Crabbe, Brown & James is excited to announce that Partner, Christopher R. Green, has joined the Board of Directors for The Contemporary Theatre of Ohio (formerly CATCO). The Contemporary is a nonprofit theatre in Columbus that harnesses the transformational power of theatre that engages with the current moment to inspire a community of empathy. Crabbe, Brown & James has been at the forefront of the Columbus’ arts community for several decades. Theatre creates healthier, more engaged communities. Mr. Green’s addition to The Contemporary’s Board will further that mission.

Mr. Green’s appointment coincides with his recent selection as General Counsel to Gateway Film Center, an independent, non-profit film center located in Columbus’ University District. Crabbe, Brown & James, Managing Partner Larry H. James, currently serves as chairman of the Film Center’s Board of Directors.

For more information about the Contemporary Theatre of Ohio and its upcoming 2023-2024 season, please visit