THE REMAINDER OF PRESS START! PERFORMANCES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS.

ABOUT THE SHOW

Be transported to the bright, pixelated world of classic Nintendo and Sega video games! When the famous characters we know and love run out of lives, they decide to put on a musical fundraiser that will help them raise gold rings and play on through hilarious and heartfelt musical numbers. But when things go terribly awry, it’s the quiet sidekick Little Mushroom who must find the hero within to help save the day!

Ohio premiere.

March 6-15, 2020

ABOUT THE SHOW

Be transported to the bright, pixelated world of classic Nintendo and Sega video games! When the famous characters we know and love run out of lives, they decide to put on a musical fundraiser that will help them raise gold rings and play on through hilarious and heartfelt musical numbers. But when things go terribly awry, it’s the quiet sidekick Little Mushroom who must find the hero within to help save the day!

Ohio premiere.

March 6-15, 2020

BOOK BY:
Denver Casado & Brian Dawson

MUSIC AND LYRICS BY:
Denver Casado

Friday, March 6 – 10 am (School Matinee Performance)

Friday, March 6 – 7 pm

Saturday, March 7 – 1 pm

Saturday, March 7 – 2:30 pm

Sunday, March 8 – 1 pm

Sunday, March 8 – 2:30 pm

Friday, March 13 – 10 am (School Matinee Performance)

Friday, March 13 – 7 pm

Saturday. March 14 – 1 pm

Saturday, March 14 – 2:30 pm

Saturday, March 14 – 4 pm (Sensory Friendly Performance)

Sunday, March 15 – 1 pm

Sunday, March 15 – 2:30 pm

Adults: $15

Kids: $12

For all subscription/membership renewals and tickets purchased on or after July 1, 2019, and for events taking place in the City of Columbus, a 5% ticket fee will be applied. The Columbus arts and culture fee will be applied to for- and nonprofit arts, sports, and entertainment tickets and admissions in the City of Columbus. The Columbus Arts & Culture Fee helps make the arts available to all by funding free festivals and events, exemplary artists, arts organizations, and programs that educate and engage audiences throughout Greater Columbus.

CHARACTER ACTOR
Young Adventurer Nick Sanchez-Zarkos
Marco the Plumber Sam Hardjono
Speedy the Hedgehog Cali Russell
Megakid Claire Christie
Karate Guy Kaiden Walker
LeBron James Bobby Loyd
Spikey Turtle Preston Hudson
Mad Scientist Emmett Hamm
Evil Robot Emma Shachter
Slimy Alien Izzy Vatter
Generic Ghost Cameron Krisiewicz
Zombie Claire Richey
Little Mushroom Katie Hjorstberg
Lorenzo the Plumber Grace Hardjono
Helpful Dinosaur Lizzie Huelskamp
Fairy Guide Kalie Walker
Paws the Fox Carson Williams
K9  JT Foley
Princess Pomegranate Jillian Christie
Pac Anne Boula Ross
Square Builder Eve Danielle Nugent
Angry Bird/Giuseppe Jillian Reeb
POSITION CREW NAME
Director Andrew Protopapas
Music Director Quinton Jones
Choreographer Tiffany Frost Leider
Stage Manager Ashlyn Keska
Scenic Designer Jon Baggs
Lighting Designer Rowan Winterwood
Costume Designer Debbie Hamrick
Props Master Jennifer Maynard
Technical Director Chase Holt

CATCO is Kids will present a sensory friendly performance of Press Start! on Saturday, March 14, at 4 pm. The experience will be modified to be more comfortable and accessible to audience members with social and sensory disabilities, which can include, but are not limited to, autism. The performance is presented in partnership with Autism Society Central Ohio and is sponsored by PNC.

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