1. Broadway Across America presents Wicked (June 5-23)
Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St.
One of the most successful Broadway musicals of all time – the story of the two girls who would become Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West – returns to Columbus. http://columbus.broadway.com
2. SRO Theatre Company presents The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (May 31 – June 9)
Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave.
This country-western musical pits a popular Texas brothel against a crusading moral watchdog. http://www.srotheatre.org
3. Wall to Wall Color (June 1-8)
Terra Gallery, 8 E. Poplar Ave.
Colorful, abstract paintings, glass and ceramic sculptures make up this exhibition. http://www.terra-gallery.com
4. Erik Griffin (June 6-9)
Columbus Funny Bone, 145 Easton Town Center
Comedian Erik Griffin, who recently released his first comedy album and is known for his role as Montez on Comedy Central’s Workaholics, brings his stand-up show to the Funny Bone. http://www.funnybonecentral.com
5. Columbus Arts Festival (June 7-9)
Downtown Columbus riverfront
Art, music, dance, poetry, hands-on activities, food from local restaurants, beverages, a local art tent and much more make up the 2013 Columbus Arts Festival. http://www.columbusartsfestival.org