Remembering Frank Gabrenya

The Drexel lost one of its major champions this past weekend. Frank Gabrenya, long-time film critic for The Columbus Dispatch and a manager of the Drexel during the summer of 1988, died on Saturday, [...]


UPDATE AS OF 3/15/20 @ 5 PM Due to the recent COVID-19 developments, the Drexel Theatre is suspending all screenings and events effective immediately until further notice. The health and well-being of our patrons [...]

“Parasite” is Pure Perfection

Jason Lachlan Christopher is a manager at the Drexel Theatre. His fiction has appeared in Sanitarium Magazine and Horror, Sleaze, Trash. His film reviews can be found on his website A Yardstick For Lunatics.From his [...]


This week we launched our brand new website and online ticketing system! Our new website works on your phone, has updated showtimes, upcoming events, and more. Our new ticketing system makes it easier than [...]

22nd Annual Red Carpet Bash A Success!

The Drexel Theatre's 22nd Annual Red Carpet Bash was a success! Two hundred guests joined us to watch the Oscars on the big screen with our emcee Mikaela Hunt! Thank you to our sponsors:Director - WasserstromCostume [...]

In Memoriam – Robert Lazarus Jr.

In Memoriam - Robert Lazarus Jr. We lost Bob Lazarus this week. Bob was a founding board member of Friends of the Drexel and our first ever “Drexel Hero” honoree. Bob loved this theatre and our community. [...]

Woody Allen Contest at the Drexel

ON THE AISLE - August 26, 2013 Right now in the lobby at the Drexel, we have a contest going on to celebrate the films of Woody Allen. Allen's Blue Jasmine, critically-acclaimed and wildly popular with [...]

Booking Films at the Drexel

On a daily basis, we get phone calls, emails, and suggestions at our counter about movies we should bring to the Drexel. We love the input, because frankly, we love to talk about film. Booking [...]

1776 Adds To Bexley Traditions

Bexley is a great place to celebrate the Fourth of July. The annual parade, set in motion just after breakfast, is a slice of Americana, featuring local floats, bands, and dignitaries. In the evening, Capital [...]


  Thanks to everyone who came out and helped make the 16th Annual Red Carpet Bash a huge success. A near capacity crowd had a great time watching Argo win Best Picture and Amour win Best Foreign Film. The evening [...]

Rich Elias’ review of Amour

AMOUR  Review by Rich Elias for the Drexel E-News “Amour” is the last major Oscar contender to open in Columbus, rounding out the strongest group of nominees I’ve seen in years, even decades. This French [...]






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