La Comedia Dinner Theatre

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La Comedia Dinner Theatre
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La Comedia Dinner Theatre
Address 765 W. Central Ave.
Springboro, OH 45066
United States
Coordinates 39°33′44″N 84°15′33″W / 39.56223°N 84.25920°W / 39.56223; -84.25920
Owner Dave and Joe Adkins
Type Off-Off Broadway
Dinner Theatre
Capacity 612
Opened 1975, January 28
Years active 34
Website
http://www.lacomedia.com/
La Comedia Dinner Theatre storefront

La Comedia Dinner Theatre is located in Springboro, Ohio. La Comedia is one of the nation's largest professional dinner theaters with Broadway-style productions. 2009 marks the 34th season. The theatre produces between 6 and 9 productions each year and also hosts music groups for short gigs. Guests are first served dinner buffet style and the show follows about an hour and a half later. Shows run for about 6 to 8 weeks.

La Comedia opened January 28, 1975 with the production of 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' under the direction of Dub Narramore.[1] One of the first advertisements for the dinner theatre announced an "Exciting dinner and a Live Professional Broadway Stage Play", "both for only $6.65".[2] At age 27, Joe Mitchell was the original producer and owner of La Comedia Dinner Theatre until he sold the establishment in 1987.

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  1. ^ Hamilton Journal News September 25, 1974 page 31
  2. ^ Hamilton Journal News September 25, 1974 page 18

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