Encore Michigan

Nana’s Naughty Knickers brings farce to Meadow Brook

Review January 14, 2018
Like hot chocolate on a cold winter night, or like an amusing friend cheering you up when you’re down, the latest show at Meadow Brook... Continue Reading

Open Book’s ‘Emilie’ beautifully connects 18th century thinking to 21st century and beyond

Review January 14, 2018
TRENTON, Mich.–Leave it to playwright Lauren Gunderson to give us a story from 18th century science and philosophy to give us a story based on... Continue Reading

Compelling life lessons and laughter abound in Detroit Repertory Theatre’s ‘Dauphin Island’

Review January 13, 2018
DETROIT,Mich.–What happens when fate grabs two society-battered souls – people who can’t quite heal themselves – and drops them in a place where they must... Continue Reading

‘Every Brilliant Thing’ opens at Tipping Point January 20; two actors will alternate performances

Preview January 12, 2018
NORTHVILLE—Tipping Point will present the single-actor show Every Brilliant Thing January 18 through February 25. Every Brilliant Thing is a show that uses care and... Continue Reading

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane’s “Book of Travelers” at UMS February 2

Preview January 11, 2018
ANN ARBOR—UMS will present Gabriel Kahane's 8980: Book of Travelers February 2 at 8:00 pm. Over the last decade, Gabriel Kahane has quietly established himself... Continue Reading

Cirque du Soleil Crystal dazzles at Little Caesars Arena this week

Review January 11, 2018
DETROIT, Mich.–Cirque du Soleil has come a long way from its origins as a troupe of street performers in the early 1980s, to wowing audiences... Continue Reading

Williamston starts year off with Joseph Zettelmaier premiere; tickets on sale now

Preview January 10, 2018
WILLIAMSTON—Williamston Theatre starts 2018 with the world premiere of Our Lady of Poison by Joseph Zettelmaier. Performances begin Thursday, January 25 and run through Sunday,... Continue Reading

Jeffry Chastang’s “Dauphin Island” opens January 11 at Detroit Rep

Preview January 09, 2018
DETROIT—Next up from Detroit Repertory Theatre is Jeffry Chastang's Dauphin Island, running from January 11 through March 18. Detroit playwright and Detroit Rep actor Jeffry... Continue Reading