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Shadowbox Live

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Address: 503 S Front St, Columbus, OH 43215-5666
Phone Number:
+1 614-265-7625
17:00 - 23:00
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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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Always a blast!

This is always a fun place to have a great time. The Freak drink is awesome, the food is so good (pizzas are great).

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Megan D
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is always a fun place to have a great time. The Freak drink is awesome, the food is so good (pizzas are great).

Thank Megan D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have never been disappointed in any show I have seen at Shadow Box live. The band is amazing The cast is unbelievable. If you are thinking about going .. just do it.

Thank Sam M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Best New Year's Eve I've ever had. Fun, fun, fun entertainment. The performers energy is amazing and contagious. You cannot NOT have a good time!

Thank Michele T
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

Thank Jim H
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20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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 

2 Thank ML M
Columbus, Ohio
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318 reviews
87 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 

1 Thank LJ K
Orrville, Ohio
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162 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 

1 Thank linda r
Columbus, Ohio
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81 reviews
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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 

Thank Karen P
Lancaster, Ohio
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265 reviews
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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 

Thank Bobbi58
Columbus, Ohio
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20 reviews
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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 

1 Thank Jordan T

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