicago musical production at the Shadowbox last Sunday evening. Really enjoyed the show, with singing and acting quite good. It was amazing being so close to the production that you cold see every nuance of the actors. Roxie was a hoot, quite fabulous acting and facial expressions. Be aware that the menu is limited, so don't bring a busting appetite or you may be disappointed. Basically what you will find on the menu are snacks, sandwiches, and finger foods. We ordered several pizzas and they were quite good, although small. One semi-hungry teenager alone could easily pack away a whole pizza. We love the new location of Shadowbox in the downtown brewery district. There is a parking garage just east across the street and there were other customers headed that same direction after the show so we felt safe. The garage is nicely lighted. By the way, we went to the show as part of a 30th birthday celebration and had a round table on the floor that all 7 of us fit around with plenty of room. There's not a bad seat in the room, just turn your chair around for the show.

2  Thank OhioTravelers9663
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

The Shadowbox provides some of the best entertainment in Columbus. The shows are funny and edgy - in a great small theatre atmosphere where the actors interact with the guests. They might even fill your drink orders. The house band was always very impressive.

Thank travelwitch
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

Great theatre, food and location of seats. Only negative is long time to be seated, but there is a bar in the "wait area"

Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Shadowbox has really taken off in their new location. More variety and more showtimes. I love their building. The parking can be sketchy, especially coming out there in the dark of night. I am looking forward to their Vampire's Ball on Halloween night and if you have never been to Shadowbox you should try it because it is very fun. It's like Saturday night live, sketch comedy with good music thrown in.

Thank Travelcrazy311
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