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Play to spoof Harry Potter in Columbus

Jefferson Turner (left) and Daniel Clarkson wrote and star in "Potted Potter," a parody play of the Harry Potter series coming to Columbus.
Credit: Courtesy of Courtesy of Brian Friedman

For many students, J.K. Rowling’s story of Harry Potter, a boy-turned-wizard, is part of their own history. “I don’t know if you’ve heard about it, but it’s really good,” said actor and writer Daniel Clarkson with a chuckle. Some might recall late nights spent waiting ...

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Students put their own spin on ‘Richard II’

While William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” might not be adept at handling finances — wrongfully taking money from his subjects to finance a war — Ohio State’s English department has managed to produce four sold-out performances of the play with a single donation. Last academic year, ...

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Columbus theater company lets its ‘Hair’ down

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Wild hair, nude hippies and a slew of angst-filled political and social movements only begin to create the provocative tone for the colorful rock musical “Hair.” Columbus theater company Standing Room Only will bring the musical to the city beginning this weekend, featuring a cast ...

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