Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA)

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Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) 55 E. State St. Columbus, OH 43215 Work614-469-1045 Visit Web Site


Owner/operator of downtown Columbus’ magnificent, historic theatres (Ohio, Palace and Southern theatres) and manager of the Riffe Center Theatre Complex, Lincoln Theatre, Valentine Theatre (Toledo, OH) and Shubert Theater (New Haven, CT). CAPA is a not-for-profit, award-winning presenter of national and international performing arts and entertainment in operation for more than 40 years.

Upcoming Events

Schubert & Shostakovich 4-18-2015 thru 4-19-2015

Schubert & Shostakovich

ProMusica is pleased to welcome Welsh pianist and composer Huw Watkins in this dual role. The orchestra will present the U.S. debut of his piece Little Symphony. Watkins will then join the orchestra on stage as soloist in Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2.

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Chamber Music Columbus presents Emerson String Quartet 4-25-2015

Henry Purcell: Two fantasias Joseph Haydn: Quartet in G major, op. 33, no. 5 (H. III, 41) Benjamin Britten: Chacony, from Quartet No. 2 in C major, op. 36 Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in A minor, op. 132.

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Cooper-Bing Vocal Competition 4-26-2015

We've opened this international vocal competition to the public to give Columbus a sneak peek into the next generation of opera stars! See the finalists compete for cash prizes and the recognition every emerging artist needs. You can even cast a vote for your favorite singer!

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Broadway in Columbus: Sister Act 4-28-2015 thru 5-3-2015

Broadway in Columbus: Sister Act

Sister Act is Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it "Ridiculously fun," and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), S

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David & Vadim 5-9-2015 thru 5-10-2015

David & Vadim

Music Director David Danzmayr and Creative Partner and violinist VadimGluzman present a dynamic program that is not only the ProMusica standard of contemporary and classic but also American and European.

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anne: diary in dance 5-29-2015 thru 5-30-2015

anne: diary in dance

Based on the diary of Anne Frank CDT Artistic Director Tim Veach will choreograph the world premiere of anne: diary in dance as the culmination of CDT's 17th Anniversary Season, Passion and Compassion. I will explore the story and life of Anne Frank, and the incredible strength of the human spirit i

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La voix humaine: Pagliacci 6-3-2015 thru 6-7-2015

In Poulenc's La voix humaine, a desperate woman is shunned by her lover over the phone and stumbles through a minefield of emotions towards an uncertain fate. This captivating, 40-minute monodrama is performed in French with English supertitles. In the powerful and gut-wrenching Pagliacci, Canio and

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Broadway in Columbus: Once 6-9-2015 thru 6-14-2015

Broadway in Columbus: Once

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments on stage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a

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Divas: Dead or Alive 6-26-2015 thru 6-28-2015

This show honors all of our favorite female singers and icons, those who have left us and those who are still with us. We will be covering everything from early popular music, pop, and rock, to jazz, disco, country, and Broadway, not to mention our favorite GLBT artists. From our earliest icons, t

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