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 and operator of downtown Columbus’ historic Ohio, Palace, and Southern Theatres, and manager of the Riffe Center Theatre Complex, Lincoln Theatre, and Shubert Theater (New Haven, CT), CAPA is a non-profit, award-winning presenter of national and international performing arts and entertainment.

Upcoming Events

Faithfully--A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Journey and Classic Rock 2-13-2016

Faithfully--A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Journey and Classic Rock

One of the most popular tribute acts in the US, Faithfully joins forces with the CSO to perform the mega hits of legendary rock band Journey, including Open Arms, Faithfully, Don't Stop Believin and Wheel in the Sky.

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Happy Hour 2: From Italy to Spain via Alaska 2-18-2016

Happy Hour 2: From Italy to Spain via Alaska

This colorful musical evening is comprised of works inspired by some of the best travel destinations-- Rome, Spain, and Alaska.

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Musical Postcards 2-19-2016 thru 2-20-2016

Musical Postcards

This glamorous musical journey begins in the rolling greenery of the Czech countryside (Smetana), stops in the shimmering sands of Egypt, offers a glimpse of expansive Alaskan landscapes (Adams), and views the ancient glories of Rome (Respighi) before concluding with the scintillating songs and danc

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Motown: The Musical 2-23-2016 thru 2-28-2016

Motown: The Musical

It began as one man's story... became everyone's music... and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey

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Puccini's La Boheme 3-2-2016 thru 3-6-2016

Puccini's La Boheme

Puccini's most popular opera, this immortal tale depicts the tragic love affair between penniless poet Rodolfo and his seamtress neighbor Mimi, living in a community of young, bohemian artists. First performed in 1896, it became the inspiration for the Broadway musical, Rent, winner of the 1996 Puli

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast 3-15-2016 thru 3-20-2016

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Tale as old as time, true as it can be. Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to you! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is fil

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Dvorak and Haydn 3-18-2016 thru 3-19-2016

Dvorak and Haydn

In his magnificent Symphony No. 7, set aside his usual practice of drawing upon his country's folk music and created a solid, mainstream symphony worthy of Brahms' approval. This concert also features an engaging cello concerto by Haydn performed by the principal cello of the Cleveland Orchestra, Ma

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Mendelssohn's Elijah 4-1-2016 thru 4-2-2016

Mendelssohn's Elijah

One of the supreme examples of music for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, Mendelssohn's glorious oratorio Elijah tells the story of the Old Testament prophet charged with bringing Israel back into God's fold. Stirring choruses, including Thanks be to God, and gorgeous arias abound in this uplifting

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Ben Folds 4-9-2016

Ben Folds

Multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter/producer Ben Folds first found mainstream success as the leader of the critically acclaimed Ben Folds Five. He has gone on to have a very successful solo career, recording multiple studio albums, a pair of records documenting his renowned live performances, a

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Upshaw Sings Mahler and Golijov 4-15-2016 thru 4-16-2016

Upshaw Sings Mahler and Golijov

Legendary soprano Dawn Upshaw displays her unsurpassed versatility, first with songs created especially for her by modern master Osvaldo Golijov, who has won a Grammy award and was hailed as Musical America's Composer of the Year, then by performing the role of a young angel praising the delights of

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