Local Theatre: Zooman and the Sign


L-R Tony Roseboro, Ricardo Jones, Demia Kandi, and Sean Winbush

In our continued effort to support local theatre, we are pleased to announce Zooman and the Sign presented by PAST Productions Columbus.

Zooman and the Sign, by Pulitzer prize winning playwright Charles Fuller, is set in Philadelphia, and concerns the violent actions of a young man terrorizing a neighborhood. The father of one of his victims feels that neighbors witnessed the crime, but will not come forward in fear of reprisal. He erects a sign accusing his neighbors of cowardice.

When: October 30 & 31; November 6 & 7

Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center 549 Franklin Ave.Columbus Oh 43215

Performances at 7 PM. Special matinee performances with cast talk back at 2 pm on October 31 and November 7.

Tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com

MARGIE, A World Premiere

Cast Photo via 549 Productions

Cast Photo via 549 Productions


September 27, 2015
Contact: Angela Palazzolo

MARGIE, World Premiere / Opening October 2 at CPAC, Columbus

A woman with a sudden, tragic loss strives to once again embrace life

549 Productions presents Margie, opening October 2, 2015, at The Columbus Performing Arts Center. This new one-act play by actors/playwrights Christoper Scotti and Angela Palazzolo reveals the struggle of a woman as she puts her life back together following a startling loss.

Original music and lyrics by Christopher Scotti accent the story.

About Margie, director Joe Bishara says, “I am honored and excited to collaborate with the creators of this touching play with music on its world premiere. Margie, whose early dreams in life were unfulfilled, suffers a sudden, tragic loss. With the help of her son, her teacher and others, she eventually moves forward to embrace her future.”

549 Productions will present Margie in the Van Fleet Theatre, located in The Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 2, and Saturday, October 3, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday October 4.

An audience talkback will follow directly after each performance.

Tickets are $8 for all performances and can be purchased through the website 549productions.brownpapertickets.com Tickets also can be purchased at the door (cash only), based on availability. Doors open 30 minutes prior to performance. Free parking for all performances in lot immediately across from theatre. For more information, contact P549information@aol.com

Appearing in the play are Christopher Scotti (Earnest) and Angela Palazzolo (Margie) (co- producers, 549 Productions, and co-authors of Margie), Andrew Protopapas (Andrew), Kerbie Minor (Claire), Bradley Davis Barbin (Joe), and Linda Goodwin (Karen).

The director, Joe Bishara, is the Associate Producing Director at CATCO. He has worked at regional theatres across the Midwestern United States as an award-winning actor, director and producer.

About 549 Productions

549 Productions was formed by Christoper Scotti and Angela Palazzolo to give voice to original works.