The Art of Dining by Tina Howe

Directed by PJ Aubrey

Sunday and Monday

August 8th and 9th, 7:00PM – 9:00PM

The Records Center -138 W. Chestnut St.

After a year of Door Dash and take-out, it is time to re-explore The Art of Dining. Everyone is invited to audition for this smart, fast-paced comedy by award-winning playwright Tina Howe.

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TLP is Serving Up a Delicious Comedy


Set in a chic suburban restaurant, The Art of Dining brings together a zany assortment of characters whose passion about food reflects their attitudes toward life and each other. Masterminding the fun is Cal, the owner and head waiter, who shuttles with frantic charm between his customers and Ellen, the chef extraordinaire who is also his wife. As the diners dig in their senses are unleashed, deeper hungers are revealed, and the audience is treated to an evening of comic mayhem. You don’t need to be a Food Network addict to enjoy what many critics feel is Tina Howe’s funniest play.

The show will be presented October 15,16, 22, 23, 24 on the beautiful stage in the event space at

Maria’s Mexican Restaurant

129 E. Main St.


********************    Tickets will go on sale September 15, 2021    ********************


Come Play with Us!

Join The Lancaster Playhouse for “Friday Night Live” during ArtWalk 2021 on Friday, July 23rd.  We're taking over the square near the gazebo with an improv talent show format and invite you to enjoy the fun. Two fast-paced shows - 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Aren’t we all ready for a few laughs? The evening also includes local spoken word artist, Arizona Hamm, performing an original poem. Make downtown your destination for ArtWalk 2021.

Friday Night Live” at the ArtWalk


The Lancaster Playhouse







Our New Location

Maria's - 129 E. Main St.

The Lancaster Playhouse has moved to Main Street in the historic first floor event space of

Maria's Mexican Restaurant

129 East Main Street

Downtown Lancaster

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Dates and times

will be announced soon!

Theatre Location

Maria's Mexican Restaurant


129 East Main St.

Lancaster, Ohio 43130


All downtown lots, including those at Fairfield Federal, are open to the public after 5pm on weekdays and after noon on Saturdays.