Westerville Parks and Recreation is committed to the arts, introducing murals, sculptures, photography exhibits, concerts, theater, and even art-inspired playgrounds to bring people together and initiate community conversations.
Our Civic Theatre program attracts 10,000+ annually to performances and classes. In 2018, the Department Theater swept all BroadwayWorld.com awards - and was recognized as ‘Theater of the Year’. Take a look at what's in store for 2019.
DISNEY AND CAMERON MACKINTOSH'S MARY POPPINS
Everyones favorite “practically perfect” nanny takes the stage in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, has delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
July 25 - July 28
Westerville Central High School
Tickets go on sale June 10 at www.westerville.org/registration.
DISNEY'S ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR.
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR. is a fast-paced take on the classic tale the whole family will enjoy.
Thursday, May 30 to Sunday, June 2
Alum Creek Amphitheater
All shows begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets are now on sale at www.westerville.org/registration.
ART COMES ALIVE
Public Art in Westerville
Throughout the City, you will find a variety of public art installations from a monarch mural in Uptown to sculptures at the Westerville Sports Complex. With so much art to see, consider taking a self-guided sculpture tour to soak it all in: Public Art in Westerville Spaces Map [pdf]
"A Celebration of Life" - The Cobert C. Collins Collection
Cobert C. Collins sculptures span four continents, a dozen countries, more than 3,000 private and public facilities and are on display in Westerville. A large portion of Collins' work was given to the Westerville Parks Foundation in partnership with the Cobert C. Collins Memorial Sculpture Fund, LLC. For additional information this collection, visit www.cobertccollinssculptures.com.