Spend an enjoyable hour with fascinating people from Ohio's past in the intimate setting of museum theatre.
These characters will connect their times to yours by sharing their life stories. These are charming and engaging performances that are appropriate for all ages and wheelchair accessible. Performances are free with museum admission every Saturday at 1:00 and 3:00 pm.
April 5, 12, 19 and 26
House Calls: When the Doctor Came to You
The relationship between doctors and patients was different in the 1950s. Doctors made house calls then, and there was trust between physicians and patients. Both times and ailments have changed. Come back to a simpler time when doctors knew your first name, those of your children, and more importantly, your address and the color scheme of your living room. Ronald St Pierre of Westerville portrays Dr. Burton of small town America in the 1950s.
May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
When the Circus Came to Town
In 1872, the three Sells brothers joined together and started a circus. The circus was long maintained in Columbus in an area called Sellsville. Listen as a circus member describes her experiences.
June 7, 14, 21 and 28
Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: The Civil War in 1864
Listen as a civilian citizen recollects the hills of hope and valleys of despair that made up the civil war years.