Supporting Culture in our Community


Columbus Historical Preservation Trust is proud to host a variety of events throughout the year to encourage fun and fellowship within the community. Whether it’s a family-friendly movie night, presentation about local history, grand gala, or the annual dinner theater presentation, CHPT events are a wonderful way to make new memories or experience new things. CHPT events are open to the public and all are welcomed to attend.



Calling All Musical Theater Buffs!

Join CHPT on Friday, September 16 for the return of the Lecture Series. Debra Dickinson, Professor of Opera Studies at Rice University will present a fascinating discussion about Broadway’s long-running, mega-musical sensations. She will explore this high-tech, international phenomenon through lecture and video with a look at audience favorites such as CatsPhantom of the Opera, and Les Misérables. In addition to a discussion about how these blockbuster shows were created, Debra will recount her experiences as an actress in the German language production of Cats in Vienna, Austria.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. Adult admission is $20 and child/student admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased online or in the Chamber of Commerce office through Wednesday, September 14. 

CHPT Lecture Series: Broadway Musicals is proudly sponsored by AL&M Building Supply. We thank them for their support!

Purchase tickets online